Manager, Dogwood Store

General Description

The Dogwood Gift Shop Manager will be in charge of the day to day management and operation of the Dogwood Gift Shop. They will manage 8 to 10 volunteers per week. They will work with Store Buyer and Merchandiser, Jan Bilthouse and with Global Missions Department, Anne French and Tracy Noble.

Essential Job Functions

  • Overseeing the opening and closing of the store
  • Recruit, train, supervise and motivate volunteers
  • Market and advertise shop hours, merchandise and trunk shows using Constant Contact and social media
  • Assist buyer with re-orders of current product
  • Receive new merchandise, unpack and process paperwork
  • Price merchandise and supervise volunteer involvement
  • Compile invoices from vendors and work with global missions department to organize and process payments
  • Oversee special orders for customers, contact vendors and order merchandise
  • Daily restocking of merchandise plus keep the store clean and orderly
  • Order supplies for shop
  • Oversee and collect data on daily, monthly and yearly sales. Generate reports to Shop Buyer and Global Missions Director


  • High School education
  • Prefer retail experience but not required
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs

Competencies and Behaviors

At PRUMC, we are a team that challenges each other to grow in a collaborative and productive environment. Commitment to our mission means we approach all that we do with a prayerful and faithful frame of mind. We are dedicated to showing respect, care, and compassion to the members of our staff and larger congregation.
These competencies and behaviors are specific for the Dogwood Store Manager:

  • Outgoing and people oriented
  • Exhibit excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Customer-service focused
  • Pro-active and enthusiastic

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