This is a volunteer or missionary who raises their own support position.
Do you have experience with the Internet and enjoy retail shopping? Would you like to be a part of helping to fund support services for Bible translation by bringing in income through Internet sales?
If so, we are looking for a special person to develop and coordinate Internet sales of handmade crafts, jewelry, clothing, and books for our JAARS Gift Shop. You will be doing this to help make Bible translation and language development possible, especially in the most remote, difficult places on earth.
Responsible for researching, developing, and uploading appropriate Gift Shop inventory onto Internet sales websites and JAARS.org.
Determine with the Gift Shop Manager the appropriate merchandise to offer
Develop a system for maintaining inventory separate from Gift Shop sales to avoid selling the same piece twice
Research, set up, and promote accounts with existing websites
Coordinate with accounting to set up the appropriate credit card system
Establish area, equipment, and lighting to photograph merchandise
Determine price points to cover website fees and shipping and handling charges
Track sales and prepare monthly reports
Provide customer service, fulfill orders, and package for shipment
Education and Experience
Excellent customer service skills
Knowledge of online retail sites and Internet experience