Assistant Manager, Retail e-Commerce | E Commerce in Los Angeles, CA at Goodwill Southern California

Date Posted: 6/13/2020

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Job Description

Goodwill Southern California (GSC) prepares and places thousands of individuals into sustainable employment through programs and services throughout Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. As one of the leading non-profit brands in the world, and the largest non-profit in Southern California, we have been transforming lives through the power of work for over 100 years. Goodwill Southern California supports its mission with proceeds generated from over 78 retail stores and over 44 attended donation centers, as well as from charitable donations and grants from the public and private sectors. Goodwill SoCal is a rapidly evolving organization and yet we have never been more focused – on our mission, on our people, and on our future. It’s always a GOOD day in SoCal!

Primary Responsibility / Summary

Responsible for the efficient operation of the Company's E-Commerce operations; manages and leads supervisors and line employees to achieve established goals for sales, production, customer service, payroll, safety and expense control.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities


1.Analyzes sales trends and inventory needs to determine the best course for ensuring optimal inventory to facilitate sales.
2.Work cross functionally with Amazon, EBay and eCommerce team to ensure flawless execution of online content and enhancements, and help drive the eCommerce department forward.
3.Develops effective merchandising strategies for the online marketplace.
4.Continually researches and develops revenue -generating and cost cutting opportunities for assigned areas of operation.
5.Monitor and intervene in day-to-day operations of the E-Commerce business to achieve aggressive sales goals and profitability targets.
6.Assist in monitoring the team’s work against established quality control guidelines for inventory prior to listing for sale.
7.Monitor department expense control, and report budgets.
8.Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. 
9.Experience Managing and building a team and ability to coach and advise eCommerce team.
10.Acts as top-tier customer support to address elevated customer service issues.
11.Prepares, maintains and submits required financial reporting.

Education & Experience

•5-7 years of managerial and supervisory experience.

•3-5 years of e-commerce experience, utilizing Amazon and eBay as listing platforms.

•High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

•Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university preferred.

Other Qualifications

•Possesses a valid driver's license and state-required auto insurance. 

•This position may require some travel.

•Ability to work with minimal supervision. 

•Punctual and dependable attendance.

•Free from alcohol and drug abuse.

•Understands the basic philosophy of Goodwill and participates fully in carrying out its mission.

•Adheres to Goodwill’s values of Respect, Integrity, Service, & Excellence.


Goodwill Industries in Southern California is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here:

Goodwill gives preferential consideration to persons with barriers to employment.   Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Goodwill is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees. 
Employment decisions will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Immigration and Nationality Act, and any other characteristic protected by federal or state law.  

Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disabilities

In furtherance of our commitment to end discrimination against qualified disabled individuals, and in accordance with the provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and all regulations properly issued thereunder to protect the rights of qualified disabled persons, it is Goodwill's policy that no program or activity administered by it shall exclude from participation, deny benefits to or subject to discrimination any individual solely by reason of his or her disability.   Equal employment opportunity will be extended to qualified disabled persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including recruitment, hiring, upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination.   We further affirm that we will provide reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified disabled employee or applicant.  

It is the policy of Goodwill to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment.  If you need assistance for accommodations to interview because of a disability, please notify the Human Resources Department. 
Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a disability.

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