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Thrift Store Manager

Cambridge, MA

Boomerangs, an award-winning family of thrift stores owned and operated by the AIDS Action Committee, is currently seeking a dynamic and fun-loving Store Manager to lead the team at our busy thrift store located in Cambridge.


As a Store Manager at Boomerangs, you will:

  • Provide leadership and direction to your team to ensure they provide exceptional customer service and maintain positive employee relationships.
  • Maintain a fully stocked and organized store with creative merchandising.
  • Work with General Manager and marketing team to develop and implement marketing and promotion strategies and events.
  • Recognize and research potentially valuable donations, and keep them in a safe place until value is determined and sales strategy established.
  • Create and organize engaging floor and auction window displays that showcase merchandise, with a focus on unique, antique, and high-value items
  • Manage all employees, including but not limited to hiring, training, performance, evaluations and terminations.
  • Oversee performance and resources to ensure sales achievement, appropriate staffing and expenditures.
  • Represent AAC and Boomerangs at public events.
  • Engage in loss prevention.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.


At Boomerangs, we offer AMAZING benefits, including:

  • A store culture built on teamwork, diversity & inclusion, a passion for thrift, and FUN!
  • Generous paid time off including 2 weeks of vacation, 12 sick days, and 12 paid holidays per year.
  • Comprehensive and affordable health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Employer contributions towards a 403(b) retirement savings account + profit sharing after 1 year
  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $3000 per year, after one year of service
  • Employee wellness program
  • Pre-tax health savings and transportation options
  • 30-50% employee discount at all Boomerangs locations and other corporate discounts for auto/home/pet insurance, local gyms, restaurants, and more!


Requirements

  • Minimum two years of retail sales management experience
  • Proven track record of driving sales figures.
  • Knowledge of current trends and pricing in antiques and collectibles as well as familiarity with current retailers, both discount and high end
  • Some holidays and weekends are required. This is a full-time salaried position. Hours will vary depending on season and staffing, with long hours often required August through October. 
  • Each member of the Boomerangs management team should understand and support the mission of The AIDS Action Committee and be familiar with the programs and services of AAC.
  • Ability to work harmoniously and effectively with colleagues, patients, clients and vendors across the spectrum of diversity, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, national origin and immigrant status, religious or spiritual identity, disability (physical, mental, emotional and developmental), veteran status, and/or limited English proficiency.
  • Willingness to contribute towards Fenway’s efforts in becoming an anti-racist organization and promoting a culture dedicated to ongoing development in service of humility, equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging, where differences are acknowledged and valued.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with thrift, consignment, or reselling
  • Bilingual Spanish/English
  • Superior communication skills


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to meet the following physical requirements with or without reasonable accommodations:
  • Ability to lift 40+lbs


We offer an excellent benefits package that includes comprehensive medical and dental insurance plans, a retirement plan with employer match, paid holidays, paid time off, an employee discount, and more. 


LGBTQIA+ identified persons, Black, Indigenous, and other people of color (BIPOC), and individuals from other historically underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.


Highly experienced individuals may be compensated at a higher rate


Salary Description

$48,300 - $54,000 per year

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