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Vision Australia

Retail Sales Co-ordinator

Vision Australia

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 29/11/2017

Job Category:

Medical, Nursing & Healthcare / Occupational Therapy

Job description:

Are you looking to really make a difference in your work? Do you enjoy working with a diverse range of people in a dynamic and fun environment? This could be your perfect role.         

Vision Australia is looking for a motivated Retail Coordinator who can help our community access life changing products and vision aids. With exciting new adaptive and assistive technology now available, we need someone who has an understanding and interest in adaptive and new technology, understands optical and is a people person.

The role is based in our Vision Store at Kensington where you’ll be demonstrating and retailing the newest technology offerings, living aids and equipment.

The essential bits…
You must have an optical or occupational therapy qualification with an understanding or interest in retail sales of optical, medical equipment or assistive technology.  We offer extensive training and support in blind and low vision services and encourage recent graduates to apply for role that will lead to a career with Vision Australia.

Your day to day
You’ll manage the daily operations of the Kensington Vision Store, handle customer and staff enquiries, maintain our in-store displays and partner with our Retail Manager to really drive sales by demonstrating our products, liaising with service providers and helping promote the wide range of Vision Australia services.

The person we’re looking for will demonstrate excellent people management skills and will be self-motivated and thrive in a dynamic environment. This role is more than traditional retail, you need to be sensitive to our customers, understand their needs and our niche market, and apply your exceptional organisational and administrative skills. This is a rewarding role where you can help our customers achieve independence.

In your application please address the criteria outlined and show us you align with our organisational values. Excellent salary packaging options are available.

For more information please contact Andrew Wheeler 0407 729 380 or see the position description.

Vision Australia supports people who are blind or have low vision to live the life they choose. We welcome applications from candidates who are blind or have low vision.