e-Commerce Administration Assistant

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Three people work in the e-Commerce office at St Clare Hospice

We are looking for a skilled and friendly individual to join our Hospice team as an e-Commerce Administration Assistant!

St Clare Hospice shops rely on the generosity of the public to donate goods for us to sell.  We recognise that some of the items donated can get a higher sale price if sold online and so we have eBay and Depop shops too. St Clare Hospice are looking to grow our e-Commerce trading and need people with an interest and/or skills who can helps us make a real difference by supporting us to grow this vital income stream.


What are the key tasks of this role?

  • This is a new role set up to support our e-Commerce department. Tasks may include general admin, ordering packaging and stationery, customer support and supporting the team with marketing and social media posts, and talking with our customers online.
  • Support the e-Commerce team with communication, the daily functions of the department and our online accounts on eBay and Depop.
  • Be organised and provide general administration to the e-Commerce team, retail shops, customers and St Clare Hospice.
  • Support the e-Commerce team to meet our strategic aim of growing the St Clare Hospice e-Commerce Department.
  • Financial reporting related to our e-Commerce platforms.
  • Respond to customer support queries in a professional, timely and helpful manner.
  • Liaise with the customers regarding payments.
  • Process any returns or refunds as determined by the e-Commerce Team.
  • Update sales records in accordance with our defined processes.
  • Analytics and identifying best sellers and e-Commerce trends.

Please note that we can accommodate volunteers who may wish to focus on specific element of this process.


What skills, experience or personal qualities will I need?

  • Excellent computer skills and be proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Experience in a similar role would be an advantage
  • Be able to communicate politely verbally and clearly in written English, ensuring that any queries are dealt with quickly and efficiently.
  • Be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Be able to work in a logical and consistent way, providing a clear handover to other team members.
  • Ability to work remotely if and when needed

The difference this role makes to St Clare Hospice…

Your support will help us meet our strategic aims of:

  1. Reaching significantly more people who are facing death, dying and loss in our local communities.
  2. Supporting our communities to become more resilient, to support each other and to remain independent for as long as possible.
  3. Seeking partnerships with other organisations to deliver better care for our patients.

Underpinning our core Values

By volunteering with us, you’ll be part of a community that celebrates St Clare Hospice’s core values of compassion, integrity, respect, excellence and team work. Everyone who is a part of the St Clare team is expected to embody this approach to their work, ensuring that our Hospice can continue improving and meeting the needs of local people facing death, dying and loss.

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More information

For more information about this role, including: the benefits you can expect when joining our Hospice; the training and support you will be given in your role; and other details about volunteering with St Clare, please read the full Volunteer Role Description.

Please click here to read more about the e-Commerce Administration Assistant role


Apply to volunteer in this role

Thank you for your interest! If you think you’d be a good match for this exciting volunteering role at St Clare, we’d love to hear from you.

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