Inventory Associate

Location Washington, DC 0
Date Posted September 27, 2023
Job ID 10673
Employment Type Direct Hire
Scion Nonprofit Staffing, is searching for an Inventory Associate on behalf of an impactful historical preservation nonprofit organization in Washington DC! This is a direct hire opportunity offering an annual salary, robust benefits package, and a full-time onsite work schedule.

The Inventory Associate is responsible for performing a wide variety of tasks including store inventory management and loss prevention duties, traveling to conferences and providing support to volunteers for off-sites sales as well as team leadership support to staff!

  • Permanent employment opportunity!
  • The opportunity to make a difference in the historic preservation and education space!
  • Annual salary and benefits including medical, dental coverage, retirement plan, generous PTO/sick time, holidays, employee assistance program, employee discounts, flexible spending accounts, transit benefits, and more!

  • Manage inventory including:
    • Maintain knowledge of materials and products.
    • Monitor inventory levels to ensure materials are in-stock as needed.
    • Prepare and conduct physical inventory.
  • Coordinate tasks and provide input to the website and store sites, including:
    • add or the remove item sold on the ecommerce site
    • submit new items for images, verify/revise pricing, and descriptions.
  • Coordinate order processing with in-house engraver, seamstresses and manufacturers.
  • Receive inventory, reconcile vendor invoices, and process vendor returns.
  • Manage repair, hand-engraving, upgrade, and trade in processes.
  • Create max/min levels for key inventory.
  • Manage inventory levels and make recommendation on new orders and ensure proper stock position.
  • Write POs as directed by the Director.
  • Minimize out-of-stock merchandise and identify excess and phased-out merchandise.
  • Coordinate/support supply chain vendor operations.
  • Process refund requests for all sales channels.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Store Director or the Administrator.

  • Experience serving as team lead or key holder in a retail and/or e-commerce customer focused environment.
  • Direct experience with POS systems and e-commerce platforms.
  • Experience in a customer order processing and fulfillment environment.
  • Experience with retail business inventory management and loss prevention practices.
  • Strong computer skills with good working knowledge of MS Office and spreadsheet software.
  • Highly proficient using inventory/order management and POS system software.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to read/listen process and respond quickly to customer requests or questions.
  • Ability to accurately proofread orders, and other materials and documents.
  • Well-developed organizational and prioritization skills for use in managing inventory and categorizing items or requests.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.  
  • Strong organizational skills for use in categorizing items or requests. 
  • Manual dexterity required operating computer and office equipment. 
  • Frequent walking, standing, bending, and reaching involved in completing inventory and processing walk-in sales orders.  
  • Manual dexterity to assemble and pack outgoing merchandise/materials and open incoming mail or packages.

This opportunity offers a starting annual salary of $52,000 plus benefits - Benefits include medical, dental, coverage, generous PTO/sick time, holidays, employee assistance program, employee discounts, flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, transit benefits, opportunities for career growth, and more!

For immediate consideration, please apply today!

Scion Nonprofit Staffing is an award-winning national nonprofit recruitment and staffing specialist for nonprofit organizations, foundations, associations, and educational institutions! Since 2006, we have had the pleasure of successfully placing thousands of talented professionals supporting incredible missions and programs. Through our innovative team building and recruiting solutions, we bridge the gap in executive leadership searches, direct hire nonprofit recruiting, interim leadership placement, and temporary professional staffing. 

We are proud to be part of the Forbes list of the Best Recruitment Firms and the Best Executive Search Firms in America. Additionally, Scion has been recognized as a Clearly Rated Best of Staffing firm as well as a top recruitment firm by The Business Times. Additional information about our firm and our practices can be found online. Scion Nonprofit Staffing is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and the candidates we represent. 

For opportunities located in a region that has enacted fair chance, arrest, or conviction-based employment ordinances, Scion Nonprofit Staffing proactively follows the enacted guidance and considers for employment all qualified applications with arrest and conviction records. We engage in socially conscious business practices and believe that diverse, equitable, inclusive, and non-biased talent and recruitment processes are foundational to the success of Scion as well as every client organization with whom we partner. 

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