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The Salvation Army E-Commerce Specialist - San Diego in San Diego, California


PAY RATE: $18.35 hour


The Salvation Army (TSA) Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) is a no-fee program to assist men & women in their journey to complete our rehabilitation program. We are grateful for the contributions our valued employees make toward the maintenance and effectiveness of the programs. The organization is indebted to and dependent on the diligence and devotion of its employees.


Become part of the dedicated Retail Team at The Salvation Army! Together we can continue to serve and impact our local community, through the commitment to “Do The Most Good” at our San Diego Thrift Store, which supports the Adult Rehabilitation Program. This is an opportunity to promote a positive shopping/donor experience, enhance customer service, problem-solving and teamwork skills, while contributing to the success of our Program and its participants.


  • Opportunity for career growth

  • Paid time off

  • Employee Stores Discounts

  • Great Work Perks Discounts (Amusement Parks, Museums, Services and more!)

  • Employee Referral Bonuses

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • Health and fitness Fitbit Devise

  • Retirement Plan

  • Legal Advice MetLife

  • Pet Insurance


  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

As our enthusiastic and hardworking ECOMMERCE SPECIALIST, you will be responsible for (but not limited to):

  • Create and optimize product listings on our ecommerce platform.

  • Utilize best practices for title, description, images, and other relevant content to enhance visibility and conversion rates.

  • Strategically identify opportunities to increase the quantity of merchandise available online.

  • Regularly analyze sales data and customer feedback to identify areas for improvement and growth.

  • Use data-driven insights to optimize product listings and recommend new product additions.

  • Select high-value merchandise located at the Center/Store for sale on the online platform.

  • Photograph and present merchandise in a visually appealing and informative manner.

  • Continuously assess and improve the online shopping experience to enhance customer satisfaction.

  • Meet daily posting quotas and weekly and monthly sales targets determined by the Supervisor.

  • Demonstrate efficiency, accuracy, and high productivity through effective workload management.

  • Display an eagerness to acquire new skills and grow within the organization.

Qualifications to be considered for this position:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills of the English language.

  • Excellent computer and technology skills, with a focus on Windows Operating Systems (10 or higher) and all Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, etc.).

  • Knowledge of online selling platforms and proficiency in Photoshop is preferred.

  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency in using analytic tools.

  • Familiarity with SEO best practices.

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to work under pressure and multitask.

  • Ability to type at least 40 words per minute.

  • Experience in identifying high-quality and designer brand merchandise.

  • Must have 2-4 years of customer service and/or retail experience.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, and twist on an intermittent or continuous basis.

  • Ability to grasp, push, pull, and move heavy objects such as household and office furniture, packages, and all other bulk items.

  • Ability to lift or move up to 50 lbs.

  • Ability to perform various repetitive motion tasks.

  • Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vison requirements due to extensive computer work.


Our stores operate 7 days per week. Work schedules are determined by Management and employee must be flexible to always ensure adequate store coverage. Full-time associates may be scheduled to work any full-time shift including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

COVID-19- Updates

The Salvation Army will comply with all governmental orders and any contractual obligations relative to COVID-19 safety measures, including mandatory vaccination of staff, if required. The Salvation Army will consider requests for exemptions from any such requirements on either religious or medical grounds when available.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)