The summer that was: USA players reflect on a hectic July

first_img“Nothing that happens in the NBA surprises me anymore,” the league’s MVP and Houston star said.Summer isn’t over, but in the NBA spending sense, it’s winding down. About $2 billion in deals have been made in the last four weeks, not to mention a few trades. But with the biggest names who were available in free agency staying put for the most part, most of the players who were in Las Vegas for the national team camp this week seemed to agree with Harden.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Not much surprised them.“The league is definitely shaken-up a little bit, but that’s how it is,” Charlotte guard Kemba Walker said. That’s the name of the game. That’s the business. You’re going to see guys go from team to team. … It’s just forcing everyone to step their games up individually.” In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ James Harden signs a basketball for a fan during a training camp for USA basketball, Thursday, July 26, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)LAS VEGAS — James Harden completed his work at USA Basketball’s national team minicamp, sat in a courtside chair and began to put together his assessment of what happened around the NBA this summer.He did not need long to formulate his thoughts.ADVERTISEMENT Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go? The term “player movement” was a bit of an oxymoron this summer. Players made moves, but most didn’t involve moving — James’ was the only free agent signing that exceeded $40 million in total value and involved a change to a new club.“I think the DeMarcus Cousins thing surprised a lot of people,” Memphis guard Mike Conley said. “At the end of the day, that is what it is. LeBron going to LA, Kevin Love staying in Cleveland, there was a bunch of big-time news. But I think everybody’s gotten better and we just have to try to keep up with the way the league is going. Teams are loading up.”That they are, especially out West, where the Warriors reign and yet will have challengers anyway.Houston lost some pieces, but was able to retain Chris Paul and Clint Capela to play with Harden. The Lakers have James, which changes their franchise immeasurably. San Antonio may have gotten better, in that it added DeMar DeRozan for an unhappy Kawhi Leonard.DeRozan knew Popovich was a fan of his game before last week’s trade.“He always showed me mutual respect that I definitely appreciated,” DeRozan said. “There have been times he’s told me things on the sideline about my game, that he was a fan and to keep working. Just to see things to come full circle, for me be in this position, definitely cool.”And in the East, things changed — in the sense that for the first time since 2010, James won’t be on a team that wins the conference title. Boston and Philadelphia may be favored, but there will be no shortage of teams like Miami, Indiana and Toronto believing they have a better chance in the East now that James has moved West.“If it’s a free-for-all, I’m all for that,” Heat President Pat Riley said Friday. “Because then I think the door’s wide open for almost anybody to do something very good.”Walker put it even more succinctly.“Everybody has high hopes,” he said. “I know everybody’s excited LeBron’s out of the East. Don’t have to play against him four times anymore.” GALLERY: ONE Championship: Reign of Kings Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player awardcenter_img Isaiah Thomas did change uniforms this summer, signing a minimum deal with Denver — a step he hopes is a precursor to cashing in next summer if he can return to his elite-scoring form and prove that his problematic hip is no longer an issue.He thinks the buzz around the NBA this summer only made the league stronger.“All publicity is good for the league, but this was a crazy summer with LeBron going to the Lakers, Paul George staying in OKC, a lot of movement, DeMarcus going to Golden State, it was a lot going on,” Thomas said. “But every now and then a summer needs to be like that for the NBA to keep going.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names Here’s proof of that: Minicamp was officially over, most players had left to go resume their summers, and a few players — including Phoenix’s Devin Booker and Oklahoma City’s Paul George — were among the last on the floor working out.They were in a wild series of 1-on-1 games against the likes of Golden State’s Kevin Durant, among others. Booker signed a $158 million extension earlier this month, George signed a deal to remain with the Thunder for $136 million. And there they were, trying to beat Durant, just like their teams will be trying to beat Durant’s two-time defending champion team in a few months.“For the most part the players have kind of dictated the movement across the league,” Booker said. “I think it’s great for the fans. I think it’s great for the league both domestically and internationally. It’s just a lot to follow and keep up with.”Very few moves this summer involved a superstar-level player choosing to change teams. LeBron James left Cleveland for the Los Angeles Lakers and agreed to a new four-year contract, and the Warriors were able to add DeMarcus Cousins on a one-year, $5.3 million deal.Maybe that was part of the no-surprise factor.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View commentslast_img read more

Basketball development club starting up in Energetic City

first_imgRecently, a brand new organization was formed, money was added to an account, and organizers are now searching to get Club Basketball up and running in Fort St. John.The idea of Fort St. John Club Basketball is to help support and endorse school sports teams and the development of skills consistently throughout the district. Ideally, as kids enter junior and senior high, they will have already developed a love for sports and well as the necessary basic skills.Organizers are currently looking for people to help out in every aspect of the group, from coaching, to fundraising and commissioning the league.- Advertisement -The basketball club will be holding a meeting Wednesday, Nov. 2, at the North Peace Secondary School from 6-7 p.m. Anyone in attendance should enter through the gym doors and meet in the cafeteria.The club feels that with enough volunteers, everyone involved can play a small role in making the league extremely successful. Even if unable to commit to an entire year of volunteering, good ideas are also welcomed at the upcoming meeting.Anyone interested in donating some of their time, or has any questions regarding the basketball club, please contact Rob at 250-261-3410.Advertisementlast_img read more

Arsenal legend to boss Frank Lampard and Andrea Pirlo at New York City FC

first_img1 Patrick Vieira has been appointed head coach of Manchester City’s sister club New York City FC.The former Arsenal star has signed a three-year contract with the MLS side and will officially take up the role on January 1.Vieira has departed his post as head of the elite development squad at Manchester City as he prepares to take on his first managerial job.He had been in the position since June 2013, while he previously served City as their football development executive for two years.Vieira will replace Jason Kreis at the helm of New York City FC and takes over a star-studded squad, which includes Frank Lampard, Andrea Pirlo and David Villa.The 39-year-old will travel to New York on Tuesday to meet his playing squad and to hold talks with sporting director Claudio Reyna and goalkeeping coach Rob Vartughian.“I am delighted to take up the role of Head Coach of New York City FC,” said Vieira.“To work with this squad, with Claudio Reyna and Rob Vartughian and the fantastic support team that is in place is an exciting prospect for any coach. “I would also like to thank everyone at Manchester City and most of all Brian Marwood, my coaching and support team and of course the wonderful young men who make up the Elite Development Squad, for all of their support and commitment and for making my time here so stimulating and enjoyable. “They are good footballers and good people and I know that they will continue to go from strength to strength in their careers.” Patrick Vieira last_img read more

Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal ALERT! Ivan Rakitic’s agent hints at Barca exit

first_imgChelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal have been put on high alert after the agent of Ivan Rakitic appeared to plunge the midfielder’s future into doubt.All three Premier League clubs have been linked with the Croatian midfielder in the past but he appeared content at Barcelona having played 36 times in La Liga last term.However, the competition for places at the Nou Camp has intensified following the shock arrival of Andre Gomes and reports in Spain have suggested that Rakitic could be about to leave.Miquel Sors, who is an agent who works on behalf of the 28-year-old, took to Twitter just hours after Gomes’ arrival and wrote ‘Creo que es hora de irse…’ which translates as ‘it’s time to leave’.And the cryptic message has been taken as a clear indication by the Spanish press that Rakitic may look to find a new club where he will be guaranteed regular first-team football next season.There are currently nine midfielders vying for just a trio of places behind Barca’s three-pronged attack of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar.Rakitic is currently high in the pecking order but reports have suggested that talks regarding a new deal have not progressed.And that could open the door for one of his Premier League rivals to manoeuvre what would be one of the deals of the summer by landing the talented playmaker. Is Croatia playmaker Ivan Rakitic set to leave Barcelona this summer? 1last_img read more

How Dimitar Berbatov went from ‘the worst on the pitch’ to ‘playing like Cruyff’

first_img It wasn’t an easy start to Premier League life for Berbatov… “So after three games Martin Jol called me and said, ‘Mido, I made a big mistake. Come to Tottenham, please. I will do whatever you want. This guy I bought, he’s not as expected. I need you back.’“So I signed and two days later I played Man United away at Old Trafford and Martin put Berba on the bench. He needed time, but Martin told him he would never make it in England.“But once I came back, he started to play like Cruyff! He was unbelievable, he became a totally different player. Berbatov is a cult hero at Tottenham …but he soon became one of Tottenham’s biggest players Dimitar Berbatov went from ‘the worst player on the pitch’ to ‘playing like Johan Cruyff’ almost overnight during his early days at Tottenham, according to former team-mate Mido.The maverick Bulgarian striker is fondly-remembered by Spurs fans for his sensational two seasons with the club, where his scored 46 goals in 102 appearances and lifted the League Cup. “He used to come to the training ground with his own knife and fork.“He used to get a knife and fork out of his pocket and eat. We all used to think: ‘What is that? What’s going on?!’“He’s a photographer, too. He goes out into the wild to take photos – he’s a bit weird.” His impeccable touch, sublime finishing and undeniable arrogance on the ball alerted Manchester United and he ended up joining the Premier League giants in a £30million deal, going on to win two Premier League titles.But, as his old team-mate explains, Berba didn’t enjoy the smoothest of starts when he first arrived in north London.Egyptian frontman Mido was a big hit when he initially joined Spurs on an 18-month loan deal from Roma in January 2005.He scored 14 goals in one-and-a-half seasons before returning to Italy but, as the star revealed, it wasn’t long before he was back at White Hart Lane – because manager Martin Jol wasn’t convinced Berbatov was good enough.He told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast: “Tottenham bought Berbatov [that summer] but for the first three games, Berba was the worst player on the pitch.“Like, unbelievable. 4center_img 4 📈 ‘In his first 3 games he was the worst player on the pitch… then I came back to #THFC & he became Cruyff!”🍴 ‘He used to bring his own knife and fork to training’😂 ‘He’s a bit weird’@Midoahm talking about Dimitar Berbatov is brilliant![🎥 w/ https://t.co/gCPtsiLjeK] pic.twitter.com/EXupRMuYi2— The Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast (@SportsBreakfast) November 26, 2018 4 Berbetov won two Premier League titles with Manchester United 4 “And to be honest, I struggled.“I did my best, I was fighting every day trying to get into the team, but it wasn’t easy because he was just unbelievable. His first touch and the way he could finish was just from a different planet.”Berbatov was known for much more than his supreme elegance and calmness with a football at his feet – he was also one of the most quirky characters in the Premier League at the time.And Mido admitted he thought the Bulgarian was ‘a bit weird’.last_img read more

GLENSWILLY 5K A HUGE SUCCESS – AND THAT’S NO BULL!

first_imgA huge turn-out of more than 700 walkers and runners made the inaugural Glenswilly 5k a huge success last night.The race was won by Johnny Patton from Letterkenny followed closely by Michael Black. But the emphasis on last night’s 5k was on participation and fun.And the people of Glenswilly can be immensely proud of producing such a special occasion for all concerned.Not even a BULL wandering onto the course could put those who took off their stride!The event was staged to raise funds for underage football at Glenswilly GAA Club and all money raised will go directly towards helping the youngsters at the club to enjoy their sport. Blessed with superb weather, the organisers would like to thank the Gardai, all marshals, sponsors and most of all anyone who took part.Plans for next year’s event are already underway!THE FULL RESULTS ARE BELOW THE FOLLOWING PICTURES………….Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club1 691 16.06 JONATHAN PATTON SM Letterkenny A C2 511 16.08 MICHAEL BLACK SM Letterkenny A C 3 134 16.23 IVAN TONER SM Letterkenny A C4 405 16.35 kevin ferry SM Letterkenny A C5 166 16.42 sean mcgettigan SM Finn Valley A C6 140 16.45 COLIN WATSON SM Individual 7 148 16.49 Ciaran McBride SM Letterkenny A C8 493 16.53 brian crossan SM Letterkenny A C9 443 17.05 GERARD MC GRANAGHAN SM Letterkenny A C10 548 17.14 MICHAEL LOGUE SM Individual11 436 17.18 Humphrey Murphy M45 Letterkenny A C12 132 17.19 JOE ENGLISH M50 Letterkenny A C13 67 17.29 Joe Gibbons SM Individual14 404 17.33 marcus mcclintock M40 Letterkenny A C15 184 17.54 PATRICK DUNLEAVY SM Letterkenny A C16 419 17.56 glen duncan SM Individual17 458 17.58 STEPHEN SWEENEY M45 Individual18 449 18.05 GARETH MCLAUGHLIN SM Individual19 428 18.24 jason unknown M40 Letterkenny A C20 154 18.25 aonroi cheevers SM Letterkenny A C21 78 18.26 conor gallagher SM Lifford A C22 51 18.28 Dale Gallagher JM Individual23 524 18.33 liam doherty SM Individual24 697 18.50 JOHN PRUNTY SM Individual25 495 19.00 martin devenney SM Lifford A C26 103 19.01 lee gildea SM Letterkenny A C27 687 19.09 RAYMOND BIRCH SM Individual28 174 19.10 noreen mcgettigan SW Letterkenny A C29 662 19.15 anthony sweeney SM Individual30 701 19.17 SEAN CROSSAN M40 Letterkenny A C31 156 19.21 raymond mcgahey M40 Individual32 135 19.23 KEVIN TONER M60 Letterkenny A C33 532 19.25 COLIN MOONEY SM Individual34 705 19.26 PATRICK MCGLYNN SM Finn Valley A C35 483 19.27 MICHAEL MAGUIRE SM Individual36 30 19.32 Colm Farrell SM Individual37 482 19.33 IRENE MCFADDEN SW Letterkenny A C38 128 19.33 paul mcmonagle SM Letterkenny A C39 38 19.38 Stewart Magee SM Individual40 441 19.38 Paul 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siobhan mclaughlin SW Individual347 178 33.40 IRENE MCFADDEN SW Individual348 93 34.34 labhaoise temple W40 Individual349 92 34.34 seamus temple M60 Letterkenny A C350 198 34.35 LAURA ROBINSON SW Individual351 199 34.39 ANGELA QUINN SW Individual352 222 34.40 Andrea Anderson Walker Individual353 418 34.41 olive doherty W40 Individual354 208 34.42 Mark Moore Walker Individual355 236 35.04 Mary McHugh Walker Individual356 12 35.05 mark mcginty Boys 16 Individual357 234 35.08 Noreen Russell Walker Individual358 130 35.08 sharon mcfeely W40 Individual359 457 35.12 ANGELA SWEENEY W50 Individual360 11 35.36 conor mcginty Boys 16 Individual361 161 37.07 cathal sheridan M50 Individual362 33 37.15 Aine Carberry JW Individual363 467 37.38 lisa mackey SW Individual364 167 37.45 frances mcbride SW Individual365 96 38.45 patrick boyle Boys 16 Individual366 255 39.08 Geraldine Rodgers Walker Individual367 254 39.08 Maureen McBrearty Walker Individual368 75 39.23 kyle canning Boys 16 Individual369 124 39.47 corina gibbons JW Individual370 218 40.33 Eileen Quinn Walker Individual371 232 40.34 Caroline McMonagle Walker Individual372 211 40.35 Rosie Doherty Walker Individual373 253 40.40 Mary McBrearty Walker Individual374 205 40.56 Siobhan Goppert Walker Individual375 500 41.00 MARK MCCONNELL SM Individual376 233 41.07 Geraldine Carr Walker Individual377 702 42.52 RACHEL MULLEN Girls 16 Individual378 81 42.57 Anita O’Donnell SW Individual379 150 42.57 sue ellen henaghan SW IndividualTotal Runners: 379GLENSWILLY 5K A HUGE SUCCESS – AND THAT’S NO BULL! was last modified: June 19th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click 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DONEGAL ‘CORNER SHOP’ IN FIGHT FOR SURVIVAL AS 40 CLOSE IN TWO YEARS

first_imgMore than 40 corner shops across Donegal have closed down in the last two years.And trade is down by more than 15% for those still in business according to Chief Executive of the Convenience Stores and Newsagents Association.Vincent Jennings said local shop owners are facing a huge uphill battle to keep their open signs up. He warned the recession is taking its toll with the government, banks and wholesalers heaping more pressure on shopkeepers.“Banks are withdrawing overdraft and loan facilities leaving some shop-owners unable to weather the economic storm.“Suppliers are increasing their wholesale prices, which the retailer cannot pass on to hard-pressed customers,” he said.Family-run and local shops are also facing the increasing threat of anti-social behaviour as well as an increase in shoplifting and hold-ups, he added. He also urged local authorities not to see the local shop owner as a soft touch for easy revenue but to set ‘realistic rates and fair charges’.‘Our customers value the convenience of shopping in well appointed stores open at times and in locations that suit them.“But the actions of the government, banks and wholesalers make it very hard for our members to survive without compromising on the value and service the shopper wants’, said Mr. Jennings.Accountants and business advisers are meeting Donegal shop owners on a daily basis trying to work out business survival plans, he said.He claimed government policy of implementing ‘excessive excises and VAT hikes’ is playing a major role in the sector’s dire difficulties. DONEGAL ‘CORNER SHOP’ IN FIGHT FOR SURVIVAL AS 40 CLOSE IN TWO YEARS was last modified: August 8th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:corner shopsdonegalVincent Jenningslast_img read more

MOTORS: WHY TOYOTA IS CELEBRATING THE GT86 – IRISH PERFORMANCE CAR OF THE YEAR

first_imgTOYOTA is celebrating after its stunning GT86 was named Irish Performance Car of the Year. And when you watch this video – the official full length version advertisement for this very special car – you’ll see why.If you fancy driving one for yourself, Kelly’s Toyota in Donegal will be happy to help!Click to play  MOTORS: WHY TOYOTA IS CELEBRATING THE GT86 – IRISH PERFORMANCE CAR OF THE YEAR was last modified: November 28th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:MOTORS: WHY TOYOTA IS CELEBRATING THE GT86 – IRISH PERFORMANCE CAR OF THE YEARlast_img read more

Niko Medved Named Head Men’s Basketball Coach

first_img What They’re Saying About Niko Medved Career Timeline Niko Medved Page Print Friendly Version Story Linkscenter_img Reserve Your Tickets Des Moines, Iowa – Drake University Director of Athletics Sandy Hatfield Clubb named Niko Medved head men’s basketball coach March 26, 2017. A well-respected head coach at Furman University and Minnesota native, Medved has a proven record of building a program through recruiting and player development at one of the nation’s premier liberal arts institutions. Medved was formally introduced at a press conference on the Drake University campus Monday, March 27.”I am extremely excited to welcome Niko Medved and his family to Drake University,” Hatfield Clubb said. “Niko has built a championship program centered on student-athletes who thrive in the classroom and on the basketball court. He is a tenacious and passionate recruiter whose vision for success aligns with the tenets of The Bulldog Way touchstone. His strong Midwest ties and his proven success at a highly academic institution make him a perfect fit to lead the Bulldogs.” Medved, the 2017 Southern Conference Coach of the Year, has served as the head coach at Furman the past four seasons where he led the Paladins to the 2017 SoCon regular-season championship with a 13-3 conference record. This season’s highlights included a 10-game win streak and a second-straight appearance in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament. Medved has guided the Paladins to the semifinals of the postseason tournament with a 23-11 record to date this season. The Paladins continue their quest for the CIT championship on Wednesday.”I am ecstatic about the opportunity to be the next men’s basketball coach at Drake University,” Medved said. “Drake University’s tremendous reputation partnered with its strong leadership and the thriving Des Moines community make this a special place.  I was born and raised in the Midwest and have so many strong roots in this part of the country.  My family and I can’t wait to get started.”Medved has revitalized the Furman program, taking over a seven-win team in 2013 and progressing to nine, 11, 19, and 23 wins in successive seasons. Medved has also coached back-to-back SoCon Players of the Year in Stephen Croone and Devin Sibley, Jr. In just his third season at Furman in 2015–2016, Medved guided the Paladins to a 19-16 overall record, a third-place finish in the Southern Conference, and the school’s first postseason victory in 40 years. He helped the Paladins to a school record 14 home victories during the 2015–2016 campaign and led the Paladins to the second round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament.His recruiting at Furman produced immediate results with Sibley being named the SoCon Freshman of the Year in 2015 and a total of four student-athletes earning spots on the SoCon All-Freshman Team in the last three years.”Niko Medved brings proven ability as a head coach to build a successful and sustainable men’s basketball program to Drake,” added Drake University President Marty Martin. “He is a highly effective recruiter, great at player development, and an excellent coach on both sides of the ball. I am thrilled to welcome Niko and Erica, and their three-week old daughter Aly, to Drake and Des Moines.”The 43-year-old head coach took over the Furman program after six seasons as an assistant coach at Colorado State where he helped engineer a similar turnaround under Head Coach Tim Miles in which the program rebounded from a seven-win season to a postseason appearance two years later, a 20-win season in 2011–2012, and the first of back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances for the Rams.At Colorado State, Medved’s recruiting efforts produced numerous standout players including 2013 honorable mention AP All-American and first-team All-Mountain West Conference choice Colton Iverson, 2013 Mountain West Conference Sixth Man of the Year Daniel Bejarano, second team All-MWC pick Dorian Green, third team all-league selection Pierce Hornung, 2012 first team All-MWC guard Wes Eikmeier, and two-time all-league performer Andy Ogide.Before joining the staff at Colorado State, Medved spent a season as an assistant at the University of Minnesota under Dan Monson following seven seasons as an assistant at Furman, including serving as Furman’s interim head coach in the spring of 2006. Furman registered winning seasons in each of Medved’s last three years in Greenville and four of the final five seasons. Medved began his career at the University of Minnesota in 1992, where he was a student manager and assistant. He also served as the associate head coach at Macalester College from 1997–1999 and worked four years as an instructor at the prestigious Nike All-America camp. He completed his B.S. in kinesiology in 1997 and his master’s in sport management in 1999, both from the University of Minnesota. Photos last_img read more

JOB VACANCIES: DONEGAL SUPERMARKET LOOKING TO RECRUIT MANAGER AND OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

first_imgJOB VACANCY: A busy supermarket based in Inishowen are looking to recruit an experienced manager and part-time office administrator to become part of their dynamic team.  Management are looking for a responsible, determined, career-focused individual with great leadership skills to fill their vacancy for Manager in their Inishowen supermaket.Responsibilities include: · Maximise sales & profit performance and have the determination and self-confidence to drive sales and productivity forward.· To have total commitment to the company and have full responsibility of stock control, wastage, profit margins, staff training and customer care.· Demonstrate strong organisational skills through implementation of systems & processes to utilise resources to best effect.· Inspire, lead and motivate staff. · A proven track record of managing people.· Ensure your team delivers exceptional customer service.· Deliver exemplary standards in store presentation, stock control & administration compliance.The successful candidate must have a minimum of three to five years managerial experience in a dynamic and fast paced environment, demonstrate motivation, enthusiasm, resilience and drive for achievement, coupled with planning and organisation skills.They should inspire confidence through effective leadership skills and an ability to influence. Part-Time Office Administrator/Bookkeeping AssistantManagement are looking for an enthusiastic, positive candidate for the above vacancy for approximately 21 hours a week in our Inishowen supermarket.Duties to include (but not exclusively) bookkeeping, filing and matching invoices, creditor management, allocation of receipts, reconciliations and office administration.The successful candidate will be computer literate, have excellent analytical and organisational skills and must have the ability to work both as part of a team as well as on their own initiative. Knowledge of Sage would be an advantage.Applications by e-mail together with a curriculum vitae to odonnellmary60@gmail.comClosing date for receipt of applications is Friday 24th July 2015.JOB VACANCIES: DONEGAL SUPERMARKET LOOKING TO RECRUIT MANAGER AND OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR was last modified: July 10th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:jobsnewslast_img read more