So, guess what? We're looking for an incredibly awesome person to be Assistant Manager at our original Kitsilano store. The ideal incredibly awesome person will also have resume-worthy retail experience and be able to work consistent hours, especially over Christmas and during summer break.
Here's our posting in its entirety:
We’re looking to for an Assistant Manager to join our team at our Kitsilano location. If this seems like the right opportunity for you, email your resume and cover letter to [email protected].
Who you are:
— When it comes to customer service, you're a natural. A true people-person, your passion is building relationships and creating an enjoyable shopping experience for our clientele; that’s how you derive the most satisfaction from your work.
— You’re also a self-starter who thrives whether working independently or as part of a team, and you love the boutique store environment and having meaningful impact on small business.
— And if you bring a positive, enthusiastic approach to everything you do, you’ll be a great fit for our small, close team of co-workers.
Who we are:
Pebble is a lifestyle store for kids, supporting local fashion brands and designers since 2008. We offer a carefully curated selection of kids’ clothing, shoes, accessories, and gift items.
Thanks to our high-quality products, and dedication to incredible customer service, we now have two Pebble locations. Our original store is located in the Arbutus Walk area of Kitsilano, and last year we opened our second location in beautiful Edgemont Village in North Vancouver.
What you’ll do:
The goal of this position is to help the store grow and succeed in whatever way you can, through excellent consultative advice, empathetic customer service, and thorough knowledge of our product line.
You will also bring strong relationship building skills, and an acute sense of how to motivate people, elevating the capabilities of the entire team. You earn the respect of the people around you with your work ethic, knowledge, and understanding, and can effectively coach and mentor your team members.
You understand that impeccable customer service is an integral element of the company’s success, and you bring that attitude to all your customer interactions, allowing you to increase sales, and grow the business even further.
On any given day, you’ll find yourself doing the following:
— Ensuring a tailored experience for every customer by being attentive to each customer and their unique needs
— Becoming knowledgeable and up-to-date on company communication, priorities, new products and any additional information
— Maintaining the overall appearance of the store, including merchandising and visual displays
— Inventory management and stock replenishment
— Utilizing Point of Sale (POS) systems for daily transactions
— Executing opening and closing procedures.
Why Work Here?
We’re an independently run company – we’ve worked hard to build a business that you can love showing up at every single day. We look out for each other and love the community we’ve built together.
Variety – no day is the same as the last. Time flies when you get to use all your gifts and skills to help the store succeed.
Customers – our clientele love our stores and our products. You’ll be dealing with people who are excited to make their purchases and trust your judgment.
We’re also seeking out someone who wants to stick around for the long-term, and become an expert on our industry, our clientele, and retail management.
Working at Pebble:
We are a small business offering a friendly and creative environment with flexible hours. As our new Assistant Manager, you’ll be working 3 to 4 days/week, with a competitive hourly rate commensurate with experience.
You’ll hit the ground running here and your impact will be felt immediately throughout the company. If you’re the right person for the job, you’ll become an integral part of our business and see your role expand as we grow together.
Come join our team as we continue to provide a unique blend of premium service and fresh local brands.
Qualifications we're looking for:
— Experience in customer service or in a customer facing role
— Experience in a leadership role (ability to make decisions and take calculated risks)
— Experience working in a retail environment (familiar with POS, closing and opening procedures)
— Available to work consistent, regular hours during peak seasons
— Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
— Must be able to legally work in Canada.