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Counter Manager (Kingsway)

SEARS CANADA - RETAIL

Edmonton, AB, CANADA

Retail In-Store

Job Description:

Welcome to Sears, one of Canada's most trusted brand names.

 

For the past 60 years, Sears has been a household name from coast to coast. How have we been able to build such a great reputation? Through our dedicated Associates, of course!

 

With thousands of roles across the country, Sears is one of Canada's largest employers. Whether you are just starting out or have an established track record, Sears can offer you an exciting opportunity to build and grow your career. Bring your passion and enthusiasm for engaging with our customers, and you will find a world of career possibilities within our organization.

 

Purpose of the Role

 

Provide day to day supervision of cosmetic counter staff and operations, in support of Sears Mission, Vision and Values. Maximize sales and profitability for the store and cosmetic brand.

 

Major Responsibilities

  1. Perform the responsibilities of a Beauty Advisor as required, including selling, responding to customer inquiries, conducting customer consultations, etc.

  2. Identify performance targets for Beauty Advisors, including sales targets, consultation targets, average transaction value targets, special event appointments, etc. Review and monitor achievement to ensure outstanding customer service.

  3. Supervise and manage the staff and operations of the specified cosmetic counter, including consulting with Sales Manager on staffing needs/schedules, participating in recruitment of new staff, participating in performance assessment, etc., to ensure exceptional customer service and maximization of revenues.

  4. Provide ongoing training/coaching to Beauty Advisors and other staff reporting for continuous improvement, including weekly update meetings with team and one on one, etc.

  5. Plan and organize successful promotions and in-store events in collaboration with the Beauty Advisor team, store management, and the brands identified by the Account Executive.

  6. Promote the brand image through personal image, demonstrating excellence in execution of merchandise and presentation according to standard.

  7. Monitor and maintain the correct active, on-hand merchandise inventory ensuring adequate stock levels are maintained to meet requirements, eg. key selling SKUs and promotion program needs. Notify Merchandise Flow Analyst of supplies required for special events, etc.

  8. Develop and maintain effective working relationships with store management, Headquarters team, and brand vendor partners.

  9. Ensure all associates work in compliance with all laws and regulations and attend and complete all required health and safety training, report all accidents and take every precaution reasonable to ensure personal safety and the safety of others. Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications

  • Secondary school diploma
  • Apprenticeship program in cosmetics or esthetician
  • A minimum of 2 years of previous work experience
  • Demonstrated supervisory Skills
  • Excellent customer service skills

 

We offer a competitive compensation package including a flexible benefits program and a generous associate discount on most Sears merchandise and services. We are committed to encouraging internal development and providing career enrichment opportunities wherever possible.

 

Please be advised that only those applicants who are selected for interviews will be contacted.

About Sears

Sears Canada is undergoing an exciting evolution. We're reimagining our physical stores and reengineering our digital channels to embrace the future and offer Canadians a fully transformed retail experience.

For the past 60 years, Sears has been a household name from coast to coast. How have we been able to build such a great reputation? Through our dedicated Associates, of course!

With thousands of roles across the country, Sears is one of Canada's largest employers. Whether you are just starting out or have an established track record, Sears can offer you an exciting opportunity to build and grow your career. 

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What it's like to work at Sears

Culture of Innovation

Our Initium eCommerce Lab is at the centre of our innovation. It’s where we’re developing exciting new platforms, channels and tools that will not only transform Sears, but the retail landscape as a whole.

Every department is inspired by our commitment to pursue creative ideas, smart innovations and a more efficient mode of business.  We’re looking for people who aren’t just comfortable with change… but who crave it.

Work with the Best

Sears Canada is home to some of the most talented people in the industry. We’re future-focused, aligned to one goal and inspired to deliver our best work every day.

At Sears Canada, we’re all about the customer. From our front-line staff to our technologists, at every level, we have the authority to deliver on and exceed our customer’s expectations of us.

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Benefits & Perks

Benefits and Perks

We offer all of team members a competitive compensation package including a flexible benefits program and a generous associate discount on most Sears merchandise and services. We are committed to encouraging internal development and providing career enrichment opportunities wherever possible.

Inclusive Work Environment

We’re here to capture the hearts and minds of our customers, and our employees. As we embark on our seventh decade, we continue to uphold our inclusive work environment through our strong values, our integrity and our passion in everything that we do.

Google for Work

At Sears Canada, we recognize the importance of work life balance. That’s why we use G Suite to give our team the flexibility to work from anywhere.

Born in the cloud, Google for Work supports our productivity, mobility and innovation efforts.

Counter Manager (Kingsway), SEARS CANADA - RETAIL , Edmonton, AB, CANADA