RETAIL SALES ASSOCIATE (WELLAND AVE) – Permanent, Part-Time
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In operation since 1994 and located in St. Catharines, Book Outlet is one of Canada’s largest bookstores with over 45,000 sq. ft. of space.
At Book Outlet we believe that reading is at the heart of enchanting the mind, and it is our shared responsibility to bring this purpose to life – one book at a time. Our culture and everything that we do is guided by our core values:
WE NOT ME – we understand that success is fleeting if we don’t put others first
KICK SOME MOON DUST – we believe that the key to greatness is to be willing to go where no one has ever gone before
RIDE TOGETHER. WIN TOGETHER – we believe that the whole TEAM is greater than the sum of its individual players and Together Everyone Achieves More
WE EAT THE STINKY CHEESE – we have a curious mind, and never stop learning
WAKE UP. BE AWESOME. REPEAT – we believe that working hard is the result of a great attitude and passion for living each day at our best, and
NO DONKEYS – we know that life is too short to work with, or do business with, those that think and act like donkeys.
We are looking to grow the Book Outlet family with enthusiastic and driven individuals who share our values and passion for achieving results within an environment of continuous growth and innovation.
To learn more about Book Outlet, please visit our website at:
We have an opportunity available for a permanent, part-time Retail Sales Associate at our St. Catharines retail store located at 340 Welland Avenue, who is outgoing, has a passion for books and reading, and is keen to make a positive contribution to our team.
Provide a high level of prompt and friendly customer service by engaging and inspiring our customers on the sales floor
Develop and maintain a positive company image by efficiently and accurately interacting with customers
Demonstrate sincere empathy and patience with all customers
Carry out cashier duties
Maintain a clean and organized storefront
Leverage our product to tell stories
Curate specific product collections for each customer you meet
Replenish product on displays and shelves
Uphold safe work practices in accordance with Book Outlet’s Health and Safety Program
Complete other related miscellaneous tasks, including some light warehouse duties
Qualifications, skills and abilities:
OSSD or equivalent
Positive attitude, punctual and strong work ethic
Two or more years of customer service experience
Enjoy working with the public and problem solving
Ability to effectively work independently and in a team environment
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to objectively interpret and grasp unique situations based on varying customer behavior
This is a part-time position (10-15 hours per week), and the successful candidate will be required to work some evening and Saturday shifts in addition to daytime shifts. The store operates 5 days a week (Tuesday through Saturday). Cashier experience is preferred. We require a basic police check.
To apply for this position via ADP, please log in to your ADP account and go to: Myself > Talent > Career Center click on Retail Sales Associate, hit Apply, upload your resume and cover letter and complete the application process. Or you can also send your resume and cover letter to HR@bookdepot.com indicating “Retail Sales Associate” in the subject line by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 25th, 2021.
- Please note you can access the Career Center when using ADP from your web browser on your computer or phone, but it is not available in the mobile app.
We very much appreciate and thank you for your application and interest in Book Outlet, however, only those individuals selected to participate in our interview process will be contacted. We will keep all resumes received for one year.
Book Outlet is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations necessary.