Halton Healthcare Posting #: 2020-859660
Position: Summer Student x 4 positions
Department: Oakville Hospital Volunteer Association – Gift Shop & Convenience & Business Development - Marketing & Advertising
Status: Temporary Part-time for approx. 8 weeks starting in July (potential for extension)
Hours: Monday-Friday – 7 hour days - Hours range from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (up to 35 hours per week)
Note: Hours/days of work may vary and are subject to change due to the demands of the business. Must be available during hours of operations.
This is what you’ll be doing:
You will have the opportunity to provide day-today operational support in the Gift Shop & Convenience store (INS) while promoting profitability and customer satisfaction including:
Responsible to work with the Retail Manager to ensure team work and collaboration
Work alongside Volunteers to ensure customer service, engagement and profitability.
Use Point of Sale for both INS and Gift Shop, OLG terminal, troubleshoot when needed.
Assist in daily business needs including ticketing merchandise, resetting the floor and special events as determined by the Manager.
Follow open and close procedures and daily reporting.
Stock coolers and shelves in INS and merchandise in Gift shop
Assist in maintaining organized stockrooms, store merchandising, products are accounted for and displayed appropriate to optimize sales.
Constant communication with Manager and Volunteers to ensure sales targets are met , bring product ideas back to Manager.
Additionally, you will have the opportunity to practice your social media and marketing skills by supporting the Marketing & Advertising department with the overall daily operations and processes including:
Assist with website maintenance and integration of social media platforms to increase exposure e.g. Favicons, SEO Words, Organic SEO, Google Reviews, etc.
Maintenance of Facebook pages – Boosting Ads on budget, demographics and criteria interest.
Upload communication to daily dose for our retailers.
Update our internal share point and intranet account as needed.
E-marketing - constant contact to reach clients.
Execute all communication plans as required.
Setting up ad material for Printing, cutting, lamination and dissemination.
Some telephone work required.
Maintenance of the Marketing and Advertising stockroom.
Social media savvy will help with daily tasks.
This is what you’ll need to do it:
Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.
Recent retail experience is preferred but not mandatory
Strong knowledge of computer programs such as, Excel, Word, Point of Sale systems an asset
Strong social media knowledge & skills including website maintenance and business Facebook preferred
Superior verbal communication and writing skills
Sensitivity to confidentiality
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment independently with minimal supervision
Ability to be solution focused
Physical ability to stand/walk for extended periods of time
Exceptional organization skills and time management
Experience working with volunteers would be a strong asset
Salary Scale: $14.67 per hour (plus % in lieu of benefits + vacation pay)
Date Posted: July 2, 2020
Internal applications due by: July 9, 2020
If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by improving the health of the community, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient safety as we are, we'd like to hear from you. Please submit your application via the website www.haltonhealthcare.com directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.
Halton Healthcare is committed to providing accommodations [for people with disabilities]. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. Halton Healthcare is also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products, We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.