Description: Retail Store Manager
Job Purpose: To ensure the profitability of a store selling indigenous art and crafts from Africa.
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in retail management. Knowledge of art and culture of Africa or a propensity to learn will be a valuable asset. A flexible schedule and ample availability are necessary.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Merchandising, pricing and display
Advertising and promotion
Scheduling and Staffing
Achieving financial objectives
Identifying customer requirements and expanding our customer database
Gain knowledge about and promote our artisans and their crafts
Implementing policies and procedures
Desirable Abilities: Customer service excellence, tracking expenses and budgeting, creative promoter, staff motivator, results driven, strategic planner, verbal communicator and SALES ORIENTED.
Remuneration will be a base salary with a generous bonus structure linked to the overall performance of the store.
About Nharo African Arts and Crafts Inc. (www.nharo.com)
Nharo African Arts and Crafts Inc. was founded in 2002 by Paul Wellhauser to work directly with artisans across Africa through wholesale, retail festivals, online and at our physical store at 543 Danforth Ave in Toronto. Currently we are looking for a manager for our retail store location.
Our retail store can be a hub of knowledge and culture. At least two artisans each year visit the store for trunk shows and promotions.
Interested candidates are encouraged to forward a resume!