Fun. Engaging. Dreamy. These are some of the words to describe what it is like to work at Planet Kid; also known as the "coolest kids' boutique in Toronto. Planet Kid retails an exceptional collection of Canadian and international product lines for children of all ages that have the perfect mix of smart design, style and quality. Planet Kid makes shopping easy, fun and affordable whether it’s a gift or personal.
Planet Kid is currently hiring 2 part-time Retail Experts for their location in west end Toronto.
The Retail Experts will assist Planet Kid customers by providing exceptional customer service and product knowledge.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
- Actively ensure customers are supported consistent with the Planet Kid customer experience philosophy by having a high level of product knowledge and maintaining a fun, energetic and happy attitude.
- Ensure all operational best practice processes are utilized including those related to receiving, store opening and closing, paperwork, daily communication, merchandising and record keeping as directed by the Store Manager.
- Accurately reconcile daily sales transactions using Smart Vendor software.
- Maintain a clean, organized and attractive work environment including visual merchandising and custodial duties.
The ideal candidates will possess the following skills, experience, and qualifications:
- High school diploma or equivalent required.
- A strong communicator (verbal and written) who can provide an exceptional quality of customer focused sales assistance.
- Must be available during weekdays and weekends; averaging 15-20 hours per week.
- Must have the ability to lift 30lbs.
- Proven success in creating unique visual merchandising displays is an asset.
- Previous retail experience is an asset.
- Basic computer skills; proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and social media skills including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram is an asset.
- Interest in and excitement for children’s products and general ease around children; experience with children is an asset as is experience in children’s retail.
- Use of Smart Vendor or other database retail sales system is an asset.
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please send your CV and cover letter by September 30, 2013 attention Human Resources.
Planet Kid thanks all applicants; however, only selected candidates will be contacted.