• Awesome Student Summer Employment Opportunity!

    JOB OPPORTUNITY FOR A QUALIFIED STUDENT:

    We have a unique opportunity for a motivated student interested in working in an innovative, creative and entrepreneurial environment. 

    Job Title: Brand Ambassador

    The Brand Ambassador will work full-time at our store focussing on retail sales and promoting the pride of the region through our brand.  This is a 10-week position, starting in mid-June with the possibility of starting part-time earlier in May.  Must be available weekends. This position is supported by a student grant and therefore, to be eligible for consideration, candidates must fulfill the following criteria:

    • must be between 15 and 30 years of age during the employment period
    • was a full time student in secondary or post-secondary program in 2016/17 and intends to return to school in the fall
    • is legally eligible to work in Canada

    Preferred Skills

    • Personable, energetic and creative with excellent, articulate communication skills
    • Sales experience in a retail context
    • Basic understanding of sales principles and customer service practices
    • Ability to perform under pressure and address issues in a timely manner
    • Relevant fields of study include marketing, business, communications, public relations
    • Bilingual in English and French is an asset
    • Driver’s license preferred
    • Physical ability to work long hours standing up and lifting up to 30 lbs

    Tasks & Responsibilities

    • Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction through excellent sales service;
    • “Go the extra mile” to inspire positive customer experience about our brand and the region;
    • assess customers needs and provide assistance and information on product features;
    • cross sell products;
    • follow and achieve sales goals;
    • ensure store is consistently presentable and maintain stock room organization;
    • actively seek out customers in store;
    • remain knowledgeable on products offered and discuss available options;
    • fulfill duties related to daily store operations as required;
    • team up with co-workers to ensure proper customer service;
    • participate in local events as possible to promote the pride of ‘The County’ through the company’s branded products;
    • implement promotional strategies through the use of social media and live blogging entries;
    • act as tourist expert to customers.

    Compensation

    $12/hour. Upon successful completion of the 10-week full-time contract, a bonus will be awarded.

    Application Procedure

    Send a resume and cover letter detailing why you are interested in this position to lucinda@countytshirts.com by May 19th, 2017.

     

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