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    County T-Shirts is Hiring!

    County T-Shirts is Hiring!

    The Prince Edward County T-shirt Company is growing and we have immediate openings for the following Retail Sales Associate positions:

     Seasonal Full-time and Part-time Associates: (May - September)


    Permanent Part-time Associate


    The Retail Sales Associate is the most important person in our business. You are outward facing, dynamic, with exceptional customer service skills and a great personality. You have a passion for everything PEC and you are able to use your knowledge to help make County T-shirts a hub for visitors. You help us make our customers feel great about our brand and about the County.


    • Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction through excellent sales service
    • Assess customers needs and provide assistance and information on product features
    • Welcome customers to the store and answer their queries
    • Follow and achieve sales goals
    • “Go the extra mile” to inspire positive customer experience
    • 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
    • Process POS (point of sale) purchases
    • Cross sell products
    • Handle returns of merchandise
    • Collaborate well with team while also being self-motivated
    • Build productive trust relationships with customers
    • Comply with inventory control procedures
    • Suggest ways to improve sales


    • Proven work experience as a Retail Sales Associate, Sales Representative or similar role, with 1-2 years experience
    • Basic understanding of sales principles and customer service practices
    • Proficiency in English (French is an asset)
    • Basic Math skills
    • Hands-on experience with POS transactions
    • Familiarity with inventory procedures
    • Solid communication and interpersonal skills
    • Experience with social media
    • A friendly and energetic personality with customer service focus
    • Ability to perform under pressure and address issues in a timely manner
    • Availability to work flexible shifts, including weekends and holidays
    • Physical ability to work long hours standing up and lifting up to 30 lbs
    • High school or Undergraduate degree with focus on Marketing or Public Relations

    Preference will be given to candidates with a wide knowledge of Prince Edward County and a demonstrable passion for expressing all things County, as well as candidates with experience in the retail apparel sector, fashion design and merchandising, graphic arts, and related fields.


    • Competitive compensation according to experience
    • Opportunities to grow with business
    • Staff discounts, performance incentives, and bonuses

    Want to grow with us?  We want to meet you!  Please send an introduction email and résumé to lucinda@countytshirts.com by Friday, March 24, 2017.


    Social Media Whiz? We're Hiring!!


    We have a unique opportunity for a motivated student interested in working in an innovative, creative and entrepreneurial environment.  Our Brand Ambassador position is an 8 week full-time summer position implementing public relations initiatives and retail sales and marketing opportunities to promote the County Brand label and the region. 

    Job Title: Brand Ambassador

    The Brand Ambassador will work 30 hours/week at The Prince Edward County T-Shirt Company retail store and throughout Prince Edward County doing outreach activities and events.  This is an 8-week position, starting at the end of June with the possibility of extending part-time into the fall season.  Must be available week-ends. 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 2015/16 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
    • Social media wizard
    • Sales and marketing experience in a retail context
    • Relevant fields of study include marketing, communications, public relations, with a strong set of skills related to social media, media design and creation, photography and video
    • Bilingual in English and French is an asset
    • Driver’s license preferred

    Tasks & Responsibilities

    • Coordinate outreach events and participate in local festivals and opportunities to promote the company’s branded products
    • Analyze market observations and transform ideas into a design and PR strategy
    • Utilize new technology to produce online marketing strategies, social media and live blogging entries at events and happenings throughout the county
    • Design promotional materials using industry standard applications
    • Maintain company and brand standards through merchandising and presentation within the store environment and at events
    • Fulfill duties related to daily store operations as required
    • Focus retail sales opportunities by providing exceptional customer service
    • Act as a concierge to visitors to improve holiday experience
    • Create new designs that support and enhance the developing culture of the area


    $12/hour. Upon successful completion of the 8-week 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 June 17th, 2016.