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Current Openings:

Sales Associate -McCaul St. Location

Your availability must be EVENINGS and WEEKENDS.
This is a regular full time position with varying hours and flexibility required. 3 to 5 days a week.
YOU MUST HAVE A POST SECONDARY EDUCATION IN FINE ARTS.

Are you obsessed with oil paints? Do you have a passion for pastels? Wild about watercolours? If this sounds like you, we’d love to meet!
At Above Ground, we’re always looking to add great people to our retail team. If you think you’re right for the job and not afraid of a little hard work, send us your resume and tell us why you think Above Ground is the place for you.

Desired skills, knowledge, and experience:

  • Experience working in a retail environment

  • Customer service oriented

  • Good organization skills – able to work unsupervised when required

  • IT proficiency

  • A ‘can-do’ attitude – committed and enthusiastic

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Confident communicator

  • Numeracy skills

  • Ability to work in a team

  • A passion for art and creativity

  • Education/Background in Arts and Fine Art

Email resumes to alan@abovegroundartsupplies.com

Key Holder – Junction Location

Above Ground Art Supplies , is looking to fill the position of Key Holder, in our JUNCTION location who, under the directions of the Store Manager, will primarily be responsible to coordinate departmental activities and operations. This position will greet and assist customers in a manner that models exemplary conduct to other staff, including demonstrating add-on sales and describing technical information to customers to enhance salesmanship. This role will also lead by example to build department commitment to high standards of service. The Key Holder must possess the following:

  • Post Secondary in art or a related field essential in FINE ART

  • Experience in art supplies  (custom framing an asset)

  • 1 Year experience in retail supervision required

Job Duties

  • Coordinate store activities and operations

  • Greet and assist customers in a manner that models exemplary conduct to other staff, including demonstrating add-on sales and describing technical information to customers to enhance salesmanship

  • Lead by example to build department commitment to high standards of service

  • Encourage a positive team atmosphere that enables the team to meet or exceed sales goals and achieve consistently high levels of customer service

  • Ensure all customer complaints are addressed and handled professionally, leaving the customer with a positive resolution

  • Maintain a calm demeanor during periods of high volume or unusual events to keep the store operating to our level of standards and to set a positive example for your team

  • Assist with new employee training by positively reinforcing successful performance and giving respectful and encouraging coaching as needed

  • Support store operational activities including product ticketing, shipping and receiving, product flow, floor change-outs, sales and markdowns and store up-keep

  • Accurately monitor and maintain inventories, the flow of merchandise and weekly orders

  • supervise the activities of other sales representatives

  • Anticipate customer and store needs by constantly evaluating environment and customers for cues

  • Provide feedback on employee performance

    Job type: Full Time

    Email resumes to alan@abovegroundartsupplies.com

Location Supervisor – BEACHES

Above Ground Art Supplies , is  looking to fill the position of  Location supervisor, in our BEACHES location who, under the direction of the Operations Manager, will primarily be responsible to coordinate departmental activities and operations in their absence. This position will greet and assist customers in a manner that models exemplary conduct to other staff, including demonstrating add-on sales and describing technical information to customers to enhance salesmanship. This role will also lead by example to build department commitment to high standards of service.

The Location Manager must possess the following:

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent

  • Degree or Diploma in art or related field preferred

  • experience in art supplies and custom framing, an asset

  • Three years of experience in retail required

Job Duties

  • Coordinate store activities and operations

  • Greet and assist customers in a manner that models exemplary conduct to other staff, including demonstrating ass-on sales and describing technical information to customers to enhance salesmanship

  • Lead by example to build department commitment to high standards of service

  • Encourage a positive team atmosphere that enables the team to meet or exceed sales goals and achieve consistently high levels of customer service

  • Ensure all customer complaints are addressed and handled professionally, leaving the customer with a positive resolution

  • Maintain a calm demeanor during periods of high volume or unusual events to keep the store operating to our level of standards and to set a positive example for your team

  • Assist with new employee training by positively reinforcing successful performance and giving respectful and encouraging coaching as needed

  • Support store operational activities including product ticketing, shipping and receiving, product flow, floor change-outs, sales and markdowns and store up-keep

  • Accurately monitor and maintain inventories, the flow of merchandise and weekly orders

  • supervise the activities of other sales representatives

  • Anticipate customer and store needs by constantly evaluating environment and customers for cues

  • Provide feedback on employee performance

    Job type: Full Time

 

Email resumes to alan@abovegroundartsupplies.com