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Job Posting – Retail Store Manager – Stephen Ave.

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Job Posting – Retail Store Manager – Stephen Ave.

The Chocolate Lab is an award-winning chocolate and confections manufacturer. We are a team of learners who work who love what we do – creating artful, world class products. We are looking for a Full Time Retail Store Manager to lead our downtown location in Calgary.

Summary of Position:  

Full-time, salary, + benefits + vacation + sales incentive bonus.
A leader on location who manages and inspires the retail sales and service team. Obsessed with all things chocolate, they are committed to giving customers a legendary and award-winning store experience. You will be reporting to Senior Management.

Wha you’ll be doing: 

  • Daily, weekly and monthly planning of staffing based on the season ahead
  • Involvement in hiring, training, leading and retaining staff
  • Planning and facilitating successful day-to-day operations of retail store and customer experience, sales targets
  • Ensuring all health and safety guidelines are adhered to, as per company protocols, and AHS requirements- understanding the consequences of not adhering to AHS compliance.
  • Effectively allocating resources – managing and prioritizing, the team, supplies and inventory
  • Ordering – stock, supplies and ingredients.
  • Quality control of product

We want to meet you if you have the following requirements: 

  • Legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Lover all things chocolate, and want to share this love with customers.
  • Experience in leadership – minimum 1 year of leadership of a team (>10 people)
  • A people person – positive and encouraging, motivating and caring
  • Proactive action while considering ways to improve customer retail experience, team and store dynamics.
  • Experience in sales – history of meeting and surpassing daily, weekly, monthly targets
  • Scheduling, payroll, and budgeting experience
  • Calm and friendly personality who loves helping people and can read a situation
  • Retail and customer service experience – can quickly learn about new products, patient, attentive, able to handle surprises.
  • Effective communication o written/verbal ability to ask clarifying questions o super listening skills o uses positive, motivating language to encourage performance o can be a good actor when required o can give and receive critical feedback
  • Tech saavy – works well with their phone/mobile devices using cloud-based apps
  • Experience handing cash – confidence using point of sale software and able to troubleshoot
  • Time management – able to manage multiple clients and competing timelines for order fulfillment
  • Able to work independently while still working as part of a team and leading the team.
  • Demonstrates care for their work, the people around them and takes pride in a job well done.
  • Has a growth mindset, a sense of humour and is optimistic though quiet and busy times

Other details:

  • Full-time position, +overtime during the busy season
  • Our downtown retail store is located in Fashion Central block, along Stephen Ave.
  • Preference given to local (Calgary) candidates

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