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Best 50 Employer in Canada

Purdys Chocolatier is delighted to have been voted by our employees as one of the 50 Best Employers in Canada for a 5th time this year. This esteemed award is a testament to the rich texture of our history and our more than 100 years of dedication to quality, trust, tradition, and innovation.

The Purdys difference is that we truly recognize the value of our people. We reward you with competitive compensation, recognition for your achievements, opportunities for ongoing training to grow professionally and personally, delicious perks, and much, much more.

Best 50 Employer in Canada

What To Expect

Here's a brief overview of the typical hiring process at Purdys. This should be helpful in showing you what you can expect when you apply with us!

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Browse our Careers section for jobs across Canada with Purdys.

Reviewing your Application and Prescreening
Once you submit your information, it is reviewed within two weeks. Due to the substantial amount of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to everyone personally. If you are a shortlisted candidate, you will receive a phone call for a Telephone Prescreen Interview. At the end of the call, you will be given a timeline in which you will receive an update.

Interviewing
If you’re chosen as one of the best qualified candidates after the Telephone Prescreen Interview, we will contact you again in order to schedule further interviews.

Job Offer
Upon completion of the interviewing process and if you are chosen for the role, specifics such as starting salary will be discussed in further detail. From there an offer will be made and if accepted, a job offer letter will be sent to you.

We will also conduct professional reference checks and you will then be on your way to a SWEET career!

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Assistant Manager, Calgary
Retail
General Calgary, AB

Job Title :
Assistant Manager, Calgary
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : AB, Calgary - General Calgary
Job Details :

Are you looking for an exciting job opportunity where you can utilize your drive for sales and leadership? If so, Purdys might be just what you are looking for!
 
Purdys Chocolatier is looking for a proven Assistant Manager to assist with leading our team at one of the shops in Calgary, AB!

The Assistant Manager is responsible for supporting the Shop Manager in achieving overall profitability, smooth operation of the shop as well as providing leadership and effective management to the retail staff.
 
This position is an excellent opportunity to build on your career in retail while selling our award winning chocolate products and premium ice cream. Your success will come from your ability to engage with customers, drive sales, and work in a team environment.
 
We are looking for an Assistant Manager who is:
- Passionate about chocolate
- Enthusiastic about selling a quality product
- Dedicated to providing a great customer experience
- Excited about working in a team setting
 
Successful candidates should have:
- At least 2 years management/supervisory experience in a fast- paced retail/hospitality environment
- Full time availability with flexibility to work all mall hours for a 40 hour workweek

Here are just some of the sweet perks you enjoy as a full time employee:
- Product Discounts
- Educational Sponsorship
- Career Development
- Recognition Programs
- Computer Purchase Program
- Registered Retirement Savings Plans
- Employer-matched Charitable Donations
- Scholarship Program

APPLY NOW!
• Via this Ad
• Via our Website,  www.purdys.com
• Drop your resume off directly at one of our shops
• Or via fax, 604 301 4401


Please have “Assistant Manager, Calgary” in the Subject line of your application.

 
Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.


Assistant Manager, Sunridge
Retail
Sunridge Mall, AB

Job Title :
Assistant Manager, Sunridge
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : AB, Calgary - Sunridge Mall
Job Details :

Are you looking for an exciting job opportunity where you can utilize your drive for sales and leadership? If so, Purdys might be just what you are looking for!
 
Purdys Chocolatier is looking for a proven Assistant Manager to assist with leading our team at our exciting Sunridge Mall shop in Calgary, AB!

The Assistant Manager is responsible for supporting the Shop Manager in achieving overall profitability, smooth operation of the shop as well as providing leadership and effective management to the retail staff.
 
This position is an excellent opportunity to build on your career in retail while selling our award winning chocolate products and premium ice cream. Your success will come from your ability to engage with customers, drive sales, and work in a team environment.
 
We are looking for an Assistant Manager who is:
- Passionate about chocolate
- Enthusiastic about selling a quality product
- Dedicated to providing a great customer experience
- Excited about working in a team setting
 
Successful candidates should have:
- At least 2 years of management/supervisory experience in a fast-paced retail/hospitality environment
- Full time availability with flexibility to work all mall hours for a 40 hour workweek

Here are just some of the sweet perks you enjoy as a full time employee:
- Product Discounts
- Educational Sponsorship
- Career Development
- Recognition Programs
- Computer Purchase Program
- Registered Retirement Savings Plans
- Employer-matched Charitable Donations
- Scholarship Program

APPLY NOW!
• Via this Ad
• Drop your resume off directly at one of our shops
• Via fax, 604 301 4401
• Via our Website
             www.purdys.com


Please have “Assistant Manager, Sunridge” in the Subject line of your application.

 
Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.
 


Chococlate Sales Connoisseur, Park Place
Retail
Park Place Shopping Centre, AB

Job Title :
Chococlate Sales Connoisseur, Park Place
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : AB, Lethbridge - Park Place Shopping Centre
Job Details :

Looking for an exciting retail opportunity to become an expert on sweets and treats?  This opportunity isn’t like any other Sales position; it’s a chance to become a real Chocolate Connoisseur!

We are looking for an enthusiastic Chocolate Sales Connoisseur to join the sales team at our exciting shop at Park Place Shopping Centre in Lethbridge, AB!  This position is an excellent opportunity to expand your experience in retail while selling our award winning chocolate products and premium ice creams.  Your success will come from your ability to engage with customers, sell, and work in a team environment. 

This is a permanent part-time role that requires OPEN availability for all types of shifts (day, evening, weekday, and weekend).  Weekly hours are estimated to be about 10-20 per week.

As a Purdys Chocolatier Sales Connoisseur, you produce sales and profits by achieving sales goals and by providing excellent customer service.  As a strong team member, you will undergo extensive “Chocolatier” training and will be able to successfully operate a shop in the absence of management.  You will also consistently maintain a “team-centered” atmosphere. 

The newest additions to our team need to be:
- Passionate about chocolate and excited about our Chocolatier Training Program
- Enthusiastic about selling a quality product
- Dedicated to providing a great customer experience
- Energetic and enjoy meeting new people
- Excited about working in a team setting

All successful applicants must have:
- Open availability for all types of mall shifts
- A passion for selling and people!

Previous retail experience is preferred, and we will provide expert training.  The Purdys Chocolatier Training Program will teach you everything about chocolate from its origins at the Cocoa Plantations, to our Production processes, all the way to what kind of flavours will tingle your taste buds!


PLEASE APPLY IN PERSON AT THE SHOP LOCATION


Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.


Chocolate Sales Connoisseur
Retail
Market Mall, AB

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur
Closing Date :
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : AB, Calgary - Market Mall
Job Details :

Looking for an exciting retail opportunity to become an expert on sweets and treats?  This opportunity isn’t like any other Sales position; it’s a chance to become a real Chocolate Connoisseur!

We are looking for an enthusiastic Chocolate Sales Connoisseur to join the sales team at our exciting shop at Market Mall in Calgary, AB! This position is an excellent opportunity to expand your experience in retail while selling our award winning chocolate products and premium ice creams.  Your success will come from your ability to engage with customers, sell, and work in a team environment. 

This is a permanent part-time role that requires OPEN availability for all types of shifts (day, evening, weekday, and weekend). Hours are estimated to be about 20 per week.

As a Purdys Chocolatier Sales Connoisseur, you produce sales and profits by achieving sales goals and by providing excellent customer service.  As a strong team member, you will undergo extensive “Chocolatier” training and will be able to successfully operate a shop in the absence of management.  You will also consistently maintain a “team-centered” atmosphere. 

The newest additions to our team need to be:
- Passionate about chocolate and excited about our Chocolatier Training Program
- Enthusiastic about selling a quality product
- Dedicated to providing a great customer experience
- Energetic and enjoy meeting new people
- Excited about working in a team setting

All successful applicants must have:
- Open availability for all types of mall shifts
- A passion for selling and people!

Previous retail experience is preferred, and we will provide expert training.  The Purdys Chocolatier Training Program will teach you everything about chocolate from its origins at the Cocoa Plantations, to our Production processes, all the way to what kind of flavours will tingle your taste buds!


PLEASE APPLY IN PERSON AT THE SHOP LOCATION


Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.


Chocolate Sales Connoisseur
Retail
West Edmonton Mall, AB

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : AB, Edmonton - West Edmonton Mall
Job Details :

Looking for an exciting retail opportunity to become an expert on sweets and treats?  This opportunity isn’t like any other Sales position; it’s a chance to become a real Chocolate Connoisseur!

We are looking for an enthusiastic Chocolate Sales Connoisseur to join the sales team at our exciting shop at West Edmonton Mall in Edmonton, AB!  This position is an excellent opportunity to expand your experience in retail while selling our award winning chocolate products and premium ice creams.  Your success will come from your ability to engage with customers, sell, and work in a team environment. 

This is a permanent part-time role that requires OPEN availability for all types of shifts (day, evening, weekday, and weekend).  Hours are estimated to be about 24/week.

As a Purdys Chocolatier Sales Connoisseur, you produce sales and profits by achieving sales goals and by providing excellent customer service.  As a strong team member, you will undergo extensive “Chocolatier” training and will be able to successfully operate a shop in the absence of management.  You will also consistently maintain a “team-centered” atmosphere. 

The newest additions to our team need to be:
- Passionate about chocolate and excited about our Chocolatier Training Program
- Enthusiastic about selling a quality product
- Dedicated to providing a great customer experience
- Energetic and enjoy meeting new people
- Excited about working in a team setting

All successful applicants must have:
- Open availability for all types of mall shifts
- A passion for selling and people!

Previous retail experience is preferred, and we will provide expert training.  The Purdys Chocolatier Training Program will teach you everything about chocolate from its origins at the Cocoa Plantations, to our Production processes, all the way to what kind of flavours will tingle your taste buds!


PLEASE APPLY IN PERSON AT THE SHOP LOCATION


Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.


Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Bower Place
Retail
Bower Place - Closed for Renovations. Reopening Fall 2014, AB

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Bower Place
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : AB, Red Deer - Bower Place - Closed for Renovations. Reopening Fall 2014
Job Details :

Looking for an exciting retail opportunity to become an expert on sweets and treats?  This opportunity isn’t like any other Sales position; it’s a chance to become a real Chocolate Connoisseur!

We are looking for 3-4 enthusiastic Chocolate Sales Connoisseurs to join the sales team at our exciting shop at Bower Place in Red Deer, AB!  This position is an excellent opportunity to expand your experience in retail while selling our award winning chocolate products and premium ice creams.  Your success will come from your ability to engage with customers, sell, and work in a team environment. 

This is a permanent part-time role that requires OPEN availability for all types of shifts (day, evening, weekday, and weekend).  Hours are estimated to be about 12-20/week.

As a Purdys Chocolatier Sales Connoisseur, you produce sales and profits by achieving sales goals and by providing excellent customer service.  As a strong team member, you will undergo extensive “Chocolatier” training and will be able to successfully operate a shop in the absence of management.  You will also consistently maintain a “team-centered” atmosphere. 

The newest additions to our team need to be:
- Passionate about chocolate and excited about our Chocolatier Training Program
- Enthusiastic about selling a quality product
- Dedicated to providing a great customer experience
- Energetic and enjoy meeting new people
- Excited about working in a team setting

All successful applicants must have:
- Open availability for all types of mall shifts
- A passion for selling and people!

Previous retail experience is preferred, and we will provide expert training.  The Purdys Chocolatier Training Program will teach you everything about chocolate from its origins at the Cocoa Plantations, to our Production processes, all the way to what kind of flavours will tingle your taste buds.

Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.


Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Chinook
Retail
Chinook Shopping Centre, AB

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Chinook
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : AB, Calgary - Chinook Shopping Centre
Job Details :

Looking for an exciting retail opportunity to become an expert on sweets and treats?  This opportunity isn’t like any other Sales position; it’s a chance to become a real Chocolate Connoisseur!

We are looking for an enthusiastic Chocolate Sales Connoisseur to join the sales team at our exciting shop at Chinook Shopping Centre in Calgary, AB! This position is an excellent opportunity to expand your experience in retail while selling our award winning chocolate products and premium ice creams.  Your success will come from your ability to engage with customers, sell, and work in a team environment. 

This is a permanent part-time role that requires OPEN availability for all types of shifts (day, evening, weekday, and weekend). Hours are estimated to be 20 per week.

As a Purdys Chocolatier Sales Connoisseur, you produce sales and profits by achieving sales goals and by providing excellent customer service.  As a strong team member, you will undergo extensive “Chocolatier” training and will be able to successfully operate a shop in the absence of management.  You will also consistently maintain a “team-centered” atmosphere. 

The newest additions to our team need to be:
- Passionate about chocolate and excited about our Chocolatier Training Program
- Enthusiastic about selling a quality product
- Dedicated to providing a great customer experience
- Energetic and enjoy meeting new people
- Excited about working in a team setting

All successful applicants must have:
- Open availability for all types of mall shifts
- A passion for selling and people!

Previous retail experience is preferred, and we will provide expert training.  The Purdys Chocolatier Training Program will teach you everything about chocolate from its origins at the Cocoa Plantations, to our Production processes, all the way to what kind of flavours will tingle your taste buds!


PLEASE APPLY IN PERSON AT THE SHOP LOCATION


Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.

About Purdys Chocolatier:  Since 1907, Purdys Chocolatier has been delighting chocolate lovers near and far with hand crafted, premium chocolates. Family-owned and operated since 1963, Purdy’s Chocolates are still made in its famous Vancouver factory kitchen using only the finest ingredients from around the world – chocolate from Belgium, ginger from Australia, cashews from India and dairy products delivered fresh daily from farms across Western Canada.
With a reputation for premium quality chocolates, a culture of innovation, creativity and customer service, Purdys Chocolatier is Western Canada’s largest and Canada’s second largest retailer of specialty chocolate.

Voted by its employees as one of the 50 Best Employers in Canada for a 5th for 2013, Purdys prides itself as a company people want to be a part of. Each and every employee plays an integral role in the Purdys operation and is equally committed to creating a quality product.


Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Edmonton City Centre
Retail
Edmonton City Centre, AB

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Edmonton City Centre
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : AB, Edmonton - Edmonton City Centre
Job Details :

Looking for an exciting retail opportunity to become an expert on sweets and treats?  This opportunity isn’t like any other Sales position; it’s a chance to become a real Chocolate Connoisseur!

We are looking for an enthusiastic Chocolate Sales Connoisseur to join the sales team at our exciting shop at Edmonton City Centre in Edmonton, AB! This position is an excellent opportunity to expand your experience in retail while selling our award winning chocolate products and premium ice creams.  Your success will come from your ability to engage with customers, sell, and work in a team environment. 

This is a permanent part-time role that requires OPEN availability for all dayshifts/weekday.

As a Purdys Chocolatier Sales Connoisseur, you produce sales and profits by achieving sales goals and by providing excellent customer service.  As a strong team member, you will undergo extensive “Chocolatier” training and will be able to successfully operate a shop in the absence of management.  You will also consistently maintain a “team-centered” atmosphere. 

The newest additions to our team need to be:
- Passionate about chocolate and excited about our Chocolatier Training Program
- Enthusiastic about selling a quality product
- Dedicated to providing a great customer experience
- Energetic and enjoy meeting new people
- Excited about working in a team setting

All successful applicants must have:
- Open availability for all types of mall shifts
- A passion for selling and people!

Previous retail experience is preferred, and we will provide expert training.  The Purdys Chocolatier Training Program will teach you everything about chocolate from its origins at the Cocoa Plantations, to our Production processes, all the way to what kind of flavours will tingle your taste buds!


PLEASE APPLY IN PERSON AT THE SHOP LOCATION


Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.


Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Kingsway Garden
Retail
Kingsway Garden Mall, AB

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Kingsway Garden
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : AB, Edmonton - Kingsway Garden Mall
Job Details :

Looking for an exciting retail opportunity to become an expert on sweets and treats?  This opportunity isn’t like any other Sales position; it’s a chance to become a real Chocolate Connoisseur!

We are looking for an enthusiastic Chocolate Sales Connoisseur to join the sales team at our exciting shop at Kingsway Mall in Edmonton, AB! This position is an excellent opportunity to expand your experience in retail while selling our award winning chocolate products and premium ice creams.  Your success will come from your ability to engage with customers, sell, and work in a team environment. 

This is a permanent part-time role that requires OPEN availability for all types of shifts (day, evening, weekday, and weekend). Hours are estimated to be about 15-24 per week.

As a Purdys Chocolatier Sales Connoisseur, you produce sales and profits by achieving sales goals and by providing excellent customer service.  As a strong team member, you will undergo extensive “Chocolatier” training and will be able to successfully operate a shop in the absence of management.  You will also consistently maintain a “team-centered” atmosphere. 

The newest additions to our team need to be:
- Passionate about chocolate and excited about our Chocolatier Training Program
- Enthusiastic about selling a quality product
- Dedicated to providing a great customer experience
- Energetic and enjoy meeting new people
- Excited about working in a team setting

All successful applicants must have:
- Open availability for all types of mall shifts
- A passion for selling and people!

Previous retail experience is preferred, and we will provide expert training.  The Purdys Chocolatier Training Program will teach you everything about chocolate from its origins at the Cocoa Plantations, to our Production processes, all the way to what kind of flavours will tingle your taste buds!


PLEASE APPLY IN PERSON AT THE SHOP LOCATION


Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.


Manager on the Bench, Calgary
Retail
General Calgary, AB

Job Title :
Manager on the Bench, Calgary
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : AB, Calgary - General Calgary
Job Details :

Do you have the natural drive to lead a team and create excitement about sales?  If so, Purdys Chocolatier might be just what you are looking for! 

We have an opening for a Manager on the Bench for our region in Calgary, AB. 

The Manager on the Bench is set up to become the next Shop Manager through Purdy’s Succession Planning.  While utilizing existing management experience and knowledge, this individual is partnered with other Managers in retail.  Flexibility will be needed with regards to which specific shop the successful candidate may be placed in, dependent on business needs.

This individual undergoes an “On the Job” training period, with the goal of further developing their experience along with our high standard of proficiency as Store Manager.  Reporting to the District Manager and with assistance from other members of the Retail Team, the Manager on the Bench is further trained in specific skills and competencies to enable him/her to develop into a top Store Manager.

In this role, duties include but are not limited to:
• Using Sales drive to achieve profit goals.
• Providing Customer Obsessed Service and Sales through leadership by example, training, coaching, managing and scheduling others.
• Selecting quality Associates by effectively recruiting, interviewing and hiring.
• Training and developing Associates to become productive and promotable internal candidates by:
o Orientating, training, coaching, motivating, counseling, disciplining, and providing written performance reviews
o Participating and assisting in leading meetings
o Providing and participating in opportunities for self development.
• Controlling inventory levels of product and supplies to meet daily requirements
• Promoting Purdy’s Special Service options

All Applicants MUST Have:
• Minimum 2 years of progressive management experience in a retail or hospitality environment
• Flexibility to work all mall hours


Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.


Manager on the Bench, Edmonton
Retail
General Edmonton, AB

Job Title :
Manager on the Bench, Edmonton
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : Great pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : AB, Edmonton - General Edmonton
Job Details :

Do you have the natural drive to lead a team and create excitement about sales?  If so, Purdys Chocolatier might be just what you are looking for! 

We have an opening for a Manager on the Bench for our region in Edmonton, AB. 

The Manager on the Bench is set up to become the next Shop Manager through Purdy’s Succession Planning.  While utilizing existing management experience and knowledge, this individual is partnered with other Managers in retail.  Flexibility will be needed with regards to which specific shop the successful candidate may be placed in, dependent on business needs.

This individual undergoes an “On the Job” training period, with the goal of further developing their experience along with our high standard of proficiency as Store Manager.  Reporting to the District Manager and with assistance from other members of the Retail Team, the Manager on the Bench is further trained in specific skills and competencies to enable him/her to develop into a top Store Manager.

In this role, duties include but are not limited to:
• Using Sales drive to achieve profit goals.
• Providing Customer Obsessed Service and Sales through leadership by example, training, coaching, managing and scheduling others.
• Selecting quality Associates by effectively recruiting, interviewing and hiring.
• Training and developing Associates to become productive and promotable internal candidates by:
o Orientating, training, coaching, motivating, counseling, disciplining, and providing written performance reviews
o Participating and assisting in leading meetings
o Providing and participating in opportunities for self development.
• Controlling inventory levels of product and supplies to meet daily requirements
• Promoting Purdy’s Special Service options

All Applicants MUST Have:
• Minimum 2 years of progressive management experience in a retail or hospitality environment
• Flexibility to work all mall hours

 


Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.


Shop Manager, Bower Place
Retail
Bower Place - Closed for Renovations. Reopening Fall 2014, AB

Job Title :
Shop Manager, Bower Place
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : AB, Red Deer - Bower Place - Closed for Renovations. Reopening Fall 2014
Job Details :

Do you have the natural drive to lead a team and create excitement about sales?  If so, Purdys might be just what you are looking for!

We are looking for a Shop Manager to lead our team at Bower Place Shopping Centre in Red Deer, AB for a 1 year Contract!

The Shop Manager is responsible for achieving overall profitability, maintaining efficient shop operations, and providing effective leadership and management to the retail staff. This position serves as a liaison between the shop and the Purdys’ Support Office and positively supports its policies, programs and initiatives. Your success in this role will come from your ability to engage with customers, drive sales, and work in a team environment.

This position is an excellent opportunity to build on your career in retail while selling our award winning chocolate products, nuts and premium ice creams! 

 In this role, duties include but are not limited to:

• Using Sales drive to achieve profit goals
• Providing Customer Obsessed Service and Sales through leadership by example, training, coaching, managing and scheduling others
• Selecting quality Associates by effectively recruiting, interviewing and hiring
• Training and developing Associates to become productive and promotable internal candidates by:
- Orientating, training, coaching, motivating, counseling, disciplining, and providing written performance reviews
- Participating and assisting in leading meetings
- Providing and participating in opportunities for self development
• Controlling inventory levels of product and supplies to meet daily requirements
• Promoting Purdys’ Special Service options


All Applicants MUST Have:

• Minimum 2 years of progressive management experience in a retail or hospitality environment
• Flexibility to work all mall hours

Voted by its employees as one of the 50 Best Employers in Canada for a 5th time this year, Purdys prides itself as a company people want to be a part of. Each and every employee plays an integral role in the Purdys operation and is equally committed to creating a quality product.

Here are just some of the sweet perks you enjoy as an employee:
• Educational Sponsorship
• Career Development
• Recognition Programs
• Computer Purchase Program
• Registered Retirement Savings Plan
• Product Discounts
• Employer-matched Charitable Donations


How to Apply?

• Via our website, www.purdys.com
• Via this ad
• Drop your resume off at any Shop

Please have “Shop Manager, Bower Place” in the Subject line of your application.


Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.


Team Lead, Kingsway Garden
Retail
Kingsway Garden Mall, AB

Job Title :
Team Lead, Kingsway Garden
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : $14.50/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : AB, Edmonton - Kingsway Garden Mall
Job Details :

Do you love chocolates, have a passion for selling, and are looking to further expand your career in retail?

Our Purdys team at Kingsway Mall is looking for a Team Lead to join their wonderful shop!

This leadership position reports to the Management of the shop.  This position works with the Management team to ensure all functions relating to merchandising, customer service, and general shop operations are performed efficiently and to the policies and guidelines of Purdys Chocolatier.  This role may encompass providing day-to-day direction to staff, however, will not be responsible for hiring or discipline of staff.

Your success will come from your ability to engage with customers, drive sales, and work in a team environment.

We are looking for a Team Lead who is:
• Positive, willing to learn, able to embrace new challenges
• Self-motivated, driven for results
• Passionate about chocolate
• Enthusiastic about selling a quality product
• Dedicated to providing a great customer experience
• Energetic and enjoy meeting new people
• Excited about working in a team setting and growing within Purdy’s

All candidates must have flexibility to work all types of shifts during mall hours.  Weekly hours are estimated to be 24-32 hours per week.

Leadership experience in a fast-paced retail/hospitality industry is necessary for success in this role.


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Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.