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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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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, Park Place
Retail
Park Place Shopping Centre, AB

Job Title :
Assistant Manager, Park Place
Closing Date : 02/03/2015
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : AB, Lethbridge - Park Place Shopping Centre
Job Details :

Are you looking for an exciting job opportunity where you can utilize your drive for sales and leadership? If so, Purdy's 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 shop at Park Place Shopping Centre in Lethbridge, 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

 

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, Southgate
Retail
Southgate Shopping Centre, AB

Job Title :
Assistant Manager, Southgate
Closing Date : 02/03/2015
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : AB, Edmonton - Southgate Shopping Centre
Job Details :

Are you looking for an exciting job opportunity where you can utilize your drive for sales and leadership? If so, Purdy's 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 shop at Southgate Centre in Edmonton, 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

 

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 Mall
Retail
Kingsway Garden Mall, AB

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Kingsway Mall
Closing Date : 02/03/2015
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 10-15 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, Park Place
Retail
Park Place Shopping Centre, AB

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Park Place
Closing Date : 02/03/2015
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). Hours are estimated to be about 16+ 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, Edmonton
Retail
General Edmonton, AB

Job Title :
Manager on the Bench, Edmonton
Closing Date : 02/03/2015
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.


Manager on the Bench, Edmonton City Centre
Retail
Edmonton City Centre, AB

Job Title :
Manager on the Bench, Edmonton City Centre
Closing Date : 02/03/2015
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : AB, Edmonton - Edmonton City Centre
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!  Our Retail Team at Edmonton City Centre in Edmonton, AB wants to add to their strength by adding a Manager on the Bench.

The Manager on the Bench is set up to become the next Shop Manager through Purdys’ Succession Planning.  While utilizing existing management experience and knowledge, this individual is partnered with other Managers in retail. 

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 Shop 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 Shop 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 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

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.

 


Seasonal Chocolate Sales Connoisseur
Retail
The Core Shopping Centre, AB

Job Title :
Seasonal Chocolate Sales Connoisseur
Closing Date : 02/03/2015
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : AB, Calgary - The Core Shopping Centre
Job Details :

Do you have the passion for customer service, sales, and chocolate?

Our team at The Core Shopping Centre in Calgary, AB is looking for an enthusiastic Seasonal Chocolate Sales Connoisseur to join their team as we ramp up for Valentine’s and Easter!  Hours are estimated to be 8-20 per week.  Availability for all types of shop shifts is mandatory – weekdays, daytime, etc.

This position is an excellent opportunity to further 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 and work in a team environment. 

You bring your energy, friendliness, and passion, and we will provide the training, the chocolate, and the fun!

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

The newest additions to our team need to be:

- 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

All successful applicants must have:

- The ability to work from now and through to Christmas without any interruption

- Open availability for all shop hours for a variety of shifts during the day and evening

- Flexibility to work an estimated 8-20 hours/week (increasing during busy season)

Previous retail experience is preferred, and we will offer further Sales Connoisseur training.

PLEASE APPLY IN PERSON AT THE SHOP


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


Seasonal Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Southcentre
Retail
Southcentre Shopping Centre, AB

Job Title :
Seasonal Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Southcentre
Closing Date : 09/03/2015
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : AB, Calgary - Southcentre Shopping Centre
Job Details :

Do you have the passion for customer service, sales, and chocolate?

Our team at Southcentre Shop in Calgary, AB is looking for an enthusiastic Seasonal Chocolate Sales Connoisseur to join their team as we ramp up for Easter!  Hours are estimated to be 8-20 per week.  Availability for all types of shop shifts is mandatory – weekdays, daytime, evenings etc.

This position is an excellent opportunity to further 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 and work in a team environment. 

You bring your energy, friendliness, and passion, and we will provide the training, the chocolate, and the fun!

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

The newest additions to our team need to be:

- 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

All successful applicants must have:

- The ability to work from now and through to Christmas without any interruption

- Open availability for all shop hours for a variety of shifts during the day and evening

- Flexibility to work an estimated 8-20 hours/week (increasing during busy season)

Previous retail experience is preferred, and we will offer further Sales Connoisseur training.

PLEASE APPLY IN PERSON AT THE SHOP


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.


Seasonal Stockperson, The Core
Retail
The Core Shopping Centre, AB

Job Title :
Seasonal Stockperson, The Core
Closing Date : 02/03/2015
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks
Location(s) : AB, Calgary - The Core Shopping Centre
Job Details :

Do you have the flexibility to work all types of morning and evening shifts? Are you organized, able to do heavy lifting, and looking for an excellent seasonal opportunity to join an excellent team?

Purdys Chocolatier is looking for a new seasonal member to join the Purdy’s team at The Core in Calgary, AB as a Seasonal Stockperson! 

Weekly hours are estimated at 8-20 hours per week. Early mornings and late evenings availability is required as stocking would need to be completed while the shop is closed.

In this important role, you work closely and cooperatively with all shop staff to ensure product levels are maintained.

As a Stockperson, you:

• Receive orders from the Warehouse and inform the Manager immediately of any overages or shortages as well as accurately process and prepare product returns to the Warehouse.

• Demonstrate a good understanding of shelf life and are proficient in the product rotation and dating system.

• Demonstrate the ability to keep shelves and bunkers stocked according to store needs and keep an accurate running inventory of all product and supplies in the stockroom.

• Support the team by helping filling chocolate trays, ensuring the garbage is taken out, floors are swept and clean, maintaining the stock room and back room of store.

• Keep an accurate running inventory of all product and supplies in the stockroom.

• Protect store inventory by adhering to loss prevention procedures, and by sharing any suspected policy violations with the Store Manager or District Manager.

• Work closely and cooperatively with all store staff.

The ideal candidate will be:

- A strong team player

- Capable of lifting 25 pounds

- Highly dependable, reliable and very organized

- Enthusiastic about meeting new people and working with the public

- A creative problem-solver

This role requires you to perform a variety of tasks, which require open availability. Shifts will require a variety of shifts, including early morning and late night shifts.

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.