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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!

Unwrap a great career ... apply today!

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Manager on the Bench, Edmonton
Retail
General Edmonton, AB

Job Title :
Manager on the Bench, Edmonton
Closing Date : 03/12/2014
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.


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

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

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

Our Chinook Shopping Centre Shop in Calgary, AB is looking for an enthusiastic Seasonal Chocolate Sales Connoisseur to join their team as we ramp up for Christmas!  Hours are estimated to be 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 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 Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Southcentre
Retail
Southcentre Shopping Centre, AB

Job Title :
Seasonal Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Southcentre
Closing Date : 03/12/2014
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks
Location(s) : AB, Calgary - Southcentre Shopping Centre

Seasonal Stockperson, Southcentre
Retail
Southcentre Shopping Centre, AB

Job Title :
Seasonal Stockperson, Southcentre
Closing Date : 03/12/2014
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : AB, Calgary - Southcentre Shopping Centre