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Are you ready for a taste of the Top 50?

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!

Unwrap a great career ... apply today!

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Call Centre Customer Service & Sales Representative
Administration
Other - Head Office - Store is not Available, BC

Job Title :
Call Centre Customer Service & Sales Representative
Closing Date : 04/09/2015
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - Other - Head Office - Store is not Available
Job Details :

We are looking for enthusiastic Call Centre Customer Service & Sales Representatives to join the Group Purchase and Fundraising teams for a Seasonal Contract at our Head Office in Vancouver, BC! 

Purdys is most famous for our chocolate shops - in addition to that, we are proud to have the Group Purchase and Fundraising Departments as extremely successful outlets that expand our sales channels. Group Purchase department creates revenue thru telephone and online sales. The Fundraising department creates business by promoting our products for usage with other organizations' fundraising initiatives. An example of this is to promote Purdys to schools whose fundraising programs involve students selling boxes of chocolates etc.

This position is an excellent opportunity to expand your customer service and sales experience while selling our award winning chocolate products. Your success will come from your ability to engage with customers over the phone, sell, and work in a team environment. 

The yearly hours of work are estimated to be:

• September to mid-December

• Shifts start anywhere from 6am to 9am

As a Call Centre Customer Service & Sales Representative, responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

• Cold calling and calling existing customers to increase Group Purchase and Fundraising Sales

• Ensure follow up with potential customers through phone, email or in person contact

• Explaining and promoting use of online order system to customers

• Data entry

• Troubleshooting online and over the phone

• Seek new sales opportunities to increase sales for Group Purchase and Fundraising programs by contacting potential clients

• Arranging online ordering demonstrations for existing customers

 

All successful candidates must have:

• Previous telemarketing and customer service experience

• Advanced level of spoken and written English

• Ability to lead and influence others in a team environment

• Intermediate computer skills (data entry, MS Office, Outlook, Internet)

• Ability to work under pressure and with extremely tight timelines (it can get extremely busy for our Christmas season!)

• Advanced online troubleshooting skills (while a customer is on the phone)

• Strong multi-tasking skills

• Ability to lift 5lbs, work in busy call centre environment, meet deadlines and be adaptable to change


Our head office is located in a transit friendly area. It is a short walk to the bus stop and the “100 Marpole/22nd Street Station” bus runs every 10 minutes and will take you to Marine Drive Canada Line station, or 22nd Street Skytrain station. Free parking is also available on site.

Apply now!

• Via our website, www.purdys.com

• Via this ad

Please have “Call Centre Customer Service & Sales Support Representative” 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.


Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Aberdeen
Retail
Aberdeen Mall, BC

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Aberdeen
Closing Date : 04/09/2015
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Kamloops - Aberdeen 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 in Aberdeen Mall in Kamloops, BC!  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 up to 20 hours 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 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, Bentall
Retail
Bentall Centre, BC

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Bentall
Closing Date : 04/09/2015
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - Bentall 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 Bentall Centre!  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 up to 20 hours 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 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, Brentwood
Retail
Brentwood Town Centre, BC

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Brentwood
Closing Date : 04/09/2015
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Burnaby - Brentwood Town 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 Brentwood Town Centre!  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 8 to 16 hours 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 shifts



- A passion for selling and people!

- Previous key holder experience is preferred

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, Capilano
Retail
Capilano Mall, BC

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Capilano
Closing Date : 04/09/2015
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, North Vancouver - Capilano 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 in Capilano Mall in North Vancouver, BC!  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 up to 20 hours 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 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, Coquitlam
Retail
Coquitlam Shopping Centre, BC

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Coquitlam
Closing Date : 04/09/2015
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Coquitlam - Coquitlam 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 Coquitlam Shopping Centre!  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 up to 20 hours 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 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, Hillside
Retail
Hillside Mall, BC

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Hillside
Closing Date : 04/09/2015
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Victoria - Hillside 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 Hillside Mall in Victoria!  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 up to 25 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 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, Lougheed
Retail
Lougheed Mall, BC

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Lougheed
Closing Date : 04/09/2015
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Burnaby - Lougheed 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 Lougheed Mall!  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 up to 24 hours 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 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, Mayfair
Retail
Mayfair Shopping Centre , BC

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Mayfair
Closing Date :
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Victoria - Mayfair 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 Mayfair Shopping Centre!  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 10 to 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 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, Orchard Park
Retail
Orchard Park , BC

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Orchard Park
Closing Date : 04/09/2015
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Kelowna - Orchard Park
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 Orchard Park in Kelowna, BC!  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 12-24 hours 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 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, South Granville
Retail
South Granville , BC

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, South Granville
Closing Date : 04/09/2015
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - South Granville
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 on South Granville in Vancouver, BC!  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 up to 25 hours 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 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, Woodgrove
Retail
Woodgrove Centre, BC

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Woodgrove
Closing Date : 04/09/2015
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Nanaimo - Woodgrove 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 Woodgrove Centre in Nanaimo!  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 up to 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 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.


General Help - Warehouse
Warehouse
Head Office, Vancouver, BC

Job Title :
General Help - Warehouse
Closing Date : 04/09/2015
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - Other - Head Office - Store is not Available
Job Details :

Do you love hands on work in a Warehouse Environment and have a keen eye for detail?

Purdys Chocolatier is looking for Warehouse General Help to join our efficient Warehouse Team in Vancouver, BC.

This is a great opportunity for seasonal full time work in a great team environment. Full time availability (40 hours/week) and open availability for all shift types (day/afternoon) are mandatory.

In this role responsibilities will include:

• Picking, packing and organizing items in accordance to the customer order

• Sorting and packaging of the final products in accordance to the quality and productivity standards

• Shipping & receiving product

• Using inventory gun and shipping & receiving software

• Maintaining a “team-centered” atmosphere

• Consistently meeting daily targets

• Keeping cleanliness of equipments and work stations

• Performing other duties as assigned

All applicants MUST have:

• Availability for ALL 2 types of shifts - Days, Afternoons

• Availability for a full time workweek, 40 hrs/week

• Excellent spoken and written English communication skills

• Great attention to detail

Mandatory:

• Union Membership

• Steel toe boots

Pay:

• $10.50 for the first 1040 hours

• $11.00 afterwards

Apply now!

• Email your resume to:

production_resumes (at) purdys.com

• Via our website, www.purdys.com

• Via this ad

• Via fax, 604 454-2701

• Or drop your resume off directly at our 2777 Kingsway Office

Please have “General Help - Warehouse” 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.


Graphic Designer
Administration
Other - Head Office - Store is not Available, BC

Job Title :
Graphic Designer
Closing Date : 04/09/2015
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - Other - Head Office - Store is not Available
Job Details :

Do you have a passion for design and chocolate? Are you a team player with creative input and ideas?  If so, Purdys Chocolatier might be just what you are looking for!

Voted by its employees as one of Canada's 50 Best Employers a total of six times in previous years, 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.

We are excited about this offer for a new team member to join our fantastic organization as a Graphic Designer at our Vancouver Head Office for a 12 month contract.

The goal of the Graphic Designer is to deliver designs consistent with the company brand, vision and that of the Premium Chocolatier. Working in a fast paced environment the Graphic Designer must be able to work efficiently, independently and manage many projects and deadlines.

Duties, Responsibilities, & Projects will include but are not limited to:

• In Shops POS materials consistent with the merchandising plans

• Product packaging – year round or seasonal – designs packaging using a vector program that must be consistent with the current criteria as determined by the Merchandising Team

• Catalogues and Brochures – formats according to layout provided and within the colour and style key that is determined by the Merchandising Team

• Website – ability to format the ad concepts provided by Marketing using both vector and raster programs blended successfully to achieve the look determined by the Merchandising Team. This could include online advertising, social media concepts and more

• Print Ads – Newspaper – Magazines – Posters – ability to format the ad concepts provided by Marketing using imaginative techniques to achieve both professional and innovative results. This work must be understood in order to aid the assignee or to provide this service.

• Labels – Stickers – Nft – Barcodes – to create these items using any tools provided to the specifications taken from Production


Successful Candidates Must Have:

• 2 years working experience in one or more of the following: consumer goods packaging, catalogues, brand or retail collateral, social media and advertising campaigns

• Ability to be a Team Player with creative input and ideas and ability to execute the ideas into a brand consistent result

• Full and complete knowledge of vector and raster type files

• Full and complete knowledge of colour: CMYK, RGB and Spot (matching the palette to the project type)

• Full and complete knowledge of file preparation for output by a service provider (printer or internet)

• Excellent communication skills as well as creativity and innovation

• Experience with HTML and/or CSS

• Full knowledge of the following software:

? Illustrator and/or Corel DRAW

? Photoshop

? Acrobat

? InDesign

? Flash


How to Apply?

• Via our website,

www.purdys.com

• Via this ad

Please have “Graphic Designer” 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.


Industrial Electrician
Manufacturing
Production Factory, Vancouver BC

Job Title :
Industrial Electrician
Closing Date : 04/09/2015
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - Other - Head Office - Store is not Available
Job Details :

Do you have a passion for working hands on with factory equipment? If so, Purdys might be looking just for someone like you.

Our Production Factory on Kingsway in Vancouver, BC is looking for an Industrial Electrician to join our Maintenance team! This position applies electrical knowledge to install, test, repair and modify electrical machinery and electrical control equipment. This role will support all production and plant equipment in the facility.

Please note: The successful candidate MUST have experience working as an industrial electrician in a manufacturing plant.

Job Duties and Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

• Perform work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical theory and principles, statutory codes, properties of materials and principles of operation of electrical equipment
• Diagnose and repair or replace faulty mechanical and/or electrical/electronic components of machinery
• Test newly installed machines and equipment to ensure fulfillment of contract specifications
• Troubleshoot instruments; both electrical and mechanical ensuring applicable repair is performed for fixing
• Confer with the controls designers to determine operational problems and efficiency of automatic control systems
• Determine methods, procedures, and conditions for testing equipment, and follow accordingly
• Analyze operational problems and assist in the development, modifications and design to improve efficiency
• Confer with manufacturers' representatives and submit proposed design modification to improve efficiency of controls and instrumentation
• Plan, direct, and record periodic electrical testing, and recommend or initiate modification or replacement of equipment which fails to meet acceptable operating standards
• Help ensure compliance with the production schedule
• Establish standards and policies for maintenance of equipment
• Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

• Red Seal Provincial electrical certification (Red Seal Industrial Electrician) or Interprovincial certification
• PLC and Control System experience
• 5+ years' experience in a manufacturing setting with 480V and 600V motors 
• Ability to troubleshoot mechanical equipment, hydraulic equipment, control circuits, motors, motor control circuits, and other electrical and electronic systems and equipment
• Ability to install and maintain mechanical equipment, hydraulic equipment, electrical systems and controls
• Knowledge and experience with the installation, programming, troubleshooting, and repair of logic control systems, Programmable Logic Controllers, and adjustable frequency AC drives
• Ability to read electrical blueprints and schematics and apply NEC requirements
• Ability to draw electrical blue prints and electrical schematics using Auto Cad
• Ability to use appropriate hand, power and specialty tools and diagnostic equipment to complete job tasks
• Ability to program PLCs


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 “Industrial Electrician” 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.


Junior Interior Designer
Administration
Other - Head Office - Store is not Available, BC

Job Title :
Junior Interior Designer
Closing Date : 04/09/2015
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - Other - Head Office - Store is not Available
Job Details :

Do you have a passion for retail store design and interior design? Do you love chocolate? Are you a team player with creative input and ideas? If so, Purdys is just what you’ve been looking for!

Voted by its employees as one of Canada's 50 Best Employers a total of six times in previous years, 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.

Purdys is excited to announce that we are looking for a Junior Interior Designer to join our team for a 3 month contract, with the possibility of a short term extension. This position is focused on store design evolution.

The main goal is to work with the store design team to produce renderings of multiple concepts through sketches and Sketch Up. The Designer must be able to work efficiently and independently to manage multiple projects and deadlines.

In this role, responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

• Developing concepts for overall store design, fixtures, features and finishes

• Sketching concepts with the team

• Bringing concepts to life on Sketch Up

• Managing quick time frame for deliverables

Successful Candidates Must Have:

• Excellent technical skills with Sketch Up, AutoCad and the Adobe suite

• Excellent conceptual design skills

• Ability to sketch in brainstorming sessions and execute further detail

• Ability to be a team player with creative input and the ability to execute ideas

• Excellent communication skills

Apply now!

• Via our website, www.purdys.com

• Via this ad

• Via fax, 604-301-4401

• Or drop your resume off directly at one of our shops!

Please have “Interior Designer” in the Subject line of your application and include writing samples. 

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.


Junior Web Developer
Administration
Other - Head Office - Store is not Available, BC

Job Title :
Junior Web Developer
Closing Date : 04/09/2015
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - Other - Head Office - Store is not Available
Job Details :

Purdys is excited to announce that we are looking for a Junior Web Developer to join our IT team in Vancouver, BC for a 12 month contract! 

The ideal candidate will have a computer science degree or equivalent work experience combined with a minimum of 2 years relevant working experience in software development.


Primary Responsibilities:

• Assist with making visual changes to existing websites

• Assess business needs and liaison with business users from various departments

• Assist and provide support to internal customers during peak seasons

The successful candidate must have the following:

• Good communication skills

• Ability to write and debug programs using C#, ASP.NET and Visual Studio

• Front-end knowledge – HTML, CSS, Javascript

• Experience with writing and performing software tests would be an asset.

Voted by its employees as one of Canada's 50 Best Employers a total of six times in previous years, 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.


Please have “Junior Web Developer” 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.


Programmer Analyst
Administration
Other - Head Office - Store is not Available, BC

Job Title :
Programmer Analyst
Closing Date : 04/09/2015
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - Other - Head Office - Store is not Available
Job Details :

Purdys is excited to announce that we are looking for a Programmer Analyst to join our IT team in Vancouver, BC!  This member of the Purdys' IT team reports to the IT Manager and is accountable for project results and ensuring that actions, deliverables, solutions and/or advice are in line with established business objectives.

The ideal candidate will have a computer science degree or equivalent work experience combined with a minimum of 6 years relevant working experience in software design and development in enterprise environments. The candidate should be highly credible with demonstrable ability to engage as a trusted advisor to senior IT and business management on emerging technologies, especially on e-commerce platforms, and how best to exploit them for business advantage.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Assist with development of in house software as well as integrating existing enterprise level software with E-Commerce platforms using such technologies as RESTful systems using WCF

• Assess business needs and liaison with business users

• Write/modify reports as needed.

• Assist in implementing new E-commerce platform and migrating related data

The successful candidate must have the following:

• Strong communication skills

• Project Management experience is an asset

• In-depth understanding of enterprise applications such as ERP, CRM and POS

• Experience with supply chain and planning/demand forecasting would be an asset

• Demonstrated knowledge of e-commerce platforms

• Experience and knowledge of inventory systems (ideally in a manufacturing environment) would be an asset.

Technical Skill Set Required:

• Good understanding of and ability to communicate Object Orientated principles

• Knowledge of current trends in software development including, patterns/anti-patterns, SOA, MVC and Web services

• Excellent Database scripting (SQL)

• Expertise with Microsoft .Net based technologies including, C#, ADO.Net and VB.Net

• Working knowledge of Crystal Reports

• Experience with BI tools is an asset

Voted by its employees as one of Canada's 50 Best Employers a total of six times in previous years, 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.

Please have “Programmer Analyst” 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.



Senior Administrative Assistant
Administration
Other - Head Office - Store is not Available, BC

Job Title :
Senior Administrative Assistant
Closing Date : 04/09/2015
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - Other - Head Office - Store is not Available
Job Details :

Are you detail oriented, flexible, resilient and an excellent communicator?  If so, Purdys Chocolatier might be just what you are looking for!


Voted by its employees as one of Canada's 50 Best Employers a total of six times in previous years, 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.

Purdys is excited to announce that we are looking for a Senior Administrative Assistant to join our Head Office team in Vancouver, BC!


The Senior Administrative Assistant will provide support to the CEO and the President, as well as other members of the Executive Team as required.

Duties & Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

• Manage the day to day operations of the executive office and directly support the Executive Team

• Manage incoming and outgoing correspondence and assess the priority and urgency of the requests

• Calendar management, report generation (including formatting and editing), expense reports and presentation creation

• Prepare meeting materials and agendas

• Coordinate travel arrangements, including flights/accommodations, and prepare travel itineraries

• Event management support

• Special projects and assignments as required

Successful Candidates Must Have:

• Business Administration certificate or diploma

• Proficiency with the MS Office suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

• Minimum 3 years of administration experience

• Excellent oral and written communication skills – must be able to communicate well with all levels of the organization including department managers, employees, outside agency representatives and guests

• Highly organized and capable of independent judgement

• Ability to maintain confidentiality and utilize discretion


How to Apply?

• Via our website, www.purdys.com

• Via this ad


Please have “Senior Administrative Assistant” 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, Coquitlam
Retail
Coquitlam Shopping Centre, BC

Job Title :
Team Lead, Coquitlam
Closing Date : 04/09/2015
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Coquitlam - Coquitlam Shopping Centre
Job Details :

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

Our shop at Coquitlam Shopping Centre is looking for a Team Lead to assist with leading them towards success!

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 32 hours per week.

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


Apply now!

• Via our website, www.purdys.com

• Via this ad

• Via fax, 604 301-4401

• Or drop your resume off directly at the shop!

Please have “Team Lead, Coquitlam” 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, Guildford
Retail
Guildford Shopping Centre, BC

Job Title :
Team Lead, Guildford
Closing Date : 04/09/2015
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Surrey - Guildford Shopping Centre
Job Details :

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

Our shop at Guildford Shopping Centre is looking for a Team Lead to assist with leading them towards success!

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 32 hours per week.

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


Apply now!

• Via our website, www.purdys.com

• Via this ad

• Via fax, 604 301-4401

• Or drop your resume off directly at the shop!

Please have “Team Lead, Guildford” 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.