Purdy's Chocolates

Job Postings

Job Title: Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Chinook
Location(s): AB, Calgary - Chinook Shopping Centre
Closing Date: 10/2/2014
Salary: $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
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.