Purdy's Chocolates

Job Postings

Job Title: Manager on the Bench, GTA
Location(s): ON, Various - General Ontario
Closing Date: 8/6/2014
Salary: Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
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 GTA region in Ontario! 

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


Please have “Manager on the Bench, GTA” as the Subject, and direct all resumes to the HR Recruiter.


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.