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at The Drake General Store (view profile)
Location 1150 Queen Street West Toronto, Canada
Date Posted Sep 26, 2017
Category Retail
Job Type Part Time


The Drake General Store continues Drake’s mandate for providing a community based hotbed for culture, an energetic hub for visual and performance art, dining, hospitality and, now, treasure hunting.

The Drake General Stores are seeking motivated and experienced SALES ASSOCIATES to join our teams + grow with our company at all of our locations: Queen West, HBC Queen + Yonge, HBC Yonge + Bloor, Up Express (Union Station) and Yonge + Eglington.

If you are design savvy, up to date with current trends, comfortable with books, clothes, jewelry, curios and most importantly, people, we are looking for you.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Accountable for meeting retail sales and business objectives
• Execute operations such as daily tasks outlined, adhere to guidelines in Store Audit
• Control and minimize shrink through awareness, proactive initiatives.
• Personify and exhibit DGS core values
• Utilize the guidelines set out in the DGS selling right guide.
• Ensure the store is opened and closed accurately and efficiently

• Maintain merchandising standards.
• Communicate customers feedback about merchandise to SM and TL
• Ensure store looks fresh and clean for every customer experience
• Continue to audit and spot check store inventory to ensure accuracy
• Communicate merchandise sell throughs and inventory inaccuracies as well as transfer errors.

• Verify cash float, deposits and all monies tendered (ie balance receipts)
• Maintain accurate clock in/out records
• Ensure cash always has enough change to get through 3 business days
• Communicate any supplies needed or fixtures that need repair.

• Minimum of 2 years in a retail or customer service environment
• Demonstrated abilities with sales + customer relationship building
• Must be able to work well and remain motivated within an independent, unsupervised environment
• Experience in a supervisory or “key holder” function within a retail store would be considered a strong asset
• Open availability to work weekdays + weekend shifts
• Barista experience is an asset

Drake offers competitive pay, employee discounts on F+B offering and Drake General Store products, benefits, training programs and other unique perks, as part of joining out team. If you are seeking a challenging, fun and great learning environment, the Drake General Store is ideal for you.
If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity please send your most recent resume and a cover letter to with the subject line: "SALES ASSOCIATE”.