Retail Visual Merchandiser

Algonquin Outfitters

Algonquin Outfitters is seeking a Retail Visual Merchandiser in our Port Carling Location.

DO YOU HAVE A PASSION FOR OUTDOOR ADVENTURE? DO YOU ENJOY HELPING PEOPLE AND MAKING THINGS LOOK GREAT?

Job Description

  • 2+ years of clothing retail experience required.
  • Visual presentation and merchandising experience required.
  • Flexibility to work weekends, holidays and evenings.
  • Strong communication skills to understand needs and relate knowledge.
  • Experience in a similar role and active in outdoor pursuits that reflect AO.

Requested skills

  • The ideal candidate will have an extensive background (2-5 years) in retail and customer service and 2+ years of experience in merchandising.
  • Experience in outdoor Industry clothing and footwear brands.
  • Strong communication skills to understand needs and relate knowledge.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Reliable transportation to Algonquin Outfitters, Port Carling

Benefits

  • Competitive rate of pay based on experience
  • You get to work with like-minded people every day in the heart of Muskoka.
  • Commitment to work-life balance: Staff are allowed free rental equipment use during off-peak times; camping gear, expedition and whitewater canoes, touring & whitewater kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, mountain, road and fat bikes.
  • Company discounts.
  • On-going training through product knowledge information sessions

Equal Opportunity Employer

This employer is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Indigenous status, or other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

COVID-19 considerations:
We take the health and well-being of our staff and customers very seriously. All of our stores feature plexiglass barriers, hand sanitization stations, and everyone is required to wear a mask while visiting our stores/serving our customers.

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract
Contract length: 6 months

Salary: $17.00-$21.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • On-site parking
  • Store discount

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Weekend availability

Experience:

  • Visual Merchandising: 1 year (preferred)
  • Retail Sales: 1 year (preferred)

Expected start date: 2022-05-02

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