August 12, 2012

Manchester Shoe Salon Is Hiring!

Part-Time Retail Sales Associate Position Available!

Do you have a flair for great style and fashion?
Do you love dressing up to go to work?
Do you have strong sales skills and a friendly personality?
Do you love assisting others and making people smile?

Manchester Shoe Salon in Market Square is looking to hire a kind, courteous and friendly part-time sales associate. This position would be perfect for a university student! We offer a sales incentive program and a great staff discount on our fabulous shoes. Compensation for this position is $10 per hour.

Manchester Shoe Salon is an award-winning women's shoe, boot and handbag boutique in the heart of Uptown Saint John since 1994! We are a locally-owned, independent business. We have built a strong reputation based on great customer service and a large, unique selection of quality footwear from bold and trendy styles to comfortable and supportive brands. Some of our footwear designers include; Nine West, Calvin Klein, Franco Sarto, Clarks, Steve Madden, Rockport, Rieker, Fossil, Anne Klein, Naot, Ecco & many more!

Manchester Shoe Salon appeals to a broad range of customers – from trendy girls in their 20’s looking for fabulous pumps, to senior women looking for comfortable walking shoes; we’re looking for someone who is excited to work with our entire age range of customers. Making our customers feel welcome, comfortable and completely thrilled with their purchase is our #1 priority.

Your weekly schedule would be as follows:

• Every Friday from 4pm - 8pm
• Every Saturday from 10am – 6pm
• Other miscellaneous / additional hours, as needed. Potential for more hours during the upcoming Christmas / Holiday season.

Skills / Requirements for this position include:

• Must have excellent communication skills, paired with a courteous and polite mannerism
• Must have a genuine passion and appreciation for great retail customer service
• Must have a professional and polished appearance
• Must have patience and strong adaptability skills
• Must be eager to learn and the ability to retain significant product knowledge
• Previous experience in fashion retail, customer service or a sales environment is not required but, considered an asset
• Previous experience working with a broad range of customers is not required but, considered an asset
• Knowledge about orthopedic insoles (orthotics) and / or common foot conditions is not required but, considered an asset

Job Responsibilities for this position include:

• Greeting & assisting customers with finding the perfect fit for the shoes they would like to try on
• Suggesting footwear styles based on the customer’s description, request and / or personal style preferences
• Describing the benefits and features of our products and brands
• Completing  transactions through our computerized sales system
• Light cleaning / organizing / merchandising of the store front and tidying of the stock room
• Opening / closing cash procedures
• Other miscellaneous tasks, as needed

To apply for this position, please present your resume in-person at Manchester Shoe Salon in Market Square. Please include a cover letter describing why you would love to work for us and why you are a great fit for this position.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
506 - 633 - 7463

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Saint John Shoe Store

Manchester Shoe Salon
1 Market Square
Saint John, New Brunswick
E2H 2Y4 Canada
(506) 633-7463

Open 7 days a week
in Uptown Saint John!

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Manchester Shoe Salon is a women’s designer shoe and handbag boutique located in Market Square! Locally-owned, exceptional service and selection, from trendy high heels to comfort walking footwear – we love shoes! We carry your favourite shoe brands and designers from Canada and around the world! Located in Uptown Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, this is our blog about all things shoes, fashion and local, enjoy!