Design Representative

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 12-20-2017
JOB DESCRIPTION –Design Representative; Toronto, Ontario
 
 
Employment:Part Time
Department:  Design Representative
Reports To:  Store Manager  
Start Date:  Immediately

 
About this role …
 
The Design Representative will support the Umbra Store as a sales associate, providing exceptional service to our customers.
 
What you’ll do …
 
Customer Service: You will positively promote company vision and core values through providing exemplary customer care. You will act as a Brand Ambassador by being positive, friendly, honest, respectful and professional.  You will deliver excellent customer service to positively impact brand loyalty, purchase and repeat visits.
 
Sales: You will be passionate about the selling process, drive sales and show customers products that fit their needs.  You will assist with achieving targeted sales results.  You will be the authority on Umbra products, sharing the story behind the brand and each design.
 
Store Operations:  You will participate in receiving and merchandising (this includes lifting heavy boxes).  You will ensure calling customers regarding orders upon arrival and checking the hold room.  You will maintain a neat, organized and on brand environment by cleaning store interior, washrooms, windows and patio.
 
 
What you’ll bring …
 
Entrepreneurial: You demonstrate a “no job is too small” mentality; you like to roll up your sleeves, jump in and get it done! You are a goal oriented, high achiever. You appreciate the nuances of a private, non-corporate company environment.
 
Attitude: You have a positive attitude, strong work ethic and are able to adapt to changing priorities. You have a passion and flare for design, fashion trends, colors and textures. 
 
Relationship Building: You encourage collaboration and are a team player who can develop and maintain effective relationships with co-workers and customers alike.
 
Communication: You are proficient at active listening. You are comfortable presenting information and are able to respond to questions.
 
Business Acumen & Decision Making: You take a “business first” approach, apply expertise within this context.
You demonstrate assertiveness in pursuing open issues to closure. You provide input to create improved processes that increase efficiency and productivity.
 
Organization Skills: You thrive in a fast paced environment. You have a strong sense of urgency, are self-motivated and work effectively under pressure. You have excellent time management skills.  
 
Critical Thinking: You are a versatile thinker, applying common sense and objectivity to evaluate and determine a solution. You balance an analytical approach with a people-centric perspective when problem solving.
 
Integrity & Influence: You are confident and persuasive with unquestionable integrity. You are a strong team player with demonstrated ability to influence and motivate others.
 
Experience: 1+ years of retail or customer service experience. Proven sales ability in a retail environment (housewares and quality giftware).  An interest or background in fashion or design.  High energy and an outgoing personality.
 
Education: Post-secondary degree and/or diploma in retail or business management would be an asset. 
 
How to apply …
If this grabs your attention, send your resume to jobs@umbra.com, referencing “Design Representative” in the subject line.
 
We are Umbra …
 
Innovative Modern Original Casual Driven Global Connected
Curiously
Creative
Embrace
Change
Intelligent
Design
Spiritedly Competent Opportunity
Seeking
World Leaders Collaborative
Success
 
We share a vision of creating original, modern, casual and affordable design for every room in the home.  We are privately owned, Canadian company with 35 years of industry experience. Led by our founders, our designs can be found in over 120 countries across five continents. Our global success is attributed to our entrepreneurial nature and a desire to push ourselves, and each other, beyond our limits. 
 
 
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