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Position: Organic Food Sales Associate/Cashier
Organization: BlossomPure Organic Meats and Grocery
Location: South Etobicoke, Toronto ON (near Hwy 427 & Gardiner Expy) Easily accessible by the 123 bus from Kipling station.

Since 2002, BlossomPure has been sourcing our products directly from local and ethical family farms within 100 miles from Toronto, ensuring the highest standards of animal welfare and environmentalism. In reflecting our standard of ethics and morality, we provide a positive work environment based on the values of respect, transparency, and teamwork. We are growing fast, and looking to hire one full-time sales associate to join our team for a September start. Our ideal candidate is genuine, shares our vision, and has a deep desire to help people deal with health challenges or live an even better life.

Responsibilities:

  • Welcome new and existing customers, adapting communication style to effectively connect with a range of individuals
  • Use active listening skills and product knowledge to effectively match customer needs with our products
  • Always maintain professionalism, tact, diplomacy, and sensitivity to portray the company in a positive manner
  • Answer phone calls professionally and generate further interest to the customer who is calling
  • Accurately take down special orders, messages and requests
  • Maintain a high level of product and service knowledge
  • Maintain a high level of customer service
  • Maintain store front by stocking, merchandising, tidying and cleaning throughout the shift
  • Proactively attend to customer complaints in a professional manner
  • Follow opening and closing procedures, including daily tasks
  • Other duties as required

Job Requirements

  • Excellent communications skills and enthusiasm to approach customers, discern their needs and offer the best solution
  • Ability to quickly pick up new product knowledge and communicate that knowledge effectively to customers
  • Ability to take initiative to learn and provide the highest standard quality of service.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, lift up to 40lbs, and handle temperature fluctuations
  • Passion for healthy lifestyle, organic, grass fed, locally sourced foods
  • 1-2 years customer service, retail, grocery, or health food experience preferred
  • Located in the Greater Toronto Area (ideally in Etobicoke)

Work Conditions

  • Flexible hours including evenings and weekends.
  • Interaction with customers/clients, and the health conscious public
  • Able to lift up to 40 lbs, stand for up to 8 hours and handle temperature fluctuations
  • Operation of desktop computer and peripherals

Bonus if you:

  • Enjoy the benefits of a healthy lifestyle
  • Have a food handler's certificate
  • Have experience working with fresh produce

Please include a cover letter with your application, indicating your interest in working at BlossomPure Organic and what makes you a great fit! **Applications without a cover letter will not be considered**

E-mail: hr@blossompure.com

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Aug 8 2019    ID: 54431