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Job Number:  34385
WE Sales Associate, Rideau Center (Ottawa)
Job Posted: Thursday, 20 April 2017
Closing Date: Monday, 12 June 2017
(38 days ago)
ME to WE
Region: Ottawa area Type: Part time
Location: Toronto Salary: (not entered)

WE is a movement that brings people together and gives them the tools to change the world. Our vision is to shift the world from “ME” to “WE.” Our mission is to empower all people to change the world, locally and globally, achieving transformative outcomes for themselves and others.
ME to WE seeks a Sales Associate to help manage the operations and drive sales at the ME to WE Pop-up store. The Sales Associate will report directly to the Store Manager, this roles is a part-time position and is based out of the ME to WE Store located in the Rideau Centre in Ottawa.
This individual must be passionate and committed to the core beliefs of the organization—the WE.org philosophy.
Your Impacts:
Store Operations

  • While on the floor monitor and understand customer profile and buying trends and report to Store Manager and Assistant Manager to help with product planning and sales
  • In collaboration with the management team, support the changeover of promotional offers, campaigns and sales
  • Provide feedback to Store Manager and Assistant Manager on product successes / failures, along with marketing campaign successes / failures
  • Support management with opening and closing procedures

Customer Engagement

  • Focus on building awareness of WE brand among Rideau Center clientele and establish connections with new customers
  • Encourage further interaction with the brand through impact donations, trips and pledge activations
  • Activate data capture through email as a means to continue brand interaction with customers outside of the store
  • Promote ME to WE Trips oversees and support with lead generation, passing along to HQ for follow up


  • Keep the store looking fresh and immaculate and maintain customer flow
  • Help support HQ management in the changeover of seasonal products

Inventory Management

  • Support HQ management when new stock arrives
  • Ensure all product is properly priced and labelled

Events Management

  • Help in the execution of all internal events and external store events

Key Priorities

  • Driving revenue through store sales
  • Providing superior customer service to all stakeholders (internal and external)
  • Activating and promoting data capture to help grow the WE community & expand outreach
  • Building brand awareness of WE and advancing our mission through the store

What you bring:

  • Retail or customer service experience
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Powerful work ethic, both as a team player, but also a forward thinking self-starter
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, concise, and persuasive manner
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Positive, flexible and a get-it-done attitude
  • Resourceful, self-motivated and energetic

What makes us unique…

 Social entrepreneurs Marc Kielburger and Craig Kielburger co-founded WE and WE Charity (formerly Free The Children) 20 years ago and have grown it into a family of organizations, including WE Day and ME to WE. WE Charity was among the first organizations in Canada to turn philanthropy on its head by creating a legally distinct social enterprise, ME to WE. Through the social enterprise, 50% of the profits support WE Charity, while the rest is reinvested in the social enterprise.
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and welcomes all interested parties to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We sincerely thank all those who apply, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
PLEASE APPLY AT: https://www.metowe.com/about-us/careers/?ccmsPage=1&itemid=9197813&cc=apply
Contact Details:
M5A 2L2
Toronto, ON, M5A 2L2
www:   www.metowe.com/about-us/careers/?ccmsPage=1&itemid=9197813&cc=apply

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