Technology Sales Associate, part-time

December 11 2017
Industries Education, Training
Categories Retail
Toronto, ON

Want to work with Canada's premier campus retailer?

Then, come and join our incredible Technology Sales team!

Here's Our Current Opening:

Position:                                  Technology Sales Associate, part-time

Reports To:                              Manager, Technology/Cell and Wireless

Location:                                  U of T Bookstore, St. George Campus

Hours of Work:             +25hrs per week

Monday- Sunday

Must be available to work between the hours of 8:45am to 7:15pm Monday – Friday, 10:45 to 6:15pm Saturday – 10:45 to 6:15 Sunday – 11:45 to 5:15 (must be able to work weekends).

(Approximately 25-35 hours per week)

Here's what you'll be doing ….

You are upbeat, energetic, and a proven self-starter, able to work independently but also collaborate with a team. You will demonstrate and sell Bell Mobility merchandise to service the cell/wireless needs of the U of T campus community.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Consistently provides the highest level of customer service.
  • Assists customers by demonstrating and selling cell phones, wireless data devices, and accessories.
  • Operates a point of sale terminal (POS) to document sales transactions.
  • Fosters good relations between the Bell wireless store and the campus faculty, staff, and students to maximize sales and provide outstanding service.
  • Assists in providing reports as necessary to facilitate supplier conditions ensuring store merchandise is available for sale or on order.
  • Maintains merchandise by providing an appealing appearance of products.

Here's what we are looking for:

Education, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Post-Secondary education is preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 2 years retail experience, preferably in cell phone sales.

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

  • Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills.  
  • Ability to communicate clearly.
  • Highly organized, attention to detail, and functions well in a busy retail environment.
  • Good problem solving skills and initiative.
  • Enjoys working in a collaborative team environment.Conscientious, efficient, dependable, energetic with a positive attitude.
  • A great fit with our core values of respect, innovation and accountability.

About our Retail Team

The University of Toronto Bookstore is a vibrant, dynamic, and engaging workplace with great perks such as discounts on nearly everything we sell and the best co-workers around. We're proud to be a leader in saving students money on textbooks through innovative programs such as our rental textbook program, our great selection of used textbooks, competitive pricing on textbooks and our price match guarantee. Our line of U of T branded clothing offers students, faculty and staff great value and a wide selection of brands including Roots, Nike and Adidas.

About University of Toronto Press

Our organization is steeped in a rich history (UTP was founded in 1901) and today is Canada's leading scholarly publisher and one of North America's premier academic presses. Our authors praise us for our commitment to quality and innovation and for our ability to successfully market books both in North America and around the world. We are honoured and proud that many of our books have received a number of awards.

Through the operation of several complementary divisions, it is our mission to publish exemplary works of scholarship, and to disseminate knowledge widely for the benefit of society. In addition to publishing books, we own and publish numerous high profile scholarly journals, distribute books to a broad range of other publishers through our warehouses in Toronto and Buffalo and operate highly regarded and successful campus stores for the University of Toronto.

We operate with mutual trust, respect, and integrity. We communicate in an open, honest, sensitive, and intelligent manner. We acknowledge the diversity, dignity, and worth of all individuals and respect their competencies and contributions. We seek continuous improvement, and foster an environment that encourages creativity and inspires people to make a difference. We are committed to making UTP a great place to work and grow!

Interested in Applying?

Please send your resume with a covering letter by December 18, 2017 to: **@*******.utoronto.ca. Please indicate Technology Sales Associate, part-time, in the subject line and your salary expectations in the covering letter.

We truly thank all applicants for their interest in joining the Press, only those candidates considered for an initial interview will be contacted.

The University of Toronto Press encourages applications from all qualified candidates.  If you need accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information on our accommodation policies, please contact Human Resources at the email above or 416.978-2239 ext. 2255.

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