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Job Opportunity - Silent Auction Retail Sales Associate

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks
Position:Silent Auction Retail Sales Associate

Department:Canucks Team Store
Reports to: Retail Store Manager

SUMMARY:
Our Event Retail team works in a unique retail environment combining a conventional retail setting with the excitement of the NHL’s Vancouver Canucks. With a large retail store, eight kiosks and four auction locations within General Motors Place we believe that we offer the best product selection and customer service in the business. Silent Auction Retail Sales Associates draw on their past experience and current skills, along with specialized on-the-job training to maintain our high service standards. Associates must be available to work evenings and weekends, and are required to commit to working the majority of the games during the season.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
(other duties may be assigned as required)
  • Setting up and taking down silent auction displays
  • Communicating promotional information and auction procedures to customers
  • Providing a high level of customer service and salesmanship
  • Processing payments for successful bidders of auction merchandise
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A minimum of 2 years retail work experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment
  • Enthusiastic, professional, self-motivated and eager to learn more about the retail and auction industry
  • Excellent communication, customer service, and problem solving skills
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends
  • The minimum education required is a secondary school diploma
KEY ATTRIBUTES:
  • Cheerful, embraces fun and celebration in the workplace
  • High degree of personal integrity and honesty
  • Works cooperatively, strives to meet team goals
  • Excellence through innovation, commitment and continual improvement
  • A passion for success
  • Works with enthusiasm, dedication, respect and pride
  • Strong customer/fan focus
  • Receptive to new ideas and approaches, adapts well to change
Interested, qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter, specifying position applied for, no later than February 6, 2009. It is preferable that you submit your application to jobs@canucks.com; alternatively you may fax it to (604) 899-7424.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.
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