VF Corporation Work Authority Sales Associate (Cookstown, ON) in Cookstown B, Ontario

Job Description

The undisputed safety footwear and customer service experts in Canada, Work Authority® staff and management have spent seven decades honing knowledge and perfecting processes to give you everything you could ever want and none of what you don't want in a safety footwear program. Maximum fulfillment, convenience, accountability, control and efficiencies combined with minimal time, effort, cost and administration. No one delivers it better than us –we've created a culture of continuous learning and proactive innovation to ensure it. When we say we're "The Authority," we mean it.

Work Authority is a part of VF Corporation. VF outfits consumers around the world with its diverse portfolio of iconic workwear and lifestyle brands. Founded in 1899, VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies with socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning numerous geographies, product categories and distribution channels. With 119 years of experience transforming ourselves in an ever-changing global marketplace, we constantly learn from the past, but live in the future.

Work Authority is currently looking for a Sales Associate at our Cookstown, ON location.

How you will make a difference

You will provide an exceptional customer experience to all customers by promoting our products and providing fast,

friendly and knowledgeable service. The successful candidate must be available to work (but not limited to) evenings,

weekends and weekdays, for approximately 10-15 hours per week.

You will also;

  • Provide outstanding customer service from initial greeting to the final sale.

  • Assess customer needs and provide expert advice about available products.

  • Prioritize sales and customer service ahead of all operational activities.

  • Demonstrate features and benefits of any product which may complement the sale.

  • As part of the store team, maximize store sales by consistently delivering an exceptional customer experience.

  • Close sales positively to build customer relationships.

  • Continually increase knowledge of products, services, promotions, events and store layout.

  • Assist with store merchandising, returns, and ensure the store is safe, clean and well organized.

  • Understand and follow all pertinent store operations policies and practices including customer service, loss prevention, and problem resolution.

  • The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.

Skills for Success

  • Must have 1-2 years retail experience

  • Good decision-making abilities and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent communication skills; strong sense of customer service

  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic and willing to take on new challenges

  • Mature attitude and a strong work ethic are essential

  • Excellent team player and able to work with people on all levels

What we Offer

  • A competitive salary

  • Full time employees are eligible for comprehensive health benefits and group RRSP

  • Awesome discounts from our many brands including;

o The North Face

o Vans

o Dickies

o Terra

o Kodiak…… and many others.

Learn more about Work Authority here and VF here

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in the selection process, if you require a specific

accommodation, please let us know.

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.