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Employer:  Island Afrikan Supermarket

Expiring: ongoing

Salary: $18.90/hour

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent (35 hours per week)

Language: English required

Start Date of Employment (Approx.): As soon as possible

Minimum Education: High School

Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: 6211

NOC Job Title: Retail Sales Supervisor

Job Location (s)

2714 Quadra St, Victoria, BC V8T 4E6


Main Duties include:

Maintain specified inventory and order merchandise
Prepare reports regarding sales volumes, merchandising and personnel matters
Ensure the visual standards and image of the store are maintained, such as store displays, signage and cleanliness
Carry out shipping and receiving duties which would include packing wholesale orders and preparing for shipment
Authorize payments and the return of merchandise
May perform managerial duties, such as opening and closing the store, managing escalated complaints, developing and implementing marketing strategies, and signing for deliveries.

Employment Requirements:

Completion of Secondary School
Knowledge of Afrikan food products and dishes
Knowledge of Afrikan culture, artwork, clothing and beauty products
Previous experience in retail sales experience is preferred, but is not required

Work Conditions:

May be required to stand for extended periods
Good attention to detail

Well organized

Please email your resume and your cover letter.
No phone calls please.

-We would like to thank everyone for applying, however, due to the volume of applications received only those moving forward to the interview process will be contacted.

-We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of gender and ethnic group but, as members of ethnic minority groups such as aboriginals, youth and new immigrants are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups.  Selection will be based on merit alone.

About Island Afrikan Supermarket

Opened in 2015, Island Afrikan Supermarket makes African products, artwork, and culture more accessible to the people of Vancouver Island. By providing a waide variety of products from around the continent, we make it easier for not only Africans to feel at home on the Island, but also for non-Africans to explore Afican foods and culture in a vibrant environment.

Island Afrikan Supermarket is looking for a retail sales supervisor who can efficiently assist in the daily operations of our unique store.