A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN EDUCATOR (the Tasks) :
Education and Guest Experience :
Provides guests with world-class education’ and guest experience in the areas of product, culture, and community by speaking authentically about product use through their own experiences
Product Education : communicates special features, benefits, fabric properties, usage, and best care instructions
Culture Education : demonstrates’, the culture held within the company, including : attitude of fun, respect, support, empowerment, encouragement, passion, interaction with other staff, and in-
store discussion of lifestyle (i.e. yoga, fitness, health and fun)
Community Education : ensures guest is aware of in-store community bulletin board for information and resources regarding yoga and other health, fitness and related community information
Floor Duties :
Creates excitement and FUN for our guests on the retail floor
Receives / processes stock received from warehouse, involving : unpacking, counting, tagging as required, folding, sizing and placing on the floor, with overflow stock in back room and stored areas
Assists in preparing the store for the day including : replenishing garment styles and other merchandise by color, size, and quantity requirements;
folding, sizing, and merchandising as required
Answers phone inquiries as required
Ensures stock replenishment in work areas
Ensures items from change rooms are returned to appropriate area - sized and tagged
Prepares pants for hemming including pinning, completing necessary documentation (customer / store hemming slip); and educating regarding timelines for completion
Arranges for mail and / or delivery, as required, to other locations and / or warehouse
Completes assigned clean up evening duty
Utilizes the Point of Sale cash system, processes payments, refunds and exchanges and issues gift cards
Prepares alterations for pick up the next day
Unpacks boxes for inventory as required. Boxes can weigh 10 - 30 lbs
Under the direction of the Store / Assistant Manager performs / completes other additional project, duties, and assignments as required and / or by request
EDUCATOR MUST HAVE’S (the Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications) :
Passion, knowledge and involvement in yoga, and / or other fitness, health or sports activities required. We expect that you will be enrolled in participating in weekly fitness activities in and out of the store with the store team
Strong personal sense of style and athletically minded
Upbeat, optimistic, passionate, friendly and authentic
Excellent team player and ability to work independently
Responsible and dependable
Proactive and solution-oriented
Excellent communication skills verbal and written
Extraordinary guest interaction, organizational and time management skills
Ability and willingness to accept and provide feedback
Completion of grade 12 education preferred
Strong problem solving and decision-making skills.
General computer knowledge.
AN EDUCATOR’S WORKING DAY (the Hours) :
We expect all full-time employees to be available to open and close, at a minimum, twice per week. We expect all part-time employees to be available to open and close a minimum of once per week.
Everyone must work one weekend day. Part-time is 19 hours or less per week; full time is 20-40 hours per week. Time is spent educating on the retail floor.
SELF DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING (the Growth) :
Proactively acquires knowledge / education regarding company general information, news bulletins, store policy, processes, quality control, new garments / styles, customer feedback / experiences, and staff information / communiqué.