Customer-Focused Retail Professional

Prescott Full Time 35 hrs/wk

Watergirl Quilt Co. - Job Details

Posted: Sep 13, 2023
Expires: Sep 30, 2023

Customer-Focused Retail Professional - Watergirl Quilt Co.


Are You a Fun-Loving, Hard Worker Who Likes to Stay Busy?



If you…



  • Are known to be a warm, engaging and positive person who would want to create a WOW experience for our customers,

  • Have strong communication skills and are comfortable chatting with customers in person and by phone, to build a friendly rapport,

  • Have excellent problem-solving skills, attention to detail and are organised,

  • Thrive in a fast paced work environment,

  • Love helping others to provide excellent customer service,

  • Feel rewarded by achieving goals and sales targets,

  • Have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, use email proficiently, and are comfortable around computers,

  • Are able to handle and prioritise a variety of tasks at one time,

  • Love to laugh and enjoy being with others,

  • Are passionate about sewing or other fibre arts, would be an asset

  • Have experience using an e-commerce platform or Point Of Sale software for retail purposes

  • Are not scared of doing maths,

  • Want to be part of a thriving and growing small business that is here to inspire sewists and quilters,

  • Are looking for long-term employment and are willing to work 4-5 days per week, including weekends.

  • Are self-motivated and would love to be part of a growing small business that has a big impact on the creative lives of others.



And you would want to…



  • Sell high quality products,

  • Fulfil online orders, including shipping procedures,

  • Serve in-store customers with enthusiasm for our products while making the customer feel like they are part of our family,

  • Respond to and handle customer inquiries, requests and concerns in timely and professional manner, over the phone, by email or in person,

  • Serve multiple customers at a time in an effective and pleasant manner,

  • Process retail transactions on our Point of Sale software,

  • Open and close the store along with the team,

  • Assist in merchandising of products and store cleanliness,

  • Assist in keeping online inventory and website updated,

  • Receive new stock according to store procedures,

  • Work in an environment where you have the opportunity to learn and grow as a professional retail customer service team member





Then You Will Want to Learn about What We offer…





  • Introductory and on-going training opportunities,

  • Growth opportunities within our team,

  • The opportunity to be part of a growing company where there is lots of fun and excitement,

  • A beautiful store to work in that is health and safety conscious,

  • Generous employee discounts,

  • A competitive wage and free parking,

  • A small entrepreneurial company where your ideas are heard and your input is valued,

  • Predictable schedule made one month in advance 



Additional Information:



  • Fabric and sewing machines are heavy. You need to be physically capable of lifting up to 40lbs. 

  • Able to stand, move about for an extended period of time and only short rest breaks: should be able to reach, bend, stoop to handle products and be able to walk the two blocks to the post office to deliver online parcels for shipping,

  • Business Casual dress code

  • Working knowledge of Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Youtube, Canva, Excel,  or are skilled at taking photos and would all be an asset but are not required to fulfil this position effectively.



Watergirl Quilt Co. is a dynamic, fast-growing quilt shop that opened in 2020 on the beautiful shores of the St. Lawrence River in Prescott. We strive to offer customers a 5 star experience when they shop with us for fabrics, notions, patterns, sewing machines and more. Our virtual and in person classes and retreats inspire quilters to be part of our friendly and fun community of people who share our passion and want to keep getting better at their hobby. Our quilt shop is known to be a place where customers feel like they are at home.



So, are you interested in applying to be part of our team?



Please send your resume to by September 30th.


Job begins in October (exact date to be determined based on the successful candidate’s availability)

For assistance with job search and application preparation, unemployed individuals are invited to register with CSE Consulting. For more information about the benefits of registering with CSE, please contact us in Kemptville at 613-258-6576 or in Prescott at 613-925-0222.




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