Join our work family at Colour Explosions. What weâ€™re looking for â€¦ You are a creative, energetic, design savvy Colour Consultant / Sales Associate who is inspired by dÃ©cor and passionate about customer service. You are respectful and friendly towards others and you thrive working in a group. Who we are: We are Colour Explosions Decorating Centre Inc., an independently owned Benjamin Moore dealer with multiple retail locations. We are inspired by quality products that help bring home dÃ©cor ideas to life and we are passionate about revolutionizing the customer service experience. At Colour Explosions, we take the time to educate our customers and recommend the best product for the job. We take pride in our work and we are committed to making the impossible, possible, through custom colour matches; custom stain matches; and dÃ©cor solutions that best suit each customerâ€™s needs. We are a fun, collaborative and creative work environment and we offer competitive compensation and benefits package. What we provideâ€¦ Teamwork based environment Career opportunities and growth Cultural development A fun and creative work environment Who you are â€¦ You are passionate about and inspired by colour, wallpaper and fabric. You are inspired by the latest dÃ©cor trends. You are always looking for ways to continue to learn and grow your dÃ©cor knowledge. You also understand that trends are not for everyone and the best choice of colour, wallpaper or fabric for a customer is the one that best suits their style and needs You understand that choosing colour is very personal and subjective and you are committed to educating the customer so that they choose a colour that will compliment their space based on their style and lighting If you donâ€™t already know how to tint and colour match, you are excited for the opportunity to learn how to do both. You see this as a useful skill, especially when it comes to understanding what goes into creating a customerâ€™s order You are resourceful and helpful and always look for ways to assist your team by checking orders, taking orders over the phone and in person, and completing orders at point of sale You thrive working in a fast paced environment that sometimes requires shifting from task to task (e.g. multitasking between helping a customer choose a colour for their home, pulling a wallpaper book for another customer, and taking a phone order) and you barely break a sweat You understand the importance of being in communication with your team and with clients. On a busy day you make sure to let customers know that it might take a bit longer to complete their order. You also check in with your fellow colleagues to see if everyone is doing okay You look at the quiet moments as an opportunity to organize the dÃ©cor area (especially after youâ€™ve pulled almost every colour chip and wallpaper book during the last retail rush); help merchandise the floor and showcase new product; order chips for the colour displays; organize new incoming wallpaper books; and assist with putting product away, because you believe that itâ€™s the little things that help provide the best all around customer service You collaborate well with others and always welcome feedback from your colleagues. You see this as an opportunity to get better You are also comfortable providing suggestions that may help improve existing systems. You think outside of the box when it comes to improving or enhancing the customer service experience You are committed to following existing systems and procedures that help ensure the accuracy of each order that goes out (e.g. double checking pricing and ETAs for all wallpaper orders) You take pride in keeping the dÃ©cor area organized, especially when it comes to organizing the colour displays, wallpaper books, fabric books, dÃ©cor literature and all of the other little details that help make the dÃ©cor area an inspirational place for customers to visit You get excited to help educate customers on the best products they need for their job. You look at every customer and customer service experience as an opportunity to teach, grow and learn No matter what time your shift starts you always show up early and you look forward to sticking around a bit extra if a teammate needs a helping hand. You enjoy working in groups on various projects that help enhance the overall customer service experience (e.g. creating new ideas to advertise promos, redecorating the store to provide inspirational ideas to customers, working with the advertising team to come up with a new radio commercial, etc.) You know how and when to ask for help from your team You see the value in cultural development and are always open to change You are infinitely friendly and respectful towards all customers and coworkers. You always look to provide customers with a warm greeting and make them feel welcome and at home As a Colour Consultant/Sales Associate you willâ€¦ Assist clients with choosing the best colour suited for his/her dÃ©cor needs Assist clients with choosing the right wallpaper and/or fabric for their project Comfortable tinting, mixing and checking paint when necessary (please note that tinting may be a requirement based on the retail location) Maintain excellent relationships with all of our dÃ©cor reps Triple check wallpaper/fabric/window covering orders to ensure accuracy Complete and follow-up on ongoing wallpaper, wallcovering and fabric orders (e.g. check stock, etc.) Develop customer relations with our retail and contractor base Maintain displays, product literature and dÃ©cor samples Maintain sales areas, tint areas and dÃ©cor areas in a neat and organized manner Monitor stock levels, merchandise shelves and order from suppliers when necessary Assist at point of sale to complete orders Check all orders for quality assurance Manage incoming orders by phone, email and in person Assist with receiving product and stocking shelves when necessary A few general technical requirements for all candidates â€¦ 1-3 years experience with a customer service focus in a sales driven environment Design experience (at least 2 years) and education or degree in design Able to work in a collaborative work environment Able to lift up to 50 pounds comfortably Have an aptitude for colour and colour properties Good intercommunication skills (telephone, face to face) Friendly, respectful, energetic Comfortable working independently as well as in a team setting Comfortable multitasking and working in a fast paced environment Comfortable working at any of our retail locations Comfortable working with various computer programs such as word and excel, and open to learning about new point of sale programs Comfortable working with numbers and measurements, especially for wallpaper measurements, fabric measurements and custom colour formulas At Colour Explosions we have a diverse workforce with equal opportunities for all employees. We provide each employee with full product and customer service skills training as well as cultural development. Apply today to become a part of our team at Colour Explosions and join us in revolutionizing the way people see paint!