Longarm Sales and Education Associate
My Sewing Room Inc. is looking for a charismatic sales person who is ready to work with all the latest Sewing Machines, fabric, and notions. Get your needle ready to sew a patchwork of possibilities when you work at Canada’s largest independent sewing and quilting shop.
As a longarm sales and education associate you will be working alongside floor staff to provide machine demos and assist our customers with best choice longarm machine purchase. A keen desire to educate is a must as we offer post sales longarm training for new owners and a longarm rental program. This position also includes quilting services for customers with a focus on edge-to-edge quilting, custom computerized quilting, and depending on experience some hand guided free-motion work.
Part of your duties will be following up on leads, taking questions about machines or fabric, and participating in training for the products we sell. As well developing longarm and quilting based education for our customers.
This position will have a focus on longarm machines sales because they make up approximately 60% of our annual sales. This job does not provide commission or sales targets. This is a no sales pressure environment.
Are you interested in a stable job, learning more about a hugely successful industry of creatives, and encouraging local business?
This position is 37.5 to 40 hours a week, Monday through Saturday. There is room to take on further duties and grow within the store.
Skills and Abilities
· Love of learning and teaching
· Strong communication skills
· Project Management
· Customer service
· A tenaciously flexible mindset, ready to work towards new ideas.
· Experience with quilting and sewing. Previous longarm experience not required
· Willingness to learn the ins and outs of multiple types of machines, accessories, and notions.
· Able to lift up to 25kg.
· Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
- 8 hour shift
- Day shift
- sales: 1 year (preferred)
- customer service: 1 year (preferred)
Work Location: In person