Customer Experience Leader

September 15 2020
Industries Retail
Categories Customer service, Customer Service, Call Centres, Retail, Retail, Store Operations - Associate
Burnaby, BC

Company Description

Current Indigo employees should apply through the Internal Mobility page using your @indigo.ca email address.

Dedicated to telling stories and creating experiences, Indigo is always looking for bright, energetic and customer-focused people who can help bring our exciting mission to life in one of our more than 200 Indigo, Indigospirit, Chapters and Coles stores across Canada. We offer a variety of exciting opportunities at our retail stores, distribution centres, and home office for people who share our passions and want to be part of a dynamic and enriching culture.

WHO WE ARE

  • We love books and all things beautiful
  • We are Canada’s Cultural Department Store
  • Books are our heart and our soul and Great Books are JUST the Beginning…

We play by the following rules:

  • We exist to add joy to our customers’ lives each and every time they interact with us and our products
  • Our job is to create joyful moments for our customers
  • We treat each other the way we’d treat a valued friend
  • We inspire each other to do our best work
  • We seek to ignite creativity and innovation every day
  • We give back to the communities in which we operate

Job Description

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

The Customer Experience Leader (CEL) is a member of the Store’s Leadership Team and is responsible for leading and executing work that contributes to the Store's operations and customer experience. Talent in the role supports the achievement of strategic priorities that are cascaded from the Retail Strategic Initiatives to the Store and Functional level. The CEL ensures budget and cost centre management while contributing to the achievement of the Store’s sales plans and long-term desired outcome of profitability and growth. In this role, you’ll:

  • Work collaboratively with the Store Leadership team to inspire a customer-centric culture bringing to life Indigo’s mission while incorporating both physical and online channels to meet the customer needs
  • Responsible for the opening and closing of the store, the daily store operations, customer experience, maintaining visual standards and achieving or exceeding sales plans
  • Ensure the team is well informed about the products that Indigo carries, promotions and programs
  • Support the planning, prioritization and execution of the work you and the team are doing
  • Responsible for the facilities, maintenance, health and safety and loss prevention of the store on the shift you are leading
  • Live and inspire Indigo's High Performance Characteristics and lead a Story Telling culture
  • Practice and role model Feedback and Coaching - The Indigo Way
  • Participate in talent calibration and contribute to talent management and acquisition activities to support Indigo’s goal to build strong teams and attract and develop the best talent
  • Contribute to the development of CER talent
  • Collaborate with others and work cross functionally while celebrating and role modelling diversity of thought and inclusion
  • Cultivate an environment of trust where the opinions, voices, and well-being of employees are valued, enabling people to bring their best selves to work
  • Embrace and role model change
  • Foster an environment where everyone knows their health and safety is a top priority and where everyone actively participates in ensuring the health and safety of each other and our customers

Qualifications

WHO YOU ARE:

  • 1-2 years of experience in a customer service, merchandising or operations role
  • Demonstrated commitment to creating an exceptional employee and customer experience
  • Experience leading others
  • Performance orientated
  • Ability to exercise good business acumen and systemic thinking that supports meaningful decisions
  • Ability to prioritize, plan and execute while being agile
  • Knowledge of Provincial Health & Safety standards
  • Ability to lift medium to large items, up to 40 pounds, while using appropriate equipment and safety techniques
  • Minimum 25 Hours a week availability that includes evenings and weekends and could include early mornings and holidays

Additional Information

Indigo Books & Music is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We believe in integration and equal opportunity. Accommodations are available upon request for all applicants with a disability throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources if you require accommodation. We will work with all applicants to accommodate their individual accessibility needs.

WELCOME HOME

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