Full Time - Retail Store Supervisor


Position: Retail Sales Associate -  approx. 37.5 hours weekly (mix of days, evenings, weekends)

Location: The Forks, Winnipeg, MB

Start Date: ASAP


Coal and Canary is looking for a  full-time Retail Store Supervisor who lives the Coal and Canary lifestyle to work in our flagship retail store!




  • Hiring and training new staff

  • Creating monthly store schedule

  • Ordering store inventory from retail suppliers

  • Motivating team to achieve established sales goals

  • Communicating with owners to establish and execute in store promotions

  • Contributing to Instagram stories with in store experiences, promotions or events

  • Greeting customers, responding to questions, improving engagement with our merchandise and providing outstanding customer service.

  • Introducing promotions and opportunities to customers.

  • Communicating inventory levels with production team to ensure shelves are stocked.

  • Operating our cash registers, managing financial transactions, and balancing drawers.

  • Completing weekly bank deposits

  • Directing customers to merchandise within the store.

  • Increasing store sales.

  • Superior product knowledge.

  • Maintaining an orderly appearance throughout the sales floor.

  • Cross-selling products to increase purchase amounts.

  • Plan staff appreciation events




  • Retail Supervisor experience an asset

  • High level of energy and optimism.

  • Strong leadership skills.

  • Open, honest and active communication tendencies.

  • Strong willingness to learn.

  • Strong attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills.

  • Willingness to work as part of a collaborative team.

  • Strong appreciation and understanding of the Coal and Canary brand.

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal direction at times






Want to apply?


Please email with the following information and content:


  • Your Resume and cover letter detailing why you want to work for Coal and Canary and why you would be a good fit!

  • Please indicate which position you are applying for in the email subject line.



Posting closes on Friday, July 26 at midnight!


Coal and Canary thanks all who apply; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




Coal and Canary Candle Company is a Winnipeg-based, independently owned candle producer and lifestyle brand. Since inception in the fall of 2014 we have run on sass, dreams and bubbly, more than quadrupling our growth. Our candles are small-batch, hand-poured, and made only of the good stuff, clean burning for approximately 50 hours each.