Careers at Central City

Knowledge. Integrity. Results. Blackwood Partners has built a strong foundation on these three words. We believe in attracting and retaining highly knowledgeable individuals who deliver with integrity and raise the bar when it comes to results. At Blackwood, our employees are our greatest asset and we are committed to building long-term mutually beneficial relationships with them. Employment opportunities include real estate development and research, property management, leasing, accounting, marketing, administrative and building operations.

Current Positions at Blackwood Partners Management Corporation

Blackwood Partners is Central City’s management team. We are continually growing and are always looking for talented individuals who can help expand our business. Please view our current opportunities.

Central City Shopping Centre
Job Position: Customer Service Representative
Post Date: September 8, 2017

We are looking for an outgoing, enthusiastic and responsible individual to join the Customer Service team at Central City.

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to work flexible hours
  • Available for day & night shifts
  • Customer Service or related experience
  • Strong customer focussed communication and listening skills
  • Computer skills with Microsoft suite (Excel and Word)
  • Good organizational skills and ability to learn and adapt quickly
  • Ability to solve problems on your own
  • Conscientious and willing to take on additional responsibilities

Qualified applicants are invited to email their resume to SKakulavarapu@blackwoodpartners.com


Current Retail and Office Positions

Our Retailers and tower tenants are always looking for qualified people to work in their stores, restaurants and offices.

We recommend applying directly to the retail stores for their latest opening positions.


Organization Hiring: Cherry Hill Photo
Job Position: Santa Photo Local Manager & Assistant Manager
Post Date: September 21, 2017

Seeking Management to run and organize the Christmas set this holiday season.

Job Summary:

Cherry Hill Programs is seeking talented, enthusiastic and dedicated managers to contribute to our Christmas Set. Year after year, families and children flock to the Christmas set to visit with Santa Claus and get their annual Santa Photo. It’s your job to build and manage the team that will engage customers in this dynamic environment. In this role, you will lead your team to engage customers while they visit the Santa Set and create a magical experience for everyone. Adaptable and flexible by nature, you’re composed and collected as you balance the needs of your team, the corporate partner and their customers.

Key Qualifications:

  • Proven ability to drive positive customer experience
  • Ability to manage a diverse team of staff (upwards of 20+ people)
  • Ability to recruit and train all staff before the season starts
  • Strong Communication skills to clearly impart the CHP vision and Mall/Center vision to the team that you oversee
  • Proven Expertise in sales and hitting sales goals

Description:

As a set leader, you inspire your team to deliver measurable results and to help lead your staff to promote sales, learn their roles, promote the marketing initiatives of Cherry Hill Programs and our corporate partners and hire and train all staff on set. In addition to team building, you create excitement around holiday merchandise, programs, and initiatives. You’re responsible for upholding our high standards regarding communication and confidentiality. And by driving your staff to create customer experiences that enhance center loyalty, you deliver measurable results and help enrich customers’ lives by creating a magical experience for every family that visits the Santa /set.

Additional Requirements:

  • You have demonstrated leadership ability
  • Cross-industry experience is welcome – a retail background is not necessary
  • You’ll need to be flexible with your schedule
  • Your work hours will be based on business needs
  • Taking Digital Pictures
  • Greeting & Working with Families/Children
  • Hiring
  • Daily Computer/Paperwork
  • Daily Deposits
  • All Aspects of Set Operations
  • Learning the POS system (cash register)
  • Must Pass Background Check
  • Lifting up to 65lbs

Interested applicants, please contact Mindy Zink, mzink@cherryhillprograms.com, at 1.866.792.4702.


Store Hiring: Le Château
Job Position: Full-Time Jr Assistant Manager (Key Holder)
Date: September 21, 2017

Are you a leader who is able to encourage and drive your sales team to deliver higher results?

Are you inspired by fashion and motivated by a fast-paced and changing environment? Then we’re looking for you!

You and a fashion career with Le Château …..that’s a perfect fit!

Le Château offers a rewarding employment experience with opportunity for continuous career development. You’ll work in a collaborative environment where each person has the ability to contribute to the success of our brand.

Our Junior Assistant Managers will:

  • Demonstrate successful leadership ability
  • Possess a proven track record of meeting or exceeding sales targets
  • Assist with the selection, development, and retention of a knowledgeable and engaged sales team

As a Junior Assistant Manager, Le Château is dedicated to providing you with:

  • A 50% discount on all Fashion for Work
  • A flexible full-time schedule that is supportive of your work/life balance
  • Open knowledge of corporate strategies & financial information, and influence over product, store operations, and other aspects of Le Château’s business development decisions, allowing you to take ownership and pride in the achievements of your store as well as Le Château’s corporate results
  • On-going leadership and career training that enables you to build valuable industry skills for your future, and foster personal and professional growth in yourself and your Store team
  • Internships and Summer Placements in our Montreal Head Office in departments including Buying, Operations, Distribution, and Finance
  • Lucrative incentive programs, great contests and much more!

Join the Le Château team as a Junior Assistant Manager, and experience the exciting and rewarding difference of a career at Le Château!

Apply in person today or send your resume to recruiting@lechateau.com


Store Hiring: BC Lotto Booth (by Dollarama)
Job Position: Sales Associate
Date: August 7, 2017

BC Lotto booth located in front of Dollarama is looking for a sale associate to work from 20 – 30 hours per week.   If you are interested in this position, please contact Bob at the BC Lotto Booth at 604.341.4795.


Store Hiring: Best Buy Mobile
Position: Assistant Manager
Date: August 3, 2017
Closing Date: August 20, 2017

Dial into a career with a competitive salary, excellent growth prospects and great staff benefits – all with a company that’s firmly established throughout Canada. If you already spend time in our stores, you’ll love working at Best Buy.

        • Are you responsible, detail oriented, organized, with strong problem solving skills?
        • Are you naturally curious and have a passion for electronics?
        • Do you thrive on building long term relationships with consumers who are passionate about technology?

If you answered yes to the above, let’s talk. You could be a perfect fit for our company.

About the Role:

        • Achieve sales objectives for wireless products through exceptional customer service
        • Develop, maintain and communicate up-to-date product knowledge, accessories and other products stocked by Best Buy Mobile and competitors.
        • Keep up to date with all current promotions, while maintaining strict impartiality and integrity.
        • Answer questions regarding products, services, operation and maintenance and educate the customers on product usage.
        • Provide coaching, training and motivation to Mobile Specialist as needed to achieve sales goals and high standards of customer service.
        • Model, demonstrate, train and reinforce Solve-CARE, Services and Accessory selling processes.

What you have to Offer:

        • 1 year of retail supervisory experience
        • 1 year of customer service experience
        • Preferred Qualifications Experience selling mobile products

What Best Buy has to Offer:

        • Competitive wages
        • Great staff discount
        • Market Leading Pension Plan
        • Great medical and dental plans
        • Leadership opportunities

Shift your career wheels in motion and apply today!

Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.
do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers


Store Hiring: Best Buy Mobile
Position: Part-time Mobile Specialist
Date: August 3, 2017
Job Post Closing: August 20, 2017

Dial into a career with a competitive salary, excellent growth prospects and great staff benefits – all with a company that’s expanding rapidly throughout Canada. If you already spend time in our stores, you’ll love working at Best Buy.

        • Are you responsible, detail oriented, organized, with strong problem solving skills?
        • Are you naturally curious and have a passion for electronics?
        • Do you thrive on building long term relationships with consumers who are passionate about technology?

If you answered yes to the above, let’s talk. You could be a perfect fit for our company.

About the Role:

        • Achieve personal sales and complete solution objectives by using the Solve-CARE approach, maintaining excellent product knowledge and providing customers with the right recommendation to meet their needs
        •  Responsible for achieving great results in this fast paced retail environment while working in a team
        • Responsible for delivering the excellent level of customer service that has become synonymous with the Best Buy brand

What you have to Offer:

        • 6 months of retail sales experience
        • 6 months of customer service experience
        • Commitment to driving sales and achieving store targets
        • A requirement of the Mobile Specialist Position is the ability to enter into legally binding contracts.
        • To be considered for the position, candidates must have reached the age of majority in their province.
        • Experience selling cellular products is an asset

What Best Buy has to Offer:

        • Competitive wages
        • Great staff discount
        • Market Leading Pension Plan
        • Great medical and dental plans
        • Leadership opportunities

Shift your career wheels in motion and apply today!

Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster. Do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers.


Store Hiring: Suzy Shier
Job Position: Shift Leader or Sales Associate
Date: December 9, 2016

SUZY SHIER, a dynamic, trend-setting Canadian retail organization, has a career opportunity for an ambitious and self-motivated individual seeking employment as a part time sales associate. At Suzy Shier we are proud to be committed to the principal of performance through a strong partnership with our people. We are dedicated to building an environment where effort and results are balanced by job satisfaction, recognition and reward at all levels of the organization.

Do you LOVE fashion? Are you energetic, enthusiastic and enjoy customer service in a fast paced, fashion forward environment? Would you love to help lead a team to success?

Our ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:

        • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
        • Energetic, competitive and results oriented with a strong desire to succeed
        • Customer service oriented attitude
        • Previous retail sales experience
        • Create and maintain a team environment
        • While we appreciate all responses, only candidates being consulted for an interview will be contacted.

Contact: Apply in-store


Store Hiring: Le Chateau                                                                                                                   
Job Position: Sales Associate
Date: March 21, 2017

As a member of the Le Château team you play a valuable and exciting role in our fast-paced store, where you have endless opportunities for career development. You represent our exclusive brand and deliver professional customer service to help customers find the right products to fulfill their unique wardrobe needs.

Le Château is dedicated to providing you with:

        • A 50% discount on all Fashion for Work
        • A flexible schedule that is supportive of your work/life balance
        • Endless opportunities to build new skills and knowledge in any area of our business, helping you gain relevant experience for your future
        • A positive, safe, and comfortable work environment where your opinion matters, and you are recognized and rewarded for your success
        • Lucrative commission structure, great contests, education allowance, and much more!
        • Fashion retail experience considered an asset

Contact: Apply in person today or send your resume to recruiting@lechateau.com ON-LINE: LECHATEAU.COM