Employment Opportunity: Sales Associate Cashier

Anarres Sales Associate Cashier

Anarres Apothecary is a dynamic community, retail and learning space with a storefront that supports DIY healthy local, zero waste and fairly traded body care and sustainable water and sexual health products. As cashier and front-of-shop-staff you will represent our values and help visitors discover sustainable lifestyles.

Anarres Sales Associate Cashier Job Responsibilities:

* Represents the values and ethics of sustainability, zero waste, sex and LGBTQA+++ including trans positivity, anti-racism, decolonization and compassionate activism.
* Manages COVID-19 precautions: wears a mask over mouth and nose while on duty and keeps 2-metre physical distance, ensures customers do the same, explains safety measures and manages disruptive customers assertively but not aggressively. Asks for assistance from team members as needed and debriefs incidents with owner/teacher.
* Opens and closes shop, engaging students/work exchangers/Apprentices in daily tasks.
* Serves customers by helping them select products that meet their needs.
* Drives sales through the engagement of customers, suggestive selling, and sharing product knowledge.
* Greets and receives customers in a welcoming manner.
* Responds to customers’ questions.
* Directs customers by escorting them to racks and counters.
* Provides outstanding customer service.
* Documents sales by creating or updating online orders and records.
* Manages financial transactions.
* Processes payments by totalling purchases, processing checks, cash, transfers and store or other credit and debit cards.
* Alerts management of potential security issues.
* Assists with inventory, including receiving and stocking merchandise.
* Keeps clientele informed by notifying them of preferred customer sales and future merchandise of potential interest.

Work Hours & Benefits

* Position begins no earlier than June 14 or when retail businesses are permitted to be open for non-essential items in Toronto.
* Work Days are 11:30 am to 7:30 pm (7.5 hours) at Anarres Apothecary, 1076 Bloor Street West storefront
* 10 hours per week to start with increasing hours as business recovers from the pandemic.
* ALL workshops and events offered FREE of charge (but unpaid unless required) including Aromatherapy certification.
* Flexible time off policy.
* 20% off all goods in Anarres Apothecary and The Hermit's Lamp before or after a shift. 50% off all essential oils.
* Self-directed 15 minutes paid break every 2 hours and 30 minutes unpaid lunch at @4 hours.
* Pay is $14/hr to start, min $15 an hour after 3 months and increases in $1 increments to $19 an hour as skills develop.
* The goal of the position is to develop the skills and abilities to be Retail Coordinator of Anarres Apothecary.
* You will work on a regular basis with the owner and teacher, a Certified Natural Health Practitioner, Tracey TieF, and the Production Coordinator, and various students, work exchangers and Apprentices.

Anarres Sales Associate Cashier Qualifications/ Skills:

Emotional stability (chill)
Excellent customer service
Meeting sales goals
Selling to customer needs
Product knowledge
People skills
Energy level
General math skills
Verbal communication
Job knowledge
Online marketing
Conflict prevention and intervention
Ability to discuss sexual health in a matter-of-fact and relaxed manner with people of all genders and sexualities


Portuguese and/or Spanish conversation
Experience in sex education
Driver's license and/or bicycle with cart
Customer service, marketing and retail sales experience


If you think you would enjoy working at a zero-waste driven sex-positive crafty witchy maker shop and want to learn with us, please send a cover letter responding to this job posting, and a resume, BY EMAIL to AnarresHealth@gmail.com WITH THE SUBJECT LINE Anarres Sales Associate Cashier. If you don't follow these instructions, you are not a fit, alas.

In Love & RRRRRevolution, Tracey