Careers

At Mastermind Toys, we take play seriously—do you? We offer a corporate culture that’s both fun and focused, a competitive compensation package and an opportunity to learn and grow along with one of Canada’s premier brands.

To apply to any of our Store or Home Office postings, please email your resume to employment@mastermindtoys.com and indicate the job title in the subject line.

Store Opportunities

Alberta

Terra Losa, Alberta

Sales Associate

Location: 9752 170 Street, Terra Losa

We are passionate about children's specialty toys! Our retail Toy Stores and website www.mastermindtoys.com are renowned for our selection of extraordinary children's toys, books & outstanding customer service. Mastermind is all about learning & we have great toys!

In our professional, dynamic environment we offer our staff many opportunities to learn & grow with us. We provide our employees with on-the-job sales & product knowledge training, we provide a lively, friendly work environment and are proud to offer our employees a generous personal discount.

We seek Sales Associates

Mastermind Sales Associates bring fun, learning and confidence to parents & children by providing an exceptional in-store customer experience and shopping environment.

We are seeking individuals who have flexibility to work a variety of shifts particularly daytime schedules.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Interacting with customers to create the "Mastermind shopping experience"
  • Enthusiastically assisting customers with their product selections, relying on your customer service skills and the product knowledge you will learn
  • Participating in the creation of inviting, attractive merchandise displays & general store upkeep
  • Processing customers transactions thru the POS system
  • Receiving & merchandising incoming store inventory

We seek people who:

  • Are outgoing, friendly and enjoy interacting with people
  • Share our passion for the best in children's specialty toys and books
  • Possess strong communication skills
  • Enjoy a fun-filled, fast paced environment
  • Are dedicated team players who will commit to our goal of creating an outstanding shopping experience for our customers
  • Are flexible and able to work a variety of shifts including weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays
  • Helpful, but not essential are: knowledge of child development and /or a flair for building - trikes, bikes, wagons and more!

To apply for this position, please: E-mail your resume to employment@mastermindtoys.com  and indicate Terra Losa Sales Associate in the subject line.

Mastermind Toys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Upon request, Mastermind Toys will, in consultation with the applicant, determine the nature of any accommodation that may be required.

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest in Mastermind; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Edmonton, Alberta

Shift Leader

Location: 398 St Albert Trail Unit 110, Edmonton

We are passionate about children's specialty toys! Our retail Toy Stores and website www.mastermindtoys.com are renowned for our selection of extraordinary children's toys, books & outstanding customer service. Mastermind is all about learning & we have great toys!

In our professional, dynamic environment we offer our staff many opportunities to learn & grow with us. We provide our employees with on-the-job sales & product knowledge training, we provide a lively, friendly work environment and are proud to offer our employees a generous personal discount.

If you are a high school graduate with at least one year experience in a retail key holder or shift leader role then keep reading!

Our shift leaders bring fun, learning and confidence to parents & children by providing an exceptional customer experience and contributing to the profitability, success and growth of the store. They oversee store operations, including shift task organization and store opening and closing duties, in conjunction with/or in the absence of management.

This is a great growth opportunity for someone looking to expand their leadership skills in a Part Time role. We are seeking individuals with flexible availability including days, evenings, weekends and holidays.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Interacting with customers to create the "Mastermind shopping experience"
  • Enthusiastically assisting customers with their product selections, relying on your customer service skills and the product knowledge you will learn
  • Participating in the creation of inviting, attractive merchandise displays & general store upkeep
  • Processing customers transactions thru the POS system
  • Receiving & merchandising incoming store inventory

We seek candidates who:

  • Have a high school diploma
  • Have at least 1 year experience in a key holder/shift leader role
  • Are outgoing, friendly and enjoy interacting with people
  • Share our passion for the best in children's specialty toys and books
  • Possess strong communication skills
  • Enjoy a fun-filled, fast paced environment
  • Are dedicated team players who will commit to our goal of creating an outstanding shopping experience for our customers
  • Are flexible and able to work a variety of shifts including weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays

To apply for this position, please: E-mail your resume to employment@mastermindtoys.com  and indicate St Albert Shift Leader in the subject line.

Mastermind Toys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Upon request, Mastermind Toys will, in consultation with the applicant, determine the nature of any accommodation that may be required.

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest in Mastermind; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Windermere Currents, Alberta

Shift Leader

Location: 5236 Windermere Blvd. NW, Windermere Currents

We are passionate about children's specialty toys! Our retail Toy Stores and website www.mastermindtoys.com are renowned for our selection of extraordinary children's toys, books & outstanding customer service. Mastermind is all about learning & we have great toys!

In our professional, dynamic environment we offer our staff many opportunities to learn & grow with us. We provide our employees with on-the-job sales & product knowledge training, we provide a lively, friendly work environment and are proud to offer our employees a generous personal discount.

If you are a high school graduate with at least one year experience in a retail key holder or shift leader role then keep reading!

Our shift leaders bring fun, learning and confidence to parents & children by providing an exceptional customer experience and contributing to the profitability, success and growth of the store. They oversee store operations, including shift task organization and store opening and closing duties, in conjunction with/or in the absence of management.

This is a great growth opportunity for someone looking to expand their leadership skills in a Part Time role. We are seeking individuals with flexible availability including days, evenings, weekends and holidays.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Interacting with customers to create the "Mastermind shopping experience"
  • Enthusiastically assisting customers with their product selections, relying on your customer service skills and the product knowledge you will learn
  • Participating in the creation of inviting, attractive merchandise displays & general store upkeep
  • Processing customers transactions thru the POS system
  • Receiving & merchandising incoming store inventory

We seek candidates who:

  • Have a high school diploma
  • Have at least 1 year experience in a key holder/shift leader role
  • Are outgoing, friendly and enjoy interacting with people
  • Share our passion for the best in children's specialty toys and books
  • Possess strong communication skills
  • Enjoy a fun-filled, fast paced environment
  • Are dedicated team players who will commit to our goal of creating an outstanding shopping experience for our customers
  • Are flexible and able to work a variety of shifts including weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays

To apply for this position, please: E-mail your resume to employment@mastermindtoys.com  and indicate Windermere Currents Shift Leader in the subject line.

Mastermind Toys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Upon request, Mastermind Toys will, in consultation with the applicant, determine the nature of any accommodation that may be required.

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest in Mastermind; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Red Deer, Alberta

Shift Leader

Location: 5250-22nd Street, Unit #90, Red Deer

We are passionate about children's specialty toys! Our retail Toy Stores and website www.mastermindtoys.com are renowned for our selection of extraordinary children's toys, books & outstanding customer service. Mastermind is all about learning & we have great toys!

In our professional, dynamic environment we offer our staff many opportunities to learn & grow with us. We provide our employees with on-the-job sales & product knowledge training, we provide a lively, friendly work environment and are proud to offer our employees a generous personal discount.

If you are a high school graduate with at least one year experience in a retail key holder or shift leader role then keep reading!

Our shift leaders bring fun, learning and confidence to parents & children by providing an exceptional customer experience and contributing to the profitability, success and growth of the store. They oversee store operations, including shift task organization and store opening and closing duties, in conjunction with/or in the absence of management.

This is a great growth opportunity for someone looking to expand their leadership skills in a Part Time role. We are seeking individuals with flexible availability including days, evenings, weekends and holidays.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Interacting with customers to create the "Mastermind shopping experience"
  • Enthusiastically assisting customers with their product selections, relying on your customer service skills and the product knowledge you will learn
  • Participating in the creation of inviting, attractive merchandise displays & general store upkeep
  • Processing customers transactions thru the POS system
  • Receiving & merchandising incoming store inventory

We seek candidates who:

  • Have a high school diploma
  • Have at least 1 year experience in a key holder/shift leader role
  • Are outgoing, friendly and enjoy interacting with people
  • Share our passion for the best in children's specialty toys and books
  • Possess strong communication skills
  • Enjoy a fun-filled, fast paced environment
  • Are dedicated team players who will commit to our goal of creating an outstanding shopping experience for our customers
  • Are flexible and able to work a variety of shifts including weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays

To apply for this position, please: E-mail your resume to employment@mastermindtoys.com  and indicate Red Deer Shift Leader in the subject line.

Mastermind Toys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Upon request, Mastermind Toys will, in consultation with the applicant, determine the nature of any accommodation that may be required.

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest in Mastermind; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Nova Scotia

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Part-Time Permanent Shift Leader

Location: 29 Countryview Drive, Dartmouth

We are passionate about children's specialty toys! Our retail Toy Stores and website www.mastermindtoys.com are renowned for our selection of extraordinary children's toys, books & outstanding customer service. Mastermind is all about learning & we have great toys!

In our professional, dynamic environment we offer our staff many opportunities to learn & grow with us. We provide our employees with on-the-job sales & product knowledge training, we provide a lively, friendly work environment and are proud to offer our employees a generous personal discount.

If you are a high school graduate with at least one year experience in a retail key holder or shift leader role then keep reading!

Our shift leaders bring fun, learning and confidence to parents & children by providing an exceptional customer experience and contributing to the profitability, success and growth of the store. They oversee store operations, including shift task organization and store opening and closing duties, in conjunction with/or in the absence of management.

This is a great growth opportunity for someone looking to expand their leadership skills in a Part Time role. We are seeking individuals with flexible availability including days, evenings, weekends and holidays.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Interacting with customers to create the "Mastermind shopping experience"
  • Enthusiastically assisting customers with their product selections, relying on your customer service skills and the product knowledge you will learn
  • Participating in the creation of inviting, attractive merchandise displays & general store upkeep
  • Processing customers transactions thru the POS system
  • Receiving & merchandising incoming store inventory

We seek candidates who:

  • Have a high school diploma
  • Have at least 1 year experience in a key holder/shift leader role
  • Are outgoing, friendly and enjoy interacting with people
  • Share our passion for the best in children's specialty toys and books
  • Possess strong communication skills
  • Enjoy a fun-filled, fast paced environment
  • Are dedicated team players who will commit to our goal of creating an outstanding shopping experience for our customers
  • Are flexible and able to work a variety of shifts including weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays

To apply for this position, please: E-mail your resume to employment@mastermindtoys.com  and indicate Dartmouth Part-Time Shift Leader in the subject line.

Mastermind Toys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Upon request, Mastermind Toys will, in consultation with the applicant, determine the nature of any accommodation that may be required.

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest in Mastermind; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Ontario

Aurora, Ontario

Shift Leader

Location: 650 Wellington St E, Aurora

We are passionate about children's specialty toys! Our retail Toy Stores and website www.mastermindtoys.com are renowned for our selection of extraordinary children's toys, books & outstanding customer service. Mastermind is all about learning & we have great toys!

In our professional, dynamic environment we offer our staff many opportunities to learn & grow with us. We provide our employees with on-the-job sales & product knowledge training, we provide a lively, friendly work environment and are proud to offer our employees a generous personal discount.

If you are a high school graduate with at least one year experience in a retail key holder or shift leader role then keep reading!

Our shift leaders bring fun, learning and confidence to parents & children by providing an exceptional customer experience and contributing to the profitability, success and growth of the store. They oversee store operations, including shift task organization and store opening and closing duties, in conjunction with/or in the absence of management.

This is a great growth opportunity for someone looking to expand their leadership skills in a Part Time role. We are seeking individuals with flexible availability including days, evenings, weekends and holidays.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Interacting with customers to create the "Mastermind shopping experience"
  • Enthusiastically assisting customers with their product selections, relying on your customer service skills and the product knowledge you will learn
  • Participating in the creation of inviting, attractive merchandise displays & general store upkeep
  • Processing customers transactions thru the POS system
  • Receiving & merchandising incoming store inventory

We seek candidates who:

  • Have a high school diploma
  • Have at least 1 year experience in a key holder/shift leader role
  • Are outgoing, friendly and enjoy interacting with people
  • Share our passion for the best in children's specialty toys and books
  • Possess strong communication skills
  • Enjoy a fun-filled, fast paced environment
  • Are dedicated team players who will commit to our goal of creating an outstanding shopping experience for our customers
  • Are flexible and able to work a variety of shifts including weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays

To apply for this position, please: E-mail your resume to employment@mastermindtoys.com  and indicate Aurora Shift Leader in the subject line.

Mastermind Toys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Upon request, Mastermind Toys will, in consultation with the applicant, determine the nature of any accommodation that may be required.

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest in Mastermind; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Richmond Hill, Ontario

Shift Leader

Location: 9350 Yonge St, Richmond Hill

We are passionate about children's specialty toys! Our retail Toy Stores and website www.mastermindtoys.com are renowned for our selection of extraordinary children's toys, books & outstanding customer service. Mastermind is all about learning & we have great toys!

In our professional, dynamic environment we offer our staff many opportunities to learn & grow with us. We provide our employees with on-the-job sales & product knowledge training, we provide a lively, friendly work environment and are proud to offer our employees a generous personal discount.

If you are a high school graduate with at least one year experience in a retail key holder or shift leader role then keep reading!

Our shift leaders bring fun, learning and confidence to parents & children by providing an exceptional customer experience and contributing to the profitability, success and growth of the store. They oversee store operations, including shift task organization and store opening and closing duties, in conjunction with/or in the absence of management.

This is a great growth opportunity for someone looking to expand their leadership skills in a Part Time role. We are seeking individuals with flexible availability including days, evenings, weekends and holidays.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Interacting with customers to create the "Mastermind shopping experience"
  • Enthusiastically assisting customers with their product selections, relying on your customer service skills and the product knowledge you will learn
  • Participating in the creation of inviting, attractive merchandise displays & general store upkeep
  • Processing customers transactions thru the POS system
  • Receiving & merchandising incoming store inventory

We seek candidates who:

  • Have a high school diploma
  • Have at least 1 year experience in a key holder/shift leader role
  • Are outgoing, friendly and enjoy interacting with people
  • Share our passion for the best in children's specialty toys and books
  • Possess strong communication skills
  • Enjoy a fun-filled, fast paced environment
  • Are dedicated team players who will commit to our goal of creating an outstanding shopping experience for our customers
  • Are flexible and able to work a variety of shifts including weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays

To apply for this position, please: E-mail your resume to employment@mastermindtoys.com  and indicate Richmond Hill Shift Leader in the subject line.

Mastermind Toys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Upon request, Mastermind Toys will, in consultation with the applicant, determine the nature of any accommodation that may be required.

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest in Mastermind; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Bayview, Ontario

Store Assistant Manager

Location: 2901 Bayview Ave, Bayview

We seek an experienced Store Assistant Manager, preferably from a specialty retail environment, with at least one year in a leadership role that is able to support the development of our store. The successful candidate will demonstrate retail business understanding and the judgment and consistent approach required to lead and develop a productive sales team, in concert with the Store Manager. And of course, this individual will also share our belief in, and passion for, offering quality products and an unparalleled toy & book shopping experience.

Position Outline:

As the full time Assistant Manager of a brand new Mastermind store, you will provide leadership and day to day operations management and coaching for the store team. You will bring your enthusiasm & experience to a variety of day, evening and weekend shifts most particularly supporting the critical trading periods.

The primary responsibilities will include contributing as a member of the management team:

Sales and Leadership

  • Maximize the sales opportunities in the store
  • Create an exceptional customer service experience
  • Motivate and coach employees to meet their potential and our customer's needs
  • Participate in the creation and maintenance of an enticing shopping environment

Store Operations

  • Participate in the creation of employee schedules and shift zone coverage. Monitor floor coverage throughout the shift
  • Participate in the training and supervision of staff on relevant store operations including POS procedures, merchandising, inventory handling, loss prevention and safe work practices
  • In conjunction with Head Office, arrange for repairs and maintenance to keep the premises in top quality condition

Additional Considerations

  • A dedicated team player who is able to think on their feet, problem solve and diplomatically address concerns of customers
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Organized, energetic and able to adapt quickly to a fun-filled, fluid environment
  • Possess good time management skills, able to multi-task and align priorities with company values
  • A knowledge of child development is an asset
  • Computer literate using MS Office products

To apply:

If you are interested in this opportunity, please e-mail your resume to employment@mastermindtoys.com and type Bayview Village Assistant Manager in your subject line.

Mastermind Toys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Upon request, Mastermind Toys will, in consultation with the applicant, determine the nature of any accommodation that may be required.

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest in Mastermind; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Newmarket, Ontario

Shift Leader

Location: 18267 Yonge St Unit 1, Newmarket

We are passionate about children's specialty toys! Our retail Toy Stores and website www.mastermindtoys.com are renowned for our selection of extraordinary children's toys, books & outstanding customer service. Mastermind is all about learning & we have great toys!

In our professional, dynamic environment we offer our staff many opportunities to learn & grow with us. We provide our employees with on-the-job sales & product knowledge training, we provide a lively, friendly work environment and are proud to offer our employees a generous personal discount.

If you are a high school graduate with at least one year experience in a retail key holder or shift leader role then keep reading!

Our shift leaders bring fun, learning and confidence to parents & children by providing an exceptional customer experience and contributing to the profitability, success and growth of the store. They oversee store operations, including shift task organization and store opening and closing duties, in conjunction with/or in the absence of management.

This is a great growth opportunity for someone looking to expand their leadership skills in a Part Time role. We are seeking individuals with flexible availability including days, evenings, weekends and holidays.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Interacting with customers to create the "Mastermind shopping experience"
  • Enthusiastically assisting customers with their product selections, relying on your customer service skills and the product knowledge you will learn
  • Participating in the creation of inviting, attractive merchandise displays & general store upkeep
  • Processing customers transactions thru the POS system
  • Receiving & merchandising incoming store inventory

We seek candidates who:

  • Have a high school diploma
  • Have at least 1 year experience in a key holder/shift leader role
  • Are outgoing, friendly and enjoy interacting with people
  • Share our passion for the best in children's specialty toys and books
  • Possess strong communication skills
  • Enjoy a fun-filled, fast paced environment
  • Are dedicated team players who will commit to our goal of creating an outstanding shopping experience for our customers
  • Are flexible and able to work a variety of shifts including weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays

To apply for this position, please: E-mail your resume to employment@mastermindtoys.com and indicate Newmarket Shift Leader in the subject line.

Mastermind Toys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Upon request, Mastermind Toys will, in consultation with the applicant, determine the nature of any accommodation that may be required.

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest in Mastermind; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Guelph, Ontario

Store Manager

Location: 370 Stone Road West Unit 12, Guelph

Fun. Dynamic. Challenging. These are some words to describe the experience of being a Store Manager with Mastermind Toys! We are a Canadian company expanding across the country and we want YOU on our team!

For over 30 years, Mastermind Toys has represented the very best in quality toys and books for children, and this tradition continues to this day. Our company philosophy mixes fun and focus! That same philosophy of fun and focus extends to the work environment we offer to our employees. At Mastermind we provide a competitive compensation package, offer opportunities to learn and grow and contribute to the growth and development of this dynamic organization.

We seek experienced retail managers in Guelph!

You are primary in charge of all aspects of the store operation including bringing fun, learning and confidence to parents & children by providing an exceptional customer environment and through the sound management of staff and store operations. You are accountable for the profitability, success and growth of the store.

The successful candidate will have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Three to five years retail management experience required, speciality related retail preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team of retail professionals to meet financial and customer expectations
  • Retail business knowledge; strong sales, service, coaching and leadership skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional quality customer focused sales assistance
  • Interest in and passion for Mastermind product
  • Strong & clear verbal and written communication skills

The Store Manager will:

  • Deliver business results by assessing, planning and implementing actions that contribute to the profitability, success and growth of the store. Demonstrate sound retail business knowledge through appropriate decisions/actions that result in positive contribution to sales performance, customer loyalty and profitability
  • Plan & organize the recruitment & selection of qualified staff using established processes; monitor results. Consistently demonstrate the ability to attract, select, develop and retain high performers
  • Evaluate and coach staff performance
  • Plan and prepare staff schedules in accordance with hours allotment & customer traffic patterns
  • Create daily zone schedules to maximize floor coverage & facilitate customer satisfaction
  • Actively ensure customers are supported consistent with the Mastermind customer experience philosophy; maintain high level of product knowledge
  • Ensure all operational best practice process are utilized including those related to receiving, store opening and closing, paperwork, daily communication, merchandising and record keeping
  • Safeguard staff, customers & product through pro-active assistance; zone management; compliance with loss prevention and health and safety & emergency procedures. Ensure personal conduct is consistent with safety and security policies

To apply for this position, please:

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

London North, Ontario

Store Assistant Manager

Location: 685 Fanshawe Park Rd W, London North

We seek an experienced Store Assistant Manager, preferably from a specialty retail environment, with at least one year in a leadership role that is able to support the development of our store. The successful candidate will demonstrate retail business understanding and the judgment and consistent approach required to lead and develop a productive sales team, in concert with the Store Manager. And of course, this individual will also share our belief in, and passion for, offering quality products and an unparalleled toy & book shopping experience.

Position Outline:

As the full time Assistant Manager of a brand new Mastermind store, you will provide leadership and day to day operations management and coaching for the store team. You will bring your enthusiasm & experience to a variety of day, evening and weekend shifts most particularly supporting the critical trading periods.

The primary responsibilities will include contributing as a member of the management team:

Sales and Leadership

  • Maximize the sales opportunities in the store
  • Create an exceptional customer service experience
  • Motivate and coach employees to meet their potential and our customer's needs
  • Participate in the creation and maintenance of an enticing shopping environment

Store Operations

  • Participate in the creation of employee schedules and shift zone coverage. Monitor floor coverage throughout the shift
  • Participate in the training and supervision of staff on relevant store operations including POS procedures, merchandising, inventory handling, loss prevention and safe work practices
  • In conjunction with Head Office, arrange for repairs and maintenance to keep the premises in top quality condition

Additional Considerations

  • A dedicated team player who is able to think on their feet, problem solve and diplomatically address concerns of customers
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Organized, energetic and able to adapt quickly to a fun-filled, fluid environment
  • Possess good time management skills, able to multi-task and align priorities with company values
  • A knowledge of child development is an asset
  • Computer literate using MS Office products

To apply:

If you are interested in this opportunity, please e-mail your resume to employment@mastermindtoys.com and type London North Assistant Manager in your subject line.

Mastermind Toys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Upon request, Mastermind Toys will, in consultation with the applicant, determine the nature of any accommodation that may be required.

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest in Mastermind; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

London North, Ontario

Store Manager

Location: 685 Fanshawe Park Rd W, London North

Fun. Dynamic. Rewarding. These are some words our staff use to describe the experience of being a Store Manager with Mastermind Toys! We are a Canadian company expanding across the country and we want YOU on our team!

For over 30 years, Mastermind Toys has represented the very best in quality toys and books for children, and this tradition continues to this day. Our company philosophy mixes fun and focus! That same philosophy of fun and focus extends to the work environment we offer to our employees. At Mastermind we provide a competitive compensation package, offer opportunities to learn and grow and contribute to the growth and development of this dynamic organization.

We seek an experienced Store Manager for the Mastermind Toys store in London North!

You are primary in charge of all aspects of the store operation including bringing fun, learning and confidence to parents & children by providing an exceptional customer environment and through the sound management of staff and store operations. You are accountable for the profitability, success and growth of the store.

The successful candidate will have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Post-secondary preferred.
  • Three to five years retail management experience required, speciality related retail preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team of retail professionals to meet financial and customer expectations
  • Retail business knowledge; strong sales, service, coaching and leadership skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional quality customer focused sales assistance
  • Interest in and passion for Mastermind product
  • Strong & clear verbal and written communication skills

The Store Manager will:

  • Deliver business results by assessing, planning and implementing actions that contribute to the profitability, success and growth of the store. Demonstrate sound retail business knowledge through appropriate decisions/actions that result in positive contribution to sales performance, customer loyalty and profitability
  • Plan & organize the recruitment & selection of qualified staff using established processes; monitor results. Consistently demonstrate the ability to attract, select, develop and retain high performers
  • Evaluate and coach staff performance
  • Plan and prepare staff schedules in accordance with hours allotment & customer traffic patterns
  • Create daily zone schedules to maximize floor coverage & facilitate customer satisfaction
  • Actively ensure customers are supported consistent with the Mastermind customer experience philosophy; maintain high level of product knowledge
  • Ensure all operational best practice process are utilized including those related to receiving, store opening and closing, paperwork, daily communication, merchandising and record keeping
  • Safeguard staff, customers & product through pro-active assistance; zone management; compliance with loss prevention and health and safety & emergency procedures. Ensure personal conduct is consistent with safety and security policies.

To apply for this position, please

  • E-mail your resume to employment@mastermindtoys.com and indicate London North Store Manager in your subject line.

Mastermind Toys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Upon request, Mastermind Toys will, in consultation with the applicant, determine the nature of any accommodation that may be required. We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Burlington, Ontario

Shift Leader

Location: 1035 Brant St Burlington, Burlington

We are passionate about children's specialty toys! Our retail Toy Stores and website www.mastermindtoys.com are renowned for our selection of extraordinary children's toys, books & outstanding customer service. Mastermind is all about learning & we have great toys!

In our professional, dynamic environment we offer our staff many opportunities to learn & grow with us. We provide our employees with on-the-job sales & product knowledge training, we provide a lively, friendly work environment and are proud to offer our employees a generous personal discount.

If you are a high school graduate with at least one year experience in a retail key holder or shift leader role then keep reading!

Our shift leaders bring fun, learning and confidence to parents & children by providing an exceptional customer experience and contributing to the profitability, success and growth of the store. They oversee store operations, including shift task organization and store opening and closing duties, in conjunction with/or in the absence of management.

This is a great growth opportunity for someone looking to expand their leadership skills in a Part Time role. We are seeking individuals with flexible availability including days, evenings, weekends and holidays.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Interacting with customers to create the "Mastermind shopping experience"
  • Enthusiastically assisting customers with their product selections, relying on your customer service skills and the product knowledge you will learn
  • Participating in the creation of inviting, attractive merchandise displays & general store upkeep
  • Processing customers transactions thru the POS system
  • Receiving & merchandising incoming store inventory

We seek candidates who:

  • Have a high school diploma
  • Have at least 1 year experience in a key holder/shift leader role
  • Are outgoing, friendly and enjoy interacting with people
  • Share our passion for the best in children's specialty toys and books
  • Possess strong communication skills
  • Enjoy a fun-filled, fast paced environment
  • Are dedicated team players who will commit to our goal of creating an outstanding shopping experience for our customers
  • Are flexible and able to work a variety of shifts including weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays

To apply for this position, please: E-mail your resume to employment@mastermindtoys.com  and indicate Burlington Shift Leader in the subject line.

Mastermind Toys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Upon request, Mastermind Toys will, in consultation with the applicant, determine the nature of any accommodation that may be required.

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest in Mastermind; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Kingston, Ontario

Sales Associate

Location: 2511 Princess Street, Kingston

We are passionate about children's specialty toys! Our retail Toy Stores and website www.mastermindtoys.com are renowned for our selection of extraordinary children's toys, books & outstanding customer service. Mastermind is all about learning & we have great toys!

In our professional, dynamic environment we offer our staff many opportunities to learn & grow with us. We provide our employees with on-the-job sales & product knowledge training, we provide a lively, friendly work environment and are proud to offer our employees a generous personal discount.

We seek Sales Associates

Mastermind Sales Associates bring fun, learning and confidence to parents & children by providing an exceptional in-store customer experience and shopping environment.

We are seeking individuals who have flexibility to work a variety of shifts particularly daytime schedules.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Interacting with customers to create the "Mastermind shopping experience"
  • Enthusiastically assisting customers with their product selections, relying on your customer service skills and the product knowledge you will learn
  • Participating in the creation of inviting, attractive merchandise displays & general store upkeep
  • Processing customers transactions thru the POS system
  • Receiving & merchandising incoming store inventory
  • Participating in the store opening and closing procedures

We seek people who:

  • Are outgoing, friendly and enjoy interacting with people
  • Share our passion for the best in children's specialty toys and books
  • Possess strong communication skills
  • Enjoy a fun-filled, fast paced environment
  • Are dedicated team players who will commit to our goal of creating an outstanding shopping experience for our customers
  • Are flexible and able to work a variety of shifts including weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays
  • Helpful, but not essential are: knowledge of child development and /or a flair for building - trikes, bikes, wagons and more!

To apply for this position, please: E-mail your resume to employment@mastermindtoys.com  and indicate Kingston Sales Associate in the subject line.

Mastermind Toys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Upon request, Mastermind Toys will, in consultation with the applicant, determine the nature of any accommodation that may be required.

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest in Mastermind; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Ottawa, Ontario

Shift Leader

Location: 1091 St Laurent Blvd, Ottawa

We are passionate about children's specialty toys! Our retail Toy Stores and website www.mastermindtoys.com are renowned for our selection of extraordinary children's toys, books & outstanding customer service. Mastermind is all about learning & we have great toys!

In our professional, dynamic environment we offer our staff many opportunities to learn & grow with us. We provide our employees with on-the-job sales & product knowledge training, we provide a lively, friendly work environment and are proud to offer our employees a generous personal discount.

If you are a high school graduate with at least one year experience in a retail key holder or shift leader role then keep reading!

Our shift leaders bring fun, learning and confidence to parents & children by providing an exceptional customer experience and contributing to the profitability, success and growth of the store. They oversee store operations, including shift task organization and store opening and closing duties, in conjunction with/or in the absence of management.

This is a great growth opportunity for someone looking to expand their leadership skills in a Part Time role. We are seeking individuals with flexible availability including days, evenings, weekends and holidays.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Interacting with customers to create the "Mastermind shopping experience"
  • Enthusiastically assisting customers with their product selections, relying on your customer service skills and the product knowledge you will learn
  • Participating in the creation of inviting, attractive merchandise displays & general store upkeep
  • Processing customers transactions thru the POS system
  • Receiving & merchandising incoming store inventory

We seek candidates who:

  • Have a high school diploma
  • Have at least 1 year experience in a key holder/shift leader role
  • Are outgoing, friendly and enjoy interacting with people
  • Share our passion for the best in children's specialty toys and books
  • Possess strong communication skills
  • Enjoy a fun-filled, fast paced environment
  • Are dedicated team players who will commit to our goal of creating an outstanding shopping experience for our customers
  • Are flexible and able to work a variety of shifts including weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays

To apply for this position, please: E-mail your resume to employment@mastermindtoys.com  and indicate St. Laurent Shift Leader in the subject line.

Mastermind Toys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Upon request, Mastermind Toys will, in consultation with the applicant, determine the nature of any accommodation that may be required.

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest in Mastermind; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Waterloo, Ontario

Store Assistant Manager

Location: 405 King St N, Waterloo

We seek an experienced Store Assistant Manager, preferably from a specialty retail environment, with at least one year in a leadership role that is able to support the development of our store. The successful candidate will demonstrate retail business understanding and the judgment and consistent approach required to lead and develop a productive sales team, in concert with the Store Manager. And of course, this individual will also share our belief in, and passion for, offering quality products and an unparalleled toy & book shopping experience.

Position Outline:

As the full time Assistant Manager of a brand new Mastermind store, you will provide leadership and day to day operations management and coaching for the store team. You will bring your enthusiasm & experience to a variety of day, evening and weekend shifts most particularly supporting the critical trading periods.

The primary responsibilities will include contributing as a member of the management team:

Sales and Leadership

  • Maximize the sales opportunities in the store
  • Create an exceptional customer service experience
  • Motivate and coach employees to meet their potential and our customer's needs
  • Participate in the creation and maintenance of an enticing shopping environment

Store Operations

  • Participate in the creation of employee schedules and shift zone coverage. Monitor floor coverage throughout the shift
  • Participate in the training and supervision of staff on relevant store operations including POS procedures, merchandising, inventory handling, loss prevention and safe work practices
  • In conjunction with Head Office, arrange for repairs and maintenance to keep the premises in top quality condition

Additional Considerations

  • A dedicated team player who is able to think on their feet, problem solve and diplomatically address concerns of customers
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Organized, energetic and able to adapt quickly to a fun-filled, fluid environment
  • Possess good time management skills, able to multi-task and align priorities with company values
  • A knowledge of child development is an asset
  • Computer literate using MS Office products

To apply:

If you are interested in this opportunity, please e-mail your resume to employment@mastermindtoys.com and type Waterloo Assistant Manager in your subject line.

Mastermind Toys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Upon request, Mastermind Toys will, in consultation with the applicant, determine the nature of any accommodation that may be required.

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest in Mastermind; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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