Employment Opportunities

We are a tight-knit local loving family over here at The Local Space and we like to make sure that we are only adding the best of the best to our family. Customer Service is our number one priority and retail experience is preferred. All positions do require knowledge of local brands, already being familiar with The Local Space and being active on social media (you need to be comfortable showing your face on our Insta-Stories including doing try on sessions and talking to our followers).

All staff receive a discount of 20% off in store, commission (in the form of a gift card), annual raises, sick day rewards, paid birthday off, paid day to give back to the community and more. We truly believe that we are not successful without staff, so we know how important it is to make them feel appreciated.

Below we have outlined the positions that we current have available (or coming available):

Langley Location

Full-Time Langley Store Manager - Start Date: March 2021
Compensation: $36,000 per year 

We are looking for a superstar store manager to join our team and continue to grow with us as we grow our OG location in Downtown Langley. This is a full-time position and a weekend shift will be required a minimum of every other week.

Duties Include:

  • Managing staff: This includes scheduling staff, hiring and firing of staff, discipling staff when required, etc. This also means ensuring that staff always show up (and on time), and covering shifts when sick or no-shows happen (rare, but it could happen).
  • Ordering supplies
  • Inventory Management, barcoding incoming inventory and updating Shopify
  • Ensuring all daily duties are being completed and the store is always in tip top shape
  • Merchandising
  • Customer Service and ensuring that all customers are always receiving top level customer service
  • Coordinating marketing efforts with the Marketing Manager
  • Intermediate computer knowledge is required for this position
  • Social Media including having your face on insta-stories. You must be comfortable with social media.

To apply: E-mail jessica@thelocalspace with your resume and cover letter.

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Director of Operations - Start Date: March 1, 2021
Compensation: $38,000 - $40,000/year + 3 Weeks Vacation
Hours of Work: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. No telecommuting.

For this unique position we are looking for someone who wants to help upscale The Local Space and continue to grow with us. This position will be starting as a one year term but has the opportunity to grow into a permanent position. Just like any position within The Local Space, we need a cheeky superstar that isn't afraid to get their hands dirty - every day is a little bit different over here (especially on the operations side). The candidate must be familiar with the small shop community, be organized, outgoing and not afraid for new things getting throw your way. Some days it's slow and relaxed and some days it's the crazy retail season, must be able to handle stress well and in a cheerful way.

Duties Include:

  • Being the point of contact for Store Managers (expect to go out to Chilliwack a couple times a month, vehicle required).
  • Ordering and buying product for stores.
  • Admin and Data Entry.
  • Customer Service.
  • Fulfilling Shipping Orders.
  • Monthly Reporting and Analytics.
  • Communicating and establishing relationships with vendors and prospecting vendors.
  • Keeping warehouse clean and organized - MUST BE NATURALLY ORGANIZED.
  • Coming up with plans and ideas to move The Local Space forward in business.
  • Corresponding with stores with products and supplies that they may need.
  • Local Box Operations (including reaching out to other businesses that we can partner with on boxes - MUST BE OUTGOING).

To apply: E-mail megan@thelocalspace.ca with your resume and cover letter.

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Seasonal Sales Associate - October - December 2021
Compensation: $15.00 - $16.00 per hour

Retail season at The Local Space is a fun time, the whole community comes out to support all of our local makers and brands and we usually require a few more hands on deck during this time. Must be available on weekends (including Sundays).

Duties Include:

  • Merchandising
  • Customer Service
  • Inventory Management
  • Social Media - You must be comfortable with insta-stories and having your face on our social media platforms, including doing try on sessions.
  • Cleaning and ensuring the shop is always in tip top shape.

We will begin to accept applications for this position in the summer. Stay tuned for when we are ready to start accepting applications.

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Chilliwack Location

Part-Time Sales Associate - Start Date: April 2021
Compensation: $15.00 - $16.00 per hour

Late this Spring we will be looking to add another superstar to our team to work as a general sales associate. This person should have previous retail experience, familiar with small shop brands and an outgoing personality. Must have weekend availability (including Sundays).

Duties Include:

  • Merchandising
  • Customer Service
  • Inventory Management
  • Social Media - You must be comfortable with insta-stories and having your face on our social media platforms, including doing try on sessions.
  • Cleaning and ensuring the shop is always in tip top shape.

To apply: please e-mail nicole@thelocalspace.ca