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Your career at Finlandia

Welcome to the ultimate retail destination to find employment in the natural health industry in Vancouver. Do you have an interest in health, herbs, vitamins, or supplements? Join other career-minded people who have successfully combined their passion for the industry with a challenging, fun and rewarding job. Job opportunities in the natural health industry are growing. Finding a career and working in our industry goes hand-in-hand with sustainable, positive choices that benefit the individual and our environment. Your passion to work here, combined with your education and other skills, will give you the opportunity to become one of our team members. And remember – It is not a job. It is a passion.

Receiver – Full Time (Posted March21, 2017)

Supply and inventory associates check deliveries for accuracy, verifying that quantities received match bills of lading, purchase orders, and other documents. After receiving incoming shipments, you will maintain ongoing and proactive communication with vendors about new arrivals, order overages and shortages, and delivery delays.

Requirements

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent math skills as calculating numbers is essential
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Attention to detail

A typical day would consist of making sure purchase orders have been received by the vendors, receiving orders (paying attention to price increases, damages on products, shortages, invoice mistakes, etc…) and other misc. tasks – followed by unpacking products and receiving them into the inventory management system.

Holistic Beauty Specialist – Part Time (Posted March20, 2017)

This is a part time (Friday – Sunday) Holistic Beauty Specialist position. This position provides information, advice and guidance to customers in our beauty department. Candidates with a flexible schedule could lead to picking up shifts for absent employees.

JOB DESCRIPTION & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assisting customers with finding and selecting products
  • Answering phones and responding to inquiries
  • Drives cosmetics sales while ensuring exceptional customer service
  • Staying up to date with products and knowledge
  • Maintaining stock levels

REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent makeup and cosmetic application knowledge
  • Past experience as a cosmetician, beauty adviser or skin specialist is an asset
  • Exceptional communication skills – in person and over the phone
  • Knowledge of natural wellness products and supplements is an asset

Cashier – Full and Part Time (Posted Mar20, 2017)

A typical day would consist of serving customers, receiving payments and handling cash, calling customers for pickup of special order products, keeping cash area neat and tidy and closing procedures. Candidates with a flexible schedule could lead to picking up shifts for absent employees or vacation relief if needed.

Requirements

  • Friendly & Outgoing personality/Great customer service skills
  • Ability to multi-task and respond to a fast paced environment with a high volume of customers
  • Computer literate (needs to be conformable with POS system)
  • Fluent in English

Herbalist – Full and Part Time (Posted Mar20, 2017)

We are looking for a full and/or part time herbalist to help in our herbal department. Position is available immediately. This position operates within an integrated team of herbalists dedicated to customer service and offering herbal health alternatives to our customers. Within our dispensary, we custom compound herbal products such as tinctures, teas, creams, essential oils and suppositories, to the specifications of professionals and public alike. We also manage an extensive inventory of herbal materials.

Requirements

  • May involve weekdays and/or weekend shifts
  • Flexibility for covering shifts is an asset
  • Certified herbalist or equivalent experience
  • Experience with herbal medicine making
  • Comfortable with compounding independently or with supervision
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Detail oriented and able to keep careful records of information
  • Able to liaise with health care professionals and general public
  • Able to multitask
  • Friendly, professional and caring attitude
  • Able to work independently and within a team
  • Basic computer skills required (MS Word, Windows)

Assets

  • Educational credentials or relevant work experience in herbalism/natural health would be a great benefit
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, multitask and handle a lot of details
  • Comfortable working independently or within a team
  • Familiarity with herbal dispensary procedures and terminology
  • Familiarity with Adobe Illustrator

E-commerce Sales Support– Full and Part Time (Posted Mar20, 2017)

This is full time and/or part time position breaks down into three main parts: customer service, website management (of our e-commerce site) and shipping. Candidates with a flexible schedule could lead to picking up shifts for absent employees or vacation relief if needed.

Job Description & Responsibilities

  • Assisting online customers
  • Responding to e-mails and telephone messages in a prompt manner
  • Picking and shipping orders
  • You will be using a computer and internet utilizing web browsers, Outlook, our shipping software and other programs
  • Website management/maintenance (keeping prices, dates, etc. current)
  • Day-to-day housekeeping

Requirements

  • Computer knowledge is a necessity and above average knowledge using web browsers will be important.
  • Educational credentials or relevant work experience in natural health. Examples of educational credentials would be a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Homeopath, etc.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Team oriented and proven ability to work independently for hours at a time
  • Must have full knowledge & comprehension of English language
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be able lift up to 40lbs

 

Product Specialist – Full and Part Time (Posted Mar20, 2017)

This is full time and/or part time product specialist position assisting customers in optimizing their health through the use of natural supplements. Candidates with a flexible schedule could lead to picking up shifts for absent employees or vacation relief if needed.

Job Description & Responsibilities

  • Assisting customers with finding and selecting products
  • Educating customers on health and lifestyle choices
  • Suggesting protocols and supplements to support an individual’s health needs
  • Referring to practitioners
  • Answering phones and responding to inquiries
  • Other daily support duties

Requirements

  • Educational credentials or relevant work experience in natural health. Examples of educational credentials would be a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Naturopath, Homeopath, etc.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Team oriented

Registered Massage Therapist – Full and Part Time (Posted Mar20, 2017)

Finlandia is seeking an energetic and motivated RMT to see patients on a full time basis. This position is available immediately. The ideal candidate would be looking to build their business at Finlandia with PART-TIME to FULL-TIME hours. Clients are available right away.

Requirements

  • Certification license from accredited school of Massage Therapy and licensed in B.C.
  • Strong clinical assessment knowledge and massage treatment skills
  • Must have strong desire to improve and correct our client’s health problems
  • Perform prep work, maintain a clean, hygienic and safe work environment
  • Self-motivated and excellent organizational skill (maintaining accurate client records)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be customer service oriented
  • Highly responsible, punctual, and reliable
  • Professional appearance

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