Sales Stylist

Advice From A Caterpillar - Toronto, ON (30 days ago)

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In the heart of the city, just off the beaten path, lies Advice from a Caterpillar, a curious and curiouser place devoted to the enchantment of childhood. Featuring exclusive collections curated from around the world in a blend of style and eras, Advice from a Caterpillar is a modern concept shop for families, focusing on new baby and child .

Since 2009, it has been operated by its female founders and continues to be a family-run business. The shop was designed by Lloyd Ralphs Design and is best known for its monochrome aesthetic and Parisian influence. For ten years, Advice from a Caterpillar has curated emerging designers from around the world and is inspired by sustainable and responsible design. Housed in a light-filled open concept space, the shop’s floor-to-ceiling storefront windows rotate frequent art-inspired merchandising installations. While the e-boutique is open seven days a week, the Price Street location is open from 10am-6pm Monday – Saturday.

“Refined and cozy, this Rosedale boutique caters to the design-loving parent. Personalize your nursery with bed cushions and printed linens from artist-turned-designer Caroline Z Hurley, poufs and woven baskets from D.A.R Projects, and the EZA collection of porcelain mugs capped with zoo animals. The adjacent home-concept shop boasts rattan stools and bamboo loungers from Indaba, mirrors and micro-shelves from Ferm Living, and linens from Moumout Paris.” – Designlines Magazine

The store is located at 8 Price Street near Summerhill and Yonge and is hiring aretail sales stylist.


The Position

Reporting to the owners, the stylist’s mandate will be to provide a beautiful sales experience in-store.

Success in sales at Advice from a Caterpillar is defined by selling not only the product but also the customer experience. This position entails embodying the Advice from a Caterpillar spirit, and respecting the company procedures. The role covers areas of development of product sales, inventory management, in-store merchandising, running the daily operations, daily gift and wardrobe styling and supporting community events and projects.

The Candidate

  • You are a dynamic and outgoing professional who is passionate about style and design
  • You love people and enjoy chatting while styling gift ideas and wardrobe
  • You are a hands-on team player with excellent communication skills, who can anticipate and meet client needs while prioritizing the overall client experience
  • You are committed to providing excellent customer service
  • You have a flexible approach to change, are able to work effectively in a variety of situations, constantly seeking improvements and are forward-looking
  • You desire to be an integral part of a dynamic company eager to expand and diversify

The Role

  • Developing and nurturing the store’s client base by maintaining close, ongoing relations with customers, thereby building customer loyalty;
  • Ensuring the presentation and appearance of the store is in line with seasonal brand standards;
  • Assisting in the monthly merchandising planning and execution;
  • Setting standards for excellence in service delivery and driving sales results, further strengthening Advice from a Caterpillar’s brand recognition in the marketplace;
  • Handling all the day-to-day processes that are carried out in the store;
  • Managing incoming deliveries and initial receiving processes;
  • Conducting weekly inventory counts and replenishment;
  • Ensuring sales objectives are understood and met.


  • The position requires an understanding of all retail business functions; focused on MAC, Lightspeed Xsilva and Shopify
  • Technologically savvy
  • The ideal candidate will also possess knowledge of standard business processes.
  • A background in art and design is welcomed


  • 1-3 years sales experience in a luxury industry/environment
  • Excel skills required
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated and capable of staying on track

Please reply to Elizabeth Dyer

We thank all for their interest. We will contact only those whose backgrounds closely align with the criteria.

Applicant Qualifications

You have requested that Indeed ask candidates the following questions:

  • How many years of Lightspeed experience do you have?
  • How many years of sales experience do you have in a luxury field?
  • How many years of Shopify experience do you have?
  • What is the highest level of education you have completed?
  • Are you in Toronto, ON?
  • Do you speak English fluently?

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $16.00 to $18.00 /hour


  • Lightspeed: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Stylist: 2 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)


  • English (Required)