Sales & Client Care Specialist

Tailz - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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Do you like dogs? Pawesome! We like them too. A lot in fact. But more importantly, we want to hire someone who will consistently deliver the strong customer service that our clients have come to love and expect about Tailz while also focusing on increasing sales month over month.

So we really want to get to know you! What specifically makes you amazing? What sort of work environment do you thrive in? What do you know about dogs?These are some of the things that we are looking for in adding a new Sales &C Care Specialist to our Team of Dedicated Pet Professionals.


At Tailz, we want a Team Member who is cheerful and outgoing, who also has a thirst for increasing their knowledge, and enjoys a fast-paced work environment. Yep! They strive to beat individual and team goals, and constantly wants to keep themselves productive.

Essentially we are on the hunt for that elusive unicorn of a person to become our a permanent member of our Team as a Client Care & Sales Specialist. The position will start part-time (20+ hours) and lead to additional hours later on once fully trained. Knowledge of store operations including retail merchandising, animal nutrition, positive dog training, and dog body language are all considered assets.

Those individuals who excel at keeping themselves movin' and a groovin' throughout the day, thrive selling and cross-promoting products/services, all while maintaining a ridiculous level of customer-friendly service are exactly those elusive unicorns we want on our Team. Candidates with previous supervisory or management experience and product ordering will be given priority as that will become one of the aspects that you will do once trained. Yes, you will eventually get to buy cool products and keep the store stocked!


Our Focus At Tailz

We adore our clients! Seriously we do. They are the best! At Tailz we intentionally focus on creating a fun and exciting experience for our clients. By understanding our client's needs, knowing their animals as well as they do and providing wicked customer service, we are able to work together to achieve our Team Goals in excellence. Our Team Members are keen to increase their base knowledge and are always looking for ways to improve as to contribute to our Team's overall success.

As we want you to be safe in the work environment, New Team Members are required to complete a wicked online course within their first month of employment learning all about dog behaviour and body language!

An Overview of Responsibilities

  • Strives for individual and team goals.
  • Be proactive and take responsibility for your own actions and effects on the smooth operation of the store. The willingness to ask questions when they are unsure is key!
  • Maintaining a high level of productivity.
  • Put in the effort to increase sales and improve client relations. You betcha, we want both!
  • Keeping the store looking and operating amazing is a must - this includes cleaning & merchandising the store daily.
  • Handling client queries in a professional manner using proper tone and grammar, and with genuinely care about the outcome.
  • Ensuring accuracy - in payments taken, verifying forms that are filled out and properly booking appointments.
  • Doing follow up phone calls. How is that client doing?
  • Using multiple systems at once (POS, booking, daycare, rewards)
  • Registering new clients.
  • Communicating regularly any potential issues or conflicts to management/ownership in a timely manner.
  • Skills to be developed include ordering, pricing and receiving inventory.

Sales & Client Care Specialist Work Expectations

  • Can handle the pressure of a fast-paced environment. Yes, we have peak times in the day!
  • Communicates clearly and effectively. Documentation of this is key.
  • Responsible with money and sensitive information.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Loves to organize + clean.
  • Ensuring wonderful, fun, and positive customer experiences.

What It Means To Be A Tailz Team Member

  • Come ready to work with your A-Game on every shift. Leave your personal life behind.
  • Possess self-initiative. Take responsibility to ensure things are done and ahead of time.
  • Be kind, friendly & outgoing
  • Be dependable and show up on time (up to 10 minutes before your scheduled shift is expected to start.)
  • Have a mature, hard-working attitude.
  • Be easy-going with a fun personality.


Current Available Shifts: 3-5 shift per week.

Hours of Operation: 6:30am-7:00pm (Mon-Fri) & 10:00am-6:00pm (Sat). Must be available to work all store hours, and on all days. Please note we are open every day of the year, therefore, you must be available to work outside of those hours if and when occasionally needed.

About Us: Tailz offers retail, dog daycare, luxury overnight lodging, and spa services. Please visit our website at to familiarize yourself with our services and our mission.

Get in gear to stay awhile and think outside of the box. If that sounds good to you then join our pack today!


How To Apply

Attach your fetching resume and be sure to include a personalized cover letter. Your cover letter should contain at a minimum of these 4 things:

  • Something interesting about you
  • Why you think this position would be a good fit for you
  • A little information about your own dog(s) if you have one
  • Your availability

Your cover letter is your opportunity to let us know who you are... so let your passion and personality shine! Catch our hiring manager's eye and make them want to book you in for an interview with what you have to say.

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We want to hire the best of the best and we hope it is you!

It is our policy to only consider candidates who have provided a personalized cover letter with their resume. Within 48 hours of applying please complete the accompanying assessment that will be emailed shortly after applying.

We look forward to receiving your application. Thank you.


Job Type / Category

We are in the pet industry so must love pets is a must, however, your position involves much more. You must be a people person with a strong interest in helping our clients create the best life for their pets.

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

High school diploma is preferred. A keen interest in positive reinforcement dog training and animal nutrition are strong assets. Must be able to understand and utilize multiple computer systems at once. Having excellent written and verbal skills are essential to answer customer queries through phone and email.

Company Profile

Find out more about us on our website:

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

A keen interest in positive reinforcement dog training and animal nutrition are assets. Appropriate animal related certifications are strong assets.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time


  • Paid Animal Care: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Sales: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Customer Service: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Working in a fast paced environment: 1 year (Preferred)

Job Duties:

  • Answer incoming customer inquiries
  • Record and modify customer information within the database
  • Engage with clients in a friendly and professional manner while actively listening to their concerns
  • Offer support and solutions to customers in accordance with the company's customer service policies
  • Other duties as requested