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WE’RE HIRING IN OUR OFFICE!

Position:         Inside Sales Representative
Start Date:     April 2018
Job Type:       Full Time (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, in the office)

The Inside Sales Representative will be an integral member of the Varsity team. They will work closely with the General Manager, Sr. Project Manager, Operations Manager, and Inside Sales & Admin Support Representative.

As an Inside Sales Representative, the Employee will work within the Event Rental Division of Varsity and is required to perform the following duties and undertake the following responsibilities in a professional manner:

  • Answer incoming phone calls (primary pick-up) to provide new inside sales leads and existing customers with sales quotations;
  • Provide timely responses to company email leads (contact forms);
  • Create quotations, reservation orders and invoices in the sales system;
  • Input additional sales orders as directed by Management;
  • Update and adjust other sales orders as directed by Management;
  • Book site inspections for the Operations Manager and/or General Manager to attend;
  • Complete job bookings and calendar entries;
  • Provide exemplary customer service to all customers and clients;
  • Assist the General Manager and/or Sr. Project Manager on rental projects when advised.

Skills, Proficiencies and Requirements:

  • Self-starter who comes baring a positive attitude and has a strong desire to learn;
  • Outgoing and sociable person driven to build lasting relationships;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with little to no supervision;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills;
  • Strong organizational skills with an emphasis on attention to detail;
  • Experience in customer service atmosphere;
  • Experience in the events or rental industry preferred but not mandatory;
  • Proficiency in Orion (Sirius) eRental Software an asset.

Note: Management reserves the right to add any additional tasks and working hours to this job description at any time.

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to info@varsitytents.com with Your Name – Inside Sales Representative” as the subject line.

We would like to thank all those who apply however due to the volume of applications we will only be in touch with those whom we are looking to interview.

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WE’RE HIRING IN OUR WAREHOUSE!

Position # 1:         Tenting Team Leads

Team Leads are an integral part of the Varsity team. They will work closely with the Operations Manager, Warehouse Supervisor, Field Lead, and Tent Installers.

Wages depend on experience.

Job Description:

  • Oversee a prompt and accurate loading of tent and rental equipment into the trucks
  • Successfully provide direction to the Tent Installers while they assemble tents onsite
  • Assist the Tent Installers on the installation of all rental requirements onsite
  • Provide guidance to the Tent Installers while they dismantle tents onsite
  • Carefully assist in dismantling tents and gathering other equipment rentals to return to the warehouse
  • Strategically unload tents and other rental equipment from trucks, accounting for all goods
  • Take care in cleaning rental equipment
  • Take responsibility in ensuring that all installation / dismantle paperwork has been completed and returned to the Sales Department, and that driver’s logs have been finalized for the day

 Job Requirements:

  • Team oriented
  • Punctual
  • Flexible schedule and availability to work long hours
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to understand and complete instructions that are in writing, given orally or scheduled
  • Pays attention to detail both in the warehouse and onsite
  • Must able to work within a fast-paced environment with little to no supervision

 *** Valid G-class or D-class licence is an asset.

To apply, please send your resume to martin@varsitytents.com with “Team Lead” as the subject line along with your first and last name.

We would like to thank all those who apply however due to the volume of applications we will only be in touch with those whom we are looking to interview.

 

Position # 2:         Tent Installers

Tent Installers are an integral part of the Varsity team. They will work closely with the Operations Manager, Warehouse Supervisor and Field Lead.

Wages depend on experience.

Job Description:

  • Take direction in loading the tent and rental equipment into the trucks
  • Successfully install and assemble tents onsite at predetermined venues
  • Promptly drop off rental equipment where required
  • Carefully dismantle tents and gather other equipment rentals to return to the warehouse
  • Strategically unload tents and other rental equipment from trucks, accounting for all goods
  • Take care in cleaning rental equipment

Job Requirements:

  • Team oriented
  • Punctual
  • Flexible schedule and availability to work long hours
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to understand and complete instructions that are in writing, given orally or scheduled
  • Pays attention to detail both in the warehouse and onsite
  • Must able to work within a fast-paced environment with little to no supervision

*** Valid G-class or D-class licence is an asset.

To apply, please send your resume to martin@varsitytents.com with “Tent Installer” as the subject line along with your first and last name.

We would like to thank all those who apply however due to the volume of applications we will only be in touch with those whom we are looking to interview.

About 

Graham Bauckham is the owner of Varsity Tents, an event rental company in Toronto providing all event rental items such as tents, furniture & more for special events, weddings and corporate functions.

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Downsview Park
40 Carl Hall Rd.
Box # 5 Toronto, ON
M3K 2C1
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FAX: (416) 630-8514
info@varsitytents.com
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