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Position Type
Full Time

Application Deadline Date
May 20, 2022

Salary Range

Job Location

Employment Type

Expected Start Date
May 29, 2022

The employer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

The employer welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


Reporting to: Manager – Sponsorship & Revenue Generation

Location: Charlottetown, PE

Contract Term: Until September 2022


The Prince Edward Island 2023 Canada Games Host Society is looking to fill the position of Merchandise Retail Associate.

As a province known for its hospitality, we’re excited to welcome the 2023 Canada Winter Games to Prince Edward Island. From February 18 – March 5, 2023, the Games will bring together over 3,600 athletes, managers and coaches, across 20 different sports, for the largest multi-sport event in the country. With a forecasted economic impact of over $100 million, the 29th edition of the Canada Games will be the largest event hosted in Prince Edward Island’s history.


Reporting to the Manager, Sponsorship and Revenue Generation, the Merchandise Retail Associate will be an enthusiastic and engaging individual involved with the promotion and sale of 2023 Canada Winter Games branded merchandise.


  • Greeting and providing assistance to customers in a positive way

  • Promotion of merchandise products and assisting with inventory and the setup of displays

  • Processing sale of merchandise transactions in a courteous, prompt and accurate manner.

  • Operation of point of sale systems and the handling of cash purchases

  • Prepare daily reports on sales and related matters

  • Resolve issues that may arise such as customer complaints, returns and inventory

  • Contributing to promoting a positive, friendly, safe, and a healthy environment

  • Maintaining a clean work environment

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and work collaboratively with other staff

  • A strong attention to detail and can work with little or no supervision

  • Other duties or assignments as required


  • Desire to work in an enthusiastic and engaging work environment

  • Ability to work while maintaining a focus on details

  • A customer service focus and the ability to display items in a manner that promotes the sale of Canada Games merchandise

  • Familiarity and Experience in a busy retail environment is considered an asset

  • Familiarity with Point of Sales terminals and cash handling procedures

  • Demonstrated positive attitude and a high energy, motivated approach to work

  • Inventory control, ordering and rotation of merchandise on a daily basis is required

  • Excellent communication skills


  • Bilingualism (English and French) is considered an asset

  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada

  • All applicants are subject to a criminal record check and/or other background checks

  • Working conditions: sitting, using a computer, and repetitive motions over extended periods of time

  • Applicants must be, or scheduled to be, fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date


  • Full Time:  40 – 48 hours per work week.

  • Additional hours, or time outside of the normal work hours, may be required in order to meet operational requirements of the 2023 Canada Winter Games.

This is a contract position, until September 2022.

Closing Date: May 20, 2022

To apply, please forward your cover letter and resume to

Important Note:

The Host Society reserves the right to change, amend or disuse this job description at any time. This document is intended to provide an overview of the required responsibilities and qualifications.

Applying for this Position

The 2023 Canada Winter Games Host Society is committed to building a skilled, diverse team reflective of Canadian society. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage applications from women, Indigenous peoples, persons with a disability, or members of a visible minority group and regardless of sexual identity, gender identification, or gender expression.

We thank all who apply, however, only those selected to proceed in the recruitment process will be contacted. For more information about the Prince Edward Island 2023 Canada Winter Games, please refer to our website:

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