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Assistant Store Manager

Wolfville, NS
Full Time
A month ago

The North West Company (NWC) has a rich enterprising legacy as one of the longest continuing retail enterprises in the world, with many of our stores continuously serving their communities for over 340 years. The longevity and continuity of our business can be attributed to our core principles of personal balance, trust, accountability, enterprise, passion and customer driven.


This opportunity requires candidates to relocate to remote Northern Canadian communities.




As an Assistant Store Manager, you will work closely with the Store Manager to execute store action plans to deliver on customer service standards and ensure that performance targets are achieved. You will represent NWC in our high volume stores in the community and drive to support community development.


What we offer:


  • Salary starting at $55,000 and up based on experience
  • Bonus incentive
  • Relocation assistance including fully furnished housing
  • Comprehensive benefits package;, housing and food allowances, medical and dental coverage, 3 weeks paid vacation
  • Eligibility for Northern Tax credit and ability to bank what you earn
  • Development and advancement opportunities
  • Opportunity to immerse yourself in small town life and experience a culturally diverse environment




  • Committed to relocating and embracing life in a remote community in Northern Canada
  • Minimum 3 years high volume retail management experience
  • Proven success leading a team of 25+
  • Previous grocery experience is required
  • College diploma or University degree in a business related field is an asset
  • Ability and desire to develop an in-depth understanding of NWC's customer base and values
  • Extensive knowledge of retail merchandising and operational execution practices
  • Demonstrated ability to drive financial profitability through sales growth and cost management
  • Personal commitment to participating in community relations activities to support community development and further the NWC brand


Applicants must reside in Canada.


If you are looking for a change, are ready to embrace the lifestyle of the Canadian North and share in our passion for delivering exceptional customer service, join us today!




In compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, The North West Company welcomes and encourages applications from individuals with disabilities. Please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.