The Running Room Job Application

The Running Room Job Application Process

You can get the chance to work at The Running Room by applying online. Below, you can find the detailed information about the hiring process of The Running Room which offers entry-level and managerial positions.

The Running Room is proudly a family-owned company. It originated in 1984 out of founder John Stanton’s wish to purchase quality running shoes from someone knowledgeable about the sport. New to the sport of running, John had a thirst for knowledge as well as a desire to buy the right product. This entrepreneurial retailer decided to fill a niche in the marketplace by opening a small one-room store in the renovated living room of an old house in Edmonton, hence the name, “Running Room.” The concept was highly successful, and the stores have since expanded to over 100 locations across Canada and the United States.

Running Room’s reputation has been built upon product innovation, quality and knowledge of the sport of running. Running Room’s unique private label assortment was developed to provide customers with the best in style, functionality and fabric innovations at a reasonable price.

Apply Online The Running Room Jobs

You can be a member of The Running Room family by completing the hiring process which is explained below. In order to finish the application process, you can use the link provided below to access to the online application The Running Room where you can find out more about the position for which you want to apply.

Part Time Sales Associate

Working at Running Room is more than a part-time job. It’s about joining a growing culture, developed over the past 35 years. You’re more than just a sales associate here… you’re a member of a team. Our team members are ambassadors for running and walking in communities like yours, all across the country. We help our customers, everyday people, make positive choices in their lives. We teach them how running or walking leads to a healthy lifestyle while giving them the tools to do so! Our motto is simple: For runners, by runners. Led by a true Canadian success story, founder John Stanton and his family have kept this philosophy and have made their passion a place where work can be play. Running Room is the leading specialty retailer for running and walking in the country, and we’re looking for people who share our passion who want to be a part of something special.

Does this sound like you?:

  • Runner or walker
  • Competitive and driven by sales targets
  • Have fun talking to people about their running needs and wants
  • Passion for success
  • Contagiously enthusiastic

What we need from you:

  • Previous retail experience
  • Customer Service focused
  • Available to work a variety of shifts (days, evenings, weekends)
  • Creating brand awareness in the community
  • Meeting sales targets consistently
  • Commitment to developing product knowledge

What’s in it for you?

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Incentives and rewards
  • Amazing discounts on all your running gear
  • Opportunity to coach training programs

Looking to hire 2 sales associate to fill availability Monday-Friday Day time shifts, or evenings, some weekend shifts.

So, are you ready for the start line? To apply for a position send your resume to Kim Black at kblack@runningroom.com

Store Manager

Working at Running Room is more than a job. It’s about joining a growing culture, developed over the past 35 years. You’re more than a manager here… you’re a member of a team. Our team members are ambassadors for running and walking in communities like yours, from coast to coast. We help our customers, everyday people, make positive choices in their lives. We teach them how running or walking leads to a healthy lifestyle while giving them the tools to do so! Our motto is simple: For runners, by runners. We are the leading specialty retailer for running and walking and are looking for people who want to be a part of something special.

Does this sound like you?

  • Runner or walker
  • Competitive and driven by sales targets
  • Have fun talking to people about their running needs and wants
  • Passion for success
  • Contagiously enthusiastic

What’s in it for you?

  • Exciting and rewarding work environment
  • Incentives and rewards
  • Fantastic discounts on all your running gear
  • Opportunity to coach training programs

What we need from you:

  • Previous retail experience
  • Customer Service focused
  • Available to work a variety of shifts (days, evenings, weekends)
  • Creating brand awareness in the community
  • Meeting sales targets consistently Commitment to developing product knowledge

To apply for the position at the Callingwood Running Room, please email cover letter and resume to Kim Black at kblack@runningroom.com

Administrative – Accounting/Finance

We are looking for the right person to join the team in our busy non-union bi-weekly payroll. If you are energetic, motivated and organized with good communication skills, we offer a great opportunity.

Job Description:

  • Record new employees, terminations and employee changes into Ceridian INSYNC
  • Process benefit enrollments, terminations and changes
  • Maintain employee information in our company web site
  • Maintain spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel
  • Respond to employee emails and questions regarding payroll and benefits
  • Understanding and communication of company policy and payroll legislation

Qualifications:

  • Experience in a busy payroll setting is preferable
  • Post secondary education in payroll or accounting related courses
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Outlook, and Word)
  • Able to achieve deadlines and work under pressure
  • Maintain accuracy
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Work in a team environment

Home Office Customer Service & Loyalty Programs Team

Our entrepreneurial spirit over the last year in developing our e-commerce business has resulted in unprecedented growth our company has ever seen, we continue to grow the business as the e-commerce platform is constantly changing and innovating. Every Customer Service associate on our team has the opportunity to makes a positive difference every day, can strongly contribute and be involved in our tremendous growth. If you want to be involved in the future of retail, have a passion for this very specialized retail environment and you also recognize the positive changes Running Room brings to each community as well as the specialized needs of our customers, then we would like to talk to you.

We are now currently filling both full-time and part-time positions at our Edmonton Home office

Position Summary

  • A Customer Service Associate co-ordinates the online process for orders received through our online “shop”. Ensures orders are prioritized and fulfilled in a timely manner through Running Room’s standards and methods.
  • Strives to ensure customer satisfaction while complying with company procedures and policies with professional communication via email, online help platform and phone. Is able to assist customers with knowledgeable information on products offered on “shop” , in our stores and can guide a purchasing decision with personal experiences with the same professional communication.
  • When presented will take ownership of a customer complaint and resolve with the systems, methods and procedures available under Running Room and supervisor’s guidelines.
  • Reasonable timelines will be made to enable individuals to perform at a level essential in providing excellent customer service to our online guests.
  • A basic knowledge in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel as well as personal online ordering experiences will be an asset.

The Running Room Application Form/PDF

You can check whether there is printable application form available for The Running Room and you can download it if there is one. You can either submit the application form in person or you can send it via email.

How to Apply for The Running Room Jobs;

https://www.runningroom.com/ca/inside.php?id=3496

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