Store Manager in Training

Manager in Training Career Opportunity!

Dufresne Furniture and Appliances is currently looking for Managers in Training (MIT) for our Nairn store located at 880 Nairn Street and Ellice store located at 1750 Ellice Ave.

Our Manager In Training (MIT) role is a career building developmental position. MIT candidates will be required to contribute to assigned store performance through individual performance along with team performance. MIT candidates must successfully complete the intensive MIT curriculum in its entirety, meeting minimal acceptable standards of performance through clearly defined testing and evaluations. Upon successful completion, the MIT candidate will demonstrate the competencies required to assume the role of Store Manager.

Dufresne is committed to investing in our team members; we offer:

Market competitive wages with excellent bonus opportunities;
Comprehensive benefits plan, educational assistance program and excellent employee discounts;
Employer Sponsored Retirement Savings Plan;
Career growth and continuous development;
World class training programs.
As a Manager in Training you will:

Meet or exceed individual sales targets throughout training period
Complete all training activities as outlined in the MIT curriculum while meeting minimal acceptable standards for performance
Achieve performance targets for assigned teams
Provide Sales management and Store management coverage during vacations and vacancies as required
Conduct Initial Sales Training sessions as required
Demonstrate the competencies defined in the Sales Manager and Store Manager position profiles
As a successful candidate you will have the following:

Post-secondary education
Business/Financial Acumen
Strong Self Manager
Strong sense of urgency
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated working knowledge of MS Office products & ability to learn in-house computer programs
Strong work ethic. Can and are willing to work a retail schedule that includes nights, weekends and holidays.
Sales and sales training experience is an asset
Ability to build high performance teams and/or building strong work relationships is an asset
Must be able to travel for training periods
Must be willing to re-locate to available store
Criminal Record Check required
The Dufresne “Better Experience” is for everyone. Our guests, our team members– what about you?

Apply now !

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


Winnipeg, MB

Job type: Full-time

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