Drake General Store

Our employees are offered an opportunity for growth in a spirited work environment. Join our team and share in our future.

We thank all applicants for your interest in working with Drake, however, due to the high level of interest in each of our postings, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We respectfully request no TELEPHONE, EMAIL or IN PERSON inquiries.

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

  • WAREHOUSE LEAD PACKER

    The Drake General Store continues Drake’s mandate for providing a community based hotbed for culture, an energetic hub for visual and performance art, dining, hospitality and, now, treasure hunting.

    The Drake General Store is seeking a motivated and experienced individual to join our team and provide PACKING SUPPORT for our General Store Warehouse for short term positions for 8 weeks contracts starting in August to fulfill a large Gift Set Order. This role offers full time hours.

    If you are design savvy, up to date with current trends, comfortable with books, clothes, jewelry, curios and most importantly, people, we are looking for you.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    Warehouse Operations
    - Receiving, organizing, labeling, packaging products
    - Shipping and Receiving of goods – matching to purchase orders
    - Filling orders in a timely manner
    - Assisting drivers with larger items; ensuring there isn't a build-up of skids
    - Ordering warehouse supplies, restocks etc.
    - General maintenance support (space/stock, garbage/recycling)

    Store-Support Tasks
    - Pricing individual units and dividing according to transfer slips
    - Inventory accuracy

    Desired Skills:
    - Hard working, industrious attitude
    - Very independent worker – will take the initiative
    - Comfortable with PC and basic Office applications
    - Must have open full time availability during the entire contract

    If you are interested in this opportunity please send your resume and cover letter by EMAIL ONLY to jobs@drakegeneralstore.ca please list “Warehouse Lead Packer" in your subject line. Or you can click the "Click To Apply" button below to submit your application via our website.

    We sincerely appreciate your interest in this exciting role at The Drake Hotel, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
    WE RESPECTFULLY REQUEST NO TELEPHONE, EMAIL OR IN PERSON INQUIRIES.

    The Drake Hotel is an equal opportunity employer.
    For more information about us, please visit our website at: www.thedrakehotel.ca

    Want to keep up with What’s On @ Drake? Sign up for our E-AKE Newsletter below:
    http://www.thedrakehotel.ca/eake/ or follow us on Twitter @thedrakehotel



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  • WAREHOUSE PACKER

    The Drake General Store continues Drake’s mandate for providing a community based hotbed for culture, an energetic hub for visual and performance art, dining, hospitality and, now, treasure hunting.

    The Drake General Store is seeking a motivated and experienced individual to join our team and provide PACKING SUPPORT for our General Store Warehouse for short term positions for 8 weeks contracts starting in August to fulfill a large Gift Set Order. This role offers full time hours and an hourly rate of $12.

    If you are design savvy, up to date with current trends, comfortable with books, clothes, jewelry, curios and most importantly, people, we are looking for you.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    Warehouse Operations
    - Receiving, organizing, labeling, packaging products
    - Shipping and Receiving of goods – matching to purchase orders
    - Filling orders in a timely manner
    - Assisting drivers with larger items; ensuring there isn't a build-up of skids
    - Ordering warehouse supplies, restocks etc.
    - General maintenance support (space/stock, garbage/recycling)

    Store-Support Tasks
    - Pricing individual units and dividing according to transfer slips
    - Inventory accuracy

    Desired Skills:
    - Hard working, industrious attitude
    - Very independent worker – will take the initiative
    - Comfortable with PC and basic Office applications
    - Must have open full time availability during the entire contract

    If you are interested in this opportunity please send your resume and cover letter by EMAIL ONLY to jobs@drakegeneralstore.ca please list “Warehouse Packer" in your subject line. Or you can click the "Click To Apply" button below to submit your application via our website.

    We sincerely appreciate your interest in this exciting role at The Drake Hotel, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
    WE RESPECTFULLY REQUEST NO TELEPHONE, EMAIL OR IN PERSON INQUIRIES.

    The Drake Hotel is an equal opportunity employer.
    For more information about us, please visit our website at: www.thedrakehotel.ca

    Want to keep up with What’s On @ Drake? Sign up for our E-AKE Newsletter below:
    http://www.thedrakehotel.ca/eake/ or follow us on Twitter @thedrakehotel



    Click to Apply
  • GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN (3 MONTHS)

    The Drake General Store is seeking a motivated, creative and highly organized individual to act as a GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN. Graphic Design or related program graduates are preferred. Excellent communication skills, strong organization skills and a passion for the hospitality + retail industry are essential to succeed in this position.

    Requirements
    • Excellent technical and production skills. Well-versed in best practices for both print and web (attention to detail with file handling, production coordinating, prepress, etc.)
    • 2+ years post-secondary education in Graphic Design.
    • High proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop
    • Excellent design sensibility: understanding of typography, hierarchy, composition, colour.
    • Excellent organization skills. Must maintain a smooth workflow while dealing with a high volume, fast-paced work environment.
    • Energetic self-starter who can take visual concepts prepared by the Graphic Designer and adapt them across platforms.
    • Provide own laptop with Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop
    • Please submit a portfolio, cover letter and resume in a PDF format or as a website/dropbox link
    • Open full time availability from Monday - Friday, 3 month Internship (September - December), some travel required, located at our DGS head office (Eglington + Keele) + Drake Hotel corporate office (Queen Street West)

    Responsibilities
    • Create social media assets, in-store signage, and print advertisements as needed, based on direction given by Graphic Designer.
    • Create basic packaging assets for product being sold in-store (Hangtags, labels, barcode stickers, etc.)
    • Work within existing templates to create product catalogues.
    • Attend meetings with entire team to brainstorm and develop an understanding of Drake General Store campaigns and visuals.
    • Attend weekly creative review meetings with Graphic Designer, Marketing Manager, and Art Director to review current and upcoming design projects.
    • Act as a liaison with vendors for production; i.e. managing the process of sending print advertisements and vinyl to print, and tracking relevant expenses.

    If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity please send your portfolio, most recent resume and a cover letter to jobs@drakegeneralstore.ca with the subject line: "GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN". Or you can click the "Click To Apply" button below to submit your application via our website.

    We thank all applicants for your interest in working with Drake, however, due to the high level of interest in each of our postings only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We respectfully request no TELEPHONE, EMAIL or IN PERSON inquiries.



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