We're Hiring a Summer Student

We're Hiring a Summer Student

April 16, 2023 Our Story

We are looking for another summer student to support our in person and online retail operations.  

To Apply: email your resume to hello@caribougifts.ca.  Interviews can be in person or remote and they will be taking place as resumes come in as we need to fill this position ASAP.


  • 2-4 days per week from May through August including some evenings and weekends. Exact schedule to be confirmed with current team and successful candidate.
  • Must be attending college or university and planning to return in September 2023 (if attending school in Toronto there may be an opportunity to continue on part-time in the fall).

The successful candidate will be comfortable performing a variety of tasks to support our in person retail and online store sales. 


  • Provide an exceptional experience to all customers you interact with
  • Become knowledgeable about the products we carry
  • Help recommend appropriate options to customers looking for the perfect gift
  • Facilitate the checkout process using our POS system
  • Package and ship online and corporate orders
  • Open and close the retail store on assigned days
  • Fulfill large corporate orders by assembling gift baskets, preparing shipping labels, packaging orders and other related tasks
  • Support inventory management as assigned by cycle counting, recommending products to re-order, etc.
  • Support online marketing as assigned by drafting blog posts and preparing social media posts as assigned
  • Update website backend to include new products, keywords and other regular additions and maintenance (training will be provided)
  • Support corporate sales by searching for leads in targeted industries
  • Distribute door hangers and other marketing materials in local neighborhoods
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must be attending college or university and plan to return in September 2023
  • Previous retail and/or customer service experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Genuine interest in the gifting industry
  • Great attention to detail and patience
  • Self-starter attitude, highly motivated
  • Good problem-solving abilities
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends

Megan Munro

My name is Megan Munro and I am the founder of Caribou Gifts (est. March 2020). I am passionate about helping people find the perfect gift, as well as giving back to the community we live and work in.

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