New location opens August 2011 in Calgary

 

 

(Calgary, AB) June 2, 2011 – In preparation for opening a new 30,000 sq. ft. Future Shop by late summer, a two-day career fair is taking place in South Calgary this weekend seeking people who enjoy the fast pace of retail at Future Shop and love technology. Canada’s largest retailer and etailer of consumer electronics, is on a quest to add 100 people to Future Shop’s energetic team of Connected World enthusiasts in both full and part-time roles, spanning sales, merchandising, customer service, computer and car install technicians (working under the ConnectPro banner), music instructors, and more.

 

A major employer in Calgary, Future Shop is thrilled to add its seventh store to the city. The Macleod Trail store will be the only Future Shop in the city offering musical instruments, accessories and lessons. Other departments offered within the store include dedicated areas for appliances, cellular, gaming, movies, home office, home theatre and portable electronics.

 

Who:    All Calgarians invited to apply for full and part-time positions at the Macleod Trail Future Shop

Tyler Harnett, General Manager, Macleod Trail Future Shop

 

Where: Days Inn Calgary South, 3828 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary

 

When: 

Friday June 3, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Saturday June 4, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

Candidates are encouraged to bring resumes to career fair. Applications are being accepted online at www.futureshop.ca/careers.

 

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About Future Shop

With 146 stores across the country and the nation's premier web store (www.futureshop.ca), Burnaby, BC-based Future Shop is Canada's largest retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics. The company employs more than 10,000 technology enthusiasts, has enabled its website, Futureshop.ca, to deliver unparalleled content about the products it sells. Futureshop.ca also hosts an online community forum and tech blog called Tech Yeah for technology beginners and tech-savvy experts to exchange ideas, reviews, tips and other consumer electronics information (www.futureshop.ca/techyeah). As a proud corporate citizen, Future Shop has developed solutions to recycle used electronics and is committed to employee volunteerism and supporting non-profit organizations dedicated to transforming local youth into Future Leaders (see www.futureshop.ca/futuregeneration).

 

 

Media contact:

Elliott Chun, Communications Manager │Future Shop │echun@futureshop.com │604.412.1764

Press room: www.futureshop.ca/media

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