• Full Time
  • Etobicoke
  • On site
  • $40,000 – $50,000
  • Deadline: June 28, 2024
  • June 28, 2024

The Japanese Paper Place

Trusted source for washi, fine Japanese paper since 1982


This is a one year contract to fill in for a maternity leave, with potential for a permanent position depending on performance.

You will be the first point of contact providing warm, friendly and helpful service for the company, contribute to building a consistent “front office” company brand that is courteous, efficient, and professional. This position is 40 hours/week with some weekend work required.

Reception/Showroom :

  • Greet visitors warmly and assist retail customers
  • Answer phone and general emails, directing them to the appropriate person where required
  • Keep showroom organized and refresh display and merchandise regularly
  • Keep paper sample binders organized, updated and consistent

Retail Sales:

  • Answer retail inquires via email, phone and in-person
  • Handle in-person and online retail sales

Wholesale Sales:

  • Search for, and increase new wholesale customer base
  • Maintain and grow existing assigned wholesale customers


  • Using Google calendar, keep scheduled events and meetings, organized in conjunction with other staff

Event Participation:

  • Assist in preparation for workshops, occasional evening or weekend events, meetings and trade shows
  • Be available to work or take part in occasional weekend and evening events in exchange for regular hours


  • Track and order office supplies as needed
  • Keep equipment in good working order; trouble shoot IT issues with tech support


Please send cover letter and resume to [email protected]

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