Transition Squad® Employment Opportunities

At Transition Squad®, we're always keeping our eyes open for good people to join our team. We don't want employees, we want driven, energetic go-getters that want to be part of building something great, and to grow professionally and personally along with it.

Successful candidates must provide a clear criminal background check as a condition of employment as you are dealing with seniors and their belongings. If you feel you are a serious contender for the following roles, please send us this application along with your resume in MS-Word format to [email protected]. We appreciate everyone's efforts in applying, however due to time constraints only those chosen for interviews will be contacted. THOSE WHO DO NOT SUBMIT AN APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

We are now hiring for the following positions:

Transition Squad is a Canadian franchisor that helps people downsize through either a mobile solution where franchisees conduct online auctions from people's homes or a clicks-and-mortar solution where items are taken on consignment, brought to a physical warehouse, grouped with other clients' items and auctioned online. In either case, we use our own online auction platform to conduct the auctions.


The Toronto franchisee of the Auction House is seeking a full time manager to run day to day operations of their Consignment Auction House. This involves the following steps:


  • Receive lead from Head Office and review services offered with clients over the phone to make recommendations of which tier of service would be most suitable
  • Review client supplied photos or visit the client to assess their items for suitability with our services
  • Develop contract and upon approval, conduct site visit to photography large items
  • Quote out and, if approved, pack and arrange transportation of items to come back to our warehouse
  • Unpack small items at the warehouse, set up lots and photograph
  • Upload all photos (taken at their home and warehouse) to our inventory management system
  • Create descriptions (copywriting), measurements, condition and set minimum bid prices
  • Post items on various classifieds and social media sites to market the auction
  • Upon completion, handle post auction inquiries to purchase items and process payment
  • Organize the sold and unsold items to facilitate pickup
  • Manage the pickup from the warehouse for 3-4 hours on a Saturday or Sunday
  • Manage the sold and unsold inventory on our database
  • Notify sellers of what has sold and make pickup arrangements for unsold items
  • Submit all paperwork to accounting for reconciliation and job costing
  • Source items online for purchase to be included in future auctions, this may involve visiting clients and negotiating a price to purchase and arranging transport back to the warehouse.

You will use a part time helper to assist with certain aspects of the job. This is an autonomous position so once fully trained, much of the time can be done from a home based office. You will receive a base salary, car allowance and commission based on the profitability of each auction.


Requirements to be considered - you must:


  • be legally able to work in Canada for a full time position. Those with temporary work visas will not be considered
  • be a very organized individual as you will need to do inventory management for several clients' items simultaneously
  • be a multi-tasker capable of following a strict (yet flexible) process
  • have strong written communication skills for ecommerce content and be able to research items online for descriptions as required
  • be ambitious, driven to succeed and self-motivated
  • excel at customer service
  • be very comfortable using technology such as websites, databases, and social media
  • have the flexibility in schedule to be able to conduct pickups on weekends
  • be in good physical health as there are many physical aspects to the position such as shifting furniture, packing/unpacking/lifting boxes
  • have your own vehicle
  • have a reasonable eye for home decor and photography as good imagery increases bid prices.

In your cover letter, please include why this position appeals to you and what makes you the best candidate to be hired.


To apply, download and fill in the application and submit it with your resume and cover letter.


 

Transition Squad is a Canadian franchisor that helps helps seniors downsize and works with families going through a parent transition. We help clients sell the contents of their homes through our own online auction platform.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, detail oriented Marketing, Customer Service and Administrative Assistant to provide the following:

Marketing:


  • Social media marketing
  • Posting listings on various online classifieds sites and responding to inquiries
  • Generate eblasts to our database
  • Assist Auction House Manager for preparation of auction items

Customer Service:

  • Handle inquiries from seller clients, review our solutions and forward contact information to respective franchisees
  • Handle purchase inquiries after each auction from buyers
  • Handle general inquiries
  • Provide inhouse support to franchisees

Administrative:

  • Configure vehicles and enter details for insurance claims into our database


Requirements to be considered - you must:

  • be legally able to work in Canada for a full time position
  • be a very organized individual as you will be juggling multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
  • have strong written communication skills for ecommerce content and be able to research items online for descriptions as required
  • be ambitious, driven to succeed and self-motivated
  • excel at customer service
  • be very comfortable using technology such as websites, databases, and social media.

We thank all those who apply but only those that are being considered will be contacted.

Compensation is $14-16/hr. To apply, download and fill in the application and submit it with your resume and cover letter.

 

At Transition Squad®, Territory Managers:

  • Are entrepreneurial, independent, full time team members responsible for starting, managing and growing exclusive territories
  • Do local business development and project execution
  • Organize and assist with execution of online auctions, estate sales, clearout and move management jobs
  • Network with local realtors, estate lawyers, organizers, and other potential partners
  • Work from their home based office
  • Participate in profit sharing on each job.
If you are interested in a career in senior downsizing, this role may be perfect for you. Our project managers oversee and execute client estate sales, online auctions, organizing, clear out and move management projects for seniors who are downsizing or families settling an estate. The Territory Manager is responsible for:
  • Meeting with clients at their premises for a private consultation
  • Preparing a Transition Action Plan
  • Once approved, managing and executing the plan along with casual labour helpers including any or all of the following: organizing, space planning, packing, moving, junk removal and conducting estate sales and online auctions
  • Setting up "lots"
  • Directing/taking photography
  • Uploading photos and descriptions to our website
  • Managing the pickup of items by winners and handling any additional cash sales on pickup day
  • Tabulating results and submitting to Head Office.
You will be responsible for building your territory, networking with key partners and businesses within your territory to build greater awareness of our brand as well as help build a local casual labour pool to assist you with projects.


The successful candidate will be a driven, entrepreneurial go-getter, motivated to succeed yet be empathetic and willing to go above and beyond to help our clients.


After initial training, you will manage your territory and client projects from a home based office with regular communications with Head Office. This requires that you are a self-starter, disciplined and capable of working independently.


Your schedule will be flexible and you will set your own hours, however it must coincide with the needs of clients and projects. Only those who have such flexibility should apply.


We are looking for people in all markets EXCEPT Peel Region, Greater Toronto Area, York Region and Durham Region in Canada as we already have people in these markets.
 

Transition Squad is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

 
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