Think outside the box. Think Monk.

So you’ve met our team and think you’ve got what it takes to stand out at Monk (no wallflowers here!). We are go-getters, difference-makers, and action-oriented people who think and act outside the box. In pursuit of answering the eternal question “Why Monk?”, we are creative with our approach, time and ideas and obsessed with getting it right for the customer, every time. If you’d like to work for a tight-knit, community-minded, award-winning team, apply today.

Monk Office is Vancouver Island’s Office Outfitter™. Since we opened our doors over 65 years ago, we’ve been outfitting offices, both personal and professional and creating amazing customer experiences along the way. We’re willing to bet you didn’t know we’re a team of 130 strong and growing!

As an EcoStar award winner, we realize our Core Values in everything we do. We share our successes with the team and invest in the sustainable prosperity of our community by supporting local businesses and organizations, island wide. Why work at Monk?

  • Competitive salary & benefits package
  •  Discounted bus passes
  • Discounted pricing on staff purchases
  • Free back to school supplies for children of employees
  • Career development opportunities
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Cash for bringing forth innovative ideas
  • Cash Employee Referral program
  • Friendly and fun atmosphere with a team that respects our community and environment

Current opportunities

Warehouse Team Member - Victoria

 What you will do:

  • Pick and pack orders
  • Receiving product inventory as required
  • Work in a warehouse environment
  • General warehouse duties

What you will bring:

  • Keen attention to detail
  • A great – ‘do it right the first time’ attitude
  • Responsibility and self-motivation
  • Warehouse experience an asset
  • Availability Monday to Friday, overtime and weekend possibilities – 11:00am – 7:30pm; shift variability dependent on business needs

As a Monk Team Member, you will:

  • Create Amazing Customer Experiences through a genuine passion for customer service
  • Have a Thirst to Learn continuously through new product knowledge, training and bringing your ideas for customer improvements
  • Respect for the Team by acting with integrity and supporting meaningful customer and Team Member relationships
  • Make a Difference – be proactive, responsive and flexible
  • Listen & Act by being open-minded, action oriented and seeking to understand
  • Love our Planet by participating and contributing to our eco business practices within Monk and our communities

Monk Office provides:

  • Competitive salary & benefits package
  • Discounted bus passes
  • Discounted pricing on staff purchases
  • Free back to school supplies for children of employees
  • Career development opportunities
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Cash for bringing forth innovative ideas
  • Cash Employee Referral Program
  • Friendly & fun atmosphere with a team that respects our community & environment

Send your resume and cover letter to jenn.edgington@monk.ca. Thank you to all applicants. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and we look forward to speaking with you.

Retail Sales - Duncan

As a Monk Retail Team Member, you will:

  • Create Amazing Customer Experiences through a genuine passion for customer service
  • Have a Thirst to Learn continuously through new product knowledge, training and bringing your ideas for customer improvements
  • Respect for the Team by acting with integrity and supporting meaningful customer and Team Member relationships
  • Make a Difference – be proactive, responsive and flexible
  • Listen & Act by being open-minded, action oriented and seeking to understand
  • Love our Planet by participating and contributing to our eco business practices within Monk and our communities

Monk Office offers:

  • Competitive salary & benefits package
  • Discounted bus passes
  • Discounted pricing on staff purchases
  • Free back to school supplies for children of employees
  • Career development opportunities
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Cash for bringing forth innovative ideas
  • Cash Employee Referral Program
  • Friendly & fun atmosphere with a team that respects our community & environment

Must be available to work 32 – 40 hours per week.

Send your resume and cover letter to careers@monk.ca and tell us how you’ve created an amazing customer experience!

Thank you to all applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Retail Sales - Victoria F/T & P/T

As a Monk Retail Team Member, you will:

  • Create Amazing Customer Experiences through a genuine passion for customer service
  • Have a Thirst to Learn continuously through new product knowledge, training and bringing your ideas for customer improvements
  • Respect for the Team by acting with integrity and supporting meaningful customer and Team Member relationships
  • Make a Difference – be proactive, responsive and flexible
  • Listen & Act by being open-minded, action oriented and seeking to understand
  • Love our Planet by participating and contributing to our eco business practices within Monk and our communities

Monk Office offers:

  • Competitive salary & benefits package
  • Discounted bus passes
  • Discounted pricing on staff purchases
  • Free back to school supplies for children of employees
  • Career development opportunities
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Cash for bringing forth innovative ideas
  • Cash Employee Referral Program
  • Friendly & fun atmosphere with a team that respects our community & environment

Send your resume and cover letter to careers@monk.ca and tell us how you’ve created an amazing customer experience!

Thank you to all applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Information Technology Leader - Victoria

Purpose of Position:  To ensure the optimum maintenance and support of all aspects of Monk Office computing hardware and software including head office systems, retail POS systems, network infrastructure and the internal telephone system. To ensure all internal customers have a professional, timely and pleasant experience when they rely on the services of the Information Systems Team. The Information Systems Leader will identify opportunities for system security and efficiencies.  Success in this role will result in well maintained Monk Office systems and infrastructure, while providing a high degree of internal customer satisfaction through exceptional leadership.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Managing the IT Team responsible for the day-to-day operations, support and maintenance of the Monk Office network system and infrastructure by training and coaching, communicating job expectations and appraising performance
  • Ensuring optimal support to team member needs relating to computer and/or software use and configuration
  • Running system jobs such as backups and end-of-day processes
  • Ensuring the maintenance and support of the companies Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) system
  • Managing the telephone system for all Monk Office locations
  • Ensuring timely hardware, software and telephone system set up and training for new hires and office moves
  • Providing ongoing education and upgrading of computer skills to the IT Team
  • Ensure infrastructure availability meets committed service levels; minimize the impact of incidents by ensuring appropriate support response times
  • Identify and share opportunities to better service our systems and participate in solutions
  • On-call weekend and evening work required

 

The Information Technology Leader is responsible for:

 (1)  Living our Core Values with Customers, fellow Team Members and in the Community

  • Create Amazing Customer Experiences
  • Thirst to Learn
  • Respect the Team
  • Make a Difference
  • Listen & Act
  • Love our Planet

(2)  Initiating action to prevent problems and contributing to problem solutions

(3) Contributing to our environmental sustainability by being conscious of energy use, water consumption, paper use and recycling programs.  If there are any environmental concerns, individual staff members must report these concerns to their Leader and, where applicable, address the concern at the time they see it happen.

Qualifications:

Education:  Post-secondary education in computer technology or equivalent experience.

Skills:  Experience supporting users in an IT environment that includes: Office 365, VPN networking with multiple locations, VMware, Veeam backup and replication, active directory, Cisco Meraki, retail POS, and e-commerce. Excellent knowledge of computer hardware and software systems and network administration and installation. SQL knowledge is beneficial. Self-starter, motivated and with proven problem-solving abilities, ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. An avid learner committed to keeping up to date with the latest technologies.

Experience:  5+ years leadership experience in a computer systems environment managing all aspects of infrastructure operations.

Send your resume and cover letter to careers@monk.ca.

Thank you to all applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Director of Commercial Sales - Victoria

Purpose of Position:  To lead, inspire and manage the commercial, furniture and inside Sales Teams in providing goods and services to existing customers while actively identifying new customer opportunities. To lead the company in the attainment of aggressive sales/revenue levels and gross profit dollars. To ensure adherence and implementation to the Monk brand position as it relates to product pricing, assortment and an amazing customer experience.  To liaise with Procurement, Operations, Finance and Marketing to ensure a cohesive offering and approach to the market.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • To recruit and develop high performing Account Managers
  • To provide training and motivation through sales meetings, seminars, one-on-one meetings, vendor presentations and sales courses
  • To ensure training includes product knowledge, time management, selling skills, customer communication and personal development
  • To ensure the Sales Teams are equipped with the skills to identify “share of office” opportunities within new and existing accounts
  • To maintain and grow customer Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) including sales/revenue, GP dollars, average order value, conversion rate, customer satisfaction, Account Manager and customer profitability
  • To implement and optimize best practices in terms of sales call protocols and maintain an account management system to include Account Manager activity reports, sales tracking, target accounts, sales and GP budgets and performance evaluations
  • To drive sales growth through all products, services and “share of office”
  • To liaise with Procurement and Marketing to ensure effective tools and programs are available to achieve sales targets
  • To work with Finance and Procurement on pricing strategies
  • To ensure that the Sales Teams work cohesively with Operations to ensure an amazing customer experience

The Director of Commercial Sales is responsible for:

 (1)  Living our Core Values with Customers, fellow Team Members and in the Community

  • Create Amazing Customer Experiences
  • Thirst to Learn
  • Respect the Team
  • Make a Difference
  • Listen & Act
  • Love our Planet

(2)  Initiating action to prevent problems and contributing to problem solutions

(3) Contributing to our environmental sustainability by being conscious of energy use, water consumption, paper use and recycling programs.  If there are any environmental concerns, individual staff members must report these concerns to their Leader and, where applicable, address the concern at the time they see it happen.

Qualifications:

Education:  A post-secondary degree or equivalent experience.

Skills:  Business development, consistent sales performance to target, a passion for an amazing customer experience, a keen eye for opportunity, the ability to inspire and lead a team to new levels.  Excellent written and oral communication skills. Proficient and comfortable with office technology, CRM, e-commerce and MS Office.

Experience:  At least 10 years senior leadership in direct sales and customer service.

Send your resume and cover letter to careers@monk.ca.

Thank you to all applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Furniture Warehouse Associate - Victoria

The primary focus of this position is to assist with receiving, organizing and picking furniture orders in a warehouse environment.

Do you . . .

  • Have experience in warehouse receiving and picking orders or an eagerness to learn?
  • Have a proven track record of attention to detail?
  • Have strong problem-solving skills and the ability to exercise sound judgement?
  • Take pride in maintaining a clean and safe work environment?

As a Monk Team Member, you will:

  • Create Amazing Customer Experiences through a genuine passion for customer service
  • Have a Thirst to Learn continuously through new product knowledge, training and bringing your ideas for customer improvements
  • Respect for the Team by acting with integrity and supporting meaningful customer and Team Member relationships
  • Make a Difference – be proactive, responsive and flexible
  • Listen & Act by being open-minded, action oriented and seeking to understand
  • Love our Planet by participating and contributing to our eco business practices within Monk and our communities

Monk Office offers:

  • Competitive salary & benefits package
  • Discounted bus passes
  • Discounted pricing on staff purchases
  • Free back to school supplies for children of employees
  • Career development opportunities
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Cash for bringing forth innovative ideas
  • Cash Employee Referral Program
  • Friendly & fun atmosphere with a team that respects our community & environment

Send your resume and cover letter to careers@monk.ca.

Thank you to all applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Furniture Delivery & Installation - Nanaimo

Do you . . .

  • Have experience assembling, moving and installing office furniture in a professional setting?
  • Have a strong and willing body for lifting and maneuvering furniture?
  • Training can be provided if you’re the right fit for the job!

As a Monk Team Member, you will:

  • Create Amazing Customer Experiences through a genuine passion for customer service
  • Have a Thirst to Learn continuously through new product knowledge, training and bringing your ideas for customer improvements
  • Respect for the Team by acting with integrity and supporting meaningful customer and Team Member relationships
  • Make a Difference – be proactive, responsive and flexible
  • Listen & Act by being open-minded, action oriented and seeking to understand
  • Love our Planet by participating and contributing to our eco business practices within Monk and our communities

Monk Office offers:

  • Competitive salary & benefits package
  • Discounted bus passes
  • Discounted pricing on staff purchases
  • Free back to school supplies for children of employees
  • Career development opportunities
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Cash for bringing forth innovative ideas
  • Cash Employee Referral Program
  • Friendly & fun atmosphere with a team that respects our community & environment

 Send your resume and cover letter to careers@monk.ca.

Thank you to all applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.