SPARK supports multinational brands with local employment excellence. As an employer of record in both Canada and the USA, our services range from basic payroll to a most comprehensive HR service bundle. Whether we do a little or a lot, our service remains high and our price remains competitive. We are active advocates for best practices with a focus to be recognized as the employer of choice.
SPARK partners with global brands to provide comprehensive recruitment and project-specific staffing services for luxury travel retail. The SPARK Staffing Model is carefully developed by the mandate to be travel retail-specific.
We know our staff and we have a relationship with them. From on-boarding to off-boarding and all the scenarios in between, we are committed to happiness and professionalism. We are collaborators and carefully navigate the interdependence between staff, brand and retailer. Administration fees are calculated as either a % of an hourly wage or as a flat monthly fee and scaled to service levels/finance terms. Our staff are employed, insured and happy to work for us. Stakeholders know that we keep their best interests front and centre.
“No doubt SPARK is my most trusted go-to promotion agency. I can count on Heidi and her team to deliver favourable sales
results on our major launch. We have not missed a sales target since we had SPARK promoters on board.”
~ Retail Account Manager Confectionery, North America and Caribbean.
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PROVEN RETAIL CATEGORIES
FRAGRANCE, SKINCARE & COLOR
Staffing for Beauty brands is our core, we understand the required nuances and will look for the talent that is the best fit. Whether short term promotions or ongoing placements, we can support this category with the most comprehensive staffing model. We aim to set the standard and we work with you towards measurable and immediate ROI.
We can supply part-time, temporary or ongoing full-time Brand Ambassadors that are more than great Brand Ambassadors, they are Brand Managers. We hold our team accountable and we develop their skills to leadership levels. We focus on a highly collaborative and accountable service model by paying attention to details. This practice and commitment set our promotional model apart.
WINE & SPIRITS
When we hire, we screen for ambition, dedication, team spirit and sales skills. Our team of well rounded and highly adaptable talent has charted consistent results for brands that expect the best. SPARK fosters motivation, engagement and accountability. We also recognize and celebrate team and individual achievements regularly.
We are very comfortable in leased departments within retail locations. Our service model is actually quite specifically targeted towards this segment of HR. Our staff are sales literate and adapted to this employment format because they know they are receiving committed and professional HR supports that are location specific. Our team has charted consistent results for brands that expect the best. SPARK fosters motivation and engagement and we know the nuances that are specific to this industry and we support these fully.
WHAT OUR CLIENTS HAVE TO SAY
RETAIL ACCOUNT MANAGER
“No doubt SPARK is my most trusted go-to promotion agency. I can count on Heidi and her team to deliver favourable sales results on our major launch. We have not missed a sales target since we had SPARK promoters on board.”
Retail Account Manager – Confectionery, North America and the Caribbean
BEAUTY DEPARTMENT MANAGER
“Little did I know how valuable the SPARK partnership would prove to be for supporting our company’s vision to create a world-class sales team …. facilitating our category’s contribution to consistent sales increases year over year for four consecutive years”
Beauty Dept. Manager – Travel Retail, Canada
“We contract agencies across 54 airports in the world. The calibre and consistency of SPARK talent was among the reasons the retail research project was approved for a second year”.
Regional Manager – Retail Research, UK