Express is a specialty apparel and accessories retailer of women's and men's merchandise, targeting the 20 to 30 year old customer. The Company has over 30 years of experience offering a distinct combination of fashion and quality for multiple lifestyle occasions at an attractive value addressing fashion needs across work, casual, jeanswear, and going-out occasions. The Company currently operates over 600 retail stores, located primarily in high-traffic shopping malls, lifestyle centers, and street locations across the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada, and also distributes its products through the Company's e-commerce website,

Does your organization have other locations besides Calgary?

Express is one of the largest specialty retail apparel brands in the United States. We have more than 16,000 Associates in offices in Ohio and New York, and more than 600 retail stores across the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada. We are opening six Canadian stores by the end of 2011, including three stores in Toronto (Fairview Mail, Lime Ridge Mall and Square One), and three stores in Calgary (Market Mall, Southcentre, and Chinook Centre).

How many employees does your organization employ?

Express employs more than 16,000 Associates.

What type of positions do you offer?

Express offers full-time, part-time, and seasonal employment opportunities. Please apply online at

What are some entry level career opportunities that your organization offers?

Express offers part-time sales associate and stock associate positions. We also offer store management career opportunities for qualified individuals. One of the benefits of working for Express is the potential for career advancement through internal promotions to management opportunities.

How can one apply?

Apply online through the Express website at

What do you look for in employees?

At Express, we hire talented, passionate and fashion-eager individuals with interests as diverse as their personalities. Our Sales Associates are expected to provide a positive customer experience by offering assistance when needed, ensure product is on the floor and sized appropriately, and ensure all customers have a quick and efficient cash wrap experience. Associates perform additional tasks, including stocking, cleaning and folding merchandise, to support strong store operational execution.

At the store management level, we are looking for outgoing and engaging leaders who are creative, dynamic and possess an independent spirit for people and fashion. Our leaders are expected to embody the day-to-day principles and values of the Express brand. Managers coach and develop store Associates to consistently provide a positive customer experience by offering products, information and a shopping experience that will build brand loyalty.

What type of education/training/equipment do you require?

Our part-time associates are expected to have a passion for selling and an energetic attitude.

For our managers, we are looking for a proven ability to drive sales results, strong supervisory, communication and customer service skills, and prior retail experience.

How old does someone have to be to work for your company?

Express associates must be 18 years of age.

How much will employees get paid?

Express offers competitive market rates and a wide range of benefits.

How would someone find out about opportunities at your company?

To learn more about opportunities at Express, visit our website at