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Old 02-20-2006   #1
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CKS Job Oppertunity! Great place to work!



Position/Location: Retail Sales Staff, Colorado Kayak Supply in Buena Vista, CO and the Salida, CO summer store. Assistant Managerial potential for the right applicant.

Background: Colorado Kayak Supply (CKS) is one of the largest whitewater paddle- sports dealers in the World. Retail operations include an online store, a mail order catalog and retail outlets. A large part of the business is based around whitewater kayaking but also includes rafting, inflatable kayaks, touring and recreational kayaks, accessories, soft goods, and clothing.

Job Description: All aspects of retail sales and customer service including:

-Front of the house sales- -Online order processing- -Website Development-
-Phone orders- -Rentals- -Shipping, receiving and stocking
-Replying to emails and customer questions- -End of day reports/balancing-
-Basic administrative duties-

-Bachelor’s degree preferred
-Good communication skills (written/verbal) and personal presentation
-In depth knowledge of the products we carry and ability to relay information to customers in a professional way
-Ability to ‘learn the catalog’ and be familiar with products, pricing etc…
-Friendly personality with ability to withstand extensive technical questioning on products and potentially demanding customer service situations. Must be able to always make sure the customer is walking away happy
-Trustworthy and dependable
-Competent kayaker preferred
-Computer competency

Job Length/Compensation/Perks:
-Job starts in late March to early April and ends in late August. Wage starts at $8-$9.50/hr D.O.E. Potential for advancement and year round employment is a definite possibility.
-Great after work/lunch break paddling right out the back door
-Professional work environment that is fun and casual…the best of both worlds.
-Great locations in two of the US’s most fun filled whitewater towns (Salida and Buena Vista)
-Industry pricing on paddle gear and apparel

To Apply:
Send a letter of interest, resume, 3 references and overview of kayaking/whitewater/paddlesport experience to:
or: Colorado Kayak Supply, ATTN: Job Hunt
POB 730
Buena Vista, CO 81211

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Old 03-01-2006   #2
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To any interested in a job or internship at CKS;

We have updated our website to include a more up to date job description for the 3 positions we are hiring for including an assistant manager. Check the link to see all 3.


Thanks, Chris, CKS Staff.

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Old 05-09-2006   #3
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Sales Job Still available!!!!
Only need one more person for the season. Apply now!
Contact: chris@coloradokayak.com 719-395-8653
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