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-
-Bachelors 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
-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 USs most fun filled whitewater towns (Salida and Buena Vista)
-Industry pricing on paddle gear and apparel
Send a letter of interest, resume, 3 references and overview of kayaking/whitewater/paddlesport experience to:
or: Colorado Kayak Supply, ATTN: Job Hunt
Buena Vista, CO 81211