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Year round potential-
If you are good and have previous experience, there is potential to progress to a year-round with insurance position.


CKS Sales and Customer Service Representative

Position/Location: Customer Service Representative for the CKS mail-order and catalog sales team in Buena Vista, CO.

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:

-Online order processing- -Website Development-
-Phone orders-Customer Service, Warranties -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 ASAP, in mid February, or whenever filled, and ends in late August (potential for year round employment). Wage starts at $8.75-$10+/hr D.O.E. Potential for advancements based on performance reviews. Sales teams share monthly incentive bonus programs. 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:
[email protected]

or: Colorado Kayak Supply, ATTN: Job Hunt
POB 730
Buena Vista, CO 81211
719 395 8653
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