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Part-Time Retail Sales Associate

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Umiak Outdoor Outfitters, South Main Street, Stowe, VT, USA

Job description

Umiak Outfitters is looking for an enthusiastic, part-time, seasonal, sales associate to help sell and buy outdoor paddling gear and accessories. All candidates should be upbeat, outgoing, and passionate about the outdoors.  Canoe, kayak, and standup paddle experience would be helpful but not required. This is a seasonal, part-time position, with year-round potential. 3 or 4 days a week with some weekends. The salary will be based on experience. Umiak Outfitters is an equal-opportunity employer.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serves visitors by greeting, welcoming, and directing them appropriately

  • Educate customers on products, brands, and accessories

  • Help customers find the appropriate equipment for their needs

  • Make transactions on a point-of-sale system

  • Stock and inventory merchandise

  • Help customers with on-the-water test paddling

  • Educate customers on proper transportation of boats

  • Crafting unique merchandise displays

  • Assist with the programs department when needed

Work Hours & Benefits This position is 9-6 but varies on the time of year and holidays. This position typically runs from mid-May to late September/October. An ideal candidate would be available for the extent of that time frame.

Benefits :

  • Outdoor industry pro deals and in-store discounts

  • Access to ACA Certification Courses

  • Personal use of rental equipment

  • Industry Clinics

Staff Requirements / Skills:

  • Strong verbal communication skills

  • Professionalism

  • Customer Focus

  • Organization

  • Works well under pressure

  • Access to a reliable vehicle

  • Must be able to lift and carry 65lbs by yourself

  • Computer skills

About Umiak Outdoor Outfitters

Umiak Outdoor Outfitters is Vermont's year-round top outdoor adventure destination offering a full-service shop with retail sales, safety instruction, tours, rentals, and custom programs.

In the summer our retail stores stock over 100 models of kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddleboards from the world's top manufacturers. Our quality equipment and expert guidance enhance experiences on the water.

In the winter we are the go-to source for backcountry skiing and snowshoeing. We offer everything needed to tackle the trails, from top-of-the-line equipment to expert advice, and knowledge of the best routes and conditions.

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