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Retail Sales Associate

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

Job description

If you are a dynamic, outgoing, positive person with a passion for paddling and winter activities who can talk to customers in the store and on the phone, we want to hear from you. If you like a fast-paced, fun environment where every day is different, you may love working for us. Previous sales or customer service experience is preferred.

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 in the summer

  • Educate customers on proper transportation of boats and equipment

  • Crafting unique merchandise displays

  • Assist with programs department when needed

Work Hours & Benefits This position is 9-6 but varies on time of year and holidays.

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

  • Strong knowledge or experience of canoes, kayaks, SUP's, backcountry ski gear, and snowshoes

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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