If you are passionate about fly fishing, take note! We are looking to fill an extended seasonal summer position for the 2021 season, with possible room for growth. If you are interested in joining the crew at Alaska Fly Fishing Goods, now is your chance! The position is Juneau based.
Fly Fishing Sales Associate and Outreach Manager:
Full Time 5 days per week. The position starts in March/April and runs through the end of September.
Duties include providing customer service while assisting customers in the shop and on the phone, filling web orders, stocking merchandise and other miscellaneous shop jobs as needed.
In addition to these shop related duties, this position will include marketing and social media work. This may include video creation & editing, email newsletter creation, social media engagement and other outreach efforts. Knowledge in these areas is a plus but not a prerequisite. Nor is being an expert fly angler necessary.
A basic knowledge of fly fishing and a willingness to learn is all that's needed.
-Knowledge of local fishing areas.
-Basic understanding of fly tying and fly casting, etc.
-Passionate about fishing and excited to share methods, techniques and tips on everything related to fly fishing.
-Excellent customer service and communication skills.
-High level of patience and approachability; ability to connect with everyone from expert to beginner fly fishers.
-Familiarity with social media is a must. Experience with email newsletter marketing, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Premiere is a plus.
-Ability to meet shift availability requirements, including working on weekends and certain holidays. The position runs from March/April to the end of September. Shifts can occur between the hours of 9am to 6pm Monday-Friday and 10am to 5pm on Saturdays, and Noon to 5pm on Sundays, with flexibility in scheduling based on business needs.
-Pay is competitive and DOE. There is also the opportunity for advancement.
-The positions will have access to a shop discount and select pro deals.
-Drop resumes by the shop or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.