Golden River Sports: Fly Fishing Retail Specialist / Manager

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Location: U.S. - Rockies
Start Date: February 1, 2023
Apply/Send Resume: [email protected]


We are Golden’s original fly fishing and paddling shop located in historic downtown. Since 2004 we have been locally owned and operated. We are just blocks away from the Golden’s Clear Creek Whitewater “Playpark” Course and the “Golden Mile” fishing habitat. Our staff are all fly fishing specialists and water enthusiasts. We take GREAT pride and work very hard to help our customers with all their equipment needs. We help prepare people for their adventures whether they are off to some extraordinary destination or headed just down the street. We live, eat, breathe and play on the rivers and anywhere there’s water!

Golden River Sports is looking for a retail specialist to manage our fly-fishing department. This is a full-time year-round position.

Duties Include:

– Consistently produce retail sales by satisfying customers as well as providing unique customer service by using selling skills and demonstrating fly fishing product features, benefits and imagery.
-Processing sales and returns.
-Reserving trips / scheduling guides for our guided fly-fishing half and full day customer excursions.
-Stocking and ordering inventory from our various industry partners.
-Assisting with receiving product and pricing.
-Assisting with various aspects of online sales and marketing including social media.
-Cleaning and organizing the store on a daily basis.
-Hiring seasonal help and creating staff scheduling.
-Assisting with events.
-Assisting with other retail needs within the store including kayaking, SUP and rentals.
-Maintaining opening /closing of the store and all procedures/tasks associated.

Qualifications should include:

-Love of the outdoors!
-Knowledge of the fly-fishing industry and gear.
-BONUS: Knowledge of kayaking, standup paddleboarding and whitewater sports.
-Outdoor retail customer service.
-Good verbal and written communication skills.
-POS (point of sale) Quickbooks computer experience.

Applicants must have a valid driver’s license or reliable transportation and be able to work holidays and weekends. Please do not apply if this doesn’t fit for you.

Extra benefits include:

-Industry pricing on gear.
-Access to discounted demos and rentals for family/friends.
-Flexible lunch schedule.

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