Join The Trouts Team

Mar 04, 2015

Author: Kyle Wilkinson

Always wanted to work in the fly-fishing industry? We're still accepting applications for several positions!

Trouts is currently looking to fill several positions, both in-shop and on-water. 

Read on to learn more and come be a part of the most powerful retail and outfitting brand in the Rocky Mountains!

All interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to sales@troutsflyfishing.com or by mail to:

Trouts Fly Fishing
ATTN:  Human Resource Department
1303 E. 6th Avenue
Denver, CO 80218

Digital Marketing Assistant

As a Digital Marketing Assistant, you will gain exposure to the most critical aspects of Trouts Fly Fishing’s rapidly growing and fast-paced business. You’ll take ownership of meaningful business initiatives and be expected to make recommendations on how to further optimize these operations to achieve our aggressive growth goals.

Responsibilities:

Manage and maximize end-to-end shopper experience (questions, returns, customer service issues, etc)
Manage and execute day-to-day e-commerce sales strategy and programs.
Analyze search landscapes to find opportunities for higher rankings within Google, Bing, or Yahoo.Analyze competitor strategies to gain ranking insights.
Drive continuous improvement for our brands on paid search marketing platforms including Google AdWords, Amazon Product Ads and Microsoft/Yahoo BingAds.     

Experience and Requirements:

Interest and/or experience in digital marketing preferred
Intellectual curiosity with a strong desire to utilize your quantitative skills to analyze compelling business challenges
Business knowledge, innovative thinking, and sound judgment in the solution of problems or the pursuit of future business opportunities
Experience with intermediate/advanced Microsoft Excel including VLOOKUPS and Pivot Tables.
Intellectual curiosity, specifically in the areas of how people buy and behave online
Eagerness to break records, create opportunities and take risks. Comfort in a fast-paced and often changing environment.
Preferred major in analytically-oriented fields such as; Business Administration, Marketing, Economics, and other related majors
Working knowledge of Google Analytics or other web analytics platforms is a plus.
Genuine passion for online marketing and a strong understanding of online optimization, multivariate testing and ROI analysis, working knowledge of web languages a plus (HTML, CSS, PHP, and Javascript)

 

Professional Fly Fishing Guide

At Trouts Fly Fishing, we are a tight knit group of guides who have a genuine passion for teaching others about the great sport of fly-fishing. We work hard, we work together, and we help each other out. Becoming a part of Trouts Guide Service Staff also makes you a representative of Trouts Fly Fishing- the strongest fly-fishing retail brand in the Rocky Mountains.  That being said, a high level of professionalism and customer service will be your constant companion while on guided trips, as well as other Guide Service related events.

Requirements:

5 years fly-fishing experience (minimum)
2 years guiding experience (minimum)
Extensive knowledge of local area waters and corresponding hatches
Excellent instructional abilities
Ability to help with Orvis 101 in-store beginner classes
Ability to help with other Trouts customer events, if requested 
Professional appearance
Reliable transportation
Self-starting attitude
Passion for sharing the outdoors with others
First Aid/CPR certification

Please send resume, cover letter and a photograph describing your prior experiences, and why you would make a good addition to the team, to kyle@troutsflyfishing.com

 

Full-Time Sales Associate

At Trouts Fly Fishing, we offer customers an accessible environment, knowledgeable staff, and a consistent experience – both online and in the shop.  The Full-Time Sales Associate will provide customer sales support within the shop and promote cross selling and upselling opportunities of fly fishing retail products. The Full-Time Sales Associate will also be well versed in customer events, programs and classes and engage in cross selling activities when appropriate.  This position will be based in Denver, CO and be primarily responsible for driving the retail sales in the Denver Market.

Responsibilities

 Exemplify excellent product knowledge and customer care within a broad range of fly-fishing products and service 
 Collaborate with the Manager to promote products and complete product/service requests made by customers who are in the shop
 The ability to pick, pack, and ship products for online sales fulfillment
 Collaborate with the Manager to properly process and allocate inbound shipments of products and equipment
 The Full-Time Sales Associate should have a relatively open schedule of availability which allows ability to staff the shop during busiest sales times
 Exercise best practices for merchandising products in order to best display fly fishing equipment, clothing and other gear, making products visually compelling to the customer and resulting in a sales floor that is easy to shop and navigate
 Ability to manage time wisely and complete job responsibilities and complete special projects efficiently
 Understands or has experience operating a point of sales system
 Comply with all Company Policies and procedures
 Must have reliable transportation
 Complete special projects as required

Requirements

Retail or direct customer experience is desirable.  We also require a team player who has the ability for time management, demonstrated written and verbal communication and customer service skills. At Trouts Fly Fishing we are absolutely committed to perfecting our customer’s experience and we expect the same level of dedication from every employee of our staff.

Hours and Compensation

Applicant would be expected to work up to 40 hours a week through the Summer months, with potential to maintain full time hours through fall and winter based on performance and business volume. Availability to work on weekends is necessary.  Compensation will be dependent on previous work and fishing experience.

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