Fishing Education Coordinator
Glacier Outdoor Center is currently accepting applications for enthusiastic, sales oriented and customer focused members for the 2021 summer season at our fly shop in West Glacier, MT. The Glacier Outdoor Center store provides its guests a broad range of outdoor retail items, outdoor rentals and full outfitting services. Glacier Raft and Outdoor Center is a family owned and operated company established in 1976.
Reports to: Glacier Outdoor Center Manager
The ideal candidate will have a good mix of fly fishing, customer service and sales experience. On a daily basis you will be required to interact with the public with respect and professionalism regardless of their fly fishing experience. We service area locals and tourists alike with a wide range of fly fishing expertise. You need to be able to adapt to a wide range of personalities and provide a positive customer experience. You will need to provide individualized attention on fishing techniques and be able to recommend retail products that will enhance the customers experience on the water.
Serve as the primary point of contact and company resource for all fly fishing educational programs and services.
Assist management with the on-premise guided fly fishing operations which include: casting clinics, private lessons, pond fish program and Orvis 101 fishing school.
Assist Marketing Specialist in the design and development of print and digital collateral for fly fishing services, store promotions and events.
Foster success of KOA program and seek out similar viable affiliate opportunities and outreach campaigns.
Liaise between Reservation Manager and Lead Guide to determine coverage needs to support on-premise guided fly fishing operations.
Liaise between Lead Guide and Fly Shop specialist to ensure that fishing report is current and accurate.
Assist Fly Shop specialist to ensure that all fly fishing rentals are accounted for and in good working order.
Provide training and on-going education to retail staff on fly fishing fundamentals, terminology, gear, knots and strategies.
Assist Operations team with development and implementation of internal fishing guide school for training new guide staff, as needed.
Leverage your working knowledge of fly fishing methods, techniques and tips to convert conversations into retail sales.
This is a full time position May through September.
Pay will be competitive for professional and knowledgeable candidates that are able to contribute value to our operation.
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