EMPLOYMENT
Career opportunities at ACK

ACK is always looking for talented individuals who understand the value of customer service regardless of their position in a retail environment and who have a general passion for the great outdoors



Job Title: Web Content Coordinator
Post Date: 2015-01-12
Number Available: 1
Job Description
ACK.com continues to grow and is seeking a Website Content Coordinator in North Austin. Job responsibilities include the collection and maintenance of product assets, with a main focus on shooting photos of new items to be added to the website. The ACK environment is fast paced and requires high attention to detail as well as strong organizational skills.  This position will require autonomous work with strict deadlines to complete the tasks.

This position will work directly with ACK Senior Leadership and is responsible for the following tasks:

  • Gather/Update all product Images, User Manuals, Spec Sheets, Videos, Size Charts

  • Edit/Crop Product Images

  • Write/Edit/Collect How-To Articles

  • Colorize all products with color pallet

  • Collect website product copy/write product copy

  • Shoot and edit product videos

  • Shoot and edit videos that are intended to build the ACK brand

Ideal candidates will meet the most or all of the following requirements:

  • 3 to 5 years of photography, video and web experience

  • Sound knowledge of Web technology, technical aptitude and problem solving skills

  • Proficient computer skills (Adobe CS Suite, Final Cut Pro or similar software)

  • Demonstrated project management skills

  • Proven ability to handle a high-volume workload and manage multiple projects within deadlines

  • Effective communication skills

  • Self teacher

  • Demonstrated teamwork

  • Demonstrated detail orientation and follow through

  • Effective organizational skills and ability to appropriately prioritize tasks

  • Ability to work autonomously and efficiently

  • College Degree

  • Pass a drug screen and background check

Position offers full benefits including: Competitive Pay, Paid Medical, Paid Vacation, 401k matching, Profit Sharing as well as discounted products and services.

If you feel like your qualifications make you an ideal candidate for this position, please forward your resume and a portfolio of past work to jobs@austinkayak.com





Job Title: San Antonio Store Assistant Manager
Post Date: 2014-12-30
Number Available: 1
Job Description
Austin Canoe & Kayak is seeking a full-time Assistant Manager to assist with day-to-day activities in our San Antonio store. If you have a passion for the outdoors, and enjoy working in a high energy retail environment this could be the perfect job for you! This position requires a person that enjoys people and selling outdoor products. ACK does not promote or encourage aggressive selling but rather informative and helpful coaching coupled with the ability to close a sale without using pushy selling techniques.

The job primarily consists of assisting the store manager and customers in store and over the phone, as well as handling Internet orders, maintaining inventory, and store upkeep. Learning and performing kayak repair and installs is a frequent task. This is an hourly position with growth potential.

Ideal candidates will meet the following requirements:
--Full-time position available
--Must be able to work weekends.

Note: Store Hours are M-F 10 a.m. - 6p.m. SA-SU 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

--great leadership skills
--attention to detail
--Internet savvy
--customer service skills
--ability to effectively multi-task
--love of the outdoors
--retail experience
--Canoe or kayaking experience is a plus
--fishing experience preferred but not required
--excellent organizational skills
--ability to lift 70 lbs. on their own
--handy with tools

If interested in the position, please reply with your resume and a brief cover letter outlining why you would be a great candidate for this position. You can also stop by our location with your resume and fill out an application Monday- Friday 10am-5pm. Phone calls will be ignored.

Application locations:
12746 Cimarron Path #152 San Antonio, TX 78249



Job Title: Austin Store Associate (PT & FT)
Post Date: 2014-11-25
Number Available:
Job Description
Austin Canoe & Kayak is seeking a sales associate to assist with day-to-day activities in our Austin store. If you have a passion for the outdoors, and enjoy working in a high energy retail environment this could be the perfect job for you! This position requires a person that enjoys people and selling outdoor products. ACK does not promote or encourage aggressive selling but rather informative and helpful coaching coupled with the ability to close a sale without using pushy selling techniques.

The job primarily consists of assisting customers in store and over the phone, as well as handling Internet orders, maintaining inventory, and store upkeep. Learning and performing kayak repair and installs is a frequent task. This is an hourly position with growth potential.

Ideal candidates will meet the following requirements:
--Full-time position available
--Part-time position available
--Must be able to work weekends.

Note: Store Hours are M-F 10 a.m. - 6p.m. SA-SU 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

--great leadership skills
--attention to detail
--Internet savvy
--customer service skills
--ability to effectively multi-task
--love of the outdoors
--retail experience
--Canoe or kayaking experience is a plus
--fishing experience preferred but not required
--excellent organizational skills
--ability to lift 70 lbs. on their own
--handy with tools

If interested in the position, please reply with your resume and a brief cover letter outlining why you would be a great candidate for this position. You can also stop by our location with your resume and fill out an application Monday- Friday 10am-5pm. Phone calls will be ignored.

Application locations:
9705 Burnet Rd #102 Austin, TX 78758



Job Title: Customer Relationship Manager
Post Date: 2014-10-07
Number Available: 1
Job Description
AustinKayak.com is growing fast and we are looking for an all-star Customer Relationship Manager to join our tribe.

Responsible for customer interface including but not limited to sales, product inquiries and order status. Maintains a customer-centric attitude while working with our Warehouse to quickly and accurately fulfill orders. Requires an understanding of Warehouse Operations, Customer Service and Inventory Management. Candidates should strive in a fast-paced environment and be willing to adapt to a flexible work schedule.

Required Skills:
  • Extremely strong organizational abilities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to follow set processes
  • Consistently meet strict deadlines
  • Superior verbal and written communication

Ideal Candidates will meet most or all of the following requirements:
  • Flexible schedule including weekends
  • Ability to work autonomously and efficiently
  • High School Diploma or equivalent; College degree preferred
  • 2 yrs. experience in a customer service or a similar position
  • Pass a drug screen and background check

Other experience that is helpful:
  • Outdoor and/or kayaking enthusiast

Compensation:
  • Full benefits including: Paid Medical, Dental, 401k matching, Profit Sharing, Paid Vacation, as well as employee discounts on gear and services.

Candidate should apply in person. If you cannot apply in person please submit a resume.

Application times are:
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Application location: 3106 Longhorn Blvd., Austin, TX 78758

Do not contact our store locations for information.

Employment Contact
To submit a resume for any one of our job opportunities, please email
ACK Jobs at
jobs@austinkayak.com
Qualified candidates that meet our requirements will be contacted for interviews. Please do not contact any one of our stores or customer service concerning any of these postings.
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