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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: Social Media Manager
Post Date: 2014-12-09
Number Available: 1
Job Description
The Social Media Manager will operate at headquarters on Longhorn Blvd in Austin. Job responsibilities include the management of all social media content including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google Plus and the ACK Blog. The environment is extremely fast paced and requires creativity, high attention to detail and strong organizational skills. This position will require autonomous work with the ability to self-manage to strict task-related completion deadlines.

Position Description and Responsibilities:
  • Work directly with the VP of Marketing to build online campaigns across multiple social media outlets to drive sales
  • Ensure the accuracy and consistency of ACK’s ‘unique voice’ and brand for all social media outlets
  • Maintain and grow a social media community through ongoing, consistent engagement with our customer base
  • Strategically develop a Social Media strategy through creative content that increases engagement and achieves online initiatives
  • Creating and writing engaging content for the blog
  • Assist in tracking and reporting KPIs for Social Media Strategy

Ideal candidates will meet most or all of the following requirements:
  • Proficient with Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google Plus and other social media outlets
  • Knowledge of WordPress and blogging etiquette
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Proven ability to handle a high-volume workload and manage multiple projects within deadlines
  • Effective communication skills
  • Must be organized and self-starter, self reliant with good initiative
  • Creative and a love for the outdoors
  • Efficient organizational skills and ability to appropriately prioritize tasks
  • Ability to work autonomously and efficiently
  • High School education (Bachelor’s degree preferred)

Candidates that meet initial requirements will be contacted for an interview.

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


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: San Antonio Store Associate (PT)
Post Date: 2014-11-12
Number Available:
Job Description
Austin Canoe & Kayak is seeking a sales associate 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 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:
--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.

--can speak some Spanish
--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, Texas 78249



Job Title: San Antonio Store Associate (FT)
Post Date: 2014-11-12
Number Available: 1
Job Description
Austin Canoe & Kayak is seeking a sales associate 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 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.

--can speak some Spanish
--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, Texas 78249


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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