Position title
Fly Shop Sales Associate (Full and Part Time, Seasonal)
  • Only serious applicants with industry experience, resume, and cover letter will be reviewed.
  • Seasonal Full-Time Position – April 15th - October 15th Flexibility during the peak season to address the need for longer hours than full-time if needed. Pay is dependent on years of experience. E commerce and Retail focused.
  • Seasonal Part-Time Position - May 15th-August 15th Pay is dependent on years of experience. The ability to guide part-time, shop part-time may be available. The Fly Shop Sales Associates assists with the retail performance of the business and helps with all facets of the RIGS Fly Shop Operation in collaboration with the Fly Shop Manager, Assistant Manager, reservationists, and the owners. The fly shop sales associate must exude a positive, friendly, and confident demeanor, and is detail orientated in his/her approach. Educated on environmental issues, industry innovations, and trends a plus. Your focus will be sales within the fly shop, answering phones, assist with booking rentals/trips, and assisting the managers where needed.
  • Retail & Point of Sales System – Assist with the sales, and inventory process.
  • Reservation System & Guided Activities - Obtain an understanding of our Reservation System and the trip inventories within it to successfully process quotes and reservations for all guided activities.
  • Fly Shop Sales and Client Relations - Maximize guest experience and fly shop efficiencies via sales of merchandise, trips, and educating the public on what RIGS and the region have to offer.
  • Strong Written & Verbal Communications - Ability to articulate in the written and spoken word (spelling/sentence structure, professional presentation of self) and communicate in a timely manner. Ability to quickly and effectively document and communicate internally, all identifiable situations that may affect the outcome of our product/guest experience.
  • Computer & Technology - Proficiency/Comprehension/Retention. Strong working knowledge of windows-based programs and progressive understanding of internet systems and cloud-based storage.
  • Industry Knowledge - Background in the fly fishing industry as well as a knowledge/basic understanding of rafting equipment and safety.
  • Retail Sales Experience - Prior work experience within the fly shop and guide service industry ideal. Strong retail and customer service in both areas, as well as industry product knowledge. Consistently present the Fly Shop and outfitting business in a highly professional, clean/orderly/inviting manner.
  • Organization, Documentation & Timely Completion of Objectives  Detailed oriented with excellent time management and organizational skills. Ability to take direction and stay on task during the busy season.
Employment Type
Full-time, Part-time, Temporary
Job Location
1075 Sherman St unit 101, Ridgway, Colorado, 81432, USA
Base Salary
$18-$22 Per hour
Date posted
January 26, 2023
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