We're Hiring Skiers!


J skis is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages anyone that fits the required skills, experience and attributes to apply. We are eager to diversify our team, so If you're a passionate skier who's looking to get your foot in the door of the ski industry, this is a rare opportunity to start a career alongside the best in the business.

We're hiring skiers to work full time at our Intergalactic Headquarters, the home of J SKIS and SKI THE EAST retail stores, and "J BREWSKIS" family-friendly ski & snowboard themed bar, lounge. We are a local, family owned and operated ski brand recognized world-wide for its award winning product, innovative direct to consumer business model, and unique fun attitude since 2013. 


DETAILS:
Application Deadline: We're always considering new hires
Location: 247 Main St. Burlington, VT (Can NOT work remote)
Type: Full Time, Year Round
Compensation: $18/hr


BENEFITS:
- 1 free pairs of skis, free clothing and accessories from Ski The East and J skis, and deep product discounts from us and other outdoor brands
- 401k with 100% match up to 3%, and 50% match up to 2%, after 12 months of employment
- Go skiing every morning... store opens at noon!


LOCATION HOURS:
Mon-Thu 12-8pm
Fri-Sat 12-10pm
Sun 12-6pm.


RETAIL SALES & BARTENDING JOB

J skis and Ski The East have teamed up to offer customers a one-of-a-kind authentic and incredibly experiential retail store experience. You will be helping customers shop and get fitted with our latest goods, while also providing them with deeper knowledge, appreciation and connection to our products and brands.

Inside our retail store we also have ski lodge themed 40 foot wrap around bar, and 1,000 square foot lounge. You will be serving a simple menu of canned drinks, casual foods, and very strong après vibzzz to compliment the retail store and events experience.


RETAIL - RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of our product’s design, construction and intended use.
  • Provide accurate information as to why a product is best for each customer’s specific needs.
  • Assist customers through all parts of the purchase and post-purchase process.
  • Communicate one-on-one with each customer live in the store, and over the phone, email or texts.
  • Develop a complete understanding and ability to efficiently use our Point of Sale system, and online e-commerce system.
  • Be able to obtain a Vermont alcohol server certification.
  • Utilize the tools provided to ensure customer satisfaction and generate sales.

BAR - RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Check customers IDs that are ordering alcohol
  • Serve alcohol, non-alcohol drinks, and light food
  • Contribute to managing inventory and vendor relationships
  • Contribute ideas to facilitate menu and costing changes
  • Participate in ongoing training and education
  • Proactively maintain a clean and well organized work area and tools
  • Handle all day-to-day operations

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • You must be a passionate skier!
  • Must be willing to work a rotating schedule with others including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Very approachable, out going, fun and easy to talk to personality.
  • Very skilled communiator.Ability to empathize with a diverse customer base.
  • General knowledge of ski performance and other skis on the market today.
  • Strong verbal communication skills.
  • Strong sales person skills
  • Comfortable working with digital systems
  • Proficient use of online programs and Point of Sales systems
  • Prior ski service experience with demos, rental, mounting, etc. a plus.
  • Prior sales experience required (ski shop sales experience preferred).
  • Prior bar tending/backing experience is a plus.
  • Be able to obtain a Vermont alcohol server certification.
  • You must be goal oriented
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, and able to think critically and efficiently


    Please submit your resume and cover letter to INFO@JSKIS.COM

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