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Summer Employment 2023 - Positions have been filled!

ESCAPE OUTDOORS IS THE ISLAND'S OUTDOOR STORE, HELPING YOU GET INTO THE WILD AND BEAUTIFUL WONDER THAT IS CAPE BRETON.

Escape Outdoors is seeking to fill two positions for summer 2022. Candidates will be creative, charismatic, knowledgeable, responsible, and dedicated. A personable and professional demeanor is essential, as is a passion for the outdoors and adventure!

Sales and Marketing Assistant

The Sales & Marketing Assistant will participate in the sales and marketing role in two manners: engage in in-store retail sales and marketing planning initiatives. The retail sales aspect will have the student directly involved in-store in personal selling with Escape Outdoors’ customer base, providing exceptional and informed customer service, maintaining store displays, monitoring inventory, placing orders, and accepting and completing warranty and returns. The marketing role will see the student participate in the business’s marketing and sales initiatives by creating and implementing promotions and marketing campaigns.
 

Hours are generally 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. five days per week (including two Saturdays per month), but occasionally, there may be requirement to work some weekends and evenings.

E-Commerce Website Developer

The developer will be trained in website development, ensuring it is easy to use and navigate, and that it includes all the functions that visitors need to select, order and pay for products. They’ll keep up to date with web technology and introduce additional functionality, such as product videos, to enhance the site. Ensure the blog is updated. They’ll oversee site maintenance, checking content and systems regularly to ensure they are working properly. They’ll update prices and product information, adding new products or removing. They’ll monitor site metrics, such as time for pages to load, site traffic leads, and analyze and recommend changes to improve performance. From time to time, this staff member will assist with in-store sales. They will also ensure all current marketing promotions and campaigns can be found on the website.
 

Hours are generally 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. five days per week (including two Saturdays per month), but occasionally, there may be requirement to work some weekends and evenings..

Position Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Preference for candidates enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree in business, business related degree, or Business diploma

  • Aware of the latest market trends and shifts in the outdoors industry, as well as projections for the future.

  • Evidence of ability to innovate and implement change successfully

  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills

  • Solid computer skills and awareness of web-based marketing and social media

  • Driven and committed to success while maintaining integrity

  • Impeccable attention to detail; writes succinctly and professionally

  • Possess command of best practices and trends in social media marketing and understand how to both build and convert a digital audience.

  • Love of dogs is an asset :)

These positions are pending funding through Service Canada. Each position is 8 weeks in duration. Start date to be determined.
 

To apply, send your resume to info@escapeoutdoors.ca

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