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We’re Hiring: Ecommerce Coordinator (FT/YR) Position

Basin Sports is the oldest businesses in the Killington community. In fact, the Basin Ski Shop opened ten days before Killington Ski Resort.  For more than sixty years Basin Sports has been a premier mountain-sports retailer with a long history of outstanding customer service.

We are currently looking for someone to fill a role in our Online Department managing our online store. Basin is a fun, fast paced work environment that offers flexible hours and numerous perks. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with the ability to learn quickly. The position offers the right candidate a real opportunity to have an impact on Basin’s Sports growth and brand image.

The Start Date is Immediate. This is a full-time position with flexible hours allowing for ample time to ski, ride, and bike.

Roles and Responsibilities

The Ecommerce Coordinator will work closely with the Marketing Coordinator, as well is coworkers in insuring a cohesive professional workplace in overseeing the duties and tasks listed below:

  • Manage the e-commerce product pages and backend website content.
  • Create dynamic and creative ads with Google Adwords and Facebook Ads
  • Write product descriptions and input product data
  • Debug Products on the backend (SEO, webpage visualization, issues with variation)
  • Manage online order fulfillment
  • Manage returns and warranties for online customers
  • Provide online Customer Service via phone, email and chat

Qualifications

  • Experience working in the outdoor Industry
  • Digital Advertising and Digital Marketing Experience
  • HTML, Java and PHP coding experience
  • Experience working with WooCommerce or a related online POS system.
  • An understanding of Google Ad platforms, or the willingness and desire to become an expert in Google advertising
  • Opportunities for continuing education and professional advancement

Preferred Knowledge and Skills

  • Online Webstore Management
  • Knowledge and understanding of the ski industry and bike industry
  • B2C experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of graphic design
  • Knowledge and understanding of HTML and other basic web code languages
  • Experience with boxing and shipping and order fulfillment is preferred.

Perks

  • Pass for summer and winter at Killington Resort
  • Employee Pricing on Products
  • Flexible hours for skiing and biking
  • Get to write and create content about the latest and greatest happenings in the ski and bike industry
  • A fun working environment that wants you to to take time to try the products you write about.
  • A chance to have a real impact on the growing part of a business and a year-round job with a future in the Killington area.
  • An incentive program tied to the growth of the online business

Basin Sports, being the oldest doesn’t make you the best. Being the best makes you the oldest.

Employment Application

Apply for a position at Basin Sports by filling out our application below!
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Bike Mechanic (FT)

Basin Sports has been operating in the outdoor recreation industry since 1958. It’s Bike Shop, True Wheels Bikes opened its doors soon after Killington started offering Lift-Served Mountain Biking in the ’90s. Since then it’s blossomed into a Killington staple in the community.

Basin Sports is hiring for a Full Time Bike Mechanic for its summer season. The ideal person should be technologically inclined and able to transition into the winter season where they’d be tuning and mounting skis. Ideally, this person has 2-3 years’ experience in the Bike Industry, specifically working on Mountain and Downhill Bikes. The ideal person is friendly and passionate about cycling with in-depth knowledge about the latest technologies in the industry.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Demonstrate a professional level of customer service over the phone and to walk in customers
  • Inspect Bikes and provide detailed on the spot analysis of potential repairs and their costs.
  • Repair bikes efficiently and accurately.
  • Service bikes (bleed brakes, service suspension & dropper posts, adjust drivetrain)
  • Adjust and set up rental bikes for daily users
  • Check-in and Check-out rental bikes, and be able to accurately assess wear and tear after use.
  • Work the cash register easily (must be computer literate)
  • Move outside the service area and sell bikes on the salesfloor as well as clothing and protection.
  • Work independently and with other mechanics
  • Communicate effectively to management regarding store operations

Qualifications:

  • 2-3 Years’ Experience as a Bike Mechanic
  • Ability to build all levels of bikes from the box up.
  • Ability to stand and move for long periods of time.
  • Ability communicate with coworkers and management
  • Previous experience with various bike components, service tools, and machinery.
  • Must be able to service brakes, suspension, and droppers
  • Basic Computer Skis
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.
  • Must be able to work weekends.
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Product Content Writer- Ecommerce

Basin Sports is looking for Product Content Writers to help produce and develop product descriptions for our online store. The ideal person must be passionate about the snowsports industry and have a working knowledge about the technologies used in these products. Strong writing skills and excellent grammar is needed as well as the ability to articulate points elegantly. This position required many hours in front of a computer often, writing about products that aren’t very interesting. The ability to stay focused and stay consistent description to description is essential.

Preferably This Person Is:

  • Knowledgeable about the snow sports industry and understands the technologies used in Skis, Snowboards and Winter Clothing.
  • Is a good writer (seems obvious right?)
  • Can consistently produce the same quality writing material over and over
  • Has a basic knowledge of SEO and Keyword Search
  • Has some previous copywriting experience

Requirements:

  • Access to a working computer or laptop
  • College-level writing skills
  • Ability to work independently and remotely (though some office time may be required)
  • Willing To learn/ Flexible

 

This is a part-time seasonal position that could potentially develop into a more permanent role.
If we think you’d be a good fit we’ll follow up by asking for writing samples with specific criteria.
Please Email a Resume to socialmedia@basinski.com