EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Xplorer fly fishing has two employment opportunities available within our successful fly fishing distribution and retail business in Durban North. The first position is for an “Operations Assistant” to work in our import and distribution business. The other position for a “Retail Sales associate-manager” to work in our new retail Fly shop.

Operations Assistant: If you are young, enthusiastic fisherman looking to work for a small company in the Fly fishing industry with the opportunity to be involved in many different facets of operations we encourage you to check out the full job description HERE.

Sales associate/Manager: We are looking for a young enthusiastic fly fisher with solid background in all aspects of fly fishing & fly tying, with previous sales experience, to be involved in running our new Retail fly shop. Check out the full job description HERE.

Our work environment is casual, non- traditional and fast paced. We are looking for someone who will bring fresh energy and a great set of skills to the company.

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Jandi Trading/Xplorer Fly fishing Operations Assistant
Everyone at Jandi Trading-Xplorer Fly fishing has a hand in almost every aspect of the business within reason. This position has certain minimum requirements, but the position duties could vary depending on the skills that the applicant brings to the table beyond the minimum. Please be sure to mention if you have any of the additional valuable skills listed below.

Minimum Requirements
● Comfortable and skilled with technology. This may include previous knowledge of our systems but must include the ability to learn them quickly. They include but are not limited to: Gmail, Fishtube, Woo Commerce, Pastel Partner , Mailchimp, Excel, WordPress, Facebook, Facebook ads, Instagram, etc

● Great communication skills and willingness to share knowledge and be trained and accept feedback
● Willing and able to regularly lift up to 20 kg for fulfilling orders, stocking shelves and inventory organization purposes
● Willing and able to accurately and efficiently pack wholesale and direct customer orders
● Willing and able to attend trade shows and interact with customers both internally and on a retail level.
● Interest in and knowledge of fly fishing and Fly tying.
●Assist with sales and invoicing in both wholesale and retail.
●Willing to travel for Trade or retail shows when needed.

● Belief in and willingness to further the Xplorer Fly fishing mission and vision
● Organized and tidy
● Team mindset

Additional valuable skills:

Marketing
● Knowledge of and willingness to expand knowledge of marketing strategies in the fly fishing industry
● Create content for, edit and test email marketing campaigns
● Ability to learn MailChimp
● Provide and find appropriate content for social media
● Monitor social media and interact with customers on social media

Inventory Management
● Assist with ensuring inventory is accurate in systems
● Assist with purchase orders of all inventory
● Ability to run reports of inventory including values, best-selling, etc.
● Assistance in best practices for storage and accounting of inventory
Customer Service
● Provide excellent and appropriate customer service to direct and wholesale customers in person, on the phone and in writing

Compensation is dependent on experience

● Benefits-In Store discount and “pro” programs.
● Relaxed, casual work environment with great coworkers

Xplorer Fly fishing is one of the largest independent fly-fishing brands in the country. We have been in business since 1996 and pride ourselves in creating the best customer service experience. We work hard to create a positive work environment and are proud of our low staff turnover.

How to Apply: Please submit a CV to john@xplorerflyfishing.co.za. Final candidates will be contacted for a phone or in-person interview.

Jandi Trading/Xplorer Fly fishing – Sales Associate/Manager
We recently launched our Xplorer Fly Fishing Concept Retail shop at our new premises in Durban North. After 25 years of strictly wholesale distribution we have opened a dedicated Fly shop. Durban hasn’t had a specialized fly shop, offering a comprehensive range of quality fly tackle and the correct advice for over 15 years. We are looking for the right person to grow and expand business in the new shop.

This is a dynamic position that will provide the right applicant a way to grow and flourish in the Fly Fishing Industry. The specifics of the job are as follows:

Job Description
The Sales associate/manager position at Xplorer Fly Fishing requires high attention to detail and a dedication to developing a high level and diverse knowledge of fly fishing products and retail best practices. A successful applicant will be computer literate, be an enthusiastic, high energy, self-starting, creative leader and team player, with a strong retail background, emphasizing customer service. We are looking for a person that has the ability to multi-task, has strong people skills, especially as it relates to customer service and is a relationship builder. Honesty, loyalty and a positive attitude is a given.

Responsibilities
– To effectively run and grow the Retail shop business both in store and online.
-To have excellent product knowledge and customer care across a broad range of fly fishing products, fly tying, flies and services
– Maintain a diverse range of new product inventory, staying on top of the current industry trends to create a comprehensive fly shop experience.
– Replenish stock a daily basis to ensure the current inventory is accurate on the system.
– To process incoming shipments of products and equipment.
– Exercise best practices for merchandising products in order to best display fly fishing equipment, clothing, and other gear, making products visually compelling to the customer and resulting in a sales floor that is easy to shop and navigate
– To have the knowledge of and willingness to expand knowledge of marketing strategies in the fly fishing industry
– To create content for, edit and test email marketing campaigns for the Retail shop and brands
– The ability to learn MailChimp
– To provide and find appropriate content for social media
– To monitor social media and interact with customers on social media
-To comply with all Company policies and procedures
-Research and assist with developing travel and destination fly fishing trips.

Minimum Requirements
● Comfortable and skilled with technology and should to have the ability to learn quickly. They include but are not limited to: Gmail, Woo Commerce, Pastel Partner , Mailchimp, Excel, WordPress, Youtube, Facebook, Facebook ads, Instagram, etc
● Great communication skills and willingness to share knowledge, methods, techniques and tips on anything fly fishing.
● Willing and able to attend retail shows and interact with customers
● Full understanding of fly fishing, fly casting and Fly tying.
● Willing and able to plan and host fly fishing clinics, demonstrations, trips. Ability to develop a travel division.
●The ability to communicate with various fly fishing clubs and associations.
● Belief in and willingness to further the Xplorer Fly fishing mission and vision
● Ability to work weekdays 8:00am-5pm, Saturdays 8:00am-1:00pm and holidays if required.
● Outdoor industry experience is an advantage
● Avid outdoor enthusiast

Compensation:
– Full Time, basic salary with sales incentive offered
– Dependent on experience
– “Pro”-forms and in-store discounts
– Relaxed, casual work environment with great coworkers

Xplorer Fly fishing is one of the largest independent fly-fishing brands in the country. We have been in business since 1996 and pride ourselves in creating the best customer service experience. We work hard to create a positive work environment and are proud of our low staff turnover.
How to Apply: Please submit a CV to John@xplorerflyfishing.co.za . Final candidates will be contacted for a phone or in-person interview.