Careers at Sputnik & Ski Bartlett

Be a part of our passionate team of ski, snowboard and skateboard enthusiasts…

Staff Team Photo

Do you have a genuine passion for skiing, snowboarding, skateboarding, or the mountains? …. Don’t worry you don’t have to know all three, but all our staff have a genuine passion for at least one of them.

Would you describe yourself as friendly, positive and good at connecting and understanding people? … As a team we constantly strive to deliver unbelievable customer service, advice, expertise and knowledge and build long-term relationships with our extremely keen ski, snowboard and skateboard customers.

Do you have a strong desire to keep learning and sharing your knowledge and experiences? Are you looking for a long-term career opportunity and not just a job? …We are looking for people who want to make this their life, who want to be part of an exciting dynamic environment and industry that once you are part of you will never want to leave!

We are looking for people who are ready to join our team to help us build, maintain and add value to our long-term customer relationships – ultimately helping our customers enjoy their experiences in the mountains and as a result helping our company and you grow and be the best in the industry! - Our ethos is ‘Every Customer Matters’

If this describes YOU, we want you to be part of our team.

Who Are We?

We are a specialist ski, snowboard and skateboard shop, passionate about delivering excellent service, value and expert advice to our customers. Family owned and run since we started back in 1965 and have always focused on being very friendly and helpful to our customers and our extended family (…all our staff)!

Our exciting retail environment encompasses both Ski Bartlett and Sputnik Store…

Ski Bartlett was founded in 1965 and is one of the largest independently run specialist ski shops in the UK. We are a friendly family owned business, with a niche for specialist areas of the ski industry, including racing, freestyle, freeride, touring and telemark skiing.

Sputnik was founded in 1999 as a specialist snowboard offshoot of Ski Bartlett. Sputnik also encompasses skateboarding and the associated lifestyle clothing.

Ski Bartlett and Sputnik have an enviable reputation for providing specialist advice to all our customers on what is correct for their chosen discipline and ability level.

We are constantly striving to progress, improve and innovate all processes within our business, for both customers and staff, and we want every team member to be a collaborative part of this process.

Are we a good fit so far?... If YES, keep reading....

**What Is In It For YOU?!?!**

Working with Ski Bartlett and Sputnik would be the single most useful education you could get around the world of snowsports, ski and snowboard equipment and retail sales. You would literally be getting paid to learn, and contribute value in the form of your ideas, positive energy and organisational efforts. Being known as one of the best specialists in the industry, with comprehensive knowledge in just about every aspect of snowsports, means you will receive one of the most rounded snowsports educations you could get!

Salary with regular reviews, several benefits, including staff discounts, tax saving childcare vouchers, there is always an endless supply of tea, coffee and biscuits - and we sometimes even buy you lunch or breakfast! 

You may also have the opportunity to be a part of the Ski industries of Great Britain Ski Test or Spring Break Snowboard Test. A huge perk as you’ll be exposed to understanding and using various different products from the following seasons equipment and being able to transfer this first hand knowledge directly back to customers and other team members.


CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE:


Online Product Coordinator

Are you able to add value to our fast growing e-commerce website?

Are you good at following processes and inputting accurate data?

We are looking for a full-time long-term team member. 

Your responsibilities will include maintaining accuracy of content on our e-commerce site, inputting new products with the ability to write accurate product descriptions and with responsibility for website optimization, design and promotions. Your responsibilities will also include  training other team members in website product data inputting and troubleshooting.

 

You will also be responsible for liaising with our E-commerce Mail Order Department to ensure all aspects of customer orders can be processed and completed in a timely manner and troubleshoot any mail order system problems if they occur.

 

Your role will also be to manage and oversee our EPOS stock management system, ensuring accurate and consistent data inputting and ensuring a seamless link between the EPOS system and the website system. You must have the ability to troubleshoot anything that is not working, escalate them to the relevant companies to fix and then follow through to make sure they are completed. 

 

You will also be heavily involved with the future vision of using technology to streamline processes across the whole company, making it more efficient and giving a better customer experience. You will also work with the various external providers to integrate any new software and procedures into the company and help train staff on using any new systems.

 

Applicants must enjoy learning, being stretched to grow, and will ultimately be an integral part of all our sales and marketing operations.

 

Are you resourceful, systematic and driven to keep improving? Do you have exceptional knowledge of what is needed to continually progress and improve e-commerce websites, mail order departments and EPOS stock systems?

 

Essential experience in the following areas:

Graphic design software - Photoshop or similar

Website optimisation best practices and implementation

Knowledge of current e-commerce trends and website design

SEO basics and optimising content for search

 

Desierable:

Use of Google Tools such as:- Analytics and Adwords

Copy writing

Experience with EPOS or content management systems

Digital marketing best practices and implementation

 

Good at working within a team and collaborating on ideas and best practices

Be highly motivated, self-directed, efficient, resourceful and results oriented

The desire to maintain accuracy of website and EPOS content

Exceptional computer skills

Thorough, systematic approach to each task and ensuring completion

Great attention to detail

Champion at meeting deadlines

Organisational skills - constantly maintain & improve organisational systems, files and records

Have excellent & professional communication skills

You are always polite, friendly and helpful

Common sense and initiative to proactively solve problems

Be keen to learn and keep up to date with current trends and technology within e-commerce platforms and the snowsports industry

Position Available...

Full-Time Year Round

 

 

If you see yourself as a candidate, please email your CV to anna@sputnikstore.com

 


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