Kayak / Paddle Enthusiast Required

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Kayak / Paddle Enthusiast Required

Post by witteringkayak »

Hi, didn't know if this was the right place to put this but thought it would make most sense given the location.

Shore are currently looking to bring on board a new member of staff with some paddle experience to be part of our store and online team. The position is full or part time candidate dependant and will be based from both our store and warehouse in East Wittering, Chichester, West Sussex PO20 8RL.

The position is perfect for someone looking to move into the action sports retail market with the role being focused around the paddle sport sector. Previous experience in a customer focused role would be advisable however previous experience in the action sports sector although preferred is not necessary. On top of being in the paddle sport hardware specialist in the store the position also has the potential to be involved in the buying and testing of all new equipment and helping to push our paddle sports marketing.

The successful applicant would be required to fulfill the below:

• Provide support and assistance to our customers that endeavours to meet their needs and exceeds their expectation.
• Utilise selling techniques and product knowledge to ensure that customer’s needs are met within our store.
• Provide an inviting and welcoming atmosphere for our customers to experience our product in a relaxed and fun environment.
• Achieve sales targets and performance development goals set individually and contribute to store targets.
• Ensure that the after sales experience of our customers exceeds their expectations.
• Present the product to our customer, utilising the visual merchandising guidance, in order to maximise sales opportunities with effective use of space and stock availability.
• Develop an in-depth knowledge of our product in order to aid our customers’ needs.
• Promote the brand and product at all time.
• Effectively process sales through the till system, ensuring transactions are managed with due care and attention.


• Have some watersports experience
• Passion for action sports
• Customer service focused
• Sales and target driven

Pay is competitive for a role of this nature.

All applications or question please fire through to Henry@shore.co.uk or call 01243 674833

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Re: Kayak / Paddle Enthusiast Required

Post by witteringkayak »

Hi All,

We have just had another role opened up for someone with some Paddle Experience. Based down in East Wittering


We are looking for a dedicated and motivated individual with some paddle sport experience to come join our e-commerce and customer service team here at Shore.co.uk. The aim of the roll is to deliver the best possible customer service and knowledge while ensuring the smooth running of the customer fulfilment part of our business while working directly under our Customer Fulfilment Manager. The key duties of the roll would include:

Providing first rate customer service over the phone and via email
Picking and dispatching mail order packages
Processing refunds and exchanges
Working with couriers and mail providers to ensure the best possible service
Providing advice and guidance on our extensive product catalogue to customers
Assisting in general warehouse and stock activities
We are very proud of the level of service we offer our customers and the ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate excellent communication and customer service skills as well as the ability to work well within a team.

With the growth in the paddle sport sector of our business we are ideally looking for some with some kind of paddling experience. We are seeing substantial growth in this area and need more team members who are actively involved in either kayaking/canoing or Stand up paddleboarding. The successful candidate will need to be able to relate to customers and be passionate about our ever expanding range of paddle sport equipment.

Benefits Include

Working for the largest independent action sports retailer in the UK
Staff discount on products
Potential to get in the sea on your lunch break, We even have a shower on site!
Free use of demo and hire equipment
Working in a great team
Competitive Salary with Bonus Opportunities

Send your CV to Henry@shore.co.uk or for an informal chat about the role please call 01243 674830

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Re: Kayak / Paddle Enthusiast Required

Post by witteringkayak »

2 More Roles have become available at Shore for anyone that is interested.


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