The Orvis Job Wall for September 6, 2011

The Orvis Home Office in Sunderland VT

The Orvis Home Office in Sunderland, VT

 Welcome to the Orvis Job Wall, where we update you periodically on the opportunities to be a part of Orvis. As a friend and follower of Orvis, you likely know and appreciate the product, the brand and the lifestyle that have been integral to Orvis for more than 150 years. We firmly believe that the only way for Orvis to achieve its vision to be the most respected lifestyle brand in America, is to build a company culture that is supportive and inspiring to the individuals who will get us there. You may not have considered that Orvis, the brand you know and love, may also be a great place to take your next career step so we hope provide some insights in to our employment brand, culture, and opportunities.

This week, we wanted to shine the light on two opportunities that have to do with the fishing and hunting parts of our business. Both are located at our Vermont home office, tucked into the Green Mountains. Click the job titles to see a complete job listing, as well as instructions for applying.

1. Outdoor Copywriter

We’re looking an for assertive individual with a proven track record of driving sales through credible fly-fishing and wingshooting copy, and an instinct for communicating a succinct, brand-right sales message. This person must be creative, passionate about world-class customer service, and able to grasp and communicate the finer points of Orvis Brand DNA and the distinctive country lifestyle.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Writing copy for outdoor catalog, email, Internet, and collateral (direct mail, packaging, retail signage, brochures and other projects) with an emphasis on the Orvis outdoor brand.
  • Work with the Sales Activist manager in the ongoing development of a distinctive brand voice for the Orvis Company.
  • Work closely with catalog and web production to coordinate copy and design to the highest standards of Brand DNA.

2. E-commerce Merchant/Analyst – Fishing and Hunting

The Web Merchant/Analyst is responsible for supporting the Divisional Merchandising Manager of Fishing and Hunting in merchandising of the US and UK websites, as well as oversight into product placement, storytelling (online shop construction and development), and insightful usage of our Online Marketing Programs. This position is the liaison among merchandising, marketing, and design of our website.

Main Responsibilities: Too many to list here. Please see the job listing.

To see postings for all available jobs at Orvis, visit the company Careers Page.

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