Orvis Job Openings 12.28.20

The Orvis home office in southwestern Vermont is a great place to work.

Welcome to the latest edition of the Orvis Job Wall, where we update you periodically on the opportunities to be a part of the Orvis team. If you follow our social channels, you’re probably already aware of what a great place this is to work—from the beautiful office building nestled into the Green Mountains, to our dogs-in-the-office policy, to the opportunity to work with others who are passionate about dogs and the outdoors.

This installment includes three incredible digital-merchant opportunities, as well as some Fishing Manager jobs in some of the best fishing markets of the U.S.A.

Click the job titles to see a complete job listing, as well as instructions for applying. Click here to see all available job openings.

Digital Merchant for Fish/Hunt
Digital Merchant for Dog
Digital Merchant for Women’s

Digital Merchants provide the merchandising vision for one of the product categories (Women’s, Dog, Fish/Hunt) on the Orvis website. We are seeking candidates with a passion for product, retail, and an ability to drive sales in a fast-paced environment. These three Merchant positions will be part of our digital-merchandising team, and each will have the responsibility for managing the assortment, marketing, and directly overseeing merchandising of the Fish/Hunt, Dog, or Women’s category.  Digital merchandising experience is required.

Marketing and merchandising responsibilities will include key product offers and their corresponding product pages, landing pages, e-mail, shop pages, site banners, and home page. Strategies / tactics evaluated will include assortment expansion, product placement, site navigation, onsite search, engaging content, banners, e-mail product selection and promotions, and online marketing programs.

Category Marketing Manager – Dog

The Category Marketing Manager – Dogwill work to accelerate growth in Orvis Dog product sales by identifying strategies and opportunities to make Orvis the leading brand among dog owners in the US and UK. This position is responsible for the stewardship of omni-channel marketing strategy for the Dog category, as well as developing key relationships within the dog community. The successful candidate is a detail-oriented individual who can work collaboratively with multiple functional partners within the organization and strategic external partners.

We firmly believe that the only way for Orvis to achieve its vision, is to have a company culture that is supportive and inspires the individuals who will get us there. Our associates take pride in our world-class service and products, treating customers, vendor partners, and each other with integrity and mutual respect. We work in a supportive, team-oriented environment, focusing on performance, continuous improvement, and exceeding our customers’ expectations.

Assistant Merchant – Men’s & Gift

The Assistant Merchant for the Men’s & Gift division strives to enable our customer to connect with the adventure and wonder in the natural world, as well as with their family & friends.  The ideal candidate will collaborate with, assist, and support the Divisional Manager in curating seasonal assortments and will foster a strong, supportive, and energetic team dynamic. The role is focused primarily on the Consumer Direct sales channel.  Success will be measured in the category’s ability to meet the sales and profit goals, as well as the individual’s ability to contribute and execute to the category vision, facilitate cross-functional partnerships, and meet deadlines.  This is a great opportunity for someone looking to take the next step in developing a career in the merchandising field.

For more than 160 years the Orvis name has stood for outdoor traditions, quality, and customer satisfaction. We are seeking an Assistant Merchant for our men’s & gift division who will continue this tradition, while ensuring our future success with products of the highest quality that will exceed our customer’s expectations. This individual will understand and respect the Orvis brand, lifestyle, and customer and have a personal taste and affinity for Orvis product lines.

Retail Fishing Manager – Charlotte, NC; Darien, CT; Garden City, NY; Seattle, WA

The Orvis Retail Fishing Manager is a retail professional role model in attitude and appearance who drives sales and profit growth by providing a world-class shopping experience to all Orvis customers.  The Fishing Manager assists the Store Manager in all management duties of the retail store, is responsible for the daily operations of the fly-fishing department, and demonstrates excellent business acumen including visual merchandising, sales analysis, and success in selling fishing, outdoor and the wider range of Orvis products.

We are looking for managers who can establish, maintain, and promote Sporting Tradition activities that enhance our reputation in the marketplace as well as introduce new customers to this lifestyle through fly-fishing schools, casting clinics, and seminars.  The successful Fishing Manager has experience developing relationships with local fly-fishing organizations, conservation groups, Orvis Endorsed Operations, and other partners that can increase customer traffic and the use of Orvis products.

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