Orvis Job Wall 03.05.21

The view from Orvis HQ in southwestern Vermont is inspiring (although sometimes also distracting).

Welcome to the Orvis Job Wall, where we update you periodically on the opportunities to be a part of the Orvis team. If you read this blog regularly, 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 the onsite bass-and-trout pond, to the opportunity to run into Tom Rosenbauer every day. (Of course, I get to sit right next to him.) In this edition of the “Job Wall,” we’ve got a wide variety of openings, including a bunch of Fishing Manager openings and some jobs for folks with computer or digital expertise.

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

Retail Store Manager & Fishing Manager– Houston, TX

The Orvis Retail Store Manager is the business and cultural leader of the store team, responsible for achieving sales goals, customer satisfaction, and profitability growth as well as understanding, practicing, and being a strong proponent of the Orvis brand and the company culture.  The Store Manager is a retail professional role model in attitude and appearance skilled in the art of communication and customer service, who has the ability to teach these skills to the team and ultimately lead by example.

Each of our retail stores is unique, and the successful Store Manager must be able to understand and tailor the Orvis brand presentation to the space and floor plan of the individual store using demonstrated talent in visual presentation of merchandise.

We are also seeking a Fishing Manager for the Houston store (see description below), as well as Retail Sales Associates  at stores around the country.


Orvis Flagship Store in Manchester, VT–View Larger

Retail Fishing Manager Positions

Birmingham, AL; Charleston, SC; Cincinnati, OH; Darien, CT; Destin, FL; Houston, TX; Leawood, KS; Raleigh, NC; Richmond, VA; Roanoke, VA; and Westlake, OH

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.

There are also Fishing Manager openings in Birmingham, ALHuntsville, AL; Carmel, INWestbury, NY; and Cincinnati, OH. Plus, Fishing Departments at stores around the country are looking for Retail Sales Associates.

Digital Merchant – Fish/Hunt

The Digital Merchant-Fish/Hunt provides the merchandising vision for the Fly Fishing and Wingshooting product categories on the Orvis US website. We are seeking candidates with a passion for product, retail, and an ability to drive sales in a fast-paced environment. This position will be part of our digital merchandising team and will have the responsibility for managing the assortment, marketing, and merchandising of the Fly Fishing and Wingshooting categories.  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.

Senior Email Marketing Manager

Orvis is seeking a hands-on Senior Email Marketing Manager to lead and execute the strategic vision to improve engagement, grow revenue, continue to innovate with personalization and manager the health and quality of our email file.  This position is responsible planning, executing, and optimizing all email marketing efforts for Orvis.  This role is critical to the company’s growth, customer satisfaction and continued digital transformation. The successful candidate will bring deep experience leading email program development, an understanding and curiosity about data and a strong collaborative personality. In this highly visible role, your industry experience and skills will direct the strategy, execution and toolsets used to accomplish our email program goals. Experience in email campaign management is required.

The Orvis Home Office in Sunderland, Vermont.

Merchandising Information Specialist – Fish/Hunt

The Merchandise Information Specialist for our Fish/Hunt group will contribute to our tradition of exceptional customer service, while supporting the merchandising team to ensure our future success in developing and selling products of the highest quality. This position will be instrumental in helping the merchandising team throughout the various stages of our seasonal selling cycle. The ideal candidate will be organized, self-managed, and have a keen eye for the details.

Merchant – Dog Products

We are seeking a Merchant for our dog division who will continue this tradition, while ensuring our future success with products of the highest quality that 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.

The ideal candidate will collaborate, assist, and support the Senior Merchant in curating seasonal assortments, developing seasonal and long-range business strategies, clearly communicating divisional direction throughout the organization, and fostering a strong and supportive team dynamic. Success will be measured in sales, profits, expense management, and increased brand strength/credibility.

3 thoughts on “Orvis Job Wall 03.05.21”

  1. Lots of great jobs but a bit of a commute from New Zealand. If you had anything close I would work for tackle.

  2. Aren’t you looking for fly tiers in Mexico? I have more than 10 years tying my own flies with top materials and tools. I’m willing to tie and ship my flies al over Mexico, directly to customers of yours or lodges working with Orvis. Just let me know.

  3. College fly fishing product ambassador? Social media presence and desire to promote cinswrvation and interest in fly fishing to a younger generation

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