Retail Outdoor Programs Coordinator - Williston

Williston Vermont
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 13 days ago

Retail Outdoor Programs Coordinator - Williston Apply Share Posted Date: Jun-26-2019 Job ID: 14885 Job Function: Outdoor Education City: Williston State: Vermont Store: Williston What's cool about this job Do you want to play outside for a living? Are you thinking to yourself, what could be better? REI is currently hiring Outdoor Program and Outreach (OPO) Market Coordinators! You would be joining a dynamic, fun, and innovative team. Over the next couple of years we are working together toward doubling the number of participants we engage through inspiring outdoor experiences while also tightening REI’s connection in the local community. Here are the responsibilities of our OPO Market Coordinators: Assists with Manager in development, scheduling and execution of Outdoor Programs and Outreach Market Plan in alignment with our national plan Coordinates local social media and produces marketing materials to promote program Develop and cultivate relationships with community non-profits, clubs, and organizations that align with national and local objectives Responsible for ensuring effective use of financial resources Collects feedback and evaluates ROI on programs to improve future plans Build positive relationships with REI store teams to ensure support our programs Bring your passion and expertise Do you aspire to adventure? Do you thrive in the outdoors and want to help others do the same? Bring your passion to REI and help fulfill our mission to educate, inspire and outfit our customers for a lifetime of outdoor adventure and stewardship. REI Outdoor Programs & Outreach helps people experience the outdoors through education and by making it easy for people to get outside and enjoy the outdoors. We provide entry-level to intermediate-level outdoor education programs in everything from Rock Climbing to Kayaking to Mountain Biking to Navigation (and more!). Here are some skills we look for in our OPO Market Coordinators: • 3+ years’ experience with coordinating outdoor and community engagement programs (outdoor education, volunteer events, recreational events and activities) • 3+ years’ experience in event production/execution • 1+ year experience in business-focused social media program execution • 1+ year experience in handling budgets • Passion for preserving and recreating in the outdoors • Promoting REI’s customer service philosophy; ability to effectively resolve difficult customer issues • Mid-level PC skills: Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, Publisher At REI we offer an enviable work environment that has been recognized on the "100 Best Companies to Work For" list since the award's inception – 22 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place. With more than 150 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 13,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more. REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer Apply Back to job search Share