Join Our Team

Are you interested in working at an independent, family-owned, local gear shop? Have a passion for getting people outside? Fancy yourself a gear nerd? Well then, we want you! We typically hire folks late in the summer as we start to gear up for winter. During our busy winter season, we're looking for experienced Ski Technicians and Bootfitters (and all-around awesome people). We will always review completed applications & resume no matter the time of year to see if there's a fit on the team.

To apply, please send your resume and a completed application (linked below) to If you're applying for a specific role, please indicate that in your email.

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Current openings:

Marketing and Communications Manager

Backcountry Essentials is hiring a Marketing and Communications Manager. We are looking for someone with 1-2 years of digital marketing experience that can implement and manage a multi-channel strategy for Backcountry Essentials. As a local outdoor gear shop, we want our digital experience to replicate our in-store experience of exceeding customer expectations and connecting with our community.

We’re seeking a candidate who:

· Has experience in web design and content management, specifically on Shopify. A firm understanding of best practices for SEO, UX and mobile design is required.

· Has managed an online store and run a successful Ecommerce channel. Experience with Shopify is preferred, but relevant experience will be considered. The ideal candidate would have experience operating an Ecommerce channel for a physical retail location, knowing how to manage the inventory accordingly.

· Can implement and manage a successful social media strategy across our existing channels, and identify new channels to explore.

· Has communication experience, specifically in the form of newsletters or marketing emails.

· Has basic graphic design skills for promotions materials and branded collateral.

· Is tech-savvy and can problem solve throughout the various software systems’ and integrations we currently use.

· Has experience managing a team. This includes being able to delegate day-to-day tasks like social media or inventory management, and ensure their completion.

· Has excellent time management and work management skills, as they should be ready to work the retail floor in a pinch.

Compensation for this role is $24-$30/hr, commensurate with experience. This position is full time and may require some time on the retail floor. Our typical schedule is four 9 hr days, but this job will require some weekly flexibility. 2 year commitment required.

Floor Lead

This role requires 30+ hours of availability per week.