SITKA Gear  Career Opportunities


SITKA® Gear Regional HR Partner-182973


Description:
Gore is a technology-driven global company built on entrepreneurial innovation, integrity, and teamwork. Our diverse portfolio includes everything from high-performance fabrics and implantable medical devices to industrial manufacturing components and aerospace electronics. Through our product leadership, we've been changing lives and changing industries for more than 50 years. What can you change by joining Gore? Visit gore.com/change-life to find out.  

Job Description:
At Gore, our global teams bring together extensive knowledge and collaborate closely to create and deliver products that solve complex problems and perform in the most demanding environments. The Human Resources organization at Gore plays a critical role in support of the environment that has been recognized year over year for our innovative people processes and a culture that allows individuals to thrive and contribute.

We currently have a need for an experienced HR Partner to develop and deliver HR services for our rapidly growing SITKA Gear business in Bozeman, Montana. This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference working with current and emerging leaders, new hires and other Associates as they continue their integration into the unique Gore culture. In this role, you will partner with and provide coaching to leaders and sponsors in order to develop their own skills around associate development, performance and change management, team development and conflict resolution.

 
The ideal candidate will:
  • Be passionate about providing HR support for a world-class hunting apparel brand for men, women and youth
  • Be energized by collaborating on cross-functional teams
  • Recognize the importance of building and maintaining strong interpersonal relationships
Responsibilities include:
  • Providing coaching and consulting to leaders and associates in the application of Gore´s core people processes to drive business outcomes
  • Supporting and applying effective onboarding processes to enhance Associate engagement, pride and integration for new associates.
  • Modeling and teaching our culture by placing a high value on the belief in the individual and in the power of teams
  • Apply and develop expertise as part of a community of HR practitioners from within HR compliance, performance and team effectiveness and change
  • Diagnosing Associate relations needs to root cause, drawing conclusions and influencing leaders to take proposed actions
  • Engaging with both business and Enterprise HR teams to work on high priority projects and needs
  • Facilitating programs and workshops regarding development planning and sponsorship
  • Providing support and coaching for our contribution and compensation process
  • Facilitating conflict resolution as appropriate
Required Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant academic discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 8 years of professional work experience, at least 5 years of which have been in a professional HR role which includes employee relations, team effectiveness, and performance management
  • Experience facilitating groups / meetings and resolving conflict
  • Strong technical knowledge of HR best practices for Associate relations and capability to develop deeper understanding of employment law
  • Understanding of the impact and dynamics of change on teams
  • Excellent coaching / mentoring skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Continuous learner with the passion and ability to grow in knowledge and scope in HR competencies
  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • Effectively challenge, influence and build collaborative relationships, to exemplify direct, open, honest behaviors, and to influence these qualities in others
    • Apply HR tools and processes to enhance business outcomes
    • Apply critical thinking to effective problem solving and negotiate win-win outcomes
  Desired Job Qualifications:
  • SPHR,CP or equivalent SHRM or HR certification
  • Experience:
    • Providing HR support and cultural integration within high growth businesses
    • Delivering work through effective collaboration within a matrix ed HR environment across centers of expertise, service centers and HR business partners
    • With virtual working and communication best practices and approaches
    • Working in a consumer goods business

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Gore is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of drug and background screening.
Gore requires all applicants to be eligible to work within the US. Gore generally will not sponsor visas unless otherwise noted on the position description.
Gore is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer. (Applies to all positions in the U.S.)

SITKA® Gear Category Marketer - Whitetail-183149


Description:
Gore is a technology-driven global company built on entrepreneurial innovation, integrity, and teamwork. Our diverse portfolio includes everything from high-performance fabrics and implantable medical devices to industrial manufacturing components and aerospace electronics. Through our product leadership, we've been changing lives and changing industries for more than 50 years. What can you change by joining Gore? Visit gore.com/change-life to find out.
 
Job Description:
Best-known as the manufacturer of GORE-TEX® fabrics for garments and footwear, Gore manufactures a wide range of high-performance fabrics engineered to protect wearers in demanding environments—from explorers on the North Pole to firefighters, soldiers, and emergency workers. We are looking for a Category Marketer to join our Sitka® team in Bozeman, Montana. If you are searching for a company where you can make a difference, we're looking for you.

 
The ideal candidate will:
  • Have experience in and excitement for the marketing of high-performance hunting gear
  • Have experience taking consumer insights through the commercialization process and executing multi-channel go to market strategies
  • Be skilled at integrating a diverse group into a cohesive team focused upon achieving a singular objective
  • Be an experienced and passionate whitetail hunter
Responsibilities include:
  • Collaborating with internal and external partners to hone an in-depth understanding of the whitetail hunting consumer and market
  • Partnering with the Category Product Team to create the 3-year strategic plan for the category, including Annual Marketing Plan (Tactical Activation Plan)
  • Aligning internal associates across product, sales, marketing and other cross-functional partners (i.e. serve as a liaison between Product and overall Marketing team ensuring all marketing touch points have the information they need to execute effectively)
  • Developing and implementing new product go-to-market initiatives, including writing briefs, helping to manage the development timeline, and budgets
  • Ensuring authenticity of the SITKA® brand voice across all consumer touch-points
  • Identifying and managing influential relationships across the whitetail industry, including athletes, conservation organizations, media, and Gore Optifade™ / Brand partners
  • Continuous tracking of metrics to evaluate SITKA®’s effectiveness in reaching the target segment (consumer research, consumer focus groups, business analysis, etc.)
Required Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience leveraging market research, opportunity-assessment tools, project reviews, and stage-gate development processes to critically analyze business opportunities and/or new product/applications
  • Experience creating and executing go-to-market strategies
  • An experienced and passionate whitetail hunter
  • At least five years of proven experience leading projects and influencing stakeholders from ideation through launch
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent teaming, influencing, and interpersonal skills proven to effectively collaborate internally and externally
  • Creative, proven self-starter
  • Ability to:
    • Adapt and change direction/approach when necessary<
    • Effectively collaborate internally and externally
    • Navigate early-stage development when working with limited data
    • Work reliably with remote team members
    • Travel up to 30% (hunts, influencer meetings, industry shows, etc.)
    • Willingness to relocate to Bozeman, MT
  Desired Job Qualifications:
  • Marketing or Business degree
  • Portfolio of connections within the whitetail industry
  • 5 years of premium brand consumer marketing experience
  • 5 years’ experience as a category marketing manager
  • 3 years’ of digital or content experience
  • Prior experience:
    • Working with premium consumer goods
    • Developing or marketing technical outerwear
    • Working in the hunting channel
    • Managing external agencies

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Gore is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of drug and background screening.
Gore requires all applicants to be eligible to work within the US. Gore generally will not sponsor visas unless otherwise noted on the position description.
Gore is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer. (Applies to all positions in the U.S.)

SITKA® Consumer Experience Leader-182561



Description:
Gore is a technology-driven global company built on entrepreneurial innovation, integrity, and teamwork. Our diverse portfolio includes everything from high-performance fabrics and implantable medical devices to industrial manufacturing components and aerospace electronics. Through our product leadership, we've been changing lives and changing industries for more than 50 years. What can you change by joining Gore? Visit gore.com/change-life to find out.
 
Job Description:
Best-known as the manufacturer of GORE-TEX® fabrics for garments and footwear, Gore manufactures a wide range of high-performance fabrics engineered to protect wearers in demanding environments—from explorers on the North Pole to firefighters, soldiers, and emergency workers. We are looking for a Consumer Experience Leader to join our Sitka® team in Bozeman, Montana.
 
If you are searching for a company where you can make a difference, we're looking for you. In this role, you will ensure that organization delivers the right product, at the right time, at the right place profitably and aligned with the Sitka® Plan.
 
The ideal candidate will:
  • Be passionate about providing support for a world-class consumer brand
  • Be energized by collaborating on cross-functional and cross-regional teams
  • Recognize the importance of building and maintaining strong interpersonal relationships
Responsibilities include:
  • Developing and executing best-in-class methods in Sales, Marketing and Merchandising strategies that achieve desired results in a multi-channel distribution strategy, forecasting, and budgeting that align and meet SITKA objectives and revenue growth expectations
  • Leading a cross functional Go To Market (GTM) strategy with the expectation of increasing consumer engagement in all channels of distribution
  • Partnering with design team to curate a more focused brand identity through better assortments while also embracing best-selling styles and reorders of known winners
  • Partnering with planning team to create and present a Seasonal SKU plan to design team, ensure there is a clear strategy and direction for the season.
  • Defining optimal wholesale sales force and D2C model, infrastructure, and account strategies to improve and scale operations profitably
  • Supporting and collaborating with the Product Management and Marketing Teams in providing market and product feedback, channel marketing programs, and execute new product launches aligned to the editorial calendar
  • Leverage reporting and data to drive actions that deliver improved consumer engagement results – prospects to cheerleaders
Required Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree; (preferably in business, marketing or related field)
  • At least 10 years of experience in marketing, ecommerce, wholesale, retail or merchandising
  • Experience leading and coaching individuals and teams
  • Strong collaboration, co-creation, and influencing skills demonstrated across different levels and functions
  • Experience working in cross functional teams and in a matrix organization
  • Experience in delivering and measuring KPIs from multi-channel strategies and investments
  • Experience leading (or as part of a team leading) conceiving, designing, building and driving strategy
  • Data driven, with strong process orientation
  • Ability to travel up to 40%
  • Willingness to relocate to Bozeman, MT
Desired Job Qualifications:
  • MBA
  • 15 years of experience in marketing, ecommerce, wholesale, retail or merchandising

Apply Online


Gore is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of drug and background screening.
Gore requires all applicants to be eligible to work within the US. Gore generally will not sponsor visas unless otherwise noted on the position description.
Gore is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer. (Applies to all positions in the U.S.)