Sitka Gear  Career Opportunities

SITKA® Gear Category Marketer - Big Game-181803


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 – Big Game to join our team in Bozeman, MT.
 
You 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 Big Game hunter
Responsibilities include:
  • Collaborating with internal and external partners to hone an in-depth understanding of the Big Game 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)
  • Key Stakeholder in creating and implementing (multi-channel) Big Game-focused elements of SITKA®’s Loyalty Business Plan (product, .com, retail, earned and paid media, social, etc.)
  • 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 Big Game 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
  • An experienced and passionate Big Game hunter
  • At least two years of proven experience leading people and/or projects 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
  • Have experience and appreciation of the hunting lifestyle
  • 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 Big Game industry
  • 3 years of premium brand consumer marketing experience
  • 2 years experience as a category marketing manager
  • 2 years of digital or content experience
  • 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
  • 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.)

 

SITKA® Gear Content Creative Project Manager-182318

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 Content/Creative Project Manager 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 be responsible for managing and organizing the creative department’s workflow, schedule and ensuring all projects are on time and on budget.
 
The ideal candidate will:
  • Be principled and passionate about strategic process; you live by a calendar and always, always hit your deadline
  • Be a true multi-tasker capable of managing huge numbers of projects, details and deliverables at one given time with ease
  • Have proven success as a Content/Creative Project Manager and have a deep understanding of PM systems, processes and the overall landscape
  • Have the natural inclination to be the first to identify potential problems and take ownership of corrective action
  • Be energized by organizing and keeping a world-class decentralized creative team on schedule
  • Be insanely detailed oriented
  • Be assertive in a freeform environment
Responsibilities include:
  • Being point of contact for all incoming creative department requests and deliverables; this includes all forms of creative from retail fixture graphics to photo and video shoots
  • Managing department schedules and ensure all projects are on time and on budget
  • Reviewing completeness of incoming project briefs and seek edits as needed
  • Implementing and managing of the department’s project management software
  • Performing Digital Asset Management
  • Being responsible for the team hitting ongoing project milestones to avoid last-minute fire drills
Required Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant Project Management experience
  • Significant understanding and experience with implementing project management and DAM software
  • Clear understanding of the creative and PM landscape
  • A high level of emotional intelligence and ability to lead by example in times of stress
  • Resourceful problem solver
  • Passion for excellence in Project Management
  • Follow through on commitments to internal and external teams
  • Ability to influence key internal and external stakeholders to drive initiatives to completion while successfully developing lasting relationships
  • Resourceful self-starter with an analytical mindset
  • Demonstrated:
    • Ability to strive in a fast paced, demanding, deadline-driven environment
    • Effective communication skills, both verbally and in writing
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects at the same time
  • Ability to travel (5-10%) and relocate to Bozeman, Montana
Desired Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university
  • Experience with premium-priced brands

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.)