APS - Employment
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Employment Opportunities at APS

Annapolis Performance Sailing (APS), the premiere performance sailing retail/mail order company, is a dynamic and constantly growing company, and we're currently looking for motivated sailors to join our team in a number of different positions.



NEW - Warehouse Supervisor - Fulfillment (Full Time - Hourly)

Coordinate and supervise the activities related to the accurate flow of product through the APS warehouse with high emphasis on safety, quality and productive work environment.
  • Promotes safety and quality in all warehouse personnel functions
  • Monitors, directs and performs product warehousing and inventory management functions
  • Performs training of SOPs to insure processes are followed
  • Leads and participates on continual improvement activities
  • Works directly with Fulfillment Manager to ensure compliance with operating procedures and meet or exceed customer expectations.
  • Ensures accurate Inventory Management and implements best practices
  • Maintains a positive and motivating work environment
  • Works in other functional areas as necessary
Qualifications
  • Experience with Inventory management and IM software
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to work towards goals, collecting data and reporting
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups or customers or employees of the organization
  • Ability to teach and mentor staff to form cohesive work groups and add bench strength
  • Ability to research and correct inventory discrepancies and identify and correct core issues impacting inventory
  • Must have strong skill level in using Microsoft office as well as working in data systems
  • Ability to multitask a necessity
  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 50lbs and stand for periods of time
Education and Experience
  • High School graduate or Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university
  • 3 years previous experience working in a warehouse or distribution environment with a focus on inventory management and distribution practices

Interested parties should send their cover letter, resume and brief sailing resume to: Employment@apsltd.com, or by fax to (410)268.0527




NEW - Fulfillment Assistants - (Full Time - Hourly)

APS is looking for motivated, detail-oriented people who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment to join our fulfillment team. APS is located in Eastport, right in the middle of the local sailing action. From one-design dinghy to offshore, plenty of sailing opportunities also await. APS offers competitive wages and fabulous discounts on our products. It's not just a job, it's a lifestyle.

This is one of the most essential roles at APS. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include many aspects of shipping and receiving sailing equipment:

  • Pick, pack and ship orders
  • Open incoming boxes, verify contents and label merchandise
  • Stock incoming merchandise in the storefront or warehouse
  • Clean up and perform general maintenance and facilities tasks
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • Attention to Detail
  • Ability to work under pressure against daily deadlines
  • Independent, Team Player
  • Previous experience in a warehouse/fulfillment environment a plus
  • High School Diploma required, College Degree preferred
  • Sailing/racing experience preferred but not required
Interested parties should send their cover letter, resume, and a brief sailing resume to: Employment@apsltd.com, or by fax to (410)268.0527.




NEW - Website and Graphics Designer - Marketing (Full Time - Salary)

APS is looking for a creative sailor who is technically capable of maintaining and administering our retail website with an emphasis on content.
  • Maintain operations of our retail website
  • Propose and implement changes to improve usability and customer experience
  • Create graphics, content and layout in support of marketing efforts - online and print
  • Actively participate and engage in all aspects of our multi-channel marketing campaigns
Qualifications
  • Must be an active performance sailor
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator
  • Degree in Graphic/Web/Communication Design or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience in writing effective HTML and CSS coding
  • Knowledge of ASP.NET and/or JavaScript coding a plus

Interested parties should send their cover letter, resume and brief sailing resume to: Employment@apsltd.com, or by fax to (410)268.0527


NEW - Website Content Editor - Customer Service (Full Time -Hourly)

APS is looking for a motivated, detail-oriented person who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment to join our customer service team. APS is located in Eastport, right in the middle of all of the local sailing action. From one-design dinghy to offshore, plenty of sailing opportunities also await. APS offers competitive wages, great benefits and fabulous discounts on our products. It's not just a job, it's a lifestyle.

This job is essential to the success of our online retail site ensuring up to date and accurate product information. In this position there will be a partnership with the customer service team to provide the great customer service APS is known for.

  • Compile information and images to update our online product offering with unique information
  • Manage and execute web updates, proactively determining priorities and completing task list
  • Become an expert and be able to advise on all offered products to maximize sales and build customer confidence
  • Actively problem solve to find answers to customer’s rigging, hardware, line and gear questions
  • Answer phones and emails to create a great customer experience
  • Work with team to process returns
  • Innovate within our One Design offering to help create and source new rigging and parts
Qualifications
  • Friendly, outgoing with great communication skills both written and verbal
  • Must have firsthand knowledge of racing dinghies, keelboats and/or performance cruising
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to problem solve and seek solutions to issues
  • Able to proactively task themselves
  • Excellent sense of initiative and results oriented
  • Basic HTML
  • Basic Photoshop Skills
  • Minimum of a high school diploma
Interested parties should send their cover letter, resume, and a brief sailing resume to: Employment@apsltd.com, or by fax to (410)268.0527.


NEW - Customer Service (Full Time - Salary)

APS is looking for a motivated, detail-oriented person who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment to join our call center team. We are seeking an active performance sailor to help us to provide the industry leading customer service that we have become famous for.

APS offers competitive wages, great benefits and fabulous discounts on our products. Located in the self-proclaimed 'sailing capital' of the U.S., from one-design dinghy to offshore, plenty of sailing opportunities also await. It's not just a job, it's a lifestyle.

  • Become an expert and be able to advise on all offered products to maximize sales and build customer confidence
  • Actively problem solve to find answers to customer’s rigging, hardware, line and gear questions
  • Answer phones and emails to create a great customer experience
  • Work with team to process returns
  • Innovate within our One Design offering to help create and source new rigging and parts
Qualifications
  • Must have firsthand knowledge of racing dinghies, keelboats and/or performance cruising
  • Friendly, outgoing with great communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to problem solve and seek solutions to issues
  • Able to proactively task themselves
  • Must enjoy working with people
  • Team Player
  • Excellent sense of initiative and results oriented
  • Minimum of a high school diploma
  • Retail, sales or hospitality experience is a plus
Interested parties should send their cover letter and resume to: Employment@apsltd.com, or by fax to (410)268.0527.




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Annapolis Performance Sailing
104 Severn Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21403
(410) 268-3676