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Career Opportunities at APS

APS, The World Leader in Outfitting Performance Sailing, is a constantly growing company that is looking for motivated sailors to join our team. With a passion for sailing and drive to provide sailors with a great customer experience, we pride ourselves on our sailing knowledge and experience.

We are in a perfect location in the heart of the maritime district of Annapolis, Eastport, where you’ll have easy access to the three major clubs in town. From dinghy to offshore, plenty of sailing opportunities await. It’s not just a job, it’s a lifestyle.

We offer competitive wages, benefits for all year round employees and fabulous discounts on our products.

We’re currently looking for:

Not what you’re looking for?

If you don’t find the right position, send your resume to Employment@apsltd.com. We’re always looking for sailors to join our crew and know that a good sailor is tough to find.



Storefront Customer Service Supervisor (Full Time - Hourly)

If you have a passion for sailing, enjoy talking to and helping people, have leadership skills, can motivate others and consistently strive to achieve goals, we need you for our Annapolis storefront. We need a leader for our storefront team. This consists of working as a solution provider, advisor and educator, helping sailors find and purchase the best product to suit their needs. Like all team members at APS, your role will focus on providing a great customer experience and creating customers for life.

Responsibilities
  • Lead team to create great experiences that will encourage lifetime relationships with our customers
  • Lead merchandising and seasonal stocking efforts to meet and exceed strategic sales goals for store
  • Greet customers in a timely professional manner and engage with everyone who enters the store
  • Provide solutions and feedback for customers with rigging, apparel and hardware questions
  • Consistently seek out new trends and product knowledge
  • Maintain a positive and motivating work environment in order to provide the best possible experience for both coworkers and customers
  • Continuously work to improve the effectiveness of the storefront
  • Perform daily maintenance in store including stocking of apparel, creating displays, and light cleaning
  • Ensure adequate staffing for weekday and weekend shifts
  • Works in other functional areas as necessary
Qualifications
  • Experience leading a team of workers to achieve goals
  • Strong organizational and follow through skills
  • Experienced and passionate about sailing and racing sailboats
  • Knowledgeable and enthusiastic about sailing and the APS product offering
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, professional manner
  • Ability to quickly learn about products, processes, and software
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work in a fast paced environment
  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 50lbs and stand for up to 8 hours
Education and Experience
  • High School Diploma required
  • Extensive sailing experience and knowledge of cruising and/or racing boats required
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher preferred
  • Experience supervising in a retail, sales or hospitality industry preferred


Interested parties should send their cover letter, resume and brief sailing resume to: Employment@apsltd.com



NEW – Storefront Customer Service (Permanent, Full Time – Hourly with Benefits)

If you have a passion for sailing and enjoy talking to and helping people, we need you for our Annapolis storefront. Our storefront team works as solution providers and educators helping sailors find and purchase the best product to suit their needs. Like all team members at APS your role will focus on providing a great customer experience and creating customers for life.

Responsibilities
  • Greet customers in a timely professional manner and engage with everyone who enters the store
  • Maintain an easy to shop and well merchandised storefront
  • Provide solutions and feedback for customers with rigging, apparel and hardware questions
  • Consistently seek out new trends and product knowledge
  • Maintain a positive and motivating work environment in order to provide the best possible experience for both coworkers and customers
  • Create great experiences that will encourage lifetime relationships with our customers
  • Works in other functional areas as necessary
  • Continuously work to improve the effectiveness of the storefront
  • Perform daily maintenance in store including stocking of apparel, creating displays, and light cleaning
Qualifications
  • Experienced and passionate about sailing and racing sailboats
  • Knowledgeable and enthusiastic about sailing and the APS product offering
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, professional manner
  • Ability to quickly learn about products, processes, and software
  • Strong organizational and follow through skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work in a fast paced environment
  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 50lbs and stand for up to 8 hours
Education and Experience
  • High School Diploma required, Bachelor’s Degree or higher preferred
  • Experience working in a retail, sales or hospitality industry useful but not required

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 - (Permanent, Full Time - Hourly)

Founded in 1991, Annapolis Performance Sailing (APS) is the world leader in outfitting performance sailors. We are a company of approximately 30 employees; and operate a retail store, comprehensive catalog with an extensive online store offering. Our products include a performance line, hardware, apparel, accessories, rigging services, apparel embroidery and more. We are a strategically driven and growing company that emphasizes efficiency and working as a team in order to enhance our customer's experience.

We are looking for solutions focused people to join our team.

Responsibilities

  • Pick, pack and ship orders within the customer promised time frame
  • Ensure boxes are packed and shipped correctly and that the customer experience is excellent
  • Be proactive about the security of APS merchandise
  • Ensure inventory is in its correct allocated location at all times
  • Receive, label and put away inventory
  • Work well in a fulfillment team
  • Work cross-functionally to support the APS team when needed
Capabilities and Attributes Required
  • Ability to attend to detail and ensure accuracy of tasks
  • Ability to work productively in a team
  • Conscientious and energetic
  • Ability to work under pressure against daily deadlines
  • Other fulfillment and facilities duties as assigned
  • High School Diploma required, College Degree preferred
  • Sailing 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.




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