Posted Date: Mar-19-2019
Job ID: 13588
Job Type: Full Time
Job Function: Travel & Adventure
Store: Eastgate Headquarters
In this role, you will contribute to REI’s success by providing leadership, guidance and oversight of the REI Adventure program team. You will be responsible for supporting the successful delivery of the team’s strategic goals and operating plan. You will support the department in achieving department KPI’s including quality, sales, profitability and inventory levels. You will oversee the global product assortment, including new product and product line development, operational consistency, quality assurance, customer experience, field branding and risk management.
You will build and maintain excellent working relationships with a global network of vendors, and all team members. You will work cross-divisionally with Digital, Marketing, Legal and HR when needed to achieve mutual goals. You will hire, supervise, coach and mentor Program Managers. Models and acts in accordance with REI’s guiding values and mission.
At REI we offer an enviable work environment that has been recognized on the "100 Best Companies to Work For" list since the award's inception – 22 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.
With more than 150 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 13,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.
REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer