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Retail Sales Manager


Posted by Covewater Paddle Surf on 05/13/2022

Job Basics

Industry Sector: WaterSports

Job Categories: Management

Company Type: Retailer

State: CA

City: Santa Cruz

Country: United States

Required Experience: 0 - 1 year

Business Phone: 8316007230

Job Type: Full Time


Required to Relocate: Yes

Required to Travel: No

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within:

Job Description & Requirements

We seek more than just good salespeople. We are looking for new team players that will continue Covewater’s mission, maintain existing customer loyalty, create lasting relationships with new customers, and add to Covewater’s dynamic progression into the future.

We have a full time and part-time position open at our shop located in Santa Cruz.


  • Experience in standup paddling or other water sports such as surfing, foiling, windsurfing, kite surfing, outrigger canoeing etc.
  • Retail background including direct sales with customers, answering clients phone calls and emails, and helping with visual merchandising
  • Identify equipment and instruction that best suits the needs of the customers
  • Troubleshooting various customer requests via email, phone, and in-person
  • Inventory management and merchandising
  • Working with POS (point-of-sale) systems
  • Creative approach to store display and marketing
  • Knowledge and experience in social media: advertising and creative content with photo and video a plus
How to apply:

Send resume and cover letter to:


About Covewater Paddle Surf

Covewater Paddle Surf is the only Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) shop in Northern California. Created in Santa Cruz in 2010, Covewater is dedicated to various levels of paddlers, from novices to highly competitive stand up paddlers, surfers, foilers, and wing foilers. 

Our mission is to share the passion for the sport so we seek an energetic, positive, and creative employee who is knowledgeable and can offer our customers support as they progress to more challenging levels out on the water. Our team provides professional instruction to each customer so they walk out of the store feeling confident that they will have the best equipment and basic knowledge about the sport. The Covewater team is looking to bring in new talented and dedicated employees.