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Retail Operations Coordinator


Posted by Laramies Basecamp on 05/08/2024

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Fitness, Outdoor, Snow

Job Categories: Management

Company Type: Accessories, Apparel/SoftGoods, HardGoods/Equipment, Recreation, Retailer

State: WY

City: Laramie

Country: United States

Required Experience: 3 - 5 years

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: $40,000-$45,000

Required to Relocate: Yes

Required to Travel:

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within: 25 miles

Job Description & Requirements

We are seeking a dynamic individual to join our team as a Retail Operations Coordinator at Basecamp, where outdoor adventure meets exceptional customer service. The ideal candidate will be organized, detail-oriented, and passionate about providing an outstanding retail experience. As a Retail Operations Coordinator, you will be responsible for a diverse range of tasks to ensure the smooth operation of our store and the satisfaction of our customers.




Manage Shopify Operations: Monitor Shopify daily for online orders, ensuring product

information is accurate and up to date. This includes modifying product photos, adjusting sales

channels, and maintaining overall inventory levels.


Brand-aligned Signage Creation: Develop visually appealing signage that aligns with the Basecamp brand to enhance the in-store experience for our customers.


Marketing Strategies Implementation: Utilize various marketing strategies, including social media, email subscriptions, and online presence, to engage customers and drive involvement with the Basecamp community.


Order Management: Process customer orders placed via B2B channels or through representatives, ensuring accuracy and timely fulfillment. Place 'at-once' orders for low-inventory items, adhering to budgetary constraints.


Seasonal Ordering: Coordinate Fall and Spring preseason orders, adhering to set timelines for submission. Spring preseason orders are typically due June-July of the previous year, while Fall ordering occurs from January to March.


Document Organization: Maintain organized records of placed orders, preseason orders, customer orders, and ordering/catalog forms to facilitate efficient operations.


Rental Management: Handle sizing, tracking, and returns of ski, snowboard, snowshoe, and paddleboard rentals. Contact individuals with seasonal rentals at the end of the season, utilizing email reminders as needed.


Store Maintenance: Clean and rearrange the store layout to ensure a visually appealing and shoppable environment for customers.


Community Engagement Events: Collaborate with the team to create and execute events aimed at fostering community involvement and enhancing the Basecamp brand.


Staff Management: Oversee a small group of staff members by managing scheduling and delegating daily tasks to ensure operational efficiency.


Warranty Claims Management: Interface with brands directly to handle warranty claims for both store inventory and customer purchases, ensuring timely resolution and customer satisfaction.



  • Previous experience in retail operations or a related field preferred.
  • Proficiency in Shopify or similar e-commerce platforms.
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Passion for outdoor activities and a commitment to delivering exceptional customer service.
  • Experience in the outdoor industry whether it be guiding, retail, or maintenance, at least five
  • years.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of ski technician work and/or maintenance.
  • Knowledge about hard goods in climbing, skiing, trail running, hiking, backpacking, mountaineering, etc.

This position is full-time salary, exemption position which includes health insurance and an employee discount.

If you are enthusiastic about outdoor adventures and possess the skills and qualities outlined above, we invite you to apply for the Retail Operations Coordinator position at Basecamp. Join us in providing memorable experiences for outdoor enthusiasts while contributing to the success of our retail operations.

About Laramies Basecamp

Basecamp is more than an outdoor gear and rental shop. We are a team of outdoor junkies with decades of scaling the tallest peaks, carving through the deepest powder and exploring vast wilderness.