Sales, Marketing and Merchandising Specialist
Taku Sports Group

Apply by E-mail

Posted: 01-01-2019

Closes: Until filled


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We are the Taku Sports Group, a group of sports companies established in 1987. We have 3 stores encompassing 30,000 square feet of retail space in downtown Whitehorse.

Coast Mountain Sports is the largest and most complete outdoor store in the north with every major brand of outdoor equipment, footwear and clothing.

Sports Experts is our general sporting goods store dedicated to a consumer that enjoys fitness, skiing and team sports.

Hougen's Sports Lodge is the Yukon's specialty hunting store carrying firearms, ammunition, clothing, accessories and more.
We are looking for a Sales, Marketing and Merchandising specialist.

Job Description/Duties:

• creation and execution of our social media, web and email campaigns
• selling advertising space and marketing campaigns to suppliers
• writing ad copy & designing ads for social and local traditional media
• organization and execution of events
• merchandising and creating displays on our sales floor
• creation of in-store signage, ensuring signs are posted and displayed properly and innovatively
• coordinating rep visits for events and for training needs as identified by management & buying team
• working on the sales floor as required


• experience in sales
• comfortable with PC's, including Word, Excel, and social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook, websites and other emerging technologies
• a clear understanding of marketing principles
• clear copy writing skills
• basic design training
• super organizational skills
• some graphic design an asset

The qualified applicant must be able to attend events outside the store and be available for a flexible work schedule that may include early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays. Salary commensurate with experience. Benefit package includes medical/dental and store discounts.

Contact Information: Jason Gendron, General Manager

Apply with cover letter and resume:
In Person: Coast Mountain Sports, 309 Main Street
By Email:

Sorry in advance but only those shortlisted will be contacted





Positions open: 1
Hours per Week: Full-Time
Wage: Commensurate with experience

Full Time Permanent

Application Process

Applicants must include:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Apply to: Jason Gendron, General Manager