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At Western Power Sports, our motto is "work hard, play hard". We are seeking individuals who are passionate about life and bring that energy to their careers. As a member of our team, you will be exposed to the fast-paced powersports environment, which has experienced explosive growth over recent years. We offer competitive pay and benefits coupled with potential for career growth.

Company Culture

Love the great outdoors? Love riding anything with two wheels? Four wheels? Skis? Based in beautiful Boise, Idaho, access to the great outdoors is just outside your front door. So what is it we do? We like to say “we sell fun.” As one of the fastest growing wholesale distributors of aftermarket powersports parts, apparel, and accessories, we are a group of enthusiasts that work hard, play just as hard, and sell fun products to a nationwide network of dealers and fellow enthusiasts.

Beyond our enthusiasm for the powersports industry, we provide many perks besides easy access to a sportsman’s paradise. Take advantage of a fully groomed motocross track, during scheduled company ride days, at our on-site test motocross track; get in a lunchtime workout session at our state-of-the-art gym facility—complete with half-court basketball court; or, take part in our weekly group mountain bike ride.

What else? Well, in case you haven’t noticed already, we like to have fun around here. We value a casual office atmosphere paired with an intense competitive drive to succeed. We strive to bring our customers the best product, service and delivery in the friendliest, most helpful manner possible—while at the same time having fun and enjoying what we do. Sound like fun? Then join us!

Process

If you are interested in joining the WPS team, submit an application and resume to career@wps-inc.com. Please include the Job Title in the subject of your email and, if submitting a resume, always include a cover letter. All positions require a completed application unless otherwise stated in the job announcement. Current job openings are posted below. If we do not have a current job opening posted in your area of interest, feel free to e-mail a resume for consideration for future position openings. Download our job application (Adobe Reader 7 or higher required). You can fill the application out in Adobe Reader, save it, and then send it to the email address listed above. WPS is an equal opportunity employer and we promote a drug free workplace. A pre-employment drug screening is required.

Application for Employment application_for_employment.pdf

Current Job Openings

Marketing Director

Summary: Plans and directs marketing of organization's products and services by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

Competencies

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This job may come with supervisory responsibilities over 2-4 employees.

Qualifications

Design - Generates creative solutions; Translates concepts and information into images; Uses feedback to modify designs; Applies design principles; Demonstrates attention to detail.

Project Management - Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.

Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.

Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.

Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.

Education - Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) or five to ten years related marketing experience; or equivalent combination of both.

Language Skills - Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals and technical procedures. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills - Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions and profit percentages. Working knowledge of Excel spreadsheet, PowerPoint presentations and Word processing software is a must along with experience in Outlook and with the Internet.

Powersports Experience - Must possess a passion for motorsports and be an enthusiast. Must own one or more of the following; motorcycle (on or offroad), snowmobile, ATV or UTV. Motorcycle endorsement a huge plus, but not required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establishes strategic marketing plans to achieve corporate objectives for products and services
  • Develops and executes comprehensive marketing plans and programs, both short and long range, to support sales and revenue objectives of organization
  • Researches, analyzes, and monitors financial, technological, and demographic factors to capitalize on market opportunities and minimize effects of competitive activity
  • Develops and manages marketing operating budget
  • Plans and oversees advertising and promotion activities including print, online, electronic media, and direct mail
  • Evaluates and recommends distribution channel development programs
  • Negotiates contract terms with outside agencies, magazines and electronic media
  • Serves as liaison with outside agencies on ongoing promotional campaigns
  • Oversees development and production of promotional and collateral materials
  • Develops and recommends product positioning, packaging, and pricing strategy, together with Design and Sales department, to produce the highest possible long-term market share
  • Achieves satisfactory profit/loss ratio and market share in relation to preset standards and industry and economic trends
  • Ensures effective control of marketing results, and takes corrective action to guarantee that achievement of marketing objectives falls within designated budgets
  • Oversees and evaluates market research and adjusts marketing strategy to meet changing market and competitive conditions
  • Monitors competitive products and marketing activities
  • Oversees development and maintenance of customer database
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with industry influencers and key community and strategic partners
  • Resolves conflicts and facilitates changes in structure of marketing group to ensure objective fulfillment and swift response to marketing problems and opportunities
  • Conducts marketing surveys on current and new product concepts, and provides feedback for future product development
  • Guides preparation of marketing activity reports and presents to executive management
  • Establishes and maintains a consistent corporate image throughout all product lines, promotional materials, and events

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FLY Racing Product Designer

FLY Racing is currently seeking a talented, motivated Product Designer with ambition to design power sports apparel and equipment.  The ideal candidate is knowledgeable and experienced with the design, development, and manufacturing processes. The candidate must be able to communicate design concepts both visually and verbally, and show a thorough understanding of Product/Fashion Design practices.

COMPANY
Backed by 55 years in the power sports industry, FLY Racing has become one of the fastest growing brands in the power sports industry and is dedicated to making high-quality, high-performance apparel and protective equipment.

LOCATION
Located in Boise, Idaho.

COMPENSATION
Depends on experience.

JOB DESCRIPTION
This is a full time position that will support the Product Design team in design and development for the Street and Snowmobile segments of FLY Racing.

Competencies

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4-6 years industry experience or Bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years industry experience
  • Strong portfolio showing examples of relevant project work
  • Portfolio samples must show creative thinking, innovative designs and product development process
  • Have an outstanding ability to communicate form through 2-D means
  • Show a comprehensive understanding of the design process, manufacturing process, and production process
  • Experience in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Office. 3-D modeling would be a plus
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn and contribute in a collaborative environment with multiple disciplines

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Interest in outdoor power sports (Motorcycles, Snowmobiling, ATV/UTV, BMX, Mtn Bike, and Watercraft).
  • Strong mechanical inclination
  • Strong fashion sense

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Trend, consumer, and competitive research
  • Work through all phases of the product development process – concepts through production
  • Concept development through sketching, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, and prototyping
  • Ability to manage projects from concept to production
  • Participate in problem-solving exercises with the product design team and/or project teams
  • Present and modify designs with design team to achieve the desired end product
  • Work within specified deadlines and budgets
  • Work with vendors to develop garments and production requirements

APPLICATION
Resume and portfolio must be submitted for consideration. Submit to career@wps-inc.com. Please include the Job Title in the subject of your email.