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Sage Rods Seeks Marketing Manager

December 24, 2015 By: Erin Block

Far Bank Enterprise has announced the opening for marketing manager to join the team of Washington-based Sage Rods.

Read more in the press release below.  

Sage Rods Seeks Marketing Manager

Far Bank Enterprise is seeking a visionary marketing expert to join our marketing team as the Sage Marketing Manager. As the leader of the Sage brand, you will oversee, strategize, develop, and implement all aspects of Sage’s marketing efforts.

The ideal candidate is an avid fly angler, passionately engaged with fly fishing, and has proven industry knowledge and experience. We’re seeking a strategic thinker with contagious enthusiasm. Must be able to work efficiently on multiple projects and deliver high quality marketing platforms while being simultaneously creative and organized.

About Sage

Founded in 1980 by legendary rod designer Don Green, Sage was created with one idea in mind – to build the world’s finest fly fishing products. From the start, Sage has maintained that singular focus on delivering the finest performance fly fishing rods, reels, and equipment to the avid angler. We are a company of passionate anglers and craftsmen, continually seeking performance advantages through new materials, designs, and engagement with the fly fishing community. We fly fish. You can feel our passion for fly fishing in everything we do.

About Far Bank Enterprises

Far Bank Enterprises is an integrated manufacturer and distributor of fly fishing products, including fly fishing rods, reels, waders, lines, leaders, tippet, and performance outdoor apparel. Far Bank subsidiaries operate under the brand names Sage, Redington, and RIO Products. Our core purpose is to inspire, enhance, and preserve the outdoor experience through exceptional products, extraordinary customer service, and integrity, pride, and passion for our work, business, and industry.

POSITION: Sage Marketing Manager

SUMMARY

Under the direction of the VP of Marketing, the Sage Marketing Manager oversees, strategizes, develops, and implements the Sage marketing plan and marketing efforts. This includes but is not limited to all promotions, product launches, dealer support, consumer engagement, advertising, PR, social media, website/interactive, sales collateral, etc. The overarching goal is to maintain and enhance Sage’s position as the most authentic, highest quality, and best customer service brand in fly fishing.

The ideal candidate will appreciate the legacy of Sage, earned through product innovation and commitment to the fly fishing community, and recognize the opportunity to attract new anglers to the Sage brand while continuing to take care of Sage loyalists. (S)he thrives in an organic organization, with a collaborative environment within the marketing team as well as with other key departments, especially Product Development and Sales. The ideal candidate has a solid background as a marketer and is passionate about specialty, technical product.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or equivalent education
  • 5-7 years of experience in developing, marketing and selling consumer goods, with preference to fly fishing and/or outdoor products
  • Fully proficient with Microsoft Office suite
  • Understanding and ability to work in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Avid, passionate angler
  • Affinity for the “what”, “how”, and “why” specialty, technical product is created
  • Prefer strong background and contacts in the fly fish and greater outdoor community
  • Knowledge of the fly fishing industry

COMPENSATION

Salary DOE

A flexible work environment placing a premium on collaborative interaction in a fun, friendly team atmosphere. Casting fly fishing products on the dock located on the property is encouraged!

Competitive Benefits package with includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401(k) and Vacation/Sick accrual

HOW TO APPLY?

We are working with the Noto Group for this particular search. To apply, please go to http://www.notogroup.com/submit-resume/