Have you got what it takes? Our staff make us who we are!

At Angling Active, we recognise that talented people are our most important asset. An ever growing and successful business established as a small father & son outfit in 1999, we are now a large team with a powerful and enviable skill-set leading the way in the recreational angling industry throughout the UK and Internationally.

With Angling Active’s business growth comes increasing investment in the people within it, and thus a genuine sense of pride within our core values is recognised amongst us and by our customers.

Our team handles every aspect of retail internally where possible. Key to this is our range of talent:
  • The knowledgeable in store sales team are ready to welcome everyone that walks in the door and establish exactly what that customer wants from his or her visit. Training schedules maximise our ability to provide credible advice and product suggestions to the already knowledgeable customer. We pride ourselves on providing the best customer service available in the angling retail industry in a relaxed and non-pressurised manner.
  • Behind the scenes we have our own, in-house dedicated team of web developers and content editors maintaining our e-commerce website. This is populated with unique and creative content and supported by marketing and media materials that are constantly produced by us, inspired by UK events, seasons and our customers.
  • The sophisticated store room has state of the art systems in place and managed full time to manipulate the huge number of incoming product deliveries into our formula of procedures and systems.
  • The phones and email help desk are managed by dedicated and fully trained representatives that continue the experience-driven service we offer across the business.
  • Lastly, the order dispatch team is committed to providing immediate turn-around of our distance sales, accurately and professionally packed and dispatched to UK and international locations.


Current Positions Available


Angling Active is seeking a full time “Backend Web Developer” in our Stirling store.

*Only candidates that can attend weekly meetings at our Stirling office will be considered for the role*

Are you a technical web developer that can deliver results and innovation to drive our business forward? Then we have the perfect opportunity for you to share your passion and expertise.

Fishing and outdoor activities have proven to have a positive impact on our mental well-being. We are looking for someone who will go above and beyond to achieve amazing results for our customers so they can continue to participate in the fishing/outdoor pursuits that they love.

Angling Active is a specialist fishing/outdoor retailer that is looking to push company-innovation through our digital channels. We are excited to offer a challenging and rewarding position to a talented individual, who can master and evolve our current and future digital projects.

We are looking for someone who thrives in a fast paced technical role and is proficient at multitasking as the position opens up a variety of responsibilities throughout the company. As we are a small team, an individual who is extremely self-motivated, with excellent self-management and communication skills would be the ultimate fit for this position.

The candidate we are seeking must have experience in e-commerce/web development. This role is highly technical and advanced knowledge of PHP, MySQL, XML, HTML, CSS and JavaScript is absolutely crucial.

The ideal candidate should be able to achieve technical solutions, diagnose broken functionalities of the website and communicate effectively to management.

This role would be fully supported by a leading UK Magento agency; the successful applicant will liaise daily with their team to help drive our eCommerce business.


Full Time - flexible hours

Salary will be competitive depending on experience

Reports directly to our company director and office manager


Must Have Skills:

  • Ecommerce background
  • API system integrations
  • PHP (Laravel), MySQL, XML
  • HTML, CSS and JS
  • GIT source control in a team environment (GitHub)
  • Knowledge of security best practices
  • 3 years experience (minimum)
Must Have Qualities:

  • Outstanding problem solver
  • Excellent communication and teamwork
  • Diverse skill set
  • Flexibility and willing to work across full stack
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Confidence in presenting technical solutions to management
  • Analytical mind and an interest in optimising performance
  • Able to self-manage tasks and responsibilities effectively
Good to Have Skills:

  • Magento 2 experience and/or certification
  • UX/UI best practices
  • Epos integration
  • Networking experience
  • Wordpress
Bonus Skills:

  • Flexibility and willing to work across full stack
  • Computer networking
  • Angling knowledge
Benefits:

  • Remote flexible working
  • Full support and training provided
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Career development
  • Laptop

All applications are to be directed to the Managing Director by email only, please apply by sending an email with a covering letter and C.V. to cv@anglingactive.co.uk

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Angling Active is a trading name of Angling Active Ltd, a company registered in Scotland. Company no: SC194095, VAT Registration No: 743015857,
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