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 “Junior Digital Merchandiser”

As one of the leading fishing tackle retailers in the UK, we have a growing online presence. Angling Active has a fantastic opportunity for a Junior Digital Merchandiser to join our forward thinking angling & outdoor store in Stirling.


Full time 40hrs p/w, Salary – competitive dependant on experience.

Regular weekend work.

Reports to: Office manager and Marketing manager.


Responsibilities:

  • Generate e-commerce website content
  • Improve and update existing web content
  • Write product descriptions
  • Edit product images
  • Provide sales assistance to customers via email and telephone
  • Answer incoming calls and process customer orders
  • Product research

We are looking for someone that lives and breathes fishing! As the junior digital merchandiser, you will get the chance to see, feel and breathe the newest and shiniest fishing tackle released and developed by our favourite fishing brands. Your product research will help you write epic product descriptions that evoke customer interest and purchase decisions.

Not only that, we want someone that can pass on their product knowledge and guide our customers in the right direction during their purchasing decision, whilst keeping our brand values at the forefront of their mind.

This role would suit a dedicated, self driven individual with excellent written skills and strong interest in angling and digital technology.

Working closely with our team you will be helping to maintain, update and enhance our company’s web presence.

Other tasks include providing sales and technical help to customers via email and telephone, keeping communication courteous, professional and polite. This will help provide you an insight to our demographic and help you sculpt those product descriptions. In addition, we will be looking for participation and input in team meetings on ways to improve the website and contribute towards marketing campaigns. This will allow the successful candidate an opportunity to voice their ideas to help shape the future of the company.


Skills:

  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent written/oral communication, including impeccable grammar
  • Higher English or a similar qualification is essential
  • Efficient and hardworking
  • Excellent computer literacy
  • Strong commitment to customer service
  • Confidence
  • An understanding of digital content and its impact on a company’s web presence would be an advantage
  • The ability to manage your own time and workload effectively
  • Angling experience would be highly advantageous
  • An understanding of HTML and Photoshop is desirable

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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