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Become a Turtle

Thank you for your interest in Turtle Fur. Turtle Fur, based in Morrisville, VT, is seeking new turtles to join our team:
Director of Product Development | Part-Time Accountant
Snow & Outdoor Reps | Fish Game Tactical Reps



Part-Time Accountant


We are looking for a numbers turtle that moves like a hare! We need an experienced, professional part-time accountant (20 hrs. per week) with strong accounting and Excel skills. We have an experienced accounting team and need additional assistance with maintaining budget to actual results on a monthly basis, journal entry postings including e-commerce transactions, tracking of financial data, comissions and royalty processing, month-end reconciliation, preparation of monthly and quarterly sales tax filings, backup to other key accounting positions, etc., to anything in between. Experience in a wholesale manufacturing envrionment a plus.

Please email your letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to bsnow@turtlefur.com


Director of Product Development


Can you design hats and accessories; do ideas spill from your brain, is Fanatically Organized your middle name; does color, texture, and pattern consume your life; do you see new markets and directions in your sleep, do you obsess about what others are wearing, can you manage and work within a team? …If yes, then Turtle Fur, a leading headwear and accessory company based in Morrisville, VT wants you.

Other titles that define this position: Head Designer/Product Developer/Merchandiser/ Brand Developer/Director of New Ideas.


Responsibilities:
- Collaboratively manage design department.
- Manage multi-season/multi-market product line development.
- Design salable, profitable product.
- Achieve company goal of 50% of sales in three years to be derived from new products.
- Stay abreast of current trends; share customer and market perspectives on a regular basis.
- Continue expansion into 4-season brand.
- Help increase sales and improve margins.
- Demonstrate strong leadership and excel at interpersonal communication with all levels of the organization.
- Build constructive and effective relationships with peers, vendors, and industry partners.
- Collaborate with manufacturing vendors, calendar and costing strategies to facilitate production planning.
- Existing sourcing relationships, a plus.
- Sales analytics.
- Oversee product quality, fit, and construction.
- Foster a team environment with strong free flowing communication.
- System and computer literate.
- Some travel: trade shows, Asia, the world.

Director of Product Development reports to Chief Turtle.

Please send resume, portfolio, salary requirements, and anything else that will make us crack our shell to hr@turtlefurgroup.com



Independent Spring-Summer Outdoor Reps


Turtle Fur, the iconic snowsports and outdoor headwear and accessory company doing business under the brands Turtle Fur, FU-R Headwear, and Vermont Originals, is seeking new RepTurtles for the Spring and Summer Outdoor Markets in the following territories:
-New England (ME, NH, RI, Eastern MA)
-New York & Mid-Atlantic (NY, PA, MD, DE, DC, VA, WY)
-Midwest (MO, NE, KS)

As an ambassador for Turtle Fur, your first and foremost responsibility will be to represent Turtle Fur with the integrity and professionalism we are known for worldwide and to build dramatically upon our 30+ years of success.

Turtle Fur has now evolved into a 4-season brand and our Spring-Summer line is an assortment of technical, lifestyle, and fashion accessories catering to the Outdoor market.

The ideal candidate is a relentless sales professional who approaches every appointment with excitement about the brands, the product, and with a well-thought-out game plan for that customer. This person (or group) loves what they do, loves to visit dealers in their stores, understands the market and is excited with new product, markets and opening new doors.


Qualifications:
- Currently sells soft lines to Outdoor dealers.
- Travels the territory extensively.
- Attends regional rep shows for both outdoor and buying groups
- Attends national trade shows including Summer OR.
- Proficient in Excel.
- Ability to make (Women’s, Men’s and Kids) recommendations and write orders for customers as needed.
- Stays connected to accounts and targets throughout the year.
- Knows the account base in the territory while constantly looking for new opportunities.


Expectations:
- Actively sell and service new and existing accounts.
- Present the line to all accounts and gain placement in dealer assortments for 2016.
- Maintain consistent communication with both sales management and customer service throughout the year on a very timely basis.
- Continually invest in your business.
- Provide feedback and insight from the field to sales management and product development.
- Submit seasonal sales plan and review with Sales Management.
- Attend sales meetings (in-person or virtual)
- Meet deadlines.

  • www.turtlefur.com
  • All inquiries should be sent to: Bryce Andrews, Director of Sales bandrews@turtlefurgroup.com

    Please put “Spring-Summer Outdoor Rep” in the Subject Line as well as the territory you or your agency cover.



    Independent Fish & Game Reps


    Turtle Fur, the iconic snowsports, outdoor, and hunting headwear and accessory company doing business under the brands Turtle Fur, FU-R Headwear, and Vermont Originals, is seeking new independent reps for the Fish & Game Markets for All US Territories.

    Turtle Fur’s recent evolution into a 4-season company has created new opportunities in the Hunting and Fishing markets. Last year, we merged the 20 year history of Nordic Gear in the hunting market with the brand strength and technical product of the Turtle Fur brand by creating our new Turtle Fur Fish & Game collection. The Spring-Summer Fish & Outdoor collection and our Fall-Winter Fish & Game collection are based upon our tremendously successful Comfort Shell ™ fabric, and our newly created Sun Shell™ fabric. These collections will expand over the next few years into a full technical, lifestyle and fashion headwear line catering to the fishing and hunting markets.

    As an ambassador for Turtle Fur, your first and foremost responsibility will be to represent Turtle Fur with the integrity and professionalism we are known for worldwide and to build dramatically upon our 30+ years of success.

    The ideal candidate is a relentless sales professional who approaches every appointment with excitement about the brands, the product, and with a well-thought-out game plan for that customer. This person (or group) loves what they do, loves to visit dealers in their stores, understands the market and is excited with new product, markets and opening new doors.


    Qualifications:
    - Currently calls on a significant number of independent Hook & Bullet dealers as well as mid-size and key account retailers.
    - Travels the territory extensively.
    - Attends regional rep shows for hook & bullet markets and buying groups.
    - Attends national trade shows including Winter and Summer OR, and ICAST.
    - Proficient in Excel.
    - Ability to make product recommendations and write orders for customers as needed.
    - Stays connected to accounts and targets throughout the year.
    - Knows the account base in the territory while constantly looking for new opportunities.

    Expectations:
    - Actively sell and service new and existing accounts.
    - Double the sales in territory within two years with existing dealers and new.
    - Maintain consistent communication with both sales management and customer service throughout the year on a very timely basis.
    - Continually invest in your business.
    - Provide feedback and insight from the field to sales management and product development.
    - Submit seasonal sales plan and review with Sales Management.
    - Attend sales meetings.
    - Meet deadlines.

    www.turtlefur.com

    All inquiries should be sent to: Bryce Andrews, Director of Sales bandrews@turtlefurgroup.com

    Please put “Fish and Game” in the Subject Line as well as the territory you or your agency cover.