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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 Marketing | Director of Product Development | Graphic/Creative Designer
Snow & Outdoor Reps | Fish Game Tactical Reps


Graphic Designer

The Marketing Team at Turtle Fur®, a leader in headwear and cold weather accessories for over 30 years, is searching for a Graphic Designer to join us at the Turtles’ Nest (our home office in Morrisville, Vermont). The ideal candidate will possess an Associate or Bachelors degree in graphic design, communication or related area of study, and 2-4 years of design experience. You must be highly skilled in Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Bridge, Lightroom, Acrobat Pro. Knowledge of web design (HTML, CSS), video production, and social media is required, and be comfortable working with Microsoft Office applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook with familiarity working on a PC platform.
As a designer you should have experience following brand standards and be comfortable generating and contributing to creative ideas, as well as giving and receiving constructive criticism. Must be well-versed in preparing artwork for final production (print & web) and have abundant creativity coupled with the desire to explore visual ideas and brand focused storytelling, a love for the outdoors, and an impressive work ethic.
Please send resume, salary requirements, and portfolio samples to hr@turtlefurgroup.com.

Director of Marketing

Turtle Fur, a leading headwear and accessory company based in Morrisville, VT seeks a Director of Marketing who is creative, experienced in consumer product/brand advertising for both B2B and B2C, a good collaborative manager, and a team player.

Responsibilities:
- Collaboratively manage marketing department
- Help increase sales and with improved margins
- Help Turtle Fur expand into a 4-season brand
- Develop and implement a marketing plan and budget encompassing all phases of catalogs, wholesale support, digital and print campaigns, website design, imagery and brand message
- Expand and build upon our successful charity programs
- Explore sponsorships, charity, and local and national event participation
- Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of our marketing strategy and modify as necessary
- Hands on project manage the execution of all catalogs
- Work with the team to develop and execute the strategy for web and social media, ensuring content is appropriate with our brand image
- Seek new and oversee our brand ambassadors to ensure they are meeting their obligations to the brand and our expectations
- Work closely with our wholesale sales team to ensure marketing strategies are aligned with sales objectives
- 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
- Foster a team environment with strong free flowing communication
- Computer literate
- Some travel to trade shows
- Reports to Chief Turtle

Send resume, portfolio, salary requirements and anything else that will make us crack our shell to: hr@turtlefurgroup.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 Snow & Outdoor Reps

The Turtle Fur Group, 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 Snow and Outdoor Markets.

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

The Turtle Fur Group’s 3-year goal is to evolve into 4-season brands. In June 2013, to compliment our Fall-Winter collections, Turtle Fur will be introducing an all new Turtle Fur Spring-Summer Fish & Outdoor Collection based upon our tremendously successful Comfort Shell ™ line. This collection will expand over the next few years into a full technical, lifestyle and fashion headwear line 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 calls on Snowsports and Outdoor dealers.
- Travels the territory extensively.
- Attends regional rep shows for both snowsports, outdoor, and buying groups.
- Attends national trade shows including SIA and winter and 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.
- 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 “Snow & Outdoor Rep” in the Subject Line as well as the territory you or your agency cover.


    Independent Fish & Game Reps

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

    The Turtle Fur Group’s 3-year goal is to evolve into a 4-season company. This year, we are merging 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 ™ line. 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 the Turtle Fur Group, your first and foremost responsibility will be to represent the Turtle Fur Group 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.