3 Rivers Outdoor Co. is currently hiring several positions for the 2019 Spring/Summer season, including multiple part-time individuals for retail staff and a digital marketing coordinator. Please review the position descriptions below and submit applications with a resume and outdoor experience to gear@3riversoutdoor.com

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Position: Digital Marketing Coordinator: Part-Time, 10-20 hrs/week

Job Summary:  
3 Rivers Outdoor Co. is looking for a passionate and experienced individual that has a knack for storytelling and an eye for design. This person should have a basic level of outdoor experience and general enthusiasm for adventure. Familiarity and insight into local spots for hiking, backpacking, kayaking, biking is preferred. This position can be partially completed remotely, but expectations are for the Digital Marketing Coordinator to also work the floor as sales staff a minimum of 2-4 shifts per month in order to better understand the 3ROC culture, brand, and customer. This position is part-time with great industry perks, including generous gear discounts.


Please submit a resume and cover letter detailing your outdoor and digital media/marketing experience by email. Follow-up by email only, no phone calls please.


Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Work closely with the team to help to align and execute seasonal marketing strategy.

  • Brainstorm new projects and ideas for 3ROC social brand channels.

  • Assist in the hand-off and development of social media assets, and request images.

  • Assist in social media project management, including weekly and monthly posting plans.

  • Help team to publish daily to Instagram, Instagram Stories, Facebook, and YouTube.

  • Assist in managing and moderating the customer relationship, community, and conversation on Facebook, Instagram, and the blog.

  • Engage (comment and like) with influencer, ambassador, and community posts across Instagram and Facebook

  • Assist in responding to customer inquiries across Instagram, Instagram Stories, and Facebook

  • Write, brainstorm ideas, and help to create copy for the 3ROC blog

  • Help to establish guidelines for use and standards for analytics and tracking tools

  • Assist with improving SEO and improve content on the 3ROC website

  • Publish monthly events calendar to Facebook and website, and share with other appropriate organizations

  • Generate digital image and video content for publishing


Qualifications & Skills:

  • Self-starter - finds solutions, not problems

  • Highly organized and exceptional planner

  • High-energy, friendly personality with a sense of humor

  • Basic knowledge of outdoor equipment and apparel preferred

  • Attention to detail required

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or working towards, in Marketing, Social or Digital Media, English, Public Relations, Communication, or related field with a GPA of 3.0 or higher is highly desired.

  • 1+ years of Social Media experience, and a passion for social media with an active online presence

  • High degree of proficiency Google Docs Suite and Internet applications

  • Experience with social monitoring, listening, and measuring tools a plus (Hootsuite, Canva, Photoshop)

  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal,  presentation, and planning skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


Position: Adventure Ambassador (Part-time) / Retail Sales Associate

Do you love Pittsburgh and playing outside? Are you interested in sharing that passion with others?


Job Summary:  3 Rivers Outdoor Co. is looking for passionate and experienced outdoors people to help our customers find what they need for their next adventure. In-depth experience in outdoor activities required, and we are specifically looking for someone with current climbing and/or backpacking/hiking/canoeing experience. This person should be knowledgeable about different styles of trad and sport climbing and have a basic knowledge of essential backpacking/camping gear. Familiarity and insight into local spots for hiking, backpacking, kayaking, biking preferred.  Employees will be expected to work during the holidays and weekends. This position is part-time with great industry perks including generous gear discounts. Please send a resume and cover letter detailing your outdoor experience by email. Please follow-up by email only, no phone calls.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Greet customers when they walk through the door

  • Ask customers what they are looking for and provide relevant product options

  • Build rapport through conversation and honest recommendations

  • Ring up sales and upsell extra items when appropriate

  • Educate customers on upcoming store events, meetups, and trip opportunities

  • Receive and count inventory, prepare inventory for sale by hanging, folding, and tagging items

  • General housekeeping to present store in a clean and orderly condition.

  • Help to maintain the store visual standards and assist in keeping the floor stocked with merchandise.

  • Assist with in-store events including campfire nights, movie nights, or covering booths at special offsite events.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • 2+ years’ retail sales experience preferred

  • High school diploma/GED required

  • High-energy, friendly personality

  • Capable of interpreting customers’ words and showing them products that meet their needs

  • Basic addition and subtraction skills

  • Willingness to become subject matter expert

  • Attention to detail required.

  • Preference for individuals who display as self-starters

  • Availability to work a flexible schedule based on business needs, including evenings and weekends

About 3ROC:3 Rivers Outdoor Company (3ROC) is located in the Regent Square neighborhood of Pittsburgh at 1130 S Braddock Ave, a few blocks from Frick Park—one of Pittsburgh’s best outdoor spaces!  We opened 3ROC because we believe Pittsburgh is great place to live an outdoor life and want to help others enjoy adventure in Western Pennsylvania. We want to bring access to all the best brands—big or small—to our fellow outsiders, expert or novice. We sell quality, name brand equipment and apparel, and gently used gear on consignment.  We carry an array of select outdoor brands for hiking, mountain biking, climbing, backpacking, camping, paddling, SUP, and trail running. Brands include Patagonia, Black Diamond, and Rab for outfitting your more technical adventurous pursuits and Toad & Co., Mt. Khakis, and KAVU for your more casual everyday adventures. Our goal is to carry the best quality of outdoor brands as well as find brands that are currently less accessible and are also eco-conscious brands.