Are you a beach enthusiast looking for your next adventure? Kitty Hawk Kites has been teaching the world to fly since 1974. We sell clothing, kites, watersports equipment, toys - anything you need for your next adventure!  KHK operates in 7 states, with over 25 locations along the east coast! We strive to be the leading company in adventure recreation and retailing, by building a reputation for fun, and excellence through dedication to customer service, quality, safety, and value.

As a leading employer on the Outer Banks for over 40 years, Kitty Hawk Kites is looking to add an Reservations Assistant  Manager to our team! This is a year round position.

Job Duties
Include the following (other duties may be assigned):
  • Provide excellent customer service in person as well as through email, phone calls, text messages, and online chats
  • Know and understand the recreational offerings that KHK offers.
  • Assist in tasks associated with recreational sales/reservations (including but not limited to the following):
    • Monitoring the Reservations multi-line telephone and voicemail systems.
    • Ensuring the Reservations systems are functioning and interfacing properly.
    • Providing activity updates to all Reservations staff and make accessible to all KHK employees.
    • Coordinating with recreational operators regarding anything Reservations related.
    • Diffusing any customer relations issues that arise related to Reservations.
    • Maintaining reservations system with accurate schedules and offerings
  • Promote, track and report daily and annual sales progress for Reservations/Recreation Group Sales
  • Training and supervision of all Reservations staff and other KHK staff that potentially book reservations.
  • Assist in scheduling and coaching of all Reservations staff
  • Managing KHK Call Center as well as onsite activity locations as needed, taking on location specific job duties. Locations include but are not limited to: Duck, Nags Head, Manteo, and Oregon Inlet
  • Actively seek out new groups that could possibly be interested in KHK adventures and or rentals
  • Organizing invoices for customers and businesses
  • Group Sales for non-Outer Banks KHK locations such as Morningside Flight Park.
  • Other Duties as assigned.

  • Previous sales experience preferred
  • CRM software experience preferred
  • Proficient at Microsoft Suite
  • Experience with adventure tourism recreation is a plus.

  • Good phone skills & able to sell on phone.
  • Good organization skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Comfortable with multitasking.
  • Strong and current social media skills and the ability to manage an account such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc...
  • Quality Customer Service skills and an attitude commiserate with the role of making an excellent first impression
  • Must be willing and able to build strong relationships with customers.
  • Must be a team player
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations with customers and clients

Working Conditions
  • The work environment for this position is generally an indoor controlled environment. Noise level is moderate; expect noises like office machines and light traffic
  • May be requested to work overtime and weekends during the company's in-season time period
  • May be requested to drive company vehicle to other locations

Physical Requirements
About 1/3 of one's time will be spent climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling. 1/3 to 2/3 of one's time will be spent standing, walking, sitting, and reaching. About 2/3 of one's time will be spent using one's hands to finger, handle or feel, as well as talking or hearing. Expect to lift up to 25 lbs. on a regular basis. Vision required: close, color, peripheral, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Some other physical demands come from continuous computer work, cash register work, sales floor work, events work, and mail order work. 

 Kitty Hawk Kites, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Department: Kitty Hawk Kites
This is a full time position

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