Kiefer Aquatics

Kiefer Aquatics, having recently acquired and merged with The Lifeguard Store, is the leading distributor and specialty retailer serving lifeguards, swim teams, facilities, and learn to swim programs in the U.S. market.  We support a broad selection of aquatic products from the leading brands in the industry through our portfolio of e-commerce and retail sites which include: thelifeguardstore.com, allamericanswim.com, kiefer.com, and our retail sites operating as All-American Swim, and Swim Shops of the Southwest.  Our mission is to provide the leading service, product expertise and selection serving lifeguards, swim teams, facilities and learn to swim programs everywhere.

 

Kiefer was founded in 1947 by Adolph Kiefer - US Olympic Gold Medalist, WWII Navy Instructor, and aquatics industry pioneer. The Lifeguard Store was founded in 1992 by Mark Oostman – certified Lifeguard Instructor Trainer and Division I Swimmer.

Jul 03, 2019
Kiefer Aquatics offers talented, professional, self-motivated people with great attention to detail and a substantial knowledge of the competitive swimming world the opportunity to do the best work of their lives in a dynamic, innovative, and growing company! With our corporate office located in Bloomington, Illinois and colleagues across the United States, we are proud to offer a fun, energetic, and entrepreneurial work environment.  At Kiefer Aquatics, we recognize that in order to be the best in our field, we must have the best team.  The ideal candidate will work remotely and be resourceful, a self-starter, a problem solver, and have a positive attitude even in our very busy times of the year.  This candidate will also be independent and responsible with a high level of dedication to producing quality work.  The preferred candidate will have a connection to the swimming industry, but if not, is personable, outgoing, and engaging enough to reach out and build meaningful and lasting relationships with current and potential clients. Our sales representatives respond accurately and efficiently to our clients' needs via phone and email with the goal of increasing profitability by maintaining our existing customer base and generating new customers.  Responsibilities of the position include: Knowing and understanding all products of Kiefer Aquatics Generating and following up on new sales leads Maintaining high levels of customer service Utilizing the computer and phone with accuracy and efficiency Providing accurate information to our customers regarding products and orders Maintaining a positive attitude when dealing with all customers, coworkers, and vendors Attending trade shows, regional sales events, and championship meets as needed The ideal candidate will possess the following: Two to five years in an inside/outside sales related field Excellent organizational skills Strong written and verbal communication skills Attention to detail and follow through Ability to work independently (remotely) and in a team environment Proficient use of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Windows software Great phone personality and superior typing skills Kiefer Aquatics is an equal opportunity employer that thrives on the success of our TEAM!
Kiefer Aquatics Remote Full time