Careers

Estes Rockets, the world-renowned leading manufacturer of innovative hobby products for the model rocket industry, is constantly looking for talented, driven individuals who are looking for careers in an exciting industry. Located in Penrose, Colorado, Estes offers great employee benefits and competitive wages. If you are looking for a great career in an awesome environment look no further!

If you are interested in one of the careers below please email your resume to Estes Human Resources (yvandyke@estesrockets.com)!

Position: Administrative Assistant (Sales Marketing)
Job Type: Full-time (40 hours per week)
Job Location: Penrose, CO

Estes Rockets, the world-renowned leading manufacture of innovative hobby products for the model rocket industry, is looking for an Administrative Assistant to facilitate the efficient operation of the the Sales and Marketing Department by performing a variety of clerical and administrative tasks and providing minor technical support.

Job Responsibilities:

·         Provides high-level administrative support to Director of Sales and Marketing and will monitor/manage a shared calendar and task list. May support other Sales and Marketing Staff.

·         Completes various new product forms for customer accounts

·         Collects data and completes reports in Excel.

·         Takes and distributes marketing meeting minutes and tracks action items.

·         Prepares and ships samples.

·         May conduct research (within skills and expertise) to assist with projects or inquiries.

·         Coordinates and schedules tradeshow/event attendance, travel, meetings, and appointments.

·         Prepares agendas and schedules for meetings, conferences, and other assigned events.

·         Responds to and resolves administrative inquiries and questions.

·         Assists with and/or completes sales expense reports

·         Answers and transfers phone calls, screening when necessary.

·         Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·         Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.

·         Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, or related software.

·         Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

·         Basic understanding of clerical procedures and systems such as recordkeeping and filing.

·         General office skills including phones, filing systems, copiers, and fax.

·         Ability to work independently.

·         Ability to work independently with minimal direction.

·         Ability to travel when needed (minimal travel)

Education and Experience:

·         Detail-oriented and professional.

·         Self-starter and self-motivate, team oriented.

·         Strong organizational, time management, and planning skills.

·         Extremely proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.

·         Basic understanding of office equipment.

·         Basic understanding of clerical procedures and systems such as recordkeeping and filing.

·         Ability to work independently and reliably.

·         Flexible and adaptable in various situations and when interacting with many different personalities.

·         Ability to organize and prioritize tasks

·         Knowledge of, or ability to quickly acquire, familiarity with the roles and function of the Sales and Marketing department.

·         Associate’s degree required; Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.

·         Three to five years of experience in an administrative role.

Physical Requirements:

·         Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

·         Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times. 

Position: Educational Services Marketing Manager
Job Type: Full-time (40 hours per week)
Job Location: Penrose, CO
Salary: Commensurate with experience

Estes Rockets is looking for an Educational Services Marketing Manager to assist the Director of Sales and Marketing with planning, creating, and executing educational marketing campaigns with an emphasis on developing strategies with the ultimate goal of meeting revenue and usage targets.

Job Responsibilities

  • Proven ability to achieve sales goals and build collaborative relationships with distributors, educational audience (teachers, school administrators, students, and parents), and community youth groups.
  • Laser focus on STEM educational opportunities and initiatives
  • Develop and present engaging educational curriculum, content, and campaigns that generate revenue to maximize program impact
  • Manage and optimize multiple media channels to drive awareness of programs by creating print, digital and social media marketing materials
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams in product development, sales and marketing to create and deliver educational programs and collateral that will support the sales of Estes product in the education market
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of K-12 and alternative educational curriculum standards
  • Maintain competent product knowledge
  • Ability to strategize and prioritize in order to meet sales and marketing goals
  • Prospect new accounts and assist with account management
  • Provide exceptional customer service

 Skills

  • Must possess strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to meet or exceed sales and marketing goals and be able to meet deadlines
  • Competent in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Plan and execute long term sales and marketing objectives
  • Able to identify problems and recommend solutions
  • Handle multiple priorities at once
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-driven, resourceful, and motivated
  • Exceptional organization and time management
  • Excellent Program Management Skills

Requirements

  • 2-5 years prior educational sales/marketing experience or business development preferred
  • Strong Prospecting Skills
  • Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Experience creating content for students, teachers, educations and youth groups
  • General knowledge of the K-12 education industry a plus
  • Minimum Education Requirements: Associates Degree
  • Preferred:  Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Marketing or Business

Position: Senior Sales Account Manager
Job Type: Full-time (40 hours per week)
Job Location: Penrose, CO

Estes Rockets, the world-renowned leading manufacture of innovative hobby products for the model rocket industry, is looking for a Senior Sales Account Manager to responsible for establishing new customers, presenting products, generating revenue, managing customer relationships and growing account sales.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Actively manage and grow key accounts in mass retail.
  • Ensures new lead generation and maintain relationships with established clients.
  • Build strong sales support relationships with purchasing agents and understand their product needs; identify and suggest products to meet those needs.
  • Develop and execute sales plans and promotional activities to drive revenue.
  • Ensures customer satisfaction through ongoing communication and relationship management; resolves any issues that may arise post-sale.
  • Maintains communication with existing and previous customers, alerting them of new products, and enhancements that may be of interest.
  • Maintains detailed reports of sales activities including sales pipeline, calls, orders, sales, lost business, and any customer or vendor relationship problems to provide real-time status reports.
  • Work with cross functional teams in order to deliver an exceptional customer experience to ensure high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Attend and represent the company at industry events and trade shows.
  • Stays abreast of all industry related happenings
  • Provides periodic sales forecasts.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent sales and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with data driven objectives and solutions.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Sales, Business, or related field OR
  • Prior consumer product sales and account management ideally in industry or product
  • At least five years of related experience preferred
Physical Requirements:
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Prolonged periods sitting in a car driving.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to travel.


Please email your resume to Estes Human Resources 

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