Careers

SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST

Rugged Radios in Arroyo Grande is seeking a creative, bright, articulate, and collaborative person to join our marketing team full time as our Social Media Specialist.

We are looking for a driven Social Media Specialist to attract and interact with targeted virtual communities and network users. The goal is to gradually achieve superior customer engagement and intimacy, website traffic and revenue by strategically exploiting all aspects of the social media marketing roadmap. 

Our Social media specialist should have a solid understanding of how each social media channel works and how to optimize content so that it is engaging on those channels. You will be responsible for joining relevant conversations on behalf of the brand and “soft selling” the product by providing support to current and prospective customers. 

This individual will help produce a wide variety of projects across multiple areas of focus such as Social Media, Graphic Design, Photography, Videography, Email Marketing, and other Ecommerce platforms

The ideal candidate will be diligent, and able to multitask quickly and efficiently.

This is not a remote position. To be successful and collaborative, the applicant must be willing to work on-site in our Arroyo Grande, California headquarters marketing department.

Rugged Radios is the top brand for 2-way communications in the off-road racing industry. In addition to supporting various off-road race series, we attend many of the largest off-road trade shows in the United States.

Job Responsibilities

  • Generate original and creative content for Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Snapchat, & Blog Posts
  • Communicate with followers, responding to queries and comments
  • Produce product & lifestyle photography and video and copywriting for social posts and blogs
  • Write, edit, publish, and share engaging content (e.g., original text, photos, videos, and news) geared toward off-road communications
  • Collaborate to ensure social media campaigns and postings are executed to the highest standards

Qualifications

  • Experience with the off-road recreational vehicle industry and or any industry specific arena from which we operate with comparable knowledge and or skills as agreed upon during the hiring process between the applicant and employer
  • Degree in Marketing or relevant field or in process of completing a degree or diploma-which may be substituted for “Real world” social media experience ● Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated collaboration skills across Company work groups and departments ● Fundamental experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Google Workspace ● Skilled in Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere ● Available for occasional travel to various off road races and trade shows ● Knowledge of SEO, Google Ad Words highly desired

Benefits

  • Full time non exempt hourly 40 hours weekly, Monday to Friday, some overtime ● Health and dental insurance after 90 days probation
  • 401K with 3% match eligible after one year employment
  • 24 hours sick pay yearly & seven paid holidays yearly
  • Two weeks paid vacation eligible after 90 days of employment
  • Generous Employee Rugged Product Discount

Salary: DOE

Please send your resume to ruggedcareers@ruggedradios.com or submit here:

Marketing Associate

 

Marketing Associate

Rugged Radios in Arroyo Grande is seeking a creative, bright, articulate, and collaborative person to join our marketing team fulltime, in-house. This individual will help produce a wide variety of projects across multiple areas of focus including Social Media / Graphic Design / Photography / Email Marketing / Web Design and will play a unique role in the marketing department. The ideal candidate will be diligent, and able to multi-task quickly and efficiently.

This is not a remote position. To be successful and collaborative, the applicant must be willing to work on-site in our Arroyo Grande, California headquarters marketing department.

Rugged Radios is the top brand for 2-way communications in the off-road racing industry. In addition to supporting various off-road race series, we attend many of the largest off-road trade shows in the United States.

Job Responsibilities

**Duties and requirements may shift from project-to-project. In general, the focus of the position is to assist and collaborate.**

Primary Skills

 

  • Social Media Marketing: Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok, Snapchat, Twitter, Blogs
  • Content creation for social media
  • Product & lifestyle photography
  • Writing copy for social posts and blogs
  • Graphic design for email and social media campaigns
  • Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere
  • Fundamental experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Google Suite
  • Ecommerce: Managing new products, uploading descriptions, editing product details
  • Video Filming & Editing
  • Shopify experience a plus

 

Secondary Skills

 

  • Web graphics for products on our ecommerce websites
  • Product Packaging design
  • Signage for merchandising
  • Basic comfort level to edit HTML
  • Experience with trade shows, and booth layouts
  • SEO, Google Ads experience a plus
  • Preferred background in the off-road or racing industry

 

Compensation & Benefits

 

  • Full-time hourly 40 hours week position with opportunity for overtime as needed or required
  • Your work schedule may vary depending on the needs of the company
  • Medical and dental benefits available after 90-days
  • Paid holidays, accrued vacation, and participation in our 401K program with a 3% company match after one-year employment

 

Please send your resume to ruggedcareers@ruggedradios.com or submit here:

Digital Advertising Assistant II 

No contract workers. This is an in-house employee position only. 

Looking for career growth? Bring your experience to the industry leader in two-way  communication products and accessories, Rugged Radios. 

We are looking for a full-time Digital Advertising Assistant to join our Programmatic  Advertising Marketing Team here in Arroyo Grande, California. You will be on the front  lines helping craft and implement Google and Facebook advertising campaigns, for  leading edge consumer driven brand of products. 

Rugged Radios specializes in communication products used in high noise  environments such as racing, aviation, motocross, off-road, industrial, agriculture, retail,  wholesale, fire, and police. 

Job Type: 

Full-time, Non-exempt 

Not Remote. In-house only 

No contract proposals from 3rd party vendors 

Pay: From $17.00 per hour DOE to start 

Benefits: 

  • 401(k) matching after one year
  • · Health and dental insurance after 90 days
  • Paid time off after 90 days
  • 24 hours of sick time paid yearly
  • Generous employee discount on Rugged Brand Products

Schedule: 

  • 8-hour shift. Monday to Friday. Available Overtime

Must-have qualifications: 

  • How many years of work experience do you have using Digital Marketing? How many years of work experience do you have using Social Media Marketing? Do you have a valid driver's license?
  • How many years of Marketing experience do you currently have? I understand this an in-house position and does not work remote. If hired I will be working onsite as an employee, not a contractor.

Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Please send your resume to ruggedcareers@ruggedradios.com or submit here:

Brand Ambassador Event Coordinator

Help Wanted Job Description

Rugged Radios the leader in two-way radio communications is seeking a full time position as our Brand Ambassador Event Coordinator.

The Brand Ambassador Event Coordinator assists in the planning and execution of Rugged Radios’ participation in events and tradeshows along with coordinating sponsorship and ambassador programs. They personally interact with all sponsored off road racers and influencers acting as the liaison and first point of contact.

The Brand Ambassador Event Coordinator assists in the evaluation of all events and sponsorship programs and gives recommendations to better these programs.

The position will report directly to the Race and Events Manager and Director of Marketing.

Salary range: DOE

Job Duties 

  • Evaluate, collaborate, and process race, events, and ambassador sponsorship applications
  • Coordinate travel plans, lodging arrangements, and schedule of events for staff attending event
  • Communicate upcoming events and staffing with entire company via google calendar, email, event whiteboard, etc
  • Manage event calendars and complete event prep sheets
  • Attend and execute activation based events
  • Communicate with show promoters on all event aspects
  • Process check requests for payments of booth space and sponsorship of event promoter company
  • Procure seller permits and insurance
  • Coordinate completion of contracts for ambassadors, athletes and series ● Maintain sponsorship allocation spreadsheets
  • Create strong partnerships with ambassadors and athletes to maximize return on investment
  • Complete assigned tasks associated with the day to day activities ● Assist with social media campaigns and strategies specific to ambassadors and upcoming events, email marketing, web edits, and graphic design

Help Wanted Job Description

Schedule

8 hour shift

Weekend availability

Monday to Friday

Overtime

Benefits

Health insurance

Paid time off

Dental insurance

401(k) matching

Please send your resume to ruggedcareers@ruggedradios.com or submit here:

INSIDE SALES SPECIALIST

Sales Specialist Two Way Communications

Do you have a passion for Off-Roading? Do you understand the difference between OHV’s and UTV’s? Looking for career growth? Bring your sales experience to the industry leader in two-way communication products and accessories, Rugged Radios.

We are looking for a full-time Sales Associate to join our sales team. Rugged Radios specializes in communication products used in high noise environments such as racing, aviation, motocross, off road, industrial, agriculture, retail, wholesale, fire, and police.

Known as The Authority in Communications, Rugged Radios is located on the Central Coast of California in the city of Arroyo Grande.

Working from home is not an option for this position. We feel there is a distinct advantage for our business to have our Sales Associates working in the office,

You will be on the front lines acting as an ambassador of the company to retail sales customers both on the phone and in person.

Duties, Responsibilities, & Tasks:
Receive and process order requests via email, phone or in person.
Maintain the professional image of Rugged Radios in all interactions.
Execute campaigns and strategies as directed by the Sales Manager.
Receive & process orders and ensure customer satisfaction
Progressively increase profits, conversion rates and average value per transaction.
Provide or manage all records or reports required by Rugged Radios
Assist team members and management on special projects and tasks
Continue to develop product, sales & technical knowledge.

Skills & Experience:
Powersports, Automotive or Electronics industry experience a plus
Familiarity with Google Docs, and Microsoft platforms a plus
Knowledge of QuickBooks and Shopify a plus
Knowledge of Rugged Radios Products a plus
Able to manage business documents, invoices, quotes/estimates, credit memos.
Demonstrate good interpersonal skills with customers, staff & management.
Strong selling skills and ability to retain product technical knowledge.
Highly organized and able to manage multiple projects with changing priorities.
High attention to detail, able to consistently complete tasks correctly
Experience managing business documents, invoices, quotes, credit memos.
Ability to effectively navigate the web.
Outstanding customer service skills.

Attitude & Characteristics:
A positive and proactive attitude.
Initiative to identify and resolve problems.
Demonstrates high level of integrity.
Willingness to expand knowledge base and improve business and selling skills
Exercise patience and understanding with fellow staff and customers.

Education and Knowledge:
Highschool diploma or equivalent
College is a plus
Previous employment in similar positions a plus.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

Please send your resume to ruggedcareers@ruggedradios.com or submit here:

iPhone/iPad iOS app developer - Project specific - Temp to hire

Job Description
* iPhone/iPad iOS app developer-Project specific-Temp to hire

Project:
* user interface work and api integration for existing established
iOS app project

Requirements:
* 2 to 4 week project
* fluency with macOS
* able to install and maintain iOS SDK, Xcode
* experience developing and testing iOS apps using Xcode
* all work will be done on site at Rugged Radios HQ in Arroyo Grande
* flexible work schedule available anytime between 8am-8pm, 7days
* hourly pay to be determined based on experience
* generous bonus component for high productivity and early project completion

Please send your resume to ruggedcareers@ruggedradios.com or submit here:

android app developer - Project specific - Temp to hire

Job Description
* android app developer-Project specific-Temp to hire

Project:
* user interface work and api integration for existing established
android studio app project.

Requirements:
* 2 to 4 week project
* fluency with win10
* able to install and maintain android studio, SDK
* experience developing and testing android apps
* all work will be done on site at Rugged Radios HQ in Arroyo Grande
* flexible work schedule available anytime between 8am-8pm, 7days
* hourly pay commensurate with experience
* generous bonus component for high productivity and early project completion

Please send your resume to ruggedcareers@ruggedradios.com or submit here:

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