Rugged Radios Careers

Headquartered in Arroyo Grande, California Rugged Radios is a nationally recognized manufacturing direct company specializing in communication products used in high noise environments.
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Experience the Difference

Our commitment to delivering world-class service to every customer is unwavering. Every team member maintains a customer-centric standard that keeps our customer return rate at an industry high.

Unleash Your Potential

Be part of a team that thrives on innovation and creativity. We're on the lookout for talented individuals who are passionate about making a difference. Join us in our mission to push boundaries, spark change, and drive success.

Events Travel Team

Job Title: Travel Team Associate
Location: Arroyo Grande
Compensation Range: $16.00-$18.00 Hourly
Employment Type: Full-time


      Does the thought of a turbocharged team setting ignite your soul? If off-road racing makes your heart race and you’re ready to live life in the fast lane, brace yourself for the most exhilarating opportunity of your career!
      As a Rugged Associate and a member of the Travel Team, you play a critical role in supporting the company's presence at outside events. You will perform a variety of duties designed to represent the company professionally including handling sales, resolving technical issues, and ensuring operational efficiency while adhering to safety, accuracy, cleanliness, and organizational protocols.



• Customer service orientated
• Team player - communicative
• Outgoing personality
• Travel is in your DNA
• Navigate remote environments and locations with ease
• Open availability: Weekends & weekdays, occasional holidays
• Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to adapt to changing priorities
• Acquire and apply technical and product knowledge relevant to the job
• Maintain a safe driving record and pass a DMV driving record check

Amazon E-Commerce Expert

Job Title: Amazon E-Commerce Expert
Location: Arroyo Grande
Compensation Range: $65k-$85k DOE
Employment Type: Full-time


     We are seeking a true Amazon E-commerce Expert with extensive experience in managing and optimizing Amazon sales channels. The ideal candidate will have a robust background in Amazon e-commerce, including Amazon digital marketing and Amazon email marketing. In addition to Amazon expertise, experience in eBay management, fulfillment processes, and conversion optimization is essential. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of driving sales growth and significantly improving the performance of both Amazon and eBay online stores.



  • Manage and optimize our Amazon store, ensuring all product listings are accurate, engaging, and optimized for SEO.
  • Lead digital marketing efforts, including email marketing campaigns, to drive traffic and increase sales.
  • Coordinate with the marketing team to implement promotional campaigns and advertising strategies on Amazon and eBay.
  • Support inventory management, pricing strategies, and order fulfillment processes to ensure timely and accurate delivery.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with Amazon support and account representatives.
  • Monitor and analyze sales performance, customer feedback, and market trends to develop strategies for growth and improve conversion rates.
    Address and resolve customer service issues related to product reviews and account health.
  • Assist with accounts receivables and external affairs to ensure smooth financial operations.
  • Collaborate with the FP&A team to provide insights and reports on sales performance and marketing effectiveness.


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience managing an Amazon store or similar e-commerce platform.
  • Strong knowledge of Amazon Seller Central, FBA, and other relevant tools and platforms.
  • Experience in digital marketing, email marketing, and fulfillment processes.
  • Proven experience with eBay management and external affairs.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and make informed decisions to improve conversion rates.
  • Strong organizational and multitasking abilities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Off-Road Retail Sales Representative

Job Title: Off-Road Sales Representative
Arroyo Grande
Compensation Range:
$16.00 full-time hourly paid training with commissions after 3 months.
Employment Type:
Full-time, Temp-to-hire.


    Are you passionate about off-roading adventures and eager to transform your enthusiasm into a fulfilling career? We invite you to join our team as a dedicated and seasoned Sales Representative. This presents an exciting opportunity to chart a course toward financial success and personal development.

    Rugged Radios is a renowned manufacturer specializing in communication products designed for high noise environments. Our clientele primarily includes individuals utilizing two-way radio communication products for both recreational and business purposes, spanning a range of activities such as on and off-road recreational vehicles, off-road racing, motocross, circle track racing, industrial applications, educational settings, agriculture, fire, police, and aviation.



  • Minimum 2 years of B2B and or B2C sales experience in Powersports, off-road, automotive, or related industry.
    Availability for occasional off-site sales events at trade shows or off-road races (Expenses covered).
  • Proficiency in Google Workspace and Shopify software platforms.
  • Familiarity with Social Media particularly Instagram and Facebook along with an understanding of SEO, keyword searches and Google Analytics, with a focus on social selling.
  • Proven interpersonal skills, establishing strong connections with customers, staff, and management.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for sales, combining effective telephone skills with the retention of technical product knowledge.
  • Highly organized, adept at managing multiple projects with shifting priorities.

Paid Internship for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Cuesta College, or Allan Hancock College Students

Job Title: Paid Work Experience Internship, Tech, Support, or Business Development
Location: Arroyo Grande
Compensation Range: $16.00-$20.00 Hourly DOE
Employment Type: Full-time • Temp-to-hire


    Jumpstart your career in a dynamic and innovative environment! This internship opportunity is perfect for passionate individuals who are eager to gain hands-on experience in the offroad and communications industries.



• Enrolled student at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Cuesta College or Allan Hancock College
• Concurrent course of study in related fields such as sales, event management, technical services, manufacturing, business development, engineering or marketing
• Be socially involved in on-campus clubs or professional affiliations relating to your field of study
• High school diploma and currently enrolled in college level courses 

Events Planning Coordinator

Job Title: Events Planning Coordinator
Location: Arroyo Grande
Compensation Range: $18.00 - $22.00 Hourly
Employment Type: Full-time


      Are you an event planner or travel agent with extreme attention to detail? Rugged Radios has an exceptional opportunity for you to bring your talents to our team! We are looking for an Event Coordinator to join a team that's dedicated to providing top-notch communication solutions for extreme environments like the Baja 1000 and the Off-Road industry.
The ideal candidate will be hardworking, eager to learn, and possess a positive attitude. Our team members handle a diverse range of tasks related to events, including event travel, scheduling, and logistics.
    This is an in-house position based in the San Luis Obispo / Santa Maria / Five Cities area of the Central Coast.
    If you're passionate about delivering flawless event planning and thrive in a fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you! Join our Events team at Rugged Radios and be part of creating unforgettable experiences for both our team members and customers alike.



  • Coordinating schedules and travel plans for Company personnel
  • Booking and following up on hotel reservations and related travel arrangements
  • Managing event calendars and event preparation
  • Liaising with show promoters and Rugged staff prior to, during and after events
  • Processing and procuring check requests, seller permits, and insurance needs
  • General knowledge of the off-road industry preferred
  • Experience in event coordination preferred


  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Exceptional organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Proficiency in the Google Workspace suite of web apps, including email, Sheets, Docs, Drive, and Calendar
  • Familiarity with the Google suite of web apps, i.e. Gmail, Sheets, Docs, Drive and Calendar
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Join Our Team at Rugged Radios

Location: Arroyo Grande
Employment Type: Full-time


      Submit your resume with the link below. Include some details on how you believe your skills and talents could be an asset to Rugged Radios. We are looking forward to hearing from you!


Supercharge your career with Rugged Radios!

    Ready to rev up your professional journey? We're always on the hunt for trailblazers, innovators, and off-road enthusiasts. Show us the horsepower behind your skills and talents. Convince us why you're the perfect fit to amplify the success of Rugged Radios!
    Join our team of dynamic individuals who share a passion for the off-roadind universe. Unleash your potential and let us know what you're looking for - your adventure with Rugged Radios begins here! We can't wait to welcome you on board!

Compensation & Benefits for Full-Time Associates
Unless specified otherwise during the interview process, the majority of positions commence as temporary-to-hire positions through a local staffing agency. Once the candidate has passed a 90 day probationary period they are offered a full time position with Rugged Radios. Many of these roles are full-time hourly positions, based on a 40-hour work week, with the potential for overtime as necessary or required.

• Medical and dental benefits available after 90-days.
• Five days per year of paid sick time.
• 7 paid holidays anually.
• 2 weeks accrued vacation annually after 90-days
• Participation in our 401K program with a 3% company match, following 1 year of employment.
• A generous product discount.

CCPA Employee and Applicant Privacy Notice Disclaimer
We respect the privacy of our applicants and are committed to safeguarding your personal information. By applying for a position with Rugged Radios, you acknowledge and consent to the collection, use, and storage of your personal data in accordance with this notice and applicable data privacy regulations.


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Data Retention:
We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary for the recruitment process. If your application is successful, your data will become part of your employment record.

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By applying for a position at Rugged Radios, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy Notice. Your application is voluntary, and you may choose not to provide certain information. However, this may affect our ability to consider you for employment. Rugged Radios reserves the right to update or modify this Privacy Notice as needed to ensure compliance with data privacy regulations.