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Updated June 27, 2022

ABOUT PICKLEBALL CENTRAL:
Pickleball Central was founded in 2006 and quickly transitioned from a small business to the leading provider of equipment within the pickleball industry. We work closely with major manufacturers, influential organizations like USA Pickleball and local clubs, to not only provide customers with the best selection of products, but to support the development of the game overall. Pickleball has been deemed the fastest growing sport in America and we've risen to meet the soaring demand. As a company, our primary goal is to exceed customers' expectations and this can be seen in the rave reviews we receive and our sterling reputation. We value employees who can think creatively while maintaining our high standards to help customers get the most out of this enjoyable, growing, and inclusive sport.

Please note these job descriptions are not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the associate for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. PickelballCentral.com is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the role.

Copywriter/Marketing Assistant
Accounting Coordinator
Warehouse Associate/Material Handler

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Copywriter/Marketing Assistant, Position can be remote.

We are seeking a copywriter to create product descriptions for use across several eCommerce properties. We work with many of the largest pickleball equipment companies in the industry and need a talented and versatile wordsmith to concisely describe the best qualities of everything from paddles to net systems, pickleballs, apparel, sports accessories and more. This can be a remote position.

Responsibilities
• You will produce engaging copy that enhances our customer experience and helps to drive engagement, traffic and conversion.
• You will also contribute to the development of other marketing materials including writing and editing blog posts, writing copy for social media content, email newsletters, and Amazon listings. Familiarity with both short and long-form content is required, and the ability to creatively and quickly write and edit content, keeping it relevant and fresh.
• You will collaborate with our team of product, merchandising and marketing experts to help keep our production pipelines running smoothly. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, self-directed and enthusiastic, with a proven track record of managing multiple projects and varying deadlines.

Skills/Experience & Desired Qualities
• 3+ years relevant copywriting and eCommerce experience.
• College degree in English, Journalism or equivalent preferred.
• Highly functioning within a fast-paced environment.
• Excellent organizational and time management skills.
• Meticulous attention to detail.
• Strong communication skills.
• Understanding of SEO best practices.
• Autonomous and self-motivated while also being a collaborative and reliable team member.
• Friendly attitude: In addition to working with the Pickleball Central team, you may be asked to interview manufacturers, tournament organizers and other industry professionals to develop engaging content for our customers.
• Familiarity with some or all of the following tools: Volusion, Big Commerce or other eCommerce platforms, Wordpress, Amazon SellerCentral, Microsoft Office Suite, project management and email automation software.
• Quick learner: We have a tight and agile team that allows us to keep up with the rapidly changing online market and technologies. Adaptability and an eagerness to learn new systems helps us improve our workflow.
• Versatility: Pickleball is a fast-growing sport and we have successfully introduced the game to many demographics across various platforms. You will often need to repurpose content you've written to target different customers while keeping it fresh and engaging.
• Passion for pickleball: You will be working with the largest pickleball company in the world, so a love for the sport is a big plus! You will need to write from a player's perspective and develop an understanding of industry lingo. If you're new, we'll be happy to acquaint you with the game.
• COVID-19 considerations: To provide a safe work environment for our employees and their families, our in-person customers, and the community at large, we require employees to obtain the COVID Vaccine with accommodations for those with a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief that prohibits them from receiving the vaccine.

Pickleball Central Benefits
• Flexible and fun company culture
• Competitive health care, Medical, Dental and Vision available. Company pays approximately 80% of premium for employee coverage
• Vacation/sick leave
• 6 paid holidays
• Employee discounts on all products

To Apply: Please complete your application and provide your resume here.

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Accounting Coordinator, At-home/In-office Hybrid Position.

We are looking for an Accounting Coordinator for our growing department. The Accounting Coordinator is responsible for assisting the operations of the accounting department and serves as a liaison between the accounting staff and other departmental personnel or external parties. The coordinator helps with tax compliance and reporting, performs bookkeeping functions, and other administrative tasks as needed. This is a hybrid position with some in-office work required. This is a FT position with benefits.

Responsibilities:
• Assist with Accounts Payable, including post/process invoices into the accounting system.
• Validate payment requests for complete information.
• Assist with Accounts Receivables, including data entry, customer contact and collections.
• Assist with the review and reconciliation of subsidiary ledgers with general ledger control accounts including accounts receivable and accounts payable.
• Provide general administrative support to accounting functions, including filing, copying, scanning and file management of financial documents.
• Assist with special projects as requested.
• Assist with tax and compliance reporting, including 1099s.
• Maintain flexibility with work schedule and work overtime as needed.

Qualifications:
• Must have a High School Diploma or GED, AA in Accounting preferred, but not required.
• Must have excellent analytical skills and knowledge of accounting principles and disciplines.
• Previous Accounting, Billing, A/R, A/P, or other accounting/finance/billing experience required.
• Experience with ADP and Quickbooks Online preferred.
• Working knowledge of ADP Workforce Now preferred.
• Must have an intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Excel, and Word).
• Skilled in the use of personal computers, database management, and related software applications.
• COVID-19 considerations: To provide a safe work environment for our employees and their families, our in-person customers, and the community at large, we require employees to obtain the COVID Vaccine with accommodations for those with a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief that prohibits them from receiving the vaccine.

To Apply: Please complete your application and provide your resume here.

Pickleball Central is an equal opportunity employer

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Warehouse Associate/Material Handler - Pickleball Central Warehouse, Pickleball Central, 6250 South 196th St, Kent, WA 98032

Job Description:
This is a physical job that requires movement throughout the workday. We are seeking someone with energy to quickly move from project to project with high productivity. Typical tasks include:
• Accurately Picking orders from warehouse stock, shelves, or bins
• Packing orders
• Entering shipping data and applying mailing labels
• Organizing products in warehouse shelves and bins
• Checking inventory levels
• Re-stocking from overstock. This may involve climbing a ladder to obtain boxes on upper shelves.
• Cross training program – all employees of warehouse are required to learn/train in at least 2 functional areas of warehouse operations.
• Moving boxes around the warehouse using carts and/or manual pallet jack.
• Working with the customer service team to assist with order issues.
• Meeting shipping deadlines.
• Assisting to unloading shipping containers. Sometime the contents are 25-pound nets system boxes. We typically receive a container a week.
• Building kits and shrink wrap pallets for transport to Amazon. This is repetitive work that must be accurate.
• Demonstrates positive attitude and teamwork.

Qualifications:
• High school education or equivalent
• Ability to lift 50 lbs.
• Warehouse related experience (preferred)
• Proficient in math and computer skills
• Responsible.
• Read and write English.
• Attention to detail.
• Physically able to meet the demands of this position and move quickly from one project to the next.

Tools, Equipment or Vehicles: (Items used in performing job duties)
• Manual pallet jack
• Stapler, repeated action stapling bag tops
• Heavy duty tape dispenser 3” – repeated action sealing packages for shipping
• Shrink wrap film roller to wrap pallets.
• Computer data entry
• Forklift – possible in future

Physical Requirements:
• Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time.
• Lifting and caring items: constantly 0- 25lbs, frequently 25-50lbs and occasionally 50lbs+.
• Retrieving / placing items on shelves involving squatting and/or reaching for items above shoulders.

Schedule:
Monday to Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm
OR
Tuesday to Saturday 8 am - 4:30 pm

Location:
This position will work onsite in our Kent warehouse. The warehouse is not insulated and has limited heating and cooling units. Temperatures can vary from 50 – 80 degrees.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the associate for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. PickelballCentral is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the role.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $20.00 per hour

To Apply: Please complete your application and provide your resume here.

COVID-19 Advisory: To provide a safe work environment for our employees and their families, our in-person customers, and the community at large, we require employees to obtain the COVID-19 vaccine, with accommodations for those with a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief which prohibits them from receiving the vaccine.