BackRoads Brews + Shoes

Job Title: Retail Associate and Taproom Server — Full-Time

BackRoads Brews + Shoes is a specialty running retail store and taproom focused on providing an excellent customer experience and establishing and maintaining a strong store community. The BackRoads Taproom adds a unique in-store experience for our customers by providing a place to socialize and be part of a broader community. BackRoads carries a wide selection of footwear and gear for both running and walking and has established a prominent running group. BackRoads is searching for a motivated individual interested in being part of the running community and the sporting goods industry.

Job Type: Full-time with potential for promotions. 40 hours per week and will need to be flexible for weekend shifts. Position will tentatively start December 4th, 2023.

Wage: Salary commensurate with experience.


  • Meet with the store manager and store owner on a weekly bases regarding any work related items. Be available to collaborate with the store manager each scheduled work day.
  • Represent the BackRoads brand in-store and at events.
  • Ensure all customers have a great in-store experience.
  • Merchandise new product as it arrives.
  • Maintain an organized, fresh and clean retail space.
  • Process Online sales using Shopify.
  • Provide customer support through phone and email.
  • Serve Customers as Barista and Bartender.
  • Conduct opening and closing procedures.
  • Stock and organize inventory room.
  • Be knowledgable on all store products.
  • Conduct shoe fittings and provide technical information.
  • Educate customers as they shop for clothing, gear, etc.
  • Contribute to store social media accounts when necessary.
  • Process in-store purchases for retail and taproom items.
  • Help execute and be present at store events.
  • Help with store run groups.


  • Computer savvy
  • Independent worker
  • Personable and comfortable talking to several customers
  • Interest in running as an activity or sport
  • Some knowledge of running shoes and current shoe technology

Preferred Experience:

  • Serving as a Barista and Bartender
  • Prior retail experience

Required Qualifications:

  • Post Secondary Education
  • Smart Serve

How to Apply:

Email resume to by November 12th, 2023 at 11:59pm. References and cover letter along with resume are welcome.