Careers

Careers


  • Full job description

    (To apply, send resume and cover letter to [email protected])

    Company Background

    Welcome to STEELPORT, a dynamic employee-owned start up located in NE Portland, Oregon. We specialize in manufacturing American-forged carbon steel premium cutlery, delivering trusted performance and exceptional design. Our small team is dedicated to producing the most trusted kitchen knives available, combining premium materials and traditional forging techniques. Each knife is manufactured and sharpened by hand in Portland, Oregon. With a team of dedicated professionals and a passion for innovation, STEELPORT is quickly becoming a leader in the industry. Visit our website at STEELPORTknife.com to learn more about our company and products.

    Position Description:

    STEELPORT Knife Co. is seeking a motivated Marketing Specialist to join our small but passionate team. The Marketing Speciaiist will be responsible for planning and executing marketing strategies, tactics, and activities to promote STEELPORT products and services. The ideal candidate is creative, organized, self motivated, and excited to help bring national awareness to a premium locally handcrafted brand. This is a role with opportunities for rapid growth and changes to match your interests and strengths.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Growing company’s digital marketing strategy (including social media, website, and affiliate programs) to translate into specific tactical plan to implement.
    • Being “Brand Ambassador” by presentation of brand at factory store and events.
    • Work with the Marketing Manager in executing marketing plans and strategies.
    • Assist in the creation of marketing materials, eg. product photo shoots, flyers, newsletters, ads etc.
    • Help organize and attend key seasonal events at the STEELPORT factory and occasional off-site events (eg. in-store demos, trade shows, festivals, and other promotional activities).
    • Assist in execution of social media strategy with focus on Instagram, Facebook, Linkedin, and YouTube.
    • Research new events, influencers, and brands to partner with that align with STEELPORT mission and goals.
    • Help analyze metrics and data to evaluate the effectiveness of marketing campaigns and make recommendations for improvements.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Marketing, Communications, or a related field.
    • Relevant experience in a marketing-related role or internship.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong research and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Experience with establishing and executing digital marketing strategy is preferred.
    • Experience using Canva, Klaviyo, Google Analytics, and Facebook Ads is a plus but not required.
    • Passion for promoting artisan craftsmanship and premium products.
    • Located near Portland, Oregon with reliable transportation.

    How to Apply:

    Please email [email protected] with your Resume and Cover letter describing your interest in this position.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $40,000.00 – $60,000.00 per year

    Benefits:

    – Employee discount
    – Flexible schedule
    – Paid training
    – Compensation package:

    Bonus opportunities

    Payment frequency:

    Paid biweekly

    Schedule:

    Day shift

    Ability to Relocate:

    Portland, OR 97232: Relocate before starting work (Required)

    Work Location: Hybrid remote in Portland, OR 97232

  • STEELPORT Knife Co.

    Position Title: Sales Associate

    Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected]

    Company Background

    Welcome to STEELPORT, a dynamic start-up located in Portland, Oregon. We specialize in manufacturing American-forged carbon steel premium cutlery, delivering trusted performance and exceptional design. Our small team is dedicated to producing the most trusted kitchen knives available, combining premium materials and traditional forging techniques. Each knife is manufactured and sharpened by hand in Portland, Oregon. With a team of dedicated professionals and a passion for innovation, STEELPORT is quickly becoming a leader in the industry. Visit our website at STEELPORTknife.com to learn more about our company and products.

    Position Description:

    We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and driven entry-level sales person to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for sales, serving customers, and a desire to learn and grow within our company. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a dynamic team and play a key role in the growth and success of STEELPORT. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

    • Building and maintaining relationships with retail clients.
    • Identifying and pursuing new sales opportunities.
    • Supporting and helping current retailers grow and best serve our mutual customers.
    • Representing the company at trade shows and events.
    • Working with Marketing team to define and deliver POS and retailer assets.
    • Achieving sales targets and goals.
    • Requirement/Desired Skills:

    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Proven sales experience, either through previous work experience or through extracurricular activities.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • A passion for the culinary arts and/or kitchen knives is a plus.
    • Willingness to travel occasionally for trade shows and events.
    • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
    • A bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred, but not required.
    • Please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected], and include the words “Sales Position” in the subject line. We look forward to hearing from you!