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Employment Opportunities at Quest Watersports

Quest Watersports offers exciting career opportunities to motivated and success-oriented individuals.  We're always interested in meeting new candidates for sales, service & technical, customer service and managerial positions.  
Positions Currently Available:
Hobie Product Manager
Hobie Kayaks and Eclipse pedalboards are the fastest growing way to get out on the water, and as Illinois' largest Hobie dealer, Quest Watersports is seeking a Hobie Product Manager.  The ideal candidate has a passion for outdoor activity, and enjoys promoting fun, upscale products and services to other watersports enthusiasts.  A paddlesports, fishing and/or boating background will accelerate success in the role.  Responsibilities include outreach to potential customers via local and offsite demonstration events, social networking and other general promotion of the Hobie brand and lifestyle, merchandising of kayaks and related accessories, and most importantly, follow-up and sales to interested prospects.  Opportunities to promote and sell boating & other water-based activities also are available.  Evening & weekend work, particularly during in-season months, is required.  This position will be based at Quest Watersports Ottawa, Illinois facility and involves some local (daytime) travel.  Salary plus incentive compensation, along with optional benefit plans, will be offered to the selected candidate.  Please email to express interest and learn more...

Broker/Sales Consultant
At the heart of Starved Rock Country, Ottawa is becoming the preferred destination for boating, watersports & outdoor activities in northern Illinois.  A unique opportunity exists for the right sales professional to share in the upside of this growing resort destination; Quest Watersports is seeking one or more Broker/Sales Consultants to lead its watercraft sales activities.  The ideal candidate will build genuine customer relationships within a friendly, upscale environment, and apply an aggressive yet professional closing style to achieve success.  Strong sales background and/or boating experience is strongly preferred.  Numerous cross-selling possibilities exist including Quest Express boating memberships, resort homes and dock sales.  This may be a full- or part-time position, but does require evening & weekend work, particularly during in-season months.  This position will be based primarily at Heritage Harbor Ottawa, a world-class marina resort on the banks of the Illinois River.  An incentive-based compensation package, along with optional benefit plans, will be offered to the selected candidate(s).  Please email to express interest and learn more...