Why Work With Us?

We are an eclectic group of individuals that value working for a family owned company because we are also treated as family.

  • Reverse commute from downtown Seattle with easy, free office parking
  • Competitive salary and benefits package including medical & dental insurance, 401k matching
  • Employee purchase program, hybrid work from home policy, and paid volunteer time
  • Open work environment with casual dress code and flexible schedule

Washington Shoe Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Current Job Openings

Renton Washington, USA

Account Executive

Location: Washington Shoe Company HQ - Renton, Washington
Schedule:
Full time, Monday - Friday
Salary: $70K - $90K per year + quarterly commission compensation, DOE

Welcome to Washington Shoe Company, a Seattle-based, family-owned business with four generations of extraordinary legacy. Despite our size, we fearlessly compete with industry giants, making every step count. We are a close-knit, passionate team focused on delivering a world class customer experience while achieving outstanding results for our portfolio of brands; Western Chief, Chooka, and Staheekum. Western Chief is best known for its 3D printed rubber rain boots. Loved for years, these character boots are still standouts, proudly selected in 2022 as one of Oprah's Favorite Thing's.

We have ADDED additional NEW opportunities in our sales division to fuel our growth!

We are in search of driven, passionate, personable and customer experience focused individuals to join our team and grow into being an expert sales team member, driving your assigned accounts to new heights. If people and sales are your passion, this is the perfect opportunity for you to shine, while developing your sales skills and building customer relationships, learning to curate the perfect product assortments, driving profitable growth together. If you have been waiting for an opportunity to show your dedication, motivation and drive, this may be the role for you!

What you’ll bring:

  • Customer First Mindset: You love people! Your talent for creating unforgettable experiences for customers or clients puts you in a league of your own.
  • Tech-Savvy Skills: Tech is second nature to you. Expert Microsoft 365 skills, a love for AI and Chat GPT are just a few of the resources you have mastered.
  • Self-Driven Initiator: You see any opportunity or challenge as a chance to find a solution to win.
  • Competitive Spirit: You always strive to win for yourself, your team, and your customers.
  • Lifelong Learner: You thrive on new insights and knowledge, constantly seeking opportunities to learn and grow, never settling for complacency.
  • Communication Commander: Articulating your passion or topic is fun (and easy) for you, through conversations, email and presentations.
  • Adventurer: Love to travel? This role provides opportunities to explore various destinations throughout the United States.
  • Realistic Optimist: For you positivity trumps circumstance, regardless of the situation.
  • Educational Exceller: You tried and you conquered by achieving a bachelor's degree or its equivalent, showcasing your commitment to gaining knowledge and personal growth.

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental and Life Insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Competitive PTO plan
  • Paid volunteer time off
  • Free product allowance & Employee purchase program
  • Reverse commute from downtown Seattle with easy, free office parking
  • Open work environment with casual dress code
  • Flat organization with significant exposure to leadership team

Our Core Values:

  • Transparent Communication
  • Work with a curious mind
  • Make tomorrow better
  • Be humble
  • Do more with less
  • Act with passion & ambitious timelines
  • Lead with integrity
  • Deliver smiles
  • Inclusive & family spirited
  • Be the customer

Washington Shoe Company is committed to giving back to the community through its non-profit organization, the Wear A Big Smile Foundation. The foundation actively engages with the Pacific Northwest community, donating over 50,000 (brand new) pairs of footwear to various local non-profits since its formation. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and improving the lives of those in need.

Send your resume and why you’d be a great fit to our WSC family to careers@washingtonshoe.com

Sales Coordinator

Location: Washington Shoe Company HQ - Renton, Washington
Schedule:
Full time, Monday - Friday
Salary: $55K - $70K per year, DOE

We’re the oldest Seattle company you’ve never heard of. We are a fourth generation, family-owned business that believes in giving back to the community. We’re a small enough business where you can see your impact, while big enough to compete with the heavy weights.

Our goal is to create smiles every day for our consumers, employees, partners and the community. When you work for Washington Shoe Company, you work with the best because we hire the best. We love to watch our employees learn and grow into their best selves. We don’t micromanage but offer guidance and give employees freedom to drive their own business. If you are a curious, competitive, adventurous, independent and passionate individual we would love to welcome you to the Washington Shoe Company Family.

What you will do:

As the Sales Operations Coordinator, you will play a crucial role in supporting the National Sales Manager and the entire sales team in meeting their goals. Some of the key responsibilities include:

  • Tradeshow Coordination: You will prepare for all tradeshows, managing the process from start to finish. This includes the coordination of travel and accommodations, as well as sales sample readiness and customer meeting schedules.
  • Customer Communication: You will support the sales team by interacting with customer accounts on as as needed basis to obtain missing data, answer queries, troubleshoot, and assist with other customer service issues, helping to solidify and maintain long lasting relationships.
  • MAP Calendar Management: You will be responsible for overseeing the company MAP calendar, which involves managing promotion timelines and advertising initiatives.
  • Sales Support: Assist the sales team in preparing and organizing sales presentations, proposals, and samples.
  • Meeting Coordination: You will help to schedule and coordinate internal and external meetings for the sales team.
  • Analysis and Reporting: Being a critical thinker is essential in this role, able to consolidate data to analyze and communicate findings. You will be expected to identify areas for improvement, and work with cross-functional teams to implement solutions.
  • Communication and Collaboration: This role requires a high level of comfort with collaborating and communicating across all departments and all levels of the organization, from peers to the leadership team.
  • Flexibility and Independence: Having flexibility and a sense of urgency in your work is essential for success as our Sales Operations Coordinator. Being both a self-starter that works independently, as well as a strong team player is what we are looking for.

What you’ll bring:

  • A Bachelors degree is preferred
  • 3+ years of office management/administrative work
  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite and Power BI
  • Assertive, pro-active style with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Creative planning skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of the retail buying cycle (footwear/apparel experience is a plus)
  • Must be able to lift 50+ lbs.

Our company values:

  • Transparent Communication
  • Work with a curious mind
  • Making tomorrow better
  • Be humble
  • Lead with integrity
  • Inclusive and family spirited
  • Be the customer

Top Perks

  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance
  • 401k plus company match
  • Employee purchase credit
  • Exclusive discounts and industry discounts
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • Valued company culture
  • Open work environment with casual dress code & flexible schedule
  • Flat organization with high exposure and interactions with the leadership team

Send your resume and why you’d be a great fit to our WSC family to careers@washingtonshoe.com

We are always hiring!

We are always looking for driven individuals who are passionate about footwear and retail business and who can thrive in a friendly, and fast-paced environment. Join our team and become part of a fashion forward 4th generation family owned-and-operated company offering the best in water-resistant style, while providing our team members opportunities for advancement and success. We offer positions in both our warehouse and our corporate office. Put your best foot forward with Washington Shoe Company!

Internships also available in Marketing, Operations, Design, Sales, and HR.

Send your resume and why you’d be a great fit to our WSC family to careers@washingtonshoe.com

Accolades

Awards and Recognition from Seattle's Business Publication, Puget Sound Business Journal

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Work life fun!

Employee Milestones

We’re proud to have a list of employees with long-standing tenure at the company. Over the years they have all become solid members of our family.

Wilfredo Godoy

Kristin Raber

Elgin Alcantara

Andrew Addleman

Erika Christiansen

Heather Dady

Karen Abusch

Nick Howe

Paul Tilfas

Yelena Zhuravel

Yolonda Leighton