REI Jobs in Chicago, IL

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10 days ago

Sales Lead

REI Chicago, IL +3 locations

• Helps to maintain visual standards and cleanliness within department. • Stocks… REI


10 days ago

Sales Specialist

REI Chicago, IL +4 locations

• Sells REI products, co-op memberships and services. • Continually expands knowledge of REI products and services • Helps to maintain visual… REI


10 days ago

Customer Service Specialist

REI Chicago, IL +3 locations

The level of customer service an REI member and customer receives leaves a lasting impression and directly impacts REIs success as a co-op. The role… REI


30+ days ago

Outdoor School Instructor

REI Chicago, IL

for this position include: • Successfully lead REI Outdoor School programs • Teach in-store educational classes and in-the-field programs for… REI


30+ days ago

Technical Specialist II

REI Chicago, IL +3 locations

of our Technical Specialist II position: • Assembles, maintains and repairs action sports equipment meeting REI and/or/vendor standards… REI


30+ days ago

Outdoor School Senior Instructor

REI Chicago, IL

include: • Fulfills the direction for the outdoor programs within their market with direction from the REI Outdoor Programs and Outreach (OPO… REI


7 days ago

Stocking Specialist

REI Oakbrook Terrace, IL +2 locations

• Prices, organizes, hangs or distributes merchandise according to stated REI stocking procedures and visual guidelines. • Organizes and maintains… REI


22 days ago

Shipping & Receiving Specialist

REI Northbrook, IL

include: • Receives vendor and internal shipments according to REI policy and procedure • Prices, organizes, evaluates or ships customer and… REI


30+ days ago

Certified Technician

REI Schaumburg, IL

• Managing risk to REI by ensuring all shop employees are trained and certified to the level of work they perform and all work meets REI and vendor… REI


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REI President and CEO Jerry Stritzke
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    Great company but poor middle management

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    Current Employee - Sales Specialist- Action Sports in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Sales Specialist- Action Sports in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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    I have been working at REI part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Amazing employee discount -Fun working with coworkers who share the same interest -Diverse employees

    Cons

    -Unfair distribution of hours. My manager unless I spoke with them several times would give employees who started at the same time in the company with the same availability different hours per a week. For example some weeks I received 4 and others 15 per a week. I rarely received 15 hours. The schedule is emailed with everybody's names. Very easy to see when others are receiving more hours than yourself. Felt like the middle mangers did not take time to make sure all employees were being treated equal. -Everyone is hired as seasonal at first. Then after 90 days they review your performance to see if they want to keep you permanently on their team. -Performance reviews are often months behind. For example I never received my 30 day check in until I worked for the company for 60 days. I'm still waiting for my 90 day review even though I started months before the holidays. I have yet to find out if I will be staying on the team as a part-time employee or asked to leave. This is EXTREMELY frustrating and takes the fun out of working for this company. -People hardly leave REI, so openings for promotions are limited.

    Advice to Management

    -Managers need to distribute hours equally especially to part-time employees. -Follow through on performance reviews especially after 90 days.


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