A Dream Job At Rip Curl Could Be Yours

11 Feb 2017 1 Share

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These kinds of job opportunities rarely come up and the team at Rip Curl want to find just the right person to help manage their coveted wetsuits range as a Product Manager Trainee. Check out the job description below and submit your application by 3rd March. 


We have an amazing opportunity for an individual who is passionate about product and has a strong affinity with the surf culture to embark on a rewarding career in product management within the surfing industry. This product management trainee position will report directly to our Wetsuit Chairman and work within our technical product division at Rip Curl’s global head office in Torquay.

This is a truly unique role which will take responsibility for managing a designated product category within the wetsuit division whilst also undertaking a structured ‘on the job’ training program over a period of two years. Whilst being mentored by our technical product managers you will have the opportunity to learn and experience the entire life cycle of a product group and also work closely with the design, sales and marketing teams. Upon completion of the initial two year traineeship appointment the successful applicant will progress into a suitable role, ideally within the technical product division.

In particular, we’re searching for someone who lives and breathes the surf lifestyle. You will have completed your degree in business, marketing or similar and also have some relevant experience in a sales, product or retail role, ideally within the surf or action sports industry. Demonstrated business management acumen, analytical ability and advanced computer skills, particularly excel, are important requirements to ensure success in this role. Excellent communication skills and a team based ‘can do’ attitude are essential qualities.

Working within the technical product team at Rip Curl offers a dynamic environment and the perfect opportunity for you to combine a lifestyle and a career within the surfing industry. If you resonate with the surfing culture and believe you are the person we’re searching for to undertake this great career opportunity then we would love to hear from you.  Please forward your application letter and resume to recruitment@ripcurl.com.au by Friday 3rd March 2017.

Rip Curl is the ultimate surfing company. Born at Bells Beach and loved world-wide, the Brand is rich in history and a dynamic market leader in action sports. The Search is a lifestyle and Rip Curl makes products that best suit the needs of those who live it.

To be eligible for an interview you must meet the above criteria.  Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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