Kitty Hawk Kites

Teach Foiling & Kiteboarding at the Beach. Housing Available!

Founded as a Hang Gliding School in Nags Head, NC in 1974, Kitty Hawk Kites has grown to become a premier Beach Adventure Lifestyle Company, offering a multitude of different recreational experiences for visitors to the area, as well as 13 retail locations.

Nags Head, North Carolina

About Kitty Hawk Kites

At Kitty Hawk Kites, the sky is the limit…and we mean that literally. We are the leading outdoor recreation provider in the Outer Banks, offering more than 25 adventures from hang gliding and kiteboarding to kayaking and eco-tours. We are the world’s largest kite retailer. We operate 4 e-commerce platforms, a bustling warehouse & supply chain system, and we have corporate departments including accounting, marketing, human resources, buying, and more.

Every day, we set out to teach the world to fly, and to bring joy to each of our customers. Come join the fun!

The Employee Experience

  • Fun – We are fun consultants, inspiring moments of pure joy and memories worth sharing & repeating.
  • Quality & Value – We go above and beyond our customer expectations. We create value for our customers by operating efficiently.
  • Customer Service – We take a personal interest in the experience of each customer to create a “wow” factor.  We are ambassadors of our community.
  • Excellence – We provide uplifting experiences through our team of friendly experts
  • Safety – We create a trustworthy and caring environment so we can safely share our passion for fun and adventure
  • Growth – We advance our people and company by focusing on innovation, leadership, hard work, and actions with the most impact.

Ideal Candidate

We are looking for people who enjoy adventurous lifestyles and find satisfaction in sharing such experiences with others.  We operate in a dynamic environment that is best suited for those with a growth mindset.  Flexibility is an asset and will allow a candidate to get the most out of their experience(s) with the company.

Room and Board

We offer shared employee housing that is charged at a rate of $105 per week

Employee Perks

Benefits with Kitty Hawk Kites include heavily discounted or free access to most of our recreational activities in the area, as well as retail discounts at our stores.

Getting Here and Getting Around

A personal vehicle is not required but is certainly the best option for prospective employees to make sure they can meet their transportation needs in and out of work.  Depending on worksite and housing proximity, some employees have been able to utilize bicycles as a viable option in the past, and there is established bike path infrastructure throughout the coastal communities in which we operate.

For Fun

The magic combination of Sand, Water, and Wind has been drawing people to this region of the world for many generations.  The area is best known as a haven for surfers, anglers, kiteboarders, and sailors, although this is just a small sample of the many different activities people come to enjoy here.

How to Apply

Submit your application, resume and cover letter through our website.  If your qualifications align with the position for which you've applied, a representative from Kitty Hawk Kites will contact you to set up an interview.

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