Cabela’s® to Hire Up to 250 for Charleston, W.Va., Store

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Applications being accepted now, according to General Manager Matthew Leary.

Cabela’s Incorporated, the World’s Foremost Outfitter® of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, plans to hire up to 250 full-time, part-time and seasonal employees to staff its new Charleston, W.Va., store scheduled to open this summer.

The store will be located in the Southridge Centre shopping area off U.S. Highway 119, and will be Cabela’s second retail store in West Virginia, joining the Wheeling location. It will showcase thousands of quality products, including hunting, fishing, camping and other outdoor gear, as well as outdoor clothing, gifts and furnishings.

Interviews will begin April 23 and continue through April 28.

“We are looking for candidates who have a passion for the outdoors and are excited to share that passion with other people,” said Matthew Leary, general manager of the new store. “Cabela’s employees should be friendly, outgoing, committed to working as a team and represent the outdoor lifestyle in a positive way.”

Applications must be submitted online. Anyone interested in applying should visit, click on “Apply Now,” then “United States Jobs.” Then follow instructions to log in and complete the application process. Applying does not guarantee an interview.

Most employees are expected to come from Charleston and the surrounding area. Typically, Cabela’s attracts applicants with detailed knowledge about the outdoors and outdoor sports; and an aptitude for customer service.

“The Charleston area is a perfect fit for Cabela’s,” Leary said. “Not only will the store directly serve the Mountain State, it will serve the mid-Atlantic region, giving our loyal customers – and new customers – a store to call their own. Plus, they’ll get a first-hand look and feel of Cabela’s culture.”

About Cabela’s Incorporated

Cabela’s Incorporated, headquartered in Sidney, Nebraska, is a leading specialty retailer, and the world’s largest direct marketer, of hunting, fishing, camping and related outdoor merchandise. Since the Company’s founding in 1961, Cabela’s® has grown to become one of the most well-known outdoor recreation brands in the world, and has long been recognized as the World’s Foremost Outfitter®. Through Cabela’s growing number of retail stores and its well-established direct business, it offers a wide and distinctive selection of high-quality outdoor products at competitive prices while providing superior customer service. Cabela’s also issues the Cabela’s CLUB® Visa credit card, which serves as its primary customer loyalty rewards program. Cabela’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CAB”.

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