OLD FORT, North Carolina (February 3, 2022) — Kitsbow Cycling Apparel is seeking applicants for its 2022 Ambassador program. The premium cycling apparel brand is looking for brand ambassadors who are passionate when it comes tocommunity, cycling and outdoor adventures.
Since relocating to Old Fort, N.C. in late 2019, Kitsbow has embraced numerous initiatives such as training a workforce with no prior experience making premium apparel, helping build trails in Old Fort for access by all, making PPE for ﬁrst responders and medical professionals, making apparel in a sustainable way to better protect the planet, building and operating a unique retail service with excellent and healthy food made locally, hosting the ﬁrst bike shop in Old Fort in decades, using only compostable materials in all shipping and packaging, and creating generous employee beneﬁts, including 100% health insurance paid by the company. Kitsbow is now a public beneﬁt corporation, and has started the process to certify as a B Corp.
“Kitsbow has been embracing social and public good since arriving in Western North Carolina to make clothing in 2019,” explains David Billstrom, CEO of Kitsbow. “We are looking to welcome brand ambassadors who give back, are community-minded and reﬂective of our amazing employee owners who are from diverse backgrounds.”
Kitsbow ambassadors will work closely with the brand to wear-test new gear, provide meaningful feedback, and represent the brand in their community. They’ll also be given a platform to share their adventures, projects, and stories on the Kitsbow blog – as well as social media channels and the brand’s daily emails and newsletter. As in prior years, the 2022 Ambassador commitment will be for one year.
The ambassador application period opens today, February 3, and will close on Sunday, February 13. Applications can be ﬁlled out online (https://www.kitsbow.com/blogs/ambassadors) and supplemental photos + video can be sent to [email protected]. Further details about applying to the Kitsbow Ambassador Program are outlined on the website: https://www.kitsbow.com/blogs/ambassadors.
Do You Qualify?
You care a great deal about what you wear when riding a bike, hiking, climbing, and navigating life’s adventures whether in the city or countryside. You care because you want your apparel to perform correctly, last a long time, and look good. You would rather have a few outstanding items than a closet full of infrequently used items.
You can’t help sharing good news about gear you’ve tested and love with others, and you love helping other people discover awesome gear.
You are visible, engaged and audible both online and in your local community. You’re interesting and interested. You care about things, people, and life. People look to you for information andinspiration.
How to Apply
To apply to the Kitsbow Ambassador Team, please ﬁll out the online application (https://www.kitsbow.com/blogs/ambassadors) and email at least one video and one photo to [email protected]. Subject Line: 2022 Kitsbow Ambassador Application. The video and photo(s) should give us a sense of who you are and what you’re about! It should also give us a sense ofhow Kitsbow supports your life’s adventures.
Kitsbow was established in California 10 years ago, with each detail of our apparel vetted for quality and style. The clothes are also exceedingly durable, which means they last longer, and that the negative impact of production is minimized. Relocating to Old Fort, North Carolina in 2019, Kitsbow committed to a Just in Time manufacturing model, minimizing waste and maximizing ﬂexibility to serve the customer. Kitsbow clothing (except for gloves and socks) is made in the USA, and all Kitsbow products are packaged and shipped using compostable packaging that’s ready to return to the Earth in your own garden. In 2022, Kitsbow rebooted as a public beneﬁt corporation, and has started the process to become a certiﬁed B Corp. Kitsbow also is a Bicycle Friendly Business, designated at the highest level (Platinum) by The League of American Bicyclists. For additional information, please visit kitsbow.com.