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A-ZDarts Staff & Job Opportunities

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Meet the Team!

A-ZDarts has been a family run business since we opened our doors back in 1989. 30 years later, we’ve remained the same plus a few additions! Enjoy reading our A-ZDarts staff bios and learning about our brand new job opportunities (on-site and remote).

Our Founder

Founder & OWNER

John Baxter

Former USA #1 professional darts player John Baxter started selling supplies at events back in mid-late 80’s. In 1989 he opened Magic Darts & Billiards in Sacramento, CA.

For over 30 years he has helped countless customers in our storefront with their throwing mechanics and how that should guide their barrel choice.

A-ZDarts Employees

Our A-ZDarts Staff

Learn a little bit more about the people behind Magic Darts Inc. (A-ZDarts.com) featuring our core full-time employees.

CEO
Kelly Baxter

Kelly and John Baxter have been running        A-ZDarts for over 30 years. Kelly is the current CEO of Magic Darts Inc. overseeing all of our brands and customer service. A combination of John’s passion for darts and Kelly’s        management over the years has positioned us at the very top for distribution of darts supplies to darting enthusiasts.

General Manager
Tori Sowders

Tori relocated from Portland, OR to begin working with us in 2018. She quickly established new policies and structure to help       improve efficiency amongst all employees and departments. Her administrative skills have helped tremendously organize the staff and overall vision here at A-ZDarts. Tori was promoted to General Manager in 2021.

While a sponsored darts player for A-ZDarts, Jen relocated from Tacoma, WA in 2017 to originally begin working with us as a graphic designer and cinematographer. She is now   responsible for overseeing Magic Wear Sports ApparelUSA Darts Production, our Content Creation, Marketing and Sponsored Players across all brands.

WAREHOUSE Supervisor
Aimee Xiong

Aimee has been with us since 2006 and established an extremely high-functioning warehouse. She is our most detail-oriented leader responsible for ordering and efficiently storing over 14,000 sku items in our massive facility. She also provides customer service for our online customers and oversees all warehouse employees and activities.

shipping & customer service
Dusty Reece

Dusty is our most tenured employee having starting with us at the start of 2006. She has a wide array of tasks that include prepping and shipping orders, as well as, providing customer service. For almost 2 decades, Dusty has ensured that our customers receive their orders in the shortest amount of time possible – one of our top priorities at A-ZDarts.

Shipping & Customer Service
Elias Batres Rangel

Elias joined us in early 2021 and works alongside our Internet customer service team providing phone assistance and help fulfilling online orders from our website A-ZDarts.com.

Wholesale Accounts supervisor
Kris Lawrence

Kris joined our team in 2014 starting off as a wholesale representative and quickly grew to oversee our entire wholesale department. She now works remotely managing wholesale accounts and helping with an array of administrative work. Kris is also very involved with the development and maintenance of our wholesale website, Magic Darts Wholesale.

Wholesale Representative
Nathan Scaccia

Nathan is an avid darts player himself and began working with us in mid 2015. He primarily works as a wholesale representative providing customer service to our wholesale clients, as well as, prepping and shipping orders. Nathan often works with our creative team sharing his darts knowledge in order to create in-depth content for our blogs and videos.

Wholesale Representative
Beto Guerra

Beto is not only a long time darts player here in Northern California, but also the President of our local darts organization the SVDA (Sacramento Valley Darting Association). He joined our team in late 2020. Despite his short amount of time working with the company, Beto has added a ton of value and provided excellent work in the wholesale department.

Web Master
Laura Baxter

Laura Baxter is the daughter-in-law of our founder and has been maintaining our website (A-ZDarts.com) since 2000. She keeps tabs on everything related to our website and maintains over 14,000 skew items – ensuring our customers have the best possible online experience while shopping with us.

Web Developer
John Baxter III

John Baxter III is the grandson of our founder, the Vice President and joined us in late 2017. He is responsible for optimizing our website (A-ZDarts.com) and ensuring that it is as user friendly as possible for our amazing customers.  John continuously enhances the customer experience by working on the searchability and filtering of our many products.

Marketing Consultant
Will Stuart

Will is primarily a live streaming technician for our production company USA Darts, however he joined our A-ZDarts marketing team in mid 2021 to help develop and implement our Social Media content with both brands. Will is also a huge darts enthusiast himself, participating in local and nationwide events when he’s not broadcasting them.

lead retail associate
Steven Scheckel

Steven has been with us since early 2010 and has developed unparalleled product knowledge of the darts and billiards industry. He’s been assisting customers with the buying process for over a decade and has helped countless individuals by providing tech support and maintenance tips. Steven is often involved in content creation for A-ZDarts as well.

Retail Sales Associate
Jason Cyr

Jason began working with us in late 2021 and is apart of our brick and mortar storefront here in Sacramento, CA. He is responsible for helping customers navigate our vast amount of products and assisting individuals by outfitting them with the perfect set of darts or billiards supplies.

Sterling is our newest retail employee and began working with us at the start of 2022. He is responsible for helping customers navigate our vast amount of products and assisting individuals by outfitting them with the perfect set of darts or billiards supplies.

A-ZDarts Staff Opportunities

Do you live in the Sacramento area and hoping to work directly with our A-ZDarts staff members?

A-ZDarts Staff Job Listings in Sacramento, CA

Take a look at our current job listings (if any) on our Home Base Career Page. We are always looking for seasonal help and permanent positions in the Retail storefront and back Warehouse.

Remote Job Opportunities

Don’t live in the Sacramento area, but are a darting enthusiast looking to contribute your knowledge? We have plenty of remote virtual job opportunities for you to take advantage of immediately. You can easily collaborate with the A-ZDarts staff from the comfort of your home and help us put out quality industry related content.

Job opportunities to work with the A-ZDarts staff

Option #1: Write Blogs

regular contributor

Dax Munna

Dax Munna is a darts instructor, teacher and contributing writer for our A-ZDarts Blog. He believes that ANYONE can improve if they are willing to put in the proper work and are willing to make the appropriate sacrifices.

You can view his many helpful articles about darts form and mechanics using the Dax Munna A-ZDarts Blog category filter. His articles are an excellent reference for anyone considering becoming a regular contributor of ours and looking to understand better the highest quality of content we hope to share with our followers.

Now we all can’t be as great as Dax, but he is wonderful reference as to what would be considered above and beyond in terms of quality content. Dax contributes an in-depth blog roughly once a month and his articles average over 2,500 words. There is no need to panic if that sounds like a lot! We accept blog posts as short as 600 words, so you have freedom to tackle easier topics or simply write shorter blogs covering any and all industry related news/advice/issues. You’ll get to work directly with our A-ZDarts staff to bring your written words to live with added imagery.

Become an A-ZDarts blog contributor today

Want to learn more about how you can be compensated for providing blog articles and what is required? Fill out the contact form below and we will get back to you asap. We are looking for content of any nature about the darts, billiards, disc golf or cornhole industry.

Option #2: Create Videos

No worries if you aren’t great at writing, we’re always looking for delightful personalities that enjoy filming product reviews, how-to, unboxing and tips and tricks type content. We carry products for the following industries: Darts, Billiards, Disc Golf and Cornhole. The way it works is you can either send us raw footage for our team to handle the editing process (see example below of the Colonial V2 Steel Tip Dartboard Product Review by Will Stuart) However, if you’re adept in video editing software, you’re welcome to earn more by doing the work yourself.

In this video, Will shot the footage with a Go Pro and lav mic in the comfort of his own home in Kansas then sent the individual files to our team for final editing and motion graphics added. Then we uploaded the product review to the proper playlist on our A-ZDarts Youtube Page and made an elaborated Blog Post version: Colonial V2 Steel Tip Dartboard. You are welcome to make blog versions of your contributed videos for extra compensation!

Become an A-ZDarts Video contributor today

Want to learn more about how you can be compensated for providing videos and what is required? Fill out the contact form below and we will get back to you asap. We are looking for content of any nature about the darts, billiards, disc golf or cornhole industry.

Option #3: Web Development

Are you a freelance web developer looking for an extra project or two? We are always striving to optimize our website, improve our categorization and build custom pages. In particular, we’re looking for someone with UX/UI design experience. We have a team of 3 graphic designers that are capable of working with you to continuously improve our website across our 3 brands:

CONTACT US TO LEARN MORE

Please reach out to us with your experience summary, weekly availability and proposed hourly rate (if any). Fill out the contact form below and we will get back to you asap.

Option #4: Vector Design

Are you a freelance graphic designer and illustrator? We’re exclusively looking for vector art creation intended for dye sublimation of sports apparel in the darting industry. If you have experience designing apparel with pantone colors that’s a huge bonus, however we would happily entertain purchasing stock vector art alone. You would not be working with individual clients or taking custom requests, your work would only be used for stock apparel creation. That means no deadlines, no rush and no worries!

CONTACT US TO LEARN MORE

Please reach out to us with your experience summary and digital portfolio (if any). Fill out the contact form below and we will get back to you asap.

Don't like to Email? Call Instead!

You can reach Jen Mounts at her direct Magic Wear customer service line Monday - Friday 9am-4pm here: 916-570-2205. Ask about any of the above job listings and she can give you a better understanding of how it works and what is required.

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