Mountain/Water Sports Advisor

Location: 

Brighton, GB, BN1 1RG

Contracted Hours:  35
Salary: 
Sport:  Watersports

Important reminder: This job requires right to work in the UK.


As a Sports Advisor/Sales Assistant, your role is to ensure all customers leave our stores happy. You will be a crucial player in providing exceptional customer service and driving sales. From a friendly and professional welcome to a quick and easy payment process, your role is to always deliver a champion shopping experience. 

Decathlon invests in the development of teammates so that those who want to build careers within the business are able to flourish within their roles. In a nutshell, your responsibilities will include:

  • Customer Service - Through your passion for sports, you’ll share tips and experiences with users. Through our hands-on product training, you will be able to give the best technical advice for the sports you are responsible for. Decathlon has shifted over the last year into an omnichannel business so it’s essential that our sales assistants are able to assist customers in all aspects of retail shopping, whether that’s in-store or online!
  • Merchandising - Whether full-time or part-time, every Sales Assistant is encouraged to take responsibility for autonomously managing stock levels and pricing and to provide a high level of merchandising so that each customer can easily find the right product for their sports practice.
  • Being a team player - You’ll be part of a shop floor team of like-minded Sports Advisors, working for and practising sport, and celebrating victories together, so it’s important that you are able to work well within a team environment but independently as well. 


THE PROFILE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • Someone who is looking to combine a passion for sport with work
  • A people-person who risks and goes the extra mile to achieve results
  • Someone looking for a retail career 
  • Problem solver with excellent communication skills
  • Able to play as part of the team during the busiest times (weekends and holidays)
  • Invested in the development of yourself and others

Additional information: As a Sports Advisor, you will be required to work usual retail hours including evenings and weekends.

ENJOY THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS:

  • Annual remuneration reviews
  • Healthy employee discount on all Decathlon products
  • Weekly Staff Sports/Activities
  • Cycle-to-Work Scheme
  • Intensive Learning and Development training via Decathlon Academy

… and many more.

 

LOVE HIKING, WATERSPORTS OR CAMPING OUT? EXPERIENCED IN ALL THINGS OUTDOORS? LOOKING FOR A NEW OPPORTUNITY?
IF YES, THIS COULD BE THE PERFECT ROLE FOR YOU!

As a Mountain Sports/ Watersports Sports Advisor you'll be the heart of the shop floor providing authentic customer service, expert knowledge and efficient action on products pertaining to all outdoor activites. As a sports advisor you will multi-task, create team orientated solutions and be the best version of yourself. This isn't limited to only those that have participated in outdoor sports but any sports person with the hunger to be active. If you truly believe in your ability to go to a challenger to a champion then the training, mentorship and support will be in abundance from every aspect in your journey here at Decathlon Brighton.

What will you benefit from?

  • Career progression - At Decathlon, you choose your own career path, whether you aspire to become our next customer service manager or our next CEO - your opportunities for progression are endless!
  • Profit sharing scheme - We’re one big international family who exclusively shares the profit we make with our employees.
  • We play sport together and have regular team socials!
  • Quarterly bonus scheme
  • Permanent contracts with fair pay - We don’t believe in zero-hour contracts.
  • Cycle to work scheme - 25% discount on a bike of your choice.
  • 30% staff discount on our Decathlon products.

Discover more of our company benefits here.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Customer Service - Through your own passion for sport, you’ll share your tips and experiences with users and through our hands-on product training you will be able to give the best technical advice for the sports you are responsible for. Decathlon has shifted over the last year into an omnichannel business so it’s essential that our sales assistants are able to assist customers in all aspects of retail shopping, whether that’s in store or online!
  • Merchandising - Whether full time or part time, every Sales Assistant is encouraged to take responsibility to autonomously manage stock levels and pricing and to provide a high level of merchandising so that each customer can easily find the right product for their sporting practice.
  • Team Player - You will be part of a shop floor team of like-minded Sales Assistants, practicing sport and celebrating victories together, so it’s important that you are able to work well within a team environment as well as independently.

  Sound good so far? If so, here's the type of person we're looking for…

 

  Who Are You? 

 
  • Someone looking to combine a passion for sport with work.
  • A people person who is prepared to go the extra mile.
  • Someone looking for a retail career with a difference
  • Problem solver with excellent communication skills.
  • Able to play as part of the team during the busiest times (weekends and holidays).
 
Additional Information:
 

As a Sports Advisor, you will be required to work usual retail hours including evenings and weekends.

 

 

IF YOU LOVE SPORTS AND WANT AN EXCITING CAREER IN ALL THINGS ACTIVE, APPLY TODAY!

Thank you for checking the contracted hours above to see if this is a full-time or part-time role!



Decathlon is committed to inclusion and non-discrimination, and thus acts on a daily basis in favor of disability, a multi-generational workforce, social diversity, and equality between women and men. If, due to a disability, you require any special accommodations during the recruitment process, please let us know. At Decathlon, first and foremost, we are recruiting personality and character.