Fishing Sport Advisor

Location: 

London - Surrey Quays, GB, SE16 7FU

Contracted Hours:  39
Salary:  12.44
Sport:  Fishing

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.

International. Sports enthusiasts. Collaborative team members. Stronger together through our driving force to move people through the wonders of sports. 

At Decathlon UK, we offer Careers That Let You Play. As part of the DECATHLON Group, one of the world's largest sports retailers headquartered in France, we specialise in creating sports products and distributing them through online and physical stores across 56 countries with over 1,700 locations. With over 40+ stores in the UK, our mission is to be the spirited cheerleaders of sports and healthier living in the nation!

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As a Sports Advisor/Sales Assistant, your role is to ensure all customers leave our stores with a smile. You're the MVP in giving top-notch customer service and boosting sales. Whether it's a warm welcome or a lightning-fast checkout, your goal is to ace every shopping experience!

 

Decathlon is all about nurturing its team members, giving them the chance to grow and shine within the company. In a nutshell, your job description will involve:

 

Passionate Customer Service: Through your passion for sport, 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 into an omnichannel business so our sports advisors and sales assistants must be 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 - Join a crew of Sports Advisors who sleep and breathe sports! Together, you'll be high-fiving victories and tackling challenges as a team. It's all about rocking the team spirit while also owning your game independently.

 

 

The profile we’re looking for:

  • A sports enthusiast eager to mix play with work

  • A people-person who risks and goes the extra mile to achieve results

  • A retail career seeker with a knack for problem-solving and top-notch communication

  • Must thrive in the hustle and bustle of weekends and holidays as part of a dynamic team

  • Committed to personal growth and lifting others up

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

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

 

 

 

 

BENEFITS

  • Get to enjoy the following benefits and perks:

  • Yearly pay evaluations

  • Healthy discounts on all Decathlon goodies

  • Fun weekly Staff Sports/Activities

  • Pedal your way to work with the Cycle-to-Work Scheme

  • Dive into top-notch training at Decathlon Academy

  • Dive into hundreds of discount vouchers (think groceries, travel, shopping, and more!) with our discount hub developed by SmartSpending!

… and many more

 

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.