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Closing Date: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Store Region: 
Surrey Quays
Store Phone No:
+44 20 7394 2000
Job Role: 
Any Sport
Employment type: 





As a Design Intern at Decathlon UK, you’ll be learning how to manage multiple projects with different contexts during your placement, right from day one. To put it simply, the purpose of your role during this internship is to oversee graphic design (digital and print) and creation of materials to promote and excite customers within the retail setting of our flagship store in Surrey Quays, London. You’ll be on the ground with other teammates on the shop floor, learning from your peers whilst ensuring that the store is presented in the best and most engaging ways possible to our customers!


If you want to experience working for an exciting business, designing content with a focus on sport and business, then this is the placement for you!  


Internship Details

  • Location: Decathlon UK Head Quarters, London - Surrey Quays, Canada Water Retail Park, 9 Maritime Street, London, SE16 7FU

  • Duration: 3 months (June - September/July - October)

  • Start Date: June or July

  • Allowance: £500 a month


What will you benefit from?

  • We play Sports together and have regular team socials!

  • Learn and work with others who share your sporting passions

  • 30% staff discount on our Decathlon products

  • Free access to store gym, and rooftop muga

  • Access to further decathlon benefits - you can find out more here!


What’s involved?

You will collaborate with the Surrey Quays communication leader and digital marketing teams in order to produce innovative content for our flagship store. Your main goal will be to oversee social media and website content creation for the store, collaborating with internal teams to create exciting and engaging content that entices our customers into the store and beyond!


You’ll be involved in these key projects:

  • Creating Social Media marketing materials - banners, flyers, etc

  • Creating content for the facebook page

  • Updating and creating designs for our new website

  • Collaborating with events leads to create content for special events

  • Creating designs linking to visual merchandising


You’ll gain invaluable experience in the following: 

  • Different aspects of design and how this filters down from the national design project to a local level in store

  • Design

  • Functional Management


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


Who Are You?


  • A self-starter with a passion for sport!

  • Studying Graphic Design or similar at University, OR studying Project Management with a dedicated specialisation in graphic design.

  • A people person who is prepared to go the extra mile.

  • Problem solver with excellent communication skills.

  • Creativity and being able to think out of the box

  • Able to play as part of the team during the busiest times.


  • Experience using Wordpress and HTML.

  • Experience producing content and overseeing various social media channels (LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter etc)

  • Knowledge and/or skills in Graphic Design


If you love sport and want a real “hands-on” placement experience in business, APPLY TODAY!