Retail Sports Manager - Graduate - Kensington

Salary: £23.400 + benefits + Bonus + expenses + share scheme + salary review
Location: London
Start date: Sep-2017
Sectors: Retail, Sales, Sports and Recreation, Recruitment

/// AT DECATHLON


70,000 of us live our common Purpose on a daily basis: “to make the pleasure and benefits of sport accessible to all”.

In every country where we are present, we share a strong and unique company culture, reinforced by our two values: Vitality and Responsibility.


At Decathlon, we place innovation at the heart of our activities: from research to retail, including design, production and logistics. Our Passion Brand teams channel all their energy into developing technical, good-looking and simple products, always at the lowest possible prices.


These products are aimed at all sports enthusiasts, from beginners to experts, and are sold exclusively at Decathlon.


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We look out for those with an entrepreneurial spirit and who like to help their customers and teammates. We are looking for challengers, game-changers, "out-the-box" thinkers and doers. 


As a Retail Sports Manager you are on a mission to guarantee your sport’s products are communicated and available for your customers to purchase - in store, online and in your local area. You are encouraged to think outside the box and unleash your commercial and entrepreneurial spirit. 


/// CONTRIBUTE TO THE PROFITABILITY OF THE STORE BY


> Meeting or exceeding sales and KPI targets for the sports you are responsible for


> Coordinating team members to provide a leading shopping experience 


> Assuming Store Manager responsibilities in the absence of the Store Manager


/// KEY RESPONSIBILITIES


> You will have the freedom to innovate, let your ideas flow as you work with your team to boost commerce and efficiency on your department


> Become the master of your catchment area by conducting your own demographic analysis, get to know your local customers and tailor your business to their needs


> Monitor and analyze performance data and make any necessary adjustments to drive commercial success within your assigned store area


> Develop your operational skills by taking on duty management responsibilities, work with your management team to ensure staff and customer safety


> Recruit a team of sports passionate


> Coach and motivate your teammates to maximize their performance and exceed customer expectations at all times 


> Guide and train all team members within your assigned area on technical product knowledge


> Coordinate team members to consistently execute and maintain established Visual Merchandising and In-Store Communication standards in your department


> Manage merchandise delivery processing on the same day it arrives 


> Become the creator of your personal and professional development by engaging with our training scheme both in store and overseas


> Be a Brand Ambassador, consistently exhibiting the Brand Purpose and Values 


If you are up for the challenge, join us in our quest to make sport accessible to the many!


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