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


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.


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. 


> 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


> 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!