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Full Time Sport Advisor (Sales Assistant)



10d ago

  • Job
    Entry Level
  • Hospitality & Retail
  • London

AI generated summary

  • You must be passionate about sports, a go-getter, team player, problem solver with great communication skills, able to work during busy times, and committed to personal and professional development.
  • You will provide exceptional customer service, offer technical advice on sports products, manage stock levels, and work collaboratively with your team at Decathlon.


  • 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


  • 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.


What are the main responsibilities of a Full Time Sport Advisor (Sales Assistant)?

The main responsibilities of a Full Time Sport Advisor (Sales Assistant) include providing exceptional customer service, driving sales, offering technical advice on sports products, managing stock levels, pricing, and merchandising, working well within a team environment, and being available to work evenings and weekends.

What kind of person are you looking for to fill this role?

We are looking for someone who is passionate about sports, enjoys working with people, is driven to achieve results, interested in a retail career, a problem solver with excellent communication skills, able to work weekends and holidays, and invested in personal and professional development.

What are the benefits of working as a Full Time Sport Advisor?

Some of the benefits of working as a Full Time Sport Advisor include annual remuneration reviews, a healthy employee discount on all Decathlon products, weekly staff sports/activities, the Cycle-to-Work Scheme, intensive learning and development training via Decathlon Academy, and more opportunities for personal and professional growth.

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Mission & Purpose

Decathlon is a global sporting goods retailer that offers a wide range of sports equipment, apparel, and accessories for various sports and outdoor activities. They operate physical stores and an online platform, providing customers with easy access to a diverse selection of products for individual and team sports, such as football, cycling, swimming, hiking, and more. Decathlon's ultimate mission is to make sports accessible to everyone and promote an active and healthy lifestyle. Their purpose is to inspire and enable people of all ages and abilities to participate in sports and outdoor activities by offering high-quality and affordable products. Decathlon focuses on innovation, sustainability, and customer satisfaction, striving to be a reliable partner for sports enthusiasts and encouraging people to pursue their passion for sports, fitness, and well-being.