Sport Leader

  • Employer Decathlon
  • Town / City Nationwide
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Salary Competitive
  • Closing Date 31/05/2019
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Do you want to build your business around the sport that you love?

Do you want to engage your community by sharing your passion for sport?

Do you want to grow your brand awareness within your catchment?


As a Sport Leader you will be taking ownership of your business from day one. Your sole purpose as a Sport Leader will be to make your sport accessible to the users in your community and through this you will help to gain market share for your brand. You will have the freedom to choose the offer that you sell to your customers and by working closely with them, you will learn how to optimise the best products for their needs. Once you have established the basics, you will then have the freedom to think outside of the box and build your business from the ground up.


  • Customer Service – Your customers will always be your number one priority, you will have the means to listen to their feedback in order to make improvements to your business. At Decathlon we believe that our customers are either Satisfied or Satisfied.
  • Team Player –The business and the customer always comes first, together with your colleagues you will ensure that your in store business is commercial and efficient day to day.
  • Digital – As the online business sector grows, so will you. You will have the freedom to build your brand through social media, and our other online channels in order to drive traffic online and in store.


  • Once your business is thriving in store and online, now is your chance to reach out into your community and work with your local sport clubs/schools/businesses to develop partnerships and get your community active.
  • Brand – You will work closely with your brand to create the best commercial offer for your customer. You’ll choose all of your ranages within your sport and adapt your business to the current market. You will organise events in your local area to increase brand awareness and customer participation in sport.


You will build your long term project surrounding the commercial policy of your sport. You will collaborate with your teammates and community to achieve your outcomes.


You will receive training in all facets of your job role. At Decathlon every team member is responsible for their own development. This is where your self-starter approach will come into play. Your training will last approximately 6 months, once you’re autonomous in the fundamentals you will have the freedom to choose your own path in the company. Your path is 100% your own and will be heavily based on what you enjoy and what you excel at.

Who are you?

  • A Self starter with a huge passion for sport.
  • Open minded with an innate sense of service to help others.
  • A team player who thrives in fast paced and changing environments.
  • A natural leader who can invest in the development of others.

Next Steps…

If you’re ready to start your Decathlon Journey, apply now!

Salary: (To be defined by local store) + Benefits

Contract: Full Time, Permanent.

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