Sales Associate

  • 16th St, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Part-time

Company Description

Decathlon is an innovative sports designer and manufacturer with a mission to bring sports to everyone and promote a healthy active lifestyle. They say retail will change more in the next five years than it has in the past fifty. For this reason alone retail is one of the most interesting and challenging industries to be a part of. Join us in our quest to make sports accessible to all by providing high quality products at great prices!

We are anticipating the Grand Opening of our new Super Store in San Francisco where you will have an opportunity to drive the change and make a local impact to achieve our mission of bringing sports to all!

Job Description

Our Team Members, internally called Sports Players, are devoted to the best experience and satisfaction of our customers. We are looking for someone who is driven by sport with a team player mindset, someone who has a high level of energy and is a natural problem solver. Sport is what we do, so for us it's extremely important that it is a part of who you are. You will have an opportunity to work in the sport section of your interest, learning more about those sport products and practices that are important to you. 

Main responsibilities include ensuring proper merchandise presentation, working with online tools, going above and beyond to engage with our valued sports users and educating them about what Decathlon has to offer. Players are expected to be flexible in order to perform a range of functions in all areas of the store as business needs require. Additional tasks in specific situations may be requested if the performance of these tasks will help achieve our customer service and operational goals. 

As a Part-Time or Full-Time Decathlete, you will:

  • Create a “WOW” customer experience by engaging and providing passionate service to customers who are visiting our store. Which will include greeting, listening and assisting our customers in exceeding their needs as you build a genuine relationship with them
  • You’ll demonstrate an excellent knowledge of our products and offer, as well as Decathlon history and values

  • We’ll count on you to support the team, keep the store and merchandise organized and looking its best

  • Work together with our teams to achieve or exceed weekly sales goals 

  • Support the daily operations of the store when management isn’t present

  • Most importantly you’ll be a team player to a very dynamic team where culture and team environment is essential. Our team knows how to work hard and play hard together to achieve common goals.


  • Passionate about sports and are excited by your potential to drive impactful change in people
  • Positive, hands-on attitude with a desire to learn

  • Embrace responsibility and vitality

  • Previous experience in retail is a plus

  • Great listener, communicator, and a team player

  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Flexible schedule and availability on weekends is a must

Additional Information

  • Paid Time Off
  • Team Bonus

  • Retirement Plan Contribution 

  • Commuter Benefit Options

  • Generous Employee Discount 

  • Team outings to sport based events, happy hours and potlucks

  • A learning environment where you can dive deep and make an impact

We recruit sports lovers, we create projects together, and we bring the pleasure of sports all over the world - let’s build your career path together!

Position Start Date: September - October 2019

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