Department Manager

  • 3938 Horton St, Emeryville, CA 94608, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Decathlon is one of the biggest sporting goods designer, manufacturer, and retailer based in France, with a big global presence and many sports under one roof. We are very excited to welcome you to our new Super Store in Emeryville!

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. In our quest to make sports accessible to all by providing a high quality product at a reasonable price, our goal is to be wherever we are needed, whenever we are needed, however we are needed.

Job Description

Our Sport Leaders are responsible for customer service and sales, department profitability as well as building and coaching teams within their department. You’ll be making decisions for the business from day one by analyzing and planning your commercial activity, forming new ways to boost your sport’s range of products for your local customers and engaging your sports users through the organization of events in and out of the store. Your determination coupled with our training will teach you the fundamentals of how to grow your market share for your favorite sport. You are encouraged to think outside the box and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit.

Job Responsibility including but not limited to:

  • Choosing product range based on market research and availability

  • Merchandising and stock management online and in-store

  • Customer product feedback

  • Community development through local partnerships and event hosting

  • Analyzing sales and taking action within the department to maximize sales through joint operational and commercial focus to obtain the highest level of profitability

  • Create social media marketing plans and increase your sport’s online visibility through ecommerce structure.

  • Recruiting, building and managing your department teams


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

  • Embrace responsibility and vitality

  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Great listener, communicator, and team player

  • Strong leadership qualities, previous experience in management is a plus

  • Experience with social media campaigns and data analytics 

  • Basic knowledge of Office and Google Suite is necessary

  • Flexible schedule and availability on weekends is a must

Additional Information

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid medical and dental insurance

  • 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 would love to hear which sport(s) you practice and how often, please let us know in the Cover Letter section.

Sports for all!!!

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