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At Decathlon UK, we are driven by our mission to help more people in the UK get physically active and healthy. We are a part of the DECATHLON Group, one of the world’s leading sporting goods retailers. Headquartered in France, DECATHLON specializes in the creation of sports products and their distribution online and in stores at more than 1,700 locations in 61 countries. In the UK, it has over 50 stores nationwide and an e-commerce site that caters to nationwide delivery.
DECATHLON represents more than 85,000 teammates with a turnover exceeding 15€ billion. Our ambition for the future is to push the boundaries of sports retailing into services and experiences, to empower, inspire and connect people to live healthy and active lifestyles.
Our marketplace launched in 2021 with the objective of creating a one-stop shop for sport and is one of the fastest growing areas of Decathlon. As an international retailer, we are uniquely positioned to be the largest sports marketplace in the world and we aim to generate €1bn in our first 5 years.
Having launched in over 13 countries including the UK, France, Germany, Hong Kong and India, we are looking to scale our marketplace platform at pace.
You will be responsible for recruiting high-quality sellers to ensure our marketplace provides the best range of sporting goods brands on the market. You will be targeting brands, distributors and resellers across a range of sports to ensure objectives are met.
Along with the pre-defined wish list, you will be responsible for finding new opportunities that serve our long-term strategic objectives for people, the planet and profits. You will work closely with commercial teams to ensure alignment with company objectives.
You will be a key player in facilitating the marketplace transition/mindset internally. You will work closely with different business functions to facilitate this change management with transparency, good communication and energy.
As we are a global marketplace, you will work closely with your international colleagues to help develop the marketplace strategy globally.
WHO ARE YOU?
Travel: Travel to trade and networking events throughout the year.
Where: Head Office, London (3 days in the office)
Working at Decathlon
If you are a person with an active and dynamic personality, then a Decathlon Career is definitely for you. Our unique culture empowered by our values of vitality, responsibility, generosity, and authenticity, and bonded by our love for sports, will definitely give you an experience of a lifetime.
Get to enjoy the following benefits and perks when working at Decathlon UK:
Rewards and Recognition
Social and Community
Health and Wellbeing
Learning and Development
Are you a Decathlete?
Decathlon, Europe leading sport’s retailer is recruiting passionate sport’s entrepreneurs for its rapid expansion in the UK.
Driven by desire to create customer experience we believe people are at the heart of the business, we believe innovation is endless and we believe that freedom to decide and act is a driver for people’s happiness. And we believe in the power of the team.