The French sports retail giant, Decathlon, has become one of the best-known brands in Spain thanks to its model, in which lovers of practically any sport can find equipment at competitive prices. Now, in order to consolidate its workforce, it is looking for almost 800 new employees throughout Spain.
The company, with more than 170 stores in Spain , has been all summer offering new job offers both temporary for the campaign and permanent.
Decathlon is in a way a good place for younger first job seekers to start their careers, but it also has an internal training and promotion model that makes it a good destination for older professionals. Always, yes, that they are fans of some sport or outdoor activity, their fundamental requirement.
In total, more than 798 vacancies can be found on its website right now , which places Decathlon as one of the companies that is moving the labor market the most.
The offers cover practically all of the Spanish geography, but stand out for their concentration in large capitals, such as Madrid (135), Barcelona (128) or Valencia (55).
Among the positions that are most in demand are from cashier and salesman, through warehouse waiter , customer service and different types of sports salespeople ranging from horse riding, cycling, gymnastics, camping or contact sports.
Of course, that does not prevent qualified employment is not required. Decathlon is actively looking for logistics managers, mechanics, marketing staff, or IT on a recurring basis.
Decathlon: what requirements does it demand and what salaries does it pay
Decathlon does not require work experience for its sales positions, but it does value the relationship with the sport. In fact, most of their offers require that to be a seller of a section you are a practitioner of that sport or at least a deep connoisseur.
Knowing how much a Decathlon worker can expect to charge is something simple since the company has its own collective agreement. In it they mark a salary of 7.49 euros per hour up to 9.48 euros.
Annually, salaries range from 14,794.06 euros per year with basic extra payments included for the lowest-paid subgroup to 18,341.73 euros for the highest.
All this gives an average salary according to these same sources of between 1,200 euros net and 1,500 , depending on the responsibility. In addition, they have premiums for sales of the store in which they work that can increase the payroll between 5 and 10% per year.
How to send your resume to Decathlon and apply for a job
Anyone who wants to apply to work at Decathlon must register and complete the process to send their resume through the job portal on their website.
In it we can filter by position and location, and find the specifications of each position fully detailed.
To register, we can choose to register manually with username and password , or follow these other steps:
- Do it through b4work , where we will create a professional profile that is automatically linked to the Decathlon database
- Or through the Indeed job offers website profile .
Once our CV is selected, we could be called for an interview in which to demonstrate the aptitudes for the position to which we aspire.
Until 2019 Decathlon also collected CVs in hand in its stores, something that it stopped doing, so everything happens online.