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Sales Assistant – Intersport

Al Futtaim Group

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP698-5805

The Role

Intersport is the world's leading multi-branded sporting goods retailer, exclusively represented by Al-Futtaim company in the UAE.

The brand offers sports enthusiasts the largest number of international sporting brands under one roof, including in-house brands such as Protouch, McKinley, Firefly, Etirel and Dynatour. The store is segregated into departments for golf, football, tennis, squash, fitness, water sports, rugby and outdoor requirements, with a special focus on women's and children's products. Worldwide, Intersport works closely with brands such as Adidas, ASICS, ATOMIC and NIKE, amongst others, to offer the latest and newest products.

In this role you will be responsible for:

Providing excellent customer service
Processing transactions quickly and accurately
Advising customers
Winning sales to meet targets
Maintaining eye-catching effective displays within the store
Taking pride in your store and maintaining it to a high standard
Following operating procedures
Providing customers with an enjoyable shopping experience


To be successful in winning this role, you will be able to demonstrate:

Customer service skills
Excellent communication and negotiation skills ideally in multiple languages
Familiarity with computer use
Good presentation and excellent personal organisation
A passion for the retail industry
Comfort with shifts
Comfort with physical work
Ability to work in a team
Pride in achieving individual targets
Flexibility and punctuality

About the Company

Established in the 1930's, the Al-Futtaim Group initially operated as a trading enterprise. Rapid development throughout the 1940's and 50's saw it establish itself regionally as an integrated commercial, industrial and services organisation, positioning itself one of the leading business houses in the lower Gulf region. Today, it operates collectively over 40 companies bearing the Al-Futtaim name, dominates many market segments in the UAE, and has expanded its sphere of operation to include Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Egypt.

The Group comprises a diverse range of strategically positioned operating subsidiaries and associate companies, structured to give the Al-Futtaim Group the flexibility and versatility to keep ahead of local competition while keeping pace with the ever-evolving global business scenario. The Groups continued investment in world-class systems technology is clear evidence of its commitment to maintain leading edge performance and service delivery.

The success of the Al-Futtaim Group can be attributed to a business approach that combines the ability to change with the traditional values of integrity, service and social responsibility that define its core business philosophy. This, linked with the Groups belief in decentralisation, gives the heads of the operating companies a high degree of functional autonomy and authority, providing the Group with essential flexibility, and individual employees a clearly defined work culture and sense of responsibility.