New Vacancy - Sales Assistant - Runners Need, Covent Garden

Runners Need have an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic full time or part time Sales Assistants to join their exciting and vibrant store in Covent Garden.


We are looking for experienced sales professionals with knowledge of and a passion for running.

You will be joining a proactive and results focused business where you will be given the opportunity to put your ideas into practice and make a measurable contribution to development of the business.

Day-to-day duties and responsibilities:

To assist the Store Manager to achieve maximum store efficiency and profitability accordance with Company policy. To assist the Store Manager in the smooth running of the store by helping to create and maintain an environment which encourages the customer to purchase. The Sales Assistant role covers the following areas:

  • As the frontline member of our retail team, you will be expected to provide customers with the best possible customer service experience
  • Be involved in stock control and management
  • Assisting shoppers to find the goods and products they are looking for
  • Being responsible for processing cash and card payments
  • Stocking shelves with merchandise
  • Answering queries from customers
  • Giving advice and guidance on product selection to customers
  • Keeping the store tidy and clean, this includes hovering and mopping
  • Working within established guidelines, particularly with brands
  • Attaching price tags to merchandise on the shop floor
  • Receiving and storing the delivery of large amounts of stock
  • Keeping up to date with special promotions and putting up displays

Alongside your CV, please send a covering letter outlining your experience within retail sales as well as your passion / interest in running and the outdoor sports lifestyle to