Retail Shop Manager - The Edge Sports - Cork

Retail Shop Manager – Bike – Run – Swim and Endurance Sport Specialists



Cork City Centre


Based on experience


Permanent | Full Time


Job Description

The Edge Sports Shop is Cork’s leading Cycle, Running and Swimming Specialist shop in Cork City.  We are a local Cork based business stocking all of the main brands and delivering excellent customer service.  Our staff are passionate about sports and we have a friendly, fun work environment.  


This is a hands-on roll incorporating full responsibility for the day to day running of the shop.  The Manager will be responsible for the success of a 3000 sq. foot Sports Shop specialising in Bikes, Running, Swimming and Fitness products. 


Core Manager Responsibilities


  • To have a hands on approach in running all areas of the shop
  • To motivate, lead, train and develop the shop team (including acting as an excellent role model)
  • To use your commercial awareness to drive and increase store sales and minimise losses (e.g. through theft, damage)
  • To provide excellent customer service
  • To maintain standards within the store and ensure stock is presented in the best possible manner
  • To communicate with and report directly to Higher level management / the Shop Owners



Role Requirements


  • Active participation in Cycling and/or Running, ideally with a competitive background.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Strong Commercial Awareness
  • Numerical proficiency and Attention to Detail.
  • Minimum 1 Year of Management experience and Retail experience.
  • Confident at picking up new IT skills and systems.
  • The role is full-time, 5-days a week but flexibility is important and Saturday availability is essential.
  • Fluent English language is absolutely ESSENTIAL.
  • Inner Drive and the desire to constantly improve yourself, the staff team, and the shop.