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Sports Basement

Merchandising Team Member


Sports Basement

Sports Basement is a Bay Area sporting goods retailer, but it feels like so much more! We carry the best brands at the best prices, we rent snow gear, camp gear, bikes and more, and we'll fix up your bike or tune your ski gear at our in-store service shops. Even better, we offer tons of comfy couches and community spaces so you can feel at home, enjoy a film festival, or meet some (sorta) famous athletes. From hosting fundraisers for local schools & charities to cheering you on at a local race, we're a key part of our local communities as well as a safe space to hang out (that’s what the couches are for).

Position overview

Are you a creative person? Do you enjoy problem-solving? Are you driven to create visual displays to “WOW” customers? Then the merchandising position might be right for you. The merchandising team at Sports Basement is in charge of bringing and stocking all product to the floor. They create displays, product stories and determine the flow of each department. Attributes that will make you successful in this role are • Work well with a team and independently. • Some computer skills used to analyze reports, access display materials, and more. • Communicate effectively with store staff about the new product. • Use daily interactions with customers and staff feedback to tailor your merchandising efforts. • Create compelling visual merchandising throughout all departments. • Able to manage and prioritize workload. • Must be able to lift 40 pounds, bend down repeatedly, and stand for the majority of a shift. • Maintains a clean and safe work environment.


Sports Basement offers a competitive wage with plenty of opportunities for advancement after skills and experience are demonstrated. Specific starting wages are dependant on location and experience. We went above and beyond with our benefits, as a Sports Basement staffer you'll get: • Full health, dental, and optical coverage (full-time staff). • Participation in our profit-sharing bonus pool (full-time staff). • 40% off our already low prices. . . for life! (after you work 2,000 hours). • A kitchen fully stocked with free, tasty, healthy food for breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner. • A free flight every time you work the equivalent of one full year. • Free skiing, camping, and biking trips with our Out of the Basement program. • Free use of our rental gear. • Up to $1,000 per year in event and race fee reimbursements. • 401(k) plan. • Stock options program (full-time staff). • Flexible schedule for students.