Number of employees: 1,400
Locations (of offices): 68 stores, Head Office and warehouse
Areas of operation: Retail
Job opportunities available in: Retail sales, retail management, warehouse operations, warehouse management, head office functions
Our pledge to DofE Award holders
- We believe The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award makes young people more employable and better prepares them for work.
- We believe the DofE develops young people’s leadership, problem-solving, self-management and teamworking skills – attributes essential to the future of UK business.
- We look favourably on young recruits with DofE Awards in our recruitment process.
Starting with one shop in the Cotswolds (South–West England) in 1974; we now have 68 stores across the UK staffed by outdoor enthusiasts and have a really fantastic informative website and knowledgeable mail order advisors at the end of the phone.
Many of our employees start in our stores often working part-time hours to fit around their studies or other commitments. It’s a great way to learn about and sell outdoor kit to a wide range of customers and work with like-minded individuals in a fun retail environment.
Keep looking through our pages for profiles of our employees, the types of roles you can find at Cotswold Outdoor and some useful tips from the HR department for if you choose to apply for a job.