Working in sports doesn’t mean you have to work for a team or league. Many people that are interested in sports find it very exciting and rewarding to work on the sports products side. This includes large product companies like Nike and Adidas all the way down to small shops that sell sport specific products such as ski or biking equipment. Product jobs usually contain three key components:
There is a great variety of options for those interested in a career in product sales as it relates to sports and otherwise. The jobs vary from manufacturer reps for sports apparel or accessories to general sporting goods store sales people to store managers to marketing and sales professionals at major sports brands (i.e., Nike, Adidas, UnderArmour).
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