Careers at Sputnik

Be a part of our passionate team of ski, snowboard and skateboard enthusiasts…

Do you have a genuine passion for skiing, snowboarding, skateboarding, or the mountains? …. Don’t worry you don’t have to know all three, but we all have a genuine passion for at least one of them.

Would you describe yourself as friendly, positive and good at connecting and understanding people? … As a team we constantly strive to deliver unbelievable customer service, advice, expertise and knowledge and build long-term relationships with our extremely keen ski, snowboard and skateboard customers.

Do you have a strong desire to keep learning and sharing your knowledge and experiences? Are you looking for a career and not just a job? …We are looking for people who want to make this their life, who want to be part of an exciting dynamic environment and industry that once you are part of you will never want to leave!

We are looking for someone who is ready to join our team to take on a variety of responsibilities, while constantly striving to build, maintain and add value to our long-term customer relationships – ultimately helping us grow and be the best in the industry! - Our ethos is ‘Every Customer Matters’

We want YOU to be part of our team.

Who Are We?

We are a specialist ski, snowboard and skateboard shop, passionate about delivering excellent service, value and expert advice to our customers. Family owned and run since we started back in 1965 and have always focused on being very friendly and helpful to our customers and our extended family (…all our staff)!

Our exciting retail environment encompasses both Ski Bartlett and Sputnik Store…

Ski Bartlett was founded in 1965 and is one of the largest independently run specialist ski shops in the UK. We are a friendly family owned business, with a niche for specialist areas of the ski industry, including racing, freestyle, freeride, touring and telemark skiing.

Sputnik was founded in 1999 as a specialist snowboard offshoot of Ski Bartlett. Sputnik also encompasses skateboarding and the associated lifestyle clothing.

Ski Bartlett and Sputnik have an enviable reputation for providing specialist advice to all our customers on what is correct for their chosen discipline and ability level.

We are constantly striving to progress, improve and innovate all processes within our business, for both customers and staff, and we want every team member to be a collaborative part of this process.

Are we a good fit so far?... If YES, keep reading....

**What Is In It For YOU?!?!**

Working with Ski Bartlett and Sputnik would be the single most useful education you could get around the world of snowsports, ski and snowboard equipment and retail sales. You would literally be getting paid to learn, and contribute value in the form of your ideas, positive energy and organizational efforts.


Salary with regular reviews, several benefits, including staff discount, tax saving childcare vouchers, there is always an endless supply of tea, coffee and biscuits - we may sometimes even buy you lunch! 

You may also have the opportunity to be a part of the Ski industries of Great Britain Ski Test or Spring Break Snowboard Test. A huge perk as you’ll be exposed to understanding and using various different products from the following winters equipment and being able to transfer this first hand knowledge directly back to customers and other team members.

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Still interested?  ... Good!  Here’s your next step:

  • BEFORE taking action, re-read this ad twice and make sure it fits your philosophy. We want serious inquiries only. 
  • To apply click on one of the above job opportunities and read the finer details. At the bottom of the page you'll find a link to a job application questionnaire.