Why not come and be part of the Shore Team. Please see the list of all currently available positions below.

Lead Softgoods Buyer - Full Time

Job Description

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join and head up our Fashion (softgoods) buying team. Previous experience of working within a retail-buying environment is preferable and we are ideally looking for someone who has a passion for action sports/ outdoors. This is a fulltime position in our busy Purchasing and Merchandising team (40 hours p/w Monday - Friday) based at our company headquarters in East Wittering, West Sussex.

Who are we looking for?

The successful applicant will have had some experience in a retail fashion management or purchasing environment. We are ideally looking for someone with purchasing experience or a veteran of fashion retail who is looking for a change to the purchasing merchandising side of the fashion industry. The candidate will have an eye for fashion and will be responsible for the purchasing of all Men’s, Ladies and Kids Fashion Footwear and Accessories so being able to spot trends and understand what our customer base wants is key. Excellent PC skills, including Word and Excel, are essential. The successful candidate will also be analytical and organised and will be educated to degree level (or have relevant experience) with strong literacy and numerical skills. The successful applicant will also be the face of Shore with our suppliers so a big part of the role will be building and maintaining these relationships.

Finally, the ideal candidate would be passionate about the brands and sports we represent and be actively involved in Watersports/general action sports.

What Will you be doing?

  • Booking appointments for fashion buys, being in our offices or supplier showrooms in various locations and occasionally in Europe. (Paid Travel Included)
  • Sourcing and Developing Fashion Product Ranges.
  • Predicting Seasonal Trends
  • Reviewing Brand Performance and Monitoring market Activity
  • Merchandising Product Online
  • Running and Planning Photo Shoots
  • General Product Management
  • Data and Order Entry
  • Managing the purchasing and merchandising team


  • Competitive Industry Salary + Bonus scheme
  • Upto 25 Days Paid Holiday + Bank Holidays (Length of Service Dependant
  • Flexible working hours


Please note due to the high expected response rate to this role we will not be able to give feedback or reply individually to all applications.. Applications to be sent to Henry at

Shop Assistant Full Time/Part Time

Are you a team player with great attention to detail looking to be part of a team in the surf/action sports world? We are currently looking to fill full-time and part-time positions in our busy flagship store team based in East Wittering, West Sussex.

Who are we?

We are Shore, one of Europe’s largest and longest running watersports businesses, based in East Wittering, just south of Chichester, West Sussex. We were founded over 35 years ago and have a large online presence as well as a flagship store all based right on the beach. We are, first and foremost, a family owned and run company and all our employees are passionate about watersports or the general outdoors. It’s not unusual on a nice day to find all our team on the beach having a BBQ or out on the water after work making the most of the free company benefit on unlimited use of Kayaks, Stand Up Paddleboards and Wetsuits. Our store team are responsible for assisting our customers in finding the right product, giving advice and delivering the highest level of customer service.

Who are we looking for?

The successful applicant will be physically fit and possess a friendly, flexible and positive attitude to work and most importantly be customer service focused. Being involved in watersports or having a keen eye for fashion and merchandising is certainly a bonus.

Benefits Included

  • Working for the largest action sports retailer in the UK
  • Staff discount on products
  • Potential to go Surfing on your lunch break- we even have a shower on site
  • Free use of demo and hire equipment
  • Working in a great team

Salary & Hours

Negotiable dependant on hours + bonus sales incentives. The part-time post could happily suit a student age 16 and above or any person looking for weekend work.


Send your CV to or call 01243 672315 for more information