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Outside Sports is growing, come and grow with us!

Do you want to work with a team of sports enthusiasts in a growing company? Outside Sports is for you! We are always looking for motivated and passionate individuals to join our teams.


Key Facts

  • Founded in 1995: more than 25 years of outdoor adventure sports
  • Five specialized outdoor sports shops across South Island, New Zealand
  • Over 200 worldwide quality brands
  • Wide product ranges with over 10 000 references
  • Open 7 days a week all year round
  • Bike & Snow Rentals and Workshops & boot fitting services


Why Work at Outside Sports?

At Outside Sports, we love and live for everything outdoors-related and we are located on the doorsteps of the best adventure playgrounds in New Zealand.

With now over 25 years of experience, 5 successful shops across South Island and a constant growing online business, we are always looking ahead for the next challenges - both at work and outside.

Outside Sports is one of New Zealand’s leading outdoor retailers with an extensive set of summer and winter operations and a catalogue of over 10,000 references and 200 brands continuously expanding.

We offer a fun, stimulating and motivating environment with various employment positions and great professional opportunities.


Our Company Values

Passion: We are driven by the enthusiasm for the mountains and the great outdoors and believe in what we do.

Innovation: We are constantly in the search for the next brand of product with the latest leading-edge technologies and designs to improve the outside experience for our customer.

Creativity: We believe that every role is a vital contribution to our company’s success this is why everyone’s idea, inspiration and vision are involved.

Expertise: We are dedicated to providing you professional, excellent service and enjoy sharing our knowledge as well as experience of our beloved local and beyond playgrounds.


Staff Benefits

• Staff discounts
• Special rates on various activities
• Professional training
• Several shifts options
• Athletes sponsorships
And much more…

If you have great energy, have a genuine active love of the outdoors and would like to join one of our like-minded friendly team, then come and join the Outside Sports Family!

Just send us an email at info@outsidesports.co.nz with your CV, cover letter and any other relevant info to help us understand why you’re the right person for the job, or pop into one of our five stores – Queenstown Airport, Queenstown City Centre, Wanaka, Te Anau and Tekapo. We look forward to meeting you and hearing about your passions, adventures and how your values align with our mission.



Positions Currently Available:



WINTER RENTALS STAFF WANTED - Outside Sports Queenstown and Wanaka Store

Outside Sports is one of New Zealand's leading outdoor specialist retailers specialising in hiking, biking, skiing and running. We are in an exciting growth phase which includes the imminent opening of our sixth store in the Southern Lakes region. We are looking for passionate people to be part of our Queenstown and Wanaka ski and snowboard rental operation for this coming winter.

You’ll be enthusiastic, motivated and keen to work with a great team in a successful operation. This is a fast paced working environment and we are seeking team members who work well under pressure and who understand the importance of delivering outstanding customer service. Training will be provided; however, ideally you’ll have previous experience in a rental store, and good knowledge in the latest ski equipment and technology. You will be using web based software - Bike Rental Manager for online and in store rental offerings.

Applicants must be flexible with working hours and be available to work on weekends. This is a seasonal position from June - October with opportunities to work in other departments in summer. What the role offers:

  • Competitive pay rate
  • Working alongside fellow team members who are passionate about the outdoors
  • Variety of shifts available to allow time for you to enjoy the outdoors
  • Outdoor product staff benefits including access to latest product and samples
  • The potential opportunity to work in other outlets/departments



RETAIL STAFF WANTED - Outside Sports Queenstown and Wanaka Store

Based in the resort towns of the South Island of New Zealand, Outside Sports is one of New Zealand’s leading outdoor retailers with an extensive set of summer and winter operations spread over five branches.

We are looking for a motivated salesperson for a permanent full-time role in our Queenstown and Wanaka store. Ideally, you will be an outdoor enthusiast with knowledge and experience in various outdoor activities. You’ll be working in one of the top Winter and Summer resorts in the World!

The successful applicant will enjoy offering excellent customer service to sell anything from running shoes to high end, technical jackets. You’ll also be fully trained in our store's duties such as merchandising, communicating with our other branches and keeping the shop looking spic and span!

This role is to commence as soon as possible.



Bike Mechanic / Retail Person Wanted-Outside Sports Queenstown

Outside Sports is one of New Zealand’s leading outdoor retailers with an extensive set of summer and winter operations spread over five branches in the Southern lakes of New Zealand.

We are looking for a motivated Bike Team Member for a permanent full time role with our Queenstown Team. The ideal applicant will have at least 3 years experience working in a bike store – fixing, renting and selling bikes and accessories. They will be working alongside our manager in our busy bike operation based in the heart of Queenstown.

Over the winter months you will be working alone for most of the time in our bike operation (through you will still be part of a big store operation). You must be reliable, responsible, and organised. This role will require you to work mornings, afternoons, and some weekends but there will still be plenty of time to ride and enjoy our outdoors. Please note that we will also consider a part time role for the right applicant.

Enquiries may be made via email, phone call or in person. You must hold a current work visa and be eligible for employment in New Zealand.


Queenstown Applications to Judy Knight   judy@outsidesports.co.nz Wanaka Applications to Darren Grimmett   darren@outsidesports.co.nz