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Fit Specialist - Ridgefield Running Company

Company Overview

Ridgefield Running Company, Brookfield Running Company, and Darien Running Company are America's Best Running Store in America in 2022 and have been in the Top 50 for 8 years. Our personalized service helps athletes and individuals alike to find not just the shoes that fit their needs and bring them comfort. Our stores are located in Ridgefield CT, Darien CT and Brookfield CT.

Who are we?

We are a passionate group who believes that the journey through life is about Constant Forward Motion. Your motion is different from my mine but as long as we move forward we grow, we learn, we love, and we become! Our team is a group of knowledgeable and hardworking individuals who don’t mind wearing more than a few hats and stepping in to help out wherever is needed.

Role Description

As a Fit Specialist, you will be responsible for helping customers achieve their health and fitness goals while also creating a personalized in-store experience. This may mean helping find the best footwear and apparel, assist in injury prevention or guide the customer through their nutrition and training.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Ensure customer experience meets the highest standards
  • Conduct gait analysis and ensure the proper fit of footwear, apparel and accessories by utilizing our fit process;
  • Promote in-store events and training programs.
  • Stay current with product knowledge and continue to gain expertise in footwear, apparel, and accessory departments
  • Operate POS system
  • Assist with pricing, markdowns and rolling inventory
  • Represent the company at off-site events such as health-fairs and local races
  • Attend team meetings and tech trainings given by industry brand representatives
  • Have FUN!


  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Knowledge of running shoes and apparel
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced retail environment
  • Experience in inventory management and store operations is a plus
  • A passion for running and an active lifestyle is preferred
  • Must be open to working evenings and weekends

  What We'll Give You

  • Training and Mentorship - Being part of a small business, gives employees first-hand exposure and experience to several aspects of the business and the industry.
  • Competitive Pay and Quarterly Bonus - We’ve created a competitive compensation to foster career development, reward success and to show our employees just how much they’re valued.
  • Turn Passion into a Career - Opportunity to work with like-minded people in a fast, fun and customer-centric environment.

Job Details

  • Location: Ridgefield, CT / Darien, CT / Brookfield, CT
  • Type: Full Time
  • Closes: 09/12/2024