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DICK'S Sporting Goods to Host "National Signing Day" on October 24 to Hire 5,000 Seasonal Teammates

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, has announced that it will host its own "National Signing Day" on October 24 to support the Company's hiring efforts for seasonal teammate positions nationwide.   

DICK'S Sporting Goods Logo. (PRNewsFoto/DICK'S Sporting Goods) (PRNewsfoto/DICK'S Sporting Goods)

DICK'S is looking for exceptional applicants, passionate about sports, to join the nation's largest sports team who will draw on their personal experiences and in-depth knowledge to guide, inform, equip and inspire customers. Teammates will benefit from competitive pay, an up-to 25%-off store discount and the opportunity to work with the best sports and outdoor brands.

"One of our most-valuable assets is our knowledgeable in-store teammates," said JP Elliott, VP of Talent, DICK'S Sporting Goods. "At DICK'S, we live and breathe sports, and we want our customers to know when they come into our stores, we'll have credible teammates ready to help them select the exact products they need. As we gear-up for our holiday-selling season, we plan to hire 5,000 new teammates who are excited to share their knowledge and love of sports with our customers."

Interested applicants are encouraged to first apply online at dicks.com/jobs and then visit their local DICK'S store on National Signing Day to be interviewed and meet the team. The company plans to sign up to 5,000 new teammates on October 24 as support for the holiday shopping season. 

Visit dicks.com/jobs to learn more about joining the DICK'S Sporting Goods team this holiday season. Further information about DICK'S Sporting Goods holiday plans will be releases at a later date.

About DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc.
Founded in 1948, DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. is a leading omni-channel sporting goods retailer offering an extensive assortment of authentic, high-quality sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories. As of August 4, 2018, the Company operated 729 DICK'S Sporting Goods locations across the United States, serving and inspiring athletes and outdoor enthusiasts to achieve their personal best through a blend of dedicated associates, in-store services and unique specialty shop-in-shops dedicated to Team Sports, Athletic Apparel, Golf, Lodge/Outdoor, Fitness and Footwear.

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, DICK'S also owns and operates Golf Galaxy and Field & Stream specialty stores, as well as DICK'S Team Sports HQ, an all-in-one youth sports digital platform offering a comprehensive range of services including technology solutions such as  online registration and league management services, and mobile apps for scheduling, communications and live scorekeeping; team gear such as uniforms and equipment,  fan wear, and access to donations and sponsorships. DICK'S offers its products through a content-rich eCommerce platform that is integrated with its store network and provides customers with the convenience and expertise of a 24-hour storefront.  For more information, visit the Press Room or Investor Relations pages at dicks.com.

Contact: DICK'S Sporting Goods – press@dcsg.com

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