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Sports Authority recruiting staff for Ponce store

The company will hire more than 70 people for its store, who the retailer said must “be enthusiastic, ready to learn and passionate about sports.” (Credit: www.wikipedia.org) The company will hire more than 70 people for its store, who the retailer said must “be enthusiastic, ready to learn and passionate about sports.” (Credit: www.wikipedia.org)

Sporting goods retailers Sports Authority announced Monday it has begun recruiting staff for the new store it will open in Ponce Oct. 19. It will be the first location for the retailer in Puerto Rico.

The company will hire more than 70 people for its store, who the retailer said must “be enthusiastic, ready to learn and passionate about sports.” Recruiting efforts start this week, and interested people should send their resumes to hrservices@aonhewitt.com, Attn: Sports Authority, before Aug. 28.

“We’re thrilled about expanding the Sports Authority chain to Puerto Rico, where we expect to offer a great value proposition and the best brands,” said Michael Foss, CEO of the Sports Authority. “We’re looking for solid candidates whose priority is offering customers an unmatched level of service.”

For more information about the retailer’s job opportunities, visit: jobs.sportsauthority.com/ponce-coming-soon.

Sports Authority is building a second store at the Plaza Las Américas mall in Hato Rey.

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Business reporter with 25 years of experience writing for weekly and daily newspapers, as well as trade publications in Puerto Rico. My list of former employers includes Caribbean Business, The San Juan Star, and the Puerto Rico Daily Sun, among others. My areas of expertise include telecommunications, technology, retail, agriculture, tourism, banking and most other areas of the economy.

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