Top five jobs of the week

Kieran Howells
Top five jobs of the week

With over 660 positions filled in 2016, the BikeBiz online jobs board is going from strength to strength. As the number of listings grows on a daily basis, we’re keeping you up-to-date with the latest and greatest jobs on offer to the industry.

1. Shop and sales manager

Jem Speed Shop is currently expanding to offer a full range of e-bikes and is now looking for a member off staff to run operations. This is an exciting opportunity for someone that is genuinely excited about the future of electric bikes and to start a new venture from the ground up. The shop is looking for a full time member of staff to run the whole mountain bike side. This will include managing the shop, selling the products, all aspects of social media, basic building of the bikes when new stock arrives and much more. There is courses available from raleigh regarding product training and general maintenance. Full job description and how to apply here.

2. Mechanic
Rutland Cycling is looking for a new mechanic to join its team. Ideally Cytech qualified, if not, the company will provide the necessary training, your mechanical knowledge will be matched by your ability to be a flexible team player who is able to deliver a first class technical service to customers through high standards and the efficient turnaround of maintenance and repairs work. You will also be called upon to sell parts and accessories at the workshop counter utilising your sales skills. Based at Rutland Cycling’s modern, well equipped Giant store at Normanton on the shore line of Rutland water, you will be able to enjoy the many benefits of working for a forward looking Company. Full job description and how to apply here.

3. Sales guru
East Street Cycles is looking for a sales guru to complement its team in Walton on Thames. You should possess good knowledge of bikes, components and brands to complement our current team. Your primary responsibility will be to interact with and advise customers in their search for suitable products and to assist in the general running of the shops operations. The successful candidate will be joining an established team with the opportunity to put his/her ideas into practice and make a measurable contribution to development of the business. Full job description and how to apply here.

4. Mechanic
Due to the transition of one of its race mechanics, British Cycling now has a new vacancy.  Great Britain Cycling Team is only involved in cycling disciplines including in the Olympic and Paralympics programme: Road – including Individual Time Trial, Track, Mountain Bike Cross Country, BMX and Para-cycling specialities, therefore an expert level of mechanical competence in at least one of these areas is a pre-requisite.  This vacancy has a para-cycling bias, but all applicants will be assessed in respect of all key disciplines and any specific expertise should also be coupled with a willingness to diversify into other disciplines should the interests of the team dictate. Full job description and how to apply here.

5. Customer service
Trek Bicycles is looking for a new customer service employee to work out of its Milton Keynes office. The support team cover all aspects of the programme and the wider business processes it supports. Training provided isn’t confined to the technical aspects of the software solution, though that is obviously covered, but also advises on financial analysis and planning all the way through to a holistic marketing strategy to cover an IBD’s eCommerce presence as well. You will be required to staff the Ascend UK EPOS Support Line, providing customers with technical advice and assistance, provide additional business support including assisting with Trek continuance improvement and assist with on-call out-of-hours support on a rotational basis, amongst other tasks. Full job description and how to apply here.

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Nearly 270,000 people checked in on the busy jobs page last year; our latest statistics show that the majority of visitors check the site on a daily basis, contributing directly to our number one position on Google for bike jobs searches in the UK.

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