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. Mechanic
Get A Grip Bicycle Workshop is looking for a full time or part-time mechanic for its small and friendly but busy workshop in Clapham, South London. The ideal candidate will have a minimum Cytech two or above qualification, a minimum of two years of experience, they must be a good and effective verbal communicator with excellent customer service and retail experience and they must work very well under pressure whilst demonstrating excellent time management experience. Day to day, the candidate will be expected to manage their workload, parts and tools required and keep the workshop tidy and organised.  Full job description and how to apply here.

2. Sales assistant
Owing to continued growth, ASSOS is currently recruiting for a sales assistant to join its retail team in the UK. The role will be based at the brand new ASSOS flagship store situated in Regent Street, London. As a Sales Assistant you will be expected to offer the ‘ASSOS experience’ to all our customers, greet and converse with customers, identifying the customer’s needs, build rapport with customers to encourage return visits, process transactions and other till related tasks, merchandise and maintain general housekeeping in the store and represent ASSOS at events. Full job description and how to apply here.

3. Buying and operations assistant
Extra UK is looking for a buying and operations assistant to join its young, friendly and highly motivated team in this key internal role based at the Extra UK sales and marketing office in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. Due to the detailed nature of this role, the successful applicant must have strong numeracy skills, a working knowledge of IT systems and excellent attention to detail. Main duties and responsibilities will include assisting the operations manager with day to day buying and operational duties, order processing and management, stock file admin and management, liaising with vendors to ensure accurate and timely deliveries and maintaining/updating internal records for accurate reporting needs. Full job description and how to apply here.

4. Area sales manager
An exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join a friendly family-run importer and distributor of bicycles, parts and accessories has come up. Working within the independent retail sector for Reeces Cycles, the successful candidate will be maximising sales opportunities by developing new customer relationships and providing excellent services to the shop’s existing customers. They will also be selling from a fantastic range of products.Reeces Cycles is looking for enthusiastic individuals who have strong new business skills, excellent sales and presentation skills, strong organisation skills and a keen approach to managing and developing a territory. Full job description and how to apply here.

5. Order management assistant
TartyBikes is looking for a new member of staff to take care of a range of roles, including but not limited to, order picking / packing, unpacking and checking off incoming deliveries from suppliers, basic workshop tasks such as bike assembly. The position will see the candidate working within a small team of enthusiasts, all of whom also have a wide range of workplace skills. This means that tasks are often shared around to ensure variation in employee’s daily work - as such, further responsibilities can be added to the role in future. The successful candidate should have good communication skills and be accurate in their work. A willingness to often undertake tasks on their own without direction from others is important, whilst also being able to work in a team when required. 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.

For more info on the jobs page, or advice on how to post, contact Richard Setters at or on 02073546028. Keep updated on BikeBiz jobs on Twitter at @bikebizjobs

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