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. Graphic designer
Madison/ Sportline is looking for a new graphic designer. Based in Milton Keynes, the successful applicant will have the chance to influence the future graphic direction of the Genesis, Ridgeback and Saracen brands whilst also creating innovative and fresh designs for all affiliated print and in-store artwork. Successful applicants will need to demonstrate an ability to generate fresh and exciting graphics for some of the UK’s most influential bike brands. The role also involves developing cross format advertising, catalogue creation, emailers and art direction for the brand’s web and social media networks. Full job description and how to apply here.

2. Sales role
i-ride is looking for a new sales employee to be based at its Ditchling office. The role will entail working closely with other members of the in-house and on-the-road sales team and other staff to meet the needs of its customers.  Key aspects of the role include; making outgoing sales calls to i-ride retailers, following through on customer service issues and regular email communications. Attending industry shows, events and races to promote our product will add extra variety. Candidates will ideally have an interest or relevant experience in the cycling and/or triathlon sectors. Experience in a sales role, either shop or phone based, is also preferable. Full job description and how to apply here.

3. Shop manager
Blazing Saddles is looking for an individual to take on a shop manager role in its established and busy bike shop in the Calderdale valley. To fulfil this role, you will need to be enthusiastic about working with bikes and have a strong sales background. You will have experience of staff management and excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and a high level of self-motivation. Familiarity with epos systems and social networking is essential. The role provides the ideal opportunity for those seeking to further their career in an expanding company, where excellent service and a ‘can do’ approach have been cornerstones of the company’s success so far. Full job description and how to apply here.

4. Sales and business development manager
Cyclehoop Ltd is looking for a sales and business development manager to join the company. This role is to manage, lead and grow a team of five sales staff and work with other departments to drive the business forward. The existing sales team has three UK client and account executives, one export sales executive and one project support officer. This role will report to the managing director and work closely with other department managers. Key objectives will include securing Cyclehoop’s position as the UK’s leading cycle parking provider and growing its export sales. Full job description and how to apply here.

5. Workshop technician
Wheelbase is looking for an efficient and motivated individual with a passion for cycling to join the team in its busy Lake District store. You will be working in the company’s fully fitted professional Park Tools USA workshop on quality road, mountain and leisure bikes. Wheelbase has a large team of technician’s at the UK’s largest cycle store and you will need to integrate well in to the busy yet relaxed environment of its pro-workshop. You will be involved with the servicing and maintenance of customer bikes, plus custom builds and bike building for the shop floor. 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 rsetters@nbmedia.com or on 02073546028. Keep updated on BikeBiz jobs on Twitter at @bikebizjobs

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