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
Bike Switzerland is looking for a new mechanic to join its team in, you guessed it, Switzerland. This position will require a flexible person who is comfortable with menial tasks such as cleaning bikes and sorting equipment, as well as more demanding work building up and servicing premium road bikes. The shop is looking for a mechanic with at least two years of sales and service experience. Although you’ll spend most of your time in the workshop, the applicant should also be prepared to deal face-to-face with clients for sales and/or servicing. This is a full-time position from early/mid-March until the end of October. From November, the shop closes for four months. Full job description and how to apply here.

2. Bike shop manager
CJ Performance Cycles, a rapidly growing family business with a growing online presence, is looking for a hard working/hands on person with at least three years’ experience in the cycling trade; experience of management or a supervisory role is preferential.  As the shop manager, you will provide coaching and assistance to maximise sales volume and profitability whilst exceeding customer expectations. You will assist in the development of sales plans, to achieve agreed sales and financial targets. You will be responsible for managing a team of people in a professional, profitable manner. Full job description and how to apply here.

3. Events and partnerships manager
The Sigma Sport team lives and breathes road cycling and triathlon. Over the last 25 years, Sigma Sport has established itself as a premium retailer within the Road Cycling and Triathlon industry, with a passion for sourcing quality products and providing excellent levels of customer service. As it continues to grow, it is now looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and entrepreneurial marketing manager to join the growing team. As part of a fast growing marketing team you’ll be at the forefront of Sigma Sport’s events and partnerships program. Increasing engagement with customers by managing and executing a unique, industry leading events and partnerships strategy. Full job description and how to apply here.

4. Senior mechanic
Cyclelink Services is looking for someone to take a leading role in its fully-equipped workshop which is at the heart of its business and benefits from natural lighting. The company needs an experienced mechanic who is keen to develop their career and take a leading position within a dedciated team. The role is that of a senior mechanic with general responsibility for the best operation of the workshop. You will need to have good people skills including an ability to nurture the skills of the rest of the mechanics. As the company runs an open workshop, you will be customer facing and will need to be able to explain the work you are carrying out in a friendly informative manner. The job will include and element of sales assistance advising customers on products based on your extensive knowledge of parts and accessories. Full job description and how to apply here.

5. Customer support staff
To ensure that Brompton delivers professional after-sales support service to owners, domestic and international dealers and distributors, the company is now looking for a new customer service employee. The brand’s aim is nothing less than to deliver first class customer service, to match the world-class products that it manufactures and sells around the globe. Brompton offers a very excellent working environment with enthusiastic colleagues who get along very well, communicate and cooperate with each other. The working climate is informal, but the team works hard. Next to good terms of employment, Brompton offers you the opportunity to work in a responsible and challenging job within a dynamic, international and ambitious environment. 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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