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. Sales Assistant
Ubyk is looking for a new sales assistant to join the team in Oxford. The Shop is looking for someone with lots of energy that gets excited by high-end bikes and components. The right candidate will be a true enthusiast with a passion for the sport and self-motivation to work on a full-time basis in the vibrant Oxford store. The shop has won Singletrack Showroom of the Year and BikeBiz Top 20 Independent Bike Shop award 2014 and 2015, so the candidate will be expected to keep up Ubyk’s high reputation. They will be required to work on the shop floor and help the web team, taking sales calls, helping customers with their enquiries, web orders and bike builds. Full job description and how to apply here.

2. Mechanic
Bikes for Good Causes is looking for a part-time bike mechanic for its shop in Wood Green from April. The company is a social enterprise that works with a local charity; it exclusively deals with second-hand bikes, which are all donations. The business also does repairs and sells the refurbished donated bikes and accessories. The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service skills, a proven experience in servicing bikes, a good standard of spoken English and at least two recent employment references – at least one of them has to be bike-related. Full job description and how to apply here.

3.Technical centre administrator
SRAM is looking for a new technical centre administrator to be based in Winsor. The role will include helping the SRAM Technical team to meet their service level agreement for processing warranty components through the SRAM Technical Centre and helping with customer queries over the phone and via email. The successful candidate will also be helping within the warehouse. Key responsibilities will include answering incoming telephone calls and associated actions, processing all warranty items received into SRAM Technical Centre and preparing for technician investigation, warehouse tasks within the SRAM Technical Centre, providing race and event support as required, determined by the annual calendar, ensuring all labour and warranty items are claimed back when processing warranty items and providing general support across the department with ad hoc tasks/projects as required. ZyroFisher’s culture is one of realising and rewarding potential, empowering its team to achieve; they offer a working environment which is dynamic, progressive and supportive. Full job description and how to apply here.

4. Cycle to Work coordinator
The Tiso Group is looking to recruit a Cycle to Work coordinator to be based at its head office in Edinburgh. The role will also involve some travelling; including attending roadshows and employers benefit days at workplaces around Scotland to promote the Cycle to Work scheme. The scheme is one of the key drivers of the cycle trade and is an area of development and focus for the business. Reporting to the general manager of Alpine Bikes, the candidate will be responsible for growing the Cycle to Work area of the business through existing contacts and generating leads to create new business opportunities for Cycle to Work. They will be the main point of contact for all cycle to work queries from employers as well as handling key elements of administration for the scheme. This role will involve getting out and about in Scotland speaking to workplaces in Scotland to create more business opportunities in order to grow the cycle to work element for the business. This will involve presenting the benefits of a cycle to work scheme in the workforce. Also holding workshops to new and existing employers that have signed up to the scheme. Full job description and how to apply here.

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5. Mechanic
The Bike Project is looking for a new mechanic to join the team in London. The company is a charity and social enterprise based in Denmark Hill. It refurbishes second-hand bikes for refugees and asylum seekers in London.  The job requires experienced freelance mechanics to support us during busy periods. As a minimum, candidates should have a Cytech level two qualification – or equivalent – plus a year’s workshop experience or two years workshop experience. Full job description and how to apply here.

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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