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. Bike mechanic and sales assistant
Decathlon is looking for a new bike mechanic and sales assistant to join the team in Cambridge. Daily duties will include satisfying customers with quality service, building strong relationships with regulars, listening to the needs of clients to deliver good advice and keeping a clean and organised workshop. The will offer the opportunity to build a new project with the brand whilst developing essential skills through training and permanent coaching before and after the opening. If you have no Cytech accreditation, you will have the chance to become a Cytech trained mechanic Level two or three.Full job description and how to apply here.

2. Account manager
2Pure is looking for a new account manager to join the company. Based in the South of England, the ideal candidate will be fully responsible for all sales activity within the territory. The territory will cover the London, Kent, Surrey, East and West Sussex, Hampshire, Essex, Hertford, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Gloucester, Wiltshire, Dorset, Somerset, Devon, Cornwall, South Wales.The successful applicant will be required to stay away from home at least 3 nights a month and key responsibilities will include hitting monthly brand sales and margin targets, pre-selling brands within specific time periods to hit order deadlines, driving dealer satisfaction by giving high levels of customer service and working with the internal sales team to maximize dealer support.Full job description and how to apply here.

3. Store manager
Quench cycles is looking for a new store manager to work with the team in Kent. The successful candidate will be joining an inclusive, friendly, dynamic and fun team who take pride in their work and who enjoy building long term relationships with their customers within a varied role. They will be Joining the company at its new store at Cyclopark – Europe’s largest bespoke cycle park in Gravesend. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, motivated manager to join a highly effective, growing, fast-moving and award winning business and to take responsibility for a store as if it was their own. Responsibilities include driving sales, delivering exceptional standards and training a new team. The successful candidate will have the ability to be entrepreneurial and instrumental to the continuing development of the business.Full job description and how to apply here.

4. Deputy manager
Alpine Bikes is looking for a new deputy manager to join the team in Aberdeenshire. The successful candidate will have a proven record of team leadership including delegation, prioritisation and people management skills and the ability to inspire staff towards providing consistently high levels of customer service. Ideally, candidates will have bike industry knowledge, be proactive, be willing to run the store in the absence of the Shop Manager and having a Cytech qualification would also be an advantage. They will have to adopt a flexible approach towards working hours whilst operating as deputy manager within the store and will also have a clear understanding of stock management and retail merchandising.Full job description and how to apply here.

5. Mechanic
The Cyclexperience Christchurch, Dorset team are now recruiting for an experienced full time mechanic and sales person to start ASAP. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the repair, service and set up of bikes, providing excellent customer service. They will have an eye for detail and work well as part of a busy team. It’s important that the successful applicant has experience in working on all types of bikes. Cytech qualifications are an advantage but not necessary. Sales will also be an essential part of these rolls and candidates will be required to have a positive customer facing manner and experience in sales. Benefits include a competitive salary and generous staff discount.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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