Top five jobs of the week

Looking for a new position in the cycle trade? Here are some of our top picks for the week
By Kieran Howells,

With over 700 positions filled in 2017, 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. Senior mechanic

Rat Race Cycles is looking for a full time senior mechanic. It’s a small, workshop-based bike shop in Nunhead, London SE15, with a reputation for excellent quality servicing and customer service. It is after someone at least Cytech 2 level, with plenty of experience in a professional workshop servicing electronic drivetrains, internal cable routing and hydraulics, and wheel building.You also need to be excellent at customer service. The shop is currently open 8am to 6pm weekdays and 9-5 on Saturdays, but is looking at opening 7am to 7pm during the week; rotas are shift-based and you'll be working many Saturdays.

For a full description and how to apply, click here

2. Shop manager

To support its current services including bike hire and servicing, Outspoken Cycles is excited to be opening a full shop offering a range of cargo bikes, tandems and children’s bikes, with an emphasis on family and utility cycling. With strong social aims Outspoken strives to encourage people of all ages and abilities to cycle as a normal, everyday means of transport. You will share its ethos and have a genuine interest in cycling and its role in society.

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3. Shop for sale

Berkshire-based bike retailer and workshop operation, Griff's Cycle Lab is now for sale as a going concern, due to the owner relocating. The ideally situated premises make a strong option for any retailer looking toward expansion. The shop is based on a busy main road, just along from the local train station and has it's own car parking at the front and rear of the shop, along with a massive workshop, making it ideal for it’s workshop drop off operation or a business assessing event hosting.

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4. Part-time sales assistant

Giant Newport Pagnell is offering positions to be part of a dynamic team in one of the biggest Giant brand stores in the UK, it is seeking a part-time sales assistant. The applicant will have to have a positive attitude and be excellent in customer service. The successful candidate will have a willingness to develop their skills and be keen to learn more about cycling, training will be provided. Previous sales experience will be advantageous as will a keen interest in cycling, the successful candidate will help people establish their cycling adventures.

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5. Customer service advisor

Ribble Cycles is currently seeking a cycling-obsessed team player that will strengthen its customer service department. Primarily office based, you will be communicating with customers via email and telephone, answering product and order queries. Ribble also has a showroom which displays its extensive bike range. You will be required to provide advice and product information to visitors in a friendly and welcoming manner.

For a full description and how to apply, click 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