Top five jobs of the week – 13th September

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 550 positions in 2018, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five…

Sales specialist – Love Velo
As part of its continued success and its ambitious growth plans, Love Velo is looking for a number of talented salespeople to join its team and help it continue to develop into a household name in the travel industry. Its sales team work in a fast-paced and exciting start-up environment, working exclusively with warm leads they work with its customers to identify, build and sell their perfect cycling holiday. This is an exciting sales role with an incredible product where you will have the opportunity to work as part of a successful and growing team, with great opportunities for progression and high earning potential. Cycling knowledge is not essential, as long as you are a great salesperson with a passion for travel, it can teach you the rest.

Sales and marketing executive – Primal Europe

Are you a confident communicator with some sales experience and a decent grasp of Photoshop? Want to break into the lifestyle/cycling industry and work with a business that encourages creativity, teamwork and bringing about positive change? If so, this is a great opportunity to learn, grow and succeed as one of its client’s sales and marketing executives. In this exciting role, you’ll be supported to hone your sales skills and broaden your expertise. You’ll have the chance to attend events and increase your network, making this a great opportunity to enhance your future prospects.

Internal sales – Silverfish

Silverfish is looking for an internal sales representative to join it in its office in sunny (not guaranteed) Saltash, Cornwall. If you have a passion for all things cycling, whether it’s mountain biking, gravel biking or road cycling, and you are excited to stay up to date with the latest and greatest industry trends and products releases, then you may be the ideal candidate for this role. With market-leading brands, it strives to deliver first-class service and product knowledge to its customers and in this role, you will be the voice of the company by covering all aspects of sales and support to its dealer network. You will be responsible for taking and processing sales orders, sales office administration, making sales calls and generally sharing the love about our brands in and around the UK and Eire.

Independent bike dealer sales co-ordinator – Raleigh UK

Key duties and responsibilities include: deal directly with trade customers either by telephone or electronically; receive and input sales orders accurately providing all necessary stock, delivery and product information, where items are out of stock actively offer alternatives; own and resolve enquiries and issues, liaising as required with other departments including warranty/technical/quality, product management and distribution; answer the telephone, live chat and email tickets in a timely manner to meet department KPIs; ensure CRM records are up-to-date, accurate and complete, assigning tasks and completion dates to other areas of the business; and manage customer consignment stock to ensure orders are shipped within agreed parameters.

Bicycle mechanic – Free Motion

Requirements: Demonstrable experience of at least two years as a bicycle mechanic; advanced knowledge of bicycle mechanics on high-end bikes/e-bikes; advanced knowledge of suspensions, Rock Shox, Fox and Headsock; advanced knowledge about Shimano, SRAM and Campagnolo; ability to work in a changing environment and under pressure; attention to detail; resolution capacity; and ability to stay calm and work as a team in moments of stress.

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