Top five jobs of the week – 4th October

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

UK dealer network manager – Fantic

An exciting opportunity now exists to appoint a dedicated e-bike dealer network manager for this world-class brand here in the UK. The position is responsible for identifying potential retail partners, developing and supporting an active dealer network and maintaining the growth of sales to meet agreed targets and objectives. A flexible team player approach is essential and a personal interest in cycling will be an obvious advantage. A passing interest in motorcycles may help, but is by no means essential. The position is based in our offices in Canterbury, working as part of a wider team. A competitive package will be offered to the ideal candidate with the prospect for personal growth and promotion.

Bike mechanic/salesman – Decathlon Surrey Quays

As a mechanic in our workshop, you give confidence to our customers in our after-sales service. Predominantly focused on bikes servicing and repairs, the workshop gives our customers the assurance that no matter what happens to their product they can bring it to the in-store workshop to be repaired. From broken spokes to snapped tent poles, you are driven to ensure all our customers leave completely satisfied. Our front of house concept means you must be customer-focused and friendly, able to adapt to different situations and enjoy building long-lasting relationships with your local sports users. A Cytech qualification is an advantage, but a passion for cycle repairs and a desire to run your own business are a must. Cytech training and apprenticeships on offer after completion of probation period.

Delivery bicycle rider – Freddie’s Flowers

This is an exciting opportunity to join a small and fast-growing company. Freddie’s Flowers are looking for full-time delivery bike riders to cycle around delivering our boxes of gloriously fresh flowers to our customers’ homes. As the company continues to grow, we are dedicated to delivering as many of our boxes as possible by bike. Not only with this help save the planet but it also will deliver the best customer experience. At Freddie’s Flowers, our mission is to bring zen-like joy to homes across the country by delivering gloriously fresh flowers in stunning combinations to customers’ doors every week. Now, we deliver to 60,000 happy customers UK wide, and have just been listed in The Sunday Times Fast Track 100 as one of the UK’s ‘Ones to Watch’. We have a team size of around 60 based in Earlsfield and 40 at our packing warehouse in Isleworth.

Come and work in New Zealand – Evo Cycles

At Evo Cycles, it is all about the staff. Without our amazing staff, we would not have the business we have today that our customers trust and love. Our company culture is second to none, with the different stores/locations putting on regular rides (for both staff and customers), café catch-ups and of course team bbq’s with a local brew or two. The current roles we have available are retail assistants, workshop mechanics, marketing, logistics and management positions. We want applicants who can see themselves relocating to New Zealand and making a life for themselves in the Land of the Long White Cloud.

Brand manager – ZyroFisher

This is an exciting opportunity to join the brand management team at ZyroFisher in the role of brand manager. Reporting to the brand portfolio director and working alongside the existing team you will be responsible for: developing and executing an annual brand plan to deliver against portfolio strategy; the introduction of new products and initiating and briefing on sales campaigns; work closely with the field sales team and the retail network to add value and maintain a leading market position for your brands; delivering all activity within agreed budget; taking responsibility for selection, development and growth of your brands, interpreting market requirements; championing and promoting the brands through an ethos of brand passion and outstanding marketing application; continually reviewing product performance and competitive positioning, to ensure the consistency with the company’s brand values and target customers, ensuring a point of difference in the market place.

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