The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 550 positions in 2018, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five…
Junior marketing assistant/executive – Hope Technology
Key responsibilities include supporting the brand manager in the development and implementation of annual marketing plans for all Hope products, both to consumers and retailers, assist in managing company marketing campaigns, assisting with and attending events both in the UK and overseas, liaising with the in-house design team to develop and produce promotional materials and in-store POS in line with brand guidelines and brand values, support in copywriting, production, proofreading and approvals of artwork, press releases and alike, build content ideas and editing of Hope website including handling and fulfilment support where necessary, working with agencies and suppliers to support project management and deliver activity plans in a timely and organised manner, responding to marketing-related enquiries from retailers and overseas distributors, and involvement in clothing and promotional merchandise development.
Full-time shop floor sales supervisor – Revel Outdoors
Revel Outdoors is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced person to join its team in a full-time sales role. The successful applicant should have a love for cycling, be able to demonstrate a good understanding of current bike technology (road, off-road and leisure), be self-motivated, well organised and committed to delivering excellent customer service. Key responsibilities will include day to day management of shop floor, customer-focused bike and accessory sales, offer excellent customer service, maintain high standards of organisation and cleanliness on shop floor, product merchandising, interaction with customers in person and via telephone, liaise with customers for service and repair work, and keep EPOS data up to date.
Head of bicycles – The Bike Club
You’ll be in charge of setting-up its London-based refurbishment centre. You’ll help create a warehouse capable of facilitating the refurbishment of thousands of bikes. On an on-going basis, you’ll be ensuring all bikes leave the warehouse top-spec and adventure ready. Working closely with the head office (based in Borough, London Bridge), you’ll develop processes, improving quality control and efficiency within the warehouse. As it grows, you’ll recruit, train and motivate a team around you, that will share a passion for getting kids cycling. Being a small company, you have the opportunity to progress rapidly within an area that fits your skills and expertise.
Store staff – Sonder and Alpkit
Sonder and Alpkit is looking for people to work in its store, opening in a not so secret location somewhere in the heart of the Surrey Hills. So are you keen to get involved with Sonder retail? If you have a passion for the outdoors then come and help it put that passion into helping people. It is expecting this to be an exciting opportunity for those who love the outdoors, love retail and want to work in a new vibrant store, offering real service with personality.
Marketing coordinator – Morvélo Bicycle
Morvélo Bicycle Apparel is looking for a dynamic new marketing coordinator. A love and knowledge of road, mountain bike and gravel is a must. It is an exciting and varied role that will see the right candidate grow in responsibility as the business continues to expand. As Morvélo is a small and passionate team, it is more than a standard marketing role: not only will your creative ideas and detailed planning and execution drive sales, but your passion and knowledge of cycling will enable it to explore and develop new areas and you will also work closely with its web development agency to optimise conversion rate and customer retention. You will also be involved with events and photo shoots both in the UK and abroad. Not to mention also having input and ideas on its new product lines and designs, testing all its clothing on your regular rides. You’ll be joining a company that prides itself on doing and thinking differently to the majority of other cycle brands. Morvélo is based in the vibrant city of Brighton with excellent riding on the doorstep.