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Sales, Hire, Event Assistant

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Employer
Bambino Biking & Manchester Bike Hire
Job reference
34819Emp
Location
Salford, Greater Manchester
Salary range
19-25k
Job added
4 August 21
Final date for applications
n/a

Job Description

Cycle Waggle Ltd trading as 

Manchester Bike Hire & Bambino Biking is looking for a new team member, who is motivated and has a passion for cycling and helping others get cycling.  We hire bikes, service bikes, repair bikes and sell bikes.  We work with a wide range of cycling equipment; cargo, non electric, electric, folding and kids bikes.  As  well as, bike seats and trailers for children.  We work with both consumers and businesses alike.

We specialise in cargo bikes and utility cycling, including brands like Tern, Reise & Muller, Urban Arrow, Babboe, and we are also the UK distributor for Carla Cargo trailers. We have one of the largest selections of cargo bikes in the North West.

Based in Salford, Greater Manchester, we are looking for someone to join us and be part of our team. We value great customer experience, a willingness to go the extra mile. We’d like you to have: 

  • A keen interest in utility and leisure cycling for families and individuals

  • A good understanding on how cycling and cargo bikes can work for business

  • Knowledge of cycling and active travel schemes in Greater Manchester and the UK

Skills/Experience Required

About the role

Full Time – Permanent 

The role will be primarily based at our shop in Salford M3 6BY, and we also do regular outdoor and offsite events in Greater Manchester. The role will require regular weekend working on Saturday and Sunday with days off during the week.

Duties

  • Assisting new customers in finding the right bike for their needs

  • Managing customer experience from lead to sale

  • Meeting sales targets

  • Working with both consumer and business customers

  • Exhibiting at outdoor demonstrations and advice events

  • Setting up hire customers with their bikes

  • Assisting with stock input and online orders/sales

  • Riding cargo bikes and cargo trailers (mainly for event work)

 

Essential Qualities 

  • IT competent – ability to learn sales & rental software

  • Great with people

  • A passion for utility cycling/cargo bikes

  • In depth knowledge of traditional, cargo and electric bikes

  • Proficient in family cycling options such as trailers, tag-along and bike seats

  • Ability to manage your own time

  • Works well with a team

 

Desirable Qualities

  • Previous experience in sales, but we welcome individuals with a passion for cycling looking for a new career

  • UK Driving licence - we cycle as much as  we can but for big events we sometimes use a van.

  • Basic bike maintenance skills

  • Ride Leader or Cycling Instructor

 

Benefits

  • Company mobile phone and laptop

  • Staff discounts on bikes and accessories

  • Free hire of company bikes when available

  • Living wage employer

  • 25 days holiday per year

 

Salary 

  • £19,000 - £25,000 depending on experience

 

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to chris@bambinobiking.co.uk

 

Start date: Immediate, we would like to have a person in post by the start of September or earlier.

 

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