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Edinburgh Bicycle Coop

About Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op

Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op is one of the UK's leading independent bicycle retailers.

We believe we're no ordinary bike shop. We see ourselves as innovative and a bit different - and we're very proud of the fact that we are a successful workers co-operative.

We currently operate eight shops in Scotland and the North of England; Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Newcastle, Leeds, Manchester and Sheffield. Our head office, warehouse and distribution centre are based on the outskirts of Edinburgh.

The bike co-op is a dynamic, progressive and innovative company. As a worker’s co-operative, we provide an environment where an individual can have a direct influence on the running of the business as well as a share in the profits.


Aberdeen shop vacancies

Mechanic (full time, fixed term)

We are looking for an enthusiastic and bike-passionate person to become part of our mechanics team.

You must have bicycle mechanic experience (ideally everything from road to bmx) and you should be used to working to tight deadlines in a bike shop. A Cytech (or equivalent) qualification would help but is not essential.

Most importantly, you’ll be confident of your ability to show first-class mechanical skill and accuracy in a busy work environment.

We offer competitive rates of pay as well as a generous holiday allowance, and an excellent staff discount scheme.

To apply, drop into our shop: Edinburgh Bicycle Co-operative, 458 George Street with your C.V. and covering letter and ask for Les Simpson.

Alternatively send by email to: lessimpson@edinburghbicycle.com.


Edinburgh Bruntsfield shop vacancies

Mechanic (full & part time, fixed term)

We are looking for an enthusiastic and bike-passionate person to become part of our mechanics team.

You must have bicycle mechanic experience (ideally everything from road to bmx) and you should be used to working to tight deadlines in a bike shop. A Cytech (or equivalent) qualification would help but is not essential.

Most importantly, you’ll be confident of your ability to show first-class mechanical skill and accuracy in a busy work environment.

We offer competitive rates of pay as well as a generous holiday allowance, and an excellent staff discount scheme.

To apply, drop into our shop: Edinburgh Bicycle Co-operative, 8 Alvanley Terrace, Whitehouse Loan your C.V and covering letter and ask for Andrew Chambers.

Alternatively send by email to: andrewchambers@edinburghbicycle.com.


Edinburgh Canonmills shop vacancies

Sales Person (full & part time, permanent position)

We are looking for enthusiastic and self-motivated people to become part of our sales team.

You must have an understanding of, and a passion for, all things cycling. Just as important though, you will be a team player with a strong work ethic who takes pride in your first class approach to customer service.

We offer competitive rates of pay as well as a generous holiday allowance, and an excellent staff discount scheme.

To apply, drop into our shop: Edinburgh Bicycle Co-operative, 30 Rodney Street with your C.V and covering letter and ask for James Daly.

Alternatively send by email to: jamesdaly@edinburghbicycle.com.

Mechanic (full time, fixed term)

We are looking for an enthusiastic and bike-passionate person to become part of our mechanics team.

You must have bicycle mechanic experience (ideally everything from road to bmx) and you should be used to working to tight deadlines in a bike shop. A Cytech (or equivalent) qualification would help but is not essential.

Most importantly, you’ll be confident of your ability to show first-class mechanical skill and accuracy in a busy work environment.

We offer competitive rates of pay as well as a generous holiday allowance, and an excellent staff discount scheme.

To apply, drop into our shop: Edinburgh Bicycle Co-operative, 30 Rodney Street with your C.V and covering letter and ask for James Daly.

Alternatively send by email to: jamesdaly@edinburghbicycle.com.


Leeds shop vacancies

Mechanic (full & part time, fixed term)

We are looking for an enthusiastic and bike-passionate person to become part of our mechanics team.

You must have bicycle mechanic experience (ideally everything from road to bmx) and you should be used to working to tight deadlines in a bike shop. A Cytech (or equivalent) qualification would help but is not essential.

Most importantly, you’ll be confident of your ability to show first-class mechanical skill and accuracy in a busy work environment.

We offer competitive rates of pay as well as a generous holiday allowance, and an excellent staff discount scheme.

To apply, drop into our shop: Edinburgh Bicycle Co-operative, 140 Woodland Lane with your C.V and covering letter and ask for Graham Shortt.

Alternatively send by email to: grahamshortt@edinburghbicycle.com.


Manchester Rusholme shop vacancies

Sales Person (part time, fixed term)

We are looking for enthusiastic and self-motivated people to become part of our sales team.

You must have an understanding of, and a passion for, all things cycling. Just as important though, you will be a team player with a strong work ethic who takes pride in your first class approach to customer service.

We offer competitive rates of pay as well as a generous holiday allowance, and an excellent staff discount scheme.

To apply, drop into the shop: Edinburgh Bicycle Co-operative, 7 Wilmslow Road with your C.V and covering letter and ask for Alex Amato.

Alternatively send by email to: alexamato@edinburghbicycle.com.


Online shop vacancies

Sales Person/Bicycle Customiser
Full time (37.5 hours per week)
Starting salary from £12,538 per annum

This is an excellent opportunity in our Online team for someone with excellent customer service skills, and a thorough knowledge of bikes. Based within our Head Office just outside Dalmeny, South Queensferry.

You will be assisting customers by telephone and email on a daily basis with all sales and enquiries, and following up with order processing and dispatch. You will also be responsible for preparing customers' bikes for dispatch – this will involve customisation, and the fitting of accessories and components to the required standard.

You must have a proven background in bicycle maintenance/repairs and be confident at working on all types of bikes. You must also be a real team player, flexible and approachable with great communication skills.

Sales experience would be desirable, however full training will be provided.

If this sounds like you, please email a covering letter and CV to victoriaharper@edinburghbicycle.com quoting job reference FT1/14


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