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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 our successful co-op history.

We currently operate five shops in Scotland and the North of England; Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Newcastle, and Leeds. 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 workers’ 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.

We offer a number of additional staff benefits including a generous holiday allowance and an excellent staff discount scheme.

Our current vacancies:
Newcastle Assistant Manager
Deputy Branch Managers – Aberdeen & Leeds
Aberdeen Senior Bike Mechanic
Aberdeen Bike Mechanic
Aberdeen Salesperson

Assistant Manager – Newcastle

 Full time (37.5 hours) permanent position

Generous staff discount

 

Founded in 1977, Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op is an established independent bike retailer. We operate 5 retail outlets across Scotland and the North of England as well as an ecommerce operation supported by a large warehouse/distribution centre on the outskirts of Edinburgh. As an employee owned business, service quality and the customer are at the heart of what we do.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Manager in our Newcastle store and we’re inviting candidates to apply.

About the Role

Based at our store in Byker, you will work closely with the Branch Manager and Deputy Manager in all aspects of running the branch. You will be able to demonstrate strong leadership, organisational and motivational skills to and be willing to take responsibility. The Newcastle store has a proven reputation for high quality advice and customer service. You will have excellent people skills, be a good listener, inspire, train and develop staff in order to deliver an exceptional customer service while maximising sales opportunities. You will have an eye for detail, and the determination to see tasks through to completion.

If you have the enthusiasm, appetite and personality to deliver flawless customer service and are interested in joining our management team in Newcastle then we want to hear from you.

If you are interested in joining our management team in Newcastle and would like details on how to apply, please request an application pack quoting the reference Newcastle AM from:

jobs@edinburghbicycle.com

Closing date: 5pm 7th February 2020

 

Deputy Branch Managers – Aberdeen & Leeds

 Full time (37.5 hours) permanent positions

Generous staff discount

 

Founded in 1977, Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op is an established independent bike retailer. We operate 5 retail outlets across Scotland and the North of England as well as an ecommerce operation supported by a large warehouse/distribution centre on the outskirts of Edinburgh. As an employee owned business, service quality and the customer are at the heart of what we do.

We have an exciting opportunity for Deputy Manager positions in two branches: Aberdeen and Leeds, and we’re inviting candidates to apply.

About the Role

You will report directly to the Branch Manager and will work closely with them in running the branch. You will be able to demonstrate strong leadership and organisational skills, be able to take responsibility, have the knowledge and experience to support the Branch Manager and deputise in their absence. You’ll possess drive, be able to inspire, motivate, train and manage a sales team to provide an exceptional customer experience whilst delivering sales to target. An eye for detail, determination and the ability to identify and act on opportunities are key to the role.

If you have the enthusiasm, appetite and personality to deliver flawless customer service and are interested in joining our management team, then we want to hear from you.

For more information please request an application pack quoting the reference Leeds DM or Aberdeen DM, depending on which location you are interested in from:

jobs@edinburghbicycle.com

Closing date:  7th February 2020

 

Senior Bike Mechanic – Aberdeen Branch

Full Time Position Available

Competitive Rate of Pay

Excellent Staff Discount scheme

We are looking for an enthusiastic and bike-passionate person to lead our small team of mechanics in Aberdeen.  Leadership experience preferred but this could be an opportunity for an experienced mechanic looking for progression.

You must have bicycle mechanic experience (ideally everything from road to electric 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, email your CV to scottforbesdavidson@edinburghbicycle.com & simontelford@edinburghbicycle.com, & or pop into the store on George Street.

Part Time Bike Mechanic – Aberdeen Branch

Part Time Position available

Excellent staff discount scheme

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and bike-passionate person to join our mechanics team on a part time basis.

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 personable and confident of your ability to deliver first-class consistent mechanical skill and accuracy in a busy workplace environment.

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

To apply, drop into our shop: Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative, 458-464 George St, Aberdeen AB25 3XH with your CV and covering letter and ask for Scott Forbes-Davidson.

Alternatively email these to scottforbesdavidson@edinburghbicycle.com

 

 

Part Time Salesperson Vacancies – Aberdeen Branch


Do you have a passion for bikes? Are you committed to providing excellent customer service?

If so, we would like to hear from you. We are looking for enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals to become part of our Aberdeen team. Currently we are looking for a number of part-time Sales People to start as soon as possible.

An understanding and interest in all things bike will give you an advantage.

Most importantly, you’ll be a team player who takes pride in giving the very best service to every customer that comes through our door.

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 – 464 George Street, Aberdeen AB25 3XH, United Kingdom with your C.V and covering letter and ask for Scott Forbes-Davidson.

Alternatively send by email to: Scottforbesdavidson@edinburghbicycle.com