Jobs at Wheelbase


 

WHEELBASE HQ: eCommerce Executive - Full Time

Staveley, Kendal, LA8 9LR


WHEELBASE is the UK’s largest cycle store and we have been at the forefront of the industry for the last 25 years. We live and breathe bikes and have built up our business in the Lake District National Park with some of the UK’s best mountain and road rides right outside our HQ. We opened our second store WHEELBASE North East in 2016 and have ambitious plans for further expansion of our retail and ecommerce divisions.

We are looking for an efficient and motivated individual with a passion for cycling to join the team in our busy and expanding mail order department.

The role in detail

- Offer first class customer service to all our mail order customers

- Process orders swiftly and efficiently through our brand new Wordpress website

- Prompt and lively communication on the phone and via our live chat and social media channels

- Work closely with our purchasing, stock control and workshop teams

- Assist the ecommerce team with web content, blogging and social media.

- The role is fast paced, varied and exciting

- We have a clear strategy for growth and expansion of our mail order department so there is potential for career progression

 

What we are looking for from you

- To live and breathe cycling, across road and mountain

- Up to date with the latest trends and tech

- Great verbal and written communication skills

- Ability to work under pressure and remain positive and organised

- Attention to detail and accuracy

- Team player and committed to the business

- Familiarity with Wordpress and Ascend would be an advantage but not essential

 

Location

Wheelbase HQ, Staveley, Kendal, Cumbria LA8 9LR UK, only 15mins from the M6 motorway and 10mins from Lake Windermere

Salary

We offer a competitive salary, dependent on experience.

 

Additional benefits

- Our HQ is Staveley is surrounded by hills and you’ll have one of the best commutes to work in the country

- We have a very generous staff purchase scheme which will help fuel your passion for cycling

- You will qualify for our staff cycle to work scheme after you have been with us for 6 months

- We organise and attend cycling events throughout the UK and you will be encouraged to get involved

- We run an elite road race team and have an enduro team planned for 2018. If you want, you are more than welcome to get involved  

- We hold regular staff rides and plenty of team nights out!

 

Hours

9.00am - 5:30pm Monday to Friday, with an opportunity for paid overtime during peak periods. Plus, possibility of weekend work at events etc

 

How to apply

Please send your CV and a covering letter to Jobs@Wheelbase.co.uk

Closing date  

Sunday 27 August 2017

 

 

 

WHEELBASE North East: part time shop assistant

Position: part time shop assistant

Location: Wheelbase North East, Darlington, County Durham

Hours: 10am to 4.00pm every Sunday  

Salary: competitive and dependent on experience.

Application: please send your CV and a covering letter to Jobs@Wheelbase.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Sunday 27 August 2017