Jobs at Wheelbase

We’re recruiting at the UK’s largest cycle store. We have some exciting positions available at our Lake District store (HQ) (LA8 9LR) and our new North East store (DL3 7LB) in Darlington for enthusiastic, professional and motivated individuals.

WHEELBASE is home of the UK’s largest cycle store and the business continues to grow and expand. These roles will further enhance our position as one of the UK’s premier cycle retailers and we invite applications from people who are looking for an exciting career in a dynamic business.

To apply please email a covering letter and CV to jobs@wheelbase.co.uk today.

 

OPPORTUNITIES AT WHEELBASE Lake District (HQ)

Staveley, Kendal LA8 9LR 

Web and Print Designer

Location: WHEELBASE HQ, Staveley, Kendal, Cumbria LA8 9LR. Remote / Flexi working would be considered, please apply
Hours: Full time, Monday to Friday, flexi working would be considered
Salary: Competitive and dependent on experience
Closing date: Sunday 22 January 2017

We have a vacancy for a web and print designer to join our ever-expanding team at the UK’s largest cycle store.

- Design and development of www.wheelbase.co.uk
- Online content management using a CSV upload
- SEO and digital marketing
- Print advertising design and artwork

You need to have an up to date knowledge of HTML and CSS. Experience in WooCommerce would be an advantage but not essential. Plus, the ability to demonstrate competence in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.

The primary role is the advancement of our website www.wheelbase.co.uk, which will consist of researching and presenting enhancements and implementing these to a deadline. Plus, continuous Content Management and SEO of products and promotions. Print design consists of monthly press adverts and in store signage.

To apply please send an CV and a covering letter/email to jobs@wheelbase.co.uk


FULL TIME SALES ASSISTANT

Position: Full time

Hours: 5-day week 9am – 5.30pm Monday to Sunday (days of the week to be agreed)

Location: WHEELBASE HQ, Staveley, Kendal LA8 9LR

Salary: competitive and dependent on experience

 

You will work within the largest cycle store in the UK with over 600 premium bikes on display from some of the World’s best manufacturers. Plus, all the clothing, parts and accessories which make WHEELBASE a true destination of cycling.

You need to be a professional sales assistant who will ensure the customer is placed at the center of the WHEELBASE business and that they receive the very best service. You will also need to ensure all sales are maximised.

You will be passionate about cycling and have a friendly, approachable manner. You will need to have an efficient and accurate work ethic and be a team player.

You will be continually learning about new and existing products throughout the store, and sharing this knowledge with all staff. You will also be involved in our program of events.  

Experience of the cycle industry is benefical but not essential.

To apply please email a covering letter and CV to jobs@wheelbase.co.uk

 

Data Controller

Position: Full time

Hours: 9am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday, though we would consider flexible working

Location: WHEELBASE HQ, Staveley, Kendal LA8 9LR

Salary: competitive and based on experience

 

Gathering data from all our suppliers in the UK and Europe and managing all the product data needs of our expanding cycle retail business across store and web channels.

You will need to be a good communicator and coordinator, and have excellent organisational and time management skills.

You will need to be competent in Microsoft Excel. Cycle industry knowledge is definitely advantageous but not essential so long as you are willing to learn.

To apply please email a covering letter and CV to jobs@wheelbase.co.uk

 

OPPORTUNITIES AT WHEELBASE North East

Darlington, DL3 7LB

 

STORE MANAGER

Position: Full time

Hours: 5-day week 9am – 5.30pm Monday to Sunday (days of the week to be agreed)

Location: WHEELBASE North East, Darlington, DL3 7LB

Salary: competitive and dependent on experience

 

Join the team of the UK’s largest cycle store and run our first satellite store WHEELBASE North East.

WHEELBASE North East doors were opened by two-time downhill World Champion Danny Hart in May this year and we are now looking for a dynamic individual to manage this fantastic store in the heart of Darlington.

You will need to be passionate and knowledge about all assets of cycling – mountain biking, road cycling, touring and kids. You need to be fanatical about great customer service and understand that the customer must be placed at the center of our business and implement strategies to achieve this.

As Store Manager you will be responsible for the the day-to-day running of WHEELBASE North East, to include;

  • Ensuring first-class customer service
  • Ensuring sales targets achieved and exceeded
  • Overseeing the Workshop Manager and the rest of your 6 strong store team
  • Motivating your team and managing rotas
  • Range plans and top up orders
  • Stock control, stock taking and stock accuracy
  • Promoting WHEELBASE locally, including collaboration with the local council and cycling clubs and running your own events.
  • Analyzing sales figures and forecasting future sales and trends
  • Ensure promotions are run accurately and to the company's standards
  • Responsible for security and health & safety
  • Daily chasing up and banking
  • Key holder and alarm responder

To apply please email a covering letter and CV to jobs@wheelbase.co.uk