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Bicycle sales - Newcastle


Metro Cycles is an independent bike shop, offering service, sales and hire of a unique range of quality commuter, utility and trekking bikes.

Our customer base includes commuters, women, families, older and inexperienced riders, as well as people with disabilities.

We require assistance with online content management, processing of online orders, customer email and phone communications, sales, data entry, stock receiving and mangement, book keeping and accounts.

Two or more positions exist in a part-time or full-time capacity. Roles will be allocated according to individual strengths and experience. Working within this busy small team environment requires capability, willingness and flexibility to undertake a variety of tasks.

Selection Criteria

  • Competent bicycle riding and a genuine interest in cycling for transport and/or bicycle trekking is essential.

  • Familiarity with the bicycle industry (relevant brands, accessories and parts) is highly desirable.

  • Experience with webshop / online content management and proficiency with Woo-Commerce highly desirable.

  • Book keeping and proficiency with Xero or similar packages highly desirable.

  • Strong computer skills including competency with basic programs such as excel, web, email and word is essential. P.O.S. experience is desirable but training is available.

  • Enjoy administrative tasks with organised and tidy working methods. Attention to detail and accurate data entry essential.

  • Ability to work independently and pro-actively problem-solve with the resources available. Self-motivated and ability to multi-task and stay focused in a busy environment with frequent interruptions.

  • Good written and spoken communication skills and ability to deal with a broad range of customers warmly, politely and effectively.

  • Ability and willingness to perform manual tasks associated with stock receiving, management and sales.

  • Contribute to a positive, cooperative team atmosphere (mature, motivated, reliable and considerate to colleagues).

Conditions of Employment

  • Part time or full time, salaried position (20 - 38 hrs/wk)

  • Flexible working conditions

  • Staff discount on bicycle products

  • Award entitlements (eg. overtime and weekend penalty rates, public holidays, annual leave, sick leave, superannuation)

  • Salary negotiable in line with experience

If you think you offer some or all of these skills, then we'd love to hear from you. We can tailor the job to suit the skills of the right person.

Please send a resume and one page covering letter demonstrating your suitability against each of the selection criteria.

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