Bike shop sales and admin manager - Newcastle
Metro Cycles is an independent bike shop with a focus on transport cycling. We offer service, sales and hire of a unique range of quality commuter, utility and trekking bikes.
Our local customer base includes commuters, women, families, older and inexperienced riders, as well as people with disabilities.
We require a friendly, reliable, trustworthy, organised and flexible all-rounder to help manage our stock (including ordering, receiving and inventory control), accounts payable and payroll, in-store and webshop sales, customer email and phone communications.
Understanding of sales, inventory managment, basic accounting and payroll is essential.
Good basic computer skills are essential (eg. excel, web, email, word).
Experience in key software applications is desireable: Lightspeed retail software, Xero accounting and WooCommerce online sales platform.
Ability to think independently and pro-actively problem-solve with the resources available.
Ability to develop skills through on-the-job and self-guided training is essential.
Organised and tidy working methods, attention to detail and accurate data entry is essential.
Good written and spoken communication skills and an ability to deal with a broad range of customers warmly, politely and effectively.
Contribute to a positive, cooperative team atmosphere (mature, motivated, reliable and considerate to colleagues).
Ability to ride a bike competently and a genuine interest in cycling for sustainable transport.
Familiarity with bicycle parts and the bicycle industry desirable.
Ability to perform light physical duties include moving and storing stock, assisting with test rides and occasional simple mechanical tasks.
Conditions of Employment
Full time, permanent, salaried position (30 - 37.6 hrs/wk)
Ability to work a rotating Saturday roster (8:45-2:45pm)
Flexible working conditions (shorter working days to accommodate working parents or 4 day weeks)
Staff discount on bicycle products
Above-award entitlements (including overtime, annual leave, public holidays and superannuation etc)
Salary negotiable in line with experience
Bonuses acknowledging good performance
If you think this sounds like you, please submit through the Seek website a brief resume and max one page covering letter, demonstrating your suitability against the selection criteria.