Job Opportunity: Bike Friday Factory Showroom Host

Someday WeBikeEugene May have a Job Opportunities page similar to BikePortland. Until then we’ll post them up front-

Via Bike Friday:

We are looking for a special someone for the summer to be host for our Bike Friday Factory Showroom. The ideal candidate would really enjoy cycling, people and helping people have a good experience buying what they need. This position is a mixture of taking care of visitors to the Bike Friday showroom and working on bikes for our service department. Good self organizational skills with a high comfort with self management a must. Also you need to be comfortable with a computer database.
Summer time is the busiest time for our showroom and we have people visiting from all over the world to see the factory, pick up their new bikes, test ride and order a new bike or just buy some accessories for the Bike Friday they already have. We also have customers coming for a visit who need adjustments made to their current Bike Fridays.

You would:
Greet every visitor and welcome them to Bike Friday.
Make sure they are taken care of by the right expert, whether customer service or sales.
Give Factory tours.
Demonstrate how a Bike Friday folds and fits into a suitcase
Sell parts and accessories
Set people up for test-rides on a Bike Friday
Find answers to a variety of questions ranging from where is a good place to eat around here, a good hotel or where is the best bike route out of town to the coast.
When the showroom is quiet you would be helping customer service by working on a bike.

The position is open immediately to the right person and would extend until at least through August. Hourly wage varies based on skill and knowledge set but starts at $11/hr. In store employee discount on bike stuff is available.

Hours:
This can be part time or full time. Monday to Friday or Tuesday to Saturday.

If you have interest please send cover letter and resume to jobs@bikefriday.com. You can also call to follow up at 1-800-777-0258.

This position has potential for long term for the right person.

Author: Shane MacRhodes

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