Join The Team

Looking for a new role in the cycle industry?

Cookson Cycles is a long-established cycle retailer based in Whitefield, Bury on the fringe of Manchester, selling exciting road & off-road products from bike brands such as Scott, Trek, Giant, Mavic, Garmin and many more!

Our shop is within easy commuting reach of the likes of Manchester, Bury, Bolton and other surrounding Lancashire towns.

The Successful Candidate

Due to continued growth we are looking for a Full Time Sales Assistant to join our friendly, close-knit, professional and good-humoured team. You should have a good working knowledge of bikes, cycling, components and the different brands and products available. Your primary responsibility will be to engage with customers and to offer advice and guidance in respect of the enquiries and to assist in the general operation of the store.
The successful candidate will be joining an established team within a professional and forward-thinking retail environment. As such, you will have the opportunity to put your ideas forward and to contribute to the ongoing development of the business.

The Essentials

  • An enthusiastic, driven and self-motivated individual and team player
  • Customer focused with excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Friendly & polite, even when under pressure
  • Passionate about cycling and things cycling
  • Good working knowledge of bikes, cycling, components and the different brands available with a view to continuously improve this
  • Confident in giving advice & information about the features, technical aspects, quality and availability of different products
  • Ability to correctly follow store procedures, including the internal EPOS system
  • Able to assist with merchandising making sure all stock is on display
  • Computer literate
  • Prior experience in a bike shop is desirable, although not essential

The Nice To Haves

  • Flexible to undertake different tasks & responsibilities
  • Be an extremely motivated, team player, thorough and committed to our customers & the business
  • Prior experience in a bike shop is desirable, although not essential

The Reward

  • Competitive industry standard salary
  • Generous staff discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Social events
  • A supportive working environment

Next Steps

This is an excellent opportunity to undertake a Sales role with Cookson Cycles. If you feel you are the right person for this position, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter to applications@cooksoncycles.co.uk If you have any queries/questions or would like an informal chat before applying, please contact Shaun on the above email address to arrange.