Kenton Cycle Repair is the oldest bike shop in the Kenton neighborhood.
We specialize in providing obscenely friendly service, quality products and repairs, and unsolicited, but often useful advice.
We repair all types of bicycles, sell new and used parts, and carry Raleigh bicycles.
We have a diverse customer base and are looking for someone to build, sustain, and represent an inclusive environment for everyone who enters the shop:
Customer Experience Champion
No mechanical experience with bicycles required
But you do need to be the GOLD STANDARD at customer service
Driven to craft friendly and authentic customer interactions from start to finish
Comfortable and confident in managing customers on a busy sales floor
Computer savvy with POS experience (we use Lightspeed)
Enthusiasm for using bicycles as transportation
Expert in time management
Advocate for communicating in an inclusive manner
Preferred additional skills:
Experience working in a bicycle shop.
Knowledge and opinions about new bicycles and accessories
Ability to advise customers who are new to bicycling
Social media savvy
Ability to create digital and printed signs and marketing materials
Massive attention to detail and relentless follow thru
Evaluate customer needs and advocate choosing the rightest products
Create a friendly atmosphere for every single customer
Assist customers in navigating the process of selecting and buying a new bicycle
Assist customers in selecting helmets, lights, locks and other accessories
Direct customers in need of repairs to mechanics
Assist in opening and closing procedures
Must be available to work Saturdays and Sundays thru summer.
32-40 per week April - September.
Potential for year round employment
Competitive wages based on experience, (starts at above minimum wage)
Employee purchase pricing on bicycles and parts
Working with rad people who love bicycles
Working with dorky bike nerds
Working with a team that will empower you to be your best
Opportunity to learn bicycle mechanic skills
How to apply
Individuals who identify as people of color, women, trans, and/or non-binary are strongly encouraged to apply.
Resume detailing your customer service experience and cover letter outlining why you want this position accepted in person at the shop or via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org