Working For Velorution

 

Working at Velorution

Velorution is a premium urban lifestyle cycling store. Established in 2012, we've built ourselves as a hub for forward-thinking, urban-centric bike brands and accessories. We aim to be a go-to destination for customers on the lookout for their ideal urban, folding or electric bike and maybe a unique, boutique cycling accessory to go with it. 

Velorution numbers four stores across London - Marylebone, Hackney, Islington and Chelsea - with a website selling bikes and cycling accessories direct to consumers across the UK and aboard. A small, fleet-of-foot team manage all aspects of the business, from store sales, buying and finance through to marketing and web development. If you like, you can find out more about us

We list any open vacancies here on our careers page, but if you think you've got something to offer we're all ears. Send a CV to [email protected] and tell us what you've got up your sleeve (or in your messenger bag). Unfortunately, we can't reply to every email we receive.

 

Current Vacancies

Hackney Store Manager

We're looking for a store manager to head up our Hackney team.

Key Tasks

    • *Manage the day-to-day running of a busy London bike shop
    • *Drive bike, accessory and workshop sales to meet targets
    • *Manage team of retail sales assistants
    • *Day-to-day product management
    • *Replenish out of stock items where applicable
    • *Work with other store managers to drive best practice
    • *Respond to customer enquiries

The ideal candidate

    • *We’re looking for someone who is self-motivated, hard-working and willing to get involved in other areas of the business when required
    • *Someone with management experience in retail
    • *Commercially savvy with a passion for selling
    • *A knowledge of bikes and cycling accessories
    • *Able to comfortably liaise with third parties and foster excellent partnerships

What’s on offer

    • *Competitive salary, dependent on experience
    • *Work with some of the best urban and electric bike brands around
    • *Staff discount scheme
    • *Full-time hours, five days a week

Think you'd fit the bill? Tell us why and send a CV to [email protected] using the subject line: Store Manager

 

Retail Sales Assistants (Full Time) 

To support an extremely busy time we're on the hunt for retail sales assistants to join our existing teams in Marylebone, Hackney, Chelsea and Islington. 

Key Tasks

    • *Support the manager in the day to day running of the store
    • *Help customers find their perfect bike or accessory
    • *Fielding customer emails, phone calls and other enquiries
    • *Managing stock arrival and transfers
    • *Maintaining displays
    • *Other duties where required 

The ideal candidate

    • *Experience in retail
    • *Knowledge of bikes and cycling accessories essential 
    • *Able to be enthusiastic when talking to potential (and current) customers about bikes and accessories
    • *Hard-working. Dedicated to offering excellent customer service
    • *Organised and willing to adapt to the changing pace of retail
    • *Ability to prove yourself as a valuable addition to the team, going above and beyond company expectations when required
    • *Fluent in English (other languages are a bonus)
    • *General IT competency 

What's on offer

    • *Competitive Salaries with an OTE of £23-25k per annum including commission
    • *Work with some of the best urban and electric bike brands around
    • *Staff discount scheme (including sister brand Always Riding)
    • *Full-time hours, five days a week

Think you'd fit the bill? Tell us why and send a CV and covering letter to [email protected] using the subject line: Retail Sales Assistant

 

Bicycle Mechanics (Full Time) 

As the number of people jumping on bikes in London continues to grow we're searching for bicycle mechanics to join our existing teams in Marylebone, Hackney, Chelsea and Islington. 

Key Tasks

    • *Assembly, inspection and assessment of complete and custom bikes
    • *Discuss one-off repairs and services to all kind of bikes with customers and carry out work required 
    • *Quick on-the-spot fixes to keep people cycling
    • *Support the wider store team in selling bikes and accessories to customers
    • *Other duties where required 

The ideal candidate

    • *Hard-working, dedicated individual with an eye for detail in a busy workshop environment. 
    • *A good technical and mechanical background in all types of bike (competency in e-bike systems a bonus) 
    • *Qualified to Cytech level 2 or 3
    • *General IT competency 

What's on offer

    • *Competitive salary, dependent on experience
    • *Get hands-on with some the best urban and electric bike brands around
    • *Staff discount scheme (including sister brand Always Riding)
    • *Full-time hours, five days a week

Think you'd fit the bill? Tell us why and send a CV to [email protected] using the subject line: Bicycle Mechanic