Bike Shop Manager

Posted by Lucky Bikes Re-Cyclery on 07/10/2024

Bike Shop Manager Job Basics

Industry Sector
Job Type
Job Categories
Retail - Management- Staff
Required to Relocate
Required to Travel
Employee May Telecommute
Job Seeker Must Live Within
50+ miles
Required Experience
1 - 3 years

Bike Shop Manager Job Description & Requirements

Title: Lucky Bikes Re-Cyclery Bike Shop

Reports to: Executive Director

Manages: All facets of Lucky Bikes Re-Cyclery

Salary: $40,000-$45,000 plus a bonus


Job Description

Lucky Bikes Re-Cyclery is social enterprise bike shop set up with the purpose to server an underserved community and support the mission of its parent organization, Lucky to Ride. Lucky to Ride is a 501(c)3 with the mission to empower at-risk and underserved youth, using the bicycle to foster positive life skills, healthy youth development, and a sense of fun and adventure.

The Bike Shop Manager is responsible for the overall flow and maintenance of Lucky Bikes Re-Cyclery. This is a fun, sometimes fast-paced job, which is best suited for an organized individual who takes initiative. Working for Lucky Bikes Re-Cyclery is a rewarding experience that can be challenging and is an excellent opportunity to build skills and be a part of something amazing. Successful candidates will work well on a team, be able think critically, and thrive in a diverse environment.


Job Duties and Responsibilities

Shop Operations

Oversee shop operations including shop upkeep, technological systems, bike repair,

sales, and safety Maintain a clean, organized, and functional shop .

Work with Assistant Manager to maintain a productive and smoothly running shop

during all open hours Maintain inventory of new/used equipment and manage restocking from appropriate

sources Ensure quality and safety of all new and used products leaving the shop

Inventory, track and file all distributor orders

Meet shop sales goals each quarter

Maintain and improve Open Shop operations including flow, scheduling, and

ensuring optimal service and ease of shop use for patrons and clientele Some evening and weekend shifts required

Employee Management

Supervise shop staff, mechanics and Youth@Work interns

Responsible for recruiting, interviewing, hiring, orienting, and training new shop staff

Train and oversee Youth@Work Interns in conjunction with Program Manager Report weekly, or as needed at shop staff meetings to discuss operations and changes.

Work with Service Manager to evaluate shop needs and projects Teaching/Instruction/Training of Staff and Interns

Outreach and Reporting

Maintain positive connections, and collaborative relationships with volunteers, suppliers, local bike shops and the greater cycling community

Maintain customer databases for outreach purposes

Ensure that all phone calls, requests, and questions are addressed properly and in a timely fashion

Prepare and submit recommendations and reports to the Executive Director

Job Development

Complete quarterly goals and evaluations with Executive Director Conduct price research to maintain appropriate pricing inventory knowledge.

Seek out technologies/trends in the industry to maintain/enhance quality of work and


Promote and attend industry professional development opportunities

Other Duties

Attend and work events and activities to support the mission of Lucky to Ride


Excellent mechanical skills required (minimum three years hands-on, professional shop experience working on a wide variety of bicycles)

Strong educational and teaching skills

Demonstrated ability to think dynamically in problem-solving Strong verbal and written communication skills

Experience with managing and empowering a diverse staff and clientele Familiarity with Microsoft Office and point of sale programs

Ability to work with diverse demographic

Ability to work with adults and youth

NOTE: This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees performing this job. Furthermore, this job description does not establish a contract of employment. Lucky to Ride may change job descriptions at any time, with or without notice as service needs require.

COIVD-19 requirements: Lucky to RideTM adheres to the recommendations of the CDC regarding vaccinations, boosters and the wearing of masks.

Lucky to Ride™

Non-Discrimination Policy 2017

This policy defines Lucky to Ride's position on discrimination. This policy applies to all Lucky to Ride's board members, employees, contractors, and volunteers. Lucky to Ride aims to be a fully inclusive organization that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status or political affiliation. This policy also applies to internal promotions, trainings, and opportunities for advancement, terminations, and relationships with outside

About Lucky Bikes Re-Cyclery

Lucky Bikes Re-Cyclery is a social enterprise bike shop supporting the 501(C)nonprofit, Lucky to Ride. Lucky Bikes Re-Cyclery helps fund programming for the Lucky to Ride by operating as a full service community retail bike shop.

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