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Sales Manager


Posted by Palo Alto Bicycles on 01/26/2022

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Bike

Job Categories: Retail - Management- Staff

Company Type: Retail

State: CA

City: Palo Alto

Country: United States

Required Experience: 1 - 3 years

Contact Cell: 661-808-7936

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: $55,000-65,000/year

Required to Relocate: Yes

Required to Travel: No

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within: 25 miles

Job Description & Requirements

Looking for a job that’s rewarding and personal? A job where you can make an impact in the community and on the industry as a whole? Look no further.

Palo Alto Bicycles, one of the nation’s oldest and most respected independent bicycle retailers, is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Sales Manager to oversee their staff and store. The family-owned, full-service shop has been located in a vibrant downtown environment for 92 years and takes pride in offering detail-oriented service and incredible customer experience.

The Sales Manager reports to the General Manager and will work broadly across departments and locations: with customers to deliver an incredible experience; with Purchasing to ensure proper products are in stock at all times; with the Service department to assure bikes are built and available for sale; and with the Palo Alto team to continue to grow this time-tested business and the local bike community.

As a management position, other responsibilities include opening, closing, and managing the daily operations of the shop; ensuring the sales floor is always clean and organized; maintaining adequate inventory levels; monthly and spot inventories; merchandising; performing cash control duties; assisting the public in purchasing products. Customer service is Palo Alto Bicycle’s priority, and it’s the Sales Manager’s responsibility to ensure sales staff can deliver an incredible experience, every time.

Qualified candidates must have a minimum of three years experience in management in a high-level retail environment, charisma and great sociability, time management, delegation, and organizational skills, and an entrepreneurial spirit.


  • 3 years retail management experience


  • Passion for cycling lifestyle and culture


  • In-depth cycling & industry knowledge


  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills


  • Excellent customer service


  • Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced environment


  • Outgoing and upbeat


  • Self-starter & entrepreneurial


  • Detail-oriented and dependable


  • Ability to delegate and manage and train staff
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About Palo Alto Bicycles

Palo Alto Bicycles is in its 92nd year of serving the cycling community in the San Francisco Bay Area. We focus on the high end road and mountain bike markets as well as cater to the entry level rider. Visit our web site for more information on the organization.