Bike Clothing Sales Rep (B. Spoke Tailor)

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Job Description

B Spoke Tailor is a new bike apparel line of wool knickers, waxed cotton raincoats, spats and packs, wool knit arm warmers and under-the-helmet hats.

Designed with the lifestyle bike-as-transport modern rider in mind, all of our products are classically stylish and artisan crafted in Oakland, CA with sweat-shop free labor. They have also been tested on the streets and proven great fitting, durable and well loved by our cult following of bicyclists.

We are committed to doing no harm to the environment by promoting bicycling and to creating and sustaining a healthy domestic economy by manufacturing on this continent.

We are seeking to hire four new sales reps, two in the San Francisco Bay Area and two in the Pacific Northwest (Portland, Seattle and Vancouver, BC) to cover the territory of urban and near urban bike shops. If you fit the description below, this may be a wonderful opportunity for you.

-Love sales, bikes and fashion
-Can make cold calls
-Have sales and/or bike industry experience you can demonstrate
-Have leads and relationships with bike shops, owners, mechanics, sales staff, soft goods buyers and the like
-Are organized, and
-Passionately and aggressively pursue the things you are committed to.

Your job will be to:
-Seek out and sell to independently owned and small chain store bike shops
-Meet and exceed sales goals for this season

Commission on sales and some product for your personal use

Sales activity through Summer 09. Review of contract thereafter.

How to Apply
Email for a quick screening. If we like what we here we’ll interview you on the spot or schedule a time for a phone interview. Please include in the email a resume that includes employment history in sales and/or the bike industry and personal, and previous employer references. If you don’t have a resume on hand, be prepared to give the information to use when you call.

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

Founder of BikePortland (in 2005). Father of three. North Portlander. Basketball lover. Car owner and driver. If you have questions or feedback about this site or my work, feel free to contact me at @jonathan_maus on Twitter, via email at, or phone/text at 503-706-8804. Also, if you read and appreciate this site, please become a supporter.