Speedgoat is Hiring!

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Our team is growing, and if you’d like to join us we’re accepting resumes for the following positions. All interested parties are encouraged to submit a resume (with references) and a letter of introduction to careers@speedgoat.com. All positions will be in our Elgin, Illinois office.

Buyer

Our buyer is responsible for keeping product flowing from vendors to Speedgoat to customers. We have an easy-to learn proprietary accounting and order management system, but prior experience with POS, ERP, and inventory software is definitely a plus.

The ideal candidate will posses an encyclopedic knowledge of road and mountain bicycles, frames, wheels, components, and small parts along with a strong work ethic and passion for cycling. Previous purchasing experience in a retail environment is a big plus, and the ability to identify trends and forecast our buying accordingly is critical. This is a full time position, and includes full-time benefits (health and dental) as well as access to industry discounts and in-house test bikes and equipment.

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Digital Marketing Manager

We’re an online retailer, and we need to maximize our reach into the online cycling community. Our current strategy involves social media channels, banner advertising, as well as search engine optimization. The digital marketing manager will be the first member of a new division, charged with helping us formulate a new roadmap for the next phase in our evolution as a premier online destination for our customers.

The ideal candidate should know the following applications intimately: Google AdWords, Google Display Network, Facebook Ads and Sponsored Stories. A working knowledge of html is helpful, but not required. This is a full time position, and includes full-time benefits (health and dental) as well as access to industry discounts and in-house test bikes and equipment.

We are not considering outsourcing this function, so if you’re an SEO company please don’t bombard us with emails. But, if you work for one, and you want to jump ship…

Online Content Manager/Copywriter

Keeping a website with over 20,000 items current is a daunting task. In addition to creating compelling descriptions for the gear we sell, the Online Content Manager will ensure all specifications, photographs, and year models are up to date. As our Online Content Manager, you’ll be the quality control officer for all things on Speedgoat.com. Experience with html is a plus, but not necessary, and attention to detail is of paramount importance.

This is a full time position, and includes full-time benefits (health and dental) as well as access to industry discounts and in-house test bikes and equipment.

source: Andy Clark

About the author: Gregg Kato

Gregg Kato studied journalism and broadcasting in college while working many different jobs including deejaying, driving a forklift and building web sites (not all at the same time). Kato has been the Site Manager of Mtbr.com for over 14 years and enjoys riding local Santa Cruz trails. Besides being an avid mountain biker, he is also a motorcycle fanatic. Two wheels, one Passion.


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