The Freedom To Explore

Office/Business Assistant

A little bit about us…

Founded in 2015, by co-founders Oliver Laverack and David Clow, J Laverack Bicycles is a small, luxury bike brand based in the popular market town of Oakham, Rutland.

Our award winning range of hand-crafted bicycles are lovingly designed and assembled to order by a passionate team of experts in our boutique showroom and workshop.

Offering the ultimate bespoke service, and an unswerving commitment to perfection, each bike is as unique as the individuals that commission them.

 

About the role

As our brand continues to grow an exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, and proactive office/business assistant to join our small team. 

An organised, structured and logical approach, along with strong communication skills and a positive, can-do attitude are essential in this role. 

As office/business assistant you will be responsible for the smooth running of the office, supporting the co-owners with a range of tasks from general office admin and diary management to coordinating projects and events.

 

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Support the co-owners with diary management including scheduling customer appointments and test rides
  • Support co-owners with day to day admin and HR tasks including organising and filing NDA’s, managing team annual leave and scheduling team 121’s
  • Meet and greet customers, visitors and suppliers to the showroom
  • Support with the coordination of projects, including organising agenda’s, taking minutes, and following up on agreed actions
  • Drive collaboration within the wider team by leading team huddles and highlighting priorities where necessary
  • Coordinate and organise events and team rides
  • Support the wider team as directed by co-owners with ad hoc tasks as and when required; this may also include attending industry events and shows.

 

Your skills and experience

To be successful in this role you should clearly demonstrate the following:

Essential:

  • Experience in a similar role<
  • Highly personable with a positive, can do attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Highly organised and proactive but flexible to changes
  • Logical with strong attention to detail
  • Able solve problems and articulate resolutions clearly and concisely
  • Able to pre-empt, prioritise and multitask
  • Experience of bringing teams together and getting things done!

Desirable:

  • Experience of working for a premium/luxury brand

A passion for cycling is a plus but not essential for this role.

 

Additional info

  • Core working hours are 9am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday
  • The role is based at our Oakham showroom.

 

– To apply please send a copy of your CV along with a covering letter to careers@jlaverack.co.uk

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