LOCATION: Bentonville, AR
Strider Sports International, Inc, is the South Dakota-based company behind the industry leading, Strider Balance Bikes for toddlers and children. Headquartered in Rapid City, SD this global company is rapidly expanding and seeking an energetic leader to manage a new Strider Brand Store and Learn-To-Ride center in Bentonville, AR.
“At Strider, we love riding bikes and we love inspiring kids to ride. Our mission is to build lightweight, efficient, all-terrain bikes that develop balance, coordination, and confidence in children.”
We are 100% dedicated to teaching kids to ride and inspiring a lifelong love of riding. If you believe that riding a bicycle is a fundamental skill that changes lives, we want you to join our team!
Strider is opening their first Brand Store separate from their headquarters in South Dakota. This store will be located on the Square in historic Bentonville. It will showcase the Strider brand and offer Strider Bikes and accessories for sale to consumers in a dedicated brand setting. The store will also offer Learn-To-Ride classes within the facility and will support Strider activations at key events on the Square and around the NW Arkansas region.
Strider is building a team of passionate people who want to inspire a love of riding through promotion of our brand, education platforms, and events in the Bentonville area. The team will consist of a manager as well as events specialist, education specialist, customer service specialists, and community outreach staff. The scope of work will include days in a retail environment, time spent organizing and working at events, and hands-on fun teaching kids how to ride!
The person in the Brand Store Manager role will direct the retail operation of the store, organize the many details of projects and events happening through the community, and manage a team of up to 7 people. This person will work closely with our marketing, education, and sales divisions at Strider headquarters to achieve the goals and objectives, such as communicating the value of our products, educating parents on the Learn-To-Ride process, and representing the brand at events.
This person will be the face and voice of Strider in the NW Arkansas region. This is a job for someone who loves kids, cares about changing lives, and knows how to run a show! The ideal candidate will have a passion for what we do and the desire to create awesome riding experiences for 2-6-year-old children and their families. The store manager will be the one in charge of setting the standards for amazing customer service experiences, top notch brand representation, and memorable event activations… all designed to inspire the next generation of riders.
All interested applicants must:
In true start-up fashion, people who take the bull by the horns, learn on the fly, deal with ambiguity, demonstrate sound judgement, and solve problems creatively are the most successful with Strider.
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Strider values passionate people who believe their efforts will change the world for the better.
Strider values a family-friendly workplace where the workdays fly by and the work itself feels like a grand adventure!
BEFORE taking action, re-read this ad and the job requirements to make sure it fits your skills and philosophy. If you see yourself as a candidate submit your resume and cover letter below by end of day January 6, 2021.