Think you have what it takes to offer great service?

We are always looking for good people to join our staff of customer service professionals and managers.

To apply, click the “Apply Now” link below the position you think would be a good fit and follow the instructions. We hope to see your resume come through!

Greeter

Details

Hola! Konichawa! Hello! Bonjour! Road Rider is currently looking for a couple of Greeters to make our visitors welcome when they arrive.

The people hired for this position

  • Love mixing with people and making them feel welcome
  • Love riding motorcycles and enjoy talking with those who do too
  • Have a flexible schedule and are looking for a part-time job that offers a killer discount on parts and gear for motorcycling

The Greeter position is one of the most important jobs at Road Rider. As Greeter, you are the first and last person that local riders interact with when they walk through the door. Our Greeters welcome customers when they come in, and see them off when they leave. Greeters steer our guests toward what they need and get them acclimated to our store environment.

A Greeter at Road Rider performs the following tasks. He or she

  • Welcomes customers upon their entrance into the store
  • Answers questions about merchandise, facilities, and promotions
  • Answers the telephone, fields preliminary questions, and routes calls to the right department
  • At times conducts sales and returns transactions
  • Maintains a quality shopping environment for customers through housekeeping
  • When appropriate, makes product suggestions that enhance our customer’s riding experience

Basic Qualifications

Candidates must have

  • A warm smile
  • A personable, confident and enthusiastic attitude
  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • A sincere love of motorcycling
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience and confidence with computers
  • A reliable source of transportation
  • Confidence with counting and exchanging money
  • A flexible schedule (weekend and evening work may be required)
  • The ability to lift 40+ pounds
  • The ability to stand for prolonged periods of time

Multi-lingual speaking skills (Vietnamese or Spanish) are a bonus but not required. Employment at Road Rider is contingent on a background check.

Instructions

Please email us your resume as a PDF file attachment and send us a brief cover letter in the body of your email that answers these questions:

  1. How have motorcycles changed your life?
  2. What is your top U.S. state to travel to and why?
  3. Which South Bay road is your go to ride and why?

Use your cover letter to make a lasting impression. Please keep in mind that applicants who do not follow these instructions will more than likely be ignored.

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Marketing Communications Coordinator (part-time)

Details

So, you like to motorcycle and you like to write. How about a part-time job where these two favorite things converge?

Road Rider Motorcycle Accessories, a South Bay motorcycle parts and apparel retail store, is seeking a Marketing Communications Coordinator who will coordinate, edit, and write engaging content for riders in the South Bay.

The Marketing Communications Coordinator regularly creates:

  • eCampaigns
  • Website content (product profiles; product launches; news and event announcements; blog entries)
  • Corresponding in-store informational signs, brochures, and pamphlets
  • and coordinates advertisements with our graphic artist

Further, the Marketing Communications Coordinator regularly works our retail sales floor in order to keep in touch with who our audience is. (About 4-6 hours a week.)

Benefits

  • Receive a fantastic discount on motorcycle clothing, supplies, and accessories
  • Be a part of a great team at a local motorcycle shop
  • Competitive pay ($12-$15 an hour — DOE)
  • The inside scuttlebutt on what’s happening in the motorcycle industry

Instructions for Applying

To apply for the Marketing Communications Coordinator position, please email us your resume and two writing samples that showcase your abilities (essays, articles, reviews, etc.). PDF file attachments are preferred. Please also include a short cover letter in the body of the email telling us:

  • What your favorite piece of riding gear is and why
  • Why you want to work at Road Rider, and
  • Why you love the riding in the Bay Area

We encourage you to use this cover letter to feature your written communication skills. We spend a good deal of time reading these and make the determination to interview based on its quality.

Please make the subject heading of your email “Content Writer and Editor” and note that applicants who do not follow these instructions probably won’t be considered.

Applicants must be willing to allow a background check as a condition of employment.

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Riding Gear Specialist (part-time)

Details

Safety. Fashion. Fit. These are key words among Specialists in our Apparel Department. Local riders come here because  of the selection and superior service they receive, and this service is focused on finding the perfect fit. Finding the right gear isn’t always easy, so our Apparel Specialists are here to help.

If you enjoy talking about riding motorcycles and have a predisposition toward making people happy, then a job as an Apparel Specialist could be a great fit for you! Yeah, we stock a lot of different gear and that gear is complex and specialized. If you have a smile fueled by a good attitude and a deep enthusiasm for riding, the product details will come.

We require that our Specialists have a few important qualities:

  • Experience riding, especially in the Bay Area
  • A high school diploma (or equivalent)
  • A reliable source of transportation — hopefully a motorcycle!

As an Apparel Specialist, you can expect a few things:

  • One of the finest employee discounts in the motorcycle retail world
  • A flexible schedule
  • A fun, motorcycle- and customer-centric environment
  • Competitive pay

Instructions

If you feel you can “wow” our customers by offering them phenomenal customer service and a high level of riding gear expertise, we hope you send us a cover letter and your resume. To apply for the part-time position of Riding Gear Specialist, submit your resume as a PDF attachment and include your short cover letter in the cover letter field. Tell us

  • Your philosophy regarding motorcycle riding apparel,
  • Where you love to ride and why, and
  • What unique qualities you can bring to the Apparel Department at Road Rider.

Applicants with the best cover letters get the most attention from our hiring managers. Be yourself, but try to catch our eye. We get a lot of these, so the cover letters that show passion for people, motorcycling, and local riding get printed and passed around. Generic ones — not so much.

Once you have submitted your resume and cover letter, please wait to hear from us.

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Harley-Davidson Parts Specialist (part-time)

Details

Few things are as uniquely American as Harley-Davidson. These motorcycles are set  apart by their v-twin rumble, their classic styling, and the freedom to make the bike truly yours with add-on parts and accessories.

Our Harley-Davidson Specialists are a different kind of breed. Maybe you are, too. Specialists are characterized by their hands-on experience with Harley-Davidsons and an understanding of the paradoxical logic behind the naming of these American v-twins. H-D Parts Specialist lead the many who DIY their rides, and they offer the knowledge Harley owners need to succeed with their projects.

We require that our Harley-Davidson Parts Specialists have a few important qualities:

  • At least two years as a Harley-Davidson mechanic or a certificate of completion from a reputable motorcycle mechanics school with a concentration in Harley-Davidson
  • Experience riding, especially in the Bay Area
  • A high school diploma (or equivalent)
  • The ability to stand for prolonged periods of time
  • The ability to lift 50 pounds
  • A reliable source of transportation — hopefully a motorcycle!

As a Harley-Davidson Parts Specialist, you can expect a few things from us:

  • One of the finest employee discounts in the motorcycle retail world
  • A flexible schedule
  • A fun, motorcycle- and customer-centric environment
  • Competitive pay

Instructions

If you feel you can “wow” our customers by offering them phenomenal customer service and a high level of usable mechanical knowledge, we hope you send us a cover letter and your resume. To apply for the part-time position of Harley-Davidson Parts Specialist, submit your resume as a PDF attachment and include your short cover letter in the cover letter field. Tell us

  • About your favorite customizing project
  • Where you love to ride and why, and
  • What unique qualities you can bring to the Harley-Davidson Parts Department at Road Rider.

Applicants with the best cover letters get the most attention from our hiring managers. Be yourself, but try to catch our eye. We get a lot of these, so the cover letters that show passion for people, motorcycling, and local riding get printed and passed around. Generic ones — not so much.

Once you have submitted your resume and cover letter, please wait to hear from us.

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Metric Parts Specialist (part-time)

Details

You ride, you wrench. The beauty of motorcycling is the do-it-yourself attitude it inspires — even if it’s just a simple tune-up involving some oil, spark plugs, or a battery. Our Metric Parts Department is designed to help riders find the parts and accessories they need to keep their bike going safely, comfortably, and at the highest performance level possible.

If you enjoy talking about motorcycles and have an inclination for helping people work on their bike effectively, then a job as a Metric Parts Specialist might be a great fit for you! There are a bazillion motorcycle parts and accessories  available and our customers have a broad span of expertise when it comes to their bikes; so, if you have technical experience with motorcycles and a warm personality, you might be the person for our customers.

We require that our Parts Specialists have a few important qualities:

  • Experience riding, especially in the Bay Area
  • A high school diploma (or equivalent)
  • Technical motorcycle mechanics training or 2 years experience in a mechanics shop
  • The ability to stand for prolonged periods of time
  • The ability to lift 50 pounds
  • A reliable source of transportation — hopefully a motorcycle!

As a Parts Specialist, you can expect a few things from us:

  • One of the finest employee discounts in the motorcycle retail world
  • A flexible schedule
  • A fun, motorcycle- and customer-centric environment
  • Competitive pay

Instructions

Still with us? If you feel you can “wow” our customers by offering them the best customer service and a high level of mechanical knowledge, we hope you send us a cover letter and your resume. To apply for the part-time position of Parts Specialist, submit your resume as a PDF attachment and include your short cover letter in the cover letter field. Tell us

  1. Why you want to work at Road Rider
  2. Where you love to ride and why, and
  3. What unique qualities you can bring to Road Rider.

Applicants with the best cover letters get the most attention by our hiring managers, so have fun with it! Be yourself, but try to catch our eye. We get a lot of these, so the cover letters that show passion for people, motorcycling, and local riding get printed and passed around. Generic ones — not so much.

Once you have submitted your resume and cover letter, please wait to hear from us.

Apply Now