The parent company of Evans Cycles is Evans Holdings Ltd but the company trades under the name Evans Cycles. Evans Cycles was previously called F. W. Evans Cycles, after the founder Frederick W. Evans, and the first store was opened in Southeast London in 1925. Over the years, ownership of the company has changed and stores were primarily located in the southeast of England. However, there has been recent expansion around the rest of England, Scotland and Wales. During the 1990s Evans Cycles also set up a specialist cycle website so that they could do mail order as well as high street retail.
Evans Cycles, as you might expect, are passionate about cycling. As one of the United Kingdom’s leading specialist cycle companies, even part time retail jobs such as working as a sales assistant in store will require you to be passionate about all things cycles. And that is not just the mechanics of the bicycles but also, you need to be passionate about cycling and all the accessories that come with cycling. For those people looking to build a graduate career or other types of career with Evans Cycles, head office roles such as marketing, finance and IT could also be available.
The Evans Cycles company culture is to celebrate cycling and to try to encourage more and more people to take up cycling. Part it me retail jobs such as working as a sales assistant will require you to be a part of this culture. Evans Cycles staff are keen cyclists and if you can demonstrate you have this same passion, then student jobs at this company could suit you perfectly. Evans Cycles pride themselves on the fact that many staff who start out as sales assistants move to different areas of the company with their support. This means staff in various departments are keen cyclists and are knowledgeable about the cycling community in general. So, student jobs with Evans Cycles could well lead on to full time careers.
Evans Cycles have a concentration of stores in the southeast of England where their head office is also situated. However, they have also expanded the number of stores and are now represented in other parts of England, Scotland and Wales. A successful mail order service also means Evans Cycles can also deliver their products to over 200 countries all over the world. Evans Cycles jobs could also be available within this mail order department.
Rather than having specific recruitment dates, Evans Cycles recruit staff on an ongoing basis, as and when vacancies arise within the company. If you are a keen cyclist, maybe you have been to Evans Cycles events or are familiar with your local Evans Cycles store. If you are not familiar with the location of Evans Cycles stores, you can view their store locator here to see if you live near one or are studying nearby.
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