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Careers With 1664

At 1664 BMX Distribution BMX Bikes are our business. We all have lifestyles that allow for time to bike, board, or skate. We want the same for our employees. We are focused when at work, but do recognize balance for all our employees – and the need for time to play, refuel or whatever. We also know all our employees by name. Who they are and what they are about.

1664 BMX Distribution offers a competitive salary, a casual work atmosphere and a chance for you to join a team focused on being an industry leader! We work hard but we also have fun and offer perks like getting your birthday off and an annual bike part allowance.
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Career Opportunities

The success of 1664 BMX Distribution is built on a group of great employees who bring commitment and heart to work every day. We are always looking to add driven people to our team who are excited about BMX, results focused and who support our customers with effective communication, an appreciation for getting the details right and good decision making.

Check out some of our common positions below and send your resume to careers@1664bmx.com if you are interested in becoming part of our team

What Our Employees Think About 1664

"I'm proud to support the BMX brands we distro, and stoked to help support bike shops and scenes across Canada."
- Isaac

"I like working for a small business that's doing big things"
- Pistol

"You don't have to be a fan of Nacho Libre, or I Love You Man to work here, but it helps."
- Riley

Inside Sales

What does 1664 BMX Distribution Do?

Started in 1998, 1664 BMX Distribution is a wholesale bicycle distribution company that distributes over 20 brands to retail stores across Canada, carries 5 lines of complete bikes and a full range of BMX parts and accessories.

We are committed to working hard every day to build a strong independent business that grows BMX as a sport by providing a full service business to business experience, stocking a robust offering of BMX products, fostering knowledgeable staff and utilizing leading edge practices.

What does an Inside Sales Representative do?

An Inside Sales Rep…

  • Takes initiative to generate new sales through cold calls and lead generation
  • Is knowledgeable about the products we carry and provides product and technical advice to customers
  • Maintains existing customer relationships
  • Takes incoming orders
  • Follows up with customers
  • Stays aware of current stock and keeps customers informed about new products
  • Liaises with the shipping department and other team members to ensure all orders get out 100% error free

Would I be good at this job?

Yes, if you:

  • Are excited about BMX and passionate about supporting the success of independent bicycle retailers
  • Can successfully close negotiations and create positive outcomes for all parties involved
  • Can handle difficult conversations and a fast paced environment
  • Can identify and connect with decision makers by establishing rapport and trust, identifying needs and presenting solutions
  • Understand bicycles and the bicycle industry
  • Have strong problem solving skills
  • Like to talk on the phone – seriously, 90% of your work day will be on the phone

What experience/education would I need?

  • Minimum two years sales experience in BMX, Bicycle or Sporting goods industry.

What do you value as a company?

BMX is an exhilarating sport that drives riders to grow, advance and push the limits of what is possible, we bring that same energy to work every day. As a company we value hard work and focus, personal leadership, enthusiasm, professionalism and leading edge knowledge

What do you offer your employees?

We offer:

  • A chance for you to join a great team
  • A competitive salary
  • A chance to share in the success of the company through an annual contingent reward program
  • Support for your health including a health benefits program, paid sick leave and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • A casual work atmosphere
  • Fun perks like getting your birthday off and an annual bike part allowance

Replenishment Buyer

What does a Replenishment Buyer do?

A Replenishment Buyer…

  • Provides in depth analysis of sales history to ensure that we correctly plan to have the needed parts in stock and available for our customers.
  • Monitors trends and emerging products in our industry – stays in touch with vendors and helps to make 1664 #1 in the market by being focused on 'looking forward'.
  • Is a relationship builder. Is able to develop relationships and work effectively with our vendors.
  • Ensures new products are on site in our warehouse, available and our clients know about them.
  • Manages shipping logistics and required paperwork and identifies efficiencies and ensures product gets to us a quickly as possible.
  • Maintains and manages inventory including monitoring turnover of products, maintaining needed inventory levels, and directing physical inventory counts.
  • Collaborates with sales, design, shipping and other departments to ensure product is moving.

Would I be good at this job?

Yes, if you:

  • Are good with numbers. Able to analyze data or trends.
  • Have strong communication skills. Able to negotiate.
  • Are a Born Problem Solver. Intuitive.
  • Are creative and like to share ideas
  • Are willing to learn and take on new challenges.
  • Are able to research and effectively find information.
  • Able to work independently and self-manage time.
  • Are computer literate - we are definitely looking for an Excel wizard.

What experience/education would I need?

  • 2 or more years of related experience or related post-secondary education
  • Seasonal buyer experience in a distribution environment would also be good experience for this role -- but not essential.