Sales Associate (3 month contract) APPLY NOW

Victoria, BC
Retail pop-up
Part time

About Us

Urban Machina Inc. (UMI) was founded on the need to improve the urban commute. We strive to make the "One-Car-Less" vision achievable by providing the public with an eco-friendly, fun and alternative way to commute. We are the exclusive distributors in Canada for various brands of foldable electric kick-scooters.

Your Typical Day

UMI will conduct a 3 month Summer pop-up in Victoria, BC and we are hiring 3 to 4 Sales Associates for this pop-up. As a UMI Sales Associate, you’ll be on the frontlines helping customers pick out their dream electric scooter. You’ll be conducting test rides with customers and make their riding experience fun and educational. You’ll get to learn about some of the smartest products in the electric scooter industry, make thoughtful recommendations to your customers, and carry-on meaningful relationships with riders in your community.

The pace is fast, the customers are curious, and having an all-for-one, customer-centric team mentality is huge. We value hospitality skills, and we love people who are eager to learn. If you’re already an electric scooter expert, that’s awesome. If not, we’ll train you. The key is that you know how to treat customers, evaluate their needs, and exceed their expectations.

What You’ll Bring To The Team

  • A positive, pitch-right-in attitude and motivation to help every customer find what they need
  • Fantastic hospitality—a warm, approachable manner, great listening skills, and a drive to help in any way you can
  • Great communication with customers and teammates
  • A desire to cultivate customer relationships
  • A commitment to deliver the best possible riding experience for each customer

Essential Functions And Responsibilities:

  • Conduct test rides on demo electric scooters
  • Help customers pick out their electric scooters
  • Educate customers on the different models of electric scooters we carry and how to operate them safely
  • Perform sales transactions via POS

You Have:

  • Prior sales experience - preferably in a customer-focused environment
  • Must have open availability for a flexible work schedule that meets the needs of the business, including holidays and weekend shifts
  • Desire to exceed sales goals
  • Enthusiastic, energetic and personable professional demeanor
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ambitious, hardworking and team-oriented
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Ability to lift at least 30 lbs


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