Posts Tagged ‘Genuine Scooter Co.’

Who Wouldn’t Love a Job Right Now?

April 28, 2010

We’re not above using this space to help out a fellow industry type in need, especially when it means possibly helping another fellow industry type who is also in need. In this case, it’s the scoot-tastic (did I just write that?) folks over at Scooterworks USA.  The Chicago-based crew behind the legendary Scooterworks catalog, Scooterworks direct and Genuine Scooter Co., has a job opening.

Here’s some wordage they forwarded to me about the position (bold added by me):

Sales manager with 10 plus years of experience with phone sales experience and management, preferably in a mechanical/cycle/auto parts environment. College degree necessary.Must be an “evolved” individual with superior coaching and mentoring ability, an understanding of revenue generating sales techniques, a great communicator who can move a team forward and sustain a fun, rewarding work enviroment. Must be familiar with a variety of selling software applications and a fast learner with exceptional and proven team- building and revenue generating skills.

Individuals without applicable experience need not apply. Must have impeccable references and work background. Great benefits and salary plus bonus which will be commensurate with professional experience and performance. We are an EEO and are based in Chicago. No phone calls or “drop ins”. Resume and cover letter to

Got the goods? Give ’em a shout. 

Doing Boise on a Moped, eh, Scooter, um, Bicycle Thing

August 17, 2009

Last week while attending the Western Power Sports annual sales meeting in Boise, Idaho, I took a little side trip over to Scooters of Boise to have a look around. The store is a scooters-only dealership that stocks machines fromIMAG016Genuine Scooter Co., QLink, SYM and Kymco and all the gear a scooter-lover could want. It’s a really cool little joint that fits in well with the sort of bohemian/earthy feel I get from Boise. 


I first discovered the store last year during the WPS show and got to talking to co-owner Kathy Navin about business. Well, this time around Kathy was again tending shop and she remembered me from last year’s visit. After poking around a bit and checking out the Genuine Buddy, I noticed an odd looking machine over near the entrance that looked more moped than scooter, and a bit more bicycle than moped.


Kathy brought me over and immediately offered me a test ride on the A2B, an (more…)