Pod Jobs

Pod is an established home accessories and lifestyle retailer based in the South West of England with three successful shops in Bristol, Cheltenham and Oxford. An online shop, www.the podcompany.co.uk was launched in November 2006 and plans for a mail order catalogue and further shops are in the pipeline. This growth has been achieved through our passion for the products, the pod retail offering, and our dedication to providing an extraordinary and enjoyable shopping experience for our customers.

Current Vacancies:

Location: Bristol View on Map
Job Title: Graduate Head Office Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a graduate to join our Head Office team. Based in Clifton, Bristol, this varied and interesting role is ideal for someone with a passion for gift, home and lifestyle retailing.  We are looking for a bright, energetic and enthusiastic individual with a genuine interest in Pod’s offering, excellent organizational skills, good commercial awareness and a desire to learn about the world of retail.  The successful candidate will work in a small team and work closely with the Pod Stores.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with Website copy and Website updates
  • Assisting with Social Media and Brand Marketing
  • Working closely with buying team on orders and deliveries
  • Overseeing customer service email
  • Creating and maintaining strong relationships with store teams
  • Assisting with stock issues and stock replenishment
  • Processing and fulfilling web orders
  • Providing accurate reports as requested
  • Assisting with general office administration 

Candidate requirements:  

  • Creative flair and enthusiasm for our retail offer is essential
  • Educated to degree level
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Excellent time management skills & the ability to prioritise own workload
  • Excellent copy writing skills and attention to detail
  • Previous experience in retail environment preferred
  • Knowledge of Photoshop desirable but not essential
  • Self motivated with a high level of initiative
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Intermediate level Word, Excel and Outlook skills

If you wish to apply for this vacany please send your CV and a covering letter to-

careers@thepodcompany.co.uk

Location: Oxford View on Map
Job Title: Assistant Manager

Pod is an established gift, home and lifestyle retailer based in the South West of England. With shops in Bristol, Cheltenham and Oxford as well as an online shop www.thepodcompany.co.uk our success has been achieved through a passion for design led products, and a dedication to providing an inspirational and enjoyable shopping experience for our customers.

We are looking for an Assistant Manager to help in our store in Oxford.  Working together with the Manager, this varied and interesting role is a great opportunity for someone with creative flair and enthusiasm to work in a stimulating environment with wonderful products. You will also be working with part-time staff and liaising with the buying team, web and office based staff.

You will be expected to:

  • Assist the Manager in the day to day running of the shop
  • Ensure smooth day to day running of the shop 
  • Assist in planning and implementing creative window displays
  • Process deliveries, replenish and rearrange the stock
  • Respond to customer requests and comments
  • Maintain awareness of market trends in the retail industry
  • Understand forthcoming customer initiatives and monitor what local competitors are doing

Candidate Requirements:

  • Creative flair and real enthusiasm for our retail offer is essential
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good communication skills and a passion for excellent customer service
  • Ability to multi-task and maintain attention to detail
  • Self-motivated with a high level of initiative
  • Retail experience necessary

Competitive salary including a bonus scheme.

If you wish to apply for this vacancy please send your CV and a covering letter to

Angie Coombes-Smart  Email: oxford@thepodcompany.co.uk

Location: Cheltenham View on Map
Job Title: Part Time Sales Assistant

We are looking for bright and enthusiastic individuals with a creative flair to join our team.  A passion for excellent customer service is a must.

Retail experience is preferred.

Flexible hours.

Please drop in your CV and covering letter to Assistant Manager Sophie Berry or email:

cheltenham@thepodcompany.co.uk

We regret that we are not able to reply to those not selected for interview.

Location: Bristol View on Map
Job Title: Part Time Staff

We are looking for bright and enthusiastic individuals with a creative flair to join our team.

Must have a passion for excellent customer service.

Monday to Sunday availability is a must

Retail experience is preferred.

Please email your CV & covering letter to the manager Sorcha Milne-Smith:

clifton@thepodcompany.co.uk

We regret that we are not able to reply to those not selected for interview.

Location: Oxford View on Map
Job Title: Part Time Sales Assistant

We are looking for bright & enthusiastic individuals with a creative flair to join our Oxford team.  A passion for excellent customer service is essential.

Retail experience is preferred.

Please email your CV & covering letter to the manager Becky Durden:

oxford@thepodcompany.co.uk

We regret that we are not able to reply to those not selected for interview.