Full Time Vacancy - Wholesale Assistant
We wholesale to an increasing number of restaurants, food halls and independent shops across the UK. We are looking for a full-time wholesale assistant to join our team.
The position available is to assist in all aspects of the wholesale department, based at our warehouse in Bermondsey. Four days each week will be spent in sales of cheese to trade customers and preparation and packing of cheese orders. One day a week will be spent working with our retail team in Borough Market/East Dulwich to gain greater knowledge of the cheeses.
Responsibilities - Wholesale (4 days per week)
· Sales of cheese to our existing wholesale customers
· Providing excellent customer service by managing orders accurately and answering queries relating to cheese and/or logistics etc
· Preparing and packing cheese orders for despatch to wholesale customers
· Organisation and cleaning of the warehouse in compliance with our systems and HACCP
Responsibilities - Retail (1 day per week)
· Sales of cheese to our retail customers at one of our retail outlets.
· Building great displays and taking the utmost care of cheese on the stall so that it reaches the customer’s plate in the best condition
· Organisation and cleaning of the stall in compliance with our systems and HACCP
Required Skills and Qualities
· A love of cheese and interest in how it is made and moved from production to plate
· Transferable experience in the food & drink industry is preferred
· Good communication: excellent verbal and written English. Fluent French is an advantage.
· Good IT Skills required
· Attention to detail, reliability, positivity and professionalism are all essential qualities
· A full, clean UK driving license and experience driving in London is preferred
· Full time position over 5 days each week including Saturdays
· Working outdoors, in all weathers, lifting heavy cheese and equipment
· Permanent position requiring a minimum commitment of 1 year
To apply please email a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org