Why work for us?

1) Aspirational and luxurious Yorkshire brand - The Yorkshire Soap Company is a luxury lifestyle brand focused on delivering the very best service within the beauty and gift industry.

2) Renowned for delivering the very best in customer service  - Be part of a brand that is committed to providing its customers with service experiences that amaze.

3) Innovative, exciting and dynamic -  The Yorkshire Soap Company offers an in house development programme to ensure our Team Members’ skills and knowledge are unrivalled and ensuring there is room for career development with the brand.

4) The brand epitomises quintessentially British style and culture - The Yorkshire Soap Company is a British brand that captures its heritage and expresses it with fragrance and lifestyle products of the highest quality.  All of our products are made in the UK and we are really proud of this.

5) Career opportunities  - The Yorkshire Soap Company is committed to the development of our Team Members, offering a comprehensive development programme dedicated to nurturing and coaching service skills and product knowledge.

 

Current Vacancies

There are currently 4 vacancies. Please see below for more information. 

Role: Store Manager (Full Time)

Location: The Imaginarium, Blake Street, York
Experience: Retail management (2 years), Retail sales (4 years)
Salary: Competitive

A rare opportunity has arisen to manage one of Yorkshire's most talked about retail experiences and retail stores. 

Based in the beautiful city of York, The Imaginarium is a shop like no other and, as such, needs a strong retail manager who matches the unique store vision and ethos.

Established alongside our Yorkshire Soap Company brand, The Imaginarium sells a vast and eclectic selection of unique and desirable art work and home interior items. Local artists creations sit with carefully selected and exclusive home interior items, fabulous home scent collections and unique gift-led products and creations; many of which have not been seen or sold in the city before.

Our fabulous current store manager is staying with us but within another role in the company, which has created this exciting position as store manager to become vacant.
 
We don't want a manager without an imagination. We need a candidate with retail vision and flare; a commercially driven sales manager who is self-motivated and has experience in luxury retail selling and management.
 
The ideal candidate will be a confident seller, a fabulous trainer, and will have passion for customer care and team development. This role will be fully accountable for the store, its customers and its team, whilst having the support of the company and other like-minded store managers. The ideal candidate will also have knowledge on how to manage an office, manage stock and manage a team. They will be able to coach and develop a small group of enthusiastic team members; performing regular appraisals, documented training, and on-the-spot coaching.

As this is such a well know brand and store with a fantastic reputation, you must be prepared to work hard and maintain our high (yet achievable) store and company standards, and you will thrive on praise while paying close attention to training that you receive.
 
If you want the biggest and most rewarding challenge of your retail career, and feel that your experience and skills match the above, then this is the job for you!
 

Apply: You can apply for this role by emailing your CV and a short Cover Letter to careers@yorkshiresoap.co.uk.

 

Role: Store Supervisor (Full Time)

Location: The Yorkshire Soap Company, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Salary: Competitive

We are looking for an organised, commercial, enthusiastic and sales driven supervisor to manage our soap store in Knaresborough. We want our Supervisor to create a positive, lively and energetic atmosphere, with the main focus always on excellent, unsurpassed, customer service and sales. You will be asked to lead, motivate and develop your store team and in store processes, managing their performance and making sure they can be the best that they can be, every day.
 
You will do all you can to increase the company profits, hitting and exceeding realistic targets, you will have the knowledge and experience to drive sales forward and make the most of every customer opportunity. You will be fully flexible and do whatever it takes to make your store continually successful and profitable.

You will have responsibility to the store, the team, and the customers; and will be fully accountable for your store and all processes/people within it; reporting to the Store Manager. We have very high retail and customer service standards and you will be a store ambassador, championing the brand, both in and out of the store.

You will want every customer that walks into your store to have an amazing experience, and you will want them to leave with an armful of shopping bags, knowing that they have bought the perfect presents and gifts; and ensuring that they want to come back, time after time and tell all their friends about us.

You will be computer literate, used to working to targets and responsible for running the store day to day. We want our management team to know retail, love retail and know what it takes to grow and develop the stores reputation and sales figures.

You will enjoy 28 days paid holiday, a company discount scheme, a competitive salary with incentives and a secure, bright future career, in a fast growing company, where you are more than just a number on a clock in card.

Applicants MUST have retail/shop management or supervisory experience and must be able to support with store staff rotas, holiday planning and calculations, performance appraisals and development planning, be excel and windows proficient, able to perform interviews of future staff and previously been responsible for cash banking and weekly takings reconciliation.

Apply: You can apply for this role by emailing your CV and a short Cover Letter to careers@yorkshiresoap.co.uk.

 

Role: Warehouse/Deliveries Assistant (Full Time)

Location: The Soap Kitchen, York, North Yorkshire
Salary: Competitive

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who will thrive in a "hands on" role here at our workshop and soap kitchen in York. The ideal candidate will be proficient in using IT-based systems, and will have a passion for efficiency, teamwork and organisation. The duties of this role are as follows: 

- Check deliveries in/out of the warehouse following strict company processes.

- Pick store orders from the warehouse and check accuracy prior them to them leaving.

- Support other members of the warehouse in cleaning and organising our facilities.

- Support the management team in maintaining our inventory and replenishment systems.

Apply: You can apply for this role by emailing your CV and a short Cover Letter to careers@yorkshiresoap.co.uk.

 

Role: Soap Maker & Kitchen Assistant (Full Time)

Location: The Soap Kitchen, York, North Yorkshire
Salary: Competitive

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who will thrive in a "hands on" role here at our workshop and soap kitchen in York, as part of a small team of soap makers who who make, finish and prepare our items for delivery. The ideal candidate will have a passion for efficiency, teamwork and organisation; whilst having experience in a creative and/or catering role and being a quick learner. The duties of this role are as follows: 

- Making our soaps and bathing products (with training from our senior makers).

- Chopping and preparing products for our stores.

- Assisting our soap makers in ensuring the soap kitchen is clean, tidy and safe to work in at all times.

- Ensuring our equipment is ready to use on a daily basis.

- Ensuring the deliveries entering the soap kitchen have been checked off and made ready for use.

Apply: You can apply for this role by emailing your CV and a short Cover Letter to careers@yorkshiresoap.co.uk.