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JOBS

Jobs and careers at TOFT

THE COMPANY

TOFT is a British craft company specialising in producing a range of luxury wools along with contemporary knitting and crochet patterns for the modern maker. We are located on an alpaca farm in Warwickshire in a purpose-built modern craft studio. At TOFT HQ you will find a team of creative and independent thinkers who challenge conventional perceptions of knitters and crocheters. Our diverse and growing business means there is never a boring day at TOFT as we despatch orders, teach workshops, and design and develop new patterns to take to market. We're a compact but dynamic team, working from the same place in different roles.   

To make a speculative application for a dream job in the future, impress us and send your CV and a reason why you want to work for TOFT to jobs@toftuk.com.


CURRENT ROLES

JOB TITLE: Part-time Sales Assistant
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 24th January 2020

ROLE SUMMARY:
Working with our Studio team to deliver an exceptional customer experience at TOFT HQ. 

Daily responsibilities will include serving TOFT studio customers both point of sale and catering coffee and cake, hosting and teaching TOFT workshops (training provided), assisting with the planning of studio events, ensuring the studio is presentable, and maintaining dynamic product displays.

Essential skills:
The ability to work well in a team.
Confidence in customer service.
A cheerful and helpful manner.
Good communication skills with peers and leadership teams.
Ability to learn quickly and work within a fast paced environment.
Positivity, drive and enthusiasm.

Preferable:
Knitting and crochet skills covering the basics (or a very keen interest to learn!)

We are looking for someone to work every Friday, Saturday and Sunday as the most ideal hours for this role (1170 hrs per annum). We will accept applications from those looking to work these hours every other week and will build a job share with another candidate (585 hrs per annum). Please state in your cover letter your preference for the role and we will try and be as flexible as possible when interviewing candidates.

TOFT team discount. Contributory pension scheme in line with the Government Auto Enrolment guidelines.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
Salary: £9.00 /hour

Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@toftuk.com.


INTERNSHIPS

TOFT has a history of working with textile students, and we’re able to offer short work experience and some longer intern placements throughout the year. Please contact help@toftuk.com.