Customer Service Worker


Are you interested in wholefoods? Would you like to be part of a worker co-operative? Do you have great customer service skills? If so, Essential Trading Co-operative would like to hear from you!

Essential are recruiting for a Customer Services Worker to join our Sales team.
You’ll be joining a diverse, dynamic, and positive bunch of people aiming to change the world for the better. Essential is a pioneering worker co-operative, rooted in Bristol. We’re a wholesaler, manufacturer and retailer, proud of specialising in ethically-produced, organic, fair trade and GMO-free food, sourced from all corners of the globe.

The sales role requires experience of office work, a working knowledge of IT systems, excellent communication skills by phone, email, and in person, and an ability to work flexibly. The successful candidate will be well-organised, a good team player, and able to show great attention to detail.

Some flexibility is required, but the general working day is between 9:00 and 18:00, Monday to Friday. This is a full time position.

As a worker co-operative, Essential provides unique opportunities and challenges: you can be sure of a meaningful job, with the chance to become involved in a variety of projects beyond your core responsibilities

Essential is a Living Wage Foundation accredited employer. The starting wage for permanent positions is £10.45 per hour, increasing with length of service. Workers also receive a range of benefits and a generous staff discount.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply, please visit our website: If you wish to apply, please download and complete an application form on our website and return by email to before the deadline, 9am Monday 14th June.

  • Closing Date:
  • Monday, 14 June, 2021 - 11:00

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