Careers


Careers at Sophie Allport

Sophie Allport is an exciting and vibrant place to be, whether you work in our head office in rural Lincolnshire, our shops or warehouse team. We are always interested in discovering and nurturing new talent.

We are a growing family business and are always looking for individuals who are passionate about retail, homewares and our brand. We want people to feel part of the family so that staff are able to grow both personally and professionally - we want people to fulfil their potential. We work in a supportive environment and have a family culture of working together as a team.


Current Vacancies

Warehouse Support

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our warehouse team in Bourne, Lincolnshire. This is a full-time, permanent position, working Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm, however some flexibility will be required for travel and overnight stays, in order to attend trade shows.

We are looking for someone with previous warehouse experience, a “can do” attitude and who has great attention to detail. The successful candidate will have a valid forklift truck licence and a clean driving licence. You’ll need to be able to hit the ground running as you’ll be working in a fast-paced environment and work quickly but carefully as some of our products are very delicate.

Duties include:

  • Processing customer orders
  • Picking, packing and despatching orders
  • Stock control – including quality control
  • Taking in deliveries and checking for missing or damaged stock
  • Operating a forklift truck to move and rearrange stock
  • Ensure that products are stored safely
  • Carry out stock counts when required
  • Operate in a safe manner, complying with all Health & Safety requirements to ensure own safety and that of others
  • Keeping the warehouse clean, tidy and organised

What we're looking for:

  • Previous warehouse experience is essential
  • Fork lift truck licence and a clean driving licence is required for this position
  • Someone with DIY skills
  • Must have great organisation skills
  • Basic numeracy & English skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Must be self motivated

If you have experience of working in a warehouse or similar environment and are interested in joining a fast-paced family business, we’d love to hear from you. To apply for this role please send a cover letter and your CV to careers@sophieallport.com

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Festive Helpers - Warehouse Support

As we prepare to head into a busy season, we are looking for Festive Helpers on a temporary basis to support our warehouse team between October 2019 – February 2020.

  • Job Title: Festive Helper - Warehouse Support
  • Contact Type: Temporary, Fulltime
  • Location: Bourne, Lincolnshire
  • Hours: 40 hours per week with some weekend work required (2 shifts available)
  • Start Date: October 2019

Main duties will include processing customer orders (trade & retail), picking, packing and despatching orders, stock control (including quality control, restocking and checking deliveries). You’ll need to be able to hit the ground running as you’ll be working in a fast-paced environment during our busiest and most demanding time of the year. You’ll also need to be able to work quickly but carefully as some of our products are very delicate.

What we're looking for:

  • Must have great organisation skills
  • A team player
  • Great attention to detail
  • Must have a “can do” attitude
  • Must have basic numeracy & English skills
  • A strong work ethic
  • Must be self motivated

If you are interested in joining a fast-paced family business and are available between October 2019 – February 2020, we’d love to hear from you. To apply for this role please send a cover letter and your CV to careers@sophieallport.com

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