Jobs

Thanks for your interest in joining our team. Our current vacancies are listed below along with details of how to apply.

If you don’t see a role that suits you just now but are passionate about good coffee, great service and would enjoy working in a busy space with a friendly team, please feel free to drop us a line anyway – we would love to hear from you.

Wholesale Accounts Manager

We are looking for a friendly, thoughtful and experienced Wholesale Development Manager to join our wholesale team. This full-time position is based at our roastery with travel in the UK.

The successful individual will be passionate about coffee and dedicated to providing exemplary customer service. We are looking for a team player with exceptional communication skills.

Position Responsibilities

  • Deliver excellent customer service.
  • Learn and maintain in-depth knowledge of our coffees.
  • Manage new enquiries from potential customers.
  • Support current customers with business development.
  • Undertake all duties of the wholesale assistant role with confidence.
  • Work alongside the Training Manager to develop new customer training.
  • Work within the Wholesale Department to support customers.
  • Work with the Accounts team to ensure accurate customer information.
  • Continually review, modify and improve current processes and systems where a need arises.
  • Use Sage 200 to process orders, run reports, monitor contacts and make improvements.
  • Use Sage CRM to run reports, detail contacts and make improvements.

Required Skills and Qualities

  • Desire to continually learn about coffee; Experience in coffee preferred although not absolutely required
  • Genuine interest in people, this is a customer orientated role and most of the time is spent talking with people!
  • Previous experience in a sales role specifically with responsibilities for customer service.
  • Excellent telephone manner; happy to pick up a main phone line and help whomever is ringing.
  • Knowledge of coffee brewing equipment including pour-over filter and espresso
  • Detail-oriented and accurate.
  • Happy to work autonomously.
  • Willingness to learn and help where necessary.
  • Fluent English, both written and spoken.
  • Proficient writing skills; professional writing style and impeccable grammar for letters, emails, company documents.
  • Numerate; able to use previous usage data to plan for future stock needs.
  • Experience of stock management.
  • Advanced computer skills, including Word, Excel and Outlook; experience with Sage 200 and Sage CRM or equivalent.
  • Experience in a Business to Business work environment preferred although not absolutely required.

Position Details

  • Full-time (5 days/week), typically Monday to Friday, but will include evening and weekend work so flexibility is expected.
  • Immediate start preferred.
  • Based in our Bermondsey office (SE16 4RA) but will be required to travel to see customers in the UK.
  • Starting salary commensurate with experience.

How to apply
Please send a covering letter and a CV to work@laiknu.com with the job title in the subject by 15 January.

We will only consider those applications that include both a tailored covering letter and a current CV.

We regret that we are only able to reply to short-listed candidates.

Coffee Retailer & Barista

We are looking for friendly, talented and good-natured people to join our Covent Garden and Borough Market shops. As a Barista-Retailer at Monmouth Coffee, your day would be filled with coffee, customers and shop-keeping. We can describe the job in three parts:

  • Sell coffee – Proactively seek to learn about coffee to help find the right coffee for our customers.
  • Make coffee – Learn to make both espresso-based and filter coffees drinks to Perfection each and every time.
  • Be nice to people – take care of your customers, your colleagues and your space.

Our ideal candidate

  • Has a genuine interest in learning about coffee and looking after people, in equal measure.
  • Can work flexible shifts that are about 8 hours long, between 7am and 7.30pm. We need people who honestly enjoy being up and starting work early.
  • Has some experience making a quality cup of coffee in a busy environment.
  • Understands what it takes for a customer to enjoy their visit and how essential that is to our business.
  • Is happy doing anything and everything that needs doing to keep a busy shop ticking along.
  • Likes to keep moving and can see on their own that there is always something to do.
  • Enjoys learning and wants to continue to grow professionally.
  • Wants to commit to a permanent role and is happy to work Saturdays

The positions available are for someone who can commit to working either 4 days or 5 days per week, starting as soon as possible.

Some experience in coffee is preferred, but if you don’t have that and you meet all the other criteria and can show us why you would be a good addition with the right training, please do feel welcome to apply.

If this sounds like you, please get in touch – work@laiknu.com.

We like receiving CVs but we are also looking for a couple of paragraphs that will tell us about you and why you are the right person for the job. Without that, we won’t consider your application. We aim to reply to everyone who applies, but there may be occasions when we are only able to reply to short-listed candidates.

For the successful candidate, we will offer a starting wage of £11 per hour, 5 weeks of paid holiday each year, Sundays off, a company contribution to a personal pension, ongoing coffee training and opportunities as well as other benefits.

We look forward to hearing from you.

The team at Monmouth