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London - Jermyn Street

Wholesale Cheesemonger

Job description

Paxton & Whitfield has been the country's leading cheesemonger for over 220 years and today we continue to deliver exceptional artisan cheese, fine food, homewares and cheese experiences with unrivalled passion and expertise across our four UK retail stores as well as our rapidly growing online business and trade sales.

We are looking for cheese enthusiasts to join our trade sales team Monday to Friday, 6.30am-11.30am. We need a passionate and dedicated cheesemonger who want to expand their knowledge of artisan cheese.

It’s a varied role and includes:

  • Process orders that come in from chefs via phone and email and process using our order system. 
  • Cut and package cheese ready for dispatch.
  • Do local deliveries to hotels and restaurants on foot.
  • Ensure the highest quality of cheese is sent to our customers.
  • Have an awareness of needs and demands of certain customers.
  • Be compliant with Food safety regulations, including daily cleaning tasks.

The ideal applicant we be: 

  • Passionate about artisan cheese and fine food.
  • Enjoy working with people.
  • Polite and presentable.
  • Be enthusiastic.
  • Driven to achieving targets and goals.

The role would encompass shifts Monday-Friday 6:30-11:30am

  • Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
  • Pay: From £12.25 per hour
  • Day shift
  • 6.30-11.30am
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

Please send your CV and a short cover letter outlining your interest in cheese and why you would be a good candidate for this role to helen.ashton@paxtonandwhitfield.co.uk.


London Chelsea - Cale Street

Shop Manager

We are looking for a passionate cheese professional to run our Chelsea shop.

Main responsibilities:

  • Manage the team to deliver the highest quality service to our retail and wholesale customers.
  • Ensure we are offering the very highest quality products to our customers, in an attractive environment.
  • Develop new opportunities across our various sales channels
  • Oversee the ordering of stock and manage the paperwork associated with running a business unit.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a passion for cheese and fine foods
  • Be organised and have an eye for detail
  • Understand compliance in food safety procedures
  • Have strong visual merchandising skills

Please send your CV and cover letter to jstmanager@paxtonandwhitfield.co.uk

Part-time Cheesemonger

We currently have a Part-Time position for a Retail Cheesemonger within our Cale Street shop in Chelsea. 3 days per week. Please enquire within for details. If you have a passion for Cheese and Good Food and thrive in a retail environment, please drop your CV with a covering letter into our shop or send it via email to Stuart at tom.richardson@paxtonandwhitfield.co.uk


Bourton on the Water

Warehouse Lead (Permanant Role / Min 35 hours per week)

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking Warehouse Lead to join our team in Bourton on the Water. The successful applicant will have an attention to detail, great communication skills and a positive attitude. The Warehouse Lead will be a hands on role and will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day running of the Warehouse.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Oversee, and execute the daily pick/pack of our mail order and wholesale orders ensuring the product is always looking superb.
  • Oversee, and execute the checking in of all products (cheese/ambient/homewares/packaging) in line with our food safety, finance and buying controls.
  • Carry out accurate stock takes in conjunction with Stock Control.
  • Oversee and execute the pick/pack of all deliveries into our retail sites.
  • Ensure all Food Safety Procedures and Health & Safety policies are carried out at all times.
  • Work with the cheese team to ensure the cheese is of the highest quality before reaching the final customer.
  • Work with the Quality Manager to implement continuous process improvements and warehouse development.
  • Load/unload deliveries – Forklift Counter Balance license desirable (training can be provided for the right candidate).

To apply, please send over your CV and a covering letter to Jazz at jazz.reeves@paxtonandwhitfield.co.uk


Bath - Green Street

Retail Assistant

We are looking for a cheese enthusiast to join our Bath team. We need a passionate and dedicated cheesemonger who wants to expand their knowledge of artisan cheese and delight our customers with fantastic service. 

The ideal applicant we be:

Passionate about artisan cheese and fine food

  • Experienced at working in a customer-facing role and enjoy working with people
  • Polite and presentable
  • Have a great eye for visual merchandising and display
  • Driven to achieve targets and goals

Please send your CV and a short cover letter outlining your interest to Hazel at bath@paxtonandwhitfield.co.uk


Canterbury - Palace Street

  • Not currently recruiting.