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We are looking for a Retail Assistant to work in our English Market shop.

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Retail Assistant, English Market, Cork

We are looking for a friendly, energetic and enthusiastic part-time Retail Assistant to join the team at our English Market shop.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Great with people—bubbly, friendly and helpful, with good wine knowledge
  • Punctual, reliable and organised—flexible, too
  • Cheerful and accurate under pressure
  • Happy to show initiative as part of a team

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • 2-3 years retail sales experience
  • Wine knowledge—a huge advantage
  • fluent English
  • An interest in food and drink, with an understanding of what makes small-scale and artisanal produce special
  • familiarity with electronic retail systems and content management systems, and good IT skills
  • Applicants should hold EU citizenship or be able to work full-time.

Duties will include:

  • Providing excellent customer service, building relationships with customers, colleagues and other Market traders
  • Opening and closing for business each day, with keyholder and cash handling responsibilities
  • All aspects of stock control, analysis, ordering and reconciliation to maintain stock levels and engage old and new customers
  • Development of promotional materials and activities and merchandising in the shop
  • A wide range of related duties as and when required to cover peak periods, offer tasting events, &c. as part of a versatile, busy team

What we can offer you:

  • A positive and respectful work environment
  • A place in a friendly and supportive team
  • competitive salary
  • 20 days annual leave pro rata
  • job type: part-time, initially 3 days per week 10.30 - 6.30 including Saturday
  • salary: €13.50 - €14.50 per hour depending on experience
  • generous employee discount

Based in Cork, Bubble Brothers has been selling fine wines and champagnes to the Irish on-trade and retail markets for twenty years.

As the company embarks on its next phase of growth, we are seeking a dynamic Key Accounts Sales Manager with an established record in wine sales.

Wine corks falling into pan of traditional scales against red background

Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate will join a small, motivated team and help to drive the company’s growth by selling to key retail, hospitality and restaurant accounts throughout Ireland.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career while playing a key role in our rapidly expanding business.

We expect to appoint someone who can demonstrate:

  • good wine knowledge
  • 3-5 years sales experience
  • professional presence
  • excellent time management
  • strong organizational skills
  • self-motivation

If you're interested, please send us a line or two to introduce yourself and we'll be in touch.

Love selling wine?

We need a retail sales and operations manager for our busy English Market shop in Cork's city centre.

The person we choose will have a lively, current knowledge of wine, as well as the ability to convert relevant experience in a similar role, and their own genuine enthusiasm, into sales by exceeding the expectations of customers new and old.

About Bubble Brothers:

We have been importing and selling wine for more than twenty years, offering an alternative to the ubiquitous brands by working closely with wineries in Europe and further afield to develop a tempting and varied portfolio of delicious and interesting wines, on sale from, chosen retailers around Ireland, and our own outlets in Cork: the English Market shop and Little Island collection point.

We are a small team, hard-working, energetic and self-reliant.

We need someone who can:

  • Promote Bubble Brothers’ reputation as a friendly place to buy great wine
  • Open and close the shop, and cash up
  • Work with the MD to develop marketing strategies and meet sales targets
  • Manage stock, placing orders and receiving deliveries
  • Keep the shelves looking good, and design and refresh promotional displays
  • Contribute to social media
  • Join in with other BB events as an adaptable member of a small team

You will need:

  • An instinct for memorably excellent customer service
  • A good knowledge of wine (preferably a WSET qualification)
  • Retail or other sales experience
  • Familiarity with MS Office and, ideally, Sage
  • A certain cheery resilience

This job is what you make it.

If you’d like to make it into something amazing, write to and convince us.

We're looking for an experienced accounts person to cover maternity leave from the 1st February, 2017.

The position is part-time and flexible (sixteen hours a week) and the salary is €12/hour.

You will need at least four years experience in accounting and bookkeeping, and preferably a recognized accounting qualification.

The job involves, amongst other duties:

  • General accounts duties using Sage 50 Accounts: Accounts payable & receivable
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Online banking
  • Invoice discounting
  • Payroll using Thesaurus
  • Direct Debit collection
  • Annual P30 returns
  • Annual VAT 3 returns
  • P35 & year end accounts
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • General office administration

We're a small, busy team, so if you are interested in what we do and happy to be a bit adaptable, so much the better.
Send a cv to jobs [at] and we'll be in touch.

Wanted—wizard of time and space

We are looking for a Warehouse Operative to work at our Little Island premises

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Warehouse Operative, Little Island, Cork

We are looking for an experienced Warehouse Operative to take on responsibility for a wide range of duties alongside the hard-working team at our Little Island warehouse premises.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • self-reliant and organised, with good timekeeping, exceptional attention to detail and problem-solving skills;
  • physically fit, and able to work and adapt under pressure;
  • naturally willing to help, and able to work easily with others on a variety of tasks.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience and skills in the following areas:

  • goods in procedures: receiving, checking and storing deliveries;
  • loading and unloading vehicles;
  • picking and packing orders and stock transfers for dispatch;
  • handling and organising stock, by hand or with appropriate machinery;
  • completing and managing written and computer records, and scrupulous inventory control;
  • ad hoc duties as part of a small, flexible team.

Desirable skills/experience:

  • 2-3 years warehouse experience, preferably in a food and beverage environment
  • forklift licence
  • fluent English
  • wine knowledge
  • IT competence, familiarity with Excel
  • Applicants should hold EU citizenship or be able to work full-time.

What we can offer you:

  • a positive and respectful work environment
  • a place in a friendly and supportive team
  • competitive Salary
  • 20 days annual leave pro rata
  • job type: part-time leading to full-time
  • day shift 9.00 - 17:00 (flexible)
  • salary: €13.50 - €14.50 per hour depending on experience
  • generous employee discount
  • on-site parking
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