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we are currently hiring!

 

Check below if a role at archie browns is right for you, scroll down to see different roles available!

 

To apply, please email hello@archiebrowns.co.uk referencing the role you are applying for with a CV and cover letter. We will confirm that we have received your application and contact you further once the applications close.

*Starting salary will vary depending on age, experience and role.

shop assistant - Penzance (4-5 days a week)

applications close 28.04.24

the role

This is anything but your average retail role, yes you will be responsible for stocking the shelves, serving customers and keeping the shop tidy but here at Archie Browns you will have the opportunity to offer much more! Here you will confidently communicate with customers to provide the advice and products that help them lead happy and healthy lives. Its not easy, but if you have a passion for health and wellbeing here is an amazing experience up for grabs!

Other responsibilities include:

  • Serving at the till

  • Keeping all areas of the shop and stockroom well-presented and clean

  • Receiving deliveries and keeping shelves well stocked

  • Dealing with customer complaints

about you

  • An enthusiasm for the health and wellbeing of customers, yourself and the planet

  • A passion for delivering great service, greeting customers with a smile and a welcoming attitude

  • The ability to create rapport with customers, meaning they leave the store having experienced an uplifting shopping trip within the local community

  • To take the initiative and make decisions that benefit our customers

  • Work well within a team and communicate effectively and openly with others

  • Build relationships with colleagues to learn from each other and create a team spirit

  • Be at work on time, properly presented, ready to be an ambassador for Archie Browns

  • Long term aspirations of personal and professional develpment

  • Available to work Saturdays

benefits:

  • Paid complimentary tea/coffee breaks

  • ​Delicious Archie Browns lunches on shift

  • Staff discount

  • Investment in growth/training

  • Casual dress

  • Closed Sundays and bank holidays

café assistant - Penzance (Fridays and Saturdays)

applications closed 12.11.2023

  the role

​We are looking for someone to join our wonderful team at archie browns Penzance to help run the newly re-opened café on Fridays and Saturdays. This is a great opportunity to work in a community focussed front of house role in an uplifting environment. To work in a front-of-house role you must be able to learn systems quickly and effectively with a positive and calm attitude. You will need to be kind, confident and respectful when communicating with customers and peers.

 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Serving at the till (cash handling and taking orders)

  • Serving food and drinks to tables

  • Barista – Making a range of high quality hot drinks using espresso machine

  • Keeping all areas of the café and appliances well-presented and clean

  • Ensuring the café is well stocked

  • Assisting in the kitchen when required

about you

  • Café experience including barista skills preferred but training can be provided for the right person

  • An enthusiasm for the health and wellbeing of customers, yourself and the planet

  • A passion for delivering great service, greeting customers with a smile and a welcoming attitude

  • The ability to create rapport with customers

  • Work well within a team and communicate effectively and openly with others

  • Build relationships with colleagues to learn from each other and create a team spirit

  • Be at work on time, properly presented, ready to be an ambassador for Archie Browns

  • Long term aspirations of personal and professional development

  • Available to work Fridays and Saturdays

benefits:

  • Delicious lunches!

  • Paid complimentary tea/coffee breaks

  • Staff discount

  • Investment in growth/training

  • Casual dress

  • Closed Sundays and bank holidays

kitchen/café manager - Penzance (full-time)

applications on hold


*If you have any questions regarding this opportunity do not hesitate to email us at hello@archiebrowns.co.uk with a contact number and we can discuss it further

*It is vital for this application you provide us with a short covering letter highlighting what ideas and experience you could bring to the role

the opportunity

Do you have a passion for affordable, healthy, local and sustainable vegan/vegetarian food with the drive to develop and run a café within a vibrant community? If so this is an amazing opportunity for you!

Archie Browns vegetarian café started in 1991 on Bread Street in Penzance and has grown to incorporate health food stores in both Penzance and Truro. Unfortunately due to the impact on the world and specifically the hospitality industry from the pandemic the cafés had to close. In Penzance we are finally at a place to reincorporate the café and looking for the right person to do so. The café is currently only open Fridays and Saturdays, we are looking for someone to increase the opening days but we are flexible to fit for the right person (option for 3-6 days a week).

While it is important your mission aligns with archie browns there is plenty of room for you to get creative and really flourish.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Creating a business plan to develop the café with the support of the general manager

  • General day to day running of the café 

    • Designing menus

    • Supervising and carrying out food preparation ensuring clean and safe practices

    • Sourcing ingredients - local and organic where possible

    • Recruitment

    • Organising events and catering opportunities

    • etc.

about you:

  • An enthusiasm for the health and wellbeing of customers, yourself and the planet

  • A real passion for creating healthy vegan/vegetarian food

  • Kitchen experience professionally and at home

  • Creativity and confidence to bring forward new ideas

  • A drive for delivering great service, greeting customers with a smile and a welcoming attitude

  • The ability to create rapport with customers and understand the community needs

  • Work well within a team and communicate effectively and openly with others

  • Build relationships with colleagues to learn from each other and create a team spirit

  • Good time management and organisational skills

  • Long term aspirations of personal and professional development

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