Work For Us

Do you love art? Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding career with great opportunities to grow and develop? We’re always on the lookout for hard-working, motivated and talented people to join us as we expand and develop.

We love creative minds and are passionate about developing our company to become the go-to name for art supplies in the UK. Join us on the path to success and establish an exciting career for yourself where your contributions are truly valued and rewarded.

  • Competitive salary
  • Exclusive staff discounts
  • 28 days holiday per year pro rata (including Bank Holidays)
  • Pension contribution scheme
  • Performance-related bonuses
  • Personal development


Our Locations

We currently have four shops in the south-east: 

  • Shoreditch, East London
  • Highbury, North London
  • Camberwell, South London
  • Canterbury, Kent

Find out more here.

Our Head Office and warehouse hub operate from Folkestone. 


Current Vacancies

Sales Assistants (Part Time) - Canterbury

Competitive Salary & 25% Staff Discount

Are you artistic, open minded, dynamic, with a can-do attitude and a good understanding of retail? We currently have vacancies in our Canterbury and Camberwell stores for Part Time Sales Assistants. 

Successful candidates will have at least 12 months experience in a similar role, and should have the proven ability to:

  • Deliver and demonstrate excellent customer service skills
  • Have good commercial awareness
  • Drive sales to achieve sales targets
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have a friendly disposition and consider themselves to be a 'people’s person'.
  • Have a very good understanding of Microsoft Office packages, including Outlook, Word and Excel. 

Please don't apply unless you can fulfil all criteria above. You must also be able to provide 2 good references. If you are interested in applying for either of these roles please email Canterbury@cowlings.com


Deputy Manager (Full Time) - Camberwell
Hours include working Saturdays and Sundays

Competitive Salary & 25% Staff Discount

Are you artistic, open minded, dynamic, with a can-do attitude and extensive experience in retail? We currently have vacancies in our Camberwell store for a full time Deputy Manager  and Sales Assistant/Supervisor.

Successful candidates will have at least 12 months experience in a similar role, and should have the proven ability to:

  • Deliver and demonstrate excellent customer service skills
  • Have good commercial awareness
  • Drive sales to achieve sales targets
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have a friendly disposition and consider themselves to be a 'people’s person'.
  • Have a very good understanding of Microsoft Office packages, including Outlook, Word and Excel. 

Please don't apply unless you can fulfil all criteria above. You must also be able to provide 2 good references. If you are interested in applying for either of these roles please email Camberwell@cowlings.com and quote the following references: DM/CW (Deputy Manager)

Sales Assistant/Supervisor (Full Time) - Camberwell
Monday – Friday but need to be flexible to cover weekends

Competitive Salary & 25% Staff Discount

Are you artistic, open minded, dynamic, with a can-do attitude and a good understanding of retail? We currently have vacancies in our Canterbury and Camberwell stores for Part Time Sales Assistants. 

Successful candidates will have at least 12 months experience in a similar role, and should have the proven ability to:

  • Deliver and demonstrate excellent customer service skills
  • Have good commercial awareness
  • Drive sales to achieve sales targets
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have a friendly disposition and consider themselves to be a 'people’s person'.
  • Have a very good understanding of Microsoft Office packages, including Outlook, Word and Excel. 

Please don't apply unless you can fulfil all criteria above. You must also be able to provide 2 good references. If you are interested in applying for either of these roles please email Camberwell@cowlings.com and quote the following references: SUP/CW (Sales Assistant/Supervisor).

Deputy Manager (Full Time) - Highbury
Hours include working Saturdays and Sundays

Competitive Salary & 25% Staff Discount

Are you artistic, open minded, dynamic, with a can-do attitude and extensive experience in retail? We currently have a vacancy in our Highbury store for a full time Deputy Manager.
Successful candidates will have at least 12 months experience in a similar role, and should have the proven ability to:

  • Deliver and demonstrate excellent customer service skills
  • Have good commercial awareness
  • Drive sales to achieve sales targets
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have a friendly disposition and consider themselves to be a 'people’s person'.
  • Have a very good understanding of Microsoft Office packages, including Outlook, Word and Excel. 

Please don't apply unless you can fulfil all criteria above. You must also be able to provide 2 good references. If you are interested in applying for either of these roles please email Highbury@cowlings.com and quote the following references: DM/HB (Deputy Manager)