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

DEPUTY MANAGER - Shoreditch
Full time position over 5 days  - Salary + Staff Discount
Reference: SDDEPWIN

Are you an experienced retail deputy manager or supervisor looking for a new challenge? Are you a hands-on leader with a charismatic approach who’s able to enthuse staff and customers alike? If so, this is the role for you. We are looking to recruit a reliable, ambitious, creative and proactive individual to help in managing our Shoreditch branch.

You’ll be responsible for helping manage a team of sales consultants, ensuring the smooth running of the shop and maintaining high levels of customer service, as well as following disciplinary procedures where appropriate.

This role demands an open-minded person with a good eye for detail and a hands-on approach who will thrive on helping in motivating the team to ensure they offer an outstanding service to drive sales.  To be considered for this position, you must have proven retail management or supervisory experience. Knowledge of artists’ materials would be beneficial to your application but is not essential.

Please apply in-store or send a CV with covering letter to Shoreditch@cowlings.com with the aforementioned reference in the subject line (non-referenced emails might not be considered).

DEPUTY MANAGER - Camberwell
Full time position over 5 days (including Saturdays and Sundays) - Salary + Staff Discount
Reference: CWDEP2020

Are you an experienced retail deputy manager or supervisor looking for a new challenge? Are you a hands-on leader with a charismatic approach who’s able to enthuse staff and customers alike? If so, this is the role for you. We are looking to recruit a reliable, ambitious, creative and proactive individual to help in managing our Camberwell branch.

You’ll be responsible for helping manage a team of sales consultants, ensuring the smooth running of the shop and maintaining high levels of customer service, as well as following disciplinary procedures where appropriate.

This role demands an open-minded person with a good eye for detail and a hands-on approach who will thrive on helping in motivating the team to ensure they offer an outstanding service to drive sales.  To be considered for this position, you must have proven retail management or supervisory experience. Knowledge of artists’ materials would be beneficial to your application but is not essential.

Please apply in-store or send a CV with covering letter to Camberwell@cowlings.com with the aforementioned reference in the subject line (non-referenced emails might not be considered).