Careers at The Vanilla Valley

Are you looking to join a friendly team with a fantastic atmosphere? Are you driven, enthusiastic, and looking for a challenge? Do you want to be part of a growing company in an industry as fun and creative as cake decorating? Can you see yourself being part of Team VV?

If so, we may have a role for you! Check out our current job opportunities below.

E-Commerce Assistant

We're looking for a new member of our business development team! Our new colleague will have ideally worked within e-commerce for a fast-paced business, will have excellent numeracy and communication skills and a love of working collaboratively with a friendly team.

This is the perfect opportunity for someone with interests in e-commerce and social media marketing to join a company at an exciting stage of their growth with the chance to grow the role and make it their own.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Creating and maintaining detailed product descriptions and website content
  • Uploading and updating product images and pricing
  • Taking charge of some of our existing suppliers to include re-ordering existing products, keeping up to date with new launches, managing inventory and product listing
  • Managing our social media channels including Facebook and Instagram – including creating and scheduling content
  • Contributing to content marketing with articles about cake decorating
  • Attending trade shows twice a year and working alongside the team on the stand for 3 days per show
  • Helping to plan our trade show stands alongside the team
  • Assisting with other areas of the business as required

Essential Skills:

  • Competent use of Excel is necessary
  • Experience using a CMS or BigCommerce
  • Good level of written English and grammar
  • Experience of managing or contributing to social media channels, in particular Facebook and Instagram
  • Organisation & eye for detail
  • Reliable and committed to attending work on time
  • Strong communication skills & flexible attitude
  • Used to working in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-Motivated, self-starter with a drive for results
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Willingness to learn new skills

Desirable Skills & Knowledge

  • Basic knowledge of SEO
  • Experience writing website copy
  • Experience of photoshop and Illustrator

Salary & Hours:

  • Hourly Rate £10.30
  • Full time – 37.5 hours a week
  • Company pension scheme
  • Monthly staff prize draw
  • Employee assist programme
  • Annual staff appraisal and progression review

How To Apply 

Please provide an updated CV with all relevant experience and skills that relate to the above job description and a covering letter stating why you are interested in this role to

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