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Studio Assistant (part time) in The South Bank, London

Friendly design and enthusiastic assistant needed for our beautiful design shop in the Oxo Tower, overlooking the Thames.

What we offer:

A small company, you'll be working closely with the Design Director - you can learn tons about running a small creative business, design and manufacturing.

The opportunity to initiate projects and see them through, to build your portfolio and experience.

Working in one of London's creative communities, the Oxo Tower, a hub of small design companies

A generous staff discount of up to 30% (depending on the product)

What are you going to do

We are looking for a friendly & enthusiastic person to help in our beautiful shop in the Oxo Tower from now until December. The shop which faces the river Thames on the Southbank, showcases our own designs and also our curated selection of wonderfully designed gifts & products by other UK designer makers such as jewellery, prints and stationery.

There's no such thing as an average day in the shop.... it can involve sales, admin and design so it's a bit of a mixed bag When it's quiet in the shop you'll be required to help us with things like day to day admin, maintaining our website, social media, window display, etc. It's variable!

It's part time and we ideally need you initially for 2 days per week in August (including at least one weekend day per week.) In September we need you 4 days per week with occasional extra days available when we're doing fairs and events.

You will be expected to:

Open & close the shop

Keep the shop looking wonderful at all times

Welcome and engage with our customers

Restock the shelves

Receive deliveries & help us keep tabs on the inventory

Handle payments

Help us with displays and with fairs and events

Update the website

Help us with social media and marketing

Photograph products

Suits a current student or graduate who needs flexible part-time work

What we ask:

  • A Levels
  • Some retail experience would be great
  • ESSENTIAL skills to have are:

    Outgoing & self confident

    Enthusiastic with an interest in the business of designer makers

    Friendly & engaging with good written & spoken English

    Excellent attention to detail



    GOOD skills to have are:

    Previous retail experience

    Motivated & happy to work independently

    Interest in design/the arts

    Willing to learn and get involved in the various areas of the business


    Design & illustration

Extra information

Education Level
Secondary School, College, University
The South Bank, London
Type of Contract
Graduate Jobs, Internships, Full Time Jobs
Type of Job
Admin / Secretarial, Design / Fashion, Retail
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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