Job Vacancies at Prior Shop

Job Title: Retail Assistant

To apply - please read the below and fill out this form

Deadline Wednesday 13th July 11:59pm

The Role

We are looking for a part-time retail assistant that is interested in working in our Bristol stores. The person would also be interested in helping with our marketing on social media; managing stock and communicating with makers; assisting with the management of the online website, taking product photography and even help us make products on-site when the shop is quiet. 


Prior Shop is an independent Not-For-Profit Conscious Lifestyle Shop in Bristol that showcases some of the UK's upcoming and leading responsible designers. ​Committed to conscious living and consumption, we showcase beautiful design-led, handcrafted work that is made responsibly, sustainably and mindfully.

We also have a workshop space, gallery and are a community hub in Bristol's City Centre. We also offer free business mentoring to our makers, spearhead collaborative community projects and offer advice and support to the wider creative community.

We have two stores in Bristol. Our original little shop is in Old Market and we now have a huge second shop in the City Centre. We take diversity, flexible working and inclusivity seriously and welcome applicants from all heritages, race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status or on an individual's identity in any group. We do not have a dress code and are always taking strides to improve, support and learn. 


Effective Date: 30th July 2022


Prior Shop, Quakers Friars, Cabot Circus, 23 Philadelphia Street, Bristol BS1 3BL


13 hours (every other weekend)

Proposed days (rotating weeks)

  • Week 1: Saturday 10am – 6.30pm and Sunday 11am – 5pm
  • OFF

*More hours available during school holidays, Christmas period and to cover staff holidays and sickness.



£9.90 per hour
Working hours

13 hours / 2 days per week (every other week)

We are a close and encouraging staff team that are friends as well as colleagues. We want to make sure all staff gain new skills whilst working here and feel supported.  


Benefits of joining the team

Member of Bright Exchange

Bright Exchange is an online marketplace exclusive to Bright HR users giving you access to hundreds of products, services and special offers from a wide range of different companies throughout the UK. Use your Bright HR credentials to log in to Bright Exchange and take advantage of these offers. 

Access to our FREE Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

All Staff have access to FREE Assessment, Short-term Counselling and Referral Services For Employees & Family. This includes a 24/7, 365 confidential helpline, with calls answered by experienced in-house counsellors, legal and financial specialists, email & live chat: someone to talk to any time of day, and structured counselling sessions via phone, online or face-to-face

Communication plus App 

Access to multiple discounts and offers for restaurants and retail shops in Cabot Circus.

Rewards Programme 

You are invited to join the Prior Shop Rewards programme to earn money off with each in-house purchasing. 

Reimbursement of business expenses

Flexible working

We allow shift swaps and flexible working if necessary. 


We fund courses for staff to develop their skills associated with the role. 

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