Vacancies

Job Opportunities at Essential Trading and Harvest's Retail Outlets

Are you …
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… passionate about vegetarian/vegan and organic products?
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… committed to human and animal rights?
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… fed up with traditional employment structures?
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… keen to get more involved in decision making?

Then you might be interested in joining Essential Trading. We are a worker co-operative, committed to ethical trading.

By applying to work at Essential, you will be applying to take on responsibility for the business's smooth running and success.

At Essential, we are guided by the basic co-operative principles of honesty, openness, social responsibility, and care for others, and are organised with reference to the values of:

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Self-help: we work together for mutual benefit, in order to help each other, whilst also helping ourselves;
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Self-responsibility: we all act responsibly and play a full part in the organisation;
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Democracy: based on a one member, one vote principle;
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Equality: we have equal rights and benefits;
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Equity: we are treated justly and fairly;
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Solidarity: we support each other and other co-operatives.

We're trying to make the world a better place, in which we can all live comfortably together without the exploitation of the Earth and everything that lives in it. All workers at Essential are deeply committed to our ethical values, which include ending the exploitation of humans, other animals and the Earth's resources, and encouraging co-operation within society. You can learn more about our values base and work by exploring this website.

There are currently no vacancies

Casual and seasonal work
Occasionally we have short-term, temporary positions at our Fishponds Warehouse in the Sales, Manufacturing, Distribution and Transport teams. If you are interested in casual work then please complete the registration form and email it to: hr@essential-trading.coop
Download Registration Form
If you are interested in casual work at one of the Harvest shops please call them directly or pop into the shop. Harvest Bristol: 0117 9425997 Harvest Bath: 01225 465519
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