Job Vacancy – Assistant Manager (Chichester)

posted on March 30th, 2016 by Nikki Phillips

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We have a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Manager for our Chichester. This is a multi-site role with a full time permanent contract.  The ideal candidate must be highly motivated, skilled, flexible, enthusiastic and hardworking with a proven success in achieving KPI’s and driving a successful team.

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Application form

Please send all applications to rebecca.battersby@seasaltcornwall.co.uk by Saturday 30th April 2016.

Job Vacancies – Harrogate (Branch Manager, Assistant Manager, Senior Sales Advisor & Sales Advisor)

posted on March 30th, 2016 by Nikki Phillips

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We’re looking for new staff to join us in our brand new shop in Harrogate.

Application form

Closing date for applications is Saturday 30th April 2016.

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Assistant Manager job description
Please send completed applications to terasa.curran@seasaltcornwall.co.uk

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Please send completed applications to sue.sutcliffe@seasaltcornwall.co.uk

 

 

 

Job Vacancy – Assistant Manager (Padstow & Rock)

posted on March 24th, 2016 by Nikki Phillips

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We have a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Manager for our Padstow & Rock stores.  This is a multi-site role with a full time permanent contract.  The ideal candidate must be highly motivated, skilled, flexible, enthusiastic and hardworking with a proven success in achieving KPI’s and driving a successful team.

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Application form

Please send all applications to susan.welsh@seasaltcornwall.co.uk by 6th April 2016.

 

Matt’s Leach Apprenticeship – February Update

posted on March 18th, 2016 by Laura Ellis

This month I’ve started throwing small mugs.  Once I’d perfected the shape and could throw them consistently they were kept until leather hard. I spent a week throwing mugs and then the next week learning to pull handles. I found the handles hard to get right at first but after a week of forty to fifty a day they got a lot easier!

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The next two weeks I spent learning to throw bowls. Learning the shape properly was difficult and required a lot of critique and feedback – the most common problem was my bowls were “too bowl-like” but after a few days they started to get there. The bowls also have to be turned (trimmed) when they are leather hard. The difficulty with this was ensuring they aren’t trimmed too thinly and to create a shape that reflects the inside of the bowls without being able to see inside.

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This month we also had a visiting potter from Japan, Shinichi Miyagawa. He was with us for three weeks making pots for an exhibition in London and a talk in Paris on his family – he’s a fifteenth generation potter! On his last week he performed a traditional Japanese tea ceremony with us and gave us a brief history of ceramics in his home town and family history.

Alongside this I have also been continuing with my main task of clay reclaim, mixing glazes and glazing pots.

I also spent time after work this month working on my own pots which has been great.

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Get Your Garden Ready – March Tips from Trevena Cross Nurseries

posted on March 18th, 2016 by Laura Ellis

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It’s March and spring is on the way. We’re hoping it’s going to be a little kinder weather-wise than it was this winter, and Trevena Cross Nurseries Owner, Graham assures us that a very wet winter often means a dry, hot summer – so we’ve got our fingers crossed! While Cornwall escaped most of the frosts, it certainly didn’t escape heavy rain or harsh winds, and a few ‘fire-fighting’ jobs may therefore be in order before we really get to it this spring… Read the rest of this entry »

Job Vacancy – Warehouse Assistants (Redruth)

posted on March 17th, 2016 by Laura Ellis

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We are looking for enthusiastic and conscientious Warehouse Assistants to join our hardworking, fast paced warehouse team in Redruth to see us through the next year.

Your main tasks will be to pick, pack and despatch orders to our Seasalt stores and online customers, but will also include unloading deliveries, checking online returns, and a host of other tasks to help keep our warehouse running smoothly!

The successful candidates will need to be friendly, enjoy working as part of a team and enjoy working to targets and deadlines. You should also be open to working on a multitude of warehouse tasks when required, and have excellent communication skills.

For more information please see the job description below.

Job Description
Application Forms

Unfortunately we cannot consider CV’s for this position. Please complete our application form and send to steve.crook@seasaltcornwall.co.uk

Please note, due to the number of applications received we we can only reply to successful applicants.

Cornwall’s Inspirational Women

posted on March 8th, 2016 by Laura Ellis

International Women's Day

We’re celebrating International Women’s Day by giving a well-deserved shout out to those women who have made Cornwall proud. Read the rest of this entry »

Birds Take Flight In Our March Windows

posted on February 29th, 2016 by Laura Ellis

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Bird sounds are the soundtrack to a life by the sea. This month our feathered seaside friends are making an appearance in our shop windows.  Read the rest of this entry »

Calling All Artists, We’ve Got The Competition For You

posted on February 29th, 2016 by Laura Ellis

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Pencils at the ready…

We want you to get creative, unleash your inner artist and sketch your favourite coastal scenes and gardens.

How you interpret the brief is entirely up to you. Whether you prefer to work with charcoals, paints, pencils or collage, a fan of hyperrealism or a secret surrealist, set your pens to paper and share your work with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram along with the hashtag #SeasaltArt, or to competitions@seasaltcornwall.co.uk by Monday 2nd May.

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£250 Seasalt Voucher, Company Sketchbook and pencil

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New Charity Jute Shoppers – Behind The Scenes of The Launch!

posted on February 17th, 2016 by Nikki Phillips

Our 2015 Charity Jute Bag campaign was a sell-out success raising over £6,000 for Fishermen’s Mission! This year we’d like to raise even more, so with the help of some of our well-known friends, each with their own connection to the sea, we have even more EXCLUSIVE bags for you to choose from.

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Drum roll please… this year’s bags have been exclusively designed by:

Eleanor Tomlinson – After filming celebrated BBC drama, Poldark, here in Cornwall, Eleanor feels a strong connection with the area. Her bag design features her character, Demelza, wildly riding across the Cornish clifftops on the back of Captain Ross Poldark’s horse.

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Barbara Hulanicki – Founder of the iconic 1960s label, Biba, Barbara shares our love and passion for beautiful, unique prints. In her own distinctive style, Barbara’s bag depicts a mythical creature with waves crashing all around her.

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Caroline Quentin – Caroline loves Cornwall. For her, life here is all about the beauty of the landscape and particularly the coastline. Caroline feels that the people who live and work in and on the water are the beating heart of this beautiful county, which is why she was so keen to support the Fishermen’s Mission.

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Julia Bradbury – Often found exploring Cornwall’s dramatic coastline for The Outdoor Guide, Julia has a great fondness for outdoor adventures in the county. Her bag was inspired by the landscape that surrounds the region’s coastal paths.

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Fern Britton – Fern has long-held links and affection for Cornwall, it’s the inspiration and setting for many of her novels. The people she has met over the years in the county play their part in her writing, including local fishermen, which is why she felt supporting the Fishermen’s Mission was so important. Her bag shows the beautiful fishing port of Padstow, one of her favourite places in Cornwall.

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50p from each of the Jute Shoppers will be donated straight to Fishermen’s Mission, a charity that we’ve been working with for the last few years now.

The bags will be on sale from the beginning of March, but we wanted to give the press a sneak peek of the unique designs before they go on sale.

The launch was held at The Wright Brothers Soho, with a menu inspired by the great history of Cornish fishing. There’s no escaping the sea when you’re in Cornwall – happily it’s almost around every corner! And at the heart of Cornwall’s culture and traditional industry are our fishing communities. Cornwall and its seas are beautiful and calm for lots of the year; but come the bad weather, they can be perilous. In fact, fishing is known as the most dangerous livelihood in the UK.

The 6-course seafood sensation really helped us to showcase some of our favourite Cornish delicacies, from Duchy Oysters (three ways!) to Miso Soup with Cornish Crab Dumplings and even Cornish Hake with St Austell Mussel Curry. Each course was also wonderfully paired with wine from our local vineyard, Polgoon.

The evening was a taste sensation and it really helped to bring home the importance of supporting the UK’s wonderful fishing community.

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