Find your place

Search for a job

Our goal is to connect good people with good food. We advertise sustainable food jobs and training opportunities to help jobseekers and employers find each other.

Assistant Shopkeeper

Secret Smokehouse
Hackney, London

Posted: 13 Jan 2023

Deadline: 27 Feb 2023

Compensation: £11.90 per hour

Paid Part-time Permanent


Job description

Secret Smokehouse is recruiting a part time Shop Assistant for their facility in Hackney’s London Fields, London E8. We cure and smoke fish and supply some of the best in the business - from Michelin Star chefs to London’s most exciting new food ventures including the Ritz and Fortnum & Mason and open our shop to the local community to shop with us directly.

Hours: 11am-4pm Friday and Saturday 10am-3pm Location: London Fields, E8

Main responsibilities Organising the display of goods each morning and prepare to open. Selling & serving Secret Smokehouse products Acting as a professional, well-presented ambassador for the business to establish relationships with customers Adhering to strict hygiene and food safety criteria at all times Knowledgable about products (learning on smoking/curing as part of initial training) Keeping a check on stock/product levels   Handling customer complaints & queries Clearing and cleaning store front at close of business General help around the smokehouse Helping out at Events & Private Functions

Requirements Strong Customer focus and the highest level of customer service Strong verbal and written communication skills Good interpersonal & team working skills Confident Self motivated and resourceful Passion for food and a desire to become part of a dynamic, fast growing business

Benefits Staff discounts in our shop Breakfast on a Friday

Application information

If you are interested in applying for this position please send a cover letter and CV and to

Please mention Roots to Work when applying for these jobs

About Secret Smokehouse

We smoke salmon, trout, kippers and haddock in our arch at Mentmore Terrace, E8, next to Hackney’s London Fields, and supplies some of the best in the business - from Michelin Star chefs to London’s most exciting new food ventures.