Location: Bristol Salary: £6.50 - 8.50 per hour + bonus
Sector: Retail & Sales Specialism:
Type: Permanent - Full Time Contact: Kieron Smithson

Pottery Assistant

Min’ 30 hrs with opportunity for overtime (typical working pattern 4 days over 7 inc’ weekends).
Salary; Above min wage for age.
Bristol (BS8)

We are seeking a fun, friendly and engaging individual with bags of enthusiasm to come and work with a team in a vibrant and creative environment. 

A passion for customer service, able to interact with customers (inc' children and babies) of a wide range of ages and backgrounds with confidence and enthusiasm is essential. 

As a pottery assistant you will be responsible for leading sessions and parties, instructing the customers of various methods to decorate pottery and ensuring their creations are fired effectively afterwards & prepared for collection. 

Previous pottery or ceramic painting experience would be ideal, however full training can be given around glazing & firing. 


  • A background in delivering exceptional customer service standards in a retail or hospitality environment.
  • Possess a positive attitude to working as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Motivated to achieve the best results for customers.
  • Strong organisational skills will be of benefit.
  • Able to operate at pace when needed, ensuring the best outcomes for customer and employer.
  • Availability to work most weekends

The Role:

  • Manage general painting sessions, run on a drop in basis.
  • Run parties for groups of both adult & children.
  • Transition customers finished painted items into the kiln & complete firing.
  • Working in the Bristol's largest and only dedicated Painting Pottery Café (also sometimes known as a ceramic cafe or ceramic studio).
  • The role is located off the Clifton Triangle (South).


  • Permanent contract
  • Paid overtime available
  • Holiday etc
  • Bonus based on performance vs target
  • Fun & friendly working environment
  • Training & support leading to career progression opportunities