Retail Vacancies:


Retail Supervisor - The Great House

Full Time, Salary dependent on experience

The Kilver Court “Great House” is one of the unique aspects of Kilver Court Designer Village, The award winning designer outlet is based in Somerset and housed in the walls of a stunning Victorian textile mill and the brainchild of Roger Saul, Founder of Mulberry.

At Kilver we pride ourselves in offering much more than just a luxury shopping experience, with customers visiting our award-winning garden, garden nursery, fashion stores, and eateries the Harlequin Café and Pantry Restaurant. Think Petersham Nursery, combined with Liberty and Anthropologie…!

Our Great House is home to an eclectic range of innovative food brands, gifts and interiors combining contemporary designs with traditional themes. Whether you're the house chef looking for top quality kitchenware, an interior design lover looking to re-inspire the home or an adventurous foodie looking to try something new, you'll find it all in the Great House!

We are looking for an enthusiastic, sales-driven and experienced person to help lead the Great House team at Kilver Court Designer Village. You will be working with and directly supporting the Retail Manager to optimise sales and KPI’s, direct, support and motivate the team and maintain excellent customer service standards.

The successful candidate will have:

•        Managerial experience and leadership skills
•        Confidence in managing and driving a team
•        A flair with visual merchandising and an eye for detail
•        A proven ability to sell and deliver outstanding customer service
•        Excellent people, communication and delegation skills
•        The ability to work well under pressure

This is a full-time, hands on shop-based role which will include weekends. It offers the opportunity to work in a challenging and exciting environment, with high quality gift, homeware and food products on offer in beautiful surroundings, whilst interacting with a discerning customer.

If you feel you fit the brief then we would love to hear from you!

Please send your CV and cover letter including your salary expectations in writing or by email to Suzi Horan, Kilver Court, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 5NF or administration@kilvercourt.com


Garden Nursery Manager

Full Time, Salary dependent on experience

Kilver Court Nurseries affectionately known as the “Wiggly Shed” is one of the unique aspects of Kilver Court Designer Village. The award-winning designer outlet is based in Somerset, housed in the walls of a stunning Victorian textile mill and the brainchild of Roger Saul, Founder of Mulberry.

At Kilver we pride ourselves in offering much more than just a luxury shopping experience, with customers visiting our award-winning garden, garden nursery, The Great House shop, and eateries the Harlequin Café and Pantry Restaurant. Think Petersham Nursery, combined with Liberty and Anthropologie…! The Wiggly Shed is well placed next to the Kilver gardens (RHS partner) and stocks a huge range of rare and unusual plants, unique pieces of furniture and decorative items and homewares.

Our Wiggly Shed at Kilver Court is looking for a new team member to join as Nursery Manager. This role, is a full-time position and includes weekends and bank holidays.

The ideal candidate will have experience in both horticulture and managing a team. You will be responsible for the day to day running of the Wiggly Shed and nursery, ensuring exceptional customer service, reviewing sales performance and maximising growth opportunities (no pun intended!) The role is very hands on and will require a degree of manual work. With a small team of up to 4/5 people it’s important the candidate is prepared to get stuck in and get their hands dirty!

We are looking for someone who is able to multitask when on the shop floor, in addition to being responsible for providing the highest levels of customer care, he/she will be required to ensure exceptional product knowledge and build customer relationships, all while showing a flair for current fashions and trends within the plant world. You will also be responsible for numerous plant displays around the site and for the overall health and well-being of the plants.

If you feel you fit the brief then we would love to hear from you!

Please send your CV and cover letter including your salary expectations in writing or by email to Suzi Horan, Kilver Court, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 5NF or administration@kilvercourt.com


Retail Assistant (Fashion)


Full Time & Part Time available, Salary dependent on experience


The people who make up Kilver Court Designer Village—our store associates, retail managers, merchandisers, marketers and the nice lady who delivers the bread —truly love what they do. If the below applies to you and you want to be someone who also loves what they do then we want to hear from you!

We are looking for retail assistants to come and join our team. Are you gifted at sparking up a conversation? Do you love ‘making the sale’ and giving great customer service? At Kilver Court, there is an eclectic mix of cutting-edge brands, historic buildings, stunning gardens and delicious food, plus is it’s just a generally nice place to be.

The successful applicant will have:
  • A great personality, lots of enthusiasm and the willingness to be very hands on
  • A good eye for detail
  • Top organisational skills and the ability to work on their own initiative
  • Excellent sales ability
  • A passion for fashion, interiors or horticulture.

We offer employees a range of unique benefits including store discounts, free onsite parking, discounted onsite restaurant and café, and a fun and friendly working atmosphere.

If you have a strong retail experience or looking for a new exciting challenge, we would love to hear from you.Please send your CV, Covering Letter and state wether you would like a Full or Part Time role to administration@kilvercourt.com




Retail Supervisor - TOAST

Full Time, Salary dependent on experience

TOAST designs clothes and homewares for modern living. We endeavour to create products that are unique – designed with great care, made of the best quality fabrics – and present them in simple but original and inspiring ways. We are known for our seasonal photography campaigns - which take us all over the world and continually expand our influences – as well as a consistent dedication to depth of thought in everything we do.

The emphasis within the TOAST workplace is on simplicity, originality, creativity and thoughtfulness. We work hard to communicate intelligently with the wider world (to assume intelligence in those we engage with) and strive against doing the obvious. We value serious thought in many broad fields – in art, literature, design, philosophy, travel, science… – as much as we do in fashion. Though our output may appear simple, it is always produced with great attention to detail.

Our employees are the catalyst for TOAST’s successes. They share our interests and values, have an enthusiasm for TOAST itself, a deep knowledge and love of their own specialist area, and a wealth of life experience. With this common ground we work together with clarity of thought, producing innovative ideas and always doing our very best for TOAST.

In return for the dedication of our staff, TOAST offers a supportive and friendly working environment with flexible working hours and generous staff discounts. Each new staff member receives a comprehensive induction, including product and brand training, that helps to plant a deep understanding of TOAST that can be carried confidently into the outside world.

To apply for a position at TOAST we require all applicants to send a CV with a covering letter that addresses the following three questions as well as the responsibilities outlined in the individual role description to ToastKilver@toa.st
1.What excites you about working for TOAST?
2.What are your interests and loves outside of work?
3.What have you achieved professionally that makes you stand out amongst your peers?