Careers

The Canoe Shops Group is well established in the paddlesport import and retail industry. The business has multiple outlets operated by several companies in England, Wales and Ireland. Employment opportunities arise as a result of expansion, promotions within the group and people simply moving on. If you are considering a career in the leisure import/distribution/retail sector then you should look at the list of vacancies below. If there is something there you like then please get in touch. Successful applicants are usually paddlers who are numerate, literate, computer literate, pleasant by nature and prepared to work hard and do their bit in a successful business.

Current Vacancies: Updated 21/5/2015

Manchester Canoes - Full Time Sales Advisors

We are currently looking for a full time retail assistant to join our team at Manchester Canoes.
Duties will involve assisting customers to make informed purchases, till operation, stock handling and control, and dispatching goods.


Applicants should have good understanding of canoeing or kayaking with a passion to learn more.
A friendly and enthusiastic manner with good communication skills is essential.  

A full UK driving licence would be advantageous as would previous retail experience, however this is not essential as full training will be supplied.


Full time position with competitive salary and staff purchase scheme.

Applicants should send a CV to: sales@manchester-canoes.co.uk or call us on 01925 818437 to find out more information.


Cornwall Canoes - Full Time Manager

We are currently looking for someone to join are team of staff at Cornwall Canoes to manage the day to day running and continue growing the business. Visit www.cornwall-canoes.co.uk to find our more about Cornwall Canoes.

Key responsibilities will include

  • Manage and control an independent business
  • Manage retail, distribution and logistics.
  • Manage Group IT systems.
  • Manage staff and associated HR.
  • Develop and grow the business potential.
  • Manage well in a performance driven business environment.

Applicants should have good understanding of canoeing or kayaking with a passion to learn more.

A friendly and enthusiastic manner with good communication skills is essential.

Applicants should send a CV to: careers@canoe-shops.co.uk or call us on 01726 862798 to find out more information.


Cornwall Canoes - Full Time & Part Time Sales Advisors (Seasonal)

Duties will involve assisting customers to make informed purchases, till operation, stock handling and control, and dispatching goods.

Applicants should have good understanding of canoeing or kayaking with a passion to learn more.

A friendly and enthusiastic manner with good communication skills is essential.

Applicants should send a CV to: careers@canoe-shops.co.uk or call us on 01726 862798 to find out more information.


Southampton Canoes - Part Time & Full Time

Duties will involve assisting customers to make informed purchases, till operation, stock handling and control, and dispatching goods.

Applicants should have good understanding of canoeing or kayaking with a passion to learn more.

A friendly and enthusiastic manner with good communication skills is essential.

Part Time & Full Time - including some Saturdays & Sundays.

Applicants should send a CV to: careers@canoe-shops.co.uk or call us on 01202 625256 to find out more information.


Norfolk Canoes - Part Time

We are currently looking for someone to join our team at Norfolk Canoes on a part-time basis. 

Duties will involve assisting customers to make informed purchases, till operation, stock handling and control, and dispatching goods. Applicants should have good understanding of canoeing or kayaking with a passion to learn more. A friendly and enthusiastic manner with good communication skills is essential.  

The role will involve working 16 – 32 hours per week including Saturdays .
Applicants should send a CV to: sales@norfolk-canoes.co.uk or call us on 01603 747139 to find out more information