Work at wagumi

We are always open to hear from people who share an interest in the craft and design of Japan, and would like to work with us.  Our aim is contribute to sustainable development in Japan, by highlighting and supporting its regional movements in craft.  We sometimes have positions available to help manage our shop and website, and support the aims of wagumi.

Current positions available:

Shop staff (Christmas period)

We are presently looking for someone to assist in staffing the wagumi shop in the Oxo Tower, and in running our website.  This would be for the period from October until the end of 2020, but potentially continue beyond this.  The ideal person to fill the role would be someone with a strong interest in the crafts of Japan, and an ability to share and communicate this within the display of items at wagumi.  It is important to be friendly and able to work in a team.  The position will require flexibility, including some weekend working. 

Experience in retail is a plus, and it is essential to be able to communicate in English.  A connection or interest in Japan that can be demonstrated, is another requirement.  Someone taking on this role would also need to play a part in fulfilling online orders, and have a basic understanding of e-commerce.  Training would be provided for all aspects of the role.

Apply:  To inquire or apply for this role please send a CV and cover letter to