Vacancies

Would you like to be a part of our continuing success at Bishops Printers?

Established in 1985, Bishops Printers family business has grown to become one of the largest specialist B2 lithographic print firms in the UK. We are always looking for quality, enthusiastic staff to join our team. If you've got what it takes to join the south's premier commercial printer, we would like to hear from you.

The nature of the print industry makes it a fast-paced environment and every day presents fresh challenges. Your ability to cope in such situations and react accordingly is vital to delivering the high quality of print and service that our customers expect from us. Our customers come in every size and shape, and so do their print requirements.  

We always look to promote staff from within, recognising achievement and rewarding members of staff who show potential. Who knows where you could end up?...

Even when we are not actively recruiting, you are invited to email your CV to us at human.resources@bishops.co.uk. We can't promise anything, but we will take the time to properly consider your application.

Thank you for your interest in Bishops Printers!

Join the team! We are currently seeking...

Graduate Trainees

Are you a creative and dedicated graduate with a keen eye for detail? Would you like to work for one of the south coasts leading local businesses?

If the answer is YES, and you have a passion for customer service, sales and design, we could have the ideal role for you! At Bishops Printers, we are looking for graduates to launch their career within a fast-paced, dynamic cutting-edge print business.

The Graduate Trainee Programme would suit graduates from a business or creative background looking for a varied introduction and an opportunity to progress into other areas of the business.  Applications are also welcomed from candidates who have a background in customer service. No previous experience in print is required as full training will be provided. To be considered for the role, you will:

  • Have a high level of numeracy    
  • Have the ability to communicate adeptly in writing and verbally
  • Possess good organisational skills and strong attention to detail                                                                                     
  • Be able to deliver high standards of customer service

Joining our team as a Graduate Trainee, you will join one of the largest commercial printing firms in the South of England, with a diverse range of clients, ambitious growth plans and turnover of £26 million.  The role could open the door to many other career paths within the business such as Client Services, Sales, Marketing or Finance. 

We offer a great package which includes an excellent salary + free parking on site, cycle to work scheme, work place pension, child care voucher scheme, frequent ‘perks’ such as free ice cream van, free coffee van.

Send your CV and covering letter to claire.bessey@bishops.co.uk to apply.

Account Managers

We are currently seeking proactive, motivated and ambitious B2B Account Managers who possess a confident professional telephone manner and an understanding of business development in a dynamic cutting-edge print business.

Whether you are completely new to Account Management, or have experience - either way we would love to hear from you! With support from our experienced team and with an ongoing provision of in-house training, there has never been a better time to join us.

To be considered for this role, you will:

  • Ideally be educated to degree level (not essential) or equivalent work experience
  • Have a solid understanding of sales/account management processes
  • Demonstrate the ability to build B2B relationships
  • Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Be a positive and enthusiastic team member
  • Contribute to a work environment that takes pride in being part of a winning team and promotes personal growth

As a Bishops Account Manager, you will be responsible for nurturing and developing an existing client base. On a daily basis this will involve:

  • Following-up incoming enquiries and sales leads, and dealing with in-bound and outbound telephone calls
  • Efficient use of CRM, accurate record keeping and task management
  • Processing orders and monitoring print job progression
  • Achieving set targets and KPI’s
  • Enjoy the challenge of a target and reward environment

Send your CV and covering letter to claire.bessey@bishops.co.uk to apply.


Experienced (Print) Estimator - Bishops Printers

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Print Estimator looking to re-establish their career, working within the Estimating department of a dynamic cutting-edge B2 & Digital printing business.

The Estimator role would suit somebody with previous Print Estimating experience, seeking a fast-paced position, working within a strong team, having high attention to detail, with good internal and external communication skills being key.                                                                    

Ideally you will be conversant with Optimus MIS, or a similar MIS systems (however, training will be provided) 

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Previous Estimating Experience is essential
  • Receiving enquiries and completing an estimate within the required time scales.
  • Excellent IT skills including MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel (Optimus MIS an advantage)
  • High level of numeracy
  • Liaise with production and sales teams to create a quote which is viable and acceptable to the client in terms of price.
  • Ability to communicate adeptly in writing and verbally
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, providing accurate Estimates on time
  • High standards of customer service
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Team player with a positive attitude

Send your CV and covering letter to claire.bessey@bishops.co.uk to apply.


Press Operators (Heidelberg SM 10 Colour Machines)

Due to significant growth we are currently looking to fill a number of vacancies in our Print Department. Ideally we are looking to recruit experienced printers to join our Weekend Night Operators on a continental shift pattern.

The ideal candidate will have experience in operating a Heidelberg SM 10 Colour press, be a team player, able to work in a fast pace environment and flexible in their approach, with the ability to multi task.

Should you be interested in a challenging, secure future in print, then please send your CV to human.resources@bishops.co.uk to apply for the role.


Experienced Print Finishers

Are you looking for your next career move?  Are you looking for a new challenge?  Do you thrive in constantly changing, forward-thinking environments?  Are you an experienced Folding or Stitching Operator? If you've answered yes to these questions we would love to hear from you.

We're growing, improving and investing all the time and we are looking for experienced, enthusiastic and loyal individuals to join our Folding and Stitching teams.

You will have experience of one or more of the following machines - Stahl, Heidelberg and/or Wohlenberg with a good mechanical aptitude and the ability to read, understand and follow instructions.

Self-motivated, you will work well as part of a diverse technical team and you will always exhibit a positive attitude leading by example.  There will be a requirement to lift heavy weights and stand for long periods of time. 

We are looking for day and night operators with day workers working 42 hours per week on a continental shift pattern, and nights will be 48 hours per week over 4 nights.

The successful candidates will be given comprehensive training and support. There are occasional requests for flexibility and/or the opportunity for overtime.

Please send your CV to human.resources@bishops.co.uk to apply for the role.