Want to join our team!

We're down-to-earth, easy to deal with people, open to new ideas and suggestions. We rise to every challenge, value every customer and care about every order. If you would like to join us, we simply ask that you bring your best to work every day.

We employ over 180 people and rank in the top 100 UK commercial printers. From our Portsmouth base (just off the A27 at Farlington), we provide print, mailing and design services across all sectors including: pharmaceutical, professional sports clubs, charities, education, manufacturing, theatres, venues and hospitality.

We're growing again! If you would like to join us, we are currently recruiting...
Account Managers
Graduate Business Executive
Printers (offset)
Finishing Operators with experience
Warehouse Operative
(interview slots for this role have been filled)

Account Manager / Senior Account Manager

If you have a passion for sales and business this could be the ideal role for you. You'll need to have account management experience, be outgoing, highly organised, a strong team player and committed to delivering outstanding customer service.

Essentials:

  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • A high level of numeracy
  • The ability to communicate adeptly in writing and verbally
  • Good organisational skills
  • A customer-centric approach
  • Enjoy a target and reward environment

As the lead point of contact for all matters concerning your client-base, you will build and maintain strong, long-lasting relationships through pro-active activity and exceptional service.

We offer a great package which includes:

  • A competitive salary with OTE
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays, increasing incrementally to 25 days per year after 12 months
  • Your birthday off (if it falls on a weekday)
  • Remote working 2-days per month
  • Monthly breakfast/lunch/treats
  • Friday fridge
  • Staff events and meals out
  • Free parking
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Casual dress code

To apply for this position, please send your CV to claire.bessey@bishops.co.uk

Printer (Litho printing)

Recognised as Heidelberg’s number one B2 litho print operation in Europe, and one of the UK’s top 100 printers, our Print Team has a rare vacancy for a calibre print professional to join their ranks.

Experienced in running Heidelberg 10 colour XL and Heidelberg 5 colour SX machines, our successful candidate will have a real passion for print and a sense of pride in the work they produce. They’ll enjoy working in one of the most modern, well maintained, and clean factories of any litho printer.

Working 12-hour shifts covering day and nights, this Portsmouth-based opportunity comes with free onsite parking and a highly competitive salary.

To apply for this position, please send your CV to claire.bessey@bishops.co.uk

Finishing Operators

We have one of the most extensive and well-equipped finishing departments of any printer we know in the South of England. Our trio of saddle stitchers includes 2 state of the art Müller Martini Primera MCs, supported by 15 Stahl folding machines and 4 guillotines. Die-cutting is a Bishops speciality. We run a BOBST SP76 forme-cutter and creaser, and Heidelberg Cylinder forme-cutters and creasers.

To expand our production capacity, we are now recruiting for the following Finishing Operators to work a 2-week continental day shift:

  • Bindery Operator (preferably with 1 year experience operating Muller and Heidelberg stitching machines).
  • Die-cutter / Cylinder Operator (preferably with Heidelberg Cylinder and Laminator experience). Training will be provided for Moll and BOBST Cylinders.
  • Folder / Guillotine Operator.

The successful candidates will combine a ‘can-do’ attitude with good attention to detail and a willingness to learn additional skills. In return, we offer a free onsite parking, the opportunity to progress and a competitive salary.

To apply for this position, please send your CV to claire.bessey@bishops.co.uk

Graduate Business Executive

If you have a passion for sales and business, coupled with great customer service, and are looking for an introduction into the world of sales. then this could be the ideal role for you!

We're looking for business graduates to launch their career in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. You'll have a structured training programme and, once your training plan finishes, your career will begin in our Business Development division. No previous experience in print or sales is required as full training will be provided.

Essentials:

  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • A high level of numeracy
  • The ability to communicate adeptly in writing and verbally
  • Good organisational skills
  • The ability to deliver high standards of customer service
  • Enjoy a target and reward environment

The role is based around conversion of estimates within the existing client base, along with regeneration of customers that haven't spent recently. You will not be making cold calls. You'll be joining a close-knit team that genuinely enjoy working together, in a family owned business environment that is warm and friendly. We work hard, but we have fun doing it.

Once training is complete, a clear progression path will be detailed.

We offer a great package which includes:

  • A competitive salary with OTE
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays, increasing incrementally to 25 days per year after 12 months
  • Your birthday off (if it falls on a weekday)
  • Remote working 2-days per month
  • Monthly breakfast/lunch/treats
  • Friday fridge
  • Staff events and meals out
  • Free parking
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Casual dress code

To apply for this position, please send your CV to claire.bessey@bishops.co.uk

Warehouse Operative

* Interview slots for this role have been filled.

Due to continued growth, we are looking for a Warehouse Operative to join our excellent team. This is a fundamental role in the Print Department that will suit a highly organized and team spirited individual, able to work independently with 100% commitment.

The successful candidate will be working in a busy production environment preparing and unloading shipments, checking and preparing paper pallets for print, handling and co-ordinating waste and recycling, assisting with stock control, and helping to maintain and improve warehouse and production efficiency.  A valid forklift license would be an advantage but is not essential as full training will be given.

Our new recruit will be someone that takes pride in being part of a highly successful print team and the contribution they make to it. For the right candidate, there will be the opportunity to learn new skills and progress into other areas of the business. In return, we offer a free onsite parking, and a competitive salary.

To apply for this position, please send your CV to claire.bessey@bishops.co.uk