Become a WJ Deputy Manager


WJ is loved by customers. We are a British business established since 1979 and have a unique culture - our fabulous jewellery, amazing prices and our people are the key to our success. We are the UK's largest independently owned jewellery chain and with 215 shops across the UK, there is never a dull moment!

WJ is on the lookout for Deputy Shop Managers who care & want to do a good job. If you have deputy shop management experience and are passionate and enthusiastic about customers and sales...we would love to hear from you.

  • Full time contracts working five days out of seven - no zero hour contracts here!

  • 28 days* holiday a year and after 5 years you'll receive 33 days* a year
    (*including Bank Holidays)

  • Monthly pay, straight into your bank account at the end of every month

  • Staff discount on your WJ jewellery purchases

  • Quarterly monetary awards - to nominated members of staff

  • Sweets 'n' treats from time to time

  • A pension scheme to qualifying staff - the way to start saving for your future!

  • We are a large business with strong family values that care about customers and members of the team alike - you're known by your name, not a number


  • In deputy shop management

  • In the same or similar shop environment e.g. fashion, shoes, accessories, perfume and cosmetics etc.

  • In giving one-to-one great customer experiences

  • Working with a sales floor team day-to-day

  • Helping to control and organise the resources of a small shop

...What are you waiting for!

Jewellery knowledge isn't required as training will be provided.


If you've got what it takes, there are opportunities to climb the WJ progression ladder and to develop into more challenging roles. As you can see, WJ is passionate about people development and progression, we always want a pool of successors waiting in the wings.


Deputy Shop Manager

They provide great customer experiences everyday and along with the manager look after the shop as if it was their own. They help to pass on the WJ knowledge and standards to the team and assist the Manager in making everyone the best that they can be - a stepping stone to becoming a Shop Manager.

And then how about becoming a …

Shop Manager

They provide great customer experiences everyday and look after the shop as if it was their own. They lead by example and pass on the WJ knowledge and standards to the team, aiming to make everyone the best that they can be.

If you've got what it takes…

you can climb the WJ progression ladder
and become a...

National Sales Manager

Not surprisingly, they too provide great customer experiences in a number of shops. They lead by example in everything they do and work with Shop Managers and teams providing guidance and feedback along the way. They always make things crystal clear.

Check what Deputy Shop Manager vacancies are available. If you’re passionate about customers and sales, we would love to hear from you.

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Rebecca (Deputy Manager)
5yrs with WJ

Rebecca (Deputy Manager)<br>5yrs with WJ

I have been a Deputy Manager here at WJ for over 5 years now. I enjoy my job, working with the public has helped me to develop my confidence massively. I love assisting customers in finding that special something and it's always nice to see customers return.

Briony (Deputy Manager)
10yrs with WJ

Briony (Deputy Manager)<br>10yrs with WJ

10 years ago, I joined as a Weekend Sales Advisor and instantly felt liked I'd become part of the family. From there I progressed to Part Time, then Full Time and now I'm a Deputy Manager. I've grown with WJ - If you've got the passion, enthusiasm and ability there's a world of opportunity at WJ.