Job type: Part-time (3 days a week).

Hours: Monday (9am to 4.00pm), Wednesday (9am to 4.00pm), Friday (9am to 4.00pm) 21 hours per week plus half hour unpaid lunch break. Days are negotiable between Monday -Friday.

Salary: £10.00 per hour.

Place of work: 1 Duddingston Yards, Edinburgh EH15 3NT.

Are you someone who loves things that sparkle? Or do you sparkle most when you are valued by your employer? If yes, working at The Curious Gem could be for you!

We are a well-established jewellery-making supplies company based near Fort Kinnaird and are looking for a self-motivated individual to join our friendly order fulfilment team.

Our team value high quality products and excellent customer service so it is important to us that the person for this role values these things too.

Don’t worry if you have never worked with gems and other jewellery-making supplies as we will provide full training. Teamwork is also one of our values so your colleagues will always be there to help you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Picking items and preparing orders placed through our website and other online marketplaces.
  • Counting very small components.
  • Preparing the post and printing address labels.
  • Applying postage using Royal Mail Click and Drop.
  • Labelling, sorting and bagging new components.
  • Double checking other colleague’s work for quality and quantity control purposes.
  • General housekeeping of workstation.
  • Preparing the post at the end of the day for pick up.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Motivated to carry out repetitive tasks.
  • Friendly, easy-going personality.


  • Enhanced annual leave (31 days per annum including public holidays, pro rata)
  • No weekend work
  • On-site parking
  • Casual dress code
  • Employee discounts
  • Company pension

Please apply by emailing us a cover letter, telling us why you are the perfect candidate for this job. Please also include a copy of your CV.