Jobs at Mathmos


Ecommerce Manager – Online Retail

From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Bonus of up to 30% of basic

Based in our Poole factory Mathmos offer unpaid placements providing fantastic hands on experience seeing products through from concept to sale.

You will be based in our Poole factory and manage a small team of 3 staff growing sales to the public through our own International websites and selected online market places. You will work closely with our Head of Web and Graphic design on digital marketing initiatives, social media and systems management. You will also work closely with the Operations Manager to ensure that orders are processed efficiently and outstanding customer service is provided by your team. You will also manage some of Mathmos’ wholesale sales to businesses in the UK and abroad. You will sit on the management team and report directly to the M.D.

You will have at least 3 years of relevant experience in e-Commerce and Digital Marketing. You will have experience with key marketplaces. You will have good numeracy and analytical skills. You will be personable and have good customer and staff management skills. You will be flexible, hard working and reliable. You will be self-reliant yet a good team worker. You will handle stress well and be prepared for two months of hard work in the lead up to Christmas. You will have up to date I.T. skills and work to improve and automate Mathmos’ processes and systems. European languages would be an advantage.

Mathmos is a British Heritage brand famous for its invention the lava lamp. Mathmos has exciting growth plans for its original lava lamp range and to build its online offering direct from its factory to homes all over the world.

There is parking on site and we are a short walk from Holton Heath train station.

Apply only by email to: jobs@mathmos.com With CV and covering letter, closing date for applications is 30th of June.


Mathmos Design Internships - full or part time

Based in our Poole factory Mathmos offer unpaid placements providing fantastic hands on experience seeing products through from concept to sale.

You Need;

  • To have finished or be part way through a relevant design degree.

  • To live within a one hour commute of our factory: BH16 6LG. (We will pay either a petrol allowance or train fair (our factory is next to Holton Heath train station and has parking) plus lunch.

  • To be able to commit to a minimum of 4 months either full time or 3 days a week. (Please ensure you can afford to take an unpaid role before applying.)

  • A personable and willing attitude.

  • Solid Works and Adobe Suite are an advantage.

You will Receive Hands on Experience in the following areas;

  • Product design and development

  • Packaging Design

  • Product sourcing, supplier management

  • Setting AQLs and managing product quality

  • Exhibition design and execution

Please send a covering letter explaining what you could bring to the role, your CV and 2 pieces of work no larger than 3MB to Stephen@mathmos.co.uk.