So, you'd like a job with Chelmsford Star? Good choice!

Chelmsford Star is a co-operative society owned by its members, which means we reinvest our profits back into our communities and follow strict ethical values. There are many different co-ops across the UK, and ours operates independently and within Essex only. We're always looking for new faces to join our team, of any age and from any background.

We employ approximately 850 colleagues across our 4 trading divisions; Co-op food shops, Quadrant department stores, Co-op travel agents and Co-op funeral directors. Plus our Head Office, based in Chelmsford, covers functions as diverse as administration, human resources, IT, maintenance, finance, marketing and member events.

We have a wide range of job opportunities available, with flexible working patterns to suit our team. We also provide training opportunities for our workforce, and prefer to promote from within.  Courses available including bespoke training, both in stores and on-line, and National qualifications in our accredited centre.

Job descriptions for our current vacancies are listed below.

You can view our employee benefits, which include employee discount, here.


Apply for our vacancies here.


Current Vacancies

Role Job Location Department Closing date
Duty Manager
£9.63 per hour
General Assistant
£8.85 per hour
Food Store Manager
£31,000 - £37,000 per annum
Assistant Food Store Manager
£22,000 - £27,000 per annum