Working for Enesco




We’re pleased you’re thinking about coming to work for Enesco — a worldwide renowned distributor of innovative, licensed gifts, stylish home décor and desirable collectables.
 
As one of the biggest gift and collectables distributors in the UK we are continually striving to drive our business forward. Our focus is being the best supplier of giftware and collectables to our customers — to do this we need the right people working for us.
 
Our head office and main distribution site for the UK is based in Carlisle, in the beautiful county of Cumbria. We also have a division — Fine Ceramic Transfers —based in Stoke-on-Trent which manufactures high quality decals for tableware and hotelware. 
 
From Carlisle we export product to thirty-eight countries throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australia.
 
Within the Enesco group there are a number of entities; Enesco France, Enesco Asia, Enesco Ltd. (UK) and the parent company; Enesco LLC based in the USA.
 

Our vision 

Is to be the industry leader in gifts and collectables — and the critical retailer resource — whilst driving consumer demand by providing quality and innovative products at the right price. Our working culture will foster creativity; and our employees will feel relevant to the company’s success, and appreciated for their contribution.
 

Our mission 

Is to develop and deliver quality and innovative products that consumers demand. We will continually improve our products and processes to meet our customers’ needs and provide excellent customer service. We will align our resources to drive profitable growth and develop a culture of employee value and pride in our company.

Our core values:

Trust and Mutual Respect
Are the basis for how we treat each other — we employ the highest ethical standards, demonstrating honesty and fairness in our actions every day. We communicate openly, honestly and accurately with our associates, customers and vendors.
 
Teamwork
We work together as a team — breaking down inter-departmental barriers and sharing ideas and best practices across the company — to make our products, processes and service the best and most efficient in the industry. Each team member is valued, encouraged to contribute and recognised for their efforts.
 
Accountability
We accept our individual and team responsibilities and we meet our commitments. We take ownership and responsibility for our performance in all our decisions and actions.
 
Passion
We are passionate about all aspects of our work — we act with enthusiasm and energy to support our internal and external customers, and to encourage our colleagues to grow and succeed.
 
Innovation
We are creative in delivering value to our fellow colleagues, customers, manufacturers and community. We embrace and capitalise on change — empowering each employee in order to stimulate continuous improvement in all aspects of our business.
Sounding good? Would you like to work for us?

We currently have 139 employees, 64% of whom have been with the company for 10+ years — we must be doing something right!

In Carlisle there are many different functions including: 
  • Customer Service
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Creative Services (Graphic Design)
  • E-commerce
  • Product Development
  • IT
  • Warehousing
  • Finance
  • Supply Chain
  • Business Development
  • Sales
  • Business Intelligence
 
Check out our vacancies page for the latest opportunities.
 
In return for working for us you will receive a generous package including the following benefits: 
  • Cashplan healthcare (Company funded)
  • Pension (managed by a committee with employee representation)
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Life insurance
  • Free onsite parking
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Subsidised staff canteen (Carlisle)
  • 6 weeks holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Flexible working
  • Long-service awards
  • Monthly prize draw
  • Annual Christmas Party (company funded)
  • Staff sales
  • Staff discount
  • Local discounts