Join the Cranstons team

Cranstons employ a dedicated team of over 150 people across our head office, retail shops, kitchens and production centre. We are committed to developing each team member and strongly believe in offering our employees opportunities to grow and progress. If you feel you have what it takes to join the Cranstons team please have a look through our current vacancies.

What can you expect as a Cranstons Employee

• Opportunities to progress (many of our current senior managers started in junior positions).
• Quality training for team members at all levels of the business.
• 20% off within any of our shops for you and your household.
• A down-to-earth respectful culture where everyone is given a voice.



“Fed up of split shifts and evening work in the catering industry I joined Cranstons as a mature apprentice. It’s been a great move for me and for my young family, I’m now a fully trained butcher and manage Cranstons Orton Grange Food Hall. It’s a really supportive friendly company with plenty of opportunities for progression.”

Chris Russell – Cranstons Orton Grange manager

  • Marketing Specialist


    Based at Cranstons Cumbrian Food Hall Office, Penrith


    Full time (some flexibility on this but a min. of 30 hours)

    The Role:

    We are seeking a creative and versatile marketeer to work within our small central office team, creating engaging innovative marketing content which highlights the craft skills of our dedicated teams of butchers + makers and our long standing commitment to quality locally produced food.

    Current working knowledge of digital marketing techniques and real business experience creating social media content and web mail promotional campaigns are essential to this role. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and an eye for good design are required. Retail marketing experience would be advantageous.

    This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful long standing Cumbrian business with an authentic quality based brand. Competitive Salary.


    The successful candidate will be

    • Full of energy and creative ideas with the discipline to turn those ideas into successful sales campaigns, communicating with colleagues across the business and external suppliers to deliver return on investment.
    • Able to create campaigns which work both physically at our trading locations (roadside banners / posters & brochures) and digitally (across our website and social media channels).
    • A good all round marketeer who can work effectively to tight deadlines across a wide range of marketing activities from PR and events to fleet branding and product promotion.

    A more detailed job description is available. Please email if you would like to be sent more information on the role.



    Production unit, Ullswater Rd, Penrith


    Candidates must be able to commit to at least 18 hours.
    Potential for more hours. To be discussed at interview.

    The Role:

    Baking and decorating cakes and traybakes.


    The successful applicant will be passionate about food,, able to work on their own initiative as well as part of a team and must have bakery skills and experience.



    Cranstons Ltd. King Street, Penrith


    40 hours per week over 5 days out of 7.
    The shop is open Monday - Saturday

    The Role:

    Preparation, display and sale of Meat and other products.


    The successful applicant will be passionate about food, able to work on their own initiative as well as part of a team, delivering excellent customer service. Experience not essential as full training will be given.

How to apply

If you require further information regarding our vacancies please ring our head office, telephone number 01768 868 680 or email . Applications can be submitted through the e-form on this page, e-mailed to the address above or sent to Cranstons Head Office, Ullswater Road, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 7EH.

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