If you love your local independent coffee shop, or you couldn’t live without the hardware guy down the road then you’re one of us. The more we can achieve together for independent retailers, the better.

Behind-the-scenes we’re buzzing with activity to help our members to stay ahead of the curve.

Interested? Then take a look at our vacancies and if there's a role that looks right for you, please email your completed job application form and CV to our HR Manager, Julie Elcock, at Julie.Elcock@bira.co.uk

Or post your CV to: Julie Elcock - HR Manager, 225 Bristol Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B5 7UB


Current Vacancies

We are currently recruiting for these vacancies:

Marketing Executive (12 month Fixed Term Contract)

We currently have an excellent opportunity for an experienced marketing executive to join our busy, friendly team at Bira. Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the role is a 12-month fixed term contract but there is potential for a permanent role to develop.

Working full time between 9am–5pm, Monday to Friday. (out-of-hours & weekend work can sometimes be required). The role is based at head office in Edgbaston Birmingham, however you will be working from home until restrictions are eased.

Candidate Profile

We are looking for someone who has Demonstrable working experience in a marketing department or marketing related field with Excellent copy writing and communication skills:

It is essential that you have good working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office including Word, Outlook and Excel. Along with excellent project and time management skills. You will be highly self motivated and deadline driven with the ability to work on multiple project streams, managing conflicting priorities and responsibilities.

For more details about this job, download the Job Description.


Business Development Manager for MICA DIY Ltd (part of the Bira Group)


Please ensure you submit a covering letter along with your CV when applying

Join a growing team within Mica DIY Ltd, a co-operative model with 20 years history in the UK. Mica works with independent retailers to help them grow in an increasingly competitive marketplace, through Marketing, Buying, Retail Support and Digital Development.

Hours – Full time, 9am – 5:15pm, Monday – Friday (flex required to attend occasional trade shows/events outside of normal office hours including evenings and weekends)

Candidate Profile

We’re looking for an experienced B2B field sales individual who is an excellent communicator and who follows through to completion.

You will be passionate about independent retail and able to project our co-operative values to new and existing customers.

For more details about this job, download the Job Description.