Job Title: Customer Service Specialist

Hours: Full Time
Location: BN17

About Shiny Spores:
Shiny Spores are a leading UK-based mycology company, specialising in the sale of mushroom grow kits, spores, and other growing supplies. We pride ourselves on our commitment to providing the highest quality products, alongside the exceptional customer service that we are known for. Our website,, serves as a one-stop-shop for all mycology enthusiasts, catering to both beginners and experienced growers.
We are currently seeking a passionate and dedicated Customer Service Specialist to join our growing team working across our network of websites. If you have a keen interest in mycology and a strong focus on delivering exceptional customer service, we would love to hear from you!


As a Customer Service Specialist at Shiny Spores, you will be responsible for:

1. Responding to customer enquiries via email, phone, and social media platforms.

2. Providing accurate and informative answers to customer questions and concerns.

3. Processing phone payments and maintaining accurate transaction records.

4. Managing and monitoring our social media accounts to ensure customer satisfaction and engagement.

5. Escalating any issues or customer feedback to the relevant department.

6. Participating in ongoing training and development to stay current with company policies, procedures, and product knowledge.

7. Other related office / admin duties

8. Packing orders


1. A passion for mycology and an eagerness to learn more about the field.

2. Proven experience in a customer service role, ideally within a related industry.

3. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

4. Familiarity with social media platforms and their use for customer engagement.

5. Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to handle customer issues with empathy and professionalism.

6. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


1. £12/hour.

2. Work phone provided.

3. Comprehensive training to ensure your success in the role.

4. Private health cover including £300 optical cover and £500 dental cover.

5. Opportunity to work within a passionate and supportive team.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in joining the Shiny Spores team as our Customer Service Specialist, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your interest in mycology and your customer service experience to [email protected]. Please use “Customer Service Specialist Application” as the subject line of your email.

We look forward to reviewing your application and exploring the possibility of you joining the Shiny Spores family!