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Current Vacancies

FINISHED PRODUCT DEVELOPER

Location: Head Office, London W10
Apply Before: 11th huhtikuu 2019

We have an exceptional and exiting opportunity within our Product Development Team for an experienced Home Accessories Product Developer. Working on a diverse range of homewares/finished products with a particular focus on floor rugs, woven throws and decorative cushions.

Proven experience in sourcing for textile home accessories to develop new and existing product areas will be essential for this role and the ideal candidate will already be buying and developing own branded label collections for a retail group or similar.

Applicants will possess a proven ability to work well within a small, dedicated product team and delivering to tight deadlines under pressure. Excellent numerical, communication, negotiation and presentation skills are essential for this role.

Please apply in writing including a CV and accompanying letter stating both current and expected salaries to  [email protected]

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

No agencies, please.

French Speaking Team Leader - Customer Services Team

Location: Head Office, London W10
Apply Before: 5th huhtikuu 2019

We currently have a fantastic opportunity within our B2B French Customer Service department for a seasoned Team Leader. This is not the typical call centre environment and the ideal candidate will have to be fluent in spoken and written French, provide outstanding customer service and promote this idea throughout the organisation. Ideally, the candidate will have a Key Account Manager background and will be extremely customer focussed and, at the same time, be sales driven. The main challenge is to keep the department running in an efficient and profitable manner while increasing customers’ satisfaction and at the same time creating a positive work environment for the team. The candidate is expected to mentor and develop their team members, nurturing an environment where they can feel empowered, grow and excel in their tasks.

The applicant will have the following skills:
• outstanding communication skills (verbal and written)
• planning, organisation and supervisory skills – ability to lead by example
• clear Customer Service focus
• sales driven
• initiative and flexibility
• hands-on mentality
• creativity in problem-solving and decision-making
• experience in communication with senior managers/directors
• ability to work under pressure without transferring their stress to the team

Please apply in writing including a CV and accompanying letter stating both current and expected salaries to  [email protected]

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

No agencies, please.

Retail Administrative and Buying Assistant

Location: Kings Road, Chelsea SW3
Apply Before: 29th maaliskuu 2019

An exciting opportunity to join our Retail Purchasing team. Based at the Kings Road flagship store, our Retail Purchasing team handles the buying and administrative support for both our Kings Road flagship store and our store in Marylebone High Street. We are looking for a dynamic buying assistant to join the team. The successful candidate will look after their own product portfolio as well as providing administrative support to the store teams.

The role involves liaising with suppliers regarding stock orders and invoicing queries and with the store teams regarding any stationery and signage requests; and liaising with the head of Retail and the Retail Purchasing Manager on orders for product for the stores.

Suitable candidates will have previous retail experience (experience in home accessories would be a plus). Candidates must be team players and comfortable working in a very fast paced environment. A keen interest in contemporary design and interiors is a bonus.

Please note that excel experience is required for this role. Ideally we are looking for someone with a positive, can-do attitude who is looking for a varied role where they can really roll their sleeves up and get involved in all aspects of the product cycle. Prospective salary will reflect the level of experience.

Please apply in writing including a CV and accompanying letter stating both current and expected salaries to  [email protected]

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

No agencies, please.

French Speaking Customer Service Coordinator

Location: London, W10
Apply Before: 29th maaliskuu 2019

We require a bright, intelligent and flexible person to join our French Customer Service team to deal with our French agents and trade customers.

Along with the drive and initiative and the ability to work under pressure, excellent administration, organisation and customer services skills are required as well as very good language skills in written and spoken English as well as fluency in French. You will be working within a small team and will need to be a great team player; you will also need to interact with other departments within one of the most exciting design companies in the UK today.

At least one year's experience in an office environment is required.

Please apply in writing including a CV and accompanying letter stating both current and expected salaries to  [email protected]

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

No agencies, please.

Interiors Sales Consultant - Marylebone High Street

Location: Marylebone High Street, W1
Apply Before: 30th huhtikuu 2019

We are looking for a dynamic, sales driven Sales Consultant to work at our beautiful Marylebone High Street store on a full-time basis (5 days per week comprising 40 hours).

Applicants must have relevant sales experience and a knowledge of and interest in soft furnishings. Experience of dealing with fabrics in a retail environment is an advantage. You will be expected to promote sales, advise customers on interior decoration and maintain the high standards required by the company. A keen interest in contemporary design and furniture is a bonus.

This role has an anticipated start date of late June

Please apply in writing including a CV and accompanying letter stating both current and expected salaries to  [email protected]

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

No agencies, please.

Work Experience - Head Office

Location: Latimer Place, London W10
Apply Before: 29th maaliskuu 2019

We offer work experience in various departments throughout Designers Guild such as Creative, Product Development, Sales & Marketing, eCommerce, Press and Retail.

We usually accommodate placements of 1 or 2 weeks so that you will gain a valuable insight into how the company is run as a whole, through working within various areas. This is unpaid, although we offer a nominal amount to cover your travel expenses and lunch.

We are currently inviting applications for placements from mid March onwards.

Regrettably we are unable to accommodate students under the age of 18.

Please apply in writing including a CV and accompanying letter to Anna-Lisa Moon, Designers Guild, 3 Latimer Place, London, W10 6QT or via email to  [email protected]

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

No agencies, please.

Work Experience - Retail

Location: King's Road, Chelsea SW3
Apply Before: 12th huhtikuu 2019

We have fantastic work experience positions available based at our stunning Fabric Showroom on the King's Road in Chelsea. We usually accommodate placements of 1 or 2 weeks and you will gain a valuable insight into both retail and interior design. Work experience is unpaid, although we offer a nominal amount to cover your travel expenses and lunch.

We are currently inviting applications for placements from mid April 2019 onwards.

Regrettably we are unable to accommodate students under the age of 18.

Please apply in writing including a CV and accompanying letter to Anna-Lisa Moon, Designers Guild, 3 Latimer Place, London, W10 6QT or via email to  [email protected]

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

No agencies, please.

Designers Guild is an expanding global company famous for its innovative, creative designs in home furnishings and interior design.

For over 30 years our reputation and distinctive image has been developed and as we grow we continually seek to recruit dynamic, motivated and committed employees. We value individual talent and have exciting opportunities within a wide range of jobs.

Designers Guild strives to be an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status, national origin, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits. We will also provide you with training and development to help you succeed. To find opportunities that interest you, please look at our current vacancies on this page, which will also show details of how to apply. We will only contact those persons selected for further consideration.

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