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Current Vacancies

Showrooms Project Coordinator – Maternity Cover

Location: Head Office, London W10
Apply Before: 20th June 2019

We are looking for a calm and efficient Project Coordinator to support our creative team responsible for displays and visual merchandising in our showrooms worldwide, and for trade exhibitions.

You will work closely with our showroom designers on the planning and installation of new collection displays in Europe and the US for each launch, as well as various seasonal exhibitions, and our Sales Briefings. You will attend briefing meetings with sales teams and agents, prepare schedules and cost estimates, source fixtures and product, place orders and organise production and shipping, and when necessary travel to install the displays. You will also be responsible for reconciling costs and organising recharges as appropriate.

This is an extremely busy role that requires solid and proven admin experience, as well as excellent organisational and interpersonal skills. You must be accurate and methodical with a good aptitude for figures and an ability to multi-task. Languages would be useful, as would experience of Excel and SketchUp.

Please note this role is a maternity cover contract with an anticipated duration of one year.

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.

Swedish Speaking Customer Service Account Executive

Location: Head Office, London W10
Apply Before: 20th June 2019

We currently have a fantastic opportunity within our Scandinavian Customer Service department for an experienced Customer Service Executive who has the ability to provide outstanding customer service.

The ideal candidate will have to be fluent in spoken and written Swedish, (fluency in any other Scandinavian languages are advantageous) plus have an understanding of Danish and Norwegian.

The key responsibilities include:
• Ensuring orders are processed accurately within the agreed service levels.
• Dealing directly with clients either by Phone & Email (B2B, Export)
• Responding promptly to customer enquiries (Price, Delivery, Stock availability etc)
• Liaison with internal departments (Purchasing, Marketing, Warehouse, Credit Control etc)
• Communication with external department (Couriers, Treatment Centres etc)
• After sales care
• Supporting VIP accounts and so forth

The perfect applicant will be able to demonstrate a positive attitude combined with excellent interpersonal skills and a friendly, professional and natural telephone manner.

If you are passionate about creating a great customer experience and going the extra mile, we would love to hear from you.

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.

Product Development Administrator

Location: Head Office, London W10
Apply Before: 21st June 2019

We are looking for a highly organised administrator to join the Product Development team for fabric, wallpaper, homewares and accessories.

The role covers important administrative coordination, setting up new product information on our database as well as providing administrative support to the department.

Excellent computer skills and a professional self-motivated attitude are essential, along with a methodical approach with an excellent eye for detail, but above all you must be enthusiastic and flexible in a fast paced demanding environment.

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: 7th June 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 - Retail

Location: King's Road, Chelsea SW3
Apply Before: 13th June 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 late June 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.

Work Experience - Head Office

Location: Latimer Place, London W10
Apply Before: 30th April 2019

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

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 July onwards.

Regrettably we are unable to accommodate students under the age of 18 or offer work placements based in our design studio.

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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