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Current Vacancies

PA to Chief Executive & Head of HR

Location: Head Office, London W10
Apply Before: 8th July 2022

We are looking for a professional, discreet and highly-organised person to join the Chief Executive’s office at our West London, HQ. This is a full-time position and involves the provision of general secretarial and administrative support to the CEO and Head of Human Resources to ensure the smooth running of the CEO’s office and maintain continuity in their absence.

Previous secretarial/office experience, in a similar role would be a great advantage. The ideal candidate would hold an Executive PA diploma and/or have attended an extensive secretarial training course. It therefore goes without saying that strong computer skills are an essential requirement. A good telephone manner is crucial along with fluency in written and spoken English.

The role includes:
• Setting up meetings and diary management
• Handling telephone calls and correspondence
• Looking after visitors
• Booking of travel
• Preparing and organising agendas and taking minutes of meetings.
• Organisation of miscellaneous social and wellbeing events such as 'happy hours', yoga, meditation and shopping evenings
• General HR administration e.g. following up references, data entry, right to work checks, recruitment advertising, coordination of schedules for work experience students and so forth.

A clean driving license would be a bonus but is not essential for the position.

Please apply in writing including a CV and accompanying letter stating both current and expected salaries to  careers@designersguild.com

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

No agencies, please.

Chef

Location: Head Office, London W10
Apply Before: 29th July 2022

We are looking for an innovative and enthusiastic Chef to work at our in-house café at our West London HQ.
The successful candidate must be able to cook fresh food from scratch on a daily basis using the freshest ingredients. This role would suit a foodie who has a sous chef background and a passion for healthy eating whilst also possessing great attention to quality coupled with beautiful presentation.

This role involves running the kitchen, preparing menus with an emphasis on seasonality, whilst meeting high standards of food hygiene and handling paperwork, such as ordering, invoicing and cashing up.

As this is a customer facing role, serving both our head office staff and visitors, a positive and outgoing disposition is essential along with an excellent command of the English language.

The hours are 7.30am to 2.30pm (Tues - Thursday inclusive but these days may be flexible) and occasional flexibility would be required to provide ad hoc support at events.

Please apply in writing including a CV and accompanying letter stating both current and expected salaries to  careers@designersguild.com

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

No agencies, please.

Graphic Designer

Location: Head OFfice, W10
Apply Before: 5th August 2022

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative Graphic Designer to join our Creative Services team. Reporting to the Senior Graphic Designer and Department Head, you will work across both digital and print work, and should have a strong creative portfolio and a degree in Graphic Design.

You will generate ideas and interesting creative work with strong conceptual foundations, remaining consistent to our brand identity. You should take responsibility for your work and be self-sufficient, keep calm under pressure and stick to deadlines. The role will involve working on a range of different projects and responsibilities will include, but aren’t limited to:-

• Assist in the production of images required for each launch for the trade and ecommerce websites – landing pages, banners, inspirational headers, pods and thumbnails etc;
• Design emails;
• Cut out flat images;
• Minor retouching;
• Provide any other images and creative input as and when required for the website;
• Provide digital imagery for Sales Briefing films and presentations;
• Assist in the day to day running of print production;
• Assist in the production of posters for showrooms, exhibitions etc;
• Design invitations, postcards etc;
• Design seasonal look books;
• Artwork magazine ads, and supply to material deadlines following schedule;
• Artwork packaging and prepare for production;
• Provide briefs for print jobs to printers and obtain quotes

Experience in all areas is not required, but we are looking for someone with enthusiasm to learn and a willingness to put forward ideas and collaborate. You need to have:-

• A Graphic Design Degree;
• Excellent knowledge of relevant software (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign);
• A strong sense of quality control and close attention to detail;
• The ability to solve problems and communicate clearly.

Please apply in writing including a CV and accompanying letter stating both current and expected salaries to  careers@designersguild.com

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

No agencies, please.

Accounts Assistant

Location: Head Office, W10
Apply Before: 26th August 2022

We are looking for an Accounts Assistant to join our busy finance team at our West London HQ.
The role will involve the following tasks:

Cash transaction postings
Bank reconciliations
Postings of retail cash till receipts
Resolving retail cash queries/ problem solving and chasing
Ad hoc payment requests
Raising ad hoc manual invoices ( ie those not automatically system generated)
Raising refund requests
Preparation of cash transaction tracking sheets
Royalty calculation and raising payments
Running regular reports for the system
Running UPS customs documentation for European deliveries
Ad hoc tasks in support of finance department

Previous experience with bank reconciliations would be advantageous. Intermediate/advanced Excel and fluency in English is an essential requirement for this position.

An immediate start is preferable for this role.

Please apply in writing including a CV and accompanying letter stating both current and expected salaries to  careers@designersguild.com

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

No agencies, please.

Concierge and General Assistant

Location: Kings Road SW3
Apply Before: 8th July 2022

We are looking for a full-time (40 hours, 5 days per week) Concierge and General Assistant to join our team at our flagship store in Chelsea.

The successful candidate will possess excellent customer service and communication skills and will be required to assist in all aspects of a busy retail environment, including heavy lifting and general building maintenance.

The role will be responsible for the security of stock, safety of staff & customers and will respond to all security and safety matters.

Responsibilities also include ordering and booking-on stock, fire and intruder alarm-bell testing, maintaining the appearance of front and back of house areas, assisting with POS displays, and occasional off-site visits to deliver to clients or resolve issues on behalf of our customers.

The role will suit a multi-tasker, who is happy to roll up their sleeves, has a very high attention to detail and the ability to self-manage.

Please apply in writing including a CV and accompanying letter stating both current and expected salaries to  careers@designersguild.com

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

No agencies, please.

Homestore Assistant Manager

Location: Kings Road, SW3
Apply Before: 1st August 2022

We are looking for an experienced and driven Assistant Interiors Sales Manager to join our management team at our stunning flagship showroom in Chelsea. Several years’ experience in leading and motivating a sales team would be a distinct advantage when applying for this role.

The ideal candidate will be both sales focussed and an enthusiastic team player and leader, with strong motivational skills, as well as someone who will bring a dynamic and fresh attitude.

The candidate should be an equally strong sales person as well as manager coupled with a great customer service attitude. Applicants should demonstrate a keen interest in interior design, conemporary furniture, textiles and all aspects of interiors.

Please apply in writing including a CV and accompanying letter stating both current and expected salaries to  careers@designersguild.com

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

No agencies, please.

Showroom Assistant Manager

Location: Kings Road, SW3
Apply Before: 15th July 2022

We are looking for an experienced and driven Assistant Interiors Sales Manager to join our management team at our stunning flagship showroom in Chelsea. Several years’ experience in leading and motivating a sales team would be a distinct advantage when applying for this role.

The ideal candidate will be both sales focussed and an enthusiastic team player and leader, with strong motivational skills, as well as someone who will bring a dynamic and fresh attitude.

The candidate should be an equally strong sales person as well as manager coupled with a great customer service attitude. Applicants should demonstrate a keen interest in interior design, textiles and all aspects of interiors.

Please apply in writing including a CV and accompanying letter stating both current and expected salaries to  careers@designersguild.com

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

No agencies, please.

Interiors Sales Consultant

Location: Kings Road, SW3
Apply Before: 22nd July 2022

We are looking for an experienced energetic and dynamic full time (40 hours, 5 days per week) sales consultant to join our sales team at our flagship homestore in Chelsea.

Applicants must have a knowledge of and interest in contemporary design, furniture, and all things home. You will be expected to promote sales, advise customers on Interior decoration with great sales skills and maintain the high standards required of the company. Several years experience in a similar retail role would be distinctly advantageous.

The successful candidate will be highly presentable, both sales and target driven, very organised, personable, charismatic with a penchant for creative design.

Please apply in writing including a CV and accompanying letter stating both current and expected salaries to Anna-Lisa Moon or via email to  careers@designersguild.com

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

No agencies, please.

Part-Time Administrative Assistant

Location: Kings Road, SW3
Apply Before: 15th July 2022

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Part Time Administrative Assistant to join our Retail and Administration team. Based at the Kings Road flagship store, our Retail team handles the purchasing for both our Kings Road flagship store and our store in Marylebone High Street. We are looking for a dynamic Administrative Assistant to join the team.

The successful candidate will handle some reports, process retail payroll and commission in addition to general administration.

Suitable candidates will have previous administrative experience (experience in a retail environment would be a plus). Candidates must be team players and comfortable working in fast paced environment. A keen interest in contemporary design and furniture is a bonus. Proficiency in Excel beneficial.

Please apply in writing including a CV and accompanying letter stating both current and expected salaries to  careers@designersguild.com

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

No agencies, please.

Work Experience - Retail

Location: King's Road, Chelsea SW3
Apply Before: 22nd July 2022

We have fantastic work experience positions available based at our stunning flagship 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. Our internships are unpaid, although we offer a nominal amount to cover your travel expenses and lunch.

We are currently inviting applications for placements from mid July 2022 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  careers@designersguild.com

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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