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Current Vacancies

Interiors Sales Consultant - Flagship Homestore

Location: Kings Road, Chelsea
Apply Before: 19th May 2021

We are looking for a full-time (40 hours, 5 days per week), dynamic, sales driven Sales Consultant to join our team at our flagship store in Chelsea.

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.

Please apply in writing including a CV and accompanying letter stating both current and expected salaries to Anna-Lisa Moon or via email to  [email protected]

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

No agencies, please.

Financial Controller

Location: Head Office, London W10
Apply Before: 26th May 2021

We are looking for a commercially astute Financial Controller to manage the accounts department.

The ideal applicant will possess excellent management skills and be technically strong with a flair for numbers and analysis. The ability to communicate at all levels in the business coupled with a highly organized work method is essential for this role along with the ability to think both commercially and creatively.

The principle responsibilities of this role include the following:
Ownership of management accounting - P&L & Balance Sheet
Ownership of month – end close and producing monthly management accounts (including P&L & balance sheet)
Responsibility for monthly variance analysis including working with budget holders throughout the business
Management of finance department
Management of the annual audit preparation and relationship with the auditors
Statutory accounts preparation
Annual budgets.
Cash flow monitoring
UK VAT returns and other external reporting, intrastat, French VAT
Liaison with foreign accountants

Qualifications/ Experience
This role will suit someone with a strong academic background and a good degree plus an accountancy qualification (CA, ACA, ACCA, CIMA or overseas equivalent), PQE in finance leadership/controlling in a medium sized business (£30m to £70m). Retail / wholesale experience preferred.

We will offer a competitive salary commensurate with 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.

Warehouse Operative

Location: Park Royal NW10
Apply Before: 28th May 2021

We are looking for a warehouse operative to work at our global distribution and logistics centre in in Park Royal, West London. The vacancy, for which training will be given, involves cutting fabrics and the picking and packing of wallpapers and fabrics.

Our working week comprises 38.75 hours, Monday - Friday from 7.00am to 3.30pm with the opportunity for overtime as and when required. There is also the potential to earn a monthly bonus for reaching targets when cutting fabrics to our customer order specification.

T-shirts and sweatshirts are supplied along with safety boots and any other protective clothing that may be required, along with PPE.

We will require proof that you are legally entitled to work in this country furthermore fluency in English is a prerequisite for the 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.

Textile Designer

Location: London, W10
Apply Before: 18th May 2021

We have an exceptional opportunity for an experienced interior home textile artist/designer to join our West London based design studio. A flair for original hand painted or drawn artwork is essential for this role.
Whilst the role is ideally based in our studio, we will consider applicants from freelance designers or applicants looking for part time or flexible/project based working.

Proven experience in designing specifically for wallpapers, printed and woven home furnishings will be a distinct advantage. We will be unable to consider purely CAD based designers for this position.

Applications without portfolios will not be considered and due to the high volume of applicants expected, please note that any design work sent as hard copies cannot be returned.

Due to the current lockdown restrictions, we will conduct the first stage of interviews via Microsoft teams/Zoom and only successful candidates will be contacted.

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 - Homewares

Location: Head Office, London W10
Apply Before: 11th June 2021

We have an exceptional and exciting opportunity within our Product Development Team working on a diverse range of homewares/finished products with a particular focus on bed & bath, floor rugs, woven throws and decorative cushions.

Proven experience in sourcing/developing private label ranges for textile/home accessories for new and existing product areas - the ideal candidate will already be working with own branded label collections for a retail group or similar. We are looking for applicants with minimum 4+ years’ experience and a degree level qualification in textiles will be a distinct advantage.

Applicants will demonstrate an ability to work well within a small, dedicated team and delivering to tight deadlines under pressure. Excellent textile print and weave production knowledge, administrative, 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.

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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