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Current Vacancies

Print and Production Assistant

Location: Head Office, London W10
Apply Before: 31st May 2016

We are looking for a super-efficient Print Production Assistant to work with our Print & Production Manager and graphic designer/artworker working on an extremely varied range of projects within our Creative Services Department.

Assisting the Print & Production Manager, responsibilities will range from co-ordinating the production of all printed marketing materials from design and costings through to print and delivery; ensuring the production and supply of advertising material to publications throughout the world to an agreed schedule; organising product flat shot photography and organising retouching of images for website; organising the production of press event and launch invitations; organising the production of carrier bags for our shop or the sign-writing of a company van.

This is an entry level role and would suit a graduate who has an understanding of Mac design packages – specifically Indesign and Photoshop as well as Microsoft Office packages (including Excel). However, the key requirements for this position are excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, a good eye for detail and the ability to multi-task. An interest in design is useful but not essential.

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.

Sales Agent - Texas

Location: Texas, USA
Apply Before: 31st May 2016

We are looking for a dynamic, sales driven commission based Sales Agent to join our American sales force, representing Texas.

Applicants must have relevant sales experience and a knowledge of and interest in luxury bed, bath and home accessories. Experience of dealing with bedding and home accessories in a retail environment is an advantage. You will be expected to promote sales, open and develop accounts and maintain the high standards required by the company. A keen interest in contemporary design is a bonus.

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.

Retail Sales Consultant - Flagship Homestore

Location: Kings Road, Chelsea
Apply Before: 13th May 2016

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

Visual Merchandiser (Display)

Location: Kings Road SW3, Marylebone High Street W1
Apply Before: 13th May 2016

We have a unique opportunity to join Designers Guild as part of our display (VM) retail team. Your focus will be to inspire our customers with unique & considered displays which fit the Designers Guild brand image. This an exciting and rare opportunity to work with a fast-paced team in a truly creative environment within a small team at three locations in Chelsea & Marylebone.

The ideal candidate must speak a strong visual language be a team player and possess the ability to use their own initiative.

If you believe you can inspire & entice our customers using our innovative product to exceed the company's goals, please apply today.

Immediate start

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.

Part-Time Sales Consulant - Marylebone

Location: Maryebone High Street, W1
Apply Before: 13th May 2016

We are looking for a part-time dynamic, sales driven Retail Sales Consultant to work at our beautiful Marylebone High Street store. The hours are 12 noon to 4pm, Monday - Friday inclusive, comprising 20 hours per week.

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  [email protected]

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

No agencies, please.

Work Experience - Head Office

Location: King's Road
Apply Before: 30th June 2016

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 July 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: 13th May 2016

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 May 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.

SALES AGENT ILLINOIS & SURROUNDING STATES

Location: USA
Apply Before: 13th May 2016

We are looking for a dynamic, sales driven commission based Sales Agent to join our American sales force, representing Illinois and surrounding states.

Applicants must have relevant sales experience and a knowledge of and interest in luxury bed, bath and home accessories. Experience of dealing with bedding and home accessories in a retail environment is an advantage. You will be expected to promote sales, open and develop accounts and maintain the high standards required by the company. A keen interest in contemporary design is a bonus.

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

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

No agencies, please.

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TECHNICAL ADMINISTRATOR

Location: Head Office, London W10
Apply Before: 20th May 2016

We have an exceptional opportunity for a highly organised individual to join our Product Development Team based in our west London head office.

The ideal candidate will have gained experience in the home furnishings industry and have good technical knowledge of fabric and wallpaper manufacturing and quality assurance procedures. A qualification in textile technology and/or experience of flammability testing standards and contract requirements would also be a distinct advantage.

Working to a strict critical path, the ideal candidate should work well under pressure on multiple product launches. Excellent administrative skills are essential to this role in order to set up and maintain new product information on our database as well as excel spreadsheets. Liaising directly with suppliers and internal departments, the ideal candidate will also possess good communication skills and exceptional attention to detail.

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.

FINISHED PRODUCT DEVELOPER

Location: Head Office, London W10
Apply Before: 13th May 2016

We have an exceptional 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 and cushions.

Proven experience in global 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 label collections for a retail group or similar.

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

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 Sales Consultant, Marylebone High Street

Location: Marylebone High Street, W1
Apply Before: 13th May 2016

We are looking for a dynamic, sales driven Retail 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.

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.

Contract Office Administration Assistant Manager

Location: Head Office, London W10
Apply Before: 18th April 2016

An opportunity has arisen for a Contract Office Administration Assistant Manager.

You will be responsible for managing multiple contract projects worldwide. The projects will be from high-end hotel to commercial projects and the candidate must show experience in using their own initiative to achieve the highest standards in everything that they do.

Designers Guild places prominence on delivering client satisfaction at every stage of engagement. Working alongside clients, suppliers, warehouse and sales representatives to develop a value-engineered solution and, through exacting standards and detailed processes, deliver projects of the highest quality, on time and on budget.

Confidence in liaising with departments on all levels including Directors and senior management is a key part of the role.

Ideally we are looking for a candidate who has proven experience managing more than one project at a time, highly organised, able to prioritise their own workload and work well under pressure.

You will be part of a growing department and your expertise will help to develop the role to its highest potential.

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.

Credit Controller - Export

Location: Head Office, London W10
Apply Before: 13th May 2016

We require a bright and proactive person to join our Export Credit Control team. This role would be best suited to a fluent English speaker with credit control experience. A second language such as Dutch, German, Spanish, French, or any Scandinavian language would be advantageous.

The candidate will be dealing with international accounts as part of a team of 12 and will work closely with the customer service teams and the sales representatives so should possess good communication skills coupled with the ability to be able to work as part of a team but also independently. Good organisational and Excel skills combined with positive and hardworking outlook are essential.

This role can be deadline driven with high volume of payments at each month end so previous experience of payment allocation is required as well as cash posting experience.

The ideal candidate would be able to start immediately.

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: 31st May 2016

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

Experience in a buying admin/merchandising admin from the homeware sector would be an advantage.

Proven office experience is required as you will be providing 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, and methodical with an excellent eye for detail, but above all you must be enthusiastic and flexible in a fast pace 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.

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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