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Current Vacancies

Experienced Interiors Consultant - Kings Road

Location: Showroom - Kings Road, Chelsea
Apply Before: 20th April 2018

We are looking for a full-time experienced and sales focussed Senior Sales Consultant who is self motivated and used to working to sales targets to join our team at our stunning flagship fabric showroom in Chelsea.

The ideal applicant will have 3-4 years of sales experience with made to measure curtains and blinds coupled with an extensive knowledge and interest in soft furnishings and wallpaper plus lifestyle products. Interior design experience would certainly be advantageous.

You will be expected to promote sales, advise customers on interior design and maintain the high standards required by the company whilst demonstrating competent brand awareness. A keen interest in contemporary design and furniture is a definite bonus along with a positive and confident manner which is customer focussed at all times.

This is a full-time position which comprises 40 hours per week over 5 days.


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: 31st May 2018

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.

Assistant Manager - Contract Office Administration

Location: London W10
Apply Before: 5th July 2018

We are looking for an Assistant Manager in our Contracts department, based at our West London Head Office.
This role involves the management of all contract enquiries from beginning to closure. Furthermore you would be responsible for preparing, analysing, negotiating and revising contracts that involve the purchase and sale of goods, involving a very high standard of customer service and understanding of procurement.
Key tasks include:
The management of all contract orders from beginning to end.
Handling acquisition and distribution.
Maintaining an audit file for each contract
Ensuring selling price achieves company margins and supplier costs are the most competitive
Coordination with Product Development, Purchasing, Warehouse, Customer Services, Suppliers and Shippers to ensure maximum service in achieving completion of contract deadlines.
Extensive product knowledge.
The ideal candidate for this role will have customer service experience coupled ideally with specific contract management experience. Excellent interpersonal skills are essential, along with the ability to demonstrate initiative and a proactive approach.


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.

Customer Service Coordinators

Location: Head Office, London W10
Apply Before: 27th April 2018

We are looking for bright, intelligent and flexible people to join our Customer Service teams to deal with both our UK Customers as well as our distributors and agents globally.

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.

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.

For the customer service roles supporting our export markets, we require fluency in European languages such as: Swedish, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian etc.

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.

Weekend Retail Sales Consultants - Fabric Showroom

Location: Kings Road, Chelsea
Apply Before: 18th May 2018

We are looking for two part-time dynamic, sales driven Retail Sales Consultants to work every Saturday and Sunday (15 hours per week) at our flagship Chelsea fabric showroom, which is undergoing an exciting expansion due to be completed Spring 2018.

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.

Immediate start preferable

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.

kaufmännische Mitarbeiter / Showroom (m/w)

Location: Munich, Germany
Apply Before: 10th May 2018

Wir sind ein englischer international tätiger Textilverlag für exklusive Wohntextilien und -accessoires und suchen für unsere Niederlassung in München zum nächstmöglichen Termin

In dieser Position beraten Sie unsere Kunden in unserem Showroom mit allen damit verbundenen administrativen Aufgaben und unterstützen
unser Team im Showroom sowie im Innendienst .
Wir suchen nach kompetenten Mitarbeitern mit guten Englisch- und MS-Officekenntnissen. Branchenkenntnisse im Bereich Textil / Inneneinrichtung sind für diese Position erwünscht.
Bitte senden Sie bei Interesse Ihre ausführlichen Bewerbungsunterlagen an:
Designers Guild Einrichtungs GmbH, Neelam Kaur, Ottostrasse 5, 80333 München

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 and Marketing Coordinator

Location: London, W10
Apply Before: 27th April 2018

We require an efficient, highly organised and self-motivated Sales and Marketing Coordinator to assist in the running of our global Sales and Marketing Department and support of our UK and Export Sales Managers.

This is the ideal opportunity to join a dynamic and challenging environment.

In addition to being able to demonstrate excellent attention to detail and enjoy taking responsibility, the applicant must have proven administrative and organisational skills/secretarial experience and be able to work in a high pressured environment. Exceptional time management, computer literacy and communication skills are essential, as is the ability to work closely in a team and to work on your own initiative to tight deadlines. Fluency in European Languages would be advantageous.

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.

Buying Office Manager

Location: Kings Road, London SW3
Apply Before: 27th April 2018

We are looking for a dynamic candidate to join our retail team based in our office on the Kings Road in Chelsea.

As well as managing our Retail Purchasing Team, the successful candidate will be responsible for sales and margin analysis, stock levels, supplier term negotiations, overhead budgets and full yearly sales budgets. They will work very closely with our finance, warehouse, purchasing and ecommerce teams, as well as liaising on a daily basis with our Retail Sales Managers and Display team.

Specific duties will include:

• Monthly sales and margin analysis and reporting
• Monthly stock meetings and responsibility for all retail stock movements
• Twice-yearly full retail stock take planning and implementation alongside Finance Manager, and implementation of quarterly mini stock takes
• Negotiating discounts and trading terms with suppliers, both new and existing
• Yearly budgeting of all retail overheads with monthly follow-up reporting
• Annual budgeting of full yearly sales across entire retail division with monthly follow-up reporting
• Representing retail division at monthly operations meeting and reporting back to Senior Manager and fellow Retail Managers
• Managing Retail Purchasing Team – keeping track of all orders coming in to ensure timely delivery and pushing/pulling order schedule as necessary in order to maintain optimum stock levels
• Co-ordinate support for all retail events – workshops, talks and twice-yearly season launches
• Manage the submission of all relevant payroll matters to head office Payroll Team / HR
• Seasonal briefing of the retail product pages on our Ecommerce site and ensuring that they are maintained throughout the season
• Forecasting all wholesale product sales seasonally alongside Ecommerce and Purchasing teams with monthly follow-up meetings
• Reserving retail quantities of all new season stock prior to launch and ensuring it arrives in-store according to Display schedule

Candidates must be team players and comfortable working in a fast-paced, varied 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.

Weekend Retail Sales Consultant - Flagship Homestore

Location: Kings Road, London
Apply Before: 11th May 2018

We are looking for a part-time (Saturday and Sunday, 14 hours per week), dynamic, sales driven Retail Sales Consultant.

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, 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.

Interiors Sales Consultant - Flagship Homestore

Location: Kings Road, Chelsea
Apply Before: 13th April 2018

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 store in Chelsea to be part of the exciting expansion in Spring 2018!

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.

Showroom Sales Consultants - Kings Road

Location: Kings Road, Chelsea SW3
Apply Before: 30th April 2018

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 fabric showroom 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  [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: 22nd June 2018

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 June 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: 30th April 2018

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.

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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