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Current Vacancies

Weekend Retail Sales Consultant - Flagship Homestore

Location: Kings Road, London
Apply Before: 31st July 2017

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.

Work Experience - Head Office

Location: King's Road
Apply Before: 17th August 2017

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 late August 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 September 2017

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 mid-August 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.

Export Sales Manager

Location: London, W10
Apply Before: 31st August 2017

A fantastic opportunity (for one or possibly two people) has arisen to work within our successful export team as Export Sales Manager. This position will have responsibility for growing the existing export business and developing new markets. Based in London the successful applicant will travel extensively - mainly to Central Europe and Russia, Asia and the Middle East with existing and prospective accounts.

The role will involve working with retailers, interior designers, furniture producers and contract designers to increase sales volumes across all product ranges and brands whilst also building new relationships and developing new opportunities.

The ideal candidate will:
• be a results orientated, self-starter with a proven track record of export sales who enjoys travel.
• have experience in home/interior products, accessories or the luxury market
• be able to demonstrate a strong record of success and achievement in building an account base and growing sales
• be adept at handling key accounts and managing relationships with buyers and merchandisers
• possess strong negotiation and presentational skills
• Be highly organised with exceptional time management and business development skills
• Fluency in any European languages and Russian would be advantageous.

If you are extremely driven and keen to develop a career in an exciting, autonomous environment, 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.

Sales Agent - Texas

Location: Texas, USA
Apply Before: 31st August 2017

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, and knowledge of selling fabric and wallcoverings a plus. 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 - Marylebone High Street

Location: Marylebone High Street, W1
Apply Before: 31st August 2017

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.

Retail Sales Consultant - Flagship Homestore

Location: Kings Road, Chelsea
Apply Before: 4th August 2017

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.

Customer Service Coordinator

Location: Head Office, London W10
Apply Before: 28th July 2017

We require a bright, intelligent and flexible person to join our Customer Service team to deal with 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.

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.

Administrative Assistant - Retail Buying Team

Location: Kins Road, Chelsea SW3
Apply Before: 4th August 2017

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Retail Buying and Administration team. Based at the Kings Road flagship store, our Retail team handles the buying for both our Kings Road flagship and our store in Marylebone High Street, as well as bespoke customer orders.

We are looking for a dynamic Administrative Assistant to join the team. The successful candidate will help with stock control for the stores, as well as reports, signage and general administration. They will be responsible for monitoring stock levels and coordinating our retail and online business.

Ideal candidates will have previous administrative experience (experience in a retail environment would be a plus). Candidates must be team players and comfortable working in a 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  [email protected]

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

No agencies, please.

Sales and Marketing Coordinator

Location: London, W10
Apply Before: 31st August 2017

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.

Part-Time Retail Sales Consultant - Maternity Cover

Location: Marylebone High Street, London W1
Apply Before: 1st September 2017

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 24 per week, which comprises three full days.

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 is a maternity cover role and is expected to last for a minimum of 6 months.

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 Coordinator - French Speaking

Location: London, W10
Apply Before: 17th August 2017

We require a bright, intelligent and flexible person to join our French Customer Service team to deal with our French agents and trade customers.

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 as well as fluency in French. 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.

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.

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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