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Current Vacancies

Retail Administrative and Buying Assistant

Location: Kings Road, Chelsea SW3
Apply Before: 27th July 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.

Wallpaper/Printed Textile Designer

Location: Head Offfice, London W10
Apply Before: 1st August 2018

We have an exceptional opportunity for an experienced designer to join our West London based design studio. The ability to produce beautiful hand originated / hand painted artwork is essential for this role – successful applicants will be invited for interview with their portfolios which much demonstrate a flair for original hand painted work.

Proven experience in designing specifically for wallpapers, printed and woven home furnishings will be a distinct advantage.

Please note that purely CAD based designers will not be considered for this position.

Applications without portfolios (print-outs or on CD) will not be considered and due to the high volume of applicants expected, please note that any design work sent cannot be returned.

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: 13th July 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.

Area Sales Manager - Home Counties

Location: Home Counties
Apply Before: 27th July 2018

Designers Guild requires an Area Sales Manager to join our Sales team to cover the home counties.

Experience in selling furnishing fabrics and wallpaper to the retail sector is essential as is a passion for fabric, colour and design . An enthusiasm for meeting and selling to people is an essential ingredient for the right candidate. The ideal applicant will be self-motivated, proactive and able to demonstrate a track record of proven sales successes.

Company car, excellent salary and commission.

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 - Marylebone

Location: Marylebone High Street, London W1
Apply Before: 26th July 2018

We are looking for a part-time dynamic, sales driven Retail Sales Consultant to work every Saturday and Sunday (15 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.

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.

Experienced Senior Interiors Consultant - Kings Road

Location: Showroom - Kings Road, Chelsea
Apply Before: 1st August 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.

Ecommerce Customer Service Coordinator

Location: Head Office, London W10
Apply Before: 12th July 2018

We are looking for an excellent customer service coordinator to interact with our online customers to respond to queries, concerns and requests about products and services whilst offering the highest level of service at all times.

A summary of the key responsibilities of this role is as follows
• Ensure outbound orders are processed accurately and within the agreed service levels
• Liaise with other departments to meet customer demands
• Facilitate customer returns within set time periods
• Anticipate, identify and resolve problems that could delay the release or movement of orders
• Deal directly with customers either by telephone, email or live chat.
• Liaise weekly with the Ecommerce Sales and Marketing team
• Manage returns and issue refunds daily
• Reply to Feefo comments positive and negative
• Process B2B product orders and samples.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate exceptional customer service skills and possess the ability to use their initiative coupled with excellent time management skills and the ability to meet strict deadlines.
Excellent written and spoken English is an essential requirement 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.

Customer Services Team Leader - French Speaking

Location: Head Office, London W10
Apply Before: 13th July 2018

We currently have a fantastic opportunity within our B2B French Customer Service department for a seasoned Team Leader. This is not the typical call centre environment and the ideal candidate will have to be fluent in spoken and written French, provide outstanding customer service and promote this idea throughout the organisation. Ideally, the candidate will have a Key Account Manager background and will be extremely customer focussed and, at the same time, be sales driven. The main challenge is to keep the department running in an efficient and profitable manner while increasing customers’ satisfaction and at the same time creating a positive work environment for the team. The candidate is expected to mentor and develop their team members, nurturing an environment where they can feel empowered, grow and excel in their tasks.

The applicant will have the following skills:
• outstanding communication skills (verbal and written)
• planning, organisation and supervisory skills – ability to lead by example
• clear Customer Service focus
• sales driven
• initiative and flexibility
• hands-on mentality
• creativity in problem-solving and decision-making
• experience in communication with senior managers/directors
• ability to work under pressure without transferring their stress to the team

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: 15th June 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.

Product Development Assistant - Maternity Cover 6-12 Months

Location: Head Office, London W10
Apply Before: 28th June 2018

We have an exciting opportunity for a bright, enthusiastic assistant to join our fast paced Product Development Team for a maternity contract of six months with a view to extending to 12 months if required.

Applicants should ideally have experience in home furnishings product development/administration. This is a demanding role and excellent organisation, numerical and communication skills are essential as well as good attention to detail.

We are looking for applicants with a passion for product, a positive attitude and who can work effectively as part of a dynamic team. 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.

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 - Retail

Location: King's Road, Chelsea SW3
Apply Before: 31st July 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 mid-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 - Head Office

Location: Latimer Place, London W10
Apply Before: 13th July 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 late 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.

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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