Careers

Jennifer Manners Design – Office / Showroom Support

Jennifer Manners Design is looking for an energetic, detail-oriented and friendly person to join our fast-growing team in our Design Centre Chelsea Harbour showroom.

The entry-level role is varied with no two days being the same. We work with the most high-end interiors specialists in the UK, US and globally providing made-to-order rugs for their projects. Keeping these clients updated on orders and samples and coordinating with suppliers is key to the role.

Jennifer Manners is a multi award-winning rug design studio that prides itself on innovation and next-level service. This position is suitable to someone able to juggle multiple tasks and comes with a positive, energetic approach to work.

You will be based at Chelsea Harbour – Monday to Thursday 9:30 am – 5:30 pm but may be required to work later and the odd weekend when we are participating in shows, etc.

Please send your CV and covering letter to: [email protected]

www.jennifermanners.co.uk

George Spencer Designs – Showroom Sales & Admin (Maternity Cover)

George Spencer Designs are a prestigious independent fabric, wallpaper and trimming supply company looking for a member of staff to join our small, friendly team as Maternity cover (Minimum 16 months). This is both an admin role and customer-facing. Previous customer service experience is essential.

Main tasks

• Meeting and assisting trade and retail clients in the showroom, with a high level of service

• Answering the phones and emails

• Processing sales orders and purchase orders in a timely manor

• Liaising with customers, suppliers, and warehouse in a friendly and efficient manor

The ideal candidate should have interests in textiles and interior design. Please send a cover letter and your CV to [email protected]

Interiors Of Chiswick – Showroom Assistant / Administrator

Interiors of Chiswick is a long-established interior design studio and showroom on the Chiswick High Road is looking to fill the position of “Showroom Assistant”. The candidate we are seeking is required to be well organised, creative minded, be positive and be focused on the detail. The position is to support our in-house design team as well as the general day to day running of our showroom. Proficiency in using MS office and be willing to learn ordering systems and work independently or as part of a team.

If you are passionate about customer service, want to be grow and be part of a family environment
Interiors of Chiswick may be for you.
Key Responsibilities
– General day to day running of the showroom.
– Typing quotations and invoices.
– Supporting the in-house design team.
– Assisting during periods of high workload, sickness and holidays.
– To process purchase orders in a timely and professional manner with particular attention to detail.
– Liaise clearly with suppliers and tracking of orders, through to completion for client delivery.
– Be dedicated to customer service and prompt follow up.
– Be a team player.
– Customer service and aftercare.

To be considered for this opportunity, please email a cover letter and CV to; [email protected]

Phillip Jeffries – Customer Service Representative

Phillip Jeffries is looking for a Customer Service Representative to join our London team! Our Customer Service team aims to “WOW” our customers! We are searching for a customer-centric team player that is committed to providing the world’s best service. In this role, the qualified candidate will lend specialized support within the Customer Service Department and provide exceptional service to the luxury interior design community. The Ideal candidate must be self-motivated, team oriented and fluent in Italian. This role will report to our International Operations Manager and located in our London office.

Must have:
• Upbeat, energetic, can-do attitude
• Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written
• Exceptional phone manner
• Excellent time management and follow up skills
• Able to multitask and prioritize
• Strong analytical skills
• Able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
• Proactive approach to problem solving
• Excellent organizational skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Strong computer skills including data management, Teams, Zoom, Word and Excel
• 1-2 years’ experience in customer service, sales support and/or retail
• Recent college graduates and retail backgrounds welcome
• Keen interest and appreciation for luxury products and interior design
• Language skills a bonus in any of these languages: Italian, Spanish, German or French

For immediate consideration, please e-mail your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to [email protected] or apply directly on our website at https://phillipj.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=368

 

Kirkby Design – 3-Month Paid Design Internship

Design Placement

Full time, 3-month placement, based in Chelsea Wharf, London

Salary: dependent on experience

Are you a Textile Design Graduate or someone with interior textile design experience with a passion for contemporary design, looking for an opportunity to work for a market leading interior textile brand?

An exciting opportunity for a 3-month paid internship with the design house Kirkby Design is currently open. As Kirkby Design continues to grow into an influential brand by pushing the boundaries of contemporary textile design, we are seeking a passionate and organised graduate or person with relevant industry experience to join the studio on a full-time 3-month fixed-term contract. This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic and busy design studio working alongside a team of designers on a variety of tasks.

Family run since 1902,The Romo Group specialises in the supply of furnishing fabrics and wallcoverings to both the domestic and contract markets. Kirkby Design is a young and dynamic brand with its own in-house studio developing a mixture of unique, versatile, distinctive, and playful textiles. For more details on the brand please visit: www.kirkbydesign.com 

The successful applicant will work alongside the Brand Director and wider design team; the main responsibility will be assisting the design team in ensuring the smooth operation of the studio. There will also be opportunities to assist in creative processes where possible including design work, photo shoots and event/exhibition planning and visiting.

To be successful in this role, Kirkby Design are seeking proactive candidates who are highly creative and educated to a degree level with a 1st in Textile Design and/or relevant industry experience in textile design. Candidates will also need to demonstrate the ability to work well as part of a team, have flexibility with their work approach and demonstrate strong organisational and communication skills.

If you believe you have the relevant skills and experience, please submit an up-to-date CV and covering letter demonstrating your experience and interest in this role. In addition to support your application, please submit portfolios and recent examples of your work.  Please send this information to [email protected] by 8th August 2021.

The Design Archives – Showroom Administrator

The Design Archives is a fabric company based in World’s End Studios, SW10. We are recruiting for a Showroom Administrator to work 3 days a week; hours 09.00 – 17.00.

The role involves assisting both the Managing Director and the Sales Office Administrator with daily varied admin tasks in the showroom plus a number of social media/marketing responsibilities. The ideal candidate will have a proactive, flexible attitude and be eager to turn their hand to whatever is required. We are looking for someone who is interested in interiors and keen to work in the textiles industry, with a view to progressing with the company as it expands.

Salary commensurate with experience. Please email your CV to [email protected]

 

GP&J Baker – Showroom Sales

GP&J Baker is a fabric design and wholesale company based in the United Kingdom, founded in 1884.  The company designs and sells luxury fabric, wallpaper and accessories from its brands; GP&J Baker, Baker Lifestyle, Threads as well as Kravet, Lee Jofa and Brunschwig & Fils.  In addition, the company also produces luxury fabrics, wallpapers and accessories under licence for Mulberry Home.

GP&J Baker has been the proud holder of Her Majesty the Queen’s Royal Warrant since 1982 in recognition of the supply of GP&J Baker fabrics and wallcoverings to the Royal household.

We are excited to be expanding our showroom sales team in Chelsea Harbour and if you are creative and flexible with a flair for interior design and textiles we would love to hear from you.

The role includes welcoming customers and dealing with enquiries. Holding product presentations both in the showroom and at our customers’ studios and offices to promote our company’s collections and drive sales. Developing decorative schemes with our customers using the company’s vast library of product to ensure the company’s One Resource reputation by sourcing product to clients specification and alternatives where required.

You must be presentable, confident and enthusiastic and will have strong communication skills, both face to face and over the phone, as well as presentation and IT skills. You must have proven sales ability in previous roles with a strong design aesthetic and knowledge of textile and wallpaper applications.

If you are interested in either of these positions please forward your CV, indicating which position you are applying for, to: HR Manager, GP & J Baker Ltd, 6 Stinsford Road, Poole, Dorset, BH17 0SW  or via [email protected]

GP&J Baker – Showroom Administration

GP&J Baker is a fabric design and wholesale company based in the United Kingdom, founded in 1884.  The company designs and sells luxury fabric, wallpaper and accessories from its brands; GP&J Baker, Baker Lifestyle, Threads as well as Kravet, Lee Jofa and Brunschwig & Fils.  In addition, the company also produces luxury fabrics, wallpapers and accessories under licence for Mulberry Home. GP&J Baker has been the proud holder of Her Majesty the Queen’s Royal Warrant since 1982 in recognition of the supply of GP&J Baker fabrics and wallcoverings to the Royal household.

We are excited to be expanding our showroom sales team in Chelsea Harbour and if you are creative and flexible with a flair for interior design and textiles we would love to hear from you.

The role supports the Showroom Manager and London Sales Manager, providing administrative support such as diary management, creating and maintaining databases, answering email and the phone, handling general enquiries and ad-hoc administration tasks.

You must be presentable, confident and enthusiastic with strong organisational skills.  Excellent IT skills are essential with knowledge of/ability to quickly learn the Google G-Suite applications.  You will enjoy dealing with people and have a keen interest in and knowledge of Interior Design and textiles.  Some relevant experience in a similar role would be advantageous.

Both roles are Monday to Friday 9.30 am to 5.30 pm with a requirement to work occasional additional hours or days to suit the needs of the business; for example during trade shows.

Competitive salary and benefits dependant on skills and experience.

If you are interested in either of these positions please forward your CV, indicating which position you are applying for, to: HR Manager, GP & J Baker Ltd, 6 Stinsford Road, Poole, Dorset, BH17 0SW  or via [email protected]

Ateliers London – Trade Sales Support

Ateliers London is a leading British designer and manufacturer, specialising in luxury upholstery and bespoke furniture for leading interior design professionals and luxury projects worldwide.

Based in West London, we proudly lead the way in bespoke luxury high end furniture from our extensive Production facilities and Trade showrooms which are home to a team of skilled craftspeople and the very best in in the industry, working closely with B2B trade clients.

The Role

Confident, calm and organised, you will provide support to the sales team, communicating with Trade clients, coordinating order management with the production and workshop teams, whilst providing exceptional customer service at all times.

With a strong work ethic and ideally a background or knowledge in luxury Furniture, fabrics or interiors, you will have impeccable attention to detail, with the ability to work under pressure in this exciting role.

To apply, please provide a cover letter with your current CV and why you think you are perfect for this role to: c[email protected]

Mark Berryman Design – Studio Coordinator

An exciting and varied career opportunity has become available at Mark Berryman Design. We are searching for an exceptional, highly organised individual to take on the integral role as Studio coordinator. This is a varied position where you will be coordinating the day to day running of a busy design studio, involved in both the administration and design aspects of the business. You will oversee the design team, manage workflow, as well as having a key role in FF&E specification. You will be based in our Lymington studio in the heart of the New Forest. In return, we offer a competitive salary based on the individuals’ experience, and 28 days holiday.

The Role:

  • Manage the office facilities, IT and supplies
  • Book UK and overseas travel/accommodation for Designers
  • Collate and file travel expenses, liaising with our office accountant
  • Conduct internal meetings, manage diaries, and book appointments
  • Manage marketing opportunities and company social media effectively
  • Manage project workflow by maintaining existing filing systems and ensuring deadlines are met
  • Occasional travel may be required (taking minutes and supporting the Design Team in meetings)
  • Source and specify FF&E for projects, working closely with the Design Team as well as managing the procurement stage
  • Liaise with shipyards, clients, and suppliers in a polite and efficient manner
  • You will be the main point of contact for the studio both externally and for all staff members
  • Ensure the office is always running smoothly and maintained to a high standard

Please submit your CV and cover letter to Charlotte at: [email protected]

Soane Britain – US Sales Support & Logistics Assistant

Soane Britain, led by Founder Lulu Lytle, designs and makes exceptionally well-made furniture, upholstery, lighting, fabrics, wallpapers and interior necessities that consistently reward the investment, adding joyful atmosphere to any interior. Every Soane Britain design is made in Britain in small workshops that excel in traditional crafts, such as iron forging, rattan weaving, chair making, precision engineering and saddlery.

Soane Britain’s client list includes international interior designers, decorators and architects with Soane Britain’s designs found in many important private houses, chalets and yachts around the world as well as hotels, restaurants, members clubs, boardrooms and retail spaces. For more information, please visit www.soane.com or join our social media platforms on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.

Purpose of the Position:

This is an exciting role within the Sales Support department that has been created to support Soane’s growth in the United States. This junior position is perfect for someone with 0-2 years of experience.  The primary role is to provide administrative support to the US based Account Managers in three office locations (New York, Atlanta and San Francisco).  Due to the high quality of our workmanship and complexities with international shipping, we are looking for a support assistant to manage and process US orders, logistics requests, as well as working with shippers to deliver orders to clients on time.

Using your knowledge of Soane’s products and customer service skills, you will act as a liaison between clients, sales and manufacturing, as well as building relationships with our trusted shippers. The challenge will be to build these multi layered relationships working in a fast-paced environment.

As a member of the Sales Support team, you will be key to ensuring the Soane client is kept at the forefront of all decisions. The role will require you to be detail orientated, highly organised and able to multi-task.

To apply, please forward your CV and cover letter  to [email protected].

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Samuel and Sons – London Area Manager (Maternity Cover)

Samuel and Sons is seeking a full-time area sales manager to be part of an established sales team and promote the Samuel and Sons brand across the residential interior design industry within the London area. Driving sales forward is the primary objective of the Area Manager. This requires a comprehensive understanding of the industry, our clients and the product coupled with an ability to make presentations to clients. This role requires exceptional organizational and sales skills ensuring a full diary of appointments is achieved each week targeting both current and new clients. Strengthening and developing strong client relationships through social, professional and sales skills as well as providing excellent service are fundamental to this role.

Previous experience and knowledge of sales and customer service inside an interior design, textiles or luxury industry is essential. The right candidate will have impeccable attention to detail and be organised with the ability to work under pressure independently and as part of a team in this dynamic role.

To apply for the vacancy please contact Emily Peacock via email ([email protected]) with CV’s and Cover Letter.

Bazaar Velvet – Showroom Sales Executive

Bazaar Velvet is a prestigious leading independent rug producer, creating premium quality rugs for the design trade and end users. We pride ourselves in offering an outstanding quality product and service to match and are looking for a new team member that is confident and has good communication and people skills and has a can-do attitude. Previous experience within the luxury interiors market or a interest in interiors and design would be beneficial.

You will be required to provide exceptional customer service to our customers presenting our collections and guiding them through the different qualities and styles, you will also provide bespoke solutions on design and colour.

Being strong has a benefit as there is a physical side to the role. You will be required sometimes to move heavy rugs and bring in deliveries etc. therefore occasionally some lifting is involved. You are also expected to play a part in all aspects of running the business.

If you feel you have the right criteria and would like to join a small friendly company and wish to be on a journey to grow with us, then please apply below.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to: [email protected]

Colefax and Fowler – PR & Social Media

Colefax and Fowler Limited are a leading designer and distributor of luxury furnishing fabrics, wallpapers and furniture. Sales are made under the brand names Colefax and Fowler, a heritage brand with a history central to British interior design, the quintessentially French fabric label Manuel Canovas, London based Jane Churchill and the chic, contemporary Larsen brand. Kingcome Sofas have been producing handmade upholstery pieces of the highest standard from their Devon workshop for generations.

The Role:

We are looking for a talented PR and Social Media professional to plan and execute effective editorial campaigns whilst developing and maintaining a strong online presence for the five individual brands within the Colefax and Fowler business.

  • A spokesperson and brand ambassador for Colefax and Fowler
  • Planning and executing editorial calendar for each individual brand
  • Writing and communicating press releases
  • Monitoring international press coverage
  • Research audience preferences and discover current trends
  • Create posts to sustain readers’ curiosity and create buzz around our brands and products
  • Stay up-to-date with changes in all social platforms ensuring maximum effectiveness
  • Facilitate online conversations with customers, influencers and respond to enquiries
  • Be able to multitask the management of separate social media profiles all with unique branding and tone of voice.

Please apply in writing to [email protected] outlining your experience together with your salary expectations.

Colefax and Fowler – In-House Stylist

Colefax and Fowler Limited are a leading designer and distributor of luxury furnishing fabrics, wallpapers and furniture. Sales are made under the brand names Colefax and Fowler, a heritage brand with a history central to British interior design, the quintessentially French fabric label Manuel Canovas, London based Jane Churchill and the chic, contemporary Larsen brand. Kingcome Sofas have been producing handmade upholstery pieces of the highest standard from their Devon workshop for generations.

The Role:

  • Build industry leading creative concepts for all visual content across the group
  • Understand the Colefax and Fowler client and produce appropriate visual content
  • Commission external teams and co-ordinate photoshoot production
  • Ensure photoshoots are delivered on-time and within budget
  • Collaborate with design studios to successfully communicate new products
  • Ensure all visual content meets company needs for print and digital
  • Support the marketing team in generating other marketing collateral

Please apply in writing to [email protected] outlining your experience together with your salary expectations.

Bella Figura Lighting – Showroom Manager

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years sales experience within the interior design sector specifically with experience in the lighting, furniture, or luxury kitchen industry. A large part of the business involves custom or bespoke work so knowledge in this area is essential. Most importantly must have a positive, enthusiastic can-do attitude as you will be client facing and the brand ambassador. Proficient in using MS Office with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

If you’re passionate about excellent customer service and looking for a rapidly growing company that has the feel of a start-up and the foundation of an established business, Bella Figura may be for you! Please do not apply if you have aspirations to move into a interior design role.

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter and salary expectations to: [email protected]

Watts of Westminster – Showroom Sales and Marketing Assistant

Watts of Westminster is a British design house & creator of Textiles, Wallcoverings, Tableaux Sceniques & Passementerie with over a century of design consultancy expertise. Watts work with some of the interior industry’s leading designers, architects, and property developers along with prominent historic houses. Additionally, we collaborate across many film and television productions.

About the role:
You will be expected to greet and assist clients in the Chelsea Harbour showroom, promote sales, advise customers on interior decoration, and maintain the high standards required by the company. Eventually you will build up a client portfolio by managing your own clients and generating new sales leads. This will result in taking control of a market sector agreed upon with the directors. In addition, the role will also involve marketing responsibilities including creating content and managing all social media accounts, planning and executing email campaigns and supporting in promotional publicity for new collection releases. Therefore, the ideal candidate will be able to prioritise and work well under pressure. It is preferred that the applicant has worked with textiles and soft furnishings however, this is not essential.

You will be based at Chelsea Harbour – Monday to Friday 9 – 5 but may be required to work later and the odd weekend when we are participating in shows, etc.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to: [email protected]

Ateliers Studio – Soft Furnishings Sales & Buying Assistant

Ateliers Studio is a British designer and manufacturer of bespoke drapery, specialising in luxury handmade curtains, blinds and soft furnishings individually tailored to client’s specifications. Working with leading interior design professionals and architects, we pride ourselves on an unrivalled high-end bespoke offering and an exceptional skilled service team, providing comprehensive installations throughout Private Residences, Boutique Hotels and Luxury projects worldwide.

The Role

Due to the growth of the business, we are seeking an exceptional, confident and enthusiastic individual to join our friendly and dynamic soft furnishings sales & buying team in West London. Working on an exciting mix of projects, you will be involved in a variety of duties, including procurement, administration as well as managing the process and completion of sales orders and with the production departments.

With a strong work ethic, excellent organisational skills and ideally a background in luxury soft furnishings or fabrics, you will have impeccable attention to detail, with the ability to work under pressure in this exciting role.

To apply, please provide a cover letter with your current CV and why you think you are perfect for this role to: [email protected]