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Client Advert - Business Development Role - North Wales - negotiable (V02903)
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Client Advert

As one of the most recognised luxury bespoke furniture brands in the world, our client creates furniture for ground breaking yacht and residential projects using innovative design and award winning craftsmanship.

They are currently looking for an experienced person in a business development role to help drive new growth and win exciting new projects in Europe, America and the Middle and Far East.

Responsibilities

Working with our client’s existing sales and senior management team, you will be responsible for developing business through new contacts. Responsibilities and duties will include:

  • hitting challenging sales targets
  • identifying potential clients, and the decision-makers within the client organisations in areas previously untapped
  • building meaningful and lasting client relationships based upon an understanding of their needs for bespoke furniture and the ability to anticipate and meet those needs
  • help to develop a sales strategy with the sales team across the global network for future growth
  • represent the company at international events
  • work with the marketing department to develop stimulating sales materials
  • managing the supply chain and pre-order processes of samples to ensure samples are delivered to clients on time
  • monitor sales performance and report regularly at a senior level
  • an ability to travel at short notice and work evenings and weekends when necessary to meet the needs of their clients

Required experience and qualifications

The ideal candidate will have international business development experience with a background in bespoke furniture design/making or luxury interior products in an international role. Knowledge of design, wood and associated materials would be an advantage together with competence in InDesign, Photoshop and Excel.

You will have excellent communication, presentation and networking skills as this role requires someone with the ability to develop relationships across multiple cultural environments. You will understand and have worked/circulated in the world of their key clients who sit at the very top of the luxury market.

Location:
North Wales
Sector:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.
Client Advert - Commercial Interior Designer & Project Manager - Nottingham - negotiable (V02902)
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Client Advert

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a growing design studio and support one of our major blue chip clients working on some high profile projects for one of the UK’s leading brands.

The ideal candidate will be qualified, self-motivated, proactive and ambitious with a proven track record in the commercial interior design arena. You will have previous experience of residential / office / healthcare / hospitality / leisure design and will be proficient in using AutoCAD and 3D rendering packages as well as the MS Office suite.

The right candidate should be commercially astute with extensive product and supply knowledge. You must also have experience in leading and managing multiple middle-sized to large design projects simultaneously from writing the proposal to pitching for projects and producing design concepts, space plans, budget proposals and product specifications through to project installation and completion.

This role is primarily office based at our headquarters but travel to / from clients throughout the UK is essential so access to a vehicle on a regular basis for business use is imperative.

Location:
Nottingham
Sector:
Commercial Interiors
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
Bonus
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Anetta Kotynska / Consultant
Anetta is our multilingual consultant who studied in Poland and Germany and joined us at the beginning of 2013. She graduated in Cultural Studies and has brought with her considerable experience from European Vision, a recruitment company in London. Anetta enjoys running and has competed in half marathons.
Client Advert - Furniture Designer / Buyer - Warwickshire - negotiable (V02898)
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Client Advert

Our client is one if the UK's leading furniture import companies, specialising in high quality furniture for the middle market supplying containers of furniture direct from China to a variety of UK retailers. 

A new role has arisen for a Furniture Designer / Buyer reporting to the Owner MD and key responsibilities will include:

  • Understanding market and retailer trends and creating new designs that reflect the needs of the retailer and consumer.
  • Modifying existing ranges / value engineering products to ensure a competitive edge in the market.

The position is based in the Rugby Office however the successful candidate must be prepared to travel to Europe and the Far East on a regular basis.

Experience of furniture design covering wood, metal and fabric is essential as is understanding and interpreting the needs of the consumer and retailer and putting those into practical and commercial furniture solutions. Working closely with factories (currently in China) the individual must have a clear understanding of bills of materials to include labour and parts.

The designer will naturally be up to date with trends, designs and styles of the furniture market. Experience of Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk vault or a comparable 3D modelling software as well as Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint and Word will also be required. The person should be comfortable and able to communicate and present ideas and proposals internally and externally to independent and major retailers.

Location:
Warwickshire
Sector:
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
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Anetta Kotynska / Consultant
Anetta is our multilingual consultant who studied in Poland and Germany and joined us at the beginning of 2013. She graduated in Cultural Studies and has brought with her considerable experience from European Vision, a recruitment company in London. Anetta enjoys running and has competed in half marathons.
FF&E Designer - Education - West Yorkshire - up to £28,000 (V02893)
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Our client is a "one stop shop" for all the furniture, fittings & equipment requirements for student accommodation and educational projects. They are a project engineering based company that have evolved from a furniture consultancy, design and life cycle background. Based in West Yorkshire they are seeking an FF&E Designer to design and plan the layouts, specify and procure all FF&E elements. There might also be some design involved for fitted and loose furniture.

With 2+ years’ experience of space planning using AutoCAD, Solidworks for the creation of 3D models and furniture design, would be useful but not essential. Organised and able to handle suppliers and arrange orders, experience of working in a similar environment or with contractors would be a bonus.

Please contact Anetta on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

Location:
West Yorkshire
Sector:
Educational FF&E Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£18,000 - £28,000 per annum
Benefits:
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Anetta Kotynska / Consultant
Anetta is our multilingual consultant who studied in Poland and Germany and joined us at the beginning of 2013. She graduated in Cultural Studies and has brought with her considerable experience from European Vision, a recruitment company in London. Anetta enjoys running and has competed in half marathons.
CAD Technician - London - up to £25,000 (V02886)
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This award winning kitchen design and manufacturing company has a showroom in West London and a workshop and another showroom in South West London. They are currently seeking an experienced CAD technician who can produce 2D and 3D layout and visuals. This role plays a vital part in their company working with their kitchen designers to gain the client’s order. This role will be based at the Showroom in SW London.

You will need at least 2 years’ UK experience working as a CAD technician on joinery / cabinetry / fitted kitchens and have excellent communication- verbal and written. Able to work as part of a team and on your own you will need to be fluent in AutoCAD with knowledge of VirtualWorlds a bonus.

Please contact Pippa on 01920 486125 for further details, apply below or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

Location:
London
Sector:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£18,000 - £25,000 per annum
Benefits:
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.
Sales Professional - Interiors - The Midlands - up to £40,000 (V02885)
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This well established and growing interior design and flooring business have an experienced team of highly creative design professionals dedicated to creating impactful designs. They have invested in a soft furnishing production facility and can design and print bespoke wallpaper and produce high quality custom wall art thanks to their in house artists. They also design and commission bespoke furniture for their clients. They are currently searching for an ambitious sales professional with experience in the residential development market ideally with an established network of contacts with developers.

With great communication skills and the ability to liaise with people at all levels you should have the ability to form a sales strategy to attract new customers and carry out cold calling. The role would involve travelling to clients and a driving licence is therefore essential.

Please contact Pippa on 01920 486125 for further details, apply below or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

Location:
The Midlands
Sector:
Interior Flooring
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Benefits:
Commission
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.
CAD Technician - London - up to £25,000 (V02884)
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This award winning kitchen design and manufacturing company has a showroom in West London and a workshop and another showroom in South West London. They are currently seeking an experienced CAD technician who can produce detailed workshop drawings. This role plays a vital part in their company working with both their kitchen designers and their cabinet makers. Although this role will be based at the workshop, you should be happy to travel to the showrooms from time to time so will need a driving licence. The main duties are to convert completed kitchen designs into detailed workshop drawings, providing panel by panel information for ordering and manufacturing purposes, prepare Samples for the Designers client approval meeting and look for new opportunities to improve processes.

You should have at least 2 years’ UK experience working as a CAD technician in a joinery workshop, be fluent in English and able to work as part of a team and on your own. An ability to see any problems and advise of suitable changes/options will be invaluable.

Please contact Pippa on 01920 486125 for further details, apply below or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

Location:
London
Sector:
Luxury Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£22,000 - £25,000 per annum
Benefits:
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.
CAD Technician - West Sussex - up to £27,000 (V02879)
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This leading contract furniture manufacturer delivers bespoke solutions to architects, developers, specifiers and interior designers. Their solutions for bedrooms and bathrooms are all backed by a highly experienced design and installation team and their Italian inspired designs and state-of-the art manufacturing facilities have earned the company an enviable reputation for quality and exclusivity. They are currently seeking an experienced CAD Technician to help with the increased work load.

All candidates should be able to produce accurate technical drawings for the production of bespoke furniture, be self-motivated, organised and a clear thinker. You will need at least 5 years’ relevant experience and be fluent in AutoCAD. An understanding of furniture construction would be an advantage as would knowledge of 3D programs, but not essential.

Please contact Anetta on 01920 486125 for further details, apply below or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com

Location:
West Sussex
Sector:
Furniture Manufacture
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£22,000 - £27,000 per annum
Benefits:
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Anetta Kotynska / Consultant
Anetta is our multilingual consultant who studied in Poland and Germany and joined us at the beginning of 2013. She graduated in Cultural Studies and has brought with her considerable experience from European Vision, a recruitment company in London. Anetta enjoys running and has competed in half marathons.
Technical Design Manager - Essex - up to £50,000 (V02876)
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This company has great expertise in delivering a total solution for the retail sector from design, manufacturing and supply chain services to fit-out, installation and store opening. They work in partnership with many of the biggest retailers in the UK and Ireland, taking a creative, problem-solving approach to delivering tailored programmes to achieve their objectives. They are now seeking a Technical Design Manager to manage a team of technical engineers. Alongside the man-management aspects the role will include managing resources and scheduling, ensuring innovate, accurate designs are produced, provide progress updates, forward planning reports and travel to Europe and ASIA for supplier and client facing.

With an engineering / product design degree you should have strong experience (minimum of 7 years) in the design of fixturing display equipment or similar products using value engineering in metal, wood, plastics and print. You will need to demonstrate the ability to lead and motivate a team of design engineers, with clear communication skills and be an organised, process driven Individual who can anticipate potential issues and recommend appropriate corrective action.

Please contact Pippa on 01920 486125 for further details, apply below or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

Location:
Essex
Sector:
Retail POS Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Benefits:
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.
Showhome Designer - London - up to £30,000 (V02871)
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Our client specialises in the design of investment properties, showhomes and private residential projects. They have a comprehensive range of interior design services and can create and manage any project from designing or supplying a single item of furniture to undertaking a complete refurbishment. One of their designers is going on maternity leave at the end of February so they are looking for a designer experienced in showhomes and private clients for a years’ contract.

Applicants will need at least 3 years design experience to include both showhomes and private residential, have excellent communication and client facing skills and be extremely organised. IT literate, you should be competent in Powerpoint and CAD.

Please contact Anetta on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com

Location:
London
Sector:
Showhome Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Benefits:
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Anetta Kotynska / Consultant
Anetta is our multilingual consultant who studied in Poland and Germany and joined us at the beginning of 2013. She graduated in Cultural Studies and has brought with her considerable experience from European Vision, a recruitment company in London. Anetta enjoys running and has competed in half marathons.
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