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Kitchen Designer - London - up to £30,000 (V03907)

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This well-established Kitchen Showroom specialise in creating bespoke kitchen, bathroom and bedroom interiors. They have been awarded “Best of Houzz” for exceptional Service and Design year on year and have an enviable staff retention record.

They are now looking to recruit a Kitchen Designer with creative flair to help take their business forward. The ideal candidate will be competent using Winner Design software, with experience of designing and ordering Kitchen and Bedroom furniture. They work with several German and UK manufacturers and also offer bespoke-made British furniture.

They work normal business hours from their showroom and you will be expected to work two Saturdays per month and be willing to visit properties to conduct surveys and take dimensions.

This would be a great opportunity for an individual with a proven background in design who is looking to operate in the upper end of the market. 80% of their business is local with a strong referral rate.

Skills and experience for the Kitchen Designer role:

  • Between 2 and 4 years’ experience working as a Kitchen Designer or an interior designer within the residential marketplace.
  • A flair for design, an eye for detail and a creative approach to selling.
  • The ability to generate innovative design ideas with attention to detail.
  • An ongoing interest in design and a desire to keep up with new interior / designer trends.

Salary for the Kitchen Designer will be £25k to £30k plus bonus.

To find out more and apply please send us your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com and we'll get back to you within a few days.

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Benefits:
bonus and pension
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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.

General Manager - London - up to £50,000 (V03903)

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Our client designs and makes bespoke kitchens and every single piece of cabinetry is built to last - they are strong believers in sustainability and want their kitchens to be their clients' ‘forever’ kitchens.

Due to the growth of business and looking ahead, they have created a new role which is a Senior Management position and the linchpin between all parts of the business.

Day-to-day responsibilities for the General Manager / Operations Manager will be:

  • Leads and Opportunities - Management and allocation of leads and opportunities and the sales pipeline in general
  • Project Management - Managing client projects from sale through to final project completion. Making sure the projects are delivered smoothly and to the client’s satisfaction
  • Inventory and Stock Management - Ordering of materials and appliances as well as supplier management
  • Quoting and invoicing (not bookkeeping)
  • Client liaison - Pre and post-sales client communication
  • Business process adherence and improvement - As the company grows, the business processes will need to be scaled accordingly
  • Marketing - Marketing strategy and implementation a bonus

Person and Experience needed for the General Manager / Operation Manager role:

  • People management experience
  • Driven with high standards for quality and attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service ethos and manner and ability to handle high-end clients with high expectations
  • Positive attitude, calm demeanour and not easily flustered
  • Previous experience managing business processes and teams in order to deliver a product or service to customers
  • Experience of the KBB, furniture and/or joinery market a bonus

To find out more and apply please send us your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com and we'll get back to you as promptly as we can. 

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Furniture
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.

Business Manager - Sales & Operations - London - up to £60,000 (V03898)

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Our client is passionate about beautiful bathrooms and offer a carefully curated collection of bathroom furnishings and finishes. They sell products via their website, over the phone or by email. The items sold are a mixture of in-stock items and items that are made-to-order through a trusted network of craftsman and suppliers.

Due to the volume of sales and the growth of the business they are now looking for a senior manager to take over duties from the founder in managing the business processes and people for delivering customer orders; from the initial point of client contact through ordering and to final delivery and after sales care.

It is a full-time role and will require the successful candidate to work from the Head Office with appropriate Covid related protections. There will be some flexibility for home working and the possibility of a 4-day week for the right candidate.

Overall Responsibilities for the Business Manager:

You will be required to manage a team of 3 people which includes hiring, structuring and training more people as the company continues to grow over the next few years. Your priorities will sit equally in sales (providing clear information to customers and staff when dealing with customers) and in operations (all the processes that happen behind the scenes for the smooth ordering and delivery of products to customers). This role is all about managing people and processes and ensuring the business operates smoothly and will best suit someone who gets a lot of enjoyment and satisfaction from setting up and managing IT systems, data and processes.

Skills and Experience Required for the Business Manager:

  • People Management experience
  • Driven with high standards for quality and attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service ethos and manner and ability to handle high-end clients with high expectations
  • Positive attitude, calm demeanour and not easily flustered
  • Previous experience managing business processes and teams in order to deliver a product or service to customers

General Employment Terms:

  • Full-time and permanent, there is some capacity to work from home and/or a 4-day week
  • Salary range £50k to £60k pa
  • Statutory 28 days paid annual leave each year plus when the office is closed between Christmas and New Year
  • Annual bonus in relation to business growth and profitability

If you are interested and would like to find out more please email us with your CV to recruit@careersindesign and we'll get back to as quickly as possible.

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Product Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£50,000 - £60,000 per annum
Benefits:
plus bonus
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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.

Assistant Kitchen Designer - Northamptonshire - up to £26,000 (V03895)

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This family owned and run business offer British, bespoke and beautifully handcrafted kitchens as well as an award-winning, luxury German kitchen brand. They also work with trusted, well-known brands in the bathroom industry and their beautiful showroom has four floors of galleries and displays for both kitchens and bathrooms.

The Senior Designer is currently looking for a kitchen designer to support them in a non-sales role. It would be showroom based Monday to Friday, 9.30am - 5.30pm. No Saturdays required at present, as they work by appointment only.

Based in a lovely location near Peterborough you will be assisting with designing to the brief, producing 3D visuals, pricing and preparing the quotation for checking, setting out mood boards for client meets, handling suppliers and sample ordering. In return additional training will be given and the chance to progress.

Skills required for the Kitchen Design Support role:

  • Good listening skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt to which project needs working on, organised so deadlines still get met
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience designing kitchens using Fusion 2020 CAD
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with pricing kitchens, ideally using EQ
  • SketchUP would be an advantage

They would also be interested in hearing from any experienced Designers who are looking to return to work in a supporting non-sales role. 

To apply and find out more please email us your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com and one of our consultant will get back to you.

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Location:
Northamptonshire
Design Field:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£22,000 - £26,000 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.

Kitchen Sales Designer - Wiltshire - negotiable (V03894b)

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This independent kitchen business has over 25 years' experience of British, German and Italian brands along with bespoke luxury handmade kitchens resulting in a fantastic and varied choice of kitchens for their customers.

Their clients range from private individuals to architects and building companies and their larger showroom in Berkshire often hosts cookery events, appliance demo’s and design seminars. Their showroom in Wiltshire is also home to their workshop.

They currently have opportunities for 3 additional Kitchen Designers (one for Reading, one for Swindon and one to work more flexibly between the two). Ongoing training will be provided although they are looking for experienced designers used to designing and selling kitchens within the £30k to £80k price bracket.

They use Fusion CAD software and Smart for quoting and have a team of CAD technicians, fitting / installation teams (who can carry out small building works), project managers and showroom administrators thus enabling their designers to concentrate on the customers and their projects.

Skills and experience needed for the Kitchen Designer role:

  • Strong and proven track record within kitchen design and sales
  • A natural flair for design, presentation and customer service
  • Understanding of the luxury marketplace
  • Good IT skills and CAD literate
  • A confident, enthusiastic and dynamic individual with a positive work ethic
  • Able to work to deadlines and targets
  • Full driving licence

On offer for the Kitchen Designer is a good basic salary plus a monthly bonus and a realistic OTE of £55k to £75k. Commission is paid on every kitchen sold and is uncapped.

To find out more and apply please send us your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com and we'll try and get back to you quickly.

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Location:
Wiltshire
Design Field:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
monthly bonus plus 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.

Kitchen Sales Designer - Berkshire - negotiable (V03894a)

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This independent kitchen business has over 25 years' experience of British, German and Italian brands along with bespoke luxury handmade kitchens resulting in a fantastic and varied choice of kitchens for their customers.

Their clients range from private individuals to architects and building companies and their larger showroom in Berkshire often hosts cookery events, appliance demo’s and design seminars. Their showroom in Wiltshire is also home to their workshop.

They currently have opportunities for 3 additional Kitchen Designers (one for Reading, one for Swindon and one to work more flexibly between the two). Ongoing training will be provided although they are looking for experienced designers used to designing and selling kitchens within the £30k to £80k price bracket.

They use Fusion CAD software and Smart for quoting and have a team of CAD technicians, fitting / installation teams (who can carry out small building works), project managers and showroom administrators thus enabling their designers to concentrate on the customers and their projects.

Skills and experience needed for the Kitchen Designer role:

  • Strong and proven track record within kitchen design and sales
  • A natural flair for design, presentation and customer service
  • Understanding of the luxury marketplace
  • Good IT skills and CAD literate
  • A confident, enthusiastic and dynamic individual with a positive work ethic
  • Able to work to deadlines and targets
  • Full driving licence

On offer for the Kitchen Designer is a good basic salary plus a monthly bonus and a realistic OTE of £55k to £75k. Commission is paid on every kitchen sold and is uncapped.

To find out more and apply please send us your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com and we'll try and get back to you quickly.

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Location:
Berkshire
Design Field:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
monthly bonus and 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.

Kitchen Designer - West Midlands - up to £30,000 (V03893)

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This family-run business has been working within the kitchen marketplace for many years and over the last couple of years has been refurbishing all of their Midlands based showrooms to a very high standard.

Due to natural growth and an increase in business again, they are seeking an additional Kitchen Designer. The role will allow flexibility with some home working and although all the leads will be provided, you must be able to and be prepared to drive to visit customers' homes.

Skills and experience needed for the Kitchen Designer role:

  • Strong and proven track record within kitchen design and sales
  • Able to work to strict deadlines and targets
  • A natural flair for design, presentation and customer service
  • Good IT skills and CAD literate (they use Compusoft Winner and EQ)
  • A confident, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual with a positive work ethic
  • Full driving licence essential

In return the Kitchen Designer will be offered a basic salary plus commission, laptop, mobile and fuel expenses.

If this is of interest please send us your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

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Location:
West Midlands
Design Field:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Benefits:
commission, laptop, mobile and fuel expenses
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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.

Project Manager - West Midlands - up to £40,000 (V03892)

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This family-run kitchen business has four showrooms based around the West Midlands, all having been through a period of refurbishment and upgrading over the last couple of years.

Due to natural growth and an upturn in business they are seeking a Project Manager with the ability to manage an average of 4 kitchen installations per week. There is a surveyor and an order processor as part of your team, so you will be responsible for arranging the installation date and all related trades and deliveries for the project and managing the customers through to completion.

Skills and experience for the Project Manager role:

  • Knowledge and experience from within the kitchen industry is essential
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • A full clean driving licence
  • The ability to effectively liaise with and manage trades, the installation team and customers
  • The ability to maintain a high level of quality
  • A team worker, highly organised, flexible and IT competent

 Salary will be negotiable depending on level of experience plus a performance related bonus.

If you would like to find out more then please email us along with your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com or just click on apply.

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Location:
West Midlands
Design Field:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Benefits:
plus bonus
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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.

Commercial Manager - Design & Sales - London - up to £50,000 (V03874)

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Our client is one of the world’s leading artisans in professional home kitchens. They create handcrafted pieces in their renowned sleek industrial style, each kitchen showing off a bespoke design with sophisticated mechanisms.

Their UK Showroom is based centrally in London and is by appointment only. Their clients are mainly commercial and include Architects, Interior Designers, Joinery Manufacturers and Developers from all over the UK and Ireland.

They have a newly created role for a Commercial Manager - Design & Sales. Your remit will be to oversee all commercial aspects and the logistics of the orders. It will start with taking the brief with the client and sending it off to the Head Office so the manufacturing drawings can be produced for the factory. You will then be overseeing the project through to completion, managing the clients, liasing with production and overseeing the installation.

Although the role will be based in the Showroom you will be required from time to time to carry out site visits as well as booking meetings with clients to network, taking part in marketing events, establishing new business relationships and building upon existing ones.

Person and experience required:

  • In order to have the gravitas and knowledge base you will need at least 8 years' industry experience
  • An excellent understanding of the luxury bespoke kitchen marketplace
  • Happy to network and good at business development
  • Able to take a design brief
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Professional and a very smart appearance
  • Proactive, self-motivated and organised

Salary will be c£40k to £50k plus travel and business expenses.  There will also be occasional trips to Head Office in Italy.

If this sounds like you then please email us with your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Benefits:
business expenses, pension
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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.

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