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Kitchen Designer - London - up to £35,000 (V04038)

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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. They would also be interested in a recent graduate from a design course or college that has a genuine interest in this sector. In return salary will be £25k- £30k plus bonuses for an experienced candidate and slightly less for a junior candidate.
 
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 sought for the Kitchen Designer:
  • Ideally 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
 
To find out more and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com.
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Location:
London
Design Field:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
bonus and pension
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Art Technician - London - up to £35,000 (V04039)

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Our client is an innovative and pioneering gallery of original and unique contemporary furniture design and products. Championing and showcasing the work of leading international artists, architects, and designers who are both new and world famous, they have grown to be renowned for the work they create.
 
They have recently created a new key role of Art Technician that they are looking to fill as soon as possible.
 
Duties of the Art Technician:
  • Responsible for handling and transporting artworks throughout the gallery space and delivery of small pieces to London client homes where required
  • Responsible for overseeing the deinstallation / installation of works in the gallery by their Fine Art shippers
  • Carrying out condition reports and assessing for damages both at their warehouse (Wimbledon) and gallery sites (Piccadilly & Vauxhall)
  • Booking logistics for the Production Studio and updating the gallery inventory system
  • Packing works and samples were required
  • Ensuring works are correctly labelled
  • Responsible for general gallery maintenance
Skills and Experience needed for the Art Technician:
  • Previous experience working for a gallery, museum or exhibition
  • Strong organisation and communication skills
  • IT literate
  • Physically able to carry out this role as it will involve some manual lifting and carrying of artwork
 
Salary and Benefits:
 
This role will carry a salary of between £25k and £35k depending on experience. If this sounds of interest then please send us your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com
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Location:
London
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
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.

Creative Managers and Sales Consultants - Surrey - negotiable (V04007-A)

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We’re Fired Earth - a luxury interiors brand, launched in 1983, here to inspire customers with our unique collection of handmade tiles, paint and bathrooms. We help our customers complete their vision of ‘home’ and turn it into a reality.
 
We’re looking for passionate and experienced team members who will inspire customers, whilst delivering the best service and consistently achieve targets. You don’t need to know everything about tiles, bathrooms and paint, but having a creative flair with an eye for colour would be an advantage.
 
Working for Fired Earth is more than just a retail role, it's about treating customers as individuals and providing them with a truly consultative approach. Your day will be varied and you will need good attention to detail, along with the ability to close sales and recall a wide range of product knowledge.
 
We are looking for Creative Managers and Sales Consultants for the following locations: Guildford, London, Oxfordshire and Edinburgh.
 
Salary is competitive and will be based upon experience.
 
If this sounds of interest then please apply with your CV (quoting ref V04007) to: careers@firedearth.com.
For further information on Fired Earth Interiors please visit our website www.firedearth.com.
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Location:
Surrey
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
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Creative Managers and Sales Consultants - Edinburgh - negotiable (V04007-D)

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We’re Fired Earth - a luxury interiors brand, launched in 1983, here to inspire customers with our unique collection of handmade tiles, paint and bathrooms. We help our customers complete their vision of ‘home’ and turn it into a reality.
 
We’re looking for passionate and experienced team members who will inspire customers, whilst delivering the best service and consistently achieve targets. You don’t need to know everything about tiles, bathrooms and paint, but having a creative flair with an eye for colour would be an advantage.
 
Working for Fired Earth is more than just a retail role, it's about treating customers as individuals and providing them with a truly consultative approach. Your day will be varied and you will need good attention to detail, along with the ability to close sales and recall a wide range of product knowledge.
 
We are looking for Creative Managers and Sales Consultants for the following locations: Guildford, London, Oxfordshire and Edinburgh.
 
Salary is competitive and will be based upon experience.
 
If this sounds of interest then please apply with your CV (quoting ref V04007) to: careers@firedearth.com.
For further information on Fired Earth Interiors please visit our website www.firedearth.com.
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Location:
Edinburgh
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
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Creative Managers and Sales Consultants - Oxfordshire - negotiable (V04007-C)

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We’re Fired Earth - a luxury interiors brand, launched in 1983, here to inspire customers with our unique collection of handmade tiles, paint and bathrooms. We help our customers complete their vision of ‘home’ and turn it into a reality.
 
We’re looking for passionate and experienced team members who will inspire customers, whilst delivering the best service and consistently achieve targets. You don’t need to know everything about tiles, bathrooms and paint, but having a creative flair with an eye for colour would be an advantage.
 
Working for Fired Earth is more than just a retail role, it's about treating customers as individuals and providing them with a truly consultative approach. Your day will be varied and you will need good attention to detail, along with the ability to close sales and recall a wide range of product knowledge.
 
We are looking for Creative Managers and Sales Consultants for the following locations: Guildford, London, Oxfordshire and Edinburgh.
 
Salary is competitive and will be based upon experience.
 
If this sounds of interest then please apply with your CV (quoting ref V04007) to: careers@firedearth.com.
For further information on Fired Earth Interiors please visit our website www.firedearth.com.
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Location:
Oxfordshire
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
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Creative Managers and Sales Consultants - London - negotiable (V04007-B)

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We’re Fired Earth - a luxury interiors brand, launched in 1983, here to inspire customers with our unique collection of handmade tiles, paint and bathrooms. We help our customers complete their vision of ‘home’ and turn it into a reality.
 
We’re looking for passionate and experienced team members who will inspire customers, whilst delivering the best service and consistently achieve targets. You don’t need to know everything about tiles, bathrooms and paint, but having a creative flair with an eye for colour would be an advantage.
 
Working for Fired Earth is more than just a retail role, it's about treating customers as individuals and providing them with a truly consultative approach. Your day will be varied and you will need good attention to detail, along with the ability to close sales and recall a wide range of product knowledge.
 
We are looking for Creative Managers and Sales Consultants for the following locations: Guildford, London, Oxfordshire and Edinburgh.
 
Salary is competitive and will be based upon experience.
 
If this sounds of interest then please apply with your CV (quoting ref V04007) to: careers@firedearth.com
 
For further information on Fired Earth Interiors please visit our website www.firedearth.com.
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Location:
London
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
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Furniture Designer / Junior Kitchen Designer - London - up to £35,000 (V04012)

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Inspired by the beauty and precision of historical detail and experienced in the use of modern materials and techniques, our client is an award-winning maker of bespoke furniture and architectural joinery.
 
They are currently seeking a CAD Designer who is keen to progress their career and have the opportunity to work on some truly bespoke and creative projects. They use a wide variety of materials and design styles to meet the client's brief and work in both modern and period houses. It will therefore be useful if you have a good understanding of historical furniture, period detailing and joinery construction, so your schemes work in harmony with the architecture of the building.
There is an opportunity to move into a sales role down the line but only if the candidate is interested otherwise it can stay a technical and support role.
 
Cad Designer's duties:
  • Working closely with the Sales Designer to produce detailed drawings of bespoke furniture
  • Attending client & internal meetings taking detailed notes to understand the design brief
  • Producing services drawings for sites
  • Ensuring all technical details are translated
  • Specifying technical elements (hinges, slides, covers etc.)
 
Skills and Experience for the CAD Designer / Junior Sales Designer:
  • Sound knowledge of CAD software, Cabinet Vision would be an advantage but not a necessity
  • Detail orientated and a team player
  • Some experience gained already from the residential or fitted furniture marketplace
  • A knowledge of quality kitchen appliances, work surfaces and sanitaryware would be beneficial
Salary and benefits:
They will provide plenty of training and guidance. The salary will be up to £35k depending on experience. This is a full-time role, 40 hours per week with 29 days holiday (including Bank Holidays), plus 1 additional day for every 5 years' employment served.
To apply please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com
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Location:
London
Design Field:
Furniture sector
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
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.

Business Development Manager / Account Manager - South West England - negotiable (V04009)

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This Interior Design Consultancy specialises in designing and installing interiors for Showhomes, Hotels and for Private Residential Clients. They have a team of talented in-house professionals which includes designers, soft furnishers, stylists, picture-framers and fitters and are now seeking an additional Business Development Manager to be based out for their offices but working nationwide although more of their business in the the South.
 
Your role will be a combination of winning new business and account management and the position comes with a car and it is likely to be a 50/50 split between office and travel. They are a very family-friendly business and flexible about working hours, have a good company pension scheme, a group company bonus paid twice yearly and staff discounts from suppliers. All of this contributes to a low turnover of staff and repeat business from their clients.
 
Key Purpose of the Business Development Manager role:
  • Delivery of successful repeat business, retention and referral rates
  • Negotiation of achievable project budgets with customers
  • Carrying out regular research within the new homes market to generate new sales leads
  • Contributing to the preparation of the annual sales and marketing plan and reviewing performance against these quarterly
  • Implementation of regular marketing and advertising campaigns
  • Providing sales information including forecasts to assist in analysis and forward planning
  • Liaising with the team in all phases of a customer’s project to ensure design, budget and timeframe requirements are met
Skills and Experience for the Business Development Manager:
  • Knowledge of the Interiors marketplace
  • Numerate with strong sales and negotiating skills
  • Effective and solid communication skills
  • Current driving licence
  • Able to demonstrate success in managing client accounts
  • Self-driven and results oriented with a positive outlook and able to forward plan
  • Mature, credible and comfortable dealing with clients at all levels
 
They can be flexible on working hours and will consider either f/t (37.5 hours) or p/t (30 hrs). Salary is negotiable plus car, bonus, company pension and 22 days' holiday plus Bank Holidays.
To find out more and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com.
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Location:
South West England
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
car, bonus, company 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.

Sales Designer - North East England - up to £28,000 (V03971)

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Our client is part of the largest and longest established kitchen supply and manufacturing business in the UK with 500,000 sq.ft. of in-house manufacturing premises at their headquarters in the North-East of England.
 
They have created the new role of Sales Designer to be responsible for bringing in new business, both B2B and private customers. They have an extensive range of design choices to offer clients and they will provide training in technical drawing if needed. This is a mainly office-based role.
 
There is also an opportunity for a Technical Kitchen Designer which is a non-sales role to join the team.
 
Skills and experience for the Sales Designer role:
  • At least 2 years' proven sales track-record ideally within the KBB or Interiors marketplace
  • An efficient, professional communicator - both verbally and in the written form
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office
  • A problem solver and lateral thinker who thrives under pressure
  • Motivated, with the ability to both self-manage and work as part of a team
  • Ideally, competent in using Winner and/or EQ software packages
In return there is a salary of c£28k on offer with an OTE of £38k+ (£25k for the Technical Designer), company pension and staff purchase scheme.

To find out more and apply please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
North East England
Design Field:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £28,000 per annum
Benefits:
commission, company 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.

Sales Account Manager - Remote working - up to £35,000 (V03967)

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This bespoke interior design practice over the last 12 years has flourished into a multi-million pound business with a reputation for great original ideas and design. They work for many major and high-end developers across the country, with their core business being forged in London.
 
This steady growth has up until now been without the need for advertising or a sales team, however in order to move forward further, they are seeking a dedicated Sales Account Manager. The main remit will be to secure new business from the mid-range market with national housebuilders and developers nationwide. They are also however increasingly working in the “dress to sell market” and on private residential, communal and leisure facilities.
 
They are ideally looking for someone already with a proven track record in sales within the interior design industry for this mainly field based role.
 
Requirements for the Sales Account Manager role:
  • Proven experience with selling to the interiors marketplace
  • A strong appreciation or past experience within design
  • Experienced in handling and presenting to clients
  • Organised and numerate with strong administrative skills for keeping records / diary entries
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (oral, written and presentational)
  • Happy to travel nationwide but to visit their studio in the Midlands regularly
  • Able to operate self-sufficiently in a partly field based role

Salary will be negotiable with a bonus/commission structure, car/car allowance, mobile, laptop, pension and healthcare scheme.

To find out more and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com

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Location:
Remote working
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
commission, car/car allowance, mobile, laptop, pension, healthcare
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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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