Senior Showroom Assistant
A Senior Showroom Assistant opportunity has arisen with a leading interior design fabric supplier. This role would be based at the head office and showroom and will involve working with interior designers and managing their fabric project orders. The role will also involve supporting the companies overseas showrooms with client orders.
The business is very well established and has been serving the interior design and high end furniture industry for many years in London and abroad. The role will involve working with clients face to face in the showroom and supporting the fabric order administration process.
The job roll will involve:
Point of contact for clients via phone, in person in showroom, and via email, providing assistance selling and showing the fabric collection, cutting and sending samples out.
Processing client orders / reserves/ invoicing all using Sage software / Excel
Liaising with mills and suppliers, placing and chasing orders for both clients & for stock
Point of contact for the overseas showroom colleagues, processing their queries and reserve requests, processing their POs and organising the twice weekly shipment.
Displaying tact and initiative when working with both clients and colleagues
Keeping showroom tidy and fabric samples up to date
Keeping an eye on stationery use and ordering more supplies in when needed
Communicating well with the packing & delivery team
A passion for and understanding of textiles and the language of interior design
Taking the opportunity to help clients with their schemes/work/advising on what is available through the collections.
The company is looking for someone with:
Excellent administration, organisational skills & attention to detail
Previous experience of working with another high end interiors product
Proficient in Outlook, Excel, Sage, Fedex Ship Manager (although training will be given in Sage & Fedex)
Some knowledge of French would be very useful although this is not essential
A good sense of humour!
The role is offered on a Monday to Friday basis. 9am - 5pm. On top of a competitive basic of £28,000 - £30,000 (depending on experience) the company pays yearly bonuses ranging from £2000 - £3000 based on overall company performance.