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Careers at de Le Cuona

We are always on the lookout for talented, enthusiastic and commercial people for both UK and International roles who share our brand values and want to be part of a creative team in our fast growing business.

 

CURRENT VACANCIES:

 

Bespoke Sales Executive with Interior Design Background – Showroom Based

 

Candidate Profile

As the Showroom Based Interior Designer you will be responsible for designing and project managing all de Le Cuona’s custom made (Bespoke) Services.
These services include bespoke handmade curtain design consultation, upholstery, special embroidery, and all textile accessory design and making.

Successful candidate will be highly presentable, results and target driven, very organised, personable, charismatic, with a passion for creative design and a track record from within a high end luxury residential sales & bespoke design environment. Speed, accuracy, good understanding of sourcing, curtain design and/or making, upholstery and high level of customer service is essential.  

This is a growing area of our business therefore there are opportunities of business development to expand our bespoke services.

Reporting to the UK Sales Manager this role will be based in our new Pimlico Road Showroom opening in September 18.
 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Full understanding of de Le Cuona collection, design, manufacture, maintenance and customization etc
  • Assisting our visiting customers in our Showroom with their bespoke projects
  • Taking client brief, organising further site visits, liaising with workrooms to explore design possibilities and developing schemes
  • Excellent presentation skills using mood boards, visuals, sketches and CAD Drawings
  • Producing all quotes in a timely manner to ensure accuracy in terms of pricing, profitability, product specification, lead times, and installation sign off
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, to spec and budget. Ensure initial mark-up is achieved from costing to installation
  • Develop long lasting relationships based on trust, service and respect with our clients & suppliers
  • Work closely with showroom managers, field sales team and other company specialists
  • Provide outstanding service levels to all internal and external stakeholders
  • Plan and agree budgets and targets for a new business strategy and deliver accordingly
  • Creating and maintaining a sales pipeline
  • Recognize, appreciate and work within our vision, values, aspirations and priorities
  • Provide clear written and verbal reports as required

 

Requirements:

  • Related qualification and experience in Interior Design dealing with furniture specification, curtain and upholstery projects
  • At least 3 years of experience in high end Residential Design in London
  • Good knowledge of fabrics, furnishings, spatially aware with an eye for colour and detail
  • Strong, personal, relevant contacts and relationships especially with the Trade, HNW clients and other relevant routs to market
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Proactive, innovative and able to work under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, reflecting and outstanding customer service mentality
  • Great empathetic presentation and negotiating skills
  • Must be truly a team player; be able to rely on and be relied upon
  • Strong administration, reporting and processing capabilities
  • Must be flexible, able to use own initiative and enjoy working as part of the team
  • Desire to work in an ambitious and creative environment.
  • Highly organized and conscientious
  • Very high standards of personal presentation
  • Fluent in English with excellent written and oral skills
  • Competent MSOffice skills
  • Full UK Drivers Licence is essential

 

We offer an exciting, creative, sophisticated and friendly environment in which to develop your career.

Salary: Competitive depending on experience

Location: Based in our London showrooms, on appointment and with access to Windsor Head Office.

The normal working hours are 9:00am – 6pm and you will be required to work late when necessary. Our new Pimlico Showroom will open on Saturdays therefore some weekend work will be required.

We will provide full product training, including visits to our mills in Europe.

To apply please send your CV with a covering letter to employment@delecuona.com

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

 

Please click here to download the pdf.

 


 

 

Showroom Sales Assistant

 

Summary of Main Duties and Responsibilities

You will have a passion for design, an ability to engage with clients and the skills and knowledge to give our customers the advice and service compatible with the quality, high end luxury that epitomises the de Le Cuona brand.

Reporting to the Showroom Manager, with a key focus on driving retail and design trade sales, you will demonstrate a can do common sense attitude, a practical mind set and  a great commitment to teamwork.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Grow sales by assisting Trade and Retail clients visiting the showroom with fabric selection, samples and accessories
  • Deliver excellent customer service throughout
  • Develop relationships with existing clients and engage new HNW clients.  Assist ID&A in sourcing fabrics and accessories
  • Utilise and maintain our in-house portal system
  • Report activity, sales and showroom lead generation, customer’s fabric and accessories preferences and market trends
  • Contribute to and engage in local marketing initiatives, events and exhibitions
  • Support the Field Sales, Client Liaison, Bespoke and Marketing teams
  • Ensure showroom operations run to de Le Cuona’s high standards
  • Implement showroom display and visual merchandising to the highest standards as per de Le Cuona guidelines
  • Assist Showroom Manager in tasks as directed; such as weekly stock takes, Processing payments, Courier bookings, Petty cash update, End of day report - daily account of tasks complete
  • Manage stock and stock takes, stock requests, transfers, header loans and processing returns

 

Requirements:

  • Interest in and knowledge of textiles, fabrics, interiors, design furniture and lighting
  • Strong interpersonal skills; results driven
  • Professional and friendly demeanour with clients
  • Must be flexible, able to use own initiative and enjoy working as part of the team
  • Desire to work in an ambitious and creative environment
  • Highly organised and conscientious
  • Very high standards of personal presentation 
  • Fluent in English with excellent written and oral skills
  • Competent MSOffice skills

Salary: Competitive depending on experience

Location: Based in our new showroom opening on Pimlico Road

The normal working hours are 9:00am – 6pm. You will be required to work late when necessary. Our new Pimlico Showroom will open on Saturdays therefore some weekend work will be required.

We will provide full product training, including visits to our mills in Europe.

To apply please send your CV with a covering letter to employment@delecuona.com

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

 

Please click here to download the pdf.

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