The Humphries Weaving Company: Job

Weaveshed ImageTrainee Sales and Design Assistant 

The Humphries Weaving Company Ltd.

Humphries Weaving is a leading British manufacturer of custom Jacquard fabrics, gaining an international reputation in weaving fine furnishings.

With a varied portfolio of works they undertake client led projects for prestigious historical restorations, alongside the high end decorator market. They are looking to recruit a Trainee Sales and Design Assistant to join their team.

Essential skills and experience
• A degree in woven textile design or relevant experience
• Professional attitude with a good telephone manner
• Confident communicator, both with clients and colleagues
• Ability to work with existing clients whilst seeking out new sales possibilities
• Proficiency in using Microsoft Office suite
• A full driving license
Desired skills
• A naturally creative person with sensitivity to colour and texture and an eye for detail
• A keen interest in historic textiles and/or the decorative arts
• Ability to draw by hand
• Experience in using CAD software with graphics pad
• Confident use of DSLR and photo editing
• An organised individual who can prioritise their own workload
• Experience of WordPress and social media or a willingness to learn
• Relevant industry experience would be an advantage
Key duties and responsibilities
• General office based duties
• Providing support for other team members
• Maintenance of our website and implementing social media strategy
• Assisting with order processing, including liaising with different departments within the company
• Carrying out design work; hand drawing and using our CAD system
• Interacting during face to face client meetings

Hours of work: 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday (40 hours)
Location: Sudbury, Suffolk
Salary: Depending on experience
Training: Full training provided

Please send your CV and covering letter to fabrics@humphriesweaving.co.uk FAO J. Newman.
Images if desired, no larger than 2MB
Applications to be received by close of business on Wednesday 15th July 2015.

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