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Careers at Conran

Careers

If you’ve ever stepped through the doors of The Conran Shop or shopped online, you’ll know there is no better place for design-led products, inspirational merchandising and exceptional customer service.

Want to join our award-winning team? Browse our latest career opportunities below. 

To apply for any of these vacancies, or to send an application speculatively, please send a short note explaining why you would like to be considered and for which specific role to the relevant email address below (please also include the role you are applying for in the subject line of the email), along with your current CV in Microsoft Word or .pdf format.

For opportunities based in our stores, please send your application to:

shopcareers@conran.com

For opportunities in Head Office (Shad Thames), please send your application to:

tcshr@conran.com

Due to the high level of response, please allow us a few days to attend to your application after which we will advise if you have been shortlisted.  Alternatively, if you are unsuccessful on this occasion we may wish to hold your details on file and contact you in the future should a suitable vacancy arise. Please indicate you are happy for us to do this when sending in your application.

 


 

POSITION TITLE:       Furniture & Lighting Department Manager – Full time

REPORTS TO:             Store Manager

LOCATION:                Chelsea

JOB PURPORSE

We are looking for a personable, highly motivated individual to join the retail management team at our Chelsea store. As the Furniture and Lighting Department Manager, you will be leading and coaching a dedicated team advising our customers and selling iconic design pieces. Experience leading and motivating a team is essential.

KEY SKILLS:

Essential

  • An enthusiasm for The Conran Shop and all its products
  • Proven track record of sales excellence individually and within a team
  • Experience leading and motivating a team, performance management experience and ability to create, execute and follow up on employee personal development plans
  • An understanding of retail maths and be familiar with reporting key performance indicators
  • Confidence in driving sales and meeting KPI’s
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to cultivate good working relationships with company stakeholders
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong initiative and problem-solving skills, the ability to take responsibility and to work as part of a team
  • Good organisational and administrative skills, with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to complete tasks in good time and to an excellent standard
  • Flexibility and keenness to carry out all aspects of the role
  • An enthusiasm for The Conran Shop and all its products

If you would like to apply for this position, please email your CV with a cover letter stating salary expectations to shopcareers@conran.com, quoting the name of the role you are applying for in the subject line.


 

POSITION TITLE:       Sales Assistants (Full & Part Time)

REPORTS TO:             Department Manager

LOCATION:                Chelsea

JOB PURPORSE

Interested in interiors and fascinated by furniture? A number of exciting opportunities have arisen in our flagship Chelsea store for enthusiastic and dedicated Sales Assistants to join our expert team of customer advisers and work amongst our renowned curation of products. A genuine passion for furniture, gifts and interior design is a must, along with the ability to engage with, and advise customers to optimise their shopping experience.


 

POSITION TITLE:       Stockroom Assistant (Full Time)

REPORTS TO:             Loading Bay Manager

LOCATION:                Chelsea

JOB PURPORSE

An opportunity has become available for an efficient and experienced Stockroom Assistant to join our flagship store's Loading Bay team. Reporting into the Loading Bay Manager, the ideal candidate will be able to process stock effectively and accurately. The Stockroom Assistant will ensure that goods are handled safely and speedily and that standards across dispatch and the stockrooms are always high, while providing optimum service to our customers both internal and external. 

MAIN ACTIVITIES:

  • Stock handling - You will understand the importance of stock file accuracy and learn and follow all procedures to book stock in and out of the store, while actively preventing damage 
  • Health and safety - You will be willing to learn and adhere to all procedures  
  • Customer service - You will be happy to help customers with queries and issues and report back to your manager, while being available to help colleagues on request when workload allows it 
  • Communication - You will be a reliable communicator, keeping astride of The Conran Shop's strategy and updating managers and colleagues on customer feedback 
  • Housekeeping - You will take responsibility for specific jobs around the store such as replacing store light bulbs on a weekly basis and cardboard bale disposal
  • You will minimise administrative shrinkage by understanding Futura processes and completing them accurately, while ensuring no stock leaves the building without correct paperwork.

 

POSITION TITLE:       Furniture & Lighting Department Manager – Full time

REPORTS TO:             Store Manager

LOCATION:                Marylebone

JOB PURPORSE

We are looking for a personable, highly motivated individual to join the retail management team at our Marylebone store. As the Furniture and Lighting Department Manager, you will be leading and coaching a dedicated team advising our customers and selling iconic design pieces. Experience leading and motivating a team is essential.

KEY SKILLS:

Essential

  • An enthusiasm for The Conran Shop and all its products
  • Proven track record of sales excellence individually and within a team
  • Experience leading and motivating a team, performance management experience and ability to create, execute and follow up on employee personal development plans
  • An understanding of retail maths and be familiar with reporting key performance indicators
  • Confidence in driving sales and meeting KPI’s
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to cultivate good working relationships with company stakeholders
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong initiative and problem-solving skills, the ability to take responsibility and to work as part of a team
  • Good organisational and administrative skills, with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to complete tasks in good time and to an excellent standard
  • Flexibility and keenness to carry out all aspects of the role
  • An enthusiasm for The Conran Shop and all its products

If you would like to apply for this position, please email your CV with a cover letter stating salary expectations to shopcareers@conran.com, quoting the name of the role you are applying for in the subject line.


 

POSITION TITLE:       Team Leader – Full-Time

REPORTS TO:             Department Manager

LOCATION:                Marylebone

JOB PURPORSE

We are looking for a personable, highly motivated individual to join our retail team. As a Team Leader your role is to support the Department Manager and cover in their absence so that standards of customer service, communication and essential tasking are achieved. The successful candidate will be sales focused, organised and lead by example.  

KEY SKILLS:

Essential

  • Confidence in driving sales and meeting KPIs
  • A proven track record of sales excellence individually and within a team
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to cultivate good working relationships with company stakeholders
  • Strong initiative and problem-solving skills and the ability to take responsibility
  • Good organisational and administrative skills, with attention to detail and accuracy
  • The ability to complete tasks in good time and to an excellent standard
  • Flexibility and keenness to carry out all aspects of the role
  • An enthusiasm for The Conran Shop and all its products

 

POSITION TITLE:       Café Assistant – Part-Time

REPORTS TO:             Café Manager – Conran Kitchen

LOCATION:                Marylebone

JOB PURPORSE

The Conran Kitchen, our cafe located on the ground floor of our Marylebone High Street store, is seeking an assistant to join a friendly and dynamic team. Experience in hospitality and catering required.


 

POSITION TITLE:       Manager (Selfridges concession) - Full Time

REPORTS TO:             Store Manager - Marylebone

LOCATION:                Selfridges

JOB PURPORSE

We are looking for a highly motivated, organised individual to join our Retail Management Team. As our Manager your role is to manage all operational aspects of the concession in order to achieve maximum sales performance and profit, whilst ensuring that optimum levels of customer service are achieved at all times. The successful candidate will be personable, confident and committed to delivering the overall goals of the concession and will lead by example.   

KEY SKILLS:

Essential

  • Confident in driving sales and meeting KPIs
  • A proven track record of sales excellence individually and within a team
  • A strong leadership style and a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to cultivate good working relationships with company stakeholders
  • Strong initiative and problem-solving skills, attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good organisational and administrative skills
  • The ability to complete tasks in good time and to an excellent standard
  • Flexibility and keenness to carry out all aspects of the role
  • Performance management experience and the ability to create, execute and follow up on employee personal plans
  • An enthusiasm for The Conran Shop and all its products

Desirable

At least 2 years of retail management experience within a lifestyle brand (preferred but not essential)


 

POSITION TITLE:       Sales Assistants (Full & Part Time)

REPORTS TO:             Manager (Selfridges concession)

LOCATION:                Selfridges

JOB PURPORSE

Nestled within the iconic Selfridges store on Oxford Street, The Conran Shop’s concession store is at the heart of the action, offering design-led gifts and big-name brands that perfectly showcase our signature aesthetic. We’re in search of friendly, personable individuals to assist and advise customers in need of guidance and inspiration, to help them find their ultimate purchase. The ideal candidates will have a genuine passion for gifts, lifestyle accessories and interior design, and will have the ability to engage with customers, providing a high level of customer service for a premium shopping experience. 


 

POSITION TITLE:       Buying Assistant (Gifting) – Full Time

REPORTS TO:             Buyer

LOCATION:                Head Office

JOB PURPORSE

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Buying Assistant to join our successful Gift team, based in our Head Office. Reporting into the Buyer, you will provide critical support throughout all stages of the buying process and product life cycle, and you will be the first point of contact for any administrative queries about the department. 

MAIN ACTIVITIES

  • Setting up orders and suppliers
  • Ensuring the smooth running of critical path
  • Executing competitor analysis and doing regular comp shops
  • Maintaining and organising the sample room
  • Creating trend boards for buying meetings
  • Liaising with the retail, logistics and merchandising teams
  • An enthusiasm for The Conran Shop and all its products
  • Proven track record of sales excellence individually and within a team
  • Experience leading and motivating a team, performance management experience and ability to create, execute and follow up on employee personal development plans
  • An understanding of retail maths and be familiar with reporting key performance indicators
  • Confidence in driving sales and meeting KPI’s
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to cultivate good working relationships with company stakeholders
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong initiative and problem-solving skills, the ability to take responsibility and to work as part of a team
  • Good organisational and administrative skills, with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to complete tasks in good time and to an excellent standard
  • Flexibility and keenness to carry out all aspects of the role
  • Setting up orders and suppliers
  • Ensuring the smooth running of critical path
  • Executing competitor analysis and doing regular comp shops
  • Maintaining and organising the sample room
  • Creating trend boards for buying meetings
  • Liaising with the retail, logistics and merchandising teams

 KEY SKILLS:

Essential

  • Highly organised and detailed oriented
  • The ability to cultivate good working relationships with company stakeholders
  • Flexibility and keenness to carry out all aspects of the role

Desirable

  • Buying experience (recent graduates may be considered).

 

POSITION TITLE:       Junior French Copywriter - Ecommerce

REPORTS TO:             Ecommerce Assistant Manager (.FR)

LOCATION:                Head Office

JOB PURPORSE

We are looking for a French copywriter to write and translate product descriptions, category headers, and other on-site content into French from English, in order to develop the FR online catalogue. The candidate must have the ability to write clear, compelling and concise product copy. The person must also have a good knowledge of SEO (and be able to use strategic keywords to optimize all web copy for SEO and onsite search). The position is based in London.

 KEY SKILLS:

Essential

  • French native, fluent in English
  • Highly organised and detail oriented
  • Excellent writing skills and ability to write in a prescribed tone of voice
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, work within internal procedures, and meet deadlines

Desirable

  • Experience with Magento (is a plus)
  • Experience in writing B2C content for E-commerce websites (recently graduated may be considered)
  • Interest in design, furniture and homewares
  • Interest in Online Shopping andDigital Media

 

PRIVACY NOTICE

The Conran Shop is the data controller of the personal data you provide to us about yourself. The Conran Shop collects personal data about you to help in the recruitment process. This data consists of information including your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, work and education history plus details of your eligibility to work. We process this personal data as necessary to aid the recruitment process. By submitting your CV to The Conran Shop your data is held lawfully in our legitimate interest. By providing your personal data to us you agree that:

  • We will only collect and use your personal information when the law allows us to.
  • All the personal data we process is processed by our staff in the UK, a third party hosting company based in the UK and outside of the UK.
  • Should you be unsuccessful in your application we may keep your personal data for no more than twelve months or other such reasonable duration as we believe is appropriate in the circumstances. After this point it will be destroyed.
  • If at any point you wish to have access to your personal data or believe the information we process about you is incorrect or incomplete you can request to see this information and have it corrected or deleted. You can also request for us to stop processing your personal data by emailing dpo@conranshop.com or writing to the Data Protection Officer at The Conran Shop, Unit 3 Flatten Way, Syston, Leicestershire, LE7 1GU.
  • In limited circumstances we may approach you separately for your written consent to allow us to process certain sensitive data, and we will explain why the information is being requested. You are not obliged to agree to this request.

If you are unhappy with our response to any requests you have made to us regarding the use of your personal data you have the right to complain to the supervisory authority. You can do this by contacting the Information Commissioner’s Office on 0303 123 1113 or go online to  www.ico.org.uk/concerns. Please note we are not responsible for the content of external websites.

We have a comprehensive Privacy Notice which sets out specific information about data protection, your rights and our obligations which can be viewed here.

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