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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.

 


 

Current Vacancies

Furniture & Lighting Assistant 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.


 

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.


 

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.


 

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. 


 

Buying Assistant (Full-Time)

REPORTS TO:             Buyer 

LOCATION:                Head Office

JOB PURPORSE

As a pivotal member of the Furniture & Lighting team, you will provide critical support throughout all stages of the buying process and product life cycle and be the first point of contact for any administrative queries about the department.

  MAIN ACTIVITIES:

  • Setting up orders and suppliers
  • Maintenance of all SKU detail within the business
  • Ensuring the smooth running of critical path
  • Executing competitor analysis and doing regular comp shops
  • Ensuring all samples are received in a timely manner
  • Maintaining and organising the sample room
  • Creating trend boards for buying meetings
  • Liaising with the retail, logistics and merchandising teams
  • Cultivating an exceptional relationship with each store team

 

KEY SKILLS: 

Essential

  • Highly organised and detail-oriented
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills
  • 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
  • An understanding of The Conran Shop and all its products
  • An understanding of retail maths and be familiar with reporting key performance indicators
  • Flexibility and keenness to carry out all aspects of the role

Desirable

  • Buying experience (recent graduates may be considered)

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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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