Careers

We are always interested to hear from talented people who would like to join our team. Please email us and we will keep your CV on our database and contact you when an appropriate vacancy arises.

We do also offer intern positions throughout the year. If you are interested in our intern position please email us with a CV and covering letter.

Current Vacancies

We are looking for a Studio Assistant to join our friendly team (including studio dog!) in our gorgeous new North London showroom/studio which is 5 minutes from Tufnel Park tube and Gospel Oak overground. The role is for 3-5 days per week ideally including Saturdays.

Studio Assistant at Award Winning Contemporary Rug Design Studio/ Showroom at 14 York Rise NW5 1ST

The ideal candidate will be a super organised self-starter with at solid work experience with references. The position covers supporting the Studio Manager and Founder in all aspects of the business with at times minimum supervision. This role could suit someone studying part time eg: Masters/ Postgraduate. You will learn a huge amount about running a small business and l be trained in our systems.

The job involves administrative activities to facilitating smooth, efficient running of the office including:

Diary management and other duties

Maintaining stock, stationary, kitchen, plants, filing within cupboards etc.

Website updating via WordPress back end site

Taking telephone calls and recording messages, responding to email inquires, managing shared inboxes

Admin including printing, filing, archiving etc.

Admin tasks for our bookkeepers (no knowledge of bookkeeping software required, but it is a bonus)

Database work: updating contacts

Keeping studio/showroom in prisitine

Shipping and packing our items sold online filling in online paperwork for courier and commercial invoices and booking couriers

Stock control – via Excel

Greeting guests

Keeping track of orders and customer relations

Social media – posting images and engaging with our followers- writing blog posts

Helping at events and functions

Essential qualities:

Ability to learn instructions and follow through tasks as trained accurately and independently

Excellent time management skills; multi-tasking, work to multiple deadlines & prioritise work

Excellent verbal and written English communication skills

Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to confidently and sensitively liaise with members of the team and clients, suppliers and couriers in person, over the phone, and via email

Ability to think logically and sensibly about how tasks and the role affect the business

Practical approach to daily issues and problem solving; adaptable to change /new challenges

Strong sense of initiative and the ability to work both independently and collaborate

Reliable and punctual, with excellent planning and organisational skills

Able to work under pressure to tight deadlines with attention to detail

Proactive and confident

Good IT skills – particularly with Apple Mac – proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel

Familiar with working with social media.

Enjoys writing in English

Positive attitude and strong aptitude for learning and best practice

A diplomatic personality, with a good sense of discretion

This is an admin role, not suitable for someone who wants to be a designer.

A competitative salary is offered depending on experience, skills and references.
Please send a CV & covering letter to: enquiry@sonyawinner.com

Start date January 2020