Sample Department Assistant

  • Permanent
  • SW10
  • Posted 1 year ago
  • This position has been filled
  • JO-2985
  • Salary: £20-22k

An established and recognised luxury brand who sell fabrics and carpets from a beautiful showroom in Chelsea Harbour now seek an addition to their team.  A strong and physically fit person (able to lift and hang carpets) who is able to operate and manage their busy samples department, produce samples boxes for the sales team and keep an inventory of stock. You will be responsible for carpet storage, labelling and packing/ unpacking and hanging 2.5x3M carpets for display in addition to flipping carpet beds for clients to view whilst they are in the showroom. You will be a personable character who is  able to present a luxury brand in front of customers and clients, you will be a good communicator and have the personality to represent this company with pride. The work load varies in accordance with customer and business needs on a week by week basis.


Roles and Responsibilities


  • Cutting/trimming/relabelling/chaining samples
  • Produce sample boxes
  • Keep stock of inventory
  • Take post to Post Room
  • Bringing brochures/bags up from stockroom
  • Receive and dispatch carpets
  • Unwrap carpets from export packaging and label
  • Managing carpet storage, keeping carpets labelled in accordance with the stock list and racks
  • Maintaining shop appearance, hanging carpets, rotating stock by swapping goods on display with goods from the warehouse
  • Assisting sales team in rolling out carpets when clients come into the showroom – being a friendly helping hand when in the office
  • Odd jobs around the showroom (such as repair work on screens, hoovering, tidying etc.)
  • Lifting and moving heavy items (such as rugs, deliveries etc.)


Skills and Requirements


  • Physical strength and good fitness level – able to lift and hang carpets
  • Personable character and able to represent a luxury brand in front of customers
  • Good communication skills
  • Presentable
  • Educated to a Degree level