Interior Designer - Proline, Inchicore, Dublin 8

Location Dublin
Job ref: 085975
Published: 10 days ago

Interior Designer – Private Clients - Proline, Inchicore, Dublin 8

Part of Grafton Group Plc, Chadwicks Group is the market leader in the builder’s merchanting industry in the Republic of Ireland. The core business is through the traditional Builders Merchants division. Main brands include Chadwicks, Cork Builders Providers, Davies & Telfords.  In addition, and through organic growth and acquisitions the Group have established a range of brands which are close to the core but offer a uniquely different range of products.  These include Heitons Steel, Panelling Centre, Morgans Timber, Proline,  Sitetech & Rooney's Hardware.

 

 Principle Objective

The role of the Private Clients Interior designer is to work with Proline’s customers to collaborate on their requirements, design goals and budget and then develop the best ironmongery design concepts using your creativity and expertise to find innovative solutions for their projects.  The person should provide our customers with a knowledgeable, friendly and dependable service whilst at the same time optimising sales and gross profit. They should promote the company's products and services in a professional manner and deliver a superior standard of customer care to our customers.  The role is based in our showroom in Inchicore but would require travel to visit clients at site.   This role is unique in nature across the group in a niche market with high-end private clients.

 

Knowledge & Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in interior design, Interior Architecture, or equivalent
  • Experience as an interior designer ideally with knowledge of architectural ironmongery.
  • Experience of working with architects, QSs, builders and other interior designers.
  • Familiarity with the construction industry is advantageous and knowledge of building regulations is beneficial.
  • A proven track record of achieving and exceeding both sales and margin targets.
  • Proficiency in IT applications.

Key Responsibilities

  • Build strong relationships with the clients and their advisors to understand their requirements thus ensuring that the correct products are supplied.
  • Use knowledge of ironmongery to make suggestions for hardware or find solutions for difficult doors.
  • Prepare creative designs and quotes for all jobs and schedule all successful tenders.
  • Support Contract sales team in Proline with design thoughts and product suggestions.
  • Responsible for layout of customer showroom in Inchicore and for design and layout of product sample boards.
  • Broader support role for kitchen showrooms in the Panelling Centre.

 Essential Competencies

  • Interior designer skills
  • Effective team working and excellent interpersonal and customer-facing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Tact and diplomacy dealing with private clients
  • Dynamic, motivated & driven to achieve targets
  • Excellent organisation skills

Key Performance Measures

  • Sales revenue and growth
  • Customer satisfaction and retention
  • Number and quality of leads generated 

Contract Type

  • Permanent full time
  • Full time 39-hour contract
  • Working week Monday to Friday
  • Location - Inchicore - Dublin 8

 

Our Benefits Include

  • Competitive Basic Salary
  • Private Health Care Allowance                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  •  Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Pension Scheme
  • Colleague Saving Scheme
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Colleague Discount
  • Educational Assistance
  • Wellness initiatives

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification.  At Chadwicks Group we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways.  You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

 

DISCLAIMER: Chadwicks Group reserves the right at any time to change, delete, or add to any of the provisions of this Role Profile at its sole discretion and it is the colleague’s responsibility to familiarise themselves with these changes. Furthermore, the provisions of this Role Profile are designed by Chadwicks Group to serve as guidelines rather than absolute responsibilities and duties.

 

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