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Pattern Book Assembler & Fabric Sampling Roles - Sutton-in-Ashfield

Permanent, Full Time

Do you have an eye for detail? Do you enjoy working as part of a team? Are you looking for a permanent role? Are you organised and friendly? Are you a team player with a drive to deliver? We have a number of exciting Operative roles working in our Pattern Book Making and Sampling department at our luxury, internationally renowned fabric and wallcovering design house.

What will you be doing?

  • Preparing swatches of fabric for distribution, including cutting, gluing and labelling the swatches
  • Preparing and sticking tickets to pattern books
  • Gluing fabric and books together accurately
  • Keeping accurate records and updating systems
  • Moving and sorting products, materials, containers and orders using appropriate tools
  • Finishing fabric pieces by overlocking, ensuring accuracy and attention to detail
  • We can offer you a friendly supportive culture, an outstanding working environment, and an excellent package:
  • Permanent job with on-the-job training – based at our new Headquarters in Sutton-in-Ashfield
  • Starting on £10.51 per hour (£21,178 per annum), increasing to £11.47 per hour (£23,105 per annum)
  • Mon – Fri, 8:30 – 17:00 (flexi-time available)
  • Opportunities to work overtime
  • Profit related pay scheme
  • Paid Holidays – starting on 28* days and gradually increasing to reach 37* days by your fifth year of employment. *includes statutory
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension plan – starting at 4% contribution. After 2 years we’ll match your contributions
  • Free Employee Assistance Programme
  • Onsite subsidised canteen with freshly prepared food (hot and cold options)
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Use of fridges / microwaves
  • Free onsite parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounts on gym membership
  • Career development opportunities

To be successful in this role we are seeking candidates who are self-motivated, methodical and able to perform under pressure. You can be relied on to meet tight deadlines. You will have strong communication skills (written and verbal). You will be flexible and able to adapt to change at short notice. If you have experience of working with fabrics, overlocking, or experience of using Polytex cutting machines and /or Reliant Fiblon Machines, that would be preferable, but not essential. Whilst this is a full-time opportunity, candidates requiring flexible hours will also be considered. We value diversity and are committed to equal opportunities in employment. Everyone who works at Romo and those who apply to work at Romo will be treated fairly and valued equally. If you have the relevant skills and would like to be considered for this role, please submit an up-to-date CV and covering letter to recruitment@romo.com for the attention of the Patco Manager. Please state in your application how you became aware of this vacancy.

Graphic Designer - Sutton-in-Ashfield

Are you a talented and enthusiastic Graphic Designer looking for a new challenge? Do you have strong creative flair, originality and a sophisticated approach to design? Are you dedicated, passionate and industrious with a can-do attitude and a desire to succeed? Are you friendly and personable and enjoy working as part of a team? Do you have a passion for textiles or interiors?

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work at Romo, an internationally renowned, luxury fabric and wallcovering design house, as part of our busy in-house Marketing and Graphic design team. This diverse role involves designing and creating artwork for both printed and digital marketing material for regular new product launches & international marketing campaigns. We are searching for a highly creative, experienced designer with a strong sense of style and keen eye for colour.

Working in collaboration with the wider marketing department and our in-house design studios, your role will be to consistently develop new visual ideas and maintain the unique identities of our 6 individual fabric and wallcovering brands, working on a wide variety of design tasks that include:

  • Working across a range of disciplines to create concepts, design solutions & layouts for both digital and printed promotional material including luxury product brochures, press releases, marketing collateral for shows & events, launch concepts, point of sale, digital presentations, slideshows & social media posts.
  • Creative design of luxury interior brochures through close collaboration with our in-house textile design studios, being responsible for the full design process from concept to recommending suitable paper stock to final layout and art working.
  • Producing regular digital design content including social media and email campaigns, videos and web banners etc
  • Creating and art working files for various print & digital projects, including typesetting information tables, producing artwork for visual merchandising items, stationery, pricelists and catalogues, providing print-ready files. Executing rigorous quality checks including spell checking & proofreading.
  • Collaborating with our Visual Merchandiser to ensure production of effective in-store branding e.g., signage, point of sale, window vinyl and other display elements required for internal showrooms and exhibitions
  • Creating concepts & designs for website refreshes including design of homepage, individual content pages or stand-alone sites, being mindful of responsive design.
  • Collaborating with the wider team of Graphic Designers to redesign logos / branding for special projects or brand refreshes
  • Creating and developing the design and layout of internal communication material including employee magazines, email communications, notices and posters

To be successful in this role we are seeking candidates who have relevant graphic design qualifications and proven industry experience. You will be highly motivated, proactive, and organised. You will have meticulous attention to detail with a strong sensitivity to colour and the ability to accept feedback and direction. You will be able to multitask, prioritising your own workload to respond to tight launch deadlines. You must have excellent verbal and written communications skills.

If you believe you are the perfect candidate for this role, please contact recruitment@romo.com to request a recruitment pack, specifying ‘Graphic designer’ as the subject matter.

Photo Shoot Co-ordinator / Stylist - Sutton-in-Ashfield

Full time, Fixed Term Contract (12 months) with the possibility of this leading to a permanent position

Sutton-in-Ashfield, with travel to other sites or abroad as necessary

Are you an experienced Photo Shoot Co-ordinator / Stylist interested in a new opportunity to work in a market leading, family-run business?

The Romo Group, aimed at the high- end luxury interiors market specialises in the supply of furnishing fabrics and wallcoverings to both the residential and contract markets. There are currently 6 design houses operating within The Romo Group, each with its own unique style. For more details on The Romo Group, please visit: www.romo.com.

An exciting opportunity is available for a successful Photo Shoot Co-ordinator / Stylist to join our busy Design Studios. Your role will involve organising and co-ordinating new product photo shoots for our Romo and Black Edition brands. Working with external stylists and photographers, liaising with Creative Directors, Design Studios, Marketing and PR you will co-ordinate all aspects of our photo shoots to present our fabric and wallcovering collections to the highest standard through various media and platforms. From instructing seamstresses and upholsterers to organising the logistics of location booking, prop hire and set build, you will ensure each photo shoot runs smoothly.

In addition to this a keen eye for photography and styling is required to create regular content for our digital media platforms. This would include capturing behind the scenes imagery from both our photo shoots and in house design studios as well as creatively styling vignettes and mood boards.

To be successful in this role we are seeking candidates with experience of organising, styling and co-ordinating photo shoots. Previous experience of creating social media content would be preferable. Organisation is key to the role as well as strong communication skills and a meticulous attention to detail.

Candidates will have a passion for interiors and a creative eye. They should be highly motivated and commercially focussed with a proven ability to plan and deliver effectively. Candidates will also need to demonstrate the ability to work well under pressure, both on their own or as part of a team and display initiative and problem-solving abilities. They must have flexibility with their work approach and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills. IT competent and preferably experienced in design software such as Photoshop.

If you believe you have the relevant skills and would like to be considered for this role, please submit an up-to-date CV and covering letter demonstrating your experience and interest in this role. Please send these directly to recruitment@romo.com. The closing date for applications is 4th October 2021. Please include in your application where you saw this role advertised.

UK Sales Administrator - Sutton-in-Ashfield

Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you have experience working in a customer service or call centre environment? Do you have a clear and methodical approach to work with a meticulous attention to detail? Are you a team player who enjoys working as part of a team? Do you enjoy performing under pressure and have the ability to adapt to change at short notice?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a UK Sales Administrator to join our busy Telesales department. Please note we provide an inbound sales service only and do not make any outbound sales/ cold calls. The role will involve:

  • Proving excellent customer service by promptly answering and dealing with all incoming telephone calls in an efficient and friendly manner
  • Responding to customer’s requests / queries and taking appropriate action when required
  • To organise: samples, representative calls, customer service queries, fire certificates, technical information, and amendments to customer orders
  • Organising reserves and/or stock cuttings at customers’ request
  • Taking calls for the wider business, transferring calls to relevant department and taking messages
  • Opening and distributing mail
  • Maintaining the sales email inbox and answering all queries professionally

To be successful in this role, you will have strong communications skills both verbal and written and you will be IT competent with good typing and keyboard skills. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, professional, organised, flexible, approachable and friendly.

If you believe you have the relevant skills and would like to be considered for this role, please submit an up-to-date CV and covering letter demonstrating your experience and interest in this role. In addition, could you please state where you first heard about this vacancy. Please send these directly to recruitment@romo.com for the attention of the Customer Services Manager. Please note the closing date for applications is the 1st October 2021.

Gardener - Permanent, Full Time, Sutton-in-Ashfield

Are you an experienced gardener looking for a new challenge? Are you passionate about horticulture and garden design? Do you have experience creating and maintaining gardens in a business setting? Do you enjoy working outdoors?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and reliable gardener who will be responsible for the general maintenance and development of various gardens and surrounding areas of Romo Head Office. Our aim is to create a garden environment that is in keeping with our high quality and contemporary building and can be safely enjoyed by both employees and visitors.

To be successful in this role, you will be able to use your initiative to carry out a varied range of gardening duties, requiring a minimum amount of supervision. You should be physically fit as there will be a requirement to manage small and heavy machinery. You will be friendly and professional with a clear and methodical approach to work, and meticulous attention to detail. You will have excellent communication skills and be confident providing guidance and advice to management on matters related to the garden.

The ideal candidate will have a horticultural qualification and knowledge of groundskeeping techniques and organic gardening methods. You will have a current clean driving licence with category B.

If you believe you have the relevant skills and would like to be considered for this role, please submit an up-to-date CV and covering letter demonstrating your experience and interest in this role. Please send these directly to recruitment@romo.com for the attention of the Facilities and Maintenance Supervisor.

Junior Graphic Designer – Creative Artworker - Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Permanent, Full Time

Do you have experience in design, artworking or print production? Are you looking for a new challenge within a creative marketing department? Do you enjoy using your communication skills to develop strong working relationships with people? Are you dedicated, passionate and industrious? Do you have a desire to succeed with a can-do attitude? Are you friendly and personable with a drive to deliver?

An exciting opportunity to support our experienced in-house Marketing and Graphic design team. The role will involve designing and creating artwork for both printed and digital marketing material for our product launches & marketing campaigns.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborating with the Creative Marketing team to come up with innovative design solutions
  • Artworking and typesetting for pattern books, pricelists, catalogues, and sales documents.
  • Designing internal communication materials including newsletters, posters, stationary, café menus, IT handbooks and training guides.
  • Creative design of digital presentations and slideshows.
  • Assistance with website improvements
  • Create social media graphics and assist with keeping channels up to date
  • Image placement & cropping images
  • Design & artwork of marketing & promotional items
  • Execute quality checks including proofreading

To be successful in this role we are seeking candidates who are highly motivated, proactive, and organised. You will have meticulous attention to detail with the ability to accept feedback and direction. You will have the ability to multitask responding to tight deadlines and prioritising your own workload.

If you believe you have the relevant skills and would like to be considered for this role, please submit an up-to-date CV and covering letter demonstrating your experience and interest in this role. Please send these directly to recruitment@romo.com for the attention of the Marketing Team Leader.

Inside Sales Adviseur - The Netherlands

Inside Sales Adviseur voor een marktleider op het gebied van stoffering en wanddecoratie

The ROMO Group staat bekend om zijn hoogwaardige stoffen en wandbekleding van hedendaagse(hippe) en eigentijdse ontwerpen. Wij zijn een internationaal en empathisch familiebedrijf gerund sinds 1902. Toepassingen vinden plaats voor zowel de residentiele als project markt. Er zijn momenteel 6 brands binnen de groep met hun eigen unieke stijl. www.theromogroup.com

Met deze nieuwe functie ben je het aanspreekpunt voor alle product en collectie gerelateerde vragen voor het klantenbestand wat van binnenuit bediend wordt. Jij zet nieuwe collecties uit bij de juiste klanten, helpt waar nodig met hun projecten en andere vragen. Hierin weet jij als professional hoe je het gesprek aan moet gaan om samen met een klant te groeien maar durft ook het gesprek aan te gaan als groei uitblijft. Je voert je taken uit vanuit ons kantoor en showroom in Houten en werkt daardoor veel telefonisch en online. Jij bent aanspreekpunt in onze showroom voor eigen klanten maar ook als een andere adviseur niet aanwezig kan zijn.

Naast je sales taken ondersteun je onze binnendienst in de serviceverlening, orderverwerking en andere taken. We werken met een klein team en er liggen voldoende uitdagingen. Hiervoor kijken we graag samen wat past en wat jij leuk zou vinden. Denk in mogelijkheden als facilitair, service, projecten en offertes.

We zoeken iemand met enkele jaren werkervaring in de interieurbranche. Je schakelt makkelijk, pakt snel dingen op en weet goed hoe je digitaal kunt werken. Je bent sociaal, begrijpt op en top wat serviceverlening inhoudt en durft ook een kritisch gesprek aan te gaan. Je bent minimaal 32 uur in de week beschikbaar en woonachtig in de omgeving van Utrecht.

Tot je takenpakket behoren onder andere:

  • Monitoren en helpen van eigen klantenbestand vanuit kantoor.
  • Uitzetten van nieuwe collecties bij jouw klantenbestand via telefoon of mail.
  • Helpen van klanten op afspraak in onze showroom.
  • Klantactiviteiten op socials (insta, LinkedIn) (op)volgen
  • Ondersteuning binnendienst: opvolgen van telefoon, mail en bestellingen.

Functie eisen;

  • Enkele jaren werkervaring in de interieurbranche
  • Uitstekende communicatieve vaardigheden, met zakelijk Engels, in woord en geschrift.
  • HBO werk en denkniveau
  • Dienstverlenende instelling en accuraat
  • Je weet van aanpakken en bent in staat snel te schakelen tussen verschillende werkzaamheden
  • Ervaring in sales is een must
  • Vaste werkdagen
  • Uitstekende kennis outlook, teams, office.

Indien je over de bovengenoemde eigenschappen beschikt kijken we uit naar je reactie. Stuur je CV met recente foto en begeleidend schrijven naar sollicitatienl@romo.com t.a.v. Hester van der Reijden.

Wij bieden je enthousiasme, creativiteit, stabiliteit, teamspirit en uitstekende arbeidsvoorwaarden in een internationale werkomgeving in een groeiende organisatie.

ROMO BV – Vleugelboot 80 -3991 CL – Houten

* Acquisitie n.a.v. deze advertentie wordt niet op prijs gesteld.

Export Sales Administrator – Linguist - Sutton-in-Ashfield

Permanent, Full Time, Sutton-in-Ashfield

Are you a skilled linguist looking for a new challenge? Do you have a clear and methodical approach to work and enjoy using your communication skills to develop strong working relationships with people? Are you customer focused with the ability to demonstrate an outstanding customer service experience? Do you have meticulous attention to detail with the ability to adapt to change at short notice?

A unique opportunity is available for an experienced administrator to join our busy and diverse Export department. The Romo Group are looking for a linguist who is qualified and fluent in either Italian, Polish, Spanish, German, or French. With customers at the heart of our business your role will be to support our overseas agents, distributors, and customers. You will work in collaboration with a team of expert linguists to ensure our customer journey runs smoothly by keeping them up to date through telephone and email conversations. Your linguist skills will be used to translate a mixture of PR & Marketing documents promoting our luxury fabrics, wallcoverings, trimmings and accessories which are distributed through our agents and distributors including the press.

To be successful in this role we are seeking qualified and fluent linguists who are highly motivated, proactive, and organised. You will have either previously worked in a customer service role or have experience of working in a fast-paced environment, responding to tight deadlines, and prioritising your own workload.

If you believe you have the relevant skills and would like to be considered for this role, please submit an up to date CV and covering letter demonstrating your experience and interest in this role. Please send these directly to recruitment@romo.com for the attention of the Export Office Manager.

Export Sales Administrator – Italian Linguist - Sutton-in-Ashfield

Permanent, Full Time, Sutton-in-Ashfield

Are you a skilled Italian linguist looking for a new challenge? Do you have a clear and methodical approach to work and enjoy using your communication skills to develop strong working relationships with people? Are you customer focused with the ability to demonstrate an outstanding customer service experience? Do you have meticulous attention to detail with the ability to adapt to change at short notice?

A unique opportunity is available for an experienced administrator to join our busy and diverse Export department. With customers at the heart of our business your role will be to support our Italian speaking overseas agents, distributors and customers. You will work in collaboration with a team of expert linguists to ensure our customer journey runs smoothly by keeping them up to date through telephone and email conversations. Your linguist skills will be used to translate a mixture of PR & Marketing documents promoting our luxury fabrics, wallcoverings, trimmings and accessories which are distributed through our agents and distributors including the press.

To be successful in this role we are seeking qualified and fluent Italian speaking linguists who are highly motivated, proactive, and organised. You will have either previously worked in a customer service role or have experience of working in a fast-paced environment, responding to tight deadlines, and prioritising your own workload. Whilst Italian is an essential requirement to the role, other languages would be desirable.

If you believe you have the relevant skills and would like to be considered for this role please submit an up to date CV and covering letter demonstrating your experience and interest in this role. Please send these directly to recruitment@romo.com for the attention of the Export Office Manager.

Export Sales Administrator – Non Linguist - Sutton-in-Ashfield

Permanent, Full Time, Sutton-in-Ashfield

Are you an experienced administrator looking for a new challenge? Do you have a clear and methodical approach to work and enjoy using your communication skills to develop strong working relationships with people? Are you customer focused with the ability to demonstrate an outstanding customer service experience? Do you have meticulous attention to detail with the ability to adapt to change at short notice?

An exciting opportunity is available for an experienced administrator to join our busy and diverse Export department. With customers at the heart of our business your role will be to provide administrative support to our overseas agents, distributors, and customers, including ensuring our customer journey runs smoothly by keeping them up to date through telephone and email conversations. The role will involve order processing, ensuring queries from Agents/Customers are resolved efficiently including providing regular updates, ensuring orders are despatched with correct documentation, as well as general office administration.

To be successful in this role we are seeking candidates who are highly motivated, proactive, and organised. You will have either previously worked in a customer service role or have experience of working in a fast-paced environment, responding to tight deadlines, and prioritising your own workload.

If you believe you have the relevant skills and would like to be considered for this role, please submit an up-to-date CV and covering letter demonstrating your experience and interest in this role. Please send these directly to recruitment@romo.com for the attention of the Export Office Manager.