Jobs

Summer 2018 - Accepting CVs for a couple of available positions

If you are interested in one of the jobs below, or would like to find out more about other opportunities, please get in touch at

blindtechniquejobs@gmail.com

I look forward to hearing from you,
Richard Pink (Owner).

Blinds and Shutters Surveyor/Installer Required Summer 2018

Full Time position

We have an up coming opportunity to join our installation team. This position would suit somobody that is comfortable being part of a small and growing team and that enjoys the challenges of a fast paced environment.

Established for over 15 years and offering a full range of window blinds, conservatory blinds, plantation shutters and awnings, Blind Techniqiue is both a manufacturer and supplier and a leader in bespoke and specialised blinds products in London and the home counties, including motorisation. We supply to mainly retail customers including some larger corporate customers as well as trade customers. We are currently accepting CVs for this position as a fitter/installer/surveyor so that we can find the right person. Would suit someone who is very practical, organised, and that thrives in a busy environment.

The job is both specialised and interesting, dealing with customers in their homes and working as part of a team. Full training will be provided. Previous experience in the blinds and shutters industry is useful but not essential as full training will be given. Previous experience as proof of practical skills and ability is essential, as well as the ability to deal with customers and technical know-how.

Skills & Experience

Do you have experience in any of these areas or something similar?:

  • Blinds, curtains or shutters installation
  • Window or door fitting
  • Carpentry / Carpenter / Joinery
  • Conservatory installation
  • Kitchen or bedroom fitting
  • Shop fitting
  • Plumbing or electrical installations

Skills:

  • Someone with a good grasp of technical basics with a practical ability, particularly the ability to measure accurately
  • Able to use ladders and steps, hand tools, power tools and carry some heavier items
  • Basic grasp of modern IT software and applications. Ability to use an iPad, basic in house systems and e-mails
  • Able to survey accurately and communicate requirements and survey sheets back to the office or direct to the supplier
  • Good communicator and ability to offer excellent customer service both face to face and over the phone
  • Team-worker who is comfortable working in an established growing family business environment and would fit in as part of the team
  • Able to work well on your own using initiative to solve problems as they are encountered
  • Hardworking and flexible with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Highly organised individual with excellent time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Good command of English

Responsibilities:

  • To be punctual, presentable and curteous, communicating at all times with the team and the customers
  • Make sure products are ready for the fit date and to check that all tools, spares and parts are carried in order to complete the installation successfully according to the survey
  • To strictly follow the company health and safety guidelines and work in a professional and safe manner at all times
  • To install blinds, shutters and curtains, take pride in all work completed and tidy and clean up properly
  • Demonstrate the finished product, explain child safety and aftercare, and obtain the customer sign off
  • When required, take balance payment, update customer status on the iPad and hand out marketing material and feedback forms
  • To understand and learn the technical aspects of the product range, and to have the ability to survey and measure accurately as well as make alterations as necessary on site
  • Ensure the client is happy with the service they receive and report back to the rest of the team

Job particulars:

  • Full time position
  • Flexible working hours based on a 5 day week which will include some evenings as required to get a job finished and Saturdays
  • Salary paid monthly via BACS
  • Company vehicle for use, unrestricted driving license required
  • Salary consists of basic pay for 40 hours contract + Overtime payment

If you feel you would excel in this role? please send a CV and covering letter to us quoting 'Install 0218' to:

blindtechniquejobs@gmail.com

We look forward to hearing from you!

Field Sales/Business Development Required Summer 2018

Expanding business looking for an additional sales person that is able to cope with the fast pace and is comfortable being part of a small and growing team. We are a small and modern family business that specialises in the manufacture of conservatory and window blinds. We also sell all types of window blinds, external awnings and plantation shutters. The job will involve all aspects of selling these products to our end customers, mostly domestic, but also trade and increasingly commercial and contract customers.

The job is both specialised and interesting, managing your own diary and working as part of a team. Utilising some company leads and generating your own leads too for both retail and trade customers. Previous experience in the blinds industry or similar would be very useful but not essential as full training will be given, previous experience in sales is required, as well as a practical ability and some technical know-how.

Responsibilities:

  • To drive sales of blinds, shutters and awnings by creating and researching new leads for both trade and retail customers
  • To carry out sales appointments and customer follow ups and liaison offering knowledgeable advice with excellent customer service and sales skills
  • To understand and learn the technical aspects of the product range, and to have the ability to survey and measure accurately
  • To communicate effectively and work as part of a small team with a can do attitude and a flexible schedule
  • Support the sales team and achieve a consistently high customer satisfaction score
  • Lead Generation from an existing database and also supporting the development of new prospects
  • Meeting potential customers in their own home, taking orders which will involve processing the requirements through taking measurements etc
  • Ensuring the client is happy with the service they receive

Required Skills:

  • Self Motivated with excellent communication skills
  • Well presented and professional
  • Honest, reliable, ethical and conscientious
  • Familiar and competent with metric measurements - able to use a tape measure
  • Good organiser with time planning skills and good time keeping
  • Basic IT skills for e-mail, internet based systems, and able to use an iPad
  • Full UK driving license
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Based within a 40 minute commute by car to our head office in Eastcote

Job particulars:

  • Full time position
  • Flexible working hours which will include some evenings and every other Saturday
  • Salary paid monthly via BACS
  • Company vehicle
  • Company iPad provided
  • Basic salary + commission
  • Managed through KPI's

At any other time and for any other positions not currently advertised, please do get in touch and send a CV and covering letter to us at:

blindtechniquejobs@gmail.com

We look forward to hearing from you!

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