Vacancies at the Mill

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At Oswaldtwistle Mills we are always committed to offering the best customer service. We are looking for dedicated and motivated team members to join our growing business.  

 

Please see below job vacancies currently available at the Mill. 

Middleweight Graphic Designer

Loom Loft Oswaldtwistle Mills


Full time 37.5 hours per week – Monday to Friday

We are currently looking for an exceptional Graphic Designer to join our in-house creative team. This is an exciting opportunity to work for our award-winning company, we are looking for someone with previous experience in a graphic design role ideally within the retail sector or a similar role.

You will be working across all disciplines from print and advertising to web, email marketing and social media – so there will be plenty of opportunities to show off your creativity!

You will be highly organised and an excellent communicator. You will also need an excellent working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite software packages including; In-Design, Photoshop and Illustrator.

THE JOB

  • Playing a pivotal role in the continued development of the Loom Loft/Oswaldtwistle Mills Shopping Village brand
  • Understand our brand propositions and develop creative design and ideas that help to bring it to life.
  • Manage design projects from briefing, concept presenting, amends, proofing and production.
  • Develop design across multiple channels including, point of sale, posters, flyers, newsletters, e-shots, brochures, signage, web banners, video and social media.
  • Manage the flow and scheduling of requests, prioritising them as appropriate and ensure relevant colleagues are aware of timelines.
  • Updating social media channels with engaging and creative content, experience of Hootsuite and blog writing an advantage
  • Designing point-of-sale material for our retail outlets
  • Continuous update of content on the company’s websites via a content management system
  • Contribute to ongoing website development, enhancement and maintenance
  • Support Marketing Manager and marketing team with other initiatives as needed.

THE PERSON

  • Excellent working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software including Adobe In-Design, Photoshop, Illustrator and WordPress
  • Think creatively to solve problems and produce new ideas and concepts
  • Experience in planning workload to ensure that results are delivered within agreed timescale
  • A strong team player comfortable with a highly collaborative working environment
  • Strong commercial awareness with the ability to identify opportunities

SKILLS / EXPERIENCE

  • Educated to A Level, Degree or equivalent in Graphic Design
  • Commercial experience designing for both the print and web for a minimum of 2 years
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of In-Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, WordPress
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Good written skills
  • Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver and designing e-shots would be advantageous
  • Full driving license & own car essential as travelling between sites will be required.

THE SALARY

  • Salary dependent on experience

If you fulfil the criteria please send a covering letter, CV and work samples/portfolio to Tracy Leeming – Marketing Manager tleeming@loomloft.co.uk

Full Time - Furniture & Interiors Sales Assistant


We are looking for dynamic, confident and energetic full-time experienced Furniture Sales Assistant. As part of our team we want you to deliver exceptional customer service, actively approaching customers and prioritising customer engagement. Assisting the management team in having a well merchandised, organised and clean store.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • You will deliver exceptional Customer Service, approaching every customer in your department and offer help and assistance.
  • Exceeding or meeting KPI’s or personal targets as set out by the management team.
  • Develop an understanding of product knowledge of every item in stock in your department.
  • Liaise with Marketing to ensure all POS is current and professionally displayed, maintaining high standards.
  • Be aware of sales on a daily/weekly basis to ensure they are in line with targets, addressing products not performing and communicating this information to your management team. Monitor, identify and promote slow selling lines to maximise sales potential. Liaising with management how we can turnover stock.
  • Follow and be aware of current trends concerning furniture & home interiors. Pass your ideas on to management.
  • Ensure that Brand standards are maintained at all times.
  • Preparing quotes/invoices for customers.
  • Liaising with warehouse to coordinate deliveries.
  • Contributing to any project works, i.e. remerchandising of the department.
  • End of day reports on the sales activity / operations.
  • Providing feedback to management on any products customers enquire about that we don’t stock.
  • Respond to customer complaints and comments promptly and in a professional manner.
  • Loading bay/warehousing to be kept tidy and organised at all times.
  • Maintain high standards of health and safety/housekeeping. Report any H&S or security issues immediately.
  • Participate and embrace all training opportunities presented by the company.
  • Ensure all GDPR procedures are followed including our Clear Desk Policy and Privacy Notice.
  • Must be proactive, lots of initiative and self-motivated.

Hours: 39 hours per week.

If you think you have what it takes please contact Diane Calvert by email recruitment@o-mills.co.uk