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Black Edition Senior Textile Designer - Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Full time, Permanent, Kirkby-in-Ashfield


Salary dependent on experience


Part of The Romo Group, Black Edition, is a leading design house in the textiles and wallcoverings industry. Family run since 1902, The Romo Group now has six established brands, all with their own unique character and style, that specialise in the supply of furnishing fabrics and wallcoverings to both the domestic and contract markets. Since launching in 2013, the Black Edition brand has continued to forge its own identify creating designs with a distinctive, edgy style and characteristic colour palette for the luxury interiors market. For more information on our brand please visit: www.blackedition.com


We have an exciting opportunity for anexperienced Textile Designerwithexceptional talent and creativityto join our dynamic and busy Black Edition design studio to work alongside a team of designers on a variety of tasks.
Main responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Creating original, unique designs for a variety of applications.
  • Actively researching into design and colour trends.
  • Interpreting trends appropriately for the brand.
  • Working proactively with all members of design, buying and production teams, supporting and developing business relationships to ensure successful results at all levels of the product journey.
  • Liaising with suppliers to provide feedback on trials and developments throughout the design and production process.
  • Visiting suppliers to assist in overseeing fabric and wallcoverings production.


Applicants will need to demonstrate the following:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Textile Designer in a commercial setting.
  • A high achieving degree in Textile Design or similar qualification.
  • Be a dedicated, passionate and industrious designer with an aspirational taste level to meet the complexity of this role.
  • Good knowledge of all aspects of the commercial fabric printing and production process including digital, rotary and flat bed.
  • A strong knowledge and previous experience of CAD.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work closely with all members of the design team and with other relevant departments.
  • Be flexible and practical with task management and with an ability to work under pressure and within time scales.
  • Exceptional organisation skills.
  • A sound understanding of Intellectual Property rights and all aspects of copyright related to design.


The successful candidate will help oversee and create exclusive designs that meet the ethos of the Black Edition brand and should display an affinity with and understanding of the brand. Working with the design team and working in collaboration with the Brand Director and other senior members, external suppliers, and internal departments to deliver quality fabrics and wallcoverings to be launched into the international market.

If you believe you have the skills and experience that match this role please submit anup to date CVandcovering letterdemonstrating your experience and interest in the role. In addition, to support your application, we would also require you to submitrecent examples of your work. Please send these directly torecruitment@romo.com

Romo Textile Designer - Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Full time, Permanent, Kirkby-in-Ashfield


Salary dependent on experience


Are you an experienced textile designer looking for a new opportunity to work in a market leading textile business?


An exciting opportunity to work for Romo, a leading textile & wallcovering brand at The Romo Group is currently open. We are looking for anexperienced Textile Designerwith exceptional talent and creativityto join our family run business. This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic and busy design studio working alongside a team of designers on a variety of tasks.
Family run since 1902, The Romo Group specialises in the supply of furnishing fabrics and wallcoverings to both the domestic and contract markets. Romo is the company's signature brand with a style defined by lively, contemporary prints, decorative weaves and imaginative wallcoverings. For more details on our brand please visit: www.romo.com


Main responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Actively researching into trends and colours
  • Creating original designs for a variety of applications
  • Collaborating with colleagues focusing on colouring and design development
  • Liaising with suppliers to provide feedback on trials and developments throughout the design process
  • Visiting the printers to help oversee production

To be successful in this role The Romo Group are seeking candidates who are highly creative and innovative. Candidates must beeducated to a degree level in textile design. They will possessexceptional drawing and design skillswith a strong knowledge and previous experience ofCAD, and will have an excellent sense of colour and a goodunderstanding of printing and weaving techniques. Proven experience in the textile industry is essential.
Candidates will also need to demonstrate the ability to work well as part of a team, have flexibility with their work approach and demonstrate strong organisational and communication skills.


If you believe you have the skills and experience that match this role pleasesubmit an up to date CV and covering letterdemonstrating your experience and interest in the role. In addition, to support your application, we would also require you to submit recent examples of your work. Please send these directly to recruitment@romo.com

Cushion & Curtain Maker - Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Are you an experienced Sewing machinist with previous relevant experience of working with industrial sewing machines? Are you a creative & enthusiastic individual who has a flare for producing high quality soft furnishings?

We are looking for a Cushion & Curtain Maker to join our company, to create made to order cushions, curtains and other bespoke pieces. Family run since 1902, The Romo Group specialises in the supply of furnishing fabrics and wallcoverings to both the domestic and contract markets. For more details on the company, please visit: www.romo.com

Main responsibilities of the role include:

  • To manage the internal order system ensuring all customer orders are processed
  • Creating high quality cushions, curtains and other bespoke pieces as required by the business
  • Working in collaboration with the design studios to create cushions and curtains
  • Working in collaboration with the creative marketing department to create soft furnishings to be used for marketing material and product launches
  • To develop, lead and support the Cushion & Curtain Making team
  • Ensuring the exceptional quality of all orders before they are despatched to customers
  • Ensuring complete orders are packaged to a high standard in the correct brand packaging
  • Working in collaboration with the packing department to ensure all customer orders are despatched

To be successful in this role we are seeking candidates with proven relevant industrial sewing machinist experience, who have extensive experience in soft furnishings and upholstery fabrics, enjoy working as part of a team in a fast paced environment, and have a ‘can do’ attitude.

Candidates will also need to demonstrate good time management skills with strong attention to detail. They should have a flexible and methodical approach to their work, with an innovative style to problem solving.

If you believe you have the skills and experience that match our role please submit an up to date CV and covering letter demonstrating your experience and interest in this role. Please send these to recruitment@romo.com for the attention of the Patco Manager.

Showroom Sales Associate - Washington, DC

Join our dynamic team of Sales Associates and become the face of one of the most reputable, exciting and trendy companies in luxury textile design today. Our sales associates combine their passion for luxury design and expert knowledge, to assist interior designers in their product selection process. As ambassadors of the Romo brand, our showroom associates model the company’s values of integrity, originality and customer service.

If you are you looking for a successful and hip organization, that combines the nonchalant corporate culture of a Silicon Valley start-up, with the foundation of an established 5th generation family owned business, then Romo may be your next home! We offer extremely competitive salaries, bonus potential, and a comprehensive benefits package including 401k.

What will you do?:

  • Work alongside Interior Design clients to Introduce new collections and promote suitable fabric and wallcovering solutions for a wide variety of design projects
  • Offer product options and “schemes” requested by interior designers via email or phone.
  • Display integrity with an ever present commitment to providing the best possible customer service
  • Manage all aspects of order entry, including quotes, reserves, sales order entry and order processing, along with any and all required follow up
  • Maintain correct inventory levels for memo samples
  • Keep product merchandising up to date according to standardized rotations.
  • Maintain a fresh and sexy showroom aesthetic with frequently updated product displays
  • Manage our customer base and build key relationships within the design community
  • Increase our customer base through research and observation, including the use of social media in order to create new leads and become a prime designer resource
  • Make a conscious effort to host and attend industry events

Requirements:

  • College degree and a minimum of 2 years of experience in either Design, fashion related sales, or prior industry sales experience
  • Positive, energetic, can-do attitude
  • Passionate about luxury products, interior design architecture and/or fashion
  • Strong analytical, communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent time management and follow up skills
  • Customer-driven

What's in it for you?

  • A unique corporate culture with a strong focus on employee satisfaction.
  • 100% covered Medical Benefits
  • Dental. Life and disability Insurance
  • 3 weeks of Paid Vacation
  • Profit Share
  • 401K with 4% match

Qualiï¬ed candidates may send resume and cover letter to:

The ROMO Group

16722 West Park Circle Drive

Chagrin Falls, OH 44023

Email: careers@romousa.com

Export Sales Administrator – Italian Linguist - Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Permanent, Full Time, Kirkby-in-Ashfield

Starting salary of £21,652 per annum increasing over a 2 year period depending on performance.

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?

A unique opportunity is available for a competent 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 French speaking linguists who have either previously worked in a customer service role, or have experience of working in a fast paced environment working to tight deadlines.

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.

Showroom Sales Associate - Design Centre Chelsea Harbour, London

ROMO, a leading privately owned textile and wallcovering design house, is looking for an enthusiastic and confident Showroom Sales Associate to permanently join our flagship showroom based at the Design Centre Chelsea Harbour, London.

Family run since 1902, The Romo Group specialises in the supply of furnishing fabrics and wallcoverings to both the domestic and contract markets. There are currently 6 design houses operating within The Romo Group, each with its own unique style. For more details about the company and our brands please visit: www.romo.com

The Showroom team are our first point of contact for Romo customers and provide excellent customer service through their knowledge and passion for our products. The successful candidate should be friendly, polite and approachable with preferably previous sales experience within the interiors industry.

Main responsibilities:

  • Assisting customers with their selection of products for use in interior schemes, taking an active approach to understand their needs and requirements
  • Being knowledgeable and familiar with products, being able to offer an effective and accurate answer to customer questions
  • Forming and maintaining relationships with clients
  • Support with the day to day running of the Showroom, ensuring it is well presented at all times
  • Preparing sample packs for customers
  • Working in collaboration with colleagues to manage and update the sample library on a daily basis
  • Supporting telephone and email enquires

Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent communication skills, with outstanding English language, written and spoken
  • A strong eye for colour and design
  • Be highly organised and able to prioritise
  • Good attention for detail
  • A proactive team worker with a flexible attitude and the ability to use ones initiative
  • A friendly and welcoming approach with outstanding customer service skills
  • IT competent with the ability to use Microsoft Office: Word & Excel

The successful candidate will have a positive ‘can do’ attitude, will be well presented and enjoy working as a member of a busy, proactive team.

Salary dependant on experience

If you believe you have the relevant skills that match our role please submit an up to date CV and covering letter demonstrating your experience and interest in this role. Please email these to recruitment@romo.com for the attention of the Showroom Manager.