The Designer Rooms – Head of Bed Department

We are a family-run, premier furniture retailer with 10 stores across Scotland’s central belt. Our company was founded 12 years ago, and we specialise in selling high-end, luxury furniture, garden furniture, and home accessories. We are expanding and are looking for a Senior Manager to join us as Head of Beds at our new Sleepcentre.

Job Overview:

As the Head of Beds/Sleepcentre at Designer Rooms, you will be at the forefront of our bedding and sleep solutions department. Your role will encompass a range of responsibilities from staff training to supplier negotiations, with the creation of this new position aimed at ensuring our bedding department remains a market leader.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Staff Product Training: Equip our sales team with in-depth product knowledge and sales techniques specific to our bedding range.
  • Product Selection/Range Planning: Curate and maintain a diverse and high-quality bedding product line that aligns with market trends and customer preferences.
  • Supplier Relations and Negotiations: Build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, negotiating terms that benefit both parties and ensure a competitive edge.
  • Internal and External Marketing: Collaborate with the marketing department to develop and implement strategies that effectively promote our bedding range.
  • Recruitment of Sales Staff: Oversee the hiring process for the sales team, ensuring candidates meet the high standards required to represent Designer Rooms.
  • Setting and Meeting KPIs: Develop and track key performance indicators for the bedding department, focusing on sales growth, customer satisfaction, and team performance.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the beds/bedding industry.
  • Proven track record of effective team management and leadership.
  • Strong negotiation and relationship-building skills.
  • Proficient in market analysis and range planning.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

What We Offer:

  • A dynamic and supportive work environment.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.

Application Process:

We offer a competitive salary, generous bonus and benefits package, and the opportunity to work with a dynamic and growing team. If you are interested in relocating to Scotland, we can help with that too.

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and qualifications.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £40,000.00-£50,000.00 per year

To apply email customerservices@thedesignerrooms.com

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