Studio Assistant (Sewing)


STUDIO ASSISTANT (SEWING)

 The Company

Designed for Dogs are a luxury British pet bedding company. All our products are designed and handmade in-house by our excellent team of skilled seamstresses and shipped to our customers across the UK and abroad. Primarily selling online via our own website and several platforms we are a hard-working, fast-growing company and are looking to add to our team.

 The Role

We are looking for 1-2 people to help out our team with duties including:

  • Assist in the studio with tasks such as cutting fabric, preparing zips, ironing
  • Operation of embroidery machine
  • Assisting in the studio lifting large or heavy items inc fabric rolls
  • Accepting, unpacking and checking deliveries
  • Preparation of orders for dispatch
  • Assisting with regular stock-take
  • Keeping studios clean & tidy
  • Preparation for events – loading & unloading
  • Potential to join us working away at events/shows

 Hours of work: Full or Part-Time weekdays, to be discussed with the successful candidate(s)

 Our ideal candidate

  • You will be hard working, motivated and a pro-active person, and it helps if you like dogs!
  • You will work quickly and diligently
  • You are reliable, trustworthy and honest.
  • You will need to be physically fit & healthy as this job does involve some lifting of heavy items such as large fabric rolls etc and you will be on your feet a lot.
  • You must have the right to live and work in the UK.
  • You must have a full driving licence and your own transport due to our rural location at Wickenby Airfield, LN3 5AX

 This could be a brilliant opportunity for a school or college leaver to get started in the workplace with the opportunity for further training, to become a Seamstress / Sewing Machinist, or involved in other areas of the business from product design to e-commerce.

 What we can offer you:

  • Excellent rates of pay
  • 20 days paid holiday, plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time).
  • A great place to work as part of a supportive team.
  • Training and development - if you show interest and potential we’ll help you to achieve excellence.

How to apply:

Please send a CV with covering letter to sales@designedfordogs.com

(This is your chance to shine - your covering letter should tell us what appeals about the role & company and why you’d be a great addition to our team)

Any enquiries please email sales@designedfordogs.com or call 07821 206736 during normal office hours (please do not DM).

Please include full employment & education history with 2 references.

Closing date: 5pm Friday 14th January 2022