Permanent | Full time (37 hrs. per week) | Eastleigh SO50 6RR | £22,000 - £25,000 per annum DOE

Is furniture your passion? Do you have the perfect balance of customer skills and a good eye for surveying a space? You could combine these skills and work for an organisation that makes a big contribution to society by championing employment for disabled people.

Mount Industries, based in Eastleigh, is a social enterprise and part of Enham Trust, a leading disability charity based in Hampshire. This is a fantastic opportunity for a commercially minded person seeking a new opportunity in an organisation with a clear social purpose.

The role

As the Furniture Surveyor your primary purpose is to ensure that new furniture orders meet the requirements of our customers. You will manage enquiries, visit customers to survey their requirements, provide quotes and ensure each request is successfully delivered.  Additionally, you will build strong relationships with our regular customers, look out for growth opportunities, and communicate with customers through all stages of their project.

You

Have previous experience in a customer facing B2B role as an estimator, surveyor, sales or account manager (whilst ideally this will have been in a furniture business, other backgrounds will be considered).

  • Be comfortable working with numbers and creating commercially viable offers.
  • Enjoy communicating and be able to converse in an engaged, easily understood manner, both verbally and in writing.
  • Hold a driving license and be able to travel on business using your own car.
  • Have a flexible approach to working hours to meet customer and operational requirements.

For more information please see our job description and person specification.

What you’ll get

  • A competitive salary (£22-25k)
  • 33 days annual leave including Bank Holidays (rising by 1 day for each year in service from year 2 of employment up to year 4)
  • Opportunity to purchase up to 5 extra days annual leave per year
  • Contributory pension scheme with matched employer contributions up to 6%
  • Full support and training from a team dedicated to helping you be successful
  • An energetic, enjoyable and engaging working environment with a charity that makes a real difference to people’s lives.

Apply

The closing date for this vacancy is 5 April 2019.

***Please note that we will be conducting a rolling programme of short-listing and interviewing and reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time, therefore we recommend you apply as soon as possible to ensure you do not miss the opportunity.***

To apply, please email your CV and cover letter addressing each element of the person specification explaining why you think you are the perfect fit for this position to our recruitment team at [email protected] , quoting the job title and job reference: V75 in the subject field.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Enham Trust is accredited as a Disability Confident Leader; as part of this commitment all disabled applicants, who meet the minimum criteria, will be guaranteed an interview. To be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme it’s vital that you declare your disability, impairment or long-term health condition when you apply.

Enham Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we positively encourage applications from all eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy or maternity status.

Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check, provide two references and proof of right to work in the UK.