Gillies

Recruitment

Since 1895 Gillies has been sourcing furnishings from all around the world and delivering to homes all across Scotland. We are an independent family run business and are now one of Scotland’s premier furniture retailers with stores in Aberdeen, Broughty Ferry, Perth and a flooring store in Montrose.

Gillies prides itself in offering good value for money across our full range of sofas, dining furniture, beds, bedroom furniture, carpets and flooring, curtains, giftware and accessories; all with quality customer service to back up any purchase.

Recent developments within Gillies have seen a flooring specialist store open in Montrose and large extension to our existing Perth showroom.

If you feel you are self motivated, enthusiastic, customer service driven and would like to work as part of our constantly evolving dynamic team, then please see below for available job opportunities.

Current Vacancies 


Chef/Cook - Perth Store

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Eatrium, our busy Café/Restaurant located within our Perth Store. We are looking for a Chef/Cook to join our team.

The ideal candidate will be experienced at working within a catering environment, preparing meals and delivering excellent service.
Our menu consists of a modest range of attractive snacks and meals which are easily prepared.

The ideal candidate should hold a Basic Food Hygiene Certificate.

Duties of the role include:

  • Preparing & cooking dishes
  • Contributing ideas to develop new dishes & menus
  • Ordering stock from suppliers & keeping stock levels topped up & in date
  • Taking incoming stock deliveries from suppliers
  • Control of portion sizes & waste
  • Keeping the work area clean & tidy

This is a full time role, working an average of 34 hours per week on a shift basis of 5 days from 7 each week.

Please apply in writing attaching a full C.V. to:

Tom Rodgers, Finance Director
180 Brook Street
Broughty Ferry
Dundee
DD5 2AJ

Email: recruitment@gillies.co.uk


Carpet Salesperson – Broughty Ferry Store

We have a vacancy for a full-time Carpet Salesperson at our Broughty Ferry Store.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, self-motivated person who is looking for a full time sales career with a dynamic, well established, forward thinking family business. We are expecting hard work, flexibility and commitment and in return we offer an attractive salary and benefits. On Target Earnings are £22,500 per annum, however Sales Commission is unlimited.

Previous experience in Carpet sales is preferred, although not essential, however only applications demonstrating previous and recent retail/sales experience will be considered for this position.

You must also be:

  • Enthusiastic
  • Numerical  & Literate
  • Computer literate
  • Looking for a career in Sales

The position entails working 39.5 Hours per week including Saturdays and alternate Sundays.

Please apply in writing, sending your full CV to: 

Tom Rodgers, Finance Director
180 Brook Street
Broughty Ferry
Dundee
DD5 2AJ

Email: recruitment@gillies.co.uk


Furniture Salesperson - Dingwall

Westend Furniture, Dingwall is part of the Gillies Furniture Retail Group, an independent furniture retailer serving the North East of Scotland.

We are offering an exciting opportunity in retail furnishings for an enthusiastic, self motivated individual who is looking for a sales career with a dynamic, well organised, forward thinking, family business.

We are expecting sales ability, enthusiasm, flexibility and commitment, and in return we offer an attractive salary, sales commission and staff benefits. Experience in a similar role is preferred although not essential and the successful candidate will be receptive to working with a highly committed team in a customer service led environment. Basic computer knowledge is essential.

The position is offered on either a full time basis for one individual, working 5 days per week, 37.5 hours per week or on a “job share” basis split 3 days and 2 days per week for two individuals.

Please apply in writing with full CV to: 

Mr. Martin Hall
General Store Manager
Email:
recruitment@gillies.co.uk


Delivery Driver/Porter – Dingwall

We are seeking to recruit a Delivery Driver. You will work as part of a two man team delivering furniture from our warehouse in Dingwall in to our customers’ homes in Inverness and the surrounding area.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated and be able to work with minimal supervision in a busy and sometimes physically demanding environment.

Clean driving licence is preferred.

Please apply in writing attaching a full c.v. to:

Martin Hall, Store Manager

recruitment@gillies.co.uk


Catalogue Administrator - Broughty Ferry

A vacancy has become available within our expanding business to develop our product catalogue for use internally and on our website. 

We are looking for a hardworking administrator to assist with developing our data and writing descriptions of products and offers. This is a great role for somebody who has a good understanding of computer technology together with an ability to methodically gather & process information about products and offers.

You will be required to maintain and update our internal system in a consumer friendly manner for ultimate use on our website. Reporting to the IT Manager, your main responsibilties as a Catalogue Administrator include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining and Developing our internal product catalogue
  • Gathering information and images from suppliers and inputting into a customer friendly form on our internal system.
  • Maintaining all existing products and information including, amending existing product information such as specifications, pictures, descriptions and product statuses
  • Creating product dimension/specification sheets to be used with each product

This Position is based at our Broughty Ferry Store

Required Skills

  • Good command of the English language, the ability to demonstrate excellent writing skills and attention to detail
  • A good understanding of computers and the internet
  • Knowledge and good ability of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc)
  • Excellent Organisational Skills and Timekeeping
  • A positive and enthusiastic attitude to work
  • Ability to communicate successfully and work effectively with other team members
  • Intermediate knowledge of computer set-up and I.T Systems would be preferred
  • Previous Experience in a similar role would be an advantage.

Remuneration

  • Annual Salary of £16,000
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Staff Discount

Interested?

In the first instance, send your CV and covering letter to Mr Tom Rodgers, CA, Finance Director to the email address below.

Gillies of Broughty Ferry Limited
180 Brook Street
Broughty Ferry
Dundee
DD5 2AJ

Email: recruitment@gillies.co.uk

Closing Date: 20th October 2017