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, Inverness, 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.

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 and staff benefits.

Experience is preferred and the successful candidate will be receptive to working with a highly committed team in a customer service led environment. They will also be keen to actively participate in a full work experience based training programme. Basic computer knowledge is essential. O.T.E £27k

The position entails working 5 days per week, inclusive of weekend working (39.5 hours per week). The position is located within our Inverness branch.

Please apply in writing with full CV to: 

Mr Kevin Gallagher, Store Manager

Email: recruitment@gillies.co.uk

Gillies of Broughty Ferry Limited is a long established retailer of Home Furnishings and Flooring with Stores throughout the North and East of Scotland. Employing over 180 people, the business has been in the same family ownership since it started almost 125 years ago.

We have a vacancy for an Trainee Administrative Assistant based at our Customer Services Department at West Pitkerro Industrial Estate, Dundee. The jobholder will work as part of our Customer Services Team whose function is to liaise with our customers and suppliers to ensure timely delivery of goods in and out and to resolve any issues arising. The role will cover a range of administrative tasks. The jobholder will be required to liaise with colleagues in carrying out tasks and will also be required to deal with Customers in person and by telephone. Full training will be provided.

We are looking for someone who will be reliable and capable of showing initiative and flexibility when dealing with the variety of tasks that will come their way. In addition:

  • You must have a high standard of organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure when required
  • You must have a high standard of written and verbal communication skills
  • You must have good numeracy skills and attention to detail
  • You must possess good IT skills

This is a full time position working 39 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Please apply in writing, enclosing a full CV by email to:

recruitment@gillies.co.uk

Gillies is a long established family business with Home Furnishing Stores throughout the North and East of Scotland.

We are seeking to recruit Warehouse Porters to be based at our Warehouse facility in Dundee. Duties will include loading, unloading and moving stock.

Candidates must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision in a busy and sometimes physically demanding environment.

The position entails working 5 days per week, Monday to Friday (39 hours per week).

Current Driving licence is essential.

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

Mr Chris Philp, Distribution Director

recruitment@gillies.co.uk

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

We are looking for a hardworking administrator to join our team and assist with developing our data, and writing descriptions of products and offers. This 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, to be viewed by consumers on our website platform and in-store.

You will be required to maintain and update our internal Microsoft system in a consumer friendly manner for ultimate use on our website. Reporting to our e-commerce Manager, your main responsibilities 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

The position is based at our Broughty Ferry Store.

Required Skills

  • Good command of the English language, the ability to demonstrate excellent e-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 handle enquiries in an efficient, friendly and positive manner
  • 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.

Salary and package details available on application.

Please apply in writing, enclosing a full CV by email to: recruitment@gillies.co.uk