Careers

 Current Vacancies:

Graduate Digital Associate

This is a full-time, office-based vacancy for an ambitious graduate digital apprentice, to join our growing luxury, creatively driven homewares business to work alongside the digital marketing manager.

It is an exciting opportunity for anyone who likes to use both sides of the brain, who can be analytical whilst also being creative, who is detail driven and who wants to immerse themselves in the digital world.

We are a small team and we are looking for someone to be part of our “family” who can contribute to our growth.

This role will involve you being hands on, helping with every aspect of the business.  You will be exposed to the full workings of running a thriving retail enterprise and have many opportunities to make a mark.

The suitable candidate will be someone who wants to learn all aspects of the digital world, to include website development and content management, SEO, digital marketing, affiliate marketing and many other disciplines.

They will be enthusiastic about being part of a passionate team, about gaining experience of digital platforms such as Shopify and about immersing themselves in the digital world.

 

The successful candidate must be:

Digitally minded and highly computer and internet proficient

Intuitive

Keen to learn new skills.

Excited by digital marketing channels – such as social media, email marketing

Have at least basic design skills and knowledge of Adobe creative suite – Photoshop + InDesign

Organised, methodical and detail driven

A good communicator and writer with great vocabulary and grammar skills.

Able to complete tasks and responsibilities independently with limited or no supervision

Able to multi-task and prioritise

A great team player with an ambitious and positive attitude – who is willing to get stuck in and help with other aspects of the business.

Interested in working in the interiors/ homeware sector.

Available to work full time in our office based in West London

 

Advantageous:

Knowledge of Ecommerce platform Shopify + Epos / CRM system Lightspeed

A broad understanding of current technology trends

Analytical experience

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 Senior Designer and Stylist

This is a full-time, office-based vacancy for an experienced Senior Designer and Stylist, with at least four years’ experience, to join our growing luxury, creatively driven homewares business. It is an exciting opportunity for someone with an Art/Design/Architecture passion to come and have a major influence on the future direction of our brand. 

The position will be working directly into the CEO/Creative Director and the Operations Director.

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Summerill and Bishop isn’t your usual homewares brand. Founded 27 years ago by two great friends with a truly effortless and unique sense of style, Summerill and Bishop sells the most beautiful table linen, tableware and unique accessories.  

We are passionate about what we create, as we believe that the table is the heart of the home, the place where families share the day-to-day, where big decisions and announcements are made, where those most important to you gather for meals and celebrations. So, our mission is to create incredible products that keep people talking and at the table longer. 

If you would like a role where you would be a part of this passionate ‘family’, where you can grow as we grow, bring ideas and see them happen, be creative and make your mark - then this is the perfect opportunity for you.

The ideal candidate would have experience in designing homewares, dinnerware and textiles, plus a passion for getting people around the table.  They must be up to date in lifestyle/fashion trends and want to create beautiful and meaningful items. 

They must be a team player, kind, hard-working, organised but flexible, willing to go the extra mile and have an exceptionally well organised desktop. 

We are a small team so need someone who loves being hands on, thrives on variety/multi-tasking and has a positive can-do attitude – plus great time management and a sense of humour.

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Skills required include:

Adobe Suite

Photoshop

Illustrator

Keynote

2D and 3D applications would be a plus

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The successful candidate will be responsible for:

Product Design

Driving new creative ideas and directions.

Designing new products and supplying all necessary artworks and material for production.

Quality control, ensuring all new products received are correct to the original design, and of acceptable quality.

Collaborating and building relationships with creative partners to create new products/ designs.

Driving new creative initiatives.

Ensuring all new products adhere S & B brand guidelines.

Producing presentations to suppliers for new designs.

 

Brand Guardianship

Ensuring all products and communication leaving Summerill & Bishop are true to our brand.

Working with all other team members to assist them on this.

Overseeing our brand identity guidelines.

 

Visual Merchandising:

Creative direction of all in-store visual merchandising and updating guidelines to be used in store.

Creating new seasonal and product launch focused window schemes and actioning them within agreed budgets.

Designing all new spaces and revisions to existing shops – creating visuals to be approved by senior management and technical drawings where necessary.

 

Visual Communications:

Assisting with visual aspects of all communications such as newsletter, social media, advertising etc.

Creation of brand/product gifs and films for use on social media/newsletters.

Design of all packaging requirements.

Designing corporate communications, such as business cards, promotional material, general brand literature.

Creating presentations for clients, retailers and internal purposes.

 

Photography:

Styling of all lifestyle photography.

Briefing of photographers etc. and ensuring all material is provided on time and on budget.

Retouching of photography for use on the website, social and PR channels.

 

Management:

Managing and training the junior designer and possibly a design intern.

Recruitment to build the design team as necessary

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If you are interested please send a CV and covering letter to jobs@summerillandbishop.com.