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Job Title
Search Engine Optimization Manager
Location
Head Office
Salary
To Be Advised

We are looking for an experienced Search Engine Optimization Manager to join our team in Head Office.

About You

You’re passionate about all things SEO and will have been in a similar managerial role or have perhaps worked under such a person and now is your time for promotion.

 

What’s involved

The Leekes Retail and Leisure Group is a mature business who are doubling down on digital this year. Your role is a foundation piece for that change. Put simply, we want to perform better and this role is about the implementation of our SEO strategy (from site crawls to content creation).

 

You need to be self-motivated and capable of driving the SEO agenda. This will include all the obvious steps but should also benefit our wider marketing strategy. As well as SEO nuts and bolts, we want a strong individual who can help elevate our marketing conversations and improve our team’s culture.

 

This is a Leekes retail specific role but our group footprint is substantial including the Vale Hotel, Hensol Castle, and Hensol Castle Distillery.

 

Necessary skills

This is a hands-on thoroughbred SEO role. We live on Magento (upgrading to M2 this year) and Wordpress and it’d be helpful if you have too.

 

You obviously need excellent knowledge of all aspects of SEO including technical, on page and off-site elements. Strong communication skills should also be a given.

 

Salary dependent on experience.

 

Benefits

  • Up to 33 days holiday per annum 
  • Staff discount of up to 20%
  • A contributory pension scheme

 

Interested in joining our team? Please send your cv to [email protected]

Job Title
HGV Class 2 Delivery Driver
Location
Crosshands
Salary
£22,100

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Class 2 Delivery Driver for our Crosshands Store

An opportunity has arisen for a Driver to work out of our Crosshands Store. As part of a 2 person delivery team you are responsible for the safe and damage free delivery of a variety of products such as upholstery, beds, occasional furniture, electrical appliances and bathrooms to customer homes ensuring that the brand values are upheld at all times both when delivering and driving.

 

Duties will be varied and include:

*Providing the customer with an excellent delivery service and high standard of customer care
* Ensuring all goods are delivered in a safe working manner, minimising any delivery damage
* Adhering to the statutory driving procedures and code of practice at all times
* Complete daily safety checks on the vehicle and adhere to road safety at all times

The ideal candidate will have at minimum a HGV Class 2 Licence and a full Drivers CPC. The role can involve frequent lifting and as such applicants must be physically capable of repetitive manual handling procedures.

Additional licenses of benefit but not essential would include:
* Class 1, HIAB & Forklift

Please note that upon offer of employment, the successful applicant will be subject to complete a basic DBS disclosure.


The successful candidate will be required to work 42.5 hours per week, Tuesday to Saturday. In return we can offer a very competitive salary and benefits scheme, including:

* A bonus scheme to further enhance salary
* Up to 33 days holiday per annum 
* Staff discount of up to 20%
* A contributory pension scheme


To apply please send your CV along with a cover letter to [email protected]

Job Title
HGV Class 2 Delivery Driver
Location
Melksham
Salary
£24,100

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Class 2 Delivery Driver to work out of our Melksham Store

An opportunity has arisen for a Driver to work out of our Melksham Store. As part of a 2 person delivery team you are responsible for the safe and damage free delivery of a variety of products such as upholstery, beds, occasional furniture, electrical appliances and bathrooms to customer homes ensuring that the brand values are upheld at all times both when delivering and driving.

 

Duties will be varied and include:

*Providing the customer with an excellent delivery service and high standard of customer care
* Ensuring all goods are delivered in a safe working manner, minimising any delivery damage
* Adhering to the statutory driving procedures and code of practice at all times
* Complete daily safety checks on the vehicle and adhere to road safety at all times

The ideal candidate will have at minimum a HGV Class 2 Licence and a full Drivers CPC. The role can involve frequent lifting and as such applicants must be physically capable of repetitive manual handling procedures.

Additional licenses of benefit but not essential would include:
* Class 1, HIAB & Forklift

Please note that upon offer of employment, the successful applicant will be subject to complete a basic DBS disclosure.


The successful candidate will be required to work 42.5 hours per week, Tuesday to Saturday. In return we can offer a very competitive salary and benefits scheme, including:

* A bonus scheme to further enhance salary
* Up to 33 days holiday per annum 
* Staff discount of up to 20%
* A contributory pension scheme


To apply please send your CV along with a cover letter to [email protected]

Job Title
Home Improvements Sales Advisor
Location
Crosshands
Salary
Up to £9.00 Per Hour

We are currently looking for a Full time Home Improvements Sales Advisor to join our Crosshands store team.

If  so we are currently recruiting  for Sales Advisor's to join our team on Building, Decorating and DIY , the  Home Improvements departments.

 

Our customers love to shop with us because we offer an extensive and competitively priced range of products for every room in your home, selling furniture to bathrooms, pictures to paint, bricks and plumbing essentials and so much more. Our  dedicated team of sales advisor's merchandise and display our products with care and attention and understand that customer service and being available to give the customers a helping hand with their shopping is the number 1 priority for a sales advisor.

 

 The ideal candidate will be:

* Passionate about delivering a high standards of service in a professional manner.

* Able to build rapport with customers through providing strong product knowledge and advice.

* Able to demonstrate excellent communication skills.

* Confident in talking to customers and suppliers by phone and in person.

* IT proficient to navigate  NAVISION for departmental administration processes.

 

The Benefits:

Our stores operate over 7 days a week and you must be able to work 5 days per week including Saturdays and Sundays,  some Bank holidays and limited late night trading .  In return we offer a competitive salary and benefits package including:

* Up to 33 days holiday per annum

* Up to 20% staff discount after qualifying period

* A contributory Pension Scheme

* Opportunities for career progression

*  Free Car Parking

Is this the role for you?

 

If you feel that you have all the qualities and desire to be a successful sales advisor in our store, please send an up to date CV together  with a covering letter detailing why you should be considered for the role to: christopher.ankers@leekes.co.uk  and you will be contacted if your application is successful.

Job Title
Furniture Sales Consultant
Location
Melksham
Salary
£28,000 - £32,000 OTE

We are currently recruiting for a Furniture Sales Consultant to join our Melksham Store.

Our furniture floor, one of the largest in the region showcases a fantastic range of product for your home whether you are looking for a traditional coffee table to accessories, a new modern sofa to relax on from our  brands such as Stress less, Halo, and G Plan, or a full bedroom refit  with a new Hypnos or Sealey mattress our sales floor offers an extensive choice whatever the customer needs, tastes or preferences.

We know that choosing furniture takes time, its an important decision and that’s  why the successful candidate will be able to establish a rapport with their customers, take time to listen to their needs,  and choose a product for them that matches  their aspirations

About You

You want to be a successful sales person! You get a real  buzz out of selling and you enjoy working as part of a team. You are comfortable working to clear sales targets, and being financially rewarded with uncapped commission  based on your personal sales and selling add on products .

You are enthusiastic, passionate and knowledgeable about the product range , and you care about customer  service.

Its  preferable that you have a background in selling but most of all we need you to care about our customer service pledge and to always strive to get it right first time.

 

The Benefits

Our stores operates over 7 days a week and you must be able to work 5 days per week including Saturdays and Sundays, some Bank holiday and limited late night trading .  In return we offer an excellent salary and benefits package including:

* A generous commission scheme

* Holiday Commission

* Up to 33 days holiday per annum

* Up to 20% staff discount after qualifying period

* A contributory Pension Scheme

Interested? To apply please forward a covering letter and current CV to [email protected]

Job Title
Bathroom & Hard Flooring Consultant
Location
Melksham
Salary
OTE £28,000 - 31,000

We are currently recruiting for a Bathroom & Hard Flooring Consultant to join our Melksham Store.

The Role

Our bathroom department showcases up to 50 stunning bathroom and cloakroom displays from top brands such as Heritage, Jacuzzi, Kohler, Villeroy & Boch, Laura Ashley and Duravit 

Choosing a new bathroom is a big decision and that’s why the successful candidate will be successful in being  able to build rapport with their customers, to listen and understand what the customers wants are, to guide them through the bathroom product range and assist them with choosing products that suits their aspirations and finally design a bathroom on our virtual design system that meets all their needs.

About You

You want to be a successful sales person! You get a real  buzz out of selling and you love being able to make the your customers happy. You are passionate and knowledgeable about the product range, and you care about customer  service.

Its highly preferable that you have a background in selling bathrooms and essential that you hold a driving license but most of all we need you to care about our customer service pledge and to always strive to get it right first time.

The Benefits

You must be able to work 5 days per week  including Saturdays and Sundays .  In return we offer an excellent salary and benefits package including:

* A generous commission scheme

* Holiday commission

* Up to 33 days holiday per annum

* Up to 20% staff discount after qualifying period

* A contributory Pension Scheme

Interested? To apply please forward a covering letter and current CV to [email protected]

Job Title
Bathroom & Hard Flooring Consultant
Location
Llantrisant
Salary
OTE £28,000 - 31,000

We are currently recruiting for a Bathroom & Hard Flooring Consultant to join our Llantrisant Store.

The Role

Our bathroom department showcases up to 50 stunning bathroom and cloakroom displays from top brands such as Heritage, Jacuzzi, Kohler, Villeroy & Boch, Laura Ashley and Duravit 

Choosing a new bathroom is a big decision and that’s why the successful candidate will be successful in being  able to build rapport with their customers, to listen and understand what the customers wants are, to guide them through the bathroom product range and assist them with choosing products that suits their aspirations and finally design a bathroom on our virtual design system that meets all their needs.

About You

You want to be a successful sales person! You get a real  buzz out of selling and you love being able to make the your customers happy. You are passionate and knowledgeable about the product range, and you care about customer  service.

Its highly preferable that you have a background in selling bathrooms and essential that you hold a driving license but most of all we need you to care about our customer service pledge and to always strive to get it right first time.

The Benefits

You must be able to work 5 days per week  including Saturdays and Sundays .  In return we offer an excellent salary and benefits package including:

* A generous commission scheme

* Holiday commission

* Up to 33 days holiday per annum

* Up to 20% staff discount after qualifying period

* A contributory Pension Scheme

Interested? To apply please forward a covering letter and current CV to [email protected]

Job Title
Self-employed Window & Conservatory Fitting Teams
Location
Crosshands, Melksham & Llantrisant
Salary
To Be Advised

We urgently require self-employed window & conservatory fitting teams and a conservatory service team working from Cross Hands, Melksham and Llantrisant areas offering excellent rates.

Leekes have been installing Windows, Doors and Conservatories for over 35 years and are a leading name in the fenestration industry. 

Due to a significant increase in new business, and an ever increasing pipeline, we urgently require self-employed window & conservatory FITTING teams and a conservatory SERVICE team working from Cross Hands, Melksham and Llantrisant areas offering excellent rates. 

Our re-structured installation department will offer full support to new teams offering a van and fuel and continuity of work.

If your intrested please get in contact with Gareth Watkins on 07970 234 439 or by emailing [email protected]

Job Title
Service Engineer
Location
Bristol, Melksham & Swindon Region
Salary
£22,000

Leekes are looking to recruit an experienced Service Engineer to join our Double Glazing Team covering Bristol, Melksham & Swindon Region

We are looking to recruit an experienced Service Engineer to join our Double Glazing Team to service and maintain the window, door and conservatory installations within the Bristol, Melksham & Swindon region.

Your duties will be varied and will include:

Responsibility for all service work, identifying and ordering parts where necessary.

  • Managing your diary and booking customer service calls as requested from the Central Customer Service Team
  • Carrying out emergency calls as and when required
  • Ensuring the vehicle is fully stocked with all components to complete service calls
  • Reporting any fitting problems to the Installation Manager
  • Always striving to ensure this service call is completed in one visit.

The ideal candidate will possess previous experience of window, door and conservatory installation service work.  A background knowledge of the building industry would be advantageous.

In return we offer:

  • up to 33 days holiday allowance including bank holidays
  • up to 20%Staff discount across our retail and lesiure group
  • external discount scheme with well known brands
  • contributory pension scheme
  • free car parking

If you are intrested in this role please get in touch with Gareth Short by emailing your CV to [email protected]

 

Job Title
Kitchen Sales Designer
Location
Melksham
Salary
OTE £30,000 - £35,000

We are looking to add to our team of experienced Kitchen Sales Designers to join our sales team at Leekes, Melksham

What qualities and skills are we looking for?

You will already be an accomplished sales person who is familiar with working in a sales environment including working to targets, KPI’s and have up-selling skills. You will be passionate about delivering a high standard of service, be well presented and confident in speaking to customers and making a lasting impression.

Previous experience of working in a kitchen sales environment is essential for this role alongwith knowledge and experience of using CAD design softwear.

What will you be doing?

Working in the kitchen showroom with beautiful displays to suit every style and budget you will be working as part of a team to ensure every customer is inspired to buy. Your duties will include the following:

  • Demonstrating and promoting the features and benefits of the kitchen showroom displays.
  • Design inspirational kitchens using the 20/20 softwear.  
  • Liaise with the Kitchen Customer Service Manager to ensure the kitchen delivery time and implementation are as required
  • Maximise selling opportunities and ensure customer satisfaction by offering a high standard of customer care and demonstate attention to detail

The successful candidate will be available to work 37.5 hours a week including weekends and evenings

In return we offer:

  • A competitive basic salary
  • Generous uncapped sales and holiday commission
  • 20 % staff discount across the retail and leisure group
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free parking

Interested? Then we would love to hear from you...

To apply please forward a CV to <[email protected]>

Job Title
HGV Class 2 Delivery Driver
Location
Head Office
Salary
£22,100

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Class 2 Delivery Driver

 
An opportunity has arisen for a HGV Class 2 Delivery Driver to work out of our Leekes of Head Office on a permanent basis.
 

Duties will be varied and will include:

  • Delivering products to customers homes and ensuring the high level of customer care is offered at all times.
  • Ensuring all goods are loaded and unloaded in a safe working manner.
  • Adhering to the Leekes delivery procedures and code of practice at all times
  • Daily vehicle checks on the safety of the vehicle
  • Adhering to road safety at all times

Please be aware that the role is physically demanding and therefore applicants should be in good health.

The ideal candidate must have a HGV Class 2 Licence. A pleasant manner with a neat and tidy appearance is required at all times. The successful candidate will be required to work 42.5 hours, Tuesday to Saturday.

In return for your skills we offer an excellent renumeration package including:

  • Up to 33 days holidays including bank holidays
  • Up to 20% staff discount
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Full uniform provided

Interested? To apply please send a CV to [email protected]

Job Title
HGV Trunker Driver
Location
Head Office
Salary
£24,100

We are currently recruiting for a Trunker Driver for our Head Office

An opportunity has arisen for a Driver to work out of our Head Office. As part of our transport team you are responsible for transporting stock and customers orders in demountable boxes from our distribution centre using a wag and drop combination with a combined weight of 26000kg.

 Duties will be varied and include:

* Ensuring all goods are delivered in a safe working manner

* Adhering to the statutory driving procedures and code of practice at all times

* Complete daily safety checks on the vehicle and adhere to road safety at all times

* Ensuring that the brand values are upheld at all times both when delivering and driving.

 

The ideal candidate will have a C+E licence with experience with wagon and drag with draw bar trailers. You will also have experience swapping and exchanging demountable goods boxes.


The successful candidate will be required to work 42.5 hours per week, Tuesday to Saturday working hours starting between 3-5pm.

 In return we can offer a very competitive salary and benefits scheme, including:

* A bonus scheme to further enhance salary
* Up to 33 days holiday per annum 
* Staff discount of up to 20%
* A contributory pension scheme

If you are interested, please submit your CV to [email protected]

Job Title
Installation Manager
Location
Head Office
Salary
OTE £35,000

We are recruiting for an experienced Installation Manager covering Swindon, Bristol and Hereford area.

Faced with continuous growth within our Conservatories and Glazing Department we are seeking to recruit an experienced Installation Manager who will be covering the Swindon, Bristol & Hereford.

This is an additional Managerial role working alongside our experienced team of specialised surveyors, managers, sales consultants and administrators

As an Installations Manager you will be responsible for;

  • Liaising with the customers on all aspects of the Conservatories and Glazing project build
  • Liaising with base teams, fitters and tradesmen on project build and timings, inspecting throughout to assure the quality of the installation, including final sign off
  • Maintaining communication with the customers until the building project is completed
  • Reviewing project costings to manage profitability
  • Maintaining budgets and managing debts

For this role, we’re looking for:

  • Essential - Industry experience
  • Essential - Project management experience
  • Essential - Experience in leading a team

Strong computer skills including using Excel along  with passion for delivering a high standard of service and customer focused is also required

In return we offer a competitive salary plus commission (OTE 35K) and benefits including:

  • Company Car (Electric Vehicle)
  • 30+ day’s holiday allowance
  • Staff discount across our retail and leisure group
  • Contributory pension

If you feel you have the skills and ability to succeed in this role, please forward a copy of your CV to [email protected]

Job Title
Carpet Fitter - Sub Contracted
Location
Cross Hands
Salary
Excellent rates of pay & prompt payment

Due to high business levels we are looking for carpet fitters in the Cross Hands area

Work is provided on a sub-contract basis and previous fitting experience is essential, as is a smart approach, with the ability to provide exceptional customer service.

This is a self employed role and we offer consistent levels of work with prompt payment.

To enquire contact the Carpet team at [email protected] or call the store on 01792  544115

Job Title
Carpet Fitters - Sub Contracted
Location
Llantrisant & Bristol
Salary
Excellent rates of pay & prompt payment

Due to high business levels we are looking for experienced Carpet Fitters to support our Llantrisant and Bristol stores.

Work is provided on a sub-contract basis and previous fitting experience is essential, as is a smart approach, with the ability to provide exceptional customer service.

This is a self employed role and we offer consistent levels of work with prompt payment.

To enquire contact the Carpet team at c[email protected]  

Job Title
Bathroom Design Consultant
Location
Bilston
Salary
OTE 28K

Leekes are looking to add to our team of experienced Bathroom Design Consultants at our Bilston store.

Our fantastic showroom features over 20 bathroom displays a including top brands such as Heritage, Jacuzzi,Kohler, Villeroy & Boch, Laura Ashley and Duravit. If you enjoy working in a sales focused environment where customer service is a top priority and the product range is outstanding and competitively priced, you will want to join our team.

What are we looking for?

You will already be an accomplished bathroom designer/ sales person who is familiar with working in a sales environment including working to sales targets, KPI’s and have up-selling skills.

You will be passionate about delivering a high standard of service, be well presented and confident in speaking to customers and making a lasting impression.

You will have knowledge and experience of selling and designing Bathrooms and using a bathroom design system such as Virtual World

If you can demonstrate these qualities we’d love to hear from you. For the right person this a flourishing career in one of the UK's leading retailers. Customer satisfaction is a priority, the product range is outstanding and competitively priced and sales commission is there to be made.


In return we offer:

  • Generous uncapped commission and holiday commission
  • Up to 33 days holiday
  • 20% staff discount across our retail and leisure group
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Free parking
  • Business attire provided
  • Great career progression opportunities
  • Full ongoing training provided, including regular visits to or from suppliers to ensure you have all the knowledge you need in order to succeed. 

Interested? To apply directly to the company submit a CV and cover letter outlining your relevant skills & experience to [email protected]

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