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Marketing Assistant

SALARY & BENEFITS:  £18,000 per annum + pension contribution. 20 Days holiday per year, increasing by 1 day every two years, up to 25 days.

If you are relocating, assistance can be provided.

WORKING HOURS: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

THE COMPANY:

Daedalian Glass Studios are a family run business established in 1986, currently with a team of 20 employees. We manufacture and install very high-end specialist glass, with accompanying fixings, frameworks, etc, for private residential and 5* hotels, working primarily for interior designers and architects across high-end sectors, throughout the UK and abroad.

The Candidate:
The ideal candidate will hold a degree level qualification in digital marketing and have excellent literacy and numeracy skills. They will be self-motivated and driven to achieve goals set by management and the high standards expected of the Company – displaying a professional work ethic; being calm and focused. Training and support will be provided.

Key responsibilities for the marketing assistant role:

  • Creating engaging, informative, and appealing content to share on our website and social media channels.
  • Using social media marketing tools (Hootsuite).
  • Building a library of engaging content (images and videos of our studio team / completed projects)
  • Managing Daedalian Glass Studios sample library.
  • Monitoring and reporting on the website performance using Google Analytics.

Training and support will be provided.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £18,000

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From £18,000.00 per year

 


 

CAD Technician

SALARY & BENEFITS: Starting salary of £25,000 per annum, with salary increase provided upon completion of the six month probationary period + pension contribution. 20 Days holiday per year, increasing by 1 day every two years, up to 25 days.

WORKING HOURS: Monday – Friday, 9 – 5pm.

WORKING FROM HOME:  This role requires most time to be spent WFH with occasional ad hoc weekly meetings at the studios with team members, applicants must therefore be UK based.

 THE COMPANY: Daedalian is one of Europe’s leading glass studios, for the range of decorative glass expertise and the scale of projects delivered, both in the UK and around the world.  Founded in 1986, Daedalian remains a family run business, providing in-house design, manufacturing, and installation services for specialist glass decoration, both architectural and artworks.  Daedalian’s customers are mainly architects and designers from a wide variety of sectors but focusing on private residential and hospitality.

An excellent opportunity for a qualified CAD drafter to join a production team of experienced technicians – with the chance to develop and grow within a company of highly skilled people, delivering unique and exciting, and often challenging projects in the UK and abroad.

Key responsibilities for the role:-                                                                

 Working in a small team of graphics and CAD technicians, lead by an experienced Design Manager

  • Occasionally working with the studio team building mock-ups or assisting with other physical ad hoc production work
  • Personal development towards a senior role within the team, through a combination of on the job training, formal technical educational courses and peer support

 Key experience/skills required for the role:-                     

  • Autodesk AutoCAD training and commercial experience
  • Autodesk Inventor training and commercial experience
  • Autodesk Revit experience, advantageous
  • 3D Visualisation skills, preferred
  • Flexi Sign (Desirable)
  • Photoshop (Desirable)
  • Illustrator (Desirable)
  • Good communication and numeracy skills, both written and verbal
  • Able to work alone and know when to refer back to management for advice
  • Calm and focused approach to working
  • Excellent time keeping skills
  • Strong IT skills in Microsoft Outlook + Excel

 

Sales Estimator / QS

SALARY & BENEFITS: £20,000 – £25,000 pa + pension dependant on experience

20 Days holiday per year, increasing by 1 day every two years, up to 25 days.

If you are relocating, assistance can be provided + a company vehicle is available.

WORKING HOURS: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

We are a family run business established in 1986, currently with a team of 20 employees. We manufacture and install very high-end specialist glass, with accompanying fixings, frameworks, etc, for private residential and 5* hotels, working primarily for interior designers and architects across high-end sectors, throughout the UK and abroad.

THE CANDIDATE:

The ideal candidate will have formal training in estimation and/or a proven track record in a previous role. They must be a good communicator, working in a small Sales and Marketing team and with suppliers and customers. They will be self-motivated and driven to achieve goals set by management and the high standards expected of the Company – displaying a professional work ethic; being calm and focused.

KEY RESPONSIBILITES:

  • With use of Excel, calculating costs of design, production and installation + other logistics, required to deliver to client brief for potential new orders but also variation orders for existing WIP
  • Submitting formal quotations prepared on Access
  • Record keeping – electronically and paper based
  • Managing the sales pipeline at stage of estimation or quotation on CRM software
  • Updating the current supplier price lists and building a database of current internal costs

KEY EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Ideally, an understanding of manufacturing or construction estimation
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to read technical construction drawings
  • Able to work alone and know when to refer back to management if unsure
  • Excellent time keeping skills – working to deadlines
  • Competent IT skills with Microsoft Office suite of products and CAD software

Support and training will be provided.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Estimating: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • A-Level or equivalent (Preferred)

Salary: From £22,000.00 per year


 

Glass Studio Technician

SALARY & BENEFITS: Starting salary of £20,000 – £25,000 per annum, dependent upon experience with salary increase provided upon successful completion of six month probationary period + pension contribution. 20 Days holiday per year, increasing by 1 day every two years, up to 25 days.

If you are relocating, assistance can be provided.

WORKING HOURS: Monday – Friday, 9 – 5pm.

THE COMPANY: Daedalian is one of Europe’s leading glass studios, for the range of decorative glass expertise and the scale of projects delivered, both in the UK and around the world.  Founded in 1986, Daedalian remains a family run business, providing in-house design, manufacturing, and installation services for specialist glass decoration, both architectural and artwork.  Daedalian’s customers are mainly architects and designers from a wide variety of sectors but focusing on private residential and hospitality.

An excellent opportunity for an experienced glass maker to join the studio team of experienced glass technicians – with the chance to develop and grow within a company of highly skilled people, delivering unique and exciting, and often challenging projects in the UK and abroad.

 Key responsibilities for the role:-                                                                

 Working with other Senior and Junior Glass Technicians on studio production, such as; cutting and carrying glass, preparing kilns for lamination or warm glass firings, prepping stencils for etching, silvering, polishing, gilding, to name but a few techniques

  • Accepting deliveries and checking them against purchase orders for quantity and quality
  • Working with power tools and studio equipment, along with powders and resins, and other materials

  Key experience/skills required for the role:-                     

  • Ideally educated in glass working but otherwise experience in a decorative glass company specialising in one of the disciplines mentioned above or on Daedalian’s website
  • There are two Senior roles available – one is for a casting specialist, understanding mould making and having worked with lead crystal or soda
  • Good communication and numeracy skills, both written and verbal
  • Able to work alone and know when to refer back to management for advice
  • Calm and focused approach to working
  • Excellent time keeping skills
  • Basic IT skills; Microsoft Outlook + Excel

Freelance Studio Technician

As Daedalian continues to grow and win new contracts, we occasionally need to employ experienced and talented freelance artists with a keen eye for detail to work alongside our in-house team for short periods (1 week – 3 months). We are able to organise short-term lodgings for these staff member within the local area and their salary is negotiable, dependent on experience.

We are looking for freelance artists who are skilled in the following techniques: Bevelling; Bonding; Casting; Etching; Fusing; Gilding; Intricate Cutting; Kiln Forming / Slumping; Mould Making; Laminating; Painting; Polishing; Sandblasting; Silvering.


Internships

Daedalian Glass Studios founder, Davia Walmsley is a strong believer in contributing towards the community of skilled European artisans by providing internships to students / recent graduates wishing to gain experience. All interns are paid a fair wage – we do not exploit those seeking entry to the industry – and we are happy to organise accommodation as necessary.

Previous interns have traveled from as far away as Germany and the Czech Republic to gain experience and some have returned for multiple years during breaks from formal education. Part of the reason for this is that while interns work under the guidance of experienced glass artists, they are allowed to work on real projects and perform meaningful tasks.


Apply

To enquire about an opportunity, please email your CV and cover letter to: careers@daedalianglassstudios.com. If you wish to discuss further, telephone +44 (0)1253 702531.