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Trainee Designer – Wigmore / UK

Trainee Designer – Wigmore / UK

Poggenpohl is highly regarded in the UK as one of the top three German Kitchen Manufacturers. The high quality and innovative designs of their kitchens are reflected in the price and as such the expectations of a Poggenpohl client is also set very high.

Poggenpohl is known for progressing internally and offering plenty of development throughout the business, the suitable candidate will be presented with an excellent opportunity for growth.

We are looking to recruit a Trainee Sales Designer to work within the Design teams across our six UK studios. This is an entry-level position, Previous experience is not necessary as full training will be given, however successful candidates will possess a strong commitment to quickly learning the role, with an enthusiastic approach to hard work. This role provides the individual with an excellent opportunity to progress as a Sales Designer within the business.


  • Supporting the design team with meeting preparation
  • Drawing up kitchen designs using Winner
  • Preparing documentation for clients; contracts, quotes signatory forms etc.
  • Greet and look after prospective clients in the studio
  • Answering the telephone, dealing with internal and external customers
  • Liaising with other members of the department / team leader and manager
  • Keeping up to date with new procedures and products
  • Ordering and managing samples and any studio requirements
  • Attend client briefing meeting to assist Studio Manager/Senior Designer
  • Work with central marketing team on advertising/ events for the studio
  • Attend supplier appliance training days as necessary (approx. 3-4 p/annum)


  • Able to communicate confidently with people at all levels
  • Self-motivated and willing to work as part of a dynamic team
  • Able to work under pressure to maintain deadlines
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent organisational and written and numerical skills
  • Excellent timekeeping and time management skills
  • Some experience working on design software or design related qualifications would be preferred
  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C/4 or above


Mon – Friday 9am to 5.30pm ad hoc Saturday working with day in lieu in the week.

What we offer:

Competitive Salary