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All current jobs and career opportunities with Samson Awnings and associated companies can be found below.


Fitters and Technicians

Operating from our Northamptonshire HQ, we are currently recruiting  for the following positions on a permanent basis for our UK wide client base.

  • Lead Garage door fitters.
  • Trainee or Junior garage door fitters, including labourers from associated trades.
  • Garage door service, repairs and maintenance technician
  • Lead Industrial Door fitter.
  • Trainee or Junior industrial door fitters, including labourers from associated trades.
  • Industrial door service, repairs and maintenance technician.
  • Glass room and Conservatory fitters and assistant fitters.

Ideally from a fitting / metalwork / trade background, but full product training will be given and for the right candidate, with further career opportunities available.

We are not a zero hours contract business, we want you to work with us!

Email us on vacancies@dovegroup.co.uk, or call us today to discuss.


Title: Creative Content Editor

Company: Dove Group

Date: July 2017

Salary: £18,500 per annum starting salary

Hours and location: 35 hours per week 09:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday, with some flexibility, starting on a probationary period of three months. There are 20 annual leave days per year plus bank holidays. Based in Wellingborough, NN8 4BH.

Aim: To ensure the continued success of the Dove group of companies as a member of the web support and design team through the production of digital marketing and social media amongst other tasks. The successful candidate will be an excellent writer and have strong communication skills. They will be able to show a passion for ecommerce and technology, and be comfortable creating high-quality, well-written copy to tight deadlines. They will be highly creative, friendly, collaborative and hungry to develop their career in a fast-paced, busy environment.

Responsible to: Managing Director

Relationship with: Web design team, subcontract web design companies, sales staff, source for photos (installations, suppliers)

Main Tasks of the Job:

  • Producing new content written it in an interesting and appealing manner for all of The Dove Group websites.
  • Writing regular 500+ word blogs and posts on all Dove Group websites and social channels that align to our target audience.
  • Responsible for contributing to the Dove Group Social Media channels, specifically Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Writing Case Study content for The Dove Group website
  • Communicating to the existing and new customers, on features new products, offers and incentives via email campaign. Using multiple channels including MailChimp on a regular basis
  • Ensuring that every word of copy published by The Dove Group across our marketing emails, blog posts, websites and third party sites is 100% accurate, completely perfect in terms of grammar and punctuation
  • Becoming the “voice” of the Dove Group brands, and developing the tone and copy style we use to communicate our core proposition and values

Requirements:
Successful candidate in the role of Content Editor will possess the following attributes:
Have impeccable copywriting skills, with an excellent grasp of written English language and a high standard of attention to detail. Be an excellent communicator, skilled in taking complex information and communicating it in an easily-understandable way to a broad audience. Possess strong research skills. Being given a new topic, becoming an expert in that topic and producing brand new content around that topic is something that stimulates the candidate’s mind and motivates greatly. The ability to thrive in a versatile and dynamic team environment. Possess a basic understanding of HTML, CSS and Photoshop.

Whilst training will be given a degree of initiative, discipline and organisational skill is expected.

Benefits: Work in a friendly, cross-functional team, with people who aim to be the best and love to tackle problems
Relaxed and flexible work environment.
The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation.

If you are interested in this position please email a.dove@dovegroup.co.uk attaching your latest C.V. and detailing why you think you would be suitable.


Company: AGD Systems
 
Title: Installations Engineer
 
Start date: November 2016
 
Salary, bonus and commission: To be discussed.
 
Hours and location: Full time 40 hours per week, based on office hours. 20 annual leave days per year. Based in Wellingborough, NN8 4RJ with site visits as required. Initial probationary period of 3 months.
 
Aim : To increase the company market share by the successful negotiation and sales of automatic gates and related products, by pro-active selling and effective follow-up procedures. Generate new accounts and increase company profit.
 
Responsible to: Brian Dove
 
Relationship with: Surveyor, Admin, Other sales staff, suppliers, Operations, Procurement, Fitters.
 
Main Tasks of the Job:
·         Successfully negotiate profitable sales of supply only, or supply & installation of automatic gates and related products
·         Respond to fresh enquiries, create business and manage ongoing accounts, quote and follow up by email, telephone and other means of communication whilst maintaining correct records
·         Liaise with other staff
·         Occasionally meet clients on site
·         Take part in sales and marketing meetings and discussions, offering positive contributions
·         Remain flexible on hours to fulfil the role of achieving and over-achieving target whilst keeping customers happy.
·         Accurately assess the cost of goods, installation and other goods required to be able to build in the right amount of profit for each sale.
·         Use a computer and possess numeric literacy for emails, tablets, quotations, CRM system, calendar
·         Specify the product accurately for procurement
·         Possess a full UK driving licence
·         Previous knowledge of gates, entry systems and their automation is required.
·         Good ground work knowledge and the ability to survey is essential.
 
The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation.
 
Job Type:  Full-time
 
Job Location: Wellingborough
 
Required education: Secondary education
 
Required experience:
 
·         Sales: 3 years
·         Ground Work: 1 year
·         Surveying: 1 year
 
Required licence or certification:  Full UK Driving Licence
 

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different task as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation. The overall business objectives of the organisation are to maintain a competitive and professional presence in the market. Your employee handbook also applies. To apply please email Brian Dove: briand@dovegroup.co.uk stating why you believe you will be suitable for this role and attaching your c.v.


Job Title: Surveyor

Hours: Based on a 40 hour week, flexible

Monday to Friday with the occasional Saturday between 8.30am and 5.30pm and evenings, with time in lieu. To report to showroom/office at NN8 4BH as required, however most of the time is spent surveying for prospective customers.

Package: OTE of around £30,000 Basic salary of £23,000 per annum paid monthly Bonus scheme. Company vehicle, mobile phone and tablet. Holidays are 20 days per annum plus bank holidays.

Main Purpose of Job: To survey, when required, products being sold by The Garage Door Centre Limited, reg no. 03053431 and Samson Industrial Doors Limited reg no. 03584961 which includes Samson Awnings as a trading name, or any member of the Dove Group of Companies, then specify the correct product and equipment required.

Responsible to: Head of Sales

Responsible for: Prepare a full survey and spec of the existing opening or area of building where any relevant product will be installed, to allow for and catalogue intrusive objects such as meters, doors, joists, beams, cracks, and any other impediment. This requires precise measurement, accurate documentation, mathematics ability, some IT knowledge and a full catalogue of accurate photographs. Your diary will be filled on your behalf.

Liason with: Sales people, Receptionists and Administrator, Prospective Customers, Installation department.

Main Tasks of Job:

  • Measure and specify correctly as required.
  • Take photographs of all relevant areas and pass back to the sales team through internet or otherwise.
  • Present an excellent front image to the prospective customer on behalf of the Dove Group of companies, showing politeness, punctuality, smart dress, and a clean cut, professional image; this applies to both you and your vehicle.
  • Maintain your files, images of the openings to be surveyed, survey forms and all equipment to a high standard.
  • Return your surveys within 24 hours of carrying them out.
  • Should you be held up due to circumstances beyond your control, immediately contact your administrator and the customer to inform them and re-arrange accordingly.
  • Assist in sales when there is not a survey booked for you.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation.

The overall business objectives of the organisation are to maintain a competitive and professional presence in the market.

If you are interested in this position please write to a.dove@dovegroup.co.uk giving a brief explanation of why you feel you would be suitable, attaching a current c.v.