Careers

Current vacancies are posted below, but we are always looking for suitably qualified individuals to join our team – if you think you could make a valuable contribution to any of our business sectors please send* us a copy of your CV together with a covering letter.

mfear@pittards.com

*Pittards is an equal opportunities employer. Personal applications only please, no agencies.

 


 

SPONSORSHIP

If you would like to request sponsorship from Pittards for your final collection, please ensure applications for the academic year are made by December 31st of the previous year for review in January. You will be required to submit a portfolio together with an estimate of your leather requirement and your course tutor will be asked to confirm the portfolio as final collection work.

Please email yeovil_reception@pittards.com if you would like to apply for sponsorship.

VACANCIES

Graduate Sales Executive

Closing date: 12th July 2019

The role

We are seeking a recent Graduate to join our business and to promote sales of company products in designated markets. The role will work with both new and established customers and assist in the development of new leathers for the designated markets.

The role will require a willingness to learn the technical aspects of leather and leather making with a willingness to travel worldwide including USA, Indonesia and Middle East visiting customers / trade shows to promote our products and service our customer’s needs.

You will be an excellent communicator as you will be negotiating with customers face to face and remotely – foreign language skills are desirable but not essential. You should have a good commercial acumen and have the energy and drive to achieve targets and deliver customers’ expectations.

The role is based in our Yeovil Head office /tannery but you will be required to travel up to 12 weeks per annum

Skills & qualities

A science, business or languages-based degree, an interest in developing skills in selling premium leather and leather products in a highly competitive worldwide market. Languages proficiency desirable. Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills required. Ability and self-confidence to travel and work independently outside the UK on a regular basis.

Location  

Yeovil , Somerset with regular overseas travel.

Details 

Graduate starting salary, details available on application, full time, permanent position.

To apply

Please e-mail or post a covering letter and C.V. to: 

Mike Fear, HR Manager, Pittards plc, Sherborne Road, Yeovil, 
Somerset, BA21 5BA. 
E-mail: mfear@pittards.com