Careers

Careers at Home Focus and Hickeys Fabrics

At Hickeys we are dedicated to offering customers a great choice in fabric and home furnishings. Above all we enjoy providing a friendly and professional service that our customers really appreciate. If you think you have what it takes to thrive in a busy retail environment we want to hear from you.

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Part Time Buyer- Dress Fabrics, Bridal Fabrics and Wool Departments - Dublin

Key Duties:

  • Develop strategies to meet sales and margin targets, minimising mark downs.
  • Analyse sales and manage stocks in line with demand, ensuring minimal out of stock situations from top 100 products.
  • Identifying new trends/opportunities.
  • Monitor competitor activity
  • Maintain and grow new and existing supplier relationships
  • Negotiate with suppliers to secure the best deals for the business
  • Visit trade shows to source new, exciting products
  • Visit Hickeys/Homefocus stores and work closely with the instore retail team
  • Develop and maintain close cooperation with Warehouse team.
  • Work with Display, Merchandising and Store Managers to deliver store displays and layouts, promotions and marketing.
  • Work with online team regarding new products and content to be uploaded
  • Work with Wholesale to meet customer demands.
  • Plan, implement and book instore demonstrations.
  • Working with Trimmings Buyer to ensure product coordination.
  • Work closely with Project Fashion to meet the needs of their customers and develop the ongoing relationship with their customers and Hickeys Fabrics.
  • Assist in resolving queries relating to price/invoicing.


Experienced Required:

  • Keen eye for detail with a passion for retail, combined with a commercial aptitude.
  • In-depth knowledge of the market/competition and an ability to gather and use relevant internal and external information to make commercial decisions
  • Excellent analytical and negotiation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work with cross functional teams as well as independently.
  • Ability to influence and communicate effectively at all levels

This is a part time position. 

Qualified applicants can forward a CV to careers@hickeyfabrics.ie. Closing date is 16th February 2018.

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Full Time Store Supervisor - Curtain Department - Henry Street

We are currently recruiting for a Store Supervisor at our Henry Street branch.

Applicants will ideally have at least 3 years’ experience in a busy retail environment including:

  • A strong track record in retail selling.
  • Knowledge of curtain making, fabrics, and furnishings is essential.
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills
  • Strong commercial awareness with a Customer Service approach.
  • Merchandising
  • People management

Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings & bank holidays as required.

Qualified applicants can forward a CV to henrystreet@hickeyfabrics.ie. Closing date for applications is 26th February 2018.

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Part Time Sales Assistants - Santry, Dublin

We are now seeking 2 enthusiastic and experienced Part Time Sales Assistants to work in our Santry store. The ideal candidates will have:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a busy retail environment
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Energetic & enthusiastic
  • An interest in sewing/crafts and interiors

Applicants must be available to work weekends and evenings.

Qualified applicants can forward a CV to santry@hickeyfabrics.ie. Closing date is 26th February 2018.

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Part Time Sales Assistant - Dun Laoghaire, Dublin

We are now seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Part Time Sales Assistant to work in our Dun Laoghaire store. The ideal candidates will have:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a busy retail environment
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Energetic & enthusiastic
  • An interest in sewing/crafts and interiors

Applicants must be available to work weekends and evenings.

Qualified applicants can forward a CV to dunlaoghaire@hickeyfabrics.ie. Closing date is 26th February 2018.

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Part Time Sales Assistant - Carrickmines, Dublin

We are now seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Part Time Sales Assistant to work in our Carrickmines store. The ideal candidates will have: 

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a busy retail environment
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Energetic & enthusiastic
  • An interest in interiors, sewing/crafts

Applicants must be available to work weekends and evenings. 

Qualified applicants can forward a CV to carrickmines@hickeyfabrics.ie. Closing date is 26th February 2018.

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