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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Role: Payroll/HR Administrator (based in the Finance Department)

Reporting To: Company Secretary/Financial Controller (dotted Line to the Financial Accountant)

 

  • Payroll: Weekly payroll for 17 stores and weekly Head Office personnel.
  • HR: compiling contracts for new staff, maintaining personnel records, dealing with regular queries from staff & managers, tracking sick & holiday entitlements. Produce monthly pension report to BOI pension administrator and maintain records of same.  Participate in various HR related projects/files.
  • Time and Attendance: Administration of the Timepoint Time and Attendance system and generating ad hoc reports.
  • Health and Safety:

-          Arranging Manual Handling with our external H&S Consultant.

-          Administration of Health and Safety records.

-          Oversee Health and Safety projects.

  • Administration: 

- Recruitment of Weekly staff members by arranging recruitment notices and scheduling of interviews.

-Minute taking: Buyers Meetings/Managers Meeting and other high level meetings

- Expenditure tracking of annual maintenance contracts for Stores and Head office.

- Assist the Directors and Company Secretary with administration duties.

Experienced Required:

  • 3-5 years payroll experience using Sage Micropay.
  • IPASS qualified 
  • 2-3 years HR Administration experience
  • Experience of working in a professional team-based office environment
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

Hours are 9am -5.30pm daily, the role could be a 4 or 5 day a week position depending on experience. Closing date for applicants is 27th June 2017. Please send a cv to careers@hickeyfabrics.ie.

 

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Role: Digital Marketing/E-Commerce Assistant

Reporting To: E-Commerce Manager

 

Overview

Working closely with the e-Commerce manager the successful candidate will work in all areas of digital marketing/e-Commerce with an emphasis on content management and social media.

Main duties will include:

  • Maintaining the company’s e-commerce website Homefocus.ie by continually adding and amending product descriptions and images.
  • Product photography
  • Co-manage our social media channels to build our social presence and brand awareness.
  • Assist track, analyse and report on all social media marketing activities
  • Source & create blog content
  • Collaborate with the Merchandising/Display and Buying departments to continually optimise product mix across the website.

Other duties

  • Order fulfilment
  • Provide customer service for online customers
  • Website SEO
  • Grow and segment the Customer database in order to drive traffic to the site.
  • Where required assist with the analysis and reporting on all online activity making recommendations and suggestions.
  • Contribute towards the operational improvement of the e-Commerce Department.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a digital marketing qualification.
  • Have excellent written communication skills.
  • Experience of Google Analytics and basic HTML coding is required. Experience of Magento and WordPress an advantage.
  • Have a knowledge of Photoshop and an interest in photography

This is a fulltime position working Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pm. Closing date for Applications is 5th July 2017.  Please send a cv to careers@hickeyfabrics.ie.

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Full Time Store Supervisor – Dress Fabric Department

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

Specification:

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

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

Duties:

  • Staff Management  - assisting the Store Manager with managing all staff issues including staff training and the rota.
  • Administration – assisting the Store Manager in the management of all cash including till lifts, banking, floats, invoice certification, collation and presentation of records for Head Office.
  • Customer Service – monitoring and improving service standards, complaint management, till procedures, telephone answering.
  • Store Management – monitoring the overall store to ensure high standards of signage, general housekeeping and hygiene, health & safety, security and store maintenance.
  • Merchandise – supporting stock ordering, stock levels, stock merchandising, product displays to ensure that Company Policy is maintained.
  • Other ad hoc duties as required

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

Please send a cv to henrystreet@hickeyfabrics.ie. Closing date for applications is Friday 19th May.