Careers

Become part of the most respected shutter company in the UK. We are always looking for enthusiastic individuals that can make a difference to our company and help us keep growing and evolving.

If there isn't a current role listed here that suits you, please send us your CV and a covering letter and we will keep it on file for future vacancies.

Email: careers@plantation-shutters.co.uk
Tel: 020 8871 9222

See all open roles below:

Sales Administrator

Introduction

An opportunity has arisen to join London’s leading interior shutter company as a pivotal member of the office team. Established in 1982, Plantation Shutters Ltd is a reference in the industry and to this day operates with a close, office-based team, to continue to be one of the most successful interior shutter companies in London and the UK.

The right candidate will be friendly, ambitious, and driven to grow their knowledge base with an eagerness to develop the role as their confidence grows.

Job Description

As a sales administrator, you will find yourself working across multiple departments in the company. This exciting and varied position will allow you to nurture skills across the board with a flexible approach to new tasks. No two days will be the same, so this role is ideal for an individual with a range of interests who thrives working with a versatile remit of responsibilities.

Initial experience in our sales department will enable you to obtain a detailed grasp of the technical specifications of interior window shutters and understand the journey every Plantation Shutters client undertakes. This involves but is not limited to answering telephone enquiries, building relationships, giving preliminary quotations and sending out post-measure follow ups and confirmations of order.

Following this, you will grow your skills in marketing, logistics and book-keeping admin to become well versed in each of these pivotal departments in the office. Time in each of these fields will enable you to nurture existing abilities and learn new competences boosting you into an all-round superstar. Once settled into the position, your day-to-day work will be to assist across all areas of company enjoying the variety of tasks by having a versatile approach to your schedule.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated to discover new opportunities with growing knowledge to help the company tap into unexplored avenues for business development and personalise the role to their individual strengths.

Skills / Requirements

  • At least 1-2 years work experience or other relevant qualifications
  • A confident and friendly telephone manor
  • Confident with multi-departmental working
  • A self-starter who is eager to keep busy and will explore not yet resourced opportunities in the interest of company growth.
  • Good written communication skills – Minimum GCSE in Maths, English Language and Literature
  • Comfortable undertaking basic bookkeeping admin work once trained on systems
  • An interest in marketing with a creative mindset
  • Ambitious, forward thinking, and have an eye for new business opportunities
  • Comfortable in a busy, fast-paced environment
  • Able to qualify and quantify sales leads
  • Gracefully competitive and a strong team player
  • Ability to negotiate with clients
  • Willingness to learn and retain complex technical specification
  • Handle and overcome objections with ease when they arise

Salary

£23,000 - £28,000 per year.

Employee Benefits

  • Company pension
  • Company events with a social team
  • Casual dress
  • Clean work premises and facilities
  • Monthly budget for employee nominated treats
  • Open plan office with a set working space
  • Access to work never required outside of the office for a positive work/life balance
  • Riverside location close to Clapham Junction station
  • An opportunity to work for industry leaders
  • A fun and relaxed working environment with an all-in-house team
  • New ideas for expansion always welcomed

Plantation Shutters Measurer

Introduction

If you are an enthusiastic, experienced Plantation Shutters measurer looking to work for the industry leaders then this is the job for you.

We are looking for an Interior wood shutter surveyor to join our team in Battersea, London. Established in 1982, Plantation Shutters has since become one of the most renowned shutter suppliers in London and the surrounding areas. Customers are at the heart of everything we do and the friendly, hands-on approach of our all-in-house team of experts truly sets us apart.

Job Description

Your daily role will involve attending pre-booked appointments to measure for interior wood shutters and the odd blinds as well as offering a design consultation based on the requirements and window specifications. You will work closely with our friendly office team and take responsibility for placing orders direct with our supplier.

This role is ideal for an individual who enjoys the eye for detail of surveying and working with a variety of clients.

Standard working hours are 08.30am – 5.30pm Monday – Friday.

A welcome bonus will be payable in 2 parts. £500 on completion of the probationary period and £500 after 1 year in the role.

Skills / Requirements

The right candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience measuring internal Plantation Shutters
  • Have a friendly and enthusiastic approach to their work and be confident dealing with a variety of clients and their needs.
  • Be presentable as the face of our ever expanding and innovative company.
  • Hold a Full UK Clean Driving Licence.
  • Have a skilled and practical approach to technical aspects of the role.
  • Work well as a team.
  • Be well organised and self-motivated.

The right candidate may:

  • Have experience in carpentry, joinery or a similar trade position.
  • Have experience dealing with customers or clients directly.
  • Feel confident with a friendly and informative sales approach.

Salary

£26,000 - £30,000 plus a comprehensive commission scheme.

Benefits

  • Working from a company fleet vehicle with a fuel card and all required equipment and mobile phone.
  • Company pension
  • Company events with a social team
  • Clean work premises and facilities
  • An opportunity to work for industry leaders
  • A fun and relaxed working environment with an all-in-house team
  • Open company structure with new ideas for expansion welcomed
  • Long term security with ability to gain promotion
  • >Great career opportunity

Carpenter / Joiner

Introduction

As industry leaders, Plantation Shutters are increasingly able to offer the most complex and creative shutter designs possible. Interior window shutters are custom manufactured to exact measurements but are not bespoke so we are looking for a talented individual with a background in carpentry to combine their skill with those of our experienced surveyors and installers to create exceptional finishes unmatched by any shutter company in the UK.

Job Description

Your day-to-day role will see you use a vehicle from the company fleet loaded with all required equipment to attend client’s homes. You will lead on carrying out skilled remedial works to provide a perfect finish to shutters using creative and unique solutions as well as assisting teams with complex non-standard fittings. Over time, you will become the go-to member of the team for bespoke crafting solutions to continue our reputation as the industry leaders for all shutter installations, including those that less experienced companies would refuse.

Based in Battersea, South London, you will return to our hub daily to collaborate with teams and retrieve job instructions and kit required for the next day. Being an all-in-house team means that you will have close working relationships with colleagues across the company and enjoy the social buzz that comes with teams working closely from the same site.

You will be trained in the technical specification of shutters by the best in the business so whilst beneficial, knowledge of interior window shutters is not necessarily required to excel in this position. This is the ideal role for a carpenter/ joiner who is looking for a steady salaried position either full-time or part-time.

A welcome bonus will be payable in 2 parts. £500 on completion of the probationary period and £500 after 1 year in the role.

Skills / Requirements

Salary

£28,000 - £35,000 plus a welcome bonus

Benefits

  • Working from a company fleet vehicle with a fuel card and all required equipment and mobile phone
  • Company pension
  • Company events with a social team
  • Clean work premises and facilities
  • An opportunity to work for industry leaders
  • A fun and relaxed working environment with an all-in-house team
  • New ideas for expansion always welcomed
  • Long term security with ability to gain promotion
  • Great career opportunity

Plantation Shutters Installer

Introduction

Plantation Shutters, London’s leading Shutter company, are looking to recruit an eager and practical person to join our busy fitting team.

Job Description

The ideal candidate for this role will have a minimum of 1-2 years’ experience fitting interior Plantation shutters and will be looking to join an industry reference company. This is a brilliant opportunity for an enthusiastic, practical minded person and is ideal for someone looking to work on a Monday to Friday salaried basis.

You will be attending booked appointments at clients’ homes in a fully equipped company van so you will need to be well presented and hold a Full UK Clean driving licence. The ability to work hard and as part of a team is essential.

As a wooden interior shutter installer, you will be joining a well-established company that can offer a stable, permanent full-time job for the right candidate.

Skills / Requirements

The right candidate will:

  • Have 1-2 years’ experience fitting shutters
  • Hold a Full UK Clean Driving Licence
  • Have good DIY skills and be confident using power tools
  • Be presentable as the face of our ever expanding and innovative company
  • Have a skilled and practical approach to fittings
  • Work well as a team

Salary

£25,000 - £30,000 plus a comprehensive commission scheme.

Benefits

  • Working from a company fleet vehicle with a fuel card and all required equipment and mobile phone
  • Company pension
  • Company events with a social team
  • Clean work premises and facilities
  • An opportunity to work for industry leaders
  • A fun and relaxed working environment with an all-in-house team
  • Open company structure with new ideas for expansion welcomed
  • Long term security with ability to gain promotion
  • Great career opportunity

Plantation Shutters Installer - Trainee

Introduction

Plantation Shutters, London’s leading Shutter company, are looking to recruit an eager and practical trainee shutter installer to join our busy fitting team.

Job Description

An enthusiastic, practical minded person will thrive in this role which is ideal for someone looking to train in the interior wooden shutters trade on a Monday to Friday salaried basis.

Good DIY skills and the ability to work hard and as part of a team is essential. You will be attending booked appointments at clients’ homes in a fully equipped company van so you will need to be well presented, have good communication skills and a Full UK clean driving licence. An NVQ in carpentry or other relevant work experience would be useful for this role.

As a wooden interior shutter installer, you will be joining a well-established company that can offer a stable, permanent full-time job for the right candidate.

Skills / Requirements

The right candidate will:

  • Hold a Full UK Clean Driving Licence
  • Have good DIY skills and be confident using power tools
  • Be presentable as the face of our ever expanding and innovative company.
  • Work well as a team

The right candidate may:

  • Have experience and ideally a qualification in carpentry, joinery or a similar trade position
  • Have experience dealing with customers or clients directly
  • Be looking to expand their skill set to advance within the team and company

Salary

£17,000 - £24,000 per annum Dependent on experience.

Benefits

  • Company pension
  • Company events with a social team
  • Clean work premises and facilities
  • An opportunity to work for industry leaders
  • A fun and relaxed working environment with an all-in-house team
  • Open company structure with new ideas for expansion welcomed
  • Long term security with ability to gain promotion
  • Great career opportunity

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Trustpilot Reviews - Plantation Shutters Ltd
Fozia - Review left on Trustpilot

Very good. Fantastic quality and fit. Very prof. Also arrived a few weeks earlier then quoted. Will buy for the next home also.

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Julia - Review left on Trustpilot

I love my new blinds. They are high quality, look beautiful and were at the most competitive price. The fitters were also very polite and efficient.

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Stephen - Review left on Google

Plantation shutters visited my flat 20 January 2022 to measure, discuss slat size and material, and give me a free estimate which I was happy with.