Careers

We currently have 6 exciting career opportunities to join our GlobeWest team.
Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.   
 
 
 
 

 

Business Development Manager - VIC

Established in 2004, GlobeWest is at the forefront of designing, importing and wholesaling beautiful and ‘on trend’ contemporary furniture and homewares. GlobeWest is focused on building a long term, sustainable business and achieving a leading position in the market. To support this continued growth, we are looking to appoint an additional Business Development Manager - Victoria.

This role will work collaboratively with the Victorian team working closely with internal and external stakeholders to achieve and exceed the sales and profitability goals.

About the role

Reporting to the National Sales Manager, the Business Development Manager role will form part of the Melbourne State team. You will have a focus on Customer Relationship Management with the view of building, maintaining and extending relationships based on mutual, long-term objectives. You’ll be a self-starter who can readily create rapport with people at all levels whilst keeping sight of the bigger picture.

Key areas of responsibility will include:

Business Development & Client Relationships

  • Identify and gain new business through a sustained program of cold calling and follow up of referrals/leads and keeping abreast of competitor’s sales strategies
  • Establish and maintain call cycle to ensure regular contact with clients
  • Proactively seek new business by utilising the GlobeWest database and industry networking
  • Revitalise inactive customers and reintroduce GlobeWest as a key furniture supplier
  • Meets (exceeds) assigned budgets for sales volume and profitability
  • Work with State Sales and National Sales Manager to set sales goals within categories and establish strategies that will achieve these goals
  • Work with the other VIC BDM on segment opportunities and sharing industry knowledge
  • Identify market opportunities and set goals within categories and establish strategies that will achieve these goals
  • Proactively assesses, clarifies, and validates Clients needs on an ongoing basis and is able to determine present and future needs and propose suitable products in order to maintain and grow revenue for the Company.

Showroom

  • Participate in Showroom Events
  • Utilise the showroom for new business meetings

Reporting 

  • Prepare a variety of status reports - including activity, closings, follow-up and adherence to goals

About you

Ideally, you will have 5-7 years of previous experience as a Business Development Manager gained in a rapidly growing SME with a tertiary business qualification. Extensive retail (Wholesale) Sales experience with strong commercial acumen and the ability to interpret sales data are essential. Excellent written and verbal communication will enable you to work effectively with diverse segments of the business’s clientele. A proven track record of business growth and profitability will be essential to your success in this role. You must be a team player able to support and work with the State team as required. Strong computers skills including (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook are essential)

What can GlobeWest Offer you

  • Work for an amazing business with inspiring cross-functional teams and stakeholders
  • Open and Friendly culture with regular social activities
  • Wellness Initiatives – flu shots, fresh fruit delivered on-site, Employee Assistance Program, Flexible Working Arrangement
  • Regular business updates from our Co-Founders and Senior Management Team
  • Competitive remuneration offered commensurate with experience
  • Appealing staff discount offered on beautiful product 

Direct candidates only. Must have the right to work in Australia

If this sounds like the type of role you have been waiting for, please apply to Marianne Stamatakis, Head of People and Culture, mariannes@globewest.com.au.

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Inventory Support - VIC

  • A fast-paced and exciting environment
  • Supportive team culture
  • Newly created role

Established in 2004, GlobeWest is at the forefront of designing, importing and wholesaling beautiful and ‘on trend’ contemporary furniture and homewares, where they are focused on building a long term, sustainable business and achieving a leading position in the market.

Constantly evolving and delivering growth opportunities for the business and our people, now is the time to appoint an Inventory Support role, where you will support the Inventory Manager in all matters relating to the movement and record-keeping of stock and the controls in that regard.

If you enjoy working in a fast-paced, busy environment and have strong analytical skills then this is the role for you.

 

Snapshot of Responsibilities:

  • Book in Containers and bin locations into stock
  • Prepare Container Conditions Report for distribution – based on Team Lead data provided
  • Processing of Stock & Bin Transfers
  • Recording Storeman Time Sheet data into “spreadsheet” or directly into NetSuite
  • Stock Count adjustments 
  • Assist with accuracy and integrity of stock in the Main Warehouse when Inventory Controller is on leave
  • Analysing data and preparing reports
  • Assist/fill in when Inventory Controller is on leave
  • Work with Inventory Controller and Senior Team Lead to maximise space utilisation. Eg -identifying consolidation opportunities in racks.
  • You will primarily support the Inventory Controller and Warehouse Manager but also provide back up to the Despatch and QC Controller

About you

  • You will be degree qualified or have Certificate I/II/III in Transport & Logistics (Warehousing and Storage)
  • Proven experience in a Warehouse Administrator or stock inventory role
  • Excellent knowledge of ERP systems
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Intermediate computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Outlook, Word)
  • Experience with Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)
  • Solid understanding of the importance of excellent customer service
  • A flexible ‘can do’ attitude
  • Strong analytical skills

Why work for GlobeWest

  • Your opinion and initiative will always be heard, valued, and appreciated
  • Be part of a team that works hard and has fun in a collaborative and creative environment that is not pretentious. Be part of the journey of this next chapter in this exciting company
  • Work for an amazing business with inspiring cross-functional teams and stakeholders
  • Open and Friendly culture with regular social activities
  • Regular business updates from our Co-Founders and Senior Management Team
  • Wellness Initiatives – Employee Assistance Program, WFH policy in place, Flu shots, Fresh fruit delivered on-site, paid parental leave policy
  • Appealing staff discount offered on beautiful product 

Direct candidates only. Must have the right to work in Australia

If this sounds like the type of role you have been waiting for, please apply to Marianne Stamatakis, Head of People and Culture, mariannes@globewest.com.au.

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Product Developer - Case Goods: Indoor & Outdoor - VIC

• Springvale location

• Career Progression

• Excellent company culture

Our Company

If you are proactive and love working with a dynamic team of passionate people, then GlobeWest could be a great fit for you. GlobeWest is at the forefront of designing, importing and wholesaling beautiful and ‘on trend’ contemporary furniture and homewares. We are focused on building a long term, sustainable business and achieving a leading position in the market. To support this growth, we are looking to appoint Product Developer – Case Goods who will work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to achieve and exceed our goals.

Reporting to the Head of Creative, you will be responsible for Product development with a category focus on Case Goods indoor and outdoor to create further sales growth and innovation of these departments. You will ensure Globewest product is developed to the best possible standards of quality, design and price point contributing to the success of the greater Globewest business.

The role

Product Development and Design

  • Develop a variety of design options in response to a brief
  • Refine the design based on discussions with HC and team
  • Produce specifications (dimensions to scale and finishes to be used) for factory communication
  • Track progress of developments with supplier
  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure designs are viable, on trend and quality is on point.
  • Thorough initial QC of first samples- includes reviewing prototype samples checking for quality/design issues ensuring improvements are made for subsequent sampling/production

Quotations

  • Enter information into internal systems to create a quote request
  • Communicate with suppliers to ensure all information is received and correct to be able to effectively cost at our end
  • Push quote through to costing

Trend/Creative Research

  • Research Australian market and product opportunities
  • Support Head of Creative by researching and collating images for inspiration/mood boards

Imagery and Marketing Collateral Support

  • Track ETAs of product/stock and samples
  • Support during product photoshoots- checking product dimensions and collating this information for inclusion on the website
  • Collate product information from suppliers for inclusion on product spec sheets
  • Assist with planning and production of imagery

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design/ furniture making
  • Minimum of 2-3 years experience in other product development or design roles in upholstery, textiles, and homewares
  • Excellent CAD skills (Photoshop, Illustrator, 3D Program, Rhino 3D,  Sketch up)
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environments
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Previous experience in working with fabric is an advantage
  • Strong organisational and time management skills including solid attention to detail
  • Intermediate MS Office skills – Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint

What can GlobeWest Offer you

  • Work for an amazing business with inspiring cross-functional teams and stakeholders
  • Open and Friendly culture with regular social activities
  • Wellness Initiatives – flu shots, fresh fruit delivered on-site, Employee Assistance Program, Virtual Wellness program,
  • Regular business updates from our Co-Founders and Senior Management Team
  • Competitive remuneration offered commensurate with experience
  • Appealing staff discount offered on beautiful product

 

Direct candidates only. Must have the right to work in Australia

If this sounds like the type of role you have been waiting for, please apply to Marianne Stamatakis, Head of People and Culture, mariannes@globewest.com.au.

Head of Marketing - VIC

GlobeWest is delighted to partner exclusively with Talent Effect

Established in 2004, GlobeWest is at the forefront of designing, importing and wholesaling beautiful and ‘on trend’ contemporary furniture and homewares, where they are focused on building a long term, sustainable business and achieving a leading position in the market.

Constantly evolving and delivering growth opportunities for the business and their people, now is the time to appoint a new Head of Marketing, where this senior management role will further develop the vision for marketing and lead the creation and implementation of integrated marketing strategies to support all stages of the customer journey.

Snapshot of responsibilities:

  • You will be an active member of the senior management team
  • You will develop and lead campaign activity across all customer segments: - Trade/Wholesale, Commercial Projects, and B2C
  • Elevation of the brand positioning, identity and voice, where championing customer experience is paramount
  • Lead and empower a team of engaged marketers providing direction across all brand, trade and consumer initiatives
  • Drive the digital transformation of GlobeWest and integration of on and offline channels that is progressive, best practice and on brand across all channels
  • Ultimately you are responsible for all above and below the line communication: which includes ⎯ Content Marketing ⎯ Advertising & Media Strategy ⎯ Loyalty/Re-engagement ⎯ Catalogues & Collateral ⎯ VM & P.O.S ⎯ Websites (UX & Optimisation) ⎯ Email Marketing & Automation ⎯ Social Media, Collaborations & Influencer Marketing ⎯ Public Relations & Events, Corporate Communication, Sponsorship & Promotions… Yes, it is a big role!

About you:

  • Proven success operating in a strategic Marketing leadership position with the relevant tertiary qualifications
  • Experience in B2B (wholesale or trade) and B2C (retail) preferably in a design led business
  • Track record of effectively working cross-functionally with Sales and Product teams to significantly grow a business. 
  • Demonstrated end-to-end ATL and BTL campaign marketing experience, where integrating on and offline channels comes naturally to you.
  • Comprehensive exposure to managing agency relationships as well as leading and empowering a highly skilled team.
  • Strong commercial acumen with a proven track record of sales growth.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across all functions.
  • A focus on the ever changing landscape and skill set required for digital transformation, you may not be the expert but you stay well-informed.

Why work for GlobeWest:

  • The opportunity to work in a progressive senior leadership role where you report directly to a Co-Founder and have a voice at the table.
  • Be part of a team that works hard and has fun in a collaborative and creative environment that is not pretentious. Be part of the journey of this next chapter in this exciting company
  • Wellness Initiatives – Employee Assistance Program, WFH policy in place, Flu shots, Fresh fruit delivered on-site.
  • Appealing staff discount offered on beautiful product and regular social activities.

If this sounds like the type of high-profile role you have been waiting for, please apply or call Lisa Canning, Director at Talent Effect to discuss confidentially on 0402 507 866.

Please Note: Any agency referrals or direct applications will be referred to Talent Effect who have been engaged exclusively.

 

GlobeWest Outlet Casual Retail Assistants - VIC

Are you passionate about sales while delivering a client centric experience striving for excellence?

GlobeWest is at the forefront of designing, importing and wholesaling beautiful and ‘on trend’ contemporary furniture and homewares. We are looking to employ casuals to work in our Clearance Outlet which stocks seconds, samples, returns and ex-showroom stock.  

The Role

These exciting casual opportunities are based at Springvale reporting to our Outlet Retail Manager and will be responsible for the customer service and sales of both general public and our design professionals who shop in our outlet store.

Key Requirements include:

  • Meet & greet customers that come into the outlet providing a professional sales experience
  • Develop trust and deliver excellence in client service through the entire client service experience
  • Perform administrative duties including answering phones, providing quotes and data input to ensure that follow up and service excellence is maintained
  • Provide Excellent Customer Service
  • Assisting with online orders, stock replenishment
  • Assist the manager with the day to day operation of the store
  • Maintain spectacular visual merchandising and store presentation standards
  • Assist with achieving store budgets
  • Work with warehouse staff to ensure timely customer delivery

The successful candidate

Skills & Experience:

  • Previous experience in a retail environment
  • Someone who has a passion for customer service and working in a sales environment
  • The ability to work well in a fast-paced team environment
  • Strong Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Honesty and reliability
  • Experience with stock handling and merchandising
  • Our ideal candidate will be self-motivated, a team player and willing to provide support in all facets of the role.
  • Furniture products and technical knowledge would be an advantage
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (incl. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Previous experience in merchandising
  • Must be available to work Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays

What can GlobeWest Offer you

  • Work for an amazing business with inspiring cross-functional teams and stakeholders
  • Open and Friendly culture with regular social activities
  • Wellness Initiatives – flu shots, fresh fruit delivered on-site, Employee Assistance Program
  • Regular business updates from our Co-Founders and Senior Management Team
  • Competitive remuneration offered commensurate with experience
  • Appealing staff discount offered on beautiful product

If this sounds like a role that would suit your style and background, please contact Marianne Stamatakis, People and Culture Manager.

Direct candidates only. Must have the right to work in Australia

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

Warehouse Storeperson - VIC

  • Morning & Afternoon Shifts available


6.30am to 2.30pm / 8.30am to 4.55pm

Established in 2004, GlobeWest is a rapidly growing furniture importer and wholesaler of distinctive furniture and homewares with a great working culture. GlobeWest has full-time positions available for energetic, mature minded individuals with previous warehouse and forklift experience.

Reporting to the Team Leader, duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Pick and Packing
  • Forklift operation
  • Manual Handling
  • Container loading and unloading
  • General warehouse duties and housekeeping

The successful applicant must have the following:

  • Availability to work early or afternoon shift (6.30am to 2.35pm/ 8.30am to 4.55pm
  • Current Drivers licence and own transport
  • Current Forklift licence with reach truck experience
  • Recent, solid experience as a storeperson
  • Physically fit and able to do physical work
  • Reliable with a strong work ethic
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Understanding of safety and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a busy, changing environment
  • Available to work overtime when required

This role will suit someone wishing to join a busy warehouse team who is physically fit and able to do physical work. Normal working hours are Monday to Friday with overtime according to workload.

Direct candidates only. Must have the right to work in Australia

If this sounds like a role that would suit your style and background, please contact Marianne Stamatakis, People and Culture Manager.

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Nothing suitable but still interested in a career at GlobeWest? Send us an enquiry and we’ll get in touch if something comes up.