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Job opportunity at the London Jewellery School

sunday-studios-manager-blogger-vancancy-london-jewellery-schoolWe are hiring! The London Jewellery School are looking for a Sunday Studios Manager and Blogger

We are looking for a passionate and creative individual to join the team one day a week (on Sundays) to look after the opening up and daily running of the school for the day whilst contributing regularly to our active and popular jewellery blog: https://blog.londonjewelleryschool.co.uk/ Our blog is rated in the top 10 of jewellery blogs worldwide according to Feedspot

This role is every Sunday from 9am-6pm in our studios in Hatton Garden. An ability to arrive on time each week is essential as you will be opening up!
Pay: Competitive rates as well as access to training budget for LJS courses 
Times: 9am-6pm 
Location: Hatton Garden, London 
The ideal candidate will be reliable, great with customers, engaging, friendly and welcoming. Have an ability to write well, knowledge of jewellery making and jewellery business for blog writing and most importantly tonnes of enthusiasm and a willingness to learn. 
Deadline for applications : Sunday 22nd March 2017 
Please do forward this to anyone you feel might fit the bill!

Job opportunity: Membership and Weekend Manager with IMMEDIATE START

We are looking for another member of the LJS team. If you want to be part of a small but crucial team dedicated to ensuring every student benefits from the great experience of LJS workshops, read on.

London Jewellery School are looking for a Membership and Weekend Manager with IMMEDIATE START – £22,000 pro rata plus training budget (4 Days per week)

The London Jewellery School is looking for a passionate and ambitious individual to join its small but expanding staff team as theMembership and Weekend Manager. This role is crucial to the organisation as it involves being responsible for the whole operation over the weekends as well as being in charge of developing the membership scheme, completing administrative tasks and basic finance support for the school.

The position is four days a week from Thursday to Sunday 9am-6pm

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and well organized with strong administration skills. Jewellery making skills are not a requirement of this role.

Job Description – Membership and Weekend Manager London Jewellery School

Job Title: Membership and Weekend Manger

Working hours: Thursday- Sunday 9am-6pm

Salary: £22,000 pro rata (plus £2,000 training budget spend on LJS classes)

Location: London Jewellery School, 213 Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwins Gardens, London EC1N 7RJ

Line Manager: Jessica Rose, Director

Roles and Responsibilities:

Managing the studio each weekend including:

–       Opening up and preparing for classes

–       Welcoming students as they arrive and providing excellent customer service to ensure they have an enjoyable experience throughout the course.

–       Supporting tutors with locating materials, printing class notes and administrative tasks

–       General tidying up and cleaning of the studio including hovering, taking bins out, maintaining a clean refreshments area, cleaning cups in the dishwasher and general studio tidiness.

–       Occasionally dealing with tutor sickness or absence offering alternatives to students.

–       Liaising with the LJS General Manager over the weekends activities and passing on information needed for the week

–       Taking pictures of students work for our online galleries and social media


–       Handling all membership related enquiries

–       Updating the membership database and website listings

–       Promoting the membership scheme and attracting new members

–       Liaising with other members of staff and the Director on ideas for the development of the membership scheme

Administration/ Customer service:

–       Handling email, telephone and in-person enquires and bookings over the weekends.

–       Updating the LJS social networking sites over the weekend including facebook and twitter.

–       General administrative tasks including preparing the post, membership packs, distance learning courses and gift vouchers. Proof reading, editing images and general support around the office

–       And completing the weekly income and expenditure spreadsheets for the school.

Required Skills

Previous relevant experience is not as important as motivation and a willingness to learn. However all candidates must have the following skills:

–       Fluent computer skills including; emails, Microsoft office, using the Internet, and using Mac computers.

–       Excellent customer service skills

–       Hard working and able to work from your own initiative

–       Able to work well as part of a small and collaborative team

–       Reliable, approachable and passionate about the schools ethos and how we deliver our jewellery training. See more at www.londonjewelleryschool.co.uk

On the job training will be provided for all other areas of work.

If you think you have the skills and passion to work for the London Jewellery School at this exciting time of growth, please send a cover letter outlining why you would be suitable for the role and CV to Jessica@londonjewelleryschool.co.uk as soon as possible. We are looking for candidates that can start imminently. If your application is accepted we will in be in touch to arrange an interview.

Designer needed for fashion jewellery start up

A new fashion jewellery start up is looking for a new designer to help them design and develop their collections.

The role will entail:

Meeting to discuss the business objectives and requirements of the role.
Interpreting our company design needs and developing a concept to suit our purpose.
Estimating the time required to complete the work and providing quotes.
Developing design briefs by gathering information and data.
Thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts.
Using innovation to redefine a design brief within the constraints of cost and time.
Presenting finalized ideas and concepts.
Working with a range of media, including photography and computer-aided designs.
Proofreading to produce accurate and high-quality work.
Contributing ideas and design artwork to the overall brief.
Demonstrating illustrative skills with rough sketches.
Keeping abreast of emerging technologies and fashion jewellery designs.

This is a freelance role, the company is based in Middlesex.

For more information, please contact Gale Brown at email.yaels@googlemail.com

Job Opportunity – Jewellery Design

A new jewellery start up is on the lookout for new designers to help develop their upcoming collections.  The ideal candidate would be someone highly creative with good design skills who is interested in designing stylish and unusual jewellery a freelance basis. Technical jewellery making ability is not essential as the work would be design based and would be focused on mid level pieces in silver and swarovski crystals.


For more information, please contact Joseph Hayes on josephhayes71@.hotmail.com.

Placement Opportunity at Diamond Thoughts

Diamond Thoughts specialises in designing and making jewellery in silver, platinum and white gold.

Diamond Thoughts is looking for an enthusiastic, determined and reliable individual who is a creative, forward thinker to undertake a placement.  Students will gain hands on experience throughout the creative process, from generating and developing design ideas to sketching and wax model making.

Students will need to have a clear understanding of the jewellery design process; they will also have a broad knowledge of properties, qualities materials and finishes.

Daily duties will involve

  • Sketching
  • Model making
  • Design research
  • Assisting in the workshop
  • Soldering  and melting
  • Working with precious metals
  • Using saw blades  and other workshop equipment
  • Cutting and clearing cast blades
  • Basic polishing and buffing techniques
  • Working with precious metals

Please note that this work placement is unpaid.

To apply please forward a CV with work examples to emma@diamondthoughts.co.uk