Careers

Cox London is a company of designer makers who create unique pieces of furniture and lighting with an aim to enhance beautiful considered interiors of comfort, serenity and energy.

The studio, founded by Christopher and Nicola Cox both with a background in sculpture, reflects their tastes and inspirations which range from 20th century sculptors all the way back to the Bronze Age. They guide the design and production of every piece, leading an in-house team of specialist artisans.

If you have a love of art and design history and a desire to work in a professional and creative environment then we would very much like to hear from you.

Register your interest in a career with Cox London by emailing info@coxlondon.com

We are currently recruiting for the following:

Foundry Technician

Role: Foundry Technician
Brand: Cox Workshops Ltd
Location: London N17
Hours: 40 hrs per week

At Cox London we design and fabricate individual pieces and limited-edition collections for interior decorators, collectors and private clients. By nurturing, inspiring and enriching our relationships with our artisans & craftspeople, our clients, the communities we support and our partners, our vision is to help shape remarkable interior beauty.

The Job

This technical role is for the casting of high-end interior products. You need to have some previous foundry experience utilising processes suitable for sculptural furniture & lighting manufacture. Each member of the Cox London technical production team is expected to have a variety of skills and be able to see a project through in their specialist field.

Your mission as a Foundry Technician is to perfect your skills and knowledge surrounding the bronze casting process and become adept at all processes across the department. Your goal is to produce high quality castings within the allotted time and to collaborate with your team and those in other departments across the company to ensure pieces are produced within specification, on time to meet with client expectations.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge continually improving your skills base.
  • Maintain a quality service provided to customers by upholding company standards.
  • Attend regular staff meetings with the production team to plan jobs and review results.
  • Attending technical training when requested and implementing and improving technical skills.
  • Maintains safe and clean work environment, upholding Company H&S Policies.
  • Ensuring company property is thoughtfully used, securely stored, and appropriately maintained.
  • Reducing waste of materials, reporting shortages to the Team Leader, and ensuring efficiency of time.
  • Contribute to a happy, efficient, and co-operative production technical team, fostering a spirit of co-operation within and between departments and your colleagues.
  • Metal Casting Processes including wax pull; wax work; spruing; shell investment; metal pouring and knock-out processes.

Skills & Behaviours (essential)

  • Respectful to others.
  • Committed to working with and learning from others.
  • Continually develops technical skills and craft.
  • Looks for better or more efficient ways of doing things.
  • Open to new ideas and challenges
  • Delivers work on time with accuracy, efficiently and cost effective.
  • Deliver work to the highest standard ensuring client’s expectations are met.
  • Listens carefully to ensure instructions are carried through and fully understood.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Learning the role/ less experience, technical skills and knowledge gained through training and experience – up to 3 years experience post training (aim 10,000 hours to become experienced)

Qualifications (desirable)

  • BA, MA, or Qualified Apprenticeship in metalworking processes or similar

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Logistics Technician Art Handler

  • Role: Logistics Technician Art Handler
  • Brand: Cox London, Furniture and Lighting
  • Location: London N17
  • Hours: 40 hrs per week

About us

Cox London are designers and makers of unique sculptural lighting, furniture and artworks of the highest calibre. We are commissioned by celebrated interior decorators, collectors and discerning private individuals worldwide. By nurturing, inspiring and enriching our relationships with our artisan craftspeople, our clients, the communities we support and our partners, our goal is to help shape remarkable interior beauty.

The Job

This role requires a meticulous and skilled individual responsible for the careful packing, handling and transportation of high value and delicate artwork and furniture. You will therefore need to have practical skills for the building of protective support structures such as export crating and able to assist with the installation of such items in residential homes as well as show rooms.

This role will at times be client facing so you will need to be customer focused and able to communicate calmly & effectively.

You will be supporting a busy manufacturing and dispatch schedule. Previous experience from within the packaging and transporting of fine art, furniture or custom lighting is required as are excellent team working skills, integrity and attention to detail.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  •  Careful packing, labelling and condition reporting of client orders for UK or Export
  • Building of wooden export quality crating for the safe transportation of delicate and heavy items
  • Delivery and installation on site of furniture, lighting, and fine art objects
  • Supporting the design and manufacturing team with all logistics and photography
  • Monitoring stock and essential consumables required for the role

Knowledge and Experience:

  •  Experienced packaging, logistics and installation technician for export shipping of delicate lighting, furniture and/or fine art logistics
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Integrity, focus, reliability, and professionalism
  • Able to deliver on time with accuracy
  • Produces work to the highest standard exceeding client expectation
  • Excellent client communication and team skills

Qualifications (desirable):

  • Foundation degree or higher national diploma; BA or BTEC certificate or similar qualification
  • Full clean UK driving licence

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Head of Brand

  • Role: Head of Brand
  • Brand: Cox London, Furniture and Lighting 
  • Location: London 
  • Hours: 40 hrs per week
  • Contact: Mridula@coxlondon.com

At Cox London we serve a global clientele of private clients, collectors, interior designers, galleries and institutions from its studios in Tottenham, and from its boutique showrooms in London, Belgravia. 

We are looking for someone capable of representing the company in alignment with the company vision to create a remarkable and lasting interior beauty in the world for our clients. They would need to be well informed regarding high-end interiors and art markets, able to provide outstanding presentation of our story to the wider world. Applicants should have a strong background knowledge of design, the arts and art history. 

Your goal will be to …. 

The goal of this role is to increase sales revenue and to grow our UK and international profile. You will also manage and lead the brand marketing team to ensure all communications align with the company’s brand image to secure new business, build lifetime clients for the company, and promote the uniqueness of Cox London design. The position is based at our Head Quarters and workshops in Tottenham Hale, with occasional visits to the Pimlico Road Showroom

Duties and Responsibilities Include 

  • Management and leadership 
  • Strategy design and implementation 
  • Data Analysis 
  • Collaboration with other departments 
  • Building relationships 

Skills and Behaviours (essential) 

  • Communication 
  • Leadership 
  • Marketing Communication  
  • Events and Promotions  
  • Brand & Product Positioning Strategies  
  • Agency Management  
  • Media Planning  
  • Digital Marketing  
  • Brand Portfolio Management  

Knowledge and Experience (desirable)

  • Proven track-record of achievements in retail, luxury brands PR & marketing 
  • Expertise in Brand Management  
  • Excellent copywriting skills 
  • Media Strategy, Events, Trade Marketing, Alliances, Digital Marketing, Social Media, New Product Development/Positioning & Creative communication 
  • Conceiving & implementing marketing strategies that fuel market place presence & drive revenue growth for brand portfolios. 
  • Development of annual brand marketing strategies through customer knowledge and practical market dynamics

Qualifications (desirable)
BA/MA in Marketing/arts management/business studies/fine art/visual art/marketing and sales or modern languages/ Curating and Collections 

Sales Manager

  • Role: Sales Manager
  • Brand: Cox London, Furniture and Lighting 
  • Location: London 
  • Hours: 40 hrs per week
  • Contact: Maddie@coxlondon.com

Cox London are designers and makers of unique sculptural lighting, furniture and artworks of the highest calibre. We are commissioned by celebrated interior decorators, collectors and discerning private individuals worldwide. By nurturing, inspiring and enriching our relationships with our artisan craftspeople, our clients, the communities we support and our partners, our goal is to help shape remarkable interior beauty.

The Job

We are recruiting for an experienced Sales Manager who is polished, professional, enthusiastic, collaborative and approachable. They need to be well informed regarding high-end interiors markets and able to provide an outstanding service to clients, exceeding all expectations. The candidate should have a strong background in high-end sales environments such as contemporary art and/or design, ideally selling furniture and lighting which requires a considered project-style approach.

Our clients are looking for quality, individuality and efficiency from our Sales Team in order to make decisions on purchasing, delivered via clear, knowledgeable and beautiful presentations of simplicity and elegance. The position is based in the London Belgravia showroom in the heart of the sought- after Pimlico Road Design District, with weekly visits to our North London workshop. You would work closely with the creative and manufacturing teams to sell quality pieces with artistic merit and longevity. We are looking for ambassadors for the company to champion our work and ensuring what we produce for them fits with the client’s goals.

Duties and Responsibilities Include 

  • – Lead generation and conversion of opportunities exceeding sales targets
  • – Negotiate and build positive relationships, creating lifetime clients for the company
  • – Produce and present client proposals
  • – End to end sales – post sale follow-up WIP and post-sale deliverables
  • – Maintain company data base following all systems and processes
  • – Produce weekly, monthly and quarterly sales reports
  • – Face to face or virtual meetings with clients on and off site while supporting the gallery showroom opening hours including the occasional Saturday scheduling.
  • – Hosting and attending tours of our unique workshops and studios in North London as well as numerous marketing events both internal and external to drive new business.

Skills and Behaviours (essential) 

  • – Outstanding interpersonal, communication and customer service
  • – Strong ability and desire to help clients purchase Cox London designs
  • – Positive, confident and determined approach
  • – Resilience and the ability to cope with rejection
  • – Attention to detail and an eye for design and quality
  • – Commercial awareness and numerical ability
  • – Outstanding IT and Presentation skills
  • – Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • – Reliable, flexible, collaborative and supportive

Knowledge and Experience (desirable)

  • – Client facing sales experience preferably 3 years+ selling products with a price range of £5,000 to £100,000
  • – Knowledge and experience within the high-end interior products sector
  • – Extensive experience in generating new business leads
  • – Qualified experience in account management with proven sales record
  • – Demonstrable high conversion rate of opportunities to orders
  • – Proven sales targets in excess of £1M
  • – High level Photoshop and Microsoft; CRM Software competency

Qualifications (desirable)
BA, MA, BSc or MBA

 

Experienced Metalwork Fabrication & Welding Technician

Role: Experienced Metalwork Fabrication & Welding Technician
Brand: Cox London, Production
Salary: based on skills and experience
Location: London N17
Hours: 40 hrs per week

At Cox London we design and fabricate individual pieces and limited-edition collections for interior decorators, collectors and private clients. By nurturing, inspiring and enriching our relationships with our artisans & craftspeople, our clients, the communities we support and our partners, our vision is to help shape remarkable interior beauty.

The Job

We are recruiting a Fabrication Technician to join Cox Production Team responsible for the manufacturing of Cox pieces. Each member of this team is expected to be adaptable and inventive, learning and developing the variety of processes and finishes as per the Cox London house style.

You will be expected to fabricate company products to the required standards within specification, in full and on time meeting the costed hours for fabrication.

This technical role is for the fabrication of high end interior products. You need to be and expert in your field with high level experience and knowledge of metal working and fabrication processes, predominantly in brass but also ferrous metals suitable for furniture & lighting manufacture.

We are looking for a reliable hardworking person with initiative, high standards and a professional outlook. The successful candidate will have the ability to maintain our quality service provided to customers by upholding company standards, values and behaviours.

Duties and Responsibilities
Producing high quality furniture and lighting as per the specifications provided ensuring items are produced in full, on time and in spec

Maintain professional and technical knowledge continually improving your skills base

Maintains safe and clean work environment, upholding Company H&S policies

Application of technical processes such as welding tig, mig; silver soldering, soft soldering; metal fabrication in mainly in brass or steel; cutting and preparing materials for fabrication; fabrication of jigs; product assembly including involve the handling of glass, stone or wood; metal polishing; metal chasing.

Knowledge, Experience, Qualifications
Architectural & sculptural metalwork welding (ideally specialising in brass or bronze)

Experienced and/or expert, more than one skills area, coaching and guidance of other team members, high level skills and knowledge gained through training and experience – typically 10 years plus post training.

BA, MA or Qualified Apprenticeship in metalworking processes or similar

Please apply here:  Application Form