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The Designer Forum has been set up within EMTEX to provide a variety of business & design support.

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Specialising in graduate recruitment & design positions (all levels), the Designer Forum offers a simple & effective recruitment service for retailers, designer & brand labels, manufacturers (amongst others) throughout the UK.

With the Designer Forum’s unique set-up & industry network – we offer a fast & efficient service that allows you to choose the service that best suits your needs... from an entry-level online advertisement & e-mailshot package through to a full search & selection offer.

Also for graduates & designers looking for their first (or next role) once you register with us, we aim to provide you with regular updates on available vacancies plus advice on CV, portfolio, & career management for FREE. We will also let you know of what else is happening within the Designer Forum & any other of our activities you may want to access.


Available at 3 levels our Recruitment service allows a great deal of flexibility to suit your needs, especially with graduate positions where you may not need that full search & selection package.

Option 1:

Consisting of
■ Advertisement on the Designer Forum Website (4 weeks)
■ Email to database (currently over 4,000 relevant contacts)
■ Posted on the Designer Forum notice board (in-house)
■ Information distributed at recruitment events

Designer Forum / EMTEX Member:
Only £150 + VAT per advert
Recruitment Agencies & Non-members
Only £350 + VAT per advert

Option 2:

Entry-level Search & Selection Package
Consisting of Advertising package (as specified above) Plus

■ Database search
■ Client / candidate match
■ Portfolio Samples (Where relevant we will arrange for all CVs to be accompanied by examples from their portfolios)
■ Telephone interview
■ Full specification / pack on each individual applicant
■ Guarantee of 5 CV’s for each role (3 for senior positions)

Designer Forum / EMTEX Member:
Only £350 + VAT per position for graduates / £550
+ VAT for all other positions
Recruitment Agencies & Non Members:
Only £750 + VAT per position for graduates /
£1,000 for all other positions

Option 3:
Consisting of Advertising & Entry-level Search & Selection package (as specified above) Plus…

■ Face-to-Face interviews
■ Reference checking
■ Client premises visits
■ Full placement programme, offer letters etc
■ After sales service

£0 - £15,000 10% of annual salary
£15,001 - £25,000 12.5% of annual salary
£25,001 + 15% of annual salary

Please note: We charge an initial £350 + VAT
(payable in advance – however if a candidate is successfully placed this will be deducted from the fees outlined above)

Registration is completely FREE, plus you will be invited to attend our specialist CV & Career Management seminar (also free of charge). We currently recruit for Designers, Buyers, Merchandisers, Allocators & Technical Staff across all sectors of the industry, predominately in the UK although we do occasionally receive overseas positions.


To register with our recruitment service please email your CV to recruitment@design-online.net stating your ideal position, salary expectation & geographical area you would like to work in.

Once this initial e-mail is received, a member of the Designer Forum team will be in contact with 72 hours to give you an initial telephone interview to ensure we have all your details correct & we understand the roles you are looking for. Once fully registered you will be added to our recruitment register and if a suitable position arises we be in contact via e-mail (so make sure you check regularly your inbox regularly).
You will also be entitled to register on our FREE CV & Career Management Seminar.

You can also proactively look at all of our current job opportunities online at www.design-online.net

Contact us
EMTEX Ltd (Designer Forum), Designer Forum Studio, 69-73 Lower Parliament Street, Nottingham, NG1 3BB, T: 0115 9115339, F: 0115 9115345, E:recruit@design-online.net


How to Contact Us
Tel 01623 440612
Email enquiries@emtex.org.uk
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