Apprentice Furniture Manufacturer – Ref 13761 – Gillian Arnold Ltd – Darlington

Gillian Arnold Ltd

Company Bio

Established in 2011, Gillian Arnold is a designer brand. With products including home wares, furnishings, jewellery and gifts, the brand is famed for its personalised feel thanks to founder Gillian’s hands-on approach to her work. To create her prints, Gillian uses cuttings of British wildflowers and plants, making the brand unique in comparison to other designer labels. Products are generally produced at the company’s production bases in the North-East England towns Darlington and Bishop Auckland. The company works alongside over 150 wholesale stockists across the UK and abroad, supplying them with goods to sell on their websites and at their premises. Products are also sold in the company’s own boutiques and on their website.


• You will be responsible for making home furnishings to be sold in Gillian Arnold boutiques, on the company website, and at over 150 wholesale stockist locations across the UK and abroad.
• During your time working with Gillian Arnold, you will develop unrivalled knowledge of the upholstery and general furniture industry
• There will also be full training provided regarding the daily ins and outs of the job.
• Generally, you will work alongside two other colleagues but will require the ability to work collaboratively on a wider scale with the rest of the workforce.


• Keen and willing to learn
• Positive Attitude
• Additionally, having a valid driving licence would be advantageous as the position may involve commuting in between the two boutiques in Darlington and Bishop Auckland.

Educational Requirements

A*-C in Maths and English

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