Careers at Woods Furniture

Our Story

At Woods we have been providing jobs to the local community through our stores and warehouse network since 1875.

Click here, so read more about our history.

Pay & Benefits

We have a great reputation as a great employer, and we're proud to be able to offer our staff a little more to show our appreciation for choosing Woods for their career.

  • Generous Salary
  • Commission (for sales positions)
  • Up to 8% Pension
  • 20 Days Plus Bank Holidays (28 in total)
  • Staff discount
  • Death In Service Benefit
  • Uniform

Current Vacancies

Full Time Senior Sales Consultant

£20,000 basic plus commission making a realistic OTE of £25k -  £30K pa

Woods Furniture is a local company and has been trading since 1875 and our beautiful furniture and home accessories stores in Dorchester.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Woods family, as we are embarking on our expansion programme. Our range of stunning furniture incorporates all the leading brand names, plus a large selection of home accessories which makes us the shop of choice.

We continue to invest in our showrooms ensuring that our clients are inspired the minute they walk in. With significant growth plans in place, we are looking to recruit a Senior Sales Consultant of the highest calibre. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate with a generous salary package and superb benefits.

A successful day at Woods is:

  • Listen and understanding to your customers’ needs and finding the right products and solutions.
  • Overachieving on your targets
  • Delivering outstanding service whilst learning and developing yourself
  • Follow up existing leads and orders
  • Helping online and telephone customers with their needs
  • Ensuring the showrooms looks smart and tidy
  • Always being a brand ambassador for Woods
  • Collaboration with other departments, to ensure we give outstanding customer service.


Key Responsibilities

  • A passion for the Woods brand, Furniture and Home Accessories
  • 100% Commitment to providing the best shopping experience ever, for our customers at all times
  • First class product knowledge (full training provided)
  • An ability to resolve all customer queries
  • Update customers on progress of their order
  • Manage a portfolio of clients
  • Send out brochures and swatches upon request
  • Be able to support the showroom manager


Skills & Attributes

  • Previous experience in sales and customer service
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Team player
  • Willing to go the extra mile for your colleagues and our customers
  • Great attention to detail
  • Calm and patient
  • High personal standards
  • Ambitious
  • Self-motivated
  • Flexible.


Candidates must live within 30 mile radius of Dorchester DT1 1HN, and be available for weekend working. Email your CV to No agencies please.