Duresta has been built around our people and our values. As we continue to grow, we are always on the look out for talented and passionate individuals to join our team. Please see below the opportunities available in various sectors of our business.

Current Vacancies

We welcome people from all backgrounds who share our core values and have the drive and commitment to succeed.

If you would like to join Duresta and you are interested in any of the vacancies listed below, please send your CV to Emma Thrall, Group HR Executive at ethrall@sofabrands.com

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Working at Duresta

We value all of our people and provide a range of opportunities to develop rewarding careers. We offer..

Holidays
32 days (inclusive of statutory holidays) increasing to 33 days after 2 years of service

Pension scheme
We know how important it is to save for retirement and offer pension schemes to all our people

Employee Assistance Programme
A 24 hour confidential helpline service for the times you need help with a personal situation

Childcare vouchers
To helps you save money on childcare!

Career Development
There are so many opportunities to learn new skills and progress within the company

Craftsmanship

Our team of dedicated skilled craftspeople are proud to produce luxury upholstery at our Long Eaton factory.

As well as highly skilled craftspeople.. we have careers in planning, quality and logistics.

We look for people who can work to the highest standards, whether that is in precision sewing or pattern matching complex designs!

Design and Development

Our design studio and development team work tirelessly to develop and update our designs. They are responsible for keeping Duresta at the forefront of interior style.

We look for people who are innovative and creative! You will have a flair for fabric selection, keeping up-to-date with latest design trends and market requirements.

Commercial

Like all companies.. we require the essential administrative and support functions to build and manage the Duresta business efficiently.

We are always looking for individuals who specialise in Finance, Sales, Customer Support and Purchasing.

We look for people who are team players, with great communication and IT skills!

Graduates

As a Duresta Graduate, you will be joining highly skilled and experienced teams and will be given the opportunity to take on responsibility and work on key business projects.

We look for individuals with strong academic backgrounds, who are team players, with self-motivation and ambition!

“My role as Junior Designer at Duresta so far has been very involved with all creative phases of the company. Getting hands on experience in and out the office such as Milan Design Week, stand design & building and photography amongst many other roles. It is a very gratifying job learning from all the experienced team at Duresta, which will put me in good stead for the future. I hope to have a long & prosperous career at Duresta and look forward to all the new challenges that lie ahead.”

Jacob Fenwick, Design

Apprentices

Duresta Apprenticeships are designed for individuals who want to make the most of the hands-on training that we offer.

This can be in upholstery, sewing, customer service or administration….

Becoming an apprentice means that you will be starting a long and rewarding career! We search for people with a passion for learning and the determination to succeed.

“My apprenticeship in Business and Administration has given me a qualification that I can take anywhere, a hands on approach to learning and real work experience. I have had a fantastic opportunity to learn the upholstery trade from highly skilled craftspeople that have worked in the business for many years. Having completed my apprenticeship I have progressed into a new role within the quality department, I am excited to continue developing my skills and see where they can take me in the future.”

Chelsea Orme, Quality Improvement Coordinator