Working at Duresta

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

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

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

Current Vacancies

If you are passionate, committed, creative, and looking for an exciting career with a market-leading luxury lifestyle brand – then this is where you’ll find it.

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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 & Development

Our design studio and development are responsible for keeping Duresta at the forefront of interior style. Our teams of creative designers and skilled developers continuously develop our designs to create pure, lasting comfort as well as market-leading luxury collections.

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


Like all businesses, we require essential administrative and support functions to build and manage Duresta 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!


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, working with all creative phases of the company. Getting hands-on experience in and out of the office. From Milan Design Week; stand design & building to photography and much more. It is a very gratifying job, learning from such an 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


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. Since completing my apprenticeship I progressed into a new role within the quality department, now I have a broader role supporting requirements across the breadth of the Duresta business. I am excited to continue developing my skills and seeing where they can take me in the future.”

Chelsea Orme, Business Support Coordinator

Note to Agenices

Note to Recruitment Agencies

Sofa Brands International Ltd and its subsidiaries operates a Preferred Supplier List (PSL) for recruitment agencies which is reviewed periodically.

We do not accept unsolicited CVs from agencies who are not part of our current PSL.

Receipt of unsolicited CVs does not imply an introduction to the business and will be considered property of the group, therefore no ownership of such candidates will be given. We retain the right to pursue and hire such speculative candidates without any obligation to any third-party terms and conditions, even when these are submitted with the CV. We will not pay any agency fees associated with unsolicited third-party applications.

Should you wish to be considered as a supplier in the future or feel you have a niche skill set you can help with, then please send some company information to Naturally we receive a lot of calls and interest from agencies and as such we will only be in contact should we wish to discuss further. Unfortunately, we will not be able to respond to all of you.