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 Main Sales Desks

 

  

Job title:  Sales Administrator

Job description: Contracts Sales Administrator

 

 Purpose of role: 

You will be part of an experienced sales team and the primary role is to support this dedicated team in delivering several sales administrative support functions in order to maximise sales and deliver excellence in customer service.

TileStyle is a dynamic family owned business and is Ireland’s driving force in the ceramic tile, natural stone, bathroom and hardwood flooring sectors servicing the needs of retail and commercial customers.

Main tasks:

 1) Administration of incoming sales and product enquires, customer calls, queries and appointments.

2) Quotations, sales ordering, internal purchase ordering and logistics administration and processing, through close liaison with existing stock control team.

3) Maintenance of product library.

4) Administration of customer and specifier databases.

5) Assist in carrying out the company’s policies and procedures in relation to Health, Welfare & Safety, HR and standard operating procedures.

 

Reporting to: Contracts Sales Manager. 

 

Scope of the role:

This is an important role within the TileStyle Contracts team. The role will also involve close and regular communication with the sales teams, stock control, warehouse and finance teams, along with regular contact with customers, contractors and specifiers.

The role is primarily Monday to Fridays, however you may be required from time to time to support the retail sales team and in line our 7 day trading cycle this may require some weekend cover.

 

 

Person Specification:

 

Skills:

Be able to work effectively within a team as well as work on own initiative.  Excellent organisational and communication skills. 

Knowledge:

Excellent working knowledge of ICT in particular Microsoft Office products. 

Experience:

A minimum of 2 years experience within a sales administration environment. Experience of the construction related industry would be beneficial but not essential. An extensive training programme will be provided.

 

Attitudes:

An enthusiastic personality, with a proactive attitude to customer service and a genuine desire to help support a positive team environment will be crucial attributes. Effective team playing characteristics are essential to the success of this role as TileStyle is constantly adapting to customer and market needs and the need for flexibility will be important.

 

Remuneration Package:

This is a full time role with a competitive salary based on experience. A 6 month probationary period will be completed. References and medical check up will be required.

 

Please apply to before 10th August 2014 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

 

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The National College of Art and Design and TileStyle  have been shortlisted for the 2014 Allianz Business to Arts Awards for “Best Creative Staff Engagement” and "Best Small Sponsorship".

TileStyle teamed up with NCAD on an innovative “Knowledge Transfer Programme” whereby TileStyle worked with a group of NCAD Ceramics Students in the development of bespoke ceramic pieces. The students gained an opportunity to apply their skills in a “real world” setting and benefited from TileStyle’s commercial expertise. 

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The project culminated in an exciting public exhibition at TileStyle’s showroom. 

TileStyle has been a long standing supporter of the Arts and was delighted to work with the NCAD on this project.

Click for photographs and details of the pieces created in this wonderful collaboration.

 

 

 

 

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                                          "Bust" and "Mad Cow"    

 

Check to the right of our reception desk the next time you pop into TileStyle. There you’ll see these amazing Heads crafted by Sculptor David Wilcoxson.

David originally from the US, moved to Ireland in 1992. He has worked as both a Sculptor and Tiling Contractor, which brought him to the art of mosaic.

These sculptures are from a series of mosaic heads begun in the last couple of years. David had wanted to do something like this for a long time. The seeds were planted when, as a child, he first saw mosaic heads from ancient Mexico.  And more recently - inspired by the process of raising children he felt the urge to do something a little more playful as an artist. 

Initially the series involved  parts of scarecrows, however he ended up simplifying the format in order to concentrate attention on the Heads. Each one has a private meaning for David relating to events in his life - but each viewer will get a different impression, perhaps….

“The Mad Cow is a chimera - part bovine, part giraffe, and part Jack Russell - make of that what you will!” quips David." And Bust is a portrait of a fictional character. His career was in the role of executive scarecrow, but he has retired now to a comfortable stone base. He inherited my nose and Lyndon Johnson's ears"

David is still making them, learning as he goes. He is also offering mosaic courses.  The next one will run at the Schoolhouse for Art in Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow. Anyone interested in these courses or commissions can contact David at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 See David’s work at www.newmosaicandglass.ie

 

 

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Inject exotic flair into your home with these intriguing, beautifully crafted tiles.

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Above: The patterns and colours in this collection are inspired by an eclectic range of artifacts and tiles from ancient Persia and Morocco, kelim rugs from Turkey, tapestries from France and pottery from Andalucía.

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Above & Below: The inspiration for these fabulous richly coloured designs comes from the intricate repeating patterns of traditional rugs and carpets of The Mediterranean.

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All above images are courtesy of The Winchester Tile Company. For information on these collections and more...please contact Mary Hennessy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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TileStyle is a dynamic family owned business and is one of Ireland’s leading ceramic tile, natural stone, bathroom and hardwood flooring retailers.

Job description: Bathroom Sales Executive - TileStyle Retail Showroom

Job title:  Bathroom Sales Executive

Purpose of role:  As part of an experienced retail sales team the primary role is to support a dedicated bathroom sales team in delivering agreed sales and margin targets.

Main tasks - Ranked by importance:

1) Sales of bathroom related products to the retail customer and the commercial /trade sector.
2) Delivery of excellence in customer service through agreed KPI’s and metrics.
3) Supporting the retail sales team in developing bathroom sales.
4) Assist in the maintenance of agreed showroom display, showroom quality and appearance levels.
5) Assist in carrying out the company’s policies and procedures in relation to Health, Welfare & Safety, HR, standard operating procedures, stock control, cash control and security.

Reporting to: Bathroom Manager

Scope of the role: This is a key role within the TileStyle retail team. It will involve close and regular communication with the showroom team and requires high levels of self motivation combined with good team playing characteristics. The showroom environment is constantly adapting to customer and market needs and the need for flexibility will be important.

In line with the retail environment TileStyle operate a 7 day trading cycle. All members of the team are required to work through this cycle.

Person Specification:

Skills: Good interpersonal skills. Problem solving and resolution skills linked with the ability to handle issues using a balance of initiative, use of systems and showroom management support.  Full drivers licence. Good literacy and writing skills along with a competent level of IT, experience with a computerised sales, stock and quotation system along a working knowledge of Microsoft Office or similar packages.

Knowledge: Knowledge and understanding of a professional retail environment with a focus on design is ideal but not mandatory. Professional selling skills are essential. Knowledge of bathroom and related products is essential.

Comprehensive training will be provided in relation to specific brands and product ranges within the TileStyle portfolio.

Experience: A minimum of 3 year’s experience within a professional bathroom retail related environment with exposure to complex and involved sales processes where there has been significant proactive interaction with customers.

Attitudes: Enthusiastic personality along with a proactive attitude to customers and customer service. A genuine desire to help support a positive team environment coupled with high levels of self-motivation.

Remuneration Package: Competitive salary with a performance based bonus package. A 6 month probationary period will be required. Uniforms are supplied. References and medical check up will be required.

Please email your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Closing Date: 22nd July 2014

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Extra Wide Web

 

At Least 20% Off All Wood Flooring 

Solid, Parquet & Engineered 

Drop into our Showroom now! Click Here for Directions

Click Here to see a Selection of our Wood Flooring

 

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We are delighted to bring you Keramag Design - Just one of our latest Bathroom brands here at TileStyle.

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Featured in our new Bathroom Extension, Keramag Design delivers innovative products, superb aesthetics, everlasting quality and timeless design.

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The brand is presented through a series of Bathroom Collections from several renowned Designers not least Antonio Citterio and Michael Schmidt from Code2design.  Citterio’s product developments have been exhibited in several museums including the George Pompidou Centre in Paris whilst Schmidt has achieved awards from German Design, Red Dot and Design of Europe. We are indeed honoured to have such prestigious Designers on board.

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Contact our Bathroom Manager Tony Murphy for more information. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Or drop into our showroom now to check out these fabulous products.  We are open 7 days a week.

 

 

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3 for 2

 Buy any 3 bathroom accessories and receive the 3rd one (the lowest priced one....) free of charge.

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Limited Offer. Terms & Conditions Apply!

Click Here to see our Fabulous Range of Bathroom Accessories!

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Sizzling Summer Offers at TileStyle, Dublin

We have an abundance of Sizzling Summer Offers for you here at TileStyle - Be it Tiles, Natural Stone, Wood Flooring or Bathrooms.
Click here to view just a selection.
But you really must drop into our Showroom to see the entire range.
We are open 7 days a week - With lots of free parking!

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Recently featured in The Irish Independent was Rory Cowan, well known actor from Mrs. Brown's Boys, seen here in his newly extended kitchen.  Those wonderful silver wall tiles are from TileStyle.

“I call it the house Mrs. Brown built. I bought it in 1990 and was made redundant six months later. If I hadn't met Brendan, I wouldn't have been able to pay the mortgage,” Rory explained.

Rory recently gave his house a complete make-over, with the help of interior designer, Carmel Carroll. “I wanted a bigger kitchen and a new bathroom. I told her to throw everything out except my bed and one painting,” 

Though Carmel had limited space to work with, she was able to extend both the front and back, and, by adding large expanses of glass at both ends, she created a stylish, airy, open-plan living space, with a dining area facing on to the back patio and a really attractive, user-friendly kitchen to the front.

Wood-effect tiles from TileStyle are featured throughout the house and on the patio. They “actually look like smoked oak” according to The Irish Independent.

The silver tiles featured in the kitchen splashback are INOX and the Wood-effect tiles are LENGI VAPORE.

For more details about these tiles please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

And ‘Mrs. Brown’s Boys D’Movie’ opened on June 27.....

(Source: The Irish Independent)

 

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Late last year we brought you news of RUA RED's specially commissioned artwork - A 1920's style 'Wall of Death". which will be used as a venue for a whole host of exhibitions, live performances, talks and workshops. It is still a work in progress - however Rebecca from Rua Red just sent us these fabulous images. We hear she is “over the moon” with how the project is progressing. Looking good Rebecca! 

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Click here for more details on RUA RED and this project. If you would like information on the tiles used for these mosaics - please contact Alan Brennan, our Showroom Manager. T: 01 855 5200 E:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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Looking for fun, cheery decor ideas for your children’s bedroom or playroom?

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Well pop in and see these fabulous Disney Tiles in our newly made over Children’s Play Area here at TileStyle.

An attractive and versatile alternative - What better way to add a touch of creativity, imagination, originality and colour to your children’s spaces!

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You think about renovating your bathroom, you put it off. Why?

If you thought about it in the first place then more than likely it means you either want to, or you need to!

You think about the chaos and disorder it might bring to your life (but for what, a week or so?!)

Generally people come to the conclusion that it will interfere with their whole living situation and it’s too much hassle but if you plan well and get the right design service and installers, it can be a pain free operation!

And not forgetting about the expense, which in most cases is the ultimate off put for most renovation contemplations!

Yes, these are of course valid points when considering renovating a bathroom but what a lot of people don’t think about is that the positive sides predominantly outweigh the negatives.

Investing in a good quality, well designed bathroom can add not just splendour and style to your home but also value. And, it doesn’t have to be as costly as you might think!

The bathroom is one of the most crucial zones for homebuyers and potential tenants so when renovating your property, the bathroom should be one of your priorities.

Most people, who view properties with a mind to buy, specifically look for a well designed bathroom that is not in need of renovation. This can help in their deciding factor of whether of not they want to purchase a property.

Designing a bathroom that appeals to the majority of the market is key when striving to add value to your home. This gives you a larger share of interest from potential buyers. Using neutral colours for tiles and paint is important as well as choosing units that tie in with those tones.

The added benefit of having a beautiful bathroom is that you too can enjoy it while you continue to reside there!

If you’re unsure about what value a new bathroom can add to your home you could get a property valuation done and then forecast a return on investment. This can help you to calculate a budget if you decide to go ahead with the renovations.

 

 

For more information and expertise on bathroom renovation, contact Tony Murphy here in TileStyle on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Check out just some of our bathroom settings in our Image Gallery

 

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Check out these less-abled products featured in one of our 25 New Bathroom Displays.  

These cleverly designed products provide you with a safe and stylish sanctuary within your home. Their modern look achieves a less clinical appearance than standard less - abled products.

This special wooden seat to the fore of the image is designed so that you may lever yourself in to the bath and can also be used as a little table if desired. The foot stool may be used to kneel on to facilitate easier cleaning of the bath.

The shelf over the sink is dual purpose, also acting as a grab bar.

The shower seat folds away and holds up to 150k

The toilet brush (seen better in the image below) is designed with extra long handle so you do not have to bend.

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Call in to see Tony Murphy, our Bathroom Manager. Tony will demonstrate how these items and all of this product range work in much more detail.

E:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   T: 01 855 5200

Products seen here are from Noken, Hansgrohe, Catalano and Erlau.  All accessories featured are made in Germany.

 

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The parents unit at Crumlin Children’s Hospital provides accommodation for parents of sick children from every part of Ireland.  Converted from the old nursing home 25 years ago, it is within the hospital on the second floor and consists of 44 bedrooms, 2 kitchens, 2 sitting rooms, bathrooms, toilets and a laundry room.

 Just recently the kitchens underwent a complete makeover. The kitchen units were supplied and fitted free of charge by Cash & Carry Kitchens and the tiles were donated by our good selves and fitted by Graham from Graham Gorman Tiling free of charge.

 Catherine, Agnes and Angela who manage the unit sent us this lovely message. “The generosity of your company made a huge difference to us here. The kitchens are so much brighter and cheery and are really appreciated by parents staying at the unit.”

 Four of the bedrooms are newly decorated, however they need funding to have the remaining 40 decorated. If you can help, please contact Catherine, Agnes or Angela at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

   

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 Would you like the opportunity to gain a marvellous insight into the world of a successful artist? 

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Retrospective 01, a collection of photographic works by Enda Cavanagh is on  exhibition here at TileStyle. And on Saturday May 24th at 1.00pm, Enda will rock up for a Special Presentation on his work. We expect this to take roughly 2 hours. 

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Enda (centre) at the recent launch of his Photographic Exhibition here at TileStyle. Also in photo: Gerard McNaughton, Retail Director TileStyle (Left) Stuart McLaughlin, Business to Arts (Right) 

Enda is an award winning Irish architectural and fine art landscape photographer. He grew up in rural Ireland and has always felt a strong connection to the land. His fine art photography communicates the subtle patterns, shapes and forms which exist in the urban and rural landscape.   

Enda spent 5 years living in Berlin where he developed a fascination with old manmade structures appearing in the urban and rural landscape. Many of his images feature manmade objects that, over time, have themselves become part of the landscape.  

For this Presentation, Enda will bring you on a walkabout and will talk about his favourite images and how he edits and prints them. He will then show you how his photos are created and the workflow behind them. 

Click here for a sample of what you can expect.  

Email me you if would like to attend. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    

Retrospective 01 continues until May 28th 2014. All welcome to drop by and check it out. It really is well worth a look.

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As a champion of the value of water, our German partner Hansgrohe assumes a pioneering role in dealing with this precious resource.

Hansgrohe mixers and showers are fitted with EcoSmart technology and thus require up to 60% less water than conventional products – without any loss of comfort.

Lower hot water consumption means lower energy requirements. And this means fewer CO2 emissions and lower costs.

EcoSmart Showers

With Hansgrohe EcoSmart technology your daily shower water demand is reduced by up to 60% thanks to a sophisticated flow limiter, special jets and the admixture of air.

These showers can dispense as low as 6 litres of water per minute. It does not matter how high your water pressure is, as a “precision O-ring” reacts flexibly to the water pressure and adjusts the water quantity. If the pressure is high, the ring makes the opening smaller. If it is low, it expands the opening.
 

EcoSmart Mixers

Thirteen litres of water per minute run through a conventional basin mixer. Hansgrohe EcoSmart mixers can lower this to five litres per minute.

How does that work you might ask. By adding air and by means of a special flow limitation system we answer. An EcoSmart aerator is integrated into the spout of the mixer and enriches the water with air. The result is a full, bubbling water jet. A “precision elastomer” responds automatically to different water pressure and alters its shape. It limits the flow, thus constantly saving water.

Indeed this water enrichment technology yields showering pleasure - You’ll feel the difference on your skin…!
 

Click here to check out some some slick videos from Hansgrohe.

I particularly like this video which shows Hansgrohes Raindance in all its glory.

For more information on the above and other water saving products for your bathroom - Talk to Tony Murphy our Bathroom Sales Manager. E:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. T: 01 855 5200

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Our next CPD event at TileStyle will take place on Wednesday 14th May 2014 in conjunction with Kahrs and Ardex Building Products.

The following are the times and details of the seminars:-

10am to 11am: running simultaneously
Kahrs: Engineered Wood Flooring
BAL: Problem Solving with Tiling Solutions

11.15am to 12.15am: running simultaneously
Kars: Engineered Wood Flooring
BAL: Problem Solving with Tiling Solutions

 

Engineered Wood Flooring: Technology designed with care for the Environment

Presented by Alex Davidson of Kahrs: A Swedish manufacturer with over 150 years of tradition, knowledge and innovation, Kahrs is a pioneer in the production of environmentally friendly flooring. This seminar features Kahrs products, including manufacturing and installation. Kahrs are the first floor manufacturer to use the revolutionary Woodloc method of joining boards, making installation quick and easy and giving tighter joints.


BAL : Problem Solving with Tiling Solutions
Presented by Paul Cronin of Ardex Building Products : With core brands including Ardex, BAL and Dunlop, Ardex is one of the leading manufacturers of adhesive, grout, flooring preparation products and specialist industrial floor coatings to the Irish flooring and tiling market. Ardex provide support including technical advice, site surveys, moisture tests, written specifications and extensive training. This CPD covers key topics such as calcium sulphate screeds, heated floors, wet rooms and tiling on to sheets and boards including timber.

For planning purposes, we would be grateful if you could let us know if you are available to attend any of the CPD sessions by emailing Bernadette Murray. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
We look forward to hearing from you and hopefully seeing you on May 14th.
Location: - TileStyle, Ballymount Road Upper, Dublin 24.
Ph: - 01-855 5200 Click Here for directions.

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Here at TileStyle our Bathroom Showroom has just undergone a major makeover! We've expanded the area to include 25 full new bathroom settings and hundreds of new products.

You will find everything and anything from the smallest bathtub in Ireland (a personal favourite of mine!), to a fully kitted out brassware bathroom setting including the incredible vintage Copper bathtub!

Hexagonal tiles are also seen widely throughout the new bathroom area and look amazing when colours are mixed and matched.

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Designer products are also on show including Foster bath, Starck taps, Antonio Citterio furniture, Keramag design and Hoesch design.

Every setting has its own unique attributes and feel yet you may find yourself inspired to mix and match and create something that is completely personal to you.

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Having witnessed renovations unfold over the last few weeks, there is a fantastic sense of achievement in the air following completion of the project.

After all the blood (just a little paper cut here and there!), sweat (lots of that) and tears (those of frustration that eventually led to joy!), we are happy to present a bathroom showroom unlike any other.

It’s really quite hard to believe the transformation that has occurred as a result over the last few weeks, and we hope you are just as impressed when you get to see it!

Finally the dust has settled (excuse the pun!) we can take a step back to soak up the changes and immerse ourselves in the new settings.

Come and see us to check out what’s on show and be inspired while you do so!

Click here for opening hours 

Photographs by: Daragh Muldowney at Dúlra Photography

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Some 150 people attended the launch of our Photographic Exhibition by Enda Cavanagh here at TileStyle last week.

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Enda is an award winning Irish architectural and fine art landscape photographer. He grew up in rural Ireland and has always felt a strong connection to the land. His fine art photography communicates the subtle patterns, shapes and forms which exist in the urban and rural landscape.

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Enda spent 5 years living in Berlin where he developed a fascination with old manmade structures appearing in the urban and rural landscape. Many of his images feature manmade objects that, over time, have themselves become part of the landscape.

A fantastic turnout and loads of interest!” enthused Enda.

Click here to see a video of the event https://vimeo.com/91705925

 The exhibition runs until May 28th here at TileStyle. Drop by to see it.  It really is worth a look!

Click here for our Opening Hours.

Click here for Directions.

 

 

 

 

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