Seasonal Plant Area Manager

Recruiter
Location
England, Surrey
Salary
£28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted
07 Oct 2016
Closes
06 Nov 2016
Ref
DS8568
Contact
Dianne Saunders
Function
Management Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


Based on the border of Hampshire and Surrey, in a highly affluent area our client are proud of their strong tradition in plant and gardening sales and offer their customers a unique retail experience in an aspirational environment which makes them a true destination centre.

Over half a million people visit the garden centre every year for quality horticultural, lifestyle and food products and to make the most of our expertise. They are now looking to add to their award winning team.

The Role

We are seeking a motivated and experienced individual to manage the Seasonal Plant Area who can drive sales and maintain high retail standards, whilst at the same time provide a level of service that exceeds customer expectations. The successful candidate will have responsibility for overseeing the seasonal plants section ensuring that the highest standards of plants quality, visual appearance and maintenance are consistently applied.

40 Hours per week, Full Time/Permanent Position

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will:
Have experience of working in Garden Centres, ideally within a high volume, large format centre or retail store, although they are open to talking to candidates from any horticultural background.
Be able to recognise and act on sales opportunities.
Have excellent knowledge of plants, plant care and maintenance.
Be meticulous to the detail in terms of product placement, standards, presentation, visual elevation and overall look and feel.
Have an ability to manage and develop a team.

Our client looks to promote and reward success and, as this is a flagship centre, for the right candidate the role comes with potential to progress and be involved with the plant buying for the entire group.