Tree & Shrub Sales Manager (Office Based)

Potton, Bedfordshire
Negotiable + bonus + relocation expenses (if required)
13 Jan 2017
13 Feb 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

This is the perfect opportunity for an experienced professional who wants to work within a leading Semi Mature Tree & Shrub nursery based in Bedfordshire. We require someone with strong tree and shrub knowledge (not necessarily from within the Tree & Shrub sector) who will work as part of a team utilising there knowledge to assist our extensive and varied customer base as well as developing new clients.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Communicating about trees and shrubs and issuing quotations to customers
  • Establishing and maintaining customer relationships and understanding individual needs
  • Building relationships with suppliers in Europe
  • Processing customer orders, and choosing stock from the nursery
  • Escorting clients around the nursery
  • Understanding the logistics required for each job and communicating this to all parties
  • Working with the stock control system (Growmaster) experience not essential, and supporting other staff as and when required.

In order to succeed in the role, you must

  • Have a keen interest in horticulture with excellent tree and shrub knowledge
  • Able to communicate confidently with people at all levels
  • Be self-motivated
  • Be organised and effective
  • Able to manage multiple tasks without dropping the ball
  • Passionate about customer service
  • Computer literate with good MS Office capabilities
  • Driving Licence

If your experience meets our criteria please send your CV with covering letter detailing your relevant experience and stating your salary expectations to