Plantarea | Horticultural Managers

Recruiter
Location
England
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Aug 2017
Closes
17 Sep 2017
Ref
DS8789
Contact
Dianne Saunders
Function
Management Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


Plantarea / Horticultural Managers, Various Locations across UK, 40 Hours per week, Full Time Position

Due to our clients continued expansion, we are looking for experienced, creative and entrepreneurial Plant Area Managers to join their growing Plants teams at various garden centres within this prestigious Group.
With internal promotions, new garden centre openings, and exceptional growth within existing centres there are nearly always opportunities for talented individuals to join them - so if you are looking for your next challenge we would love to hear from you!

About the role:

The Plant teams pride themselves on not only giving customers the very best in product quality and choice, but also on providing them with an aspirational shopping experience through creating stunning visual displays. They work hard to constantly ensure stock availability, high standards of plant care and quality are always maintained and that customers enjoy exceptional service and specialist advice.

As a Plantarea Manager, you would be responsible for managing and leading your team in pulling all of this vital activity together so that customers have a truly unique and memorable shopping experience. Your focus will always be on the customer and meeting their expectations, but you will also have responsibility for driving sales and profitability - so you will have a real sense of ownership and empowerment!


About you:

Their ideal Plantarea Managers will:
Have experience of working in Garden Centres, although we are open to talking to candidates from any horticultural background.
Have an energetic personality with an ability to easily engage with and connect with our AB1 target customers.
Have a creative and entrepreneurial attitude towards plant retailing.
Have excellent knowledge of plants, plant care and maintenance.
Be able to recognise and act on sales opportunities.
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.
As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.