Garden Shop Sales Assistant

Kew gardens,Richmond upon Thames, London (Greater)
£9.75 per hour, £19,086 per annum
23 Feb 2018
11 Mar 2018
Contract Type


Garden Shop Sales Assistant


Kew Gardens, Richmond

We are currently recruiting for a 35 hour per week role as part of our garden shop team.

You'll be part of the sales team working within our main gift shop working with our Horticultural buyer to provide our customer’s exceptional service with strong horticultural knowledge ensuring they have a memorable experience at Kew.

Kew is the world-leader in plant diversity science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a major visitor attraction, that shows the importance of plants and fungi in all our lives. To be the global resource for plant and fungal knowledge, building an understanding of the world’s plants and fungi upon which all our lives depend.

RBG Kew Enterprises Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kew Gardens whose key objective is to maximise revenue through its commercial activities.

You should have extensive plant knowledge with a commercial customer focused background, good communication skills, exceptional customer service and be a team player. A key part of this role will involve liaising and feeding back to our horticultural buyer as well as working alongside and updating our sales team.

You will be required to work weekends and late nights as part of the role.

This role will also involve some outdoor working.

Salary will be £9.75 per hour, £19,086 per annum, depending on skills and experience. We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a broad range of Learning and Development opportunities, with access to the Civil Service training curriculum, generous annual leave entitlement for new starters, family friendly policies, a choice of competitive pensions and flexible benefits scheme.

For full details on this role please visit our website link from our website.

Closing date: 11 March 2018

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.

No agencies please.

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