Garden Centre Plantarea/Horticultural Manager
We are delighted to be recruiting for this leading garden centre who are currently seeking an outstanding Plantarea Manager for their Garden Centres Plant section.
Their planteria teams pride themselves on not only giving their 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, that high standards of plant care and quality are always maintained and that customers enjoy exceptional service and specialist advice.
As a Plantarea Manager of the seasonal section 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!
The 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 enthusiastic personality with an ability to easily engage with and connect with our client's 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.
This role is a full-time, permanent position, 40 hours per week.