Retail Nursery Plant Sales Advisor

East Sussex
£24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
17 Apr 2019
17 May 2019
Dianne Saunders
Sales Jobs
Full Time
Contract Type

This long-established specialist supplier of trees, shrubs and accessories to both trade and private clients across southern England is seeking a Sales Advisor to join their team. The company has a reputation for the supply of high quality plants supported by helpful and expert advice.

This is an opportunity to join their 14 staff, in a small, successful company, in a sales role on a busy retail nursery site.

Job Purpose:

This role involves working in a small team of 4 people focusing primarily on the retail aspects of the business, helping and advising visiting customers on their choice of plants and dealing with resulting sales transactions. In addition, they anticipate that the role will develop to include preparing quotations for both trade and retail customers.

Required Skills:

We are seeking a person with relevant experience / qualifications and with the ability to develop in this role and potentially to take on a senior role in the future. The following skills are essential:
A good level of plant knowledge, preferably including trees, with the ability to give good practical guidance to customers on plant selection and care.
Good communication and inter-personal skills - customer friendly.
Computer use is required for which training will be provided.
Applicants must be physically fit and happy to do limited work on the nursery.
Need to be able to fit in with and work with others as part of a small team.

Hours of work:
Hours are likely to average around 40 hours per week and will include working on Saturdays. However, there is some flexibility as to which days and hours are worked during the week but it is likely to require a 5 days week (including Saturday).

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