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Horticultural Advisor / Sales Administrator

Chew Valley Trees
Chew Magna, City of Bristol
Competitive Depending On Experience
Closing date
21 Oct 2020
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Chew Valley Trees are looking for a Horticultural Advisor to join the nursery office team, helping customers choose the right trees for their space and ensuring the sales process goes smoothly. 

Main duties will include:

  • welcoming customers to the nursery and helping them find their way around
  • advising on suitable trees and shrubs both in person and over email and the phone
  • processing sales and arranging deliveries
  • helping customers load purchases into vehicles
  • answering phone and online queries
  • typing up quotes and liaising with customers

Previous experience in horticulture is a must as is a strong interest in plants and gardening. You will also need to be computer literate to use our stock and sales system. The ideal candidate might be someone with RHS training or who has worked as a gardener or in garden design, an enthusiastic and helpful attitude is essential.

Full training on the sales system will be given, plus guidance on the features of the nursery stock (e.g. suitability for small gardens, best autumn colour, copes with wind etc). You will be expected to take an active role in learning about the trees and shrubs within the nursery, in order to pass on your wisdom to our customers!

For the right person, this is an opportunity to work with specialist growers, learning about the nursery business and the trees and shrubs we grow. Our team includes experts who will be pleased to pass on their knowledge to those with a desire to learn.

We are situated in the delightful Chew Valley, close to Bristol. Your own transport will be needed to get to the nursery.

Working hours:

5 Days per week. Monday to Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with 28 days paid holiday (including Bank Holidays). You will be required to work Saturdays depending on the needs of the nursery.


Job Type: Full Time

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