Garden centre manager

Posted: 9 Feb 2018
Location: Trowbridge
Company: Palmer Gardens Centre (Shaw Trust)
Salary: £37,000 - £42,000
Closing Date: 9th March 2018

Our Palmer Gardens Centre combines a garden centre, shop, café and a training project that supports our service users to achieve their ambitions and make a positive impact on their lives.

Palmer Gardens is being transformed with bold new product initiatives and a plan to redevelop the existing site to double income. You will have the opportunity to make a real difference and will be fully accountable for the success of the business by maximising income and profitability and ensuring that we offer the best training opportunities possible for our service users.

You’ll need to use your sector knowledge to drive the business forward through strategic thinking and planning. You’ll raise the profile of Shaw Trust and build our presence in the community we serve.

You will have significant garden centre management experience and have a track record of achieving sales and contribution targets. You will need change management expertise and be sensitive to the challenges that come with delivering change for staff, clients and residents in an urban garden centre environment. You’ll be used to creating the highest standards of customer service and merchandising and you’ll be responsible for all buying, so product knowledge and the ability to be on top of current trends will be vital. You need to have a passion to support the clients we work with and enjoy working with, and engaging with, the local community in Trowbridge.

Shaw Trust offers excellent benefits and development opportunities.

For further information and to apply online, please visit quoting reference 19444

Shaw Trust is committed to safeguarding. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure from the DBS. Shaw Trust is a registered charity: 287785.