Plantarea horticultural manager

Posted: 3 May 2018
Location: West Yorkshire
Company: MorePeople
Salary: £22,000 - £25,000
Closing Date: 2nd July 2018

Our client is a busy modern independent garden centre with a superb café and wide range of products, that along with their excellent customer service attracts a loyal base of customers. They have a great plantarea and it is for this that they are looking for a strong plant retailer, to be their Plantarea Horticultural Manager who is looking to work in a busy vibrant department where they can chose, purchase and merchandise their stock so they can offer their customers a fantastic customer experience.

Duties include:

  • Purchasing of plants ensuring the department is kept well stocked at all times.
  • Merchandising and displaying the plants to create an attractive experience for customers.
  • Leading and motivating a small dedicated team of staff.
  • Delivering excellent customer sales and service.
  • Looking for areas of improvement in achieving sales targets.

The ideal candidate must have:

  • A good horticultural background and able to demonstrate a wide plant knowledge.
  • A willingness and desire to be the best!
  • Plant retailing experience
  • The ability to merchandise to high standards.
  • Good supervisory skills and the ability to talk to customers and advise them on their purchases.