Retail nursery specialist

Posted: 15 Oct 2019
Location: Stockbridge, Hampshire
Company: John Lewis Partnership
Salary: £11.30 - £14.79 per hour
Closing Date: 31st October 2019

Visitors to our Leckford Estate come to us for various reasons, one of these being the beautiful and well-stocked Longstock Park plant nursery selling a wide range of plants and gardening accessories specialising in shrubs, climbers, perennials and aquatics. Along with excellent plants on offer, our customers enjoy talking to our friendly and knowledgable Partners who offer expert advice and excellent customer service as our Waitrose & Partners customers expect.

As the Nursery & Landscaping services continue to grow and expand with innovative new ideas and events we're looking for a knowledgeable and enthusiastic Nursery Specialist to share their passion and creativity for horticulture in delivering our projects as well as driving sales and profitability in our Retail Nursery whilst offering great customer service.

You'll be able to enjoy a mix of horticulture maintenance work with working in a retail nursery, going from working on one of our demonstration gardens to serving on the till in the Garden Emporium.
Job Requirements

In this role, you'll need to be comfortable working in a team in a retail environment as well as using your passion and konwledge of horticulture to it's fullest. With the Nursery team expanding with new projects and ideas, a proactive approach and using your initiative will be key to help deliver the new concepts and help move the Nursery forward.

As a Specialist you'll be seen as a peer and a source of support to the Nursery Assistants and to the Team Managers when needed.

Are you already working in a garden centre or retail nursery, looking for a senior sales assistant role? If so, you could be just what we’re looking for

Due to the seasonal nature of the role, you will be required to work outside and in all weathers.