Sales Advisor

Sales Advisor required

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Our client is a division of a larger establishment supplying ornamental garden plants and technical expertise to the domestic landscaping market. As a result of exciting and consistent growth, they are looking to strengthen the team with a Customer Sales Advisor. Backed by its supporting nurseries with many products being able to be supplied from own-grown stock. Combined with established UK & European supplier relationships fulfilling plant requirements for leaders in the domestic garden design & domestic landscaping industry. With specific accountability for Eastern counties, applicants are likely to reside within the sales territory of the East Midlands & South East region.

Job Description

The successful candidate will have good plant knowledge and an understanding of the nursery industry, looking for a self-motivated individual with great communication skills and drive to succeed in a sales role. This role will involve dealing with customers in person, over the phone and via e-mail. Tasks will include pricing enquiries, prospecting for new business, securing orders and developing existing business in an agreed geographical area. IT experience is desirable, and training will be provided on their own stock system and quoting process.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to join a dynamic and successful company developing their career, and sales skills within the horticultural industry.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Developing any existing domestic accounts in region.
  • Pricing incoming enquiries from customers.
  • Processing orders accordingly and efficiently.
  • Following up outstanding quotations and negotiating orders.
  • Assisting with generating new business and ensuring smooth adoption.
  • Working to and recording targets as required.
  • Gathering and sharing product and market information.

Candidate Skills

The right candidate will need to have good plant knowledge and an understanding of the landscape supply market. Good communication, planning, administration, and IT skills are also essential as is the ability to be a self-starter. You will have the ability to research and understand company’s products and services in order to clearly communicate the benefits in promoting with relevant prospects and generate interest as well as follow up leads.

  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Clear speaking voice and excellent listening skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Knowledge of plants and ability to identify many varieties of trees and shrubs.
  • Experience of horticultural Trade Industry
  • Time and man-management Skills
  • Excellent customer service skills

A company vehicle, laptop and mobile will be provided for this position; therefore, candidates must hold a full clean driving licence.

If this Sales Advisor vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Niall Anderson on 01233 732767 or niall@horticruitment.com.

To view more Sales jobs, click Sales.

To apply for a position with horticruitment you will need to complete a candidate registration form, please see Candidate Registration.

If you would like more information regarding horticultural qualifications and colleges, see our Career advice.

You will need to be registered with horticruitment to find out where and how your personal data is used whilst using our work finding services please view our privacy policy.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Sales Advisor vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Sales Advisor vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

www.horticruitment.com


Sales Advisor

Our client is a division of a larger establishment supplying ornamental garden plants and technical expertise to the domestic landscaping market. As a result of exciting and consistent growth, they are looking to strengthen the team with a Customer Sales Advisor. Backed by its supporting nurseries with many products being able to be supplied from own-grown stock. Combined with established UK & European supplier relationships fulfilling plant requirements for leaders in the domestic garden design & domestic landscaping industry. With specific accountability for Eastern counties, applicants are likely to reside within the sales territory of the East Midlands & South East region.

 

Job Description

The successful candidate will have good plant knowledge and an understanding of the nursery industry, looking for a self-motivated individual with great communication skills and drive to succeed in a sales role. This role will involve dealing with customers in person, over the phone and via e-mail. Tasks will include pricing enquiries, prospecting for new business, securing orders and developing existing business in an agreed geographical area. IT experience is desirable, and training will be provided on their own stock system and quoting process.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to join a dynamic and successful company developing their career, and sales skills within the horticultural industry.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Developing any existing domestic accounts in region.
  • Pricing incoming enquiries from customers.
  • Processing orders accordingly and efficiently.
  • Following up outstanding quotations and negotiating orders.
  • Assisting with generating new business and ensuring smooth adoption.
  • Working to and recording targets as required.
  • Gathering and sharing product and market information.

Candidate Skills

 

The right candidate will need to have good plant knowledge and an understanding of the landscape supply market. Good communication, planning, administration, and IT skills are also essential as is the ability to be a self-starter. You will have the ability to research and understand company’s products and services in order to clearly communicate the benefits in promoting with relevant prospects and generate interest as well as follow up leads.

  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Clear speaking voice and excellent listening skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Knowledge of plants and ability to identify many varieties of trees and shrubs.
  • Experience of horticultural Trade Industry
  • Time and man-management Skills
  • Excellent customer service skills

 

A company vehicle, laptop and mobile will be provided for this position; therefore, candidates must hold a full clean driving licence.

If this Sales Advisor vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Niall Anderson on 01233 732767 or niall@horticruitment.com.

To view more Sales jobs, click Sales.

To apply for a position with horticruitment you will need to complete a candidate registration form, please see Candidate Registration.

If you would like more information regarding horticultural qualifications and colleges, see our Career advice.

You will need to be registered with horticruitment to find out where and how your personal data is used whilst using our work finding services please view our privacy policy.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Sales Advisor vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Sales Advisor vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

www.horticruitment.com


Customer Advisor

Customer Advisor

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An outstanding opportunity exists for a Customer Advisor to join a fast-paced online horticultural retailer. Our client has grown significantly over the last couple of years, employing over 30 staff, and supplying some of the country’s leading garden centres and nurseries.  This Customer Advisor role offers the chance for progression and growth within its organisation.  This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic horticultural sales assistant or supervisor that has strong customer service work experience to make their mark on this new and exciting vacancy. 

Customers are at the heart of what our client does.  Applicants will need to have a proven track record of providing excellent customer service, that are passionate about helping customers. The Customer Advisor position will also involve working closely with our clients’ suppliers, assisting the supply chain in a positive way, dealing with queries, orders and returns. The Customer Advisor role is a new role for our client, but it is an area of the organisation that is set to grow.  

Job Brief

As the businesses Customer Advisor, you will deliver an exceptional service to customers. Supporting the growth of our client, no two days will be the same as you work across the business. The successful candidate will need to be able to,

-Working together with the team to assist in the build/development of a pioneering online customer excellence function

-Being the face of the company to their customers, garden centre and nursery partners, building strong relationships, responding to queries, supporting the growth of the business community, and creating positive memorable experiences to enhance their experience across different communication channels, such as phone, email, whatsapp as well as on-site chat

-Working with our carrier providers to ensure seamless delivery experiences for our customers.

Key Skills

As the Customer Advisor, you’ll need have the following experience;

-A proven track record in the gardening industry: you know this environment well in terms of the products & tips on how to care for a product.

-Experience of working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

-You have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

-A meticulous eye for detail and brilliant written and verbal communication skills

-A strong work ethic, a humble attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit

 Package includes:

-Salary of up to Circa £27k per annum   

Our client provides the ideal environment in which to develop and thrive. Whether you’re an accomplished Sales Assistant or a budding plant enthusiast looking for a role in horticulture, our client will provide you with all the support you need to advance a career to be proud of.  

If this Customer Advisor vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Ruth Bolam on 01233 732767 or ruth@horticruitment.com.

To view more garden centre jobs, click Retail.

To apply for a position with horticruitment you will need to complete a candidate registration form, please see Candidate Registration.

If you would like more information regarding horticultural qualifications and colleges, see our Career advice.

You will need to be registered with horticruitment to find out where and how your personal data is used whilst using our work finding services please view our privacy policy.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Customer Advisor vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Customer Advisor vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

www.horticruitment.com


Recruitment Consultant

We are a friendly vibrant team who put collaboration and teamwork at the centre of everything we do. Our specialist agencies recruit for commercial horticulture as well as for many of the country’s most prestigious Gardens, both Horticruitment and English Country Gardeners have been established for over 30 years. We have gone from strength to strength through the pandemic and are now looking for successful recruiters to join the team. This role is perfect for an experienced recruiter looking to move into to a more consultative, specialist market or someone who has worked in either horticulture or for a professional country estate. There is flexibility for the role of Recruitment Consultant to include part remote working if required. 

The Role -
  • Conducting business development calls to attract new business
  • Headhunting high calibre professional candidates  
  • Account Management
  • Interviewing candidates
  • Building relationships with existing and new clients
  • Developing a strong personal brand
  • Networking
  • Negotiating
  • Using recruitment tools to source talent and fill vacancies

If this Recruitment Consultant vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Ruth Bolam on 01233 732767 or ruth@horticruitment.com.

To apply for a position with horticruitment you will need to complete a candidate registration form, please see Candidate Registration.

You will need to be registered with horticruitment to find out where and how your personal data is used whilst using our work finding services please view our privacy policy.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Recruitment Consultant vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Recruitment Consultant vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

www.horticruitment.com