Plantarea Assistant Manager

From horticruitment

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Working For: horticruitment

Plantarea Assistant Manager required

Job Ref M888

An outstanding opportunity exists for a Plantarea Assistant Manager to join a large Garden Centre in the South West which are family owned. Their expert team are always ready to provide good advice in all areas of the garden centre with much passion and pride, which has resulted in an increase in business. You will find a vast range of quality stock from hardy nursery stock, bedding plants, herbaceous plants, trees and shrubs with a superb range of quality hanging baskets and containers throughout the year.  As Plantarea Manager you will play a vital role in delivering excellent visual merchandising standards and customer care in line with the business needs.

Job Brief

As a Plantarea Assistant Manager, you will deliver an exceptional service to customers and maximise plant sales. In this fast-moving role, you will focus on all areas of plant sales.  The successful candidate will need to be able to,

-Develop, motivate and lead your team and monitor their performance 

-Take ownership of the commercial aspects of your department 

-Advise customers on which plants will best meet their needs  

-Ensure that products are beautifully presented 

-Work with your team to make sure we continue to deliver an unrivalled plant offering 

Key Skills

As the Plantarea Assistant Manager, you’ll need have the following experience;

-Experience of working in a garden centre or garden department within a retail store 

-Experience of buying for a plant area 

-A passion for, and strong understanding of, horticulture  

-Experience of managing retail staff 

Due to our location of the centre, a driving licence and access to your own vehicle would be beneficial. A qualification in a horticultural subject would also be an advantage.  If you are willing to relocate, a relocation package is available. If you have experience in any of the following areas we would like to hear from you.

-Garden Department Manager

-Garden Centre Manager

-Garden Centre Supervisor

-Retail Manager

-Plant Shop Manager

-Plantarea Manager. 

 Package includes:

-Salary of up to £30,000 per annum  

-28 days’ annual leave including Bank Holidays 

-Staff discount scheme  

-Subsidised social events 

-Benefits package commensurate with a progressive company 

-Relocation package 

Our client provides the ideal environment in which to develop and thrive. Whether you’re an accomplished garden centre manager or a budding plant enthusiast looking for your next role in management, they will provide you with all the support you need to advance a career to be proud of.  

If this Plantarea Assistant Manager vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Ruth Bolam on 01233 732767 or

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Plantarea Assistant Manager 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 Plantarea Assistant Manager vacancy will have been unsuccessful.