Houseplant Manager

From horticruitment

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Working For: horticruitment

Houseplant Manager

Job Ref J186

Our client has grown to include six stores in the Southeast of England. From a few employees in 1979 to over 700 employees in 2024, our client is a growing company with opportunities for staff to develop and learn.

They are looking for someone who can manage personalities and plants! If you can give clear instructions, are happy to get your hands dirty and can represent your department in a dynamic environment, then you could be their next Houseplant Manager.

You will care for the plants and keep things tidy whilst sharing your knowledge and expertise with customers. Helping the manager to co-ordinate the team’s priorities and keeping plants healthy and organised will be amongst your daily duties.

Key responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the Houseplants department; to oversee and run the department.
  • Work with the buyer to assist with seasonal changes and product planning.
  • Involved in creating seasonal displays within the store.
  • Monitor stock levels, ensuring adequate stock is available to meet customer demand.
  • Involved in the planning & management of the plant team.
  • Liaising with the plant buyer on weekly stock intake.
  • Dealing with customer enquiries and taking payment for customer home plant deliveries.
  • General housekeeping of the department.

Candidate Experience/Qualifications:

  • Previous experience managing a team.
  • At least 2 years’ experience working within the horticultural industry.
  • You are enthusiastic and approachable.
  • Good customer service skills
What our client offers:
  • Free onsite parking
  • 15% Staff discount
  • Training and development with opportunities to forge a career with us.
  • Pension plan
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days, including bank holidays

This is a full-time permanent vacancy working 42.5 per week- Monday- Friday with rota’d day off and alternate weekends.

If this Houseplant Manager vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Jay Rimell on 01233 732767 or

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Houseplant 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 Houseplant Manager will have been unsuccessful.