Junior Sales Advisor

From horticruitment

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Working For: horticruitment

Junior Sales Advisor required

Job Ref T420

Our client is a long-established specialist supplier of trees, shrubs and accessories to both trade and private clients across southern England. The company has a reputation for the supply of high-quality plants supported by helpful and expert advice.

This is an opportunity to join their 15 staff in a small, successful company, in a sales role on our busy retail site.

Job Purpose: This role involves working in a small team of 4 people focusing primarily on the retail aspects of the business, meeting and greeting and advising visiting customers on their choice of plants and dealing with resulting sales transactions. You will also undertake work as necessary on the nursery. 

Required Skills

Our client is seeking a person with relevant experience / qualifications and with the ability to develop in this role. The following skills are essential:

-A good level of plant knowledge, preferably including trees, with the ability to give good practical guidance to customers on plant selection and care.

-Good communication and inter-personal skills – customer friendly

-Computer use is required for which training will be provided

-Applicants must be physically fit and happy to do limited work on the nursery

-Need to be able to fit in with and work with others as part of a small team

Hours of work

Hours are likely to average around 40 hours per week and will include working on Saturdays. However, there is some flexibility as to which days and hours are worked during the week but it likely to require a 5 day week (including Saturday).


The company offers a minimum of 23 days holiday per year (pro rata) plus bank holidays, to be taken outside peak periods of Spring and Autumn.


The company operates a contributory pension scheme to which employees are auto enrolled in accordance with current government requirements.

If this Junior Sales Advisor vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sara Yassin on 01233 732767 or sara@horticruitment.com.

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