Plantarea Assistant Manager

From horticruitment

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Working For: horticruitment

Plantarea Assistant Manager required

Job Ref G425

Our client is a family run business, currently seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Plant Area Assistant Manager to join their ever-growing team. They pride themselves on delivering exceptional quality and choice, including a homegrown bedding range – They are expanding, and therefore looking for someone who can support the Plant Manager across the Hardy, Seasonal and Indoor Plant departments. The ideal candidate will work closely with the Plant Manager to ensure stock availability, the highest standards of plant care and quality, goods in and merchandising of stock, data and sales analysis. You will have a creative, yet commercial mindset to inspire through visual displays and be able to offer exceptional customer service, being on hand to give expert advice.

In the absence of the Plant Manager, you will be responsible for managing and leading the plant team and providing customers with a truly unique experience. They are driven to achieve a real ‘WOW’ factor and customer delight is their only goal. You will be responsible for driving sales and profitability and achieving sales targets as set out by your Plant Manager – They want all their staff to feel a great sense of empowerment, so you can really make this role your own.

Ideal candidates must have;

-experience of working in garden centres

-have excellent knowledge of plants, (incl. plant care and maintenance)

-have great interpersonal skills and customer service skills

-have a creative and commercial mind and know-how to plant retailing

-be able to recognise and act on sales opportunities

-have a keen eye for product placement, presentation, visual displays and overall look and feel of the department

-the ability to work independently and in a team

-have a friendly and helpful disposition

-be able to use EPOS to analysis sales and stock control

39 Hours per week, covering 5 days per week, working alternate weekends. Working days are 9am-5pm Monday-Saturday and 10am- 4pm Sundays.

There has never been a better and more exciting time to join their expanding and dedicated team. Our client have a strong heritage in growing and a real passion for plants, so if this sounds like the perfect job and place to work, make the most of this amazing opportunity!

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

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