Plantarea Assistant

From horticruitment

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An excellent opportunity has arisen for a knowledgeable Plantarea Assistant to take on a new role for a very well-established independent garden centre in the Greater Manchester area.  This position will suit candidates with strong horticultural knowledge and a dedicated approach to delivering excellent customer service.  This is a full-time permanent position and will require some weekend working on rotation.  Candidates with experience at Plantarea Manager level are also encouraged to apply, as a salary adjustment will be made in accordance with experience.

The popular family-owned garden centre is known for their wide range of high-quality products and excellent delivery of service offerings.  The business has grown considerably over the years and continues to develop as a result of delivering excellent customer service and ensuring all feedback is listened to and acted upon. 

The centre is now seeking a Plantarea Assistant to join the plant sales department.  Key responsibilities will involve maintenance and watering of all plant stock in both outdoor and indoor plant areas, creating visual displays to promote products in a creative manner, helping the plant manager with the ordering of stock, processing new delivered stock, replenishing and rotating stock where necessary, and general shop floor maintenance/housekeeping, and any other duties as directed by the duty manager.

Candidates should strive to always satisfy customer expectations and will be able and willing to answer customer enquiries and assist customers with physical tasks such as carrying purchased products to cars.  The role will vary in the winter months as expected.  It is important that the successful candidate, as with all employees, maintains a strong and current knowledge and interest in horticulture to ensure continued professional development.

Applicants must have previous experience in a similar role and must be positive and presentable, energetic and creative, and must enjoy engaging with the public.  Good physical fitness is required as the position will involve working on your feet for extended periods of time and may involve some heavy lifting. 

If this Plantarea Assistant vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Mark Read on 01233 732767 or with job reference number A424.

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