Position Filled

Plantarea Manager

From horticruitment

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Working For: horticruitment

Plantarea Manager required

Job Ref F405

Our client is a family run business, that has remained a central part of local communities for over 75 years. With warm and friendly colleagues, beautiful restaurants, and a diverse product offering, they have become synonymous with quality and style in gardening. With their roots in gardening, they understand the importance of embracing sustainability and caring for the environment; and as a company they look to inspire their customers with beautiful plant nurseries, elaborate events, and a unique shopping experience. They are committed to making every day life beautiful, delighting the senses, sharing the wonders of the natural world with their visitors. They are now recruiting for a new Plantarea Manager to join their friendly and enthusiastic team.

Job Description:

The successful candidate will have accountability for coaching, inspiring and motivating their team. Sharing their expertise, passion and enthusiasm for all things plant related. They will lead the Horticulture Team to deliver outstanding standards of service, delighting customers with their knowledge and exceeding their expectations each time they visit.

Duties and responsibilities would include the following:

  • Coaching and training the Horticulture Team to develop expert product knowledge
  • Driving a ‘customer focused’ culture, leaving by example through the delivery of aspirational service
  • Proactively seeking opportunities to maximise sales and profitability, focusing on delivering growth
  • Delivery of innovative, exciting, and inspirational shopping environment for their customers through the creation of eye catching and innovative product displays
  • Ensuring that all products presented for sale are of the highest quality
  • Minimising wastage through the delivery of robust product maintenance procedures
  • Managing all aspects of the day to day operation of the outdoor plant area
Key Skills:

Horticultural Management experience is essential for this role, as is excellent plant knowledge with a horticultural qualification being highly desirable.  The appointed person will be a great team leader and be able to work to high standards of retailing and confident to provide excellent customer service at all times in return for good long term career prospects with a family business who value their staff and encourage a good level of autonomy at all times.


In addition to a competitive salary, the company offer great benefits including:

  • Colleague discount after a qualifying period
  • Free on site parking

If this Plantarea Manager vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sophie Sharpe on 01233 732767 or sophie@horticruitment.com.

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