Sales Advisor

From horticruitment

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Working For: horticruitment

Sales Advisor required

Job Ref T418

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 a team of 15 staff in a small, successful company, in a sales role to proactively grow our customer base.

Job Purpose: The role involves working in a small team of 3 people focusing on increasing the business of the supply of plants to projects for both trade and domestic customers. This involves the preparation and submission of quotations, negotiation of orders, and taking a proactive approach.

Required Skills

We are seeking a person with suitable experience in a similar role and with the ability to potentially take on a more senior role in the future. The following skills are essential:

-Excellent knowledge of plants and trees

-Good knowledge of the landscaping / horticultural trade

-Good communication and inter-personal skills – customer friendly

-Good IT skills

-Ability to fit in with and work with others as part of a small team, often working under pressure.

-Must be a team player

Hours of work

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


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 Sales Advisor vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sara Yassin on 01233 732767 or

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