Sundries Expert

From horticruitment

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Working For: horticruitment

Sundries Expert required

Job Ref H666

A great opportunity has arisen for a Garden Sundries Expert to join our family-run independent Garden Centre nestled in the foothills of the South Downs in West Sussex. We offer quality products and services and friendly, down to earth advice to ensure our customers leave feeling happy and part of the family, with the aim to help the community enjoy their garden, home, and workplace.

Job Brief

We are looking for an exceptional candidate with previous experience in a similar environment and role, who will work well with minimal supervision. The ideal candidate will be proactive, with a keen eye for detail in order to maintain stock and visual merchandising standards and ensure strong promotional plans for key seasonal events. You will have the ability to track all KPIs and continually monitor and evaluate sales and profit figures on a weekly/monthly basis to ensure budgets are being met. As well as delivering excellent customer service to all customers, giving the best advice.

Key Responsibilities

-Working with the Centre Manager to ensure the smooth running of the department.

-Working proactively, enthusiastically and with drive to succeed.

-Key Holder – Covering for the Centre Manager on their weekday and alternate weekend off work and providing cover for the Centre Manager when on business days off site, days off or holiday/sickness.

-Working closely with the wider team, ordering sundries and core gardening stock.

-Checking and receiving deliveries of product following the required procedure.

-Pricing, displaying, and merchandising of product to the required standards.

-Develop, motivate, and lead the customer service team and monitor their performance.

-Ensuring a high level of customer service is maintained.

Candidate Skills 

As the Garden Sundries Expert, you’ll need to have the following experience:

-A proven track record in garden centre retailing: you will know this working environment well in terms of the products, as well as: Several years’ experience working in a Garden Centre .

-You have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

-A meticulous eye for detail and brilliant written and verbal communication skills

-A strong work ethic, a humble attitude, and an entrepreneurial spirit

If you have experience in any of the following areas, we would like to hear from you.

-Garden Centre Supervisor/Team Leader

-Garden Centre Assistant Manager

-Garden Sundries Supervisor/Manager

If this Garden Sundries Expert vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sophie Sharpe on 01233 732767 or

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Garden Sundries Expert 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 Garden Sundries Expert vacancy will have been unsuccessful.