Assistant Manager/Garden Centre Manager

From horticruitment

Alternative Text

Ref – S546

Our client has a Retail Nursery situated in a naturally attractive setting and has continued to expand, with plants accounting for 80% of sales. The nursery has developed a good customer base and are renowned for providing excellent quality plants.  They are currently seeking an Assistant Manager/Garden Centre Manager who will work closely with the owners to ensure the highest standards of customer service are achieved.

Do you love working with and understand plants? 

Can you deliver an eye-catching sales area?

Can you ensure a well motivated workforce?

Key points
  • Effectively using the retail space to maximise sales of plants and dry goods
  • Repeat ordering of stock, receiving, selling and recording
  • Staff training and development, rotas and recruitment
  • Ensuring the EPOS data system delivers results, sales records, margins and pricing
  • Liaising with the Production Manager to ensure the nursery production is in line with sales forecast and expectations
Must haves
  • Good horticultural knowledge
  • Attention to detail in all daily tasks
  • The ability to lead and inspire a team of staff
  • A flare for creative presentation and displays

If this Assistant Manager/Garden Centre Manager vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Ruth Bolam on 01233 732767 or

To view more garden centre jobs, click Retail.

To apply for a position with horticruitment you will need to complete a candidate registration form, please see Candidate Registration.

If you would like more information regarding horticultural qualifications and colleges, see our Career advice.

You will need to be registered with horticruitment to find out where and how your personal data is used whilst using our work finding services please view our privacy policy.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Assistant Manager/Garden Centre 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 Assistant Manager/Garden Centre Manager vacancy will have been unsuccessful.