Assistant Team Leader – Outdoor Department

Salary: £20,000
Full Time 38 hours to include alternate Weekends, Saturday and Sunday

About You
The ideal candidate must have retail experience working within a horticultural environment, with knowledge of key plant life categories, care and cultivation with a keen interest in
Garden Building materials, water features, pots and decorations. You will be confident in supporting a team to drive the daily routines of the department, providing excellent customer service with a friendly and approachable manner and ready to help whether on the shop floor, telephone or online.

About the role
You will be assisting the department by supporting the daily routines; both in terms of the customer experience, team support and development to achieve business goals. The ideal candidate will have solid communication and interpersonal skills with a friendly, energetic personality and the ability to perform under pressure. This post includes Keyholder responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities
– Ordering and working deliveries to ensure stock levels
– Replenishing stock and merchandising
– Take responsibility for daily routines
– Organise and monitor team breaks
– Ensure department telephone and headset cover
– Support the senior team with scheduling shifts and holidays
– Open and Close the Centre
– Lead by example and coach the Sales Assistants
– Provide “hand over” notes
– Process POS (Point of Sale)
– Sales ordering and till operation
– Watering and general maintenance
– Proactive approach to displaying and merchandising
– General housekeeping duties




When will I find out if my application has been successful?
We will contact you within 2 weeks of your application to arrange an interview. If you have not heard from us within this period then, unfortunately, your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.