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Outdoor Retail Assistant

2 x full time positions available working alternate weekends.
38 hours per week, to include alternate weekends

About You
The candidate will need to deliver exceptional customer service skills and be able to work at the required pace to ensure daily replenishment and recovery of stock. You will need to be enthusiastic, self-motivated, and have confidence to work independently and as a team player. This job role can be physically demanding and involves some heavy lifting. The ideal candidate should have a basic knowledge of plant life and garden sundries along with a desire to learn. Previous retail experience would be desirable.

About the role
You will be welcoming customers and assessing their needs by providing assistance and information on all plants to include care tips, maintenance, suitability for space and taste. “Go the extra mile” to drive sales and achieve department goals. Maintain stock condition, presentation and stock levels with inventory control procedures.

Key Responsibilities
– Process POS (Point of Sale)
– Sales ordering and till operation
– Watering and general maintenance
– Replenishing stock and merchandising
– General housekeeping duties

 

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We will contact you in 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, not been successful.

Sales Supervisor – Garden Style

Full Time Permanent to include Alternate Weekends
Salary up to £24,000 dependent on experience.

Job Purpose
Guides the sales team to maximise profit, minimise losses and offer excellent customer service through effective product display and presentation, in order to meet company sales targets and objectives. Actively supports the Manager / Assistant Manager.

About you
The ideal candidate must have retail experience working within a horticultural environment, with Detailed horticultural knowledge to be able to advise customers in plant selection, plant care and garden design including site visits to ensure an excellent customer experience, drive sales and deliver repeat custom. You will have a proven knowledge of retail management best practices, outstanding communication and interpersonal skills with a friendly, energetic personality and the ability to perform under pressure.

Skills:
– Previous retail/customer service related experience
– Horticultural knowledge/experience
– Relevant product-range knowledge
– Good communication and networking skills
– People/team leadership and development
– Planning and prioritising
– Knowledge of health & safety legislation
– IT system/data-base experience

Personal:
– Good level of inter-personal skills
– Good communication skills
– Enjoyment of team-working
– Flexible ‘work ethic’
– Highly self motivated
– High standard of personal presentation

 

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When will I find out if my application has been successful?
We will contact you in 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, not been successful.

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Under 18 years £5.63 per hour
18 years and over £8.91 per hour