Retail Assistant - Bristols Largest Independent Garden Centre

Almondsbury Garden Centre
Bristol, UK
Closing date
22 Sep 2020

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Retail Assistant - Bristol's Largest Independent Garden Centre

Are you a passionate retail professional who enjoys providing customers with great shopping experiences? Want to play an important part in the day-to-day running of a leading garden centre? If so, we want to hear from you!

About Us

With a rich history spanning nearly 80 years, Almondsbury Garden Centre is Bristol's largest independent garden centre. Based five minutes from Cribbs Causeway, we are passionate about plants and helping our customers to achieve their gardening goals, whether that's an ambitious outdoor project or adding some luscious greenery to their indoor space.

We're one of the best-stocked garden centres in the South West and are proud of our reputation for finding the perfect plant or flower for any gardening project

We're currently looking for two enthusiastic Retail Assistants to join our dedicated team. This is a full-time role, working 8am - 5:30pm, five days per week, including weekends.

The Benefits

- Salary band of up to £20,000 per annum DOE
- 28 days' annual leave including Bank Holidays
- Staff discount scheme
- Subsidised social events
- Benefits package commensurate with a progressive company

This is a brilliant opportunity to develop your retail career with a family-run, independent business that has been at the heart of the community for decades.

We believe that plants bring joy, beauty and wellbeing to the world and many of our team are passionate plant lovers themselves. You'll work alongside friendly colleagues who are experts in flower care, vegetable growing, creating wildlife-friendly gardens and more, so you'll have plenty of chances to increase your knowledge.

The Role

As a Retail Assistant, you will deliver a first-class service and ensure that customers have a great shopping experience with us.

Your duties will include:

- Working across the garden centre
- Operating the till and taking payments
- Answering customers' queries
- Replenishing stock and ensuring customer-facing areas are presented to a high standard

About You

To join us as a Retail Assistant, you'll need:

- Previous retail experience
- A strong work ethic
- The flexibility to work weekends
- Good communication skills

Other organisations may call this role Retail Advisor, Retail Sales Assistant, Garden Centre Assistant, Plant Shop Assistant, or Customer Service Assistant.

Webrecruit and Almondsbury Garden Centre are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you're seeking your next role as a Retail Assistant, please apply via the button shown, including a CV and covering letter explaining why you'd be a good fit for our business.

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