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Plantarea Assistant Manager

Horticruitment UK Ltd
Kent, UK
Closing date
24 Jan 2021

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Our client is a family owned and day-to-day run business with over 50 years of gardening experience based in Kent. Today, they are a thriving Independent Garden Centre and are continuously growing and investing in new areas. They have a range of beautiful plants available as well as everything needed to let them bloom and the friendly team pride themselves first class customer service. The garden centre is about family and community.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, friendly and energetic Plantarea Assistant Manager or Team Leader (depending on experience) to support the Plant Area Manager in the day to day running of the busy and vibrant Plant Department.

As a Team Leader, the ideal candidate will possess previous retail experience in a Garden Centre environment and possess a good knowledge of horticulture and a willingness to deal with a wide range of tasks in all weathers. In addition, the ideal candidate will display attention to detail and have a real passion for plants and providing outstanding customer service. Duties will include advising customers with their gardening needs, creating innovative and attractive displays, stock replenishment, customer carry outs, watering plants, maintenance of the plants ensuring they stay healthy and presentable and general housekeeping duties. Additional duties include carrying out management and key holder tasks on a rota basis.

The Plantarea Assistant Manager will be more experienced and will work closely with the Plantarea Manager/Buyer to assist with all daily duties. Responsibilities would include the following:

- Supervising the team of 7 Plantarea specialists

- Deputising in the absence of the department manager

- Monitoring both display and back up stock

- Merchandising effectively to present and display stock to maximise sales opportunities

- To ensure all products are maintained to a high level

- To ensure all products are accurately and clearly priced

- To adhere to high housekeeping, security and safety standards

- Keyholder and duty manager responsibilities on a rota

If this Plantarea Assistant Manager vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sara Yassin with job reference number C080.

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