Horticultural Sales Advisor

Horticultural Sales Advisor

The ideal candidate should have a passion for plants, office and presentation skills such a Powerpoint, Sketchup or CAD. You must have excellent customer service skills and a pleasant, outgoing personality and be able to develop long-term business relationships with both Trade and Private clients. Plant knowledge is a very important part of the role. There is the opportunity for the right candidate  to expand their knowledge in the role very quickly to add to their skills.  .

How much can I earn?   You will be paid a basic salary and commission dependent on experience & qualifications. OTE of  £45,000.00 + can be achieved as a full time role.

What are the hours of work?  The nursery is open 6 days a week and our sales team are available on a rota basis to cover the week.   We have both part time and full time opportunities.

What will I be doing on day to day basis?  When nursery based they will include  meeting clients yo have visited or researching plants as a result of your visits, guiding new visitors to the nursery to see specimen plants relevant to their needs and budget, dealing with new enquiries and organising site visits do.  Whilst home based (if you refer to be part home based)  you will be preparing proposals and quotations and following up your clients   Stock measuring, photographing stock and labelling of the plants when needed, is part of the role.  You will have the opportunity to represent the Company at shows and events such as Chelsea FLower Show and Exhibitions. You may be giving tours to groups of people such as colleges or as art of our Nursery Tour to highlight seasonally interesting plants.

Essential Requirements for The Role

  • Excellent presentation skills and attention to detail
  • Qualification aligned to Horticulture or Landscape Construction or Design
  • Good organisation skills.
  • Good telephone manner.
  • Good understanding of customer interface.
  • Excellent knowledge of plants with proven experience in advising customers
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines and to correctly prioritise work schedules.
  • Clean Driving Licence.
  • Good photography skills will be required in the role.

All applicants must have valid references and proof of Eligibility to work in the UK. Once we have received your completed application, this will be reviewed against set criteria for the role. Unsuccessful candidates should receive an email to inform them that they have not been shortlisted on this occasion, however, if you do not hear back after 2 weeks please assume on this occasion that unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful.

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