Horticultural Sales Retail & Trade
The ideal candidate should have a background experience in the Horticultural Industry with a proven record of plant sales, with at least 2 years sales experience. 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. .
How much can I earn? You will be paid a basic salary and commission dependent on experience & qualifications. OTE of £35,000.00 + can be achieved.
What are the hours of work? Wednesday to Sunday or Tuesday to Saturday, on a rota basis with a minimum 2 days off for every 5 days worked. Hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Sundays are 9 - 4pm. Sunday opening is from March to October.
What will I be doing on day to day basis? Your day-to-day tasks may vary depending on the time of year, but will always include tasks such as plant sales (Outdoor), prospecting for further sales, welcoming and assisting customers, answering phone calls, preparing quotations and follow up of them. Stock measuring, photographing stock and labelling of the plants when needed, is part of the role.
Essential Requirements for The Role
- Proven record of plant sales
- Excellent presentation skills and attention to detail
- Qualification aligned to Horticulture
- 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.
- At least 2 years previous selling experience.
- Good photography skills.
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.