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Plant Area Manager | Independent Garden Retail | Surrey | ~£25k

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Plant Area Manager | Independent Garden Retail | Surrey | ~£25k

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Garden & Leisure

  • Salary:

    £20000 - £25000 per annum + + bonus and package

  • Contact:

    Tom Edmondson-Matthews

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

Plant Area Manager | Independent Garden Retail | Surrey | ~£25k

Are you an experienced garden retailer with a strong background in plants and customer service? Do you have a passion for horticulture and a proactive approach to assisting customers? If so, we want to hear from you.

About Our Client

Our client is a unique, independent store which offers a boutique feel for its customers. The centre is growing with significant investment in a new restaurant as well as other areas of the centre. Our client focuses on sustainable, quality products that are seasonal. The team are all passionate about what they do and the products that they offer to their customers. They work together closely to offer the best customer experience possible and are always looking for ways to improve. The team are willing to roll up their sleeves to help one another to do the best job possible.

About the Role

This role is all about the plant area of the centre and making it the best it can be. You will utilise your plant and retailing to knowledge to create the most visually pleasing area, whilst meeting operational goals. You will work closely with the plant buyer to ensure the best possible range of quality seasonal products to offer customers. You will be comfortable merchandising and rolling up your sleeves to create new displays and present new products. You will utilise your horticulture/plant knowledge to educate customers and ensure the correct execution of events within the centre. You will be able to form lasting and trusting relationships with customers to help them with their gardening needs, from plant identification to disease and pest control etc.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in garden retail and customer service. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to go the extra mile for customers and offer personalised customer service. You will be passionate about plants and horticulture and your knowledge of this area will shine through. You will be able to get hands-on and show your ability to be proactive. You will be able to care for stock, ensuring all plants are of the highest quality whilst minimising waste.

Minimum Requirements

To be considered for this role, as a minimum, you will need to have a strong background in plants/horticulture and customer service. You will need to be able to communicate your knowledge in this area as well as showing your passion and enthusiasm for both plants and customer service. You will have a proactive nature and be able to work well within a team.


~£25k DOE, plus bonus structure and 28 days holiday. You will be part of a growing independent business with future potential.

Application Process

The successful applicant will work through a two-stage interview process (maintaining social distancing) before being made a formal job offer. This process can take time to complete. If you feel you have the required experience please apply now. To discuss the role in more detail prior to submitting your application please contact Tom on 07860 604 861 or Job reference TEM12599