West Sussex, England
8 months ago
Due to our clients continued expansion, we are looking for experienced, creative and entrepreneurial Plantarea Managers to join their growing Plants team.
With internal promotions, new garden centre openings, and exceptional growth within existing centres there are nearly always opportunities for talented individuals to join them - so if you are looking for your next challenge we would love to hear from you!
About the job:
Their Plant teams pride themselves on not only giving customers the very best in product quality and choice but also on providing them with an aspirational shopping experience through creating stunning visual displays. They work hard to constantly ensure stock availability, that high standards of plant care and quality are always maintained and that customers enjoy exceptional service and specialist advice.
As a Plantarea Manager, you would be responsible for managing and leading your team in pulling all of this vital activity together so that customers have a truly unique and memorable shopping experience. Your focus will always be on the customer and meeting their expectations but you will also have responsibility for driving sales and profitability - so you will have a real sense of ownership and empowerment!
Our ideal Plantarea manager will:
Have experience of working in garden centres, although we are open to talking to candidates from any horticultural background.
Have an enthusiastic personality with an ability to easily engage with and connect with AB1 target customers.
Have a creative and entrepreneurial attitude towards plant retailing.
Have excellent knowledge of plants, plant care and maintenance.
Be able to recognise and act on sales opportunities.
Be meticulous to the detail in terms of product placement, standards, presentation, visual elevation and overall look and feel.
Have an ability to manage and develop a team.
As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays. Working 42.5 hours per week and alternative weekends.