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Horticulture Retail Manager- Preston

Job Title: Horticulture Retail Manager- Preston
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Preston, Lancashire
Industry:
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q98717
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email: richard.ashcroft@questsearch.co.uk
Job Published: June 22, 2015 15:57

Job Description

My client, a market leading Garden Centre, is looking for an organised Horticulture Manager to grow and develop the business in one of their sites based in the Preston area. This is an opportunity for an exceptional individual passionate about gardening, home or horticulture, and is determined to lead a highly successful department. You will need to create an attractive and inspiring department that entices customers to buy and return.

In the role you will be responsible for:

  • Managing and motivating a team of up to 10 to provide outstanding customer experience within the Plant Area
  • Tracking the department's financial contribution and make appropriate operational adjustments to maximise financial contribution
  • Undertake informal audits of the department's look and feel against the merchandising and marketing standards
  • Adjusting the department's look and feel so as to entice customers to buy

In addition you will demonstrate:

  • Good combined knowledge of horticulture and retail
  • Key decision making ability under pressure
  • A record of managing performance in a retail and operations environment
  • A keen eye for stunning Visual Merchandising displays
  • A history of coaching and developing teams

You will be a role model and demand from your team an impeccable level of focus on standards and service.

In return for your hard work, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary of up to £23k and an opportunity for unparalleled career development.

If you feel you have what it takes to become part of this successful organisation, please forward your CV. Quoting reference Q98717. We look forward to hearing from you.

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.