Job Purpose

Horticulturist required by a large retail company for their store in Ashbourne.


Overseeing the horticulture department operation, maximizing profitable sales and growth while creating a unique customer focused environment
Providing expert advice and guidance in relation to plant care and maintenance, core gardening products equipment
Sparking your team’s passion for delivering the best customer experience possible by creating a brilliant customer journey
Ensuring department compliance and health and safety regulations are carried out
Ensuring the correct amount of stock is carried at all times
Advising customers on plant choice and care and with general gardening queries
Creating and maintaining attractive plant displays
Maintaining a high level of creative visual merchandising
Receiving and processing weekly deliveries of pots, compost and plants    
Experience & Qualifications:

At least 1 year of horticulture retail experience
Commercial awareness and understanding of budgets, profitability from driving retail sales and improved ways of working
Ability to identify training needs. You'll be effectively coaching and training all levels ensuring our teams are delivering a first-class customer experience
Adaptability. You'll act quickly and enthusiastically to changing priorities, workload and concepts
Positivity managing change, you'll lead the team through each season with care and motivation to deliver the best

This is a full-time 40 hours per week permanent role
Working any 5 out of 7 days including early, late and weekend shifts
Competitive salary
Cycle to work scheme
Staff discount
Employee Assistance Programme
Education opportunities
Ongoing training
20 days Annual Leave

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