Outdoor Leisure & Seasonal Department Manager

Location Somerset
Discipline: Horticulture
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Paid holidays, Staff discount
Contact name: Katrina Sneyd

Contact email: Katrina@agriFJ.co.uk
Job ref: 15473 KS_1651047780
Published: 24 days ago

Job Title: Outdoor Leisure & Seasonal Department Manager

Location of the Job: Somerset

Salary Package:

Basic Salary TBC With the client

Staff Discount

Paid Holidays

Additional Information:
Hours of work - Full-time, 40 hours per week (including alternate weekends)

About The Company:

A well-established expanding chain of garden centres across the UK and the Channel Islands. Providing a great service to customers and maintaining high standards whilst continuously refurbishing the centres to keep them up to date to offer a style and innovation in an aspirational environment. Their centres are regarded as the best in the country and have won many retail awards. This is a great opportunity for someone to join their passionate and organised team

The Job Role Details:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Outdoor Leisure & Seasonal Department Manager. Leading your team in pulling all this vital activity together so that our 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. The position is a hands-on role where you will be responsible for maintaining high levels of customer service and be meticulous to detail in terms of product placement, standards, and presentation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing and leading your team

  • Maintaining high levels of customer service

  • Experience of working in a fast-paced retail environment

  • Be meticulous to the detail of product placement, standards, presentation, visual elevation, and overall look and feel

  • Responsibility for driving sales and profitability

  • Manage stock

  • Use an Epos system

Ideal Person Skills & Qualifications:

  • Be able to recognise and act on sales opportunities

  • Ability to manage and develop a team

  • Be able to use reports to improve performance

  • Manage stock from entry to exit within the centre

  • Have an energetic personality with an ability to easily engage with and connect with our target customers

  • Have a creative and entrepreneurial attitude towards plant retailing

  • Be an excellent communicator

  • Be able to use an Epos system

How to apply: Please click on the apply now button.


The industry (Key Words): Manager, garden centre, stock, outdoor, christmas, seasonal


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