Plant Bedding Manager - Garden Centre - Dorset - £25k

Location Gillingham, Dorset, England
Discipline: Horticulture
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££22k - £25k Basic Salary DOE + Company Benefits
Contact name: Kate Moxon

Contact email:
Job ref: 14380KM
Published: 3 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

​Seasonal Plant Manager – Bedding Plants – Plant Department - £25K

Location: Gillingham

Vacancy Ref: 14380 KM

My client details:

The plant team within this Garden Centre pride themselves on not only giving all 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 our high standards of plant care and quality are always maintained and that our customers enjoy exceptional service and specialist advice.

As Seasonal Plant Manager, you would be responsible for managing and leading your team in pulling all of 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 – so you will have a real sense of ownership and empowerment!

The ideal Seasonal Plant Area Managers will:

Have experience of working in Garden Centres, although we are open to talking to candidates from any horticultural or another Retail background.

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.

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.

Be able to use reports in order to improve performance.

Have an ability to manage stock from entry to Exit within the centre.

Be an excellent communicator.

Be able to use an Epos system.

Hours of work:

39 Hours per week, Full Time Position, Alternate weekends.


From £22K - £25K Basic Salary.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should email their CV and a brief covering letter outlining their experience in agriculture, any previous work experience and why they believe they are suitable for the role to;

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Agricultural and Farming Jobs are an established specialist Agricultural Recruitment business with offices based in rural Worcestershire. We have a specialist and dedicated Headhunting Recruitment Division as well as a specialist Jobs Advertising Division. We recruit specifically for all roles within the Agricultural industry and support the recruitment needs of all related clients including; Farms, Agricultural Machinery, Fresh Produce, Food, Horticultural, Equestrian, Finance and Veterinary companies on an International basis. We offer an exceptional service with a personable, yet highly professional approach. Please contact our office for further information on 01527 878550.