An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Garden Centre Manager to take responsibility for the retail operations at the Surrey branch of our beautiful and much-loved independent garden centre business, Clifton Nurseries, which has been “Inspiring gardeners since 1851…” at its iconic Little Venice site.
We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated, experienced and inspiring retail leader with an eye for detail and a proven track record for delivering positive results, and championing market leading customer experience standards.
You will have the opportunity to:
- Thrive from working in a dynamic and agile garden centre retail business
- Flourish from being able to use your excellent leadership and sales skills, making good use of your proven horticultural retail experience
- Cultivate a positive and enthusiastic environment
- Delight in offering market leading customer service
- Demonstrate your passion for plants; preferably with a recognised horticultural qualification or experience
- Confidently deal with both our retail and trade customers providing sound advice and competitive quotes
- Make a difference by growing your experience of inspiring, leading, organising and influencing the trading performance of the nursery, whilst at the same time supporting and developing the contribution of the team
Reporting to the Nursery Manager you will be able to demonstrate commercial flair and competence, and you will have a good understanding of the horticultural industry and current trends. You will be accomplished at working with Buying, Operations and Finance functions and you will have a good track record for developing and motivating both the team and individuals.
The remuneration package will be competitive and includes an attractive base salary (commensurate with experience), bonus potential and pension contributions.
To apply for this position at Clifton Nurseries Surrey, please email a covering letter and up-to-date CV to Clifton Nurseries recruitment, specifying Deputy Nursery Manager, Clifton Surrey as the role you are interested in.
Clifton Nurseries is an equal opportunities employer.