Clifton Nurseries Job Vacancy - Horticulture and Garden Accessories Buyer

Job Vacancy - Horticulture and Garden Sundries Buyer, Clifton Nurseries

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Posted Dec 3rd, 2019
by Clifton Nurseries

An unexpected and rare opportunity has arisen for an experienced Horticulture and Garden Sundries Buyer to join the leadership team at the renowned Clifton Nurseries. 

We are looking for an experienced and skilled retail buyer with a love of plants and a good understanding of the garden centre sector, as well as a proven track record for delivering positive results, to assist in the ongoing development of our historic business.  

The Horticulture and Garden Sundries Buyer will be responsible for identifying and sourcing the stock for our two nurseries and online shop, and for working very closely with the selling teams to ensure the successful trading of plants and the related accessories necessary to help our unique and iconic business keep 'Inspiring Gardeners since 1851' ....

The successful applicant will need to:

  • Thrive from working in a dynamic and agile garden centre retail business
  • Demonstrate your proven ability to identify, source and purchase the right stock at the right price to inspire and delight customers of Clifton Nurseries
  • Play a major role in the development and trading success of this iconic respected brand
  • Display your enthusiasm for and knowledge of trends within the horticultural and landscaping industry
  • Foster strong and constructive relationships with suppliers for the benefit of the company
  • Enjoy sharing your knowledge with other team members to ensure that all staff are knowledgeable about the stock
  • Execute and oversee the process by which all stock is brought into the nurseries
  • Confidently liaise with the rest of the leadership team, all working together to ensure the Clifton Nurseries brand continues to grow and excel 

Reporting to the Operations Manager this is a full-time position working out of both of our London and Surrey nurseries.  

The remuneration package will be competitive and includes an attractive base salary (commensurate with experience), bonus potential and pension contributions.

To apply for this exciting position at Clifton Nurseries, please email a covering letter and up-to-date CV to Clifton Nurseries recruitment, specifying Horticulture and Garden Sundries Buyer as the role you are interested in.  

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Clifton Nurseries is an equal opportunities employer.

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