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Would you like to become part of a fast growing company and award winning team?

Blue Diamond operates 37 Garden Centres in England and the Channel Islands. We target ABC1 consumers through our aspirational environments which deliver a point of difference within the sector. We are the third largest Garden Centre Group in the UK and are continuously growing. Our 37 Garden Centres are renowned as some of the best in the country and have won many retailing and restaurant awards.

Channel Islands

Le Friquet Home of Garden & Living in Guernsey is our state of the art Garden Centre and Head Office complex. Opened in September 2009, the ground breaking retail design has been a huge success. St Peters Garden Centre is the largest Garden Centre on Jersey and another aspirational business offering fantastic career opportunities with Blue Diamond.

UK Centres

Our Garden Centres are located across the Country and offer fantastic career opportunities and the chance to progress within a highly successful group.

We welcome all speculative CV's so if you are interested in joining the group please get in touch.

Current Vacancies

Plant Area Section Leader

Lower Morden Garden Centre, Morden
Plants
40 hours per week, Full Time hours to include alternative weekends

Plant Area Section Leader

Lower Morden Garden Centre

40 hours per week, Full Time hours to include alternative weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in plants and gardening, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

As a Plant Area Section Team Leader, you will be responsible for

You will have a product groups or suppliers you will be responsible for

  • Ordering
  • Checking performance reports
  • Merchandising and stock exit plans
  • POS material is right in your areas
  • Responsible for the retail standards in your area

General duties

  • Maintaining and watering all the plant stock in both outdoor and indoor plants
  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Using the EPOS system
  • Merchandising stock and any other duties required by the Department manager
  • Follow guidelines on Action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas
  • Be able to identify slow moving stock and action
  • Understand how to manage the sale area
  •  

Deputy Duties

  • Deputise for the Department manager during holidays and days off.
  • Communicate and issues or concerns to the CREM or CAT Manager
  • Organise the plant team with weekly and daily tasks
  • Update the team on instructions and guidelines from the BD plant team.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Hardy Plant Section Leader

Newbridge Nurseries, West Sussex
Plants
42.5 hours per week, Full Time hours to include alternative weekends

Hardy Plant Section Leader

Newbridge Garden Centre

42.5 hours per week, Full Time hours to include alternative weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in plants and gardening, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

As a Hardy Plant Section Team Leader, you will be responsible for

You will have a product groups or suppliers you will be responsible for

  • Ordering
  • Checking performance reports
  • Merchandising and stock exit plans
  • POS material is right in your areas
  • Responsible for the retail standards in your area

General duties

  • Maintaining and watering all the plant stock in both outdoor and indoor plants
  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Using the EPOS system
  • Merchandising stock and any other duties required by the Department manager
  • Follow guidelines on Action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas
  • Be able to identify slow moving stock and action
  • Understand how to manage the sale area
  •  

Deputy Duties

  • Deputise for the Department manager during holidays and days off.
  • Communicate any issues or concerns to the CREM or CAT Manager
  • Organise the plant team with weekly and daily tasks
  • Update the team on instructions and guidelines from the Blue Diamond plant team.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Hardy Plants General Assistant

Trentham Garden Centre, Staffordshire
Plants
40, Full time

General Assistant - Hardy Plants

Trentham Garden Centre

We are seeking friendly and motivated individuals to join our team as General Assistants in the Hardy Plant Department at our Garden Centre at Trentham, Stoke. The role will require weekend working.

As General Assistant in our Hardy Plant Department your duties will include:

• The ability to work under pressure at a fast pace in a team or individually and have a degree of flexibility
• Maintaining and watering all the plant stock in both outdoor and indoor plants
• Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
• General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
• Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
• Using the EPOS system
• Stock replenishment and merchandising
• Assisting the Department Head with any other duties as required

Plant experience or Garden Centre experience is essential

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

Salary will be based on experience, but you can expect your role to be varied and there can be great opportunities to develop and progress your career within the Blue Diamond Group. In addition, there is a generous staff discount, paid holiday, and an optional pension scheme.

If you think you fit this description, and would like to join our friendly team, we would love to hear from you.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Hardy Plants General Assistant

Newbridge Nurseries, West Sussex
Plants
42.5, Full time

General Assistant - Hardy Plants

Newbridge Garden Centre

We are seeking friendly and motivated individuals to join our team as General Assistants in the Hardy Plant Department at our Garden Centre at Newbridge, Horsham. The role will require weekend working.

As General Assistant in our Hardy Plant Department your duties will include:

• The ability to work under pressure at a fast pace in a team or individually and have a degree of flexibility
• Maintaining and watering all the plant stock in both outdoor and indoor plants
• Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
• General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
• Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
• Using the EPOS system
• Stock replenishment and merchandising 
• Assisting the Department Head with any other duties as required

Plant experience or Garden Centre experience is essential

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

Salary will be based on experience, but you can expect your role to be varied and there can be great opportunities to develop and progress your career within the Blue Diamond Group. In addition, there is a generous staff discount, paid holiday, and an optional pension scheme.

If you think you fit this description, and would like to join our friendly team, we would love to hear from you.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Hardy Plants General Assistant

Brambridge Garden Centre, Hampshire
Plants
40

General Assistant - Hardy Plants

Brambridge Park 

We are seeking friendly and motivated individuals to join our team as General Assistants in the Hardy Plant Department at our Garden Centre at Brambridge, Eastleigh. The role will require weekend working.

As General Assistant in our Hardy Plant Department your duties will include:

• The ability to work under pressure at a fast pace in a team or individually and have a degree of flexibility
• Maintaining and watering all the plant stock in both outdoor and indoor plants
• Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
• General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
• Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
• Using the EPOS system
• Stock replenishment and merchandising 
• Assisting the Department Head with any other duties as required

Plant experience or Garden Centre experience is essential

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

Salary will be based on experience, but you can expect your role to be varied and there can be great opportunities to develop and progress your career within the Blue Diamond Group. In addition, there is a generous staff discount, paid holiday, and an optional pension scheme.

If you think you fit this description, and would like to join our friendly team, we would love to hear from you.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Hardy Plants General Assistant

Weybridge Garden Centre, Addlestone
Plants
40

General Assistant - Hardy Plants

Weybridge Garden Centre

We are seeking friendly and motivated individuals to join our team as General Assistants in the Hardy Plant Department at our Garden Centre at Weybridge. The role will require weekend working.

As General Assistant in our Hardy Plant Department your duties will include:

• The ability to work under pressure at a fast pace in a team or individually and have a degree of flexibility
• Maintaining and watering all the plant stock in both outdoor and indoor plants
• Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
• General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
• Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
• Using the EPOS system
• Stock replenishment and merchandising 
• Assisting the Department Head with any other duties as required

Plant experience or Garden Centre experience is essential

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

Salary will be based on experience, but you can expect your role to be varied and there can be great opportunities to develop and progress your career within the Blue Diamond Group. In addition, there is a generous staff discount, paid holiday, and an optional pension scheme.

If you think you fit this description, and would like to join our friendly team, we would love to hear from you.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Hardy Plants General Assistant

Rake Garden Centre, Rake
Plants
40

General Assistant - Hardy Plants

Rake Garden Centre

We are seeking friendly and motivated individuals to join our team as General Assistants in the Hardy Plant Department at our Garden Centre at Rake, Hampshire. The role will require weekend working.

As General Assistant in our Hardy Plant Department your duties will include:

• The ability to work under pressure at a fast pace in a team or individually and have a degree of flexibility
• Maintaining and watering all the plant stock in both outdoor and indoor plants
• Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
• General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
• Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
• Using the EPOS system
• Stock replenishment and merchandising 
• Assisting the Department Head with any other duties as required

Plant experience or Garden Centre experience is essential

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

Salary will be based on experience, but you can expect your role to be varied and there can be great opportunities to develop and progress your career within the Blue Diamond Group. In addition, there is a generous staff discount, paid holiday, and an optional pension scheme.

If you think you fit this description, and would like to join our friendly team, we would love to hear from you.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Till and Customer Service Manager

Brambridge Garden Centre, Hampshire
Garden Centre
42.5 Hours per week, Full Time/Permanent Position, alternate weekends

We are actively looking to recruit an experienced and customer focussed Manager for our Till and Customer Service area at Brambridge Park Garden centre.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Till and Customer Service Manager will ensure the till and customer service team provides excellent customer service along with impeccable levels of accuracy. You will carry out effective analysis of transactional reports and take responsibility for ensuring company policies and procedures are being adhered to by the till and customer service team; implementing solutions to problems as they arise and seeking advice when required. 

ABOUT YOU

Our ideal Till and Customer service Manager will:

  • Have the ability to achieve results by effectively leading and motivating a team to ensure they perform to their best and provide outstanding customer service.
  • Have Excellent communication skills with both Staff and Customers
  • Be polite, confident and friendly
  • Be ale to remain patient, calm and polite in difficult situations
  • Understand and be able to prioritise the needs of customers
  • Have Excellent problem solving skills
  • Be flexible and be able to think strategically
  • Have Excellent numeracy and computer skills, and be ale to read and analyse reports
  • Strong leadership skills-previous management experience preferred 
  • Proactive in driving and motivating a team to produce results.

ABOUT BLUE DIAMOND GROUP

Blue Diamond Group is the second largest Garden Centre Group, turning over £200m per annum with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail awards. If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business, which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Senior Till and Customer Service Assistant

Brambridge Garden Centre, Hampshire
Garden Centre
42.5 Hours per week, Full Time/Permanent Position, alternate weekends

We are actively looking to recruit a customer focussed Senior Till and Customer Service assistant at Brambridge Park Garden centre.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Senior assistant will report to the Till and Customer Service Manager.  You will ensure the till and customer service team provides excellent customer service along with impeccable levels of accuracy. On the Managers day off/Holiday you will cover the Managers role, by carrying out effective analysis of transactional reports and take responsibility for ensuring company policies and procedures are being adhered to by the till and customer service team; implementing solutions to problems as they arise and seeking advice when required. 

ABOUT YOU

Our ideal Till and Customer service Manager will:

  • Have the ability to achieve results by effectively leading and motivating a team to ensure they perform to their best and provide outstanding customer service.
  • Have Excellent communication skills with both Staff and Customers
  • Be polite, confident and friendly
  • Be ale to remain patient, calm and polite in difficult situations
  • Understand and be able to prioritise the needs of customers
  • Have Excellent problem solving skills
  • Be flexible and be able to think strategically
  • Have Excellent numeracy and computer skills, and be ale to read and analyse reports
  • Strong leadership skills 
  • Proactive in driving and motivating a team to produce results.

ABOUT BLUE DIAMOND GROUP

Blue Diamond Group is the second largest Garden Centre Group, turning over £200m per annum with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail awards. If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business, which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Goods in Assistant

Newbridge Nurseries, West Sussex
Goods In
Full Time 42.5 Permanent

We are seeking a friendly and motivated individual to join the team as a Goods in Assistant at our Garden Centre at Newbridge, Horsham, Sussex. Experience of working in a similar warehouse environment or stock control would be helpful but not essential. Forklift licence desirable or training will be required Your duties will include:

* The ability to work under pressure at a fast pace in a team or individually and have a degree of flexibility

* Booking in deliveries using the EPOS system - accuracy is essential

* Communicating with the team and meeting the demands of ‘door to floor in 24’

* Easily engage and connect with customers at point of delivery and be able to organise a delivery schedule to meet the demands of the business

* General maintenance and site repairs

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about Customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first. Salary will be based on experience, but you can expect your role to be varied and there can be great opportunities to develop and progress your career within the Blue Diamond Group. In addition, there is a generous staff discount, paid holiday, and an optional pension scheme. If you think you fit this description, and would like to join our friendly team, we would love to hear from you.

steve.nicholls@bluediamond.gg

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Fashion Retail Manager

Redfields Home of Garden & Living, Hampshire
Fashion
40 Hours per week, Full Time Permanent Position

Following our recent expansion we are actively looking to recruit an experienced and energetic Retail Manager for our Fashion department at Redfields Garden Centre.

ABOUT THE ROLE

To run our Fashion Department, it is essential that you are a creative and commercial individual with a flair for fashion retailing and have the ability to ensure your store is presented and merchandised in a dynamic, aspirational and inviting style. Your focus will always be on the customer and meeting their expectations to ensure our customers enjoy a truly unique and memorable shopping experience. 

Driving profit is always paramount and our Retail Managers are empowered to run their departments with a real sense of ownership. Fashion retail experience in a busy and thriving store is preferred, with proven success managing and leading your team.

ABOUT YOU

Our ideal Fashion Retail Manager will:

  • Have the ability to achieve results by effectively leading and motivating a team to ensure they perform to their best and provide outstanding customer service.
  • Be able to perform under pressure and operate in a fast-paced environment, not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get ‘stuck in’; prioritise tasks effectively and displaying a ‘can do’ attitude at all times.
  • Have the ability to create an exciting and inspiring environment for customers and team, using your visual merchandising skills and commercial acumen.
  • Implement considered changes to maximise the department potential, working with your team to optimise profit.
  • Have good IT skills and be competent using our weekly sales and profit reports to effectively optimise sales and manage all elements of stock control.
  • Ensure store standards are maintained and floor layout meets the company guidelines.
  • Meticulous to the detail in terms of product placement, standards, presentation, visual elevation and aesthetics of the retail environment.

ABOUT BLUE DIAMOND GROUP

Blue Diamond Group is the second largest Garden Centre Group, turning over £200m per annum with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail awards. If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business, which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

General Assistant - Home

Nailsworth Garden Centre, Nailsworth
Home
40 Hours Full Time

We are seeking a friendly and motivated individual to join our team as General Assistant in the Home Department at our Garden Centre in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire. As General Assistant in our Home Department you will provide excellent customer service to all our customers, ensuring their needs are fully met, deal with stock and keep the department tidy. You must: * Quickly gain an in-depth knowledge of the product range * Be meticulous with detail in terms of product placement, standards and presentation with the drive and motivation to always take standards to the next level * Be an excellent communicator with good interpersonal skills * Have good basic computer skills and have a willingness to learn. * Work well under pressure * Have experience of working in a fast-paced retail environment Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, immaculately presented and someone who would always put our customers first. Salary will be based on experience, but you can expect your role to be varied and there can be great opportunities to develop and progress your career within the Blue Diamond Group. In addition, there is a generous staff discount, paid holiday, and an optional pension scheme. If you think you fit this description, and would like to join our friendly team, we would love to hear from you.

 

ABOUT THE BLUE DIAMOND GROUP Blue Diamond Group is one of the UK’s largest Garden Centre Groups, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. We hold a profitable, prominent position within the garden centre industry - priding ourselves on our inspirational approach to retailing which gives us a creative point of difference in the market. Our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers.

EMAIL: jon.dunn@bluediamond.gg

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General Assistant - Garden Sundries Department

Worcester Garden Centre, Worcester
Garden Sundries
40 hours full time

We are seeking a friendly and motivated individual to join the team as a General Assistant in our Garden Sundries Department at our Worcester Garden Centre, in Worcester, to assist with our busy Garden Sundries Department. The role will require weekend work.

As a General Assistant in our Garden Sundries Department your duties will include:

• The ability to work under pressure at a fast pace in a team or individually and have a degree of flexibility
• Communicating with the team and meeting the product demands of ‘door to floor in 24’
• Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
• General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
• Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
• Using the EPOS system
• Stock replenishment and merchandising
• Assisting the Department Head with any other duties as required

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

Salary will be based on experience, but you can expect your role to be varied and there can be great opportunities to develop and progress your career within the Blue Diamond Group. In addition, there is a generous staff discount, paid holiday, and an optional pension scheme.

If you think you fit this description, and would like to join our friendly team, we would love to hear from you.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

General Assistant - Garden Sundries Department

Newbridge Nurseries, West Sussex
Garden Sundries
42.5 hours, full time

We are seeking a friendly and motivated individual to join the team as a General Assistant in our Garden Sundries Department at our Newbridge Garden Centre in Horsham, West Sussex, to assist with our busy Garden Sundries Department. The role will require weekend working.

As a General Assistant in our Garden Sundries Department your duties will include:

• The ability to work under pressure at a fast pace in a team or individually and have a degree of flexibility
• Communicating with the team and meeting the product demands of ‘door to floor in 24’
• Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
• General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
• Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
• Using the EPOS system
• Stock replenishment and merchandising
• Assisting the Department Head with any other duties as required

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

Salary will be based on experience, but you can expect your role to be varied and there can be great opportunities to develop and progress your career within the Blue Diamond Group. In addition, there is a generous staff discount, paid holiday, and an optional pension scheme.

If you think you fit this description, and would like to join our friendly team, we would love to hear from you.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

General Assistant - Garden Sundries Department

Coton Orchard Garden Centre, Cambridge
Garden Sundries
40 hours, full time

We are seeking a friendly and motivated individual to join the team as a General Assistant in our Garden Sundries Department at our Cotton Orchard Garden Centre in Cotton, Cambridge, to assist with our busy Garden Sundries Department. The role will require weekend working.

As a General Assistant in our Garden Sundries Department your duties will include:

• The ability to work under pressure at a fast pace in a team or individually and have a degree of flexibility
• Communicating with the team and meeting the product demands of ‘door to floor in 24’
• Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
• General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
• Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
• Using the EPOS system
• Stock replenishment and merchandising
• Assisting the Department Head with any other duties as required

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

Salary will be based on experience, but you can expect your role to be varied and there can be great opportunities to develop and progress your career within the Blue Diamond Group. In addition, there is a generous staff discount, paid holiday, and an optional pension scheme.

Ideally you will have worked within a busy retail environment for a minimum of 1 year.

If you think you fit this description, and would like to join our friendly team, we would love to hear from you.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Gardening Department Supervisor

Newbridge Nurseries, West Sussex
Garden Sundries
42.5 hours, full time

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in gardening and plants, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so, therefore, you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing and someone who would always put our customers first.

As a Gardening Department Supervisor, you will be responsible in conjunction with the Gardening Department Manager for the running and management of the gardening area in terms of:

• Ordering
• Checking performance reports
• Merchandising and stock exit plans
• POS material is right in your areas
• Responsible for the retail standards in your area
• Communicate any issues or concerns to the CREM or CAT Manager
• Organise the Garden Sundries Department team with weekly and daily tasks & Staff rotas
• Update the team on instructions and guidelines from the Gardening HO team.

General duties

• Maintaining and replenishing the Garden Sundries Department
• General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
• Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
• Using the EPOS system
• Merchandising stock and any other duties required by the Department Manager
• Follow guidelines on Action points following reports and floor-walks
• Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas
• Be able to identify slow moving stock and action

Our ideal candidate for this position will:

• Have experience of working in Garden Centres or Retail background minimum 1 years’ experience
• Have an energetic personality with an ability to easily engage with and connect with our AB1 target customers
• Have a creative and entrepreneurial attitude towards garden centre retailing
• Have excellent knowledge of gardening and plants.
• 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

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Fashion Retail Manager

3 Shires Garden Centre, Gloucestershire
Fashion
40 Hours per week, Full Time Permanent Position

Following our recent expansion, we are actively looking to recruit an experienced and energetic Retail Manager for our Fashion department at 3 Shires Garden Centre.

ABOUT THE ROLE

To run our Fashion Department, it is essential that you are a creative and commercial individual with a flair for fashion retailing and have the ability to ensure your store is presented and merchandised in a dynamic, aspirational and inviting style. Your focus will always be on the customer and meeting their expectations to ensure our customers enjoy a truly unique and memorable shopping experience.

Driving profit is always paramount and our Retail Managers are empowered to run their departments with a real sense of ownership. Fashion retail experience in a busy and thriving store is preferred, with proven success managing and leading your team.

ABOUT YOU

Our ideal Fashion Retail Manager will:

  • Have the ability to achieve results by effectively leading and motivating a team to ensure they perform to their best and provide outstanding customer service.
  • Be able to perform under pressure and operate in a fast-paced environment, not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get ‘stuck in’; prioritise tasks effectively and displaying a ‘can do’ attitude at all times.
  • Have the ability to create an exciting and inspiring environment for customers and team, using your visual merchandising skills and commercial acumen.
  • Implement considered changes to maximise the department potential, working with your team to optimise profit.
  • Have good IT skills and be competent using our weekly sales and profit reports to effectively optimise sales and manage all elements of stock control.
  • Ensure store standards are maintained and floor layout meets the company guidelines.
  • Meticulous to the detail in terms of product placement, standards, presentation, visual elevation and aesthetics of the retail environment.

ABOUT BLUE DIAMOND GROUP

Blue Diamond Group is the second largest Garden Centre Group, turning over £200m per annum with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail awards. If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business, which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Plant Area Manager – Bedding Plants

St Peter's Garden Centre, Jersey Channel Islands
Bedding Plants
40 Hours per week, Full Time Position

Our plant teams pride themselves on not only giving our 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 a plant area 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!

Our ideal Plant Area managers will:

  • Have experience of working in Garden Centres, although we are open to talking to candidates from any horticultural or Retail background
  • Have an energetic personality with an ability to easily engage with and connect with our AB1 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

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

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

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Plant Area Assistant – Bedding Plants

Orchard Park Garden Centre, Dorset
Bedding Plants
16 hours per week, Part Time weekends.

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in plants and gardening, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

Successful candidates will have a minimum of one years’ experience in a horticultural or retail environment.  

As a Plant Area Assistant Part Time – Bedding Plants you will be responsible for

  • Maintaining and watering all the plant stock in both outdoor and indoor plants
  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Using the EPOS system
  • Merchandising stock and any other duties required by the Department Manager
  • Follow guidelines on action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

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Plant Area Assistant – Bedding Plants

Orchard Park Garden Centre, Dorset
Bedding Plants
39 hours per week, Full Time to include alternative weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in plants and gardening, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

Successful candidates will have a minimum of one years’ experience in a horticultural or retail environment.  

As a Plant Area Assistant - Bedding Plants, you will be responsible for

  • Maintaining and watering all the plant stock in both outdoor and indoor plants
  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Using the EPOS system
  • Merchandising stock and any other duties required by the Department Manager
  • Follow guidelines on action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

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Bedding Plant Manager

Newbridge Nurseries, West Sussex
Bedding Plants
42.5 Hours per week, Full Time Position

Our plant teams pride themselves on not only giving our 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 a plant area 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!

Our ideal Plant Area managers will:

  • have experience of working in Garden Centres, although we are open to talking to candidates from any horticultural or Retail background
  • have an energetic personality with an ability to easily engage with and connect with our AB1 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

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

Blue Diamond Group is the 2nd largest Garden Centre Group, with 37 centres throughout the UK and in the Channel Islands and we are continuously growing. Our centres are widely regarded as some of the best in the country and we have won many retail and restaurant awards. Our extensive refurbishment programme ensures that our centres and restaurants offer style and innovation in an aspirational environment which encourages loyalty and satisfaction from our customers. We invite you to look at our website and view pictures and videos of recent developments such as East Bridgford and Redfields.

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

For further information please see our website at www.bluediamond.gg\careers or to apply please send you CV and covering letter to katie.wardell@bluediamond.gg.

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Plant Area Assistant – Bedding plants (Maternity cover – 9 months contract)

Fryer's Garden Centre, Cheshire
Bedding Plants
42.5 hours per week, Full Time hours available to include alternative weekends Contract will be on a temporary basis for 9 months.

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in plants and gardening, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

Successful candidates will have over a year of experience in a horticulture and retail environment.  

As a Plant Area assistant, you will be responsible for

  • Maintaining and watering all the plant stock in both outdoor and indoor plants
  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Using the EPOS system
  • Merchandising stock and any other duties required by the Department manager
  • Follow guidelines on Action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

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Plant Area Section Leader – Roses

Fryer's Garden Centre, Cheshire
Plant Area
42.5 hours per week, Full Time to include alternative weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in plants and gardening, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

Successful candidates will have over a year of experience in a horticulture and retail environment. 

As a Rose Area Section Leader you will be responsible for the running and management of the rose area in terms of:

  • Ordering
  • Checking performance reports
  • Merchandising and stock exit plans
  • POS material is right in your areas
  • Responsible for the retail standards in your area
  • Communicate and issues or concerns to the CREM or CAT Manager
  • Organise the Rose team with weekly and daily tasks
  • Staff rotas
  • Update the team on instructions and guidelines from the BD plant team.

General duties

  • Maintaining and watering all of the Rose stock
  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Using the EPOS system
  • Merchandising stock and any other duties required by the Department manager
  • Follow guidelines on Action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas
  • Be able to identify slow moving stock and action
  • Understand how to manage the sale area
  • Key holder

Our ideal candidate for this position will:

  • have experience of working in Garden Centres or Retail background
  • have an energetic personality with an ability to easily engage with and connect with our AB1 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
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Plant Area Section Leader – Bedding Plants

Fryer's Garden Centre, Cheshire
Bedding Plants
42.5 hours per week, Full Time to include alternative weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in plants and gardening, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

Successful candidates will have over a year of experience in a horticulture and retail environment. 

As the Plant Area Section Leader Seasonal, you will be responsible for the Seasonal Department and manage in conjunction with the Seasonal Plant Department Manager and have a range of product groups and suppliers you will be responsible for in terms of:

  • Ordering
  • Checking performance reports
  • Merchandising and stock exit plans
  • POS material is right in your areas
  • Responsible for the retail standards in your area

General duties

  • Maintaining and watering all the Seasonal plant stock in both outdoor and indoor plants
  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Using the EPOS system
  • Merchandising stock and any other duties required by the Seasonal Plant Department manager
  • Follow guidelines on Action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas
  • Be able to identify slow moving stock and action
  • Understand how to manage the sale area
  • Key holder

Deputy Duties

  • Deputise for the Seasonal Plant Department Manager during holidays and days off.
  • Communicate and issues or concerns to the CREM or CAT Manager
  • Organise the plant team with weekly and daily tasks
  • Update the team on instructions and guidelines from the BD plant team.
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Plant Area Assistant

Fryer's Garden Centre, Cheshire
Plants
42.5 hours per week, Full hours to include alternative weekends

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly with a genuine interest in plants and gardening, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

Successful candidates should have experience in horticulture and retail environment. 

As a Plant Area assistant, you will be responsible for

  • Maintaining and watering all the plant stock in both outdoor and indoor plants
  • Creating visual and inspirational displays to help sell products
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Assisting customers with advice and carry to car
  • Using the EPOS system
  • Merchandising stock and any other duties required by the Department manager
  • Follow guidelines on Action points following reports and floor-walks
  • Print and put out POS material in the relevant areas

If you like the sound of a fantastic fast-growing company with a great heritage and want to make a positive contribution to a business which in return helps all employees to maximise their full potential, then we would like to hear from you!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Home Department Manager

Newbridge Nurseries, West Sussex
Home & Indoor Living
42.5 hours per week

We are seeking a friendly and self-motivated individual to join the team as a Home Department Manager at our Newbridge Garden Centre in Sussex.

We are looking for someone with an energetic personality who is highly motivated.

As Home Department Manager – your duties will include:
• have experience of working in fast paced retail environment
• have an energetic personality with an ability to easily engage with and connect with our AB1 target customers
• have a creative and entrepreneurial attitude towards retailing
• 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
We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about Customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

Salary will be based on experience, but you can expect your role to be varied and there can be great opportunities to develop and progress your career within the Blue Diamond Group. In addition, there is a generous staff discount, paid holiday, and an optional pension scheme.

If you think you fit this description, and would like to join our friendly team, we would love to hear from you.

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Gardening Department Manager

Redfields Home of Garden & Living, Hampshire
Garden Sundries
40 hours per week

We are seeking a friendly and self-motivated individual to join the team as a Gardening Department Manager at our Redfield’s Garden Centre in Hampshire.

We are looking for someone with an energetic personality who is highly motivated.

As Gardening Department Manager – you will
• Have experience of working in fast paced retail environment
• Have an energetic personality with an ability to easily engage with and connect with our AB1 target customers
• Have a creative and entrepreneurial attitude towards retailing
• 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
We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and on delivering an exceptional and unique retail experience. As the ideal candidate, you will be immaculately presented, professional and friendly, as well as having a good eye for detail. Our customers are our main priority, so therefore you will be someone who is passionate about Customer service, polite and outgoing, and someone who would always put our customers first.

Salary will be based on experience, but you can expect your role to be varied and there can be great opportunities to develop and progress your career within the Blue Diamond Group. In addition, there is a generous staff discount, paid holiday, and an optional pension scheme.

If you think you fit this description and would like to join our friendly team, we would love to hear from you.

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Chef de Partie

Trelawney Garden Centre, Cornwall
Restaurant
37.5 hours per week.

We are seeking a friendly motivated individual to join our team as a Chef Du Partie for our busy restaurant here at Trelawney.

You will be required to work under our Head Chef in assisting him in preparation and serving of the breakfast & lunchtime menus.  Experience preferred but not essential as training will be given.

This is a full time (37.5hrs) permanent position.

Please apply via email to:

Helen.symons@trelawneygardencentre.co.uk or in writing

Helen Symons

Restaurant Manager

Trelawney GC

Sladesbridge

Wadebridge

Cornwall.  PL27 6JA

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