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Temporary External Gardening Assistant

An opportunity has arisen for a Temporary External Gardening Assistant to join our busy External Gardening Department.

The successful candidate will ideally have some retail experience and a knowledge of plants.

You will have contact with customers within the department, and so the ability to successfully communicate your knowledge & passion for plants to customers and to inspire them will be crucial.

Job Profile

  • Merchandising of existing stock and newly delivered stock
  • Cross merchandising of stock
  • Maintaining and creating displays
  • Weeding of area and stock 
  • Quality control of stock
  • Customer service
  • Maintaining clean stands and floors
  • Deadheading of plants
  • May need to help at times in other areas as needed

Key skills required:

  • Knowledge of plants and their ongoing care
  • Good selling ability and customer service skills
  • Good merchandising skills 
  • Able to work at a commercial speed
  • Physically fit and able to lift heavy items 
  • Provide support when needed to the wider store
  • Willing to work in all weathers

Position starts 1st March 2022, 3 days a week (Wed, Thurs & Fri) 9AM – 5PM

Contract term: Temporary position until August 31st 2022

CV’s to:

Mr Trevyn Riekert,

Thetford Garden Centre, 

Kilverstone, Thetford, Norfolk IP24 2RL

trevyn.riekert@thetfordgardencentre.co.uk

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