Wyevale Garden Centres

Retail Assistant - Braintree

Braintree, Essex
£6.95 - £8.65 per hour
20 Mar 2019
17 Apr 2019
Job Type
Part Time

Retail Assistant - Wyevale Garden Centre - Braintree

Hours: 12 - 25 hours per week

Retail Assistant

Are you looking for a Retail Assistant (known in the business as Team Member) job that offers daytime work (Typically between 9 and 5) with no evenings or nights? One with Free parking and supplied uniform, alongside in-house and high-street discount and fresh air?

Our Garden Centres offer an amazing range for gardens and homes, from tools and plants for the professional and amateur gardener to home and furniture ranges for all.

What we’re looking for

Engaging communication: With your natural first class customer service skills you will know how to help every customer that comes to our centre. Be it using your previous knowledge form other jobs or what you learn from our on the job training, your passion for our product and our customers is paramount.

You will help identify the right solution for each customer, whilst promoting seasonal activities and event booking, (e.g. Spring launch, Real Tree weekends and Santa’s Grotto etc) ensuring our customers’ needs are fulfilled.

Flexibility: You will be working everywhere from the horticulture area (caring for, watering and displaying live plant stock) to the final point of contact to our customers on the tills. You will also build and display furniture and arrange gifting offers to create and maintain a high visual and appealing standard for all our customers.

However as we are one team in the garden centre, you will need to have the flexibility to switch roles and help in the restaurant or landscaping area when required.

Passion: For genuine customer experience

Why join us?

As well as the benefits above, we offer seasonal overtime opportunities, 30-50% in centre discounts (including on food and beverage), pension and up to 28 days holiday dependent on your hourly contract.

Our Garden Centres are bright, colour packed and full of inspiration for everyone, having a fast paced and passionate team environment.

From January this year our terms and conditions have changed to annualised contracts, resulting in a guaranteed monthly income, with less hours worked in off peak quieter times and the opportunity for more hours in peak times. More information on this will be given at interview

If sounds like you, then why not apply? We look forward to speaking to you soon.

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