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Position
TEMPORARY PART TIME GARDEN CENTRE ASSISTANT
Our Ref
GC02/0110
Job Location
Plant Centre, Braishfield, Nr Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 0QA
Job Description
We currently have a vacancy for a temporary part-time Garden Centre Assistant at our Plant Centre in Braishfield. Hours will be 18 per week, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10.00am - 4.30pm. You may also be required to work additional hours, e.g some Bank Holidays, stock take.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, self-motivated and enjoy working as part of a very busy team. You will undertake till operations, answering the telephone, pricing and checking stock and aiming to deliver the highest standards of customer service.

If you are interested in the above position, please send a copy of your CV with a cover letter to Leanne Draper, Personnel Assistant, Hillier Nurseries Ltd, Ampfield House, Ampfield, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 9PA or e-mail leannedraper@hillier.co.uk
Salary
Dependant on experience
Benefits
Benefits will include competitive rates of pay, uniform, training etc
Application Closing Date
October 17th, 2014
If you are interested in the above position please send a copy of your CV together with a covering letter to:

Sue Johnson
Personnel Manager,
Hillier Nurseries Ltd,
Ampfield House,
Ampfield,
Romsey Hampshire SO51 9PA.
Telephone 01794 368733 or email suejohnson@hillier.co.uk




Position
Plant Area Manager
Our Ref
GC01/0109
Job Location
Hillier Garden Centre, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5DN
Job Description
We are seeking a dynamic Plant Area Manager for our Garden Centre, Winchester.

The successful candidate will be a skilled team leader, highly motivated, enthusiastic, innovative and able to think creatively in order to maximize sales and profit.

He or she will be a good problem solver who knows how to get the best from a team and who is able to see the 'bigger' picture.

Good plant knowledge is important, a willingness to learn and passion for plants and gardening is essential.

The position will involve:

* Leading the plant area team to provide excellent customer service, and a product range that will inspire

* Stock control, purchasing of stock and associated maintenance of the plant area.

* Working to and exceeding budgets and targets

* Some responsibility for health & safety on site

* Being a keyholder

* Responsibilities when Duty Manager to include: banking/cashing up and taking responsibility for the whole site in the Garden Centre Manager's absence

The ideal candidate will be dynamic and passionate about our plants with a desire to develop their career within our award winning business.

To apply please send your CV with a covering letter to: Sue Johnson, Personnel Manager, Hillier Nurseries Ltd, Ampfield House, Ampfield, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 9PA or e-mail suejohnson@hillier.co.uk
Salary
Dependant on experience
Benefits
A competitive package
Application Closing Date
October 31st, 2014
If you are interested in the above position please send a copy of your CV together with a covering letter to:

Sue Johnson
Personnel Manager,
Hillier Nurseries Ltd,
Ampfield House,
Ampfield,
Romsey Hampshire SO51 9PA.
Telephone 01794 368733 or email suejohnson@hillier.co.uk




Position
Plant Area Assistant
Our Ref
GC09/0109
Job Location
Hillier Garden Centre, Priors Court Road, Hermitage, Thatcham, Berks, RG18 9TG
Job Description
We currently have a vacancy for a full time Plant Area Assistant at our busy Newbury Garden Centre.

The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, self motivated and will work well within a small busy team. Good plant knowledge is essential, additional training will be given.

You must enjoy meeting and dealing with the public, be physically able to lift and move heavy plant material etc and enjoy working outside throughout the year. This is a full time position 37.5 hour week to include alternate weekends and some bank holiday working.

If you are interested in the above position please send a copy of your current CV along with a covering letter to:
Leanne Draper, Personnel Assistant, Hillier Nurseries Limited, Ampfield House, Ampfield, Romsey, Hampshire SO51 9PA or email leannedraper@hillier.co.uk
Salary
Dependant on experience
Benefits
Uniform, Staff Discount and Pension after qualifying period
Application Closing Date
October 31st, 2014
If you are interested in the above position please send a copy of your CV together with a covering letter to:

Sue Johnson
Personnel Manager,
Hillier Nurseries Ltd,
Ampfield House,
Ampfield,
Romsey Hampshire SO51 9PA.
Telephone 01794 368733 or email suejohnson@hillier.co.uk




Position
MARKETING ASSISTANT
Our Ref
GCHQ/0110
Job Location
Garden Centre Headquarters, Ampfield House, Ampfield, Romsey, Hampshire
Job Description
You will be joining Hillier Garden Centres head office team at an exciting time of strategic change. A key part of this change is the launch in October 2014 of the new Hillier Gardening Club. The Gardening Club will be the main way Hillier communicates to our target customers. The marketing aim is to ensure strong growth of membership and effective communications to members that will drive regular shopping visits at the garden Centres.

You will be responsible for:
* POS production
* Ensuring club information is on website and social media
* Coordinating contents for promotional leaflets
* Liaising with suppliers and garden centres
* Contributing to design and look of all marketing material

You will have:
* A good eye for design
* Ability to work to deadlines
* Accuracy
* Good basic computer and ICT skills
* Good communicator and team player

Although not essential it would be beneficial to have, ability to use computer graphics and design programs, copywriting skills and understanding of retail business.

Applications including a full CV and cover letter to; Leanne Draper, Personnel Assistant, Hillier Nurseries, Ampfield House, Ampfield, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 9PA or email leannedraper@hillier.co.uk. Closing date for applications Monday 20th October 2014
Salary
Dependant on experience
Benefits
20 hour working week, pension & staff discount (following qualifying period), free car parking etc
Application Closing Date
October 25th, 2013
If you are interested in the above position please send a copy of your CV together with a covering letter to:

Sue Johnson
Personnel Manager,
Hillier Nurseries Ltd,
Ampfield House,
Ampfield,
Romsey Hampshire SO51 9PA.
Telephone 01794 368733 or email suejohnson@hillier.co.uk




Position
NURSERY WORKER
Our Ref
BM/0110
Job Location
Broadmead Tree Nursery, Ampfield, Romsey, Hampshire
Job Description
We are seeking with immediate start, a full time Nursery Worker for our Tree Nursery in Ampfield, Romsey.

Applicants must be enthusiastic, reliable and be prepared to work outside in all weather conditions. This role will involve some heavy lifting. No experience is required as training will be provided, but previous horticultural experience would be an advantage.

Hours of work: 39 per week. Monday to Thursday 7.30am to 4.00pm and Friday 7.30am to 3.00pm. You may be required to work additional hours.

If you interested in the above position, please send a copy of your current CV together with a covering letter to Leanne Draper, Personnel Assistant, Hillier Nurseries Ltd, Ampfield, Romsey, SO51 9PA or email leannedraper@hillier.co.uk
Salary
Dependant on experience
Benefits
Free Car parking, Pension scheme and staff discount after a qualifying period.
Application Closing Date
October 24th, 2014
If you are interested in the above position please send a copy of your CV together with a covering letter to:

Sue Johnson
Personnel Manager,
Hillier Nurseries Ltd,
Ampfield House,
Ampfield,
Romsey Hampshire SO51 9PA.
Telephone 01794 368733 or email suejohnson@hillier.co.uk




Position
MANAGEMENT TRAINEE
Our Ref
GCHQ/0210
Job Location
Various location around the company but mainly in Romsey, Hampshire
Job Description
We are delighted to be able to offer two people a two year training opportunity which may lead to a management position in the company.

We are seeking enthusiastic dedicated people, who are prepared to be flexible and willing to learn, who are also able to relocate on a temporary basis. Your own transport would be an asset.

You do not need any formal qualifications, but you will need to be articulate have an eye for detail, numerate and be computer literate to intermediate level.

The training will involve work based placements for up to 6 months in any one area, e.g. 6 months in a plant area, 6 months in a shop 4 months in a coffee shop, 2 month at head office.
You will also be required to undertake work placements in other divisions e.g. wholesale and amenity nurseries.

Chelsea, Gardening Club events and Hillier Holidays will also form part of the prospectus.

Although there is no guarantee of a management position on completion of the course, it is anticipated that those persons who have successfully completed the training will be eligible for promotion as and when a vacancy occurs.

It is anticipated that the course will be full time 37.5 hours per week and will commence in January 2015.

To apply : Please send a copy of your CV together with a covering letter to Sue Johnson, Personnel Manager Hillier Nurseries Ltd, Ampfield House, Ampfield, Romsey, Hampshire SO51 9PA
e-mail suejohnson@hillier.co.uk

Closing date for applications Friday 21st November 2014

If you require further information on the course you can contact Sue Robinson on 01794 368733, 9.00am – 4.00pm Monday to Friday
Salary
-
Benefits
free car parking, pension and staff discount after qualifying period
Application Closing Date
November 21st, 2013
If you are interested in the above position please send a copy of your CV together with a covering letter to:

Sue Johnson
Personnel Manager,
Hillier Nurseries Ltd,
Ampfield House,
Ampfield,
Romsey Hampshire SO51 9PA.
Telephone 01794 368733 or email suejohnson@hillier.co.uk




Position
TEMPORARY PART TIME GARDEN CENTRE ASSISTANT
Our Ref
GC05/0110
Job Location
Hillier Garden Centre, Sunningdale Nurseries, London Road, Windlesham, Surrey, GU20 6LQ
Job Description
We currently have a vacancy for a temporary part time Garden Centre Assistant at our Sunningdale Garden Centre, Windlesham, Surrey.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, self-motivated and able to work as part of a busy team aiming to deliver the highest standards of customer service. Previous retail experience is an advantage but not essential.

Basic hours will be Tuesday - Friday 12.00pm - 4.00pm, you maybe asked to work additional hours including weekends as the business needs require.

To apply please send your CV with a covering letter to: Leanne Draper, Personnel Assistant, Hillier Nurseries Ltd, Ampfield House, Ampfield, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 9PA or e-mail leannedraper@hillier.co.uk
Salary
Dependant on experience
Benefits
Uniform, free parking
Application Closing Date
October 31st, 2014
If you are interested in the above position please send a copy of your CV together with a covering letter to:

Sue Johnson
Personnel Manager,
Hillier Nurseries Ltd,
Ampfield House,
Ampfield,
Romsey Hampshire SO51 9PA.
Telephone 01794 368733 or email suejohnson@hillier.co.uk




Position
TELESALES EXECUTIVE
Our Ref
WM/0110
Job Location
Ampfield House, Ampfield, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 9PA
Job Description
Hillier Nurseries Ltd a major producer of garden plants for the Garden Centre market are currently looking to fill a new position of Telesales Executive to work closely with our existing and new customer base.

Based at our Head Office near Romsey you will have the responsibility of supporting our Field Sales Account Managers selling hardy nursery stock to the large and loyal Garden Centre customer base as well as developing business with new accounts. You will also be involved in other marketing activities to develop improved levels of business.

Requirements

*Previous proven experience of selling by telephone to established and new customer bases
* Candidates must have a high level of customer service skills with experience in a similar role, be well organised and have a keen attention to detail
* Must possess excellent communication skills and have a professional and friendly manner with the ability to develop business relationships
* Must have strong IT Skills and be competent in Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint. Experience of social media and websites would be an advantage
* The ability to work as a team plater in a friendly and busy environment
* This is a full time position Monday to Friday, some bank holiday working during Spring/Summer will be required. Part time or job share may be considered

If you wish to apply for this position please send a copy of your CV and cover letter to Leanne Draper, Personnel Assistant, Ampfield House, Ampfield, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 9PA email leannedraper@hillier.co.uk

Closing date 4.00pm Monday 20th October 2014
Salary
Dependant on experience
Benefits
* Competitive salary
* 23 days holiday per annum
* Pension scheme after qualifying period
* Free parking
* Staff discount after qualifying period
Application Closing Date
October 24th, 2014
If you are interested in the above position please send a copy of your CV together with a covering letter to:

Sue Johnson
Personnel Manager,
Hillier Nurseries Ltd,
Ampfield House,
Ampfield,
Romsey Hampshire SO51 9PA.
Telephone 01794 368733 or email suejohnson@hillier.co.uk




Position
CHEF/MANAGER
Our Ref
GC07/0110
Job Location
Hillier Garden Centre, Priors Court Road, Hermitage, Thatcham, Berks, RG18 9TG
Job Description
This is a great opportunity for someone to use their experience and knowledge within the catering industry for this Garden Centre Cafe. Supervise, co-ordinate, plan and participate in all the activities of the Cafe and to ensure a smooth efficient and professional service by communicating with staff and customers. You will be required to cook to an excellent standard using fresh food. Enthusiasm and dedication to customer service are extremely important. Duties will include cash handling, rota's, preparing cooking and serving food to the required standard, assisting with new menu ideas, ordering stock, preparing basic snakes etc. and ensuring all health and safety standards are met.

To apply please send your cv along with a covering letter to Leanne Draper, Personnel Department, Hillier Nurseries Ltd, Ampfield House, Ampfield, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 9PA or email leannedraper@hillier.co.uk
Salary
Between £18,500 - £20,000 dependant on experience
Benefits
Uniform
Free parking
Staff discount and pension after qualifying period
Application Closing Date
October 31st, 2013
If you are interested in the above position please send a copy of your CV together with a covering letter to:

Sue Johnson
Personnel Manager,
Hillier Nurseries Ltd,
Ampfield House,
Ampfield,
Romsey Hampshire SO51 9PA.
Telephone 01794 368733 or email suejohnson@hillier.co.uk




Position
CHEF/SUPERVISOR
Our Ref
GC07/0210
Job Location
Hillier Garden Centre, Priors Court Road, Hermitage, Thatcham, Berks, RG18 9TG
Job Description
This is a great opportunity for someone to use their experience and knowledge within the catering industry for this Garden Centre Cafe. Supervise, co-ordinate, plan and participate in all the activities of the Cafe and to ensure a smooth efficient and professional service by communicating with staff and customers. You will be required to cook to an excellent standard using fresh food. Enthusiasm and dedication to customer service are extremely important. Duties will include cash handling, rota's, preparing cooking and serving food to the required standard, assisting with new menu ideas, ordering stock, preparing basic snakes etc. and ensuring all health and safety standards are met.

To apply please send your cv along with a covering letter to Leanne Draper, Personnel Department, Hillier Nurseries Ltd, Ampfield House, Ampfield, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 9PA or email leannedraper@hillier.co.uk
Salary
Between £14,500 - £15,500 dependant on experience
Benefits
Uniform
Free parking
Staff discount and pension after qualifying period
Application Closing Date
October 31st, 2013
If you are interested in the above position please send a copy of your CV together with a covering letter to:

Sue Johnson
Personnel Manager,
Hillier Nurseries Ltd,
Ampfield House,
Ampfield,
Romsey Hampshire SO51 9PA.
Telephone 01794 368733 or email suejohnson@hillier.co.uk