QUALIFIED FLORIST REQUIRED

 

Bromborough Flowers are a high volume, fast paced florist based on the Wirral and a family owned business with a small hard working and friendly team.

 

We cover all aspects of floristry work, and have a loyal and supportive local community.

 

JOB ROLE

We are now looking for a strong addition to join our floristry team, and a person who is creative, friendly and hardworking with proven experience and respective qualifications in retail floristry, ideally NVQ/City & Guilds Level 3 or equivalent.

 

You must have hands-on and demonstratable experience in all aspects of funeral and wedding piece work, as well as day to day arrangements and strong customer service skills.

 

The role on offer is for a fixed hourly contract of 16 hours per week, split over the following 4 days, and working hours of 9am to 1pm each day.

(Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)

 

This role is permanent subject to satisfactory completion of a 16 week probationary period.

 

The role will also require additional overtime during busy periods such as Valentines Day, Mothers Day and Christmas periods.

 

The role will focus on working within the shop, serving customers and taking orders, both in person and over the phone so a good telephone and approachable personality is essential, as well as being able to accurately record information correctly.

 

 

The role will also involve general housekeeping duties, and elements of sales handling such as till work.

 

You will be responsible for creating bespoke bouquets, vase arrangements, everyday plant gifts, sympathy work and wedding decorations for customers and business clients as required.

 

TYPE OF EMPLOYEE REQUIRED

 

We’re looking for an experienced and qualified florist with excellent customer service skills, be comfortable engaging with customers in a friendly and professional manner on both the telephone and in person ensuring our customers remain valued at all times.

 

The ability and flexibility to work overtime during busy periods and a good command of English verbal & written communication skills are essential.

 

A clean driving license is preferred, for occasional local deliveries if required, although not essential.

 

The ideal team member will have a strong knowledge of flowers and plants and their day to day care, an eye for detail, naturally creative and be happy to be involved in supporting the business and feel part of the much valued local community.

 

You must be able to work to a high standard under pressure during busier periods, have a friendly outgoing personality, great sense of humour, presentable, punctual and be able to make a good brew!!

 

RATE OF PAY

 

Negotiable depending on experience (Meets NMW)

 

APPLICATION

Closing date is 5pm Friday 20th August, interview dates will follow shortly after this date.

 

Apply be sending the below to:

recruitment@bromboroughflowers.com

 

Please note you will be required to submit a full cv identifying any gaps in your employment, as well as copies of your relevant qualifications.

 

We would ask that you enclose a covering letter with your application outlining your suitability for this role.

 

Please note that if successfully selected for interview you will also be required to undertake a timed 3 piece design exercise with flowers demonstrating your hands-on ability and skills for the role.

 

Interviews will likely be taking place during early evenings once the shop premises are closed.

 

We will NOT be accepting phone or social media applications for this role, and will only be contacting those who have been selected for interview.

 

If you have not heard from us prior to the closing date, then please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.