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Retail Plant & Socials Parent 25hrs (JobStart Role)

Retail Plant & Socials Parent 25hrs (JobStart Role) APPLY NOW

Ards Shopping Centre, Newtownards
6.50 - 11.65 gbp / hour
16 Jun 2024

✅ Are you aged 16-24?

✅ Do you love plants?

✅ Have passion to learn more?

We're hiring a Retail Plant and Social Parents as part of the DFC JobStart Scheme. The role is for 25hrs a week and it will be a temporary position for 6 months at our shop at Ards Shopping Centre, Newtownards. (May become a permanent).

This is an exciting opportunity for young people aged 16-24 to learn new horticultural and retail skills that will build their CV, and get experience that can be used in many other roles going forward. Previous retail experience is not essential as we will provide all the necessary support and training for the role. Successful candidates will follow a training program that will increase product knowledge and give an insight into the industry.

About the role…

Our customers are at the heart of what we do at Plantila, so exceptional customer service is our main priority. To play an essential role in delivering this we are looking for Retail Plant and Social Parents to join our team. As a Retail Plant and Social Parent, you will be responsible for delivering excellent customer service including providing advice and guidance in relation to indoor and outdoor plant care and maintenance, core gardening products, maintaining the plants, processing deliveries, preparing website orders, helping with social media and creating visually attractive plant displays at our shop on a daily basis as per company standards, and any other duties associated with a plant and garden shop role. 

About You…

  • You are passionate about all things plants and delivering the best possible experience for our customers
  • A team player and confident communicator who is eager to learn new skills and gain new experiences
  • Naturally friendly and approachable person
  • Can flourish in a busy, fast-paced environment with high footfall
  • Previous retail and plant experience would be an strong advantage
  • Already a plant parent with your own collection at home!

Our Offering…

  • 25hrs per week (Overtime available seasonally)
  • Salary - 16-17yrs £6.50ph, 18-20yrs £8.75ph, 21-24yrs £11.65ph.
  • 28 days annual leave entitlement
  • 20% Staff Discount
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Company Uniform
  • Thriving culture; Plantila is passionate, diverse and committed to our customers
  • Future opportunities; We want you to be happy and challenged at Plantila so we offer various CPD accredited training courses and further learning and growth opportunities
  • As we grow so will the opportunities available to you

About Plantila…

Gardening has always been a hobby and passion of our founder Ross. Plantila is now one of Northern Irelands largest independent stockists of exotic house plants. You can find us on the Mall at Ards Shopping Centre and customers can order via our website. We also stock outdoor plants, trees and also provide planning and planting services on location at customers’ homes or businesses.

We strive to provide the very best products at affordable prices and give expert advice to our customers. Our plans for the future include growing online to become a recognised brand and to open at other locations. Please apply today if this sounds like something you would like to become part of. 

Plantila is an equal opportunities employer.


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