An employer in Huntsville and Parry Sound is hiring MERCHANDISERS for their GARDEN CENTRE!
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Jeffery’s Greenhouses Plant II Limited is a wholesale distributor of spring bedding and potted plants to a major retail box store chain servicing and supplying multiple garden centers throughout Ontario.
Jeffery’s is currently seeking an individual to work on a full-time basis as an “In-Store” Service Representative in local retail store garden centers for the current spring season. Open to accepting part time- or job-sharing applicants to fill a full-time position. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be considered for subsequent fall and winter seasons.
A “Star” Candidate will be energetic and creative, with a flair for merchandising and plants. Job Summary Key Responsibilities: Display and maintain spring bedding and potted plants in a big box store setting while driving sales and exceeding customer expectations. • Meet weekly deliveries and unpack products as outlined per a provided plan-o-gram in a timely manner. • Ensure product displays are customer-focused, signed and shoppable. • Consolidate, maintain and groom product as needed. • Build and develop strong relationships with garden center staff and management. • Provide excellent customer service by assisting customers with purchases of spring bedding and potted plants. • Support inventory control by providing detailed and constructive feedback to supervisors. Skills and Knowledge: • Previous garden center experience and/or spring bedding and potted plant knowledge is a strong asset. • Attention to detail, effective organization and planning skills. • Exceptional verbal communication and interpersonal skills. • Self-driven with the ability to work independently and as a team player. • Efficient worker, fast pace and highly motivated. • Intermediate computer skills with the ability to navigate basic computer software (Internet Explorer & Jeffery’s Website).
Physical Demands: • The position involves considerable physical work including; walking, lifting (light to moderate), moving, pulling and pushing of carts. • Ability to work in the outdoors and adjust to climate changes. Work Environment & Requirements: • Local travel may be required between garden centers. • Access to email and/or smart phone for scheduling and communication purposes and electronic access for completing daily covid screen form and digital sign in process. • Steel-toed safety boots are required. • Longer hours will be required during peak season
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