Working at St Peters Garden Centre.

St Peters Garden Centre is a family run garden centre offering the very best quality plants, indoor and outdoor goods, gardening equipment and a very high-quality range of garden furniture and BBQ’s. They also have an onsite butchery, food hall and award-winning restaurant. St Peters, pride themselves on high standards of customer service and have an excellent team of qualified staff providing gardening advice.

Here at the garden centre we have a great team of people that work extremely hard to achieve the highest standards. Our staff are our greatest asset which has helped us win awards, and celebrate 30 years of trading.

Customer experience is extremely important to them, and having the right people, in the right places, at the right time is key to making this work.

Marketing Executive

 

We are looking for an experienced Marketing Executive to help deliver the strategy for the company.

 

Salary: In the region of £25,000 per annum, depending on experience

Hours: Monday to Friday (very occasional weekends or evenings to support events). 9.00am to 5.30pm (5.00pm during Winter reduced opening - January to February inc.)

Type: Permanent, Full Time

Reporting to: Marketing & Brand Manager (PT Consultant) / Managing Director

 

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Planning and implementing all marketing campaigns

  • Creating and producing of all marketing material in line with marketing plans (working with external agencies where needed)

  • Leading the design of POS to showcase St Peters and our products at their best

  • Timely monitoring and reporting on effectiveness of marketing campaigns

  • Maintaining effective, timely internal communications to ensure 'buy-in' from colleagues for all marketing activity

  • Maintaining and improving our website to ensure content is current, engaging, and up to date

  • Managing, developing, and ensuring we maximise the potential of our loyalty programme across the business

  • Working closely with the company’s external partners and agencies, including our Buying & Marketing Group

  • Working with the company’s Buyers to showcase our products at the right time, in the right way

  • Working with centre staff to ensure regular, engaging social media posts which fit with the company brand

  • Producing regular, engaging content for use across all marketing channels

  • Ensuring that all communications are in-line with brand guidelines

  • Working with the Department Heads to design, promote and deliver engaging customers events

  • Building strong, effective working relationships with colleagues across the business

 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar role

  • Advanced working knowledge of Adobe In-Design

  • Experience of website design / management

  • Experience of Retail EPOS preferred

  • Experience of 3rd party integration e.g. E-Commerce Platform / CRM / Apps

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft packages including Teams

  • The ability to think like a customer

  • Excellent communication & people skills, with the ability to build effective working relationships

  • Excellent organisation skills

  • Excellent attention to detail, with an analytical mind

  • A proactive approach

You must be passionate about excellent customer service and will have good communication skills & enjoy talking to people.

You will need to be hungry to learn about our products & services & inspire customers with this knowledge.

 

In addition to this you will be:

  • Commercially aware

  • Conscientious, keen to learn / develop with an inquisitive mind

  • Enthusiastic, passionate, and 'can-do' attitude

  • A team player, who is supportive of their colleagues

  • Adaptable

We are ideally looking for someone of graduate level, however we recognise the value of experience gained in previous roles.

 

Benefits:

  • Employee discount across the business

  • Free staff car parking

  • 28 days annual leave entitlement

 

If you believe you have the necessary skills, experience, and passion to suit this role then please follow the link below to apply.

https://hr.breathehr.com/v/marketing-executive-23468

 

Please ensure you attached a copy of your CV when completing the on-line application.

Department Supervisor - Home and Gift Team (Full time)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Home and Gift Team as a Supervisor

Key duties and responsibilities:

Responsible for:
• Supervision of Staff.
• Progressing / Monitoring customer orders (from enquiry right through to delivery), contacting the customer as necessary.
• Planning Flow and Layout of Department.
• Monitoring Sales Performance vs prior week / prior month / prior year &/or against sales forecast / targets.
• Monitoring Stock Availability / minimising out of stocks.
• Ensuring all stock is priced correctly & has relevant POS
• All aspects of stock control, including stock takes & stock investigations.
• H&S of all staff & public within area of responsibility.
• Training of all staff within area of responsibility.
• Developing others to act and behave in the St Peters way.
• Weekly / Monthly / Quarterly & Annual Planning of activity / seasonal change / promotion / display / layout.
• Reviewing product range with buyer to maximise sales
• Delivery of Christmas & Seasonal setups to an award-winning standard

Main Tasks:
• Demonstrating excellent Customers Services
• Replenishing Stock.
• Organizing Daily/Weekly tasks for the team
• Training of all staff within area of responsibility.
• Creating Purchase Orders, following agreed procedures, and authority limits.
• Placing orders with suppliers.
• Receiving Stock onto the system.
• Investigating any stock discrepancies.
• Completing Stocktakes
• Housekeeping of Departments
• Creating Displays & Merchandising relevant Product.

The ideal candidate:
You must be passionate about excellent customer service and will have good communication skills & enjoy talking to people.

You will need to be hungry to learn about our products & services & inspire customers with this knowledge.

In addition to this you will:

• Be a good team player
• Work well under pressure
• Be professional and reliable with excellent time management

Benefits:
• Alternate weekends off.
• No split shifts or evening work.
• Free staff car parking.
• Employee discount across the business.
• 28 days annual leave entitlement (pro-rata)
• Uniform Provided.

Hours: Average of 40.75 per week (working alternate weekends and reduced hours in winter), Wednesdays off

 

Please ensure you attached a copy of your CV when completing the on-line application.

https://hr.breathehr.com/v/department-supervisor-23337

Restaurant Assistant (Part time)

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Restaurant Assistants play a vital role in delivering great levels of customer service in our table waitress restaurant.

Key duties include greeting and seating customers on arrival, taking customer food and drink orders, taking customer payments at the table, delivering food & drinks to customers, replenishing table caddies, polishing cutlery and glassware for service, re-stocking service and supply areas, cleaning tables, cleaning and tidying the restaurant rooms and space, emptying service trolleys to key stations, complete laundry tasks, help with the operation of the stills station, help keep the restaurant and kitchen areas clean, tidy and safe to work in and help with making sure the end of day cleaning of the restaurant is completed with the team.

The ideal candidate will have:
• Any experience of working within the hospitality industry whether that is café, bar, hotel, or restaurant.
• Has a passion for working in a team and wants to work with customers.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Great teamworking skills.
• Flexibility to adapt to the needs of the business.
• Positive, passionate & personable attitude and mind set.
• Training will be provided for the role during induction however any Culinary, Barista, Customer service or Hospitality Qualifications is always advantageous to the role.

BENEFITS

• Over time hours available to pick up throughout the year.
• Free staff car parking.
• Employee discount across the business.
• Uniform Provided.
• Free Meals on duty.
• Food Safety & Hygiene, Food Allergy and
Health & Safety Certification provided in house to add to your skillset and CV.
• Opportunities to develop your skillset even further in Barista and Hospitality.
• Available support and funding for career progression within the business with nationally recognized apprenticeships and courses available if interested.
• Join a positive friendly family culture that puts its people first.
• Yearly Staff Parties and staff social meals out to celebrate our hard work throughout the year.
No Split shifts or Evening Shifts.

Hours: Saturday and/or Sundays for 8.5 hours

Please remember to attach your CV

Kitchen Pot-wash Assistant (Part-time)

Kitchen Pot-wash Assistants play a crucial role in supporting the restaurant & kitchen teams to help deliver food and drinks to our customers dining in our award-winning high-volume restaurant.

Key duties will include:

• Working in the Pot-wash room to help clean and wash
crockery. glassware and kitchen utensils and
equipment.
• Work in the stills room cleaning the customer trays
and managing the consistent flow of crockery and
glassware into the pot washroom in an efficient
manner.
• Polishing cutlery for front of house caddies.
• Replenishing table caddies.
• Polishing cutlery and glassware for service.
• Re-stocking service and supply areas.
• Cleaning tables if necessary.
• Tidying the restaurant rooms and space.
• Emptying service trolleys to key stations.
• Complete laundry tasks.
• Emptying service bins and help keep waste allocation
in order.
• Help keep the restaurant and kitchen areas clean ,
tidy, and safe to work in.
• Making sure the end of day cleaning of the stills room
and Pot-wash room is completed to the cleanest
standards.

The ideal candidate will have:

• any experience of working within the hospitality industry
whether that is café, bar , hotel, or restaurant but not
essential.
• enjoys working in Hospitality and in energetic
restaurants.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Great teamworking skills.
• Flexibility to adapt to the needs of the business.
• Positive , passionate & personable attitude and mind set.
• Training will be provided for the role

Benefits:

No split shifts or evening work.
• Over time hours available to pick up throughout the year.
• Free staff car parking.
• Employee discount across the business.
• Uniform Provided.
• Free Meals on duty.
• Food Safety & Hygiene , Food Allergy and Health & Safety
Certification provided in house to add to your skillset and
CV.
• Opportunities to develop your skillset even further in
Hospitality if you want to explore other roles.
• Available support and funding for career progression
within the business with nationally recognized
apprenticeships and courses available if interested.
• Join a positive friendly family culture that puts its people
first.
• Yearly Staff Parties and staff social meals out.

https://hr.breathehr.com/v/part-time-kitchen-pot-wash-23127