Current Vacancies

Marketing Coordinator - based at South Downs Nurseries

Job Description: We are looking for a Marketing Coordinator to join our team, working full or part time. You will need to travel to all of our Sussex based centres, but will be based in our offices at South Downs Nurseries in Hassocks. This role includes: Liaising with and coordinating with buyers, IT, web designer to manage targets for seasonal promotions. Working closely with the Marketing Director and colleagues to manage marketing print, seasonal offers, promotional activities, social media and online advertising. You will also be responsible for launching our new loyalty scheme/app. Liaising with IT colleagues to coordinate promotional activities. Working effectively as part of a team by assisting in the development, production and delivery of projects, maintaining timelines and priorities.

Previous Experience: This is a diverse role that requires previous experience working in a similar position. The successful applicant will be a personable individual who has great communication skills and an excellent attention to detail. You will have experience managing business social media, writing website content, designing marketing material and a working knowledge or Photoshop or equivalent.

Duration: Monday to Friday, full or part time hours

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Further Details: Thank you for taking the time to complete an online application form. We will contact you if you are shortlisted for interview. All equiries to careers@tatesgardencentres.co.uk
 


Customer Service & Till Supervisor - South Downs Nurseries

Job Description: We are looking for a friendly person with excellent customer service skills to join our team as a customer service supervisor. In this role, you will oversee the customer service desk and the running of the tills. You are responsible for: Maintaining a high standard of customer service through friendly ‘meet and greet’, good knowledge of your stock and dealing with all customers in a courteous, efficient and cheerful manner. You will also be required to deal directly with customer queries and complaints always ensuring complete satisfaction or referring them to your line manager. Daily monitoring, control and implementation of Company procedures. Ensuring accurate cash handling, cash-out operation and stock reconciliations. Maintaining a high level of security at all times. Quickly and efficiently attending to any security alarms or other issues in a polite and friendly manner so as to minimise customer dissatisfaction while ensuring shop theft is dealt in accordance with Company policy. Ensuring your department is always covered by a member of staff when you are not on the shop floor. Keeping displays, stock and areas allocated to you clean, safe and well merchandised. Production of Point of Sale material to Company templates. Ensuring that all pricing, product descriptions and offers created or placed by you are correct, accurate and up to date at all times, for self-auditing the areas that you work and immediately notifying your line manager of any potential issues. You must have a working understanding of EMS and be able to check stock levels, prices, produce price labels and perform other day to day functions. Ensuring faulty goods and returns are dealt with in accordance with Company policy.

Previous Experience: Experience working in a retail environment is essential for this role.

Duration: Full time with alternate weekend working rota

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Further Details: Thank you for taking the time to complete an online application form. We will contact you again if you are shortlisted for an interview. All enquiries to Sarah O'Brien on 01273 845232.


Cook - Old Barn Garden Centre

Job Description: We are looking for a cook to work in our busy kitchen at Old Barn Garden Centre. This is a hands on role that includes food preparation in accordance with our branded menu.

Previous Experience: This is a fast paced environment, so the ability to work well under pressure is essential. Previous catering experience is preferred but full training will be given.

Duration: Full time with alternate weekend working rota

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Further Details: Thank you for taking the time to complete an application form. We will contact you if you are shortlisted for an interview. All enquiries to Paul Smythe on 01403 710000.


Cook - South Downs Nurseries

Job Description: We are looking for a Cook to work in our busy kitchen at South Downs Nurseries. This is a hands on role that includes food preparation in accordance with our branded menu.

Previous Experience: This is a fast paced environment, so the ability to work well under pressure is essential. Previous catering experience is preferred but full training will be given.

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Further Details: Thank you for taking the time to complete an application form. We will contact you if you are shortlisted for an interview. For further information, please call 01273 845232 and ask to speak to Rosie or Katie in the Coffee Shop.


Trainee Cook - South Downs Nurseries

Job Description: We are looking for a Trainee Cook to work in our busy kitchen at South Downs Nurseries. This is a hands on role that includes food preparation in accordance with our branded menu.

Previous Experience: This is a fast paced environment, so the ability to work well under pressure is essential. Full training will be given in house.

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Further Details: Thank you for taking the time to complete an application form. We will contact you if you are shortlisted for an interview. For further information, please call 01273 845232 and ask to speak to Rosie or Katie in the Coffee Shop.


Pet & Aquatics Team Member - South Downs Nurseries

Job Description: We are looking for an experienced supervisor to join our team, working within our busy Pet & Aquatics department. This role involves fish care, helping and advising customers, stock replenishment, merchandising and supporting the existing team.

Previous Experience: Knowledge and experience in aquatics is essential for this role.

Duration: Full time with alternate weekend working rota

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Further Details: Thank you for taking the time to complete an online application form. We will contact you if you are shortlisted for interview. 


Furniture Sales Assistant - Paradise Park Garden Centre

Job Description: We are looking for a confident and friendly person with excellent customer service skills to join our furniture sales team.

Previous Experience: Previous experience working in a sales or retail environment is preferred. The successful candidate must be confident, friendly and able to work as part of a team. This role involves heavy lifting so physical fitness is essential.

Duration: Full time with alternate weekend working rota

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Further Details: Thank you for taking the time to complete an online application form. We will contact you again if you are shortlisted for interview. All enquiries to Vanessa Danbury on 01273 512123.


Outdoor Sundries Assistant - Paradise Park Garden Centre

Job Description: We are looking for someone to work in our Outdoor Sundries Department (composts/pots/paving etc). This role will include heavy lifting, keeping the area clean & tidy, merchandising stock and preparing point of sale. The successful candidate must be confident, friendly and able to work as part of a team. This role involves heavy lifting so physical fitness is essential.

Previous Experience: A keen eye for detail is required with excellent presentation & customer service skills.

Duration: Full time with alternate weekend working rota

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Further Details: Thank you for taking the time to complete an online application form. We will contact you again if you are shortlisted for interview. All enquiries to Vanessa Danbury on 01273 512123.


Coffee Shop Assistant - Old Barn Garden Centre

Job Description: We are looking for a full time coffee shop assistant to work in our busy restaurant at Old Barn Garden Centre. This role involves all aspects of the restaurant including front of house serving, barista work, till operations, table service and wash up, along with some food preparation. Working in a fast paced environment, this job is full of variety and would suit someone who is flexible, has a strong work ethic and a passion for customer service.

Previous Experience: Previous experience preferred but not essential full training will be provided.

Duration: Full time with alternate weekend working rota

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Further Details: Thank you for taking the time to complete an application form. We will contact you again if you are shortlisted for interview. All enquiries to Paul Smythe on 01403 710000.


Coffee Shop Front of House Supervisor - South Downs Nurseries

Job Description: We are looking for someone to join our team at South Downs Nurseries, to oversee the front counter as well as all customer areas within our busy Coffee Shop. This is a hands on role and you will be responsible for the supervision and control of food presentation & barista standards as well as the efficient table clearance and cleaning, to ensure the floor is always spotlessly clean. You will ensure the highest standards of safety and food hygiene and ensure all staff under your control adhere to the Company procedures and policies including till operation and cashing up procedures.

Previous Experience: Previous experience in a similar role is essential.

Duration: Full time with alternate weekend working rota

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Further Details: Thank you for taking the time to complete an application form. We will contact you if you are shortlisted for an interview. For further information, please call 01273 845232 and ask to speak to Rosie or Katie in the Coffee Shop.