Retail Assistant - Temporary

The people who make up Kilver Court Designer Village—our store associates, retail managers, merchandisers, marketers and the nice lady who delivers the bread —truly love what they do. If the below applies to you and you want to be someone who also loves what they do then we want to hear from you!


We are looking for a Temporary Retail Assistant to come and join our Plant Nursery Team in the Wiggly Shed (April -September). Are you gifted at sparking up a conversation? Do you love ‘making the sale’ and giving great customer service? At Kilver Court, there is an eclectic mix of cutting-edge brands, historic buildings, stunning gardens and delicious food, plus is it’s just a generally nice place to be.

The successful applicant will have:
  • Excellent customer service
  • A great personality, lots of enthusiasm and the willingness to be very hands on
  • A good eye for detail
  • Top organisational skills and the ability to work on their own initiative
  • A good knowledge of plants


This role will include day to day tasks around the nursery, including watering, merchandising the stock, serving customers and helping with deliveries. This role will involve lifting/shifting pots, plants and other heavy items.

We are looking for someone to work 16 hours a week, however there may be possibility of extra hours available through the busier periods and to cover Holidays/Sickness. This will involve working weekends and bank holidays. We offer employees a range of unique benefits including store discounts, free onsite parking, discounted onsite restaurant and café, and a fun and friendly working atmosphere.

If you have a strong retail experience or looking for a new exciting challenge, we would love to hear from you.
Please send your CV and cover letter in writing or by email to Suzi Horan, Kilver Court, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 5NF or administration@kilvercourt.com