Garden Nursery Manager
Full Time, Salary dependent on experience
Kilver Court Nurseries affectionately known as the “Wiggly Shed” is one of the unique aspects of Kilver Court Designer Village. The award-winning designer outlet is based in Somerset, housed in the walls of a stunning Victorian textile mill and the brainchild of Roger Saul, Founder of Mulberry.
At Kilver we pride ourselves in offering much more than just a luxury shopping experience, with customers visiting our award-winning garden, garden nursery, The Great House shop, and eateries the Harlequin Café and Pantry Restaurant. Think Petersham Nursery, combined with Liberty and Anthropologie…! The Wiggly Shed is well placed next to the Kilver gardens (RHS partner) and stocks a huge range of rare and unusual plants, unique pieces of furniture and decorative items and homewares.
Our Wiggly Shed at Kilver Court is looking for a new team member to join as Nursery Manager. This role, is a full-time position and includes weekends and bank holidays.
The ideal candidate will have experience in both horticulture and managing a team. You will be responsible for the day to day running of the Wiggly Shed and nursery, ensuring exceptional customer service, reviewing sales performance and maximising growth opportunities (no pun intended!) The role is very hands on and will require a degree of manual work. With a small team of up to 4/5 people it’s important the candidate is prepared to get stuck in and get their hands dirty!
We are looking for someone who is able to multitask when on the shop floor, in addition to being responsible for providing the highest levels of customer care, he/she will be required to ensure exceptional product knowledge and build customer relationships, all while showing a flair for current fashions and trends within the plant world. You will also be responsible for numerous plant displays around the site and for the overall health and well-being of the plants.
If you feel you fit the brief then we would love to hear from you! Please send your CV and cover letter including your salary expectations in writing or by email to Suzi Horan, Kilver Court, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 5NF or firstname.lastname@example.org