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Looking for a career in luxury floral retail? 

We are currently recruiting a WEDDING, EVENTS & CORPORATE MANAGER, EXPERIENCED FLORISTS and FULL TIME DELIVERY DRIVERS

January 2018

 

 Job Title:  WEDDINGS, EVENTS & CORPORATE MANAGER (Full Time - to start immediately)

We are looking for an outstanding individual with previous managerial experience and high-level floristry qualifications to manage our Weddings, Events & Corporate division.  The candidate must posses exceptional customer service and managerial skills, be dynamic and highly organised with experience in the luxury high-end market, and have the ability to lead by example.

The successful candidate will work directly with Neill to assist in fulfilling his vision for the Weddings, Events & Corporate side of the business.  The role is fast paced, highly creative and involves working on exciting, luxury events with VIP customers in fabulous homes and venues.  Working from our London Bridge design studio, and between our Belgravia boutique and Harrods concession, the job requires organising and managing all the weddings, events and corporate work from our thriving business, supervising our team of talented florists, ordering stock, meeting with clients and further developing this part of the company.

Key Requirements for the Role:

  • A passion for flowers and floral design.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Ability to plan ahead, meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Managerial experience and a good business sense.
  • Dedication and enthusiasm and a desire to surpassing clients’ expectations.
  • Good IT skills.
  • A high level of spoken and written English.
  • A full, clean UK drivers licence.

HOW TO APPLY:   Please send your CV with photos of your work and a covering letter to louise@neillstrain.com.  Successful applicants will be contacted and invited for an interview.  References will be required. 

Job Title: FULL-TIME FLORIST (Maternity Contract - to start immediately)

We have a vacancy for a full-time florist working at our luxury flower concession at Harrods.  If you have a creative flair for floristry, excellent customer service skills and, ideally, experience in luxury retail, the job offers the opportunity of working alongside highly qualified florists creating bespoke floral designs with flowers of exceptional quality for VIP customers, private homes, corporate work, bouquets and arrangements for the concession. In a fast-paced environment where excellence is essential, the role is predominantly concession based working closely with our concession and boutique Managers as well as our Belgravia boutique team; there will also be exciting opportunities to work with our weddings and events team.

Key Requirements for the Role:

  • Creativity and high level floristry techniques, qualifications and experience.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Previous experience in luxury retail is an asset but not essential.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and under pressure.
  • A passion for flowers and high end design.
  • Perfect written and spoken English.
  • Full clean U.K. driving licence.
  • Good level IT skills.

HOW TO APPLY:   Please send your CV with photos of your work and a covering letter to louise@neillstrain.com.  Successful applicants will be contacted and invited for an interview.  References will be required. 

Job Title: FULL-TIME DELIVERY DRIVER

To deliver flowers within central and greater London.

Job Description :

  • Deliver bouquets and arrangements to clients in and around central and greater London.
  • Deliver stock between the Belgravia boutique, Harrods and our design and production location in London Bridge.
  • Assist the team to condition flowers and to help them with daily duties when necessary.
  • Assist with large floral installations, weddings and events.

Key requirements for the role :

  • Happy and helpful attitude. 
  • Knowledge of central and greater London.
  • Fluent written and spoken English.
  • Willingness to work extra hours as and when required.
  • Full clean U.K. driving license.
  • Ability to use own initiative and adapt your role to suit the needs of the business.

HOW TO APPLY:   Please send your CV with a covering letter to louise@neillstrain.com.  Successful applicants will be contacted and invited for an interview.  References will be required.