Careers

We’re always on the lookout for enthusiastic and reliable personnel to join the team. Currently we have the following vacancies:

 

Horticultural Sales Advisor – Buckinghamshire

We are suppliers of mature / semi-mature trees, instant hedging and shrubs to the trade and public. The business has grown considerably in recent years and we have built up a high reputation for the quality of our stock and second to none service.

Main Purpose:

To maintain and develop sales activities, with the primary goal of increasing sales and profitability of the business. Responsible for ensuring quality customer service and excellent service delivery.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To respond to initial sales enquiries made by telephone and email
  • Document all information supplied, including client detail
  • Prepare written quotations as required
  • Follow up all enquiries as necessary obtaining customer feedback
  • Negotiate with clients and suppliers on prices and delivery times
  • Take and process orders
  • Liaise with foreign suppliers and hauliers regarding availability and prices
  • Schedule incoming and outgoing deliveries, maintaining appropriate stock levels at all times
  • Follow up on completed orders, to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Generate new sales enquiries by calling new and existing clients
  • Develop and maintain database
  • Source and develop client referrals
  • Develop new business by cold calling targeted organisations
  • Plan and conduct direct marketing activities
  • Ensure customer satisfaction and good client relationships are maintained at all times
  • Participation in training and development as deemed necessary
  • Other duties, as required, commensurate to the level of this post

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Experience within horticulture and have reasonable plant knowledge
  • Previous sales experience with demonstrable ability to achieve sales targets
  • Must be enthusiastic, self motivated and driven to succeed
  • Have excellent customer skills and telephone manner
  • Good administrative and computer skills
  • Be a good team player to work within a small growing team

Send your CV in the first instance to sam@instanthedges.co.uk.

 

Sales & Marketing Graduate - South East England

We are suppliers of mature / semi mature trees, instant hedging and shrubs to the trade and public. The business has grown considerably in recent years and we have built up a high reputation for the quality of our stock and second to none service.

Main Purpose:

We are looking for full time candidate to help develop new areas of the business, with particular emphasis on e-commerce. Development of an existing web shop, social media sites, regular mail drops and customer development will form the basis of the job role, with a view to develop sales activities, to increase profitability of the business. Responsible for ensuring quality customer service and excellent service delivery.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for management of existing web shop and processing of those orders
  • Maintaining regular presence on social media
  • Designing and sending weekly mailers to our client database
  • Development and expansion of client database
  • Generate new sales enquiries by calling new and existing clients
  • Develop new business by cold calling targeted organisations
  • Plan and conduct direct marketing activities
  • Ensure customer satisfaction and good client relationships are maintained at all times
  • To respond to initial sales enquiries made by telephone and email
  • Document all information supplied, including client detail
  • Prepare written quotations as required
  • Follow up all enquiries as necessary obtaining customer feedback
  • Follow up on completed orders, to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Participation in training and development as deemed necessary
  • Other duties, as required, commensurate to the level of this post

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Experience within horticulture and have reasonable plant knowledge is desirable but not essential
  • Must be enthusiastic, self motivated and driven to succeed
  • Have excellent customer skills and telephone manner
  • Good administrative and computer skills
  • Be a good team player and able to work within a small growing team

Send your CV in the first instance to sam@instanthedges.co.uk.

 

Nursery Assistant / Tree Planter – Aylesbury, Bucks

We are suppliers of mature / semi mature trees, instant hedging and shrubs to the trade and public. The business has grown considerably in recent years and we have built up a high reputation for the quality of our stock and second to none service.

We are looking for an individual who has worked within a retail, or nursery environment that can fit into a growing team, from tending the trees, shrubs & hedging in the nursery to planting onsite at customer locations around the UK.

Key requirements:

  • Preferably with a number of years experience in tree planting
  • Good horticultural knowledge is required along with practicality
  • Spray certificates desirable
  • Monitoring for pests and diseases
  • Enthusiastic and motivated
  • Able to develop good working relationship with colleagues & customers
  • Have good team leadership and man management skills

References required. Salary negotiable based on experience

Send your CV in the first instance to sam@instanthedges.co.uk.