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Key Account Manager 

Location: National, with frequent travel to the Gloucester office

By producing a range of product that meets the market requirements on quality, availability and merchandising we are now experiencing significant growth across our key customer areas. In order to maximise this and to ensure we maintain our high levels of customer service we are now looking to recruit a Key Account Manager to liaise and build strong relationships with our customers.

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate a history of selling to retailers in the UK, ideally in the Horticulture or related industries. Drive and passion for success are some of the key ingredients we are looking for. The role provides the candidate with the exciting opportunity to build upon the existing relationship with National Account customers whilst continually seeking to drive new business and to develop new potential accounts.

You will be a professional with knowledge of the sector and the passion to drive the business forward, keeping abreast of Horticultural trends and developments and representing the Glendale Horticulture brand. Glendale Horticulture is a major force in the horticultural market and the prospects are excellent for the right candidate.

If you think you have the skills and knowledge required for the above position, please submit a detailed CV and cover letter to recruit@parkwood-holdings.co.uk. Alternatively, you can send your application direct to Helena O’Keeffe, HR Department, Attwood House, John Comyn Drive, Worcester, WR3 7NS.

Closing date: 14th December

 

Horticultural Nursery Grower - Fretherne (with Quality Assurance responsibilities)

Based: Fretherne, Gloucestershire

Salary: Circa £19k dependant on experience

Glendale Horticulture manages eleven nurseries across the UK & is one of the UK’s leading growers. Fretherne site is presently the principal distribution hub for Garden Centre business.

This job role will report to the Nursery Production Manager who has responsibility for all Garden Centre product with core aspects of the role including:

  • Take responsibility for all aspects of on-site plant and product production

  • Working closely with New Product Development (NPD), taking responsibility for maintenance/care of trials

  • Provide crop performance data for management reports

  • Planning, application and monitoring of crop irrigation, fertiliser, and crop health

  • Ownership / further development of quality control procedures, involving close liaison and outbound travel to nurseries

  • Production and maintenance of product specification process and control

  • Monitoring of product despatch from  Fretherne, ensuring quality & quantity  is maintained

This is a development role, likely to suit an accomplished yet more junior grower seeking to expand their responsibilities and influence within a business, with the ability to influence and command respect and be capable of taking initiative and continually improving operational activity.

Applicants should apply with a full CV and covering letter to:

Jo Banks - Office Manager, Glendale Horticulture, Fretherne Nursery, Fretherne, Saul, Glos, GL2 7JF.

Email:  jo.banks@glendale-horticulture.co.uk.

 

Amenity Sales Executive

Based: Glendale Horticulture, Tonbridge, Kent

Salary: Dependent on skills and competencies

Glendale’s activities include grounds management, countryside management, landscaping, horticulture and golf course management.

Glendale Horticulture manages eleven nurseries across the UK, with seven nurseries spread throughout the Vale of Evesham, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire, two further sites in Kent and two in Lancashire. The company is one of the UK’s leading growers.

Reporting to the Sales and Marketing Director, and working out of our Tonbridge office in Kent, we are looking for an Amenity Sales Executive, to sell our Trees, Shrubs, Herbaceous and Bedding Plants into the Landscape Contractors, Architects and Local Authority marketplace.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to advance their career within the horticultural sector.  The ideal candidate will possess good IT skills, plant knowledge and preferably have demonstrable relevant experience of horticulture sales. You will have an open and friendly personality with the ability to establish and develop relationships with customers and clearly identify their requirements.

For a copy of the full job description, please email recruit@glendale-services.co.uk

To apply, please send a letter of application and CV to recruit@glendale-services.co.uk.

Closing Date: 11 December 2017

 

Recruitment Agencies: Thank you for your interest, but we are not seeking assistance from agencies at this time.

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