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Sales & Marketing Director

Location: Fretherne, Gloucestershire

With its Head Office in Gloucestershire the company serves garden centres, the DIY and retail markets as well as the amenity sectors and garden designers.  We are looking to recruit a Sales & Marketing Director to lead the sales teams and contribute to the strategic leadership of the company.

The Role:

  • Reporting to the Managing Director, you will develop and lead the sales & marketing function

  • You will be responsible for overseeing the management of key accounts, develop new relationships and maximize sales

  • Focus on new business development  to increase the profitability of the existing business

The successful Candidate will:

  • Possess a minimum of five years experience of selling at a senior level to national accounts

  • Be a degree educated horticulturalist

  • Have the ability to lead a sales team

  • Be financially astute with proven negotiation skills and commercial abilities.  

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career with Glendale, a leading employer in the Horticultural and green services sector.

To apply for the role please send a detailed CV and covering letter to recruit@parkwood-holdings.co.uk.

Previous applicants need not re-apply.

Closing Date: 27 October 2017

 

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

 

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

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