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Advertise vacancies or find the perfect role for you with our listing of permanent and flexible floristry roles.

Welcome to our florist jobs board for finding and advertising vacancies with florists in the UK. This board was previously hosted on Flowerona.com and moved over to this site on 3 August 2017.

If you would like to advertise a job, whether permanent, work experience or internships, the rate is £50 a month, or £25 to advertise as a freelance florist.

Senior Florist - Part time TBC / 3 days per week

Posted on:
2018-12-04
Location:
South Kensington, London
Description:

Overview – Lavender Green Flowers are looking for an experienced florist with strong retail experience who can support in driving the high street business forward. Focusing on developing our key areas:

Walk in trade – Developing our offer of flowers, plants and homewares
Local community - Residential and business engagement
Educate the customer – Create a point difference by profiling seasonality and unique varieties
Workshops and experiential – Series of classes that cover everyday skills through to seasonal masterclasses

o Support the store manager to deliver the retail strategy for 2019
o Work on projects with the senior team to develop the key areas (as above)
o Curate the look and feel of the store to ensure we always have eye catching installations whilst profiling seasonal campaigns to drive sales
o Ensure point of difference within the upper market sector

Tasks:

Daily Duties:
o Support in the development of new contracts, events at London hotels and weddings. Sales leads can also be passed through to our Event Sales, Contract Sales, and Wedding Sales team to process when appropriate
o Follow budget to control costs and push sales to achieve and surpass targets
o Maximize potential of walk in trade
o Market products targeting the local residents
o Up hold Store Look and visual merchandising
o Diarise and manage store calendar to ensure we push key dates and maximize potential of occasions such as Valentines
o Train and develop store team on customer service, floral ability, product knowledge, trends, price points and store housekeeping
o Keep up to date with competitors’ Installations
o Liaise with Windsor team to manage production and delivery from Windsor for store sold contracts, weddings and events
o Support in updating the web shop to ensure its current and fresh
o You will need an extensive understanding of all flowers and plants that are regularly used throughout the seasons and keep up to date with trends and new product varieties
o Using knowledge gained within the industry you should inspire, motivate and develop the team to create designs which follow the clients brief, are well made and on budget
o Be computer literate with a basic knowledge of all Microsoft office programs
o Good communication skills with good written and verbal English
o Coordinate and order flower and plant as required and within the agreed budget
o Work alongside the team in an active floristry role
o Provide excellent Customer Service

Website:
www.lavendergreen.co.uk
Experience:

Minimum of 5 years in a senior role for a premium florist based in London. Sales experience in generating new leads and dealing with local businesses. Proactive in new initiatives to drive sales and seasonal campaigns.

How to apply:

Please email your CV to India@lavendergreen.co.uk

Events & Weddings Manager, Hayford & Rhodes

Posted on:
2018-11-26
Location:
Bermondsey, London
Description:

Hayford & Rhodes are the hallmark of quality, luxurious flowers. Our style is unique, bespoke and focuses on timeless design united with a progressive approach to designing modern classics. The Hayford & Rhodes team thrives around teamwork, creativity and talent. This is a fast-moving and exciting role and we are looking for someone fun, creative and who works well within a team to join our ever-growing and exciting company.

As Event Manager, you are responsible for managing all event floristry proposals, line managing two Event Planners and securing events revenue for Hayford & Rhodes, working within a fast-paced environment, flexible and agile environment.

Reporting to the Directors, your key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing and developing a diverse portfolio of clients, with end-to-end sales, project management and customer care.
  • Meeting – and where possible, exceeding! – yearly sales targets for the Events department.
  • Keeping up-to-date with sales, communication and project management processes using our CRM system.
  • Creating unique, design-led bespoke quotes for a variety of clients and events.
  • Planning logistics including (but not limited to): Flower ordering, buying and hiring props.
  • Leading a team of Event Planners and Events Florists to create and sell high-level floral designs.
  • Working under pressure at times, including some early morning, evening and weekend work.

About You

  • Highly experienced Event Manager, with line management experience and a history of designing high-quality successful proposals.
  • A detailed approach to project management, with the ability to work efficiently and maintain high standards in occasional high-pressured conditions.
  • Well-organised with at least five years’ experience in the London events industry, preferably in the high-end luxury sector.
  • Extensive experience working with a variety of clients and types of events, including large installations, corporate events and weddings.
  • Strong sales skills, hitting monthly and annual targets and reporting directors on a weekly basis as to financial performance. 
  • Extensive networks, with proactive client management/ retention skills.
  • Ability to manage complex budgets, with experience in Director-level reporting. 
  • Able to demonstrate personal creative flair, with excellent knowledge of/ or interest in flowers and floristry trends.
  • Excellent IT skills: MS Office is essential, and experience in CRM systems, SketchUp, Photoshop and CAD would be an advantage.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English.
  • A careful and detail-orientated approach to work.
  • A friendly, warm and welcoming communication style: As a brand ambassador for Hayford & Rhodes, networking within the event and wedding industry will be an integral part of your role.  
Website:
www.hayfordandrhodes.co.uk
How to apply:

Email joanna@hayfordandrhodes.co.uk for more information or to apply (with your CV and your portfolio).   

2 Seasonal Florists, Italy

Posted on:
2018-11-23
Location:
Tuscany, Italy
Description:

Us

Situated in the heart of Tuscany, Relais Borgo Santo Pietro is a luxury 5* boutique hotel and spa, featuring 20 individually styled rooms and suites. 

Our facilities include Michelin starred ‘Meo Modo’ restaurant and elegant ‘Trattoria sul Albero’ restaurant, a holistic spa, onsite cooking school and natural ‘Seed to Skin’ skincare laboratory, all set in 13 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens.
In addition to this we have a sister restaurant, Michelin starred ‘La Bottega del Buon Caffe’ in Florence and luxury charter yacht ‘Satori’.

Tasks:

The Role

Duties will include-

• Maintaining all the arrangements in the common areas, bedrooms, spa and restaurants.
• Providing flowers for special events, dinners and client requests.
• Providing flowers for our sister restaurant and yacht.
• Providing bespoke flowers for weddings of all sizes, from intimate elopements to full villa
rentals.
• Leading flower lessons for guests, one on one or in a small group.

Website:
www.borgosantopietro.com
Experience:

You

We are looking for a two passionate individuals to join our team, creating fabulous flowers under the Tuscan sun.

The ideal candidates will have:

• A minimum of 4 years hands-on practical floristry experience.
• NVQ/C&G qualification or similar
• An adaptable, hard-working attitude and the ability to remain calm under pressure.
• Creative flair, a passion for flowers and a genuine desire to learn, improve and flourish within the industry
• An interest and applicable knowledge in house and flowering plants
• Excellent communication skills
• A good level of spoken and written English.
• Be organised, presentable and happy to work as part of a team.
• The right to live and work in the EU.

A valid drivers license and confidence to drive in Italy would be a plus but not essential.

How to apply:

Due to expansion within the floristry department we are looking to fill two seasonal positions. The first from March-October 2019 and the second to cover June-Aug 2019.

If you’re mad about flowers, looking for a new challenge in a beautiful setting and would like to join our team, please forward your C.V, portfolio and a short covering letter to our Head Florist Laura Hewitt at - florist@borgosantopietro.com

Applications will close Dec 31s 2018 and interviews held January 2019

Senior Florist, Soho Farmhouse

Posted on:
2018-11-15
Location:
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Description:

The Role…

We are looking for a passionate, creative and experienced florist to lead our fantastic on site Florist - Farm Flowers.

The role will be based in our Florist Studio along with the team of florists and administrator and so you must have experience in retail as well as people management

If you think this is you then we would love to hear from you!

We offer:

One of the most competitive salaries in the industry.
Shift guidelines in place to actively encourage a work-life balance.
Fantastic career growth opportunities.
Our food network, Cookhouse; which offers a monthly calendar of interactive trainings, guest chef demos, sourcing and tasting trips and the Cookhouse magazine.
Family meal, pension and other great benefits.

The Venue…

Soho Farmhouse is a 100-acre estate and members’ club, set in the Oxfordshire countryside, located just outside of Chipping Norton. The site comprises of 40 log cabins spread around lakes, as well as the main Farmhouse and cottage, pools, a gym, Cowshed spa, tennis courts, cinema and paddock.

We’re committed to producing delicious home-from-home cooking, using the best seasonal ingredients available. Our chefs pick their fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs from our on-site orchard and walled garden and we work closely with local farms to source the best meat and dairy products in the area.

Our drinks philosophy is based around consistency and quality, enabling us to deliver good, honest drinks, using the best ingredients.

Who We Are…

Soho House & Co is a collection of private members' clubs, restaurants and hotels, spread across Europe, the UK and America. With lots of exciting expansion plans to open new houses and restaurants, it’s an amazing time to be joining us. For those who wish to both further their career and have fun, we offer fantastic, rewarding global prospects.

Only those eligible to work in the UK will be considered for the role of Senior Florist

Tasks:

Site flowers
Guest flowers
Event flowers

Website:
www.sohofarmhouse.com
Experience:

You must have experience in quoting and delivering Event Floristry, heading up floral demonstrations and workshops as well as and business management including budgeting and forecasting

How to apply:

Email a CV to jobs@sohofarmhouse.com

Floral Design & Event Manager, Event Concept

Posted on:
2018-11-12
Location:
South Bermondsey, London
Description:

Our Floral Designer & Event Managers are responsible for the end to end design and production of our creative floral installations. We work with household brands and this position is a pivotal role, fitting into an established team of people who are genuinely passionate about flowers.

Tasks:

• Working with event producers, account managers and end clients to provide design thinking both on site, in our office and warehouse
• Providing detailed and accurate quotations for jobs in a timely manner
• Working with our operations team to ensure detailed requirements are acknowledged well in advance of the event including vases, flowers, props, crew and transport
• Working with producers and account managers to ensure each job is a success from end to end – including conceptual design, quoting, buying, creation and installation
• Closely managing the budgets and ensuring that profitability is at the heart of decision making
• Create a voice in the market about Veevers Carter and proactively seeking out opportunities and developing lasting client relationships
• Collaborating with other internal departments including technical and manufacturing to ensure that each installation runs smoothly, appreciating that a successful event is about all the pieces coming together smoothly
• Effectively managing multiple stakeholders including external clients & freelance florists

Website:
https://eventconcept.co.uk/
Experience:

• Passionate about flowers and plants! You eat, sleep and breathe floral design and creating beautiful things for our clients is your happy place
• You are highly skilled in all areas of floristry
• You follow market and design trends and will come to the table with new and exciting ideas
• Large scale installations do not phase you and smaller bread and butter installations do not bore you
• You are able to remain calm, efficient and productive in what can often be a high pressure and demanding environment
• A persuasive and confident approach to creative projects
• You are an effective team leader and managing people comes naturally to you
• A keen attention to detail and budgetary restraints, you appreciate that a job needs to be commercially viable as well as beautiful

How to apply:

All applications must be made by through the following link: https://bit.ly/2qJilVG

Freelance jobs

There is currently one freelance florist being advertised. Simply scroll down the page for further details. 

If you’re a freelance florist and would like to advertise your availability, the special introductory rate for a limited period is £25 a month.

If you’re a florist requiring freelance florists, the rate is £50 per month.

Simply send an email to hello@cgma.co.uk for further details.

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