Find your next florist job

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, Fineblooms

Posted on:
2019-10-22
Location:
Dubai, UAE
Description:

Fineblooms, Dubai is recruiting a senior florist. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to take on the business and pour their creativity into it and build it from the ground up. The role would be based in Dubai full time.

Tasks:
  • Identifying the right suppliers and establishing relationships with them
  • Helping in costing and pricing products alongside the operations manager
  • Design direction of existing products and creating new products including flower bouquets, arrangements, and floral displays for events
  • Sourcing complimentary retail products such as vases, pots and planters
  • Leading and directing a team of florists
  • Being involved in the creation of proposals to potential clients alongside the help of other florists and an administrative assistant
  • Examining what other players in the market are doing and being quick to find inspirations and develop new designs and twists on trends that exist in Dubai and abroad
  • Liasing with the creative director; sending regular updates and images of bouquets and receiving and implementing their feedback
  • Being the contact person for our branding agency who will work on social media and provide remote art direction to photographers
  • Being involved in photoshoots with our Dubai based photographers for content to be displayed on e-commerce, social media and print
  • Create the copy for products to be sold on the e-commerce store

Beneficial but not essential

  • Highly creative, able to show outside the box creativity and its application whether from a portfolio or some reference pictures
  • Ability to deliver floral concept briefs (to be presented in proposals)
  • Have a good amount of experience in floristry, impeccable taste and understand luxury aesthetic
  • Work well within a multicultural team from diverse backgrounds
  • Competent using the Microsoft office suite
Website:
www.fineblooms.ae
Experience:

Minimum of 3 years experience in the flower industry.

How to apply:

Salary starting from GBP £45,000 pa, AUD $80,000 pa. Living contributions will also be received in addition to the salary package. Start date is as soon as possible. Relocation costs can be discussed. Please only apply if you are serious about dedicating yourself to this job role and company as well as relocating to Dubai.

Please email your CV and covering letter to hattie@fineblooms.ae and ensure in cc you include jobs@fineblooms.ae.

Sustainable Florist shop Assistant Manager, Electric Daisy Flower Farm

Posted on:
2019-10-18
Location:
Hampstead, North London
Description:

Do you want to play a supporting role in creating something exciting, new and different in the world of floral design?

Are you passionate about beautiful, ethical, sustainable and organic produce?

Are you a creative talented florist with experience?

If you can answer “yes” to the above, you could be the assistant manager of our new Hampstead “Flower Farm Shop” – a brand new concept for London selling stunning floral designs using only what we grow ourselves on our organic flower farm in rural Somerset.

During your training, you will spend time at our flower farm near Bath to understand our “seed to bouquet” concept and our unique approach to floral design. You will learn from our founder and director, Fiona Haser Bizony (recently featured in a new Phaidon book, Blooms: Contemporary Floral Design). Alongside your manager you will also be involved in the final stages of getting the new shop ready for launch, from setting up procedures to choosing giftware ranges to complement the floristry products.

Your previous retail experience will be essential when it comes to supporting the manager, Consideration around minimising our environmental impact will be integral to all stages of planning how we work. You will need to be super flexible, willing to learn, and support the manager at all times. Communication and attention to detail is key to making this position flourish, including duty manager responsibilities and supporting the team as a senior florist. You will also work closely with the Farm making sure all aspects run smoothly and ensure communication is used at a high level at all times.

In addition to your floristry experience, you will also have strong customer service and relationship building skills to put the “Flower Farm Shop” at the heart of its community. We envisage this being much more than a retail outlet. It will also be a venue where local residents can share our passion for beautiful, organic produce, learn new skills and connect with people, for example by taking part in creative floristry-related workshops.

This is an exciting time to join Electric Daisy Flower Farm. We are well respected in our field, a small team with big ambitions and a huge amount of passion and creativity. We are equally passionate about growing our team members and seeing them flourish. We provide our staff with regular development opportunities and relevant training, including horticultural qualifications.

Salary: £23,000 to £25,000
Location: Swains Lane, Hampstead, London
Working hours: Full time over 6 days

Job Description

Florist Shop Assistant Manager

Purpose:

To support the Shop Manager in managing and developing the Flower Farm Shop, including duty manager responsibilities and supporting the team as a senior florist to create ethical, beautiful, organic floral designs.

Key Duties:

  • Ensuring operating procedures are followed to ensure the smooth day to day running of the flower shop including overseeing shop opening and closing procedures depending on your shifts
  • Acting as first point of contact for queries from customers and team members in the absence of the Shop Manager
  • Providing excellent service to customers ordering by telephone, online and in person and ensuring that orders are delivered in a timely manner and to EDFF’s standards, including liaising with external delivery companies
  • Receiving and sorting deliveries from the Flower Farm
  • Taking part in bi-annual meetings to coordinate the flower growing to ensure that it fits the floristry team’s need, taking into account trends and customer demands
  • Presenting the shop to maximise impact on potential customers, including supporting the Shop Manager and Director to create eye-catching window displays, displaying a beautiful selection of flowers and bouquets, linking with seasonal themes, pricing and labelling clearly and ensuring that the shop environment is welcoming, clean and tidy.
  • Regular meetings with Shop Manager to work on ideas for developing the shop, including sources for new product ranges and collaborations.
  • Building positive relationships within the local community to increase opportunities for cross-working, brand awareness and generally being a good neighbour
  • Coaching junior team members in floristry skills and our in-house style
  • Taking responsibility for your own health and safety, including appropriate use of tools and materials
  • Attending industry networking events, research visits and training events to build your skills, learn about new developments, share best practice and transfer learning back to your work at Electric Daisy Flower Farm
  • Any other duties commensurate with the level of this post as reasonably requested by your line manager.

Key Success Factors:

The shop runs smoothly in the Shop Manager’s absence; Environmental impact is minimised through use of eco-friendly techniques and products. Creation of outstanding floral designs which are valued by customers, ensure repeat business and help to establish the Flower Farm Shop’s reputation in the local community.

Person Specification

Florist Shop Assistant Manager

  • KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS ESSENTIAL: Solid floristry training, whether gained on the job or a combination of work and college-based learning Knowledge of retail operating procedures
  • DESIRABLE: Relevant qualifications, such as an award, certificate or diploma in Floristry
  • SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE ESSENTIAL: Significant practical experience in and creative flair for floral design Retail experience, ideally in the floristry sector Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Budget management experience
  • DESIRABLE: Team leader experience
  • MOTIVATION, BEHAVIOUR AND ATTITUDE ESSENTIAL: Hardworking and focused, setting an example to others Self-motivated, flexible including being able to work independently, on own initiative Passion for sustainable practices and organic growing Able to work to deadlines Open to learning new skills and ways of working
  • CIRCUMSTANCES ESSENTIAL: Willingness and ability to travel, including spending time at the flower farm near Bath during your training period Physical fitness and dexterity to be able to undertake practical tasks Flexibility to cover shifts on a rota covering Tuesday to Sunday, Willing to put in extra hours where necessary (with overtime pay / time off in lieu by arrangement with your manager)
Website:
www.electricdaisyflowerfarm.co.uk
How to apply:

Please email laura@electricdaisyflowerfarm.co.uk with the following if you would like to help us put our new shop on the map:

1. Covering letter including; expressing your motivation for the position, your short and long term aspirations as well as why you would like to join our team and what you can offer us
2. CV including 2 referees
3. Three photographs of your floral designs/ arrangements/ displays/ideas

Event set up and delivery person, Mary Jane Vaughan

Posted on:
2019-10-08
Location:
Battersea, London
Description:

We are looking for a friendly and proactive person to join our fantastic team in Battersea as a permanent member of staff. The main duties will be event support and driving to larger set-ups as well as completing smaller deliveries along with ad-hoc support in our busy warehouse & studio. A creative approach is essential.

Tasks:
  • Working with a team or individually setting up events of all sizes, from large scale premieres, weddings and events to vases in a client’s home. Problem solving ability and ingenuity are a must, as no two situations are the same and the role regularly requires quick thinking to find a solution on the job.
  • Packing vans with flowers and props and unloading tidily into the warehouse. Experience packing vans with flowers or other fragile items would be beneficial.
  • Being the face of Mary Jane Vaughan Designs on the road in in venues. Polite and confident client communications are an everyday, important part of the role.
  • Working well within a team at all times.
Website:
www.maryjanevaughan.co.uk
Experience:

It is essential to have experience in a similar type of position.

How to apply:

Please send CV and covering letter to Mary Jane or Kath on maryjane@maryjanevaughan.co.uk or else telephone for a chat and speak to Mary Jane or Kath on 020 73858400.

Sales Assistant, Lavenders of Covent Garden

Posted on:
2019-09-30
Location:
New Covent Garden Market, London
Description:

Lavenders is a wholesale cash and carry chain with stores nationwide. We are a family run business specialising in floristry products, artificial flowers, event décor, hotel décor, seasonal décor and much more.

Many of our customers are regular trade customers such as florists and events companies.

We are now looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person to join our brand new store located in the Covent Garden Flower Market in Battersea.

We are ideally looking for someone with retail experience and a passion for floristry or crafting.

We are looking for someone with a positive attitude who takes pride in their work, and is enthusiastic about our product offering. You will need to be reliable and able to work under your own initiative.

You will need to be able to communicate with customers, many of whom visit on a regular basis and offer excellent customer service.

Typically, day to day duties will include serving customers, accepting deliveries and putting out stock for sale, and general housekeeping including ensuring that the store is tidy at all times, and ensuring that products are on display. There will also be the opportunity to create displays with our products in store.

Hours of work are to be agreed and could include full time and part time hours during the usual store opening times below.

The store opening hours are Monday to Friday, 4am - 12pm and Saturday 4.30am - 9.30am.

Website:
www.lavendersoflondon.com
How to apply:

Send your CV to recruitment@apacgroup.com.

Contract florist, Paul Thomas Flowers

Posted on:
2019-09-27
Location:
Battersea, London
Description:

Founded in 1989, Paul Thomas Flowers has established itself as one of the foremost floral designers. At the very core of our business is the weekly provision of contract flowers to leading London hotels, businesses and private homes. Current contracts include The Ritz, The Lanesborough, Sotheby's and Fortnum and Mason.

We are looking for a contract florist to join our busy team that operates from our Battersea studio throughout the City and West End.

Tasks:

Duties will include assisting the team in designing and making weekly contract flowers, delivering, installing and maintaining flowers/vases throughout the week. Early starts are part and parcel of this role, as is assisting in other areas of the business as necessary.

Skills required:

  • Strong team player with a "can-do" attitude
  • Great communication skills
  • Impeccable spoken and written English
  • Good floristry skills/knowledge
  • Good computer skills
  • Well presented and personable, able to work with energy and passion
  • Calm under pressure
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Able to work flexible hours
  • Clean driving licence
Website:
www.paulthomasflowers.co.uk
Experience:

Previous contracts experience preferable; floristry qualification and/or experience essential. This is a full-time role, Monday to Friday, with some weekend work. There is career progression for the right candidate. Salary dependent upon experience.

How to apply:

Please send your application, together with a copy of your CV to office@paulthomasflowers.co.uk.

Floral Designer, Frog Prince

Posted on:
2019-09-25
Location:
Howth Junction Business Park, Dublin 5
Description:

Are you flexible, kind, helpful and full of great ideas?. Can you work under pressure, creating your own workflow and timelines? Do you take your own initiative and are capable of managing your own design time?

Do you have an enthusiasm to learn new styles of floristry? Can you demonstrate your super creative ability to blend colour palettes and textures easily? Are you fun loving and tend not to take life downs too seriously?

If you have answered YES to all the above then this is the role for you!!!

Our Client is looking for a creative, experienced floral designer to join our fast paced design team.

Tasks:

In this role, you will be responsible for creating floral recipes within season, budget & in keeping with the style of the companies work.

Being part of a small team means you will have to have the willingness to get involved in all aspects of the business.

On a day to day basis you will be conditioning flowers, making designs, creating floral recipes and orders, to delivering bridal bouquets, setting up ceremonies and installing for larger events, helping with breakdown, washing buckets and meeting with clients. The role is varied and the right person will be excited by the variety and new challenges daily.

Website:
www.frogprince.ie
Experience:

A minimum of 5 years full time, relevant event and wedding & event design experience.

How to apply:

Please send your CV to yvonne@frogprince.ie.

Part-time senior contracts and events florist, Chantal Flores Design

Posted on:
2019-09-24
Location:
Hanwell, London
Description:

Specialising in styling flowers for luxury events, weddings, home interiors and restaurants, Chantal Flores and her team of highly skilled florists have been designing and delivering creative and contemporary floral concepts for the past fourteen years.

With a reputation built on developing great partnerships with our clients we like to push the boundaries to realize unique visions and objectives whilst creating exceptional designs. Chantal is passionate about providing the very best solution with the highest quality of flowers and materials – ensuring that sought after luxury finish.

We are looking for a highly motivated, confident and friendly part time contract and events florist to join our growing studio. You will be happy to work with faux and natural products and be confident to buy materials and flowers both at market and using our online systems when needed.

This is currently a part time role of 2 days per week and may involve some UK and International travel on occasion.

We are a happy, creative small band of merry men and women and as such we are looking for someone who is a highly motivated, confident and friendly team player, This role is based in W7, London with an early start.

We offer good rates of pay (dependent upon experience) and positive working conditions.

Tasks:

Your responsibilities will include the make-up and delivery of contract, event and wedding flowers for our high-end clientele working both studio based and onsite. On occasion you will be required to be the lead of a small team of florists and crew to ensure the successful installation of décor to brief whilst developing relationships with clients and maintaining floral installations and planting schemes.

Website:
www.chantalflores.co.uk
Experience:

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a similar role, hold a full and clean UK drivers licence, have experience of working both in a team and autonomously and have an in depth knowledge of flowers, plants, and floristry techniques to include techniques for the conditioning of flowers, hand tied and wired bouquet work, and mechanics for large scale installations. Driving a van when needed is essential for this role.

How to apply:

If you think that the role matches your experience, please email your CV, portfolio and covering letter to vanya@chantalflores.co.uk.

Retail Florist, WildAbout

Posted on:
2019-09-23
Location:
Clerkenwell, London
Description:

The successful candidate will lead a vibrant team with a passion for great customer service and a commitment to high retail standards, leading by example to ensure high levels of customer service at all times, proactively engaging customers. This is a varied and exciting role in which you will work in our busy Clerkenwell store within a motivated and lovely team. As ambassadors for the WildAbout, all of our employees are focused on delivering a consistently exemplary customer experience. Our Florists are offered a competitive salary so if you are looking for a fantastic opportunity within a unique and prestigious organisation, we would love to hear from you.

Tasks:

To include but not limited to the following:

  • Creating floral arrangements and bouquets
  • Flower care, customer care and keeping our shop looking great
  • Taking telephone orders and enquiries
  • Helping with events
Website:
www.wildabout.co.uk
Experience:
  • Strong team player with a “can do” attitude
  • Creative with excellent floristry skills and an eye for detail
  • Great communication skills.
  • Enthusiasm for providing the very best customer service.
  • Work with energy, pace and passion.
How to apply:

Please email your CV and covering letter to info@wildabout.co.uk.

Testimonials

"Thanks to your amazing advert, we have found a fantastic florist. I will recommend you to anyone any day!"

Mary Jane Vaughan Designs

"Great customer service and an extremely high quality of applicants. I would highly recommend New Covent Garden jobs board and wouldn't hesitate to use again in the future." 

Borgo Santo Pietro

"Through the jobs board we quickly found a fabulous new manager for our shop so we couldn’t be happier!"

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