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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.

Permanent jobs

These are the current roles being advertised. Simply scroll down or click on the links for further details. 

Full time florist in Gibraltar, Gibral Flora

Posted on:
2021-05-27
Location:
Gibraltar (Europe)
Description:
  • Full time florist.
  • Working Monday to Saturday, with one afternoon off a week.
  • Dealing with all aspects of floristry.
  • Must be strong in Handtieds and wedding work.
  • Must be creative and able to turn orders around in a short period of time. for our last minute urgent orders.
  • Florist has the option of living locally in Gibraltar or in Spain (La Linea).
Tasks:
  • Work along with other two florist.
  • Producing of orders.
  • Helping out with cutting and conditioning of all flowers orders from our suppliers.
  • Helping out on shop flower when busy.
  • Designing new products for webpage updating.

Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years experience
  • Speak English, Spanish an advantage.
  • Good telephone skills.
  • Knowledge of plants an advantage as the florist department is located inside the Garden Centre.
Website:
www.gibral-flora.gi
How to apply:

Please send CV to gibralflora@gibral-flora.gi. Reference letters and latest images of work. Salary according to experience. Starting date as soon as possible.

Contracts Manager, Paul Thomas Flowers

Posted on:
2021-05-24
Location:
London
Description:

Founded in 1989, Paul Thomas has decorated some of the most glittering parties and weddings of the last three decades as well as supplying leading London hotels, businesses and private homes with exquisite weekly flowers.

Our signature bold and beautiful creations, inspired by the quintessential English garden have earned us a loyal client list including the Royal Family and some of London’s most eminent businesses such as The Ritz, Sotheby’s, Fortnum & Mason, The Lanesborough and Derwent London.

What began life as a small Mayfair shop serving local residents and businesses 30 years ago, has grown into a well-known name in the floral industry, delivering bouquets nationwide and creating spectacular events across the world.

Today, an inventory-free, waste-free business model and a passion for using seasonal and locally-grown flowers wherever possible makes Paul Thomas a more sustainable choice. Whether facilitating weekly deliveries, one-off event installations or bouquet deliveries, Paul Thomas remains true to its original vision of supplying the highest quality flowers and dedicated service.

Tasks:
  • Designing and overseeing a team creating the floral installations for weekly contracts, working to client briefs and budgets.
  • Calculating the volumes of flowers and foliage required on a weekly basis, ordering and buying them from wholesalers and adhering to target profit margins.
  • Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with all weekly contract clients, keeping in touch on a regular basis and conducting quarterly business reviews.
  • Identifying new business opportunities securing new clients – organising and attending site visits, producing visual proposals and quotes, whilst maintaining profit margins and providing a competitive service. Following up with potential clients and securing weekly contracts.
  • Scheduling all relevant staffing and logistics for weekly delivery and maintenance rounds.
  • Managing P&L for the Weekly Flowers department ensuring margins remain in line with company targets.
  • Bringing in new contracts business on a regular basis is a key aspect of this role. As a part of this, you will be expected to work on business development strategy, contribute to the production of marketing collateral and work on new business tenders.
  • The overseeing of the team organising the production of Christmas contract installations as well as managing the staffing and logistics for these installations (and subsequent clears).
  • Organising regular photo shoots of contract work to produce collateral that can be used for the website, in proposals and tenders, on social media and for general marketing purposes.

Experience:

  • Be an experienced florist and manager with a background in providing corporate and high-end floristry, possessing a strong grasp of commercial floristry
  • Have a proactive and enthusiastic approach to relationship management, including an ability to manage key accounts and have a thorough understanding and capability to drive revenue growth in contracts and manage clients.
  • Possess exceptional communication skills and be highly confident in client-facing situations, excellent at people management, multitasking and prioritising.
  • Be ambitious with strong direction and determination, with an eye for detail and consistency.
  • Have a good head for logistics.
  • Ideally have a full clean driver’s licence and be happy to drive vans in Central London.
Website:
www.paulthomasflowers.co.uk
How to apply:

The role is a standard 42.5 hour working week, with additional week and weekend hours when required (paid overtime). Highly competitive salary.

Please send your CV to ahmed@paulthomasflowers.co.uk along with a covering letter and portfolio when applying for the role

Events and Weddings Manager FTC - 8 Months, Paul Thomas Flowers

Posted on:
2021-05-24
Location:
Battersea, London
Description:

Founded in 1989, Paul Thomas has decorated some of the most glittering parties and weddings of the last three decades as well as supplying leading London hotels, businesses and private homes with exquisite weekly flowers.

Our signature bold and beautiful creations, inspired by the quintessential English garden have earned us a loyal client list including the Royal Family and some of London’s most eminent businesses such as The Ritz, Sotheby’s, Fortnum & Mason, The Lanesborough and Derwent London.

What began life as a small Mayfair shop serving local residents and businesses 30 years ago, has grown into a well-known name in the floral industry delivering bouquets nationwide and creating spectacular events across the world.

Today, an inventory-free, waste-free business model and a passion for using seasonal and locally-grown flowers wherever possible makes Paul Thomas a more sustainable choice. Whether facilitating weekly deliveries, one-off event installations or bouquet deliveries, Paul Thomas remains true to its original vision of supplying the highest quality flowers and dedicated service.

Paul Thomas Flowers is looking to appoint a highly experienced Events and Weddings Manager to join our friendly team on a full time, fixed term contract for 8 months starting from 1st June 2021.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of London’s leading florists, managing events within the UK and internationally. As part of the management team, the successful candidate will work closely alongside Founder & Creative Director Paul Thomas-Jeffreys in creating and delivering exceptional floral designs for a multitude of HNW clients, top venues and leading events companies

Tasks:

The Events and Weddings Manager at Paul Thomas Flowers will be the first point of contact for all clients looking to hold an event. They will be responsible for the planning and logistics of bringing each event together, from initial meeting through to event completion. Responsibilities will include:

  • Dealing with all enquiries from telephone and email to client meetings and site visits
  • End-to-end client liaison from start through to project completion
  • Identifying new business opportunities and targeting potential clients including event and wedding planners, caterers, venues, hotels and corporates. Prior experience of this and having existing relationships with notable clients within the event industry is key.
  • Project managing tenders for the supply of flowers to top London venues
  • Designing concepts for each wedding or event according to the brief, and creating detailed and inspirational proposals to a high standard
  • Managing P&L for the Events department and working to client budgets whilst meeting the business’s target profit margins
  • Calculating the volumes of flowers and foliage required, ordering and buying from the flower market and from Dutch suppliers
  • Complete event organisation and administration, from creating schedules and job sheets through to managing events onsite and ensuring they run smoothly and to schedule
  • Coordinating staffing and logistics for all events, including booking freelance florists and logistical support, additional vehicles, and submitting security details when required
  • Liaising with venues and event companies to ensure the team has all necessary information including PLI certification, risk assessments and method statements.
  • Creating the floral designs, which will range from simple bud vases and buttonholes through to dramatic urns and centrepieces
  • Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with all clients, keeping in touch on a regular basis
  • Ensuring the impeccable standards and iconic Paul Thomas style are reflected in every event

Experience:

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have at least 3 years’ experience within the floral and events industry
  • Must possess an excellent command of the English language, both written and verbal
  • Will be comfortable with taking responsibility for managing teams and projects
  • Will need to possess first class IT skills and understanding of Microsoft Office programmes, as a large part of this role will be creating proposals and visuals for our clients
  • Will possess a genuine passion for floristry and the energy to tackle every event, large or small, with enthusiasm
  • Will have a strong grasp of the commercial side of the floristry industry
  • Ideally, the candidate will hold a full UK driving licence and be happy to drive vans on occasion
  • The successful candidate should be happy with early starts and willing to work at the weekend and on projects abroad
Website:
www.paulthomasflowers.co.uk
How to apply:

The role is a standard 42.5 hour working week, with additional week and weekend hours when required (paid overtime). Highly competitive salary.

Please send your CV to ahmed@paulthomasflowers.co.uk along with a covering letter and portfolio when applying for the role.

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