• Retail
  • Retail Full Time
  • West Bloomfield
  • This position has been filled

Full Time

Do you enjoy working with People AND Plants? Do you consider yourself creative in design, with a natural knack for floral creations?

English Gardens is a great place to work! Come join a Fun retail team atmosphere, that allows your creativity to flow in a energetic work environment.

Summary:

The primary responsibility of this position is to create floral designs in a timely, profitable, professional and creative fashion to meet the needs of the customers while utilizing the OMNI system for Production.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Complete daily orders for delivery and will calls.
  • Produce fresh and permanent arrangements for retail sales.
  • Take and create special orders (i.e. parties, weddings, and funerals).
  • Cost out properly, material usage and proper retail assignment utilizing the Production Module in OMNI.
  • Know flower names, color, varieties and availability.
  • Know and understand proper care and handling of product.
  • Maintain a safe and orderly individual desk site and surrounding areas.
  • Recommend and inform management of repairs, improvements and maintenance of floral area.
  • Inform management of out of stock items.
  • Answer phones, takes orders and answer questions from customers and other staff in the store.
  • Completion of daily paperwork.
  • Proper uniform at all times unless otherwise informed.
  • Maintenance of stock items.
  • Maintain order and cleanliness of cooler.
  • Attend periodic trade shows, seminars, design contests, decorating jobs, etc. as asked by manager.
  • Maintain waste sheets.
  • Proper usage of all equipment.
  • Assist in creating and developing arrangements for holiday and monthly specials.
  • Participate in all staff meetings.
  • Use proper procedures to reduce waste and shrink.
  • Proper packaging of all outgoing orders.
  • Ensure proper supply on hand of boxes and shipping materials.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge necessary to perform the job:

Must have floral design experience, education, and/or certification.

Education:

Required: High School Diploma or GED and Floral Design education and/or certification
Desirable: College degree and Floral Design education and/or certification.

Experience:

Required: A minimum of two years of floral sales design experience in related position.
Desirable:  5 + years of floral sales design experience in a retail environment.

Work Environment

Must be able to work flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays, if necessary. This position is located in one of the retail stores.

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to stand and walk up to 8 hours per day. Must be able to lift 30 to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to use the necessary tools to effectively perform this job such as a floral knife.
  • Must be able to see small print. Must be able to hear voices in interpersonal conversation and telephone conversation.

Location:

6370 Orchard Lake Rd., West Bloomfield, MI