Plant/Flower Shop Associate

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​An ideal candidate: comfortable up-selling accessories to clients, offering and execution of additional services eg: in-store repotting. Works well on their own or in assisting other team members. A customer Service professional with a work history including Hospitality, Luxury Retail. Flexible, willing to lend a hand on projects as needed.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Explain care and planting instructions to customers thoroughly.
  • Communicate needs to Store Manager involving store restocks, needs, and deficiencies.
  • Engage customers and be an authority on plants in the retail store environment. Understand and be able to educate customers on a range of plant and flower varieties.
  • Assist customers in choosing plants based on customer preference and household conditions. Be comfortable creating custom floral arrangements based on the needs and input from our clientele.
  • Maintain plants in storefront; including watering schedules, sun rotations, and pruning. Facilitate transactions on our Point-of-Sale system in a friendly and timely manner.
  • Ensuring product is fresh while out on the floor, cycling out imperfect and ill plants to be disposed of or returned to greenhouse.
  • Responsible for store upkeep; sweeping floors and cleaning as needed.
  • Available to assist during out in-house seminars and workshops. Maintaining store appearance set by our Creative Director.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Horticulture knowledge is highly preferred
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders.
  • Experience with computer systems.
  • Ability to lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Customer service skills for face-to-face customer interaction.
  • Problem-solving skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to read and write in English.
  • Capable of passing a background check.
  • Ability to work at multiple locations as needed.
  • Candidate must be available to work weekends.
  • Job Types: Full-time/ Part-time

Additional Information

Contact Information

Plantshed New York Flowers
Email: psprince@plantshed.com