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  The Potting Shed Florist

Never Ordinary!

WORKING AT THE POTTING SHED

Currently looking to hire a Delivery Specialist and a Designer/Retail Sales:

CORE SKILLS NECESSARY FOR BOTH ROLES:

Our core mission is to make people happy, and to connect people with flowers.  Your ability to deliver works of art, and creatively problem solve to make people feel good is paramount to your success at TPS.  You will wear many hats, from aforementioned happy-maker, to being able to confidently problem solve and decent computer skills.  As a delivery specialist at Spruce, you will need to bring a core set of skills to succeed.  You’ll be able to stretch and grow your creativity, but also be humbled by taking pride in keeping a neat and tidy store.  (ie:  taking out the trash from time-to-time.)  

DELIVERY SPECIALIST

DAILY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Efficiently plan and route daily deliveries for timely deliveries
  • Execute deliveries in a courteous, safe manner
  • Build relationships with recipients and customers
  • Pro-actively communicate with the store about delivery status
  • Pick-up flowers and supplies from local vendors


FOCUS RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop efficient ways to route and plan deliveries
  • Continually improve packaging and delivery processes
  • Create strategies to pro-actively communicate with senders and recipients

REPORTS TO:

Owner

REQUIREMENTS:

As a DELIVERY SPECIALIST, you must:

  • Be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Have a clean driving record, and a desire to keep it that way
  • Have working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word) and iPhone experience.
  • Be able to problem solve
  • Have a good sense of direction and the general ST. CHARLES PARISH streets, avenues, and highways
  • Be courteous and friendly
  • Present yourself in a professional manner to customers, vendors, co-workers
  • Be proficient in using technology (iPhone Maps, texting, photography, etc)

HOURS:

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays 9:30am - 2pm. (possibly more during wedding season and peak Holidays)  Maintaining a consistent Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday schedule is required.  


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RETAIL DESIGN/SALES

DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build relationships with customers in the store, on the phone, or online, upholding an exceptional customer experience
  • Create flower arrangements for customers in-store
  • Ensure merchandising standards are being kept
  • Build relationships with customers in the store, on the phone, or online
  • Care for cut flowers and plants as needed
  • Maintain visual aesthetic of the store, including general cleaning and merchandising maintenance
  • Responsible for opening and closing the store
  • Problem-solve any issues that might arise
  • Manage day-to-day efforts to make people happy

REPORTS TO:

Owner

HOURS:

16 - 24 hours per week (possibly more during wedding season and peak Holidays)  This is retail, so weekend availability is required.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 3 years floral design or transferrable (interior/graphic) design experience
  • Basic knowledge of plant care or ability to quickly learn
  • Can-do spirit and demonstrated enthusiasm for helping people 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to use technology (iMacs, iPhones, iPads) and associated software/apps to perform daily operations

TO APPLY FOR EITHER POSITION PLEASE FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW AND SOMEONE WILL CONTACT YOU SHORTLY

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