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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. 

Director of Contracts, Paul Thomas Flowers

Posted on:
2020-01-07
Location:
Battersea, London
Description:

Founded in 1989, Paul Thomas Flowers has established itself as one of the UK’s foremost floral designers. At the very core of our business is the provision of weekly contract flowers to leading London hotels, businesses and private homes. Current contracts include The Ritz, The Lanesborough, Fortnum & Mason and Sotheby’s.
The role of Director of Contracts is of vital importance to the company and is a rare, exciting opportunity to become an integral part of our talented team. This is a Monday-Friday, hands-on operational role that demands creative/conceptual input to ensure that Paul Thomas Flowers continue to offer its clients the best possible product and service.
As part of the management team, this person will work closely with the business owner Paul, the General Manager and other department managers and will head and manage a large team of florists, designers and drivers. A highly competitive salary is on offer to the right candidate.

Tasks:

The designing (and the overseeing of the team designing) the installations for the weekly contracts, working to client briefs and budgets, whilst carefully considering the business’ desired profit margins.
Overseeing the calculating of the volumes of flowers and foliage required on a weekly basis, ordering and buying them from the flower market. A good working relationship with the market suppliers is important to ensure that the business receives the best product, price and service.
Director of Contracts should also go out on the delivery and maintenance rounds from time to time, to get to know the clients and build strong, long-lasting relationships.
Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with all clients, keeping in touch on a regular basis in the form of quarterly business reviews as a minimum.
Securing new clients – organising and attending site visits, producing visual proposals and quotes, following up with potential clients and issuing all relevant Co-ordinating staffing and logistics for weekly contract rounds and maintenance service. The paperwork in order to service them.
Identifying new business opportunities and target clients. 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, produce marketing collateral and work on new business tenders.
The overseeing of the team creating concepts and quoting for Christmas 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.

This is a full-time position with a highly competitive salary. Start date March 2020

Website:
www.paulthomasflowers.co.uk
Experience:

The ideal candidate must:
Be an experienced contracts manager and highly experienced florist, with a background in providing corporate and high-end floristry. A proven track record of successful sales delivery in contracts is essential.
Possess a strong grasp of the commercial side of 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.
Possess exceptional communication skills and be highly confident in client-facing situations, excellent at people management, multitasking and prioritising. They will also possess qualities of leadership, ambition, direction and determination, with an eye for detail and consistency.
Be eager to take creative inspiration from outside the world of floristry into the world of art, fashion, interior design and set design.
Have a full clean driver’s licence.

How to apply:

Please send your CV and a covering letter to the General Manager, Sarah Vey, at office@paulthomasflowers.co.uk.

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