Central England Co-Operative Careers

Team Leader
Full Time

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George Crump and Son Florist - Worcestershire

Job Description

As one of the UK’s largest Co-operative societies our colleagues are the key to our success, which is why we want the very best people as part of our team.

We are now recruiting for a Team Leader within our successful Floral business.

This role includes ensuring that high standards of service is maintained in the sales and preparation of floral work to customers as well as contributing to the profitability of the business by exceeding sale targets and budget requirements.

You will be required to manage and supervise colleagues in ensuring all customers receive excellent customer service, taking customer orders and assisting in selling floral tributes; prepare shop window displays and purchase fresh flowers and sundry items as necessary, along with maintaining stock levels and quality control.

The successful applicant should hold a full driving license to undertake local deliveries to funeral homes and other premises, attend meetings and assist the Floral Manager in the completion of reports.

It is desirable to have have at least 4 years' experience in Floristry, although this is not essential. Ideally, you will also have NVQ Level 2 and be competent in arranging all types of floral tributes and floral work.

You should be customer focused, a good team player, have a drive for results along with good leadership skills.

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Central England Co-operative

Central England Co-operative is one of the most successful independent co-operatives in the UK with gross sales in excess of £1bn and over 8,800 colleagues operating across 16 counties from the heart of England to its eastern shores.

Central England Co-operative colleague enjoy a wide range of benefits, including Society Membership, colleague discount on purchases, pension and health scheme.

Our main business activities include retail food and funeral services, although our diverse retail interests range from coffin manufacture to florist shops and travel agents, as well as the management of a significant property portfolio.

At Central England Co-operative Society we are all individual, like you. We value your individuality and welcome applications from all members of society regardless of personal characteristics.

We have an ambitious growth strategy centered on new site development to deliver continued success. In 2013 we were proud to be named UK Co-operative of the Year in recognition of the contribution we make to our members, local communities, the environment and wider society, as well as our strong business performance.