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'All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players...
New launches from Pedigree Garden at Spring Fair
Fairways and Bents celebrate top GCA awards
Jayne Scott from Daleside Klondyke is the Rising Star
Smart Garden Products scoops another major award
Cowells and Bents picked up Ruxley Rose Awards
'Green Up Your Gaff' is a winner for Perrywood
Greenfingers fundraising at GCA Conference reaches more than £30,000
Peter Seabrook urges garden centres to back a national rose festival week
‘Fun and frolics’ event raises over £20,000 for Greenfingers
Biggest business challenge? Automation without annoying customers...
Bad weather knocks the gloss of promising start
10 reasons to visit Glee at Spring Fair
GTN's Greatest Christmas Team Winners to be announced during Glee@Spring Fair
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Primula and Hyacinth boost plant sales
Record garden centre sales of gift cards over Christmas
Voting opens for Bents' charity of the year
Garden lights shine through wintry weather
Charity auction raises almost £30,000 to change the lives of trainees through the power of horticulture
Ivyline announce their 2017 Agent of the year!
Stuttgarter back on top of Bestsellers Veg-2-Gro chart
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Territory Sales Manager / Account Manager
Competitive basic salary + OTE, car, laptop and mobile


PlantWorks Ltd – Job opportunity


JOB TITLE:                 Territory Sales Manager / Account Manager
SELLING:                    Biofertlisers and plant stimulants
SELLING TO:              Garden Centres, nurseries, distributors, and end users
TERRITORY:               North of England and Scotland
PACKAGE:                  Competitive basic salary + OTE, car, laptop and mobile


An opportunity exists at Plantworks Ltd. for a Regional Sales Manger based in the North of England. Primarily to sell our expanding range of RHS endorsed retail products, centred round our popular rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi to garden centres and retail nurseries. The position would suit a person with a strong background in horticulture and or a good knowledge of the Garden Centre retail environment. The role is predominantly field based, though some working from home will be necessary.


The successful applicant will be responsible for maximising sales to existing accounts, developing new business as well as dealing with customer enquiries from retailers, landscapers, designers and professional horticulturists. The job also involves training garden centre staff on our range of products and some in store merchandising as well as close liaison with our head office admin team in order to provide unrivalled service and support.


The Person:

  • Highly self motivated with excellent communication skills and be able to work on your own initiative
  • A background in garden centre retail with a particular interest in plants and horticulture
  • Sales and Marketing or Horticultural qualifications would be advantageous
  • Target driven, ambitious and eager to learn with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Personable and presentable
  • Flexible to working week – overnight travel and occasional weekends

Remuneration will be a combination of basic salary and bonus, for the right candidate there is excellent career potential with a rapidly expanding company.


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