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Product Merchandisers (Full-Time)
Salary: £22,500+

The Company:


Apta is the leading supplier of quality flower pots and accessories to the UK garden trade.


The company has achieved very considerable growth and now wishes to strengthen its merchandising team with the recruitment of additional Product Merchandisers. The role will appeal to motivated and ambitious individuals.


Job title:         Product Merchandisers (Full-Time). See Areas below.


Area 1:           Kent, Sussex, Surrey, South London

Area 2:           Essex, Suffolk


Salary:            £22,500+ after training with immediate start.

Generous bonus scheme & company vehicle.


Progression:            Apta has a track-record of promoting its staff.


The Role of Product Merchandiser:

  • Building upon strong partnerships with existing customers
  • Working with the sales team to ensure that customer experience is always exceptional.
  • Planning and working to an effective journey plan, maximising customer contact.

The person for this Product Merchandiser opportunity:

We are looking for committed, fit and motivated individuals to join our excellent merchandising team. The main duties involve setting up display benches and displaying our products within garden centres.  


Area 1: mainly covering Kent, Sussex, and surrounding areas. Candidates must be well located in the territory, ideally in the Ashford to Crawley area. Other well located locations within the territory will be considered.


Area 2: mainly covering Essex, Suffolk and surrounding areas. Candidates must be well located in the territory, ideally in the Chelmsford to Ipswich area. Other well located locations within the territory will be considered.


This is an outdoor job involving heavy lifting and only applicants whom are very fit, healthy and willing to work extended hours during our main season should apply. A company vehicle is provided for all work duties along with a fuel card and mobile phone.


A full clean driving licence is required and applicants need to be 23 + years of age.

Applications should be sent by email with your CV and covering letter to Brian Cobb, Merchandising Manager, or telephone 07968 153418 for any other details.


The closing date for all applicants is 30th September 2017.

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