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We have the following position available:


We are looking for someone to work full time in our busy, sometimes hectic office & flowers by post department.  


Job Description:  You will be answering & dealing with telephone calls, taking phone orders efficiently and accurately, quickly inputting & processing orders on our computer system (full training will be given).  Deal / serve customers in the shop, pick & pack flowers to daily deadlines and various other tasks.


Skills Required: Good computer & very accurate typing skills, (this may be tested at interview), a good eye for colour, an interest in plants & flowers, polite with good written & spoken English, must have good communication skills and polite telephone manner, be level headed & able to work in a sometimes busy environment to tight deadlines.  Good time keeping & a tidy work place, a methodical accurate attitude to paperwork is essential, common sense and a sense of humour would also be an advantage.  Accuracy is essential throughout this job role as we are predominantly a mail order firm so if you get any details wrong it may have serious consequences - i.e items not going to the intended recipient.


Hours / Pay: Monday to Friday 9am - 4.30pm.  Starting rate of pay will be at current national living and minimum wage rate for your age, this maybe reviewed subject to suitable/previous experience.  Initial 4 month trial period.  Occasional weekend work may be required at peak periods i.e Christmas.  Candidate must be able to work on own and during school holidays.


The Firm:  Allwoods is a long established family run plant and flower mail order business that caters to the whole of the UK and Europe, we pride ourselves on our quality of service, products and always try to go that extra step in providing customer satisfaction.  We grow and pack all direct from our nursery and as such we have peak periods where you’ll need to keep your cool and be able to work efficiently, methodically and professionally in these

time-critical periods.  Good time-keeping and a sense of humour is an added advantage, we’re a small team that aims to have a happy, relaxed working atmosphere - this is not a boring office job environment!


Please send your current CV and covering letter as to why you feel you would be suitable for the job to:

or in writing to:  

Allwoods, FAO: Emma, London Road, Hassocks, West Sussex. BN6 9NA.

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