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Job Opportunities

The following positions are currently available:


In Store Visual Merchandiser

Full Time Permanent

As one of the region’s top destination garden centres, Gates offers over 10,000sqm of indoor and outdoor retail and leisure space. With a strong seasonal focus and a renowned Christmas experience, our retail displays are ever-changing and highly creative to attract and inspire our customers.

Due to our on-going retail expansion, we are currently looking for a full-time Visual Merchandiser with exceptional creative talent and a keen eye for maximising every sales opportunity. You will be responsible for creating displays which are focused on seasonality, promotional activity and commercial opportunities to ensure sales are maximised. You will build excellent relationships with our departmental sales teams, working together to achieve the highest standards.

You will have previous experience in a similar role, ideally within a garden centre or department store environment. Experience of Christmas retail display would also be a distinct advantage.

We are looking for someone who can work well as part of a team, but also has the self-motivation to work unsupervised to deadlines. Hours are 8.00am to 5.30pm five days per week, to include one weekend day.

For more information about this role please call 01664 454309 and speak to Jack Gates.

To apply please complete the Employment Application Form below.


Cook

Part Time x 2

We currently have vacancies for two Part Time Cooks in our Garden Restaurant. Hours to include one day at the weekend. No evening or split shifts. Applicants should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times and be available to work during School/College holiday periods and Bank Holidays.

As a member of our kitchen team, you will be responsible for ensuring all food and associated products are prepared, cooked, served and presented to our high standards. With excellent customer service skills, you should also be professional, well presented and able to communicate clearly with people at all levels. You should be a self-motivated team player able to work unsupervised in a busy and fast paced environment.

For further enquiries please phone 01664 452837 and ask to speak to Gillie.

To apply please complete the Employment Application Form below.


Kitchen Porter

Part Time

We currently have a vacancy for a part-time Kitchen Porter, working weekdays (number of days to be agreed) plus one weekend day.

Applicants should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times.

Applicants must be professional and well presented and able to communicate clearly with people at all levels. They must also be a self-motivated team player who is able to work unsupervised in a busy environment.

For further information please phone 01664 452837 and ask to speak to Gillie.

To apply please complete the Employment Application Form below.


EPOS Assistant/ Receptionist

Part Time

We currently have a vacancy for a Part Time EPOS Assistant / Receptionist to join our team here at Gates. You will be required to work three days per week, including one alternating weekend day each week. You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times and be available to work during School/College holiday period and Bank Holidays.

The work will primarily be on the information desk. Applicants should possess excellent customer service skills and a good team working ability, you need to be self-motivated, literate, numerate and accurate when entering data, doing stock takes and answering customer queries. Knowledge of Excel is required.

To apply please complete the Employment Application Form below.


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HOW TO APPLY

For more information regarding positions currently available at Gates Garden Centre,
please call in and ask at the tills or telephone us on 01664 454309.

To apply for any available position, please print and complete the Employment Application Form.

Once completed please post to:

GATES GARDEN CENTRE

Somerby Road, Cold Overton, Oakham, Leicestershire LE15 7QB

Gates Garden Centre, Somerby Road, Cold Overton, Oakham, Leicestershire LE15 7QB

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