Gates is one of the largest independent destination garden centres in the UK, established in 1948 and continually growing and developing in response to customer demand and market trends.We now have a team of around 200 people working here at Gates in a wide range of roles across Garden Centre Retail, Operations, eCommerce, Marketing and Administration. With an exciting range of new developments coming up, we are always looking for exceptional people to join us. View the vacancies listed below and simply send your CV and covering letter to the relevant person. If none of the below opportunities are suitable but you are interested in working for Gates, have relevant experience and are people focused please send your details to email@example.com.CleanerFull-Time, PermanentGates is a large garden centre and lifestyle shopping destination on the Rutland / Leicestershire border, offering over 135,000sqft of retail shopping, leisure and restaurants. We currently have a vacancy for a full-time Cleaner to maintain the tidiness and cleanliness of the store.The ideal candidate will:be honest, reliable and take pride in what you doMaintain cleanliness of the shop floor and throughout the storeDuties include sanitary cleaning, floor cleaning and dustingApplicants must also be professional and well-presented with a keen eye for detail. The successful applicant will be required to work full-time, though hours/days can be flexible to suit the right candidate.Benefits:Company pensionDiscounted foodOn-site free parkingStore discountFor more details and to apply, please contact Natalie Gregg on 01664 454309 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.orgGifts ManagerFull-Time, PermanentGates is seeking an experienced retail manager to run its creative and inspiring Gifts Department. This position is challenging and rewarding, managing the day-to-day running of one of our largest departments.The role involves:Setting and monitoring sales targets to achieve growthRegularly reporting on targets to the senior management teamManaging the department’s ordering, inventory, stock and delivery processesHaving excellent product knowledge in order to maximise sales and advise and answer customer queriesEnsuring customers have the best shopping experience and the highest standards of customer service are always metDealing with customer complaints and enquiries, providing the best possible outcomeLiaising with the visual merchandising team to ensure the shop floor always looks its bestLiaising with other department managers as required, eg Tills, Logistics, Warehouse, Ecommerce and MarketingManaging a large team, including recruitment, induction, training, HR and rotasAbout you:The ideal candidate will have both retail and team leadership experienceYou will be strongly sales and targets driven and enjoy a retail sales environmentA flexible team player, who is energetic and enthusiasticExcellent customer service skills and a friendly personalityProfessional, responsible and well-presentedExcellent time management skillsStrong verbal and written communication skillsIT skills – Microsoft Outlook, Word and ExcelWhat we offer:A competitive salaryA fast-paced, enjoyable and satisfying workplace, were you really can make a difference within a well-established, successful and growing family businessTo be part of a friendly and supportive wider management teamStaff discountCompany pensionOn site free parkingThis is a full-time role, working five days a week, including weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis.For more details and to apply, please contact Clare Crowther on 01664 454309 or email email@example.comAssistant Logistics CoordinatorFull-Time, PermanentWe are currently seeking an Assistant Logistics Coordinator to join our growing team at Gates Garden Centre. This is a full-time, permanent position, working five days a week including one alternating weekend day.The role:Liaise with the Logistics Manager to plan delivery schedules and routesLiaise with delivery drivers regarding agreed schedules and routesEnsure delivery schedules and targets are metEnsure the accuracy of delivery shipments and check condition of goods before dispatchLiaise with customers regarding delivery enquiriesLiaise with the warehouse team and department heads regarding availability of goodsAssist with picking and packing online ordersAssist with preparing goods for delivery and loading vans when requiredEnsure the Dispatch Centre is well maintained and secureGeneral admin tasks relating to the roleThe ideal candidate:Previous logistics experience is preferred, but full training will be providedMust be highly computer literate, accurate and reliableExcellent organisational skills with great attention to detailGood at problem solvingGreat customer service skillsResponsible and trustworthyFlexible with a ‘can do’ positive attitudeSelf-motivated, enthusiastic and well organisedHappy to be ‘hands-on’ when requiredA good team player with a friendly personalityIn return we offer a competitive salary and other staff benefits, including:28 days holiday per annumContributory pensionStaff discountFree parkingThe opportunity to develop your career in a fast-paced environmentGates Garden Centre is a family run business, committed to growth and with excellent customer service standards at its core. Set in a beautiful rural location, this destination garden centre covers over 12,000m2 of retail displays, offering everything from indoor and outdoor plants, garden care and hardware, gifts, home furnishings and accessories, garden furniture and BBQs, clothing, pet care and much more besides.For more details and to apply please contact Chris Waddy on 01664 454309 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.Online Marketplace AdministratorFull-Time/Part-Time, PermanentWe are currently seeking an experienced Administrator to run our online marketplace channels, with a specific focus on developing our Amazon business.The role involves:Working closely with our ecommerce team to analyse and understand what products sell best on our own Gates websiteResearching and analysing which products will sell best on Amazon, whilst always keeping margins in mindWriting up product descriptions using key search words to increase sales conversions and improve Amazon rankingsKeeping existing listings up to date and adjusting descriptions and prices to keep rankings highLiaising with logistics regarding shipping routes and costs, and to organise exchanges and returnsAnswering customer queries through the Amazon sellers portalBuilding our presence on Amazon and growing our Amazon business generallyRequirements:A sound knowledge of English grammar with excellent copywriting skillsStrong attention to detailExcellent communication skills, both verbal and writtenGreat customer service skillsHighly organised and can work to tight deadlinesAbility to work independently as well as in a teamInterest in eCommerce and Online SellingKnowledge and understanding of Amazon & eBayFamiliarity of working within online tradingWillingness to work extra hours if requiredWe offer:A competitive salaryA fast-paced, enjoyable and satisfying workplace, where you really can make a difference within a well-established, successful and growing family businessTo be part of a friendly and supportive teamStaff discountOn site free parkingIf this sounds like you and you’re ready for a new challenge, we want to hear from you.To apply, please email Bryan Hallatt on email@example.comFor more information regarding positions currently available at Gates Garden Centre, please call in and ask at the tills or telephone us on 01664 454309.