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Front of House Manager

We are hiring an experienced and energetic Front of house Manager with proven leadership skills to join our fantastic team at the Bell Plantation Café.

Located within the Bell Plantation Garden Centre at Towcester, the Cafe is open Mon-Sat 9.00-17.30 and Sunday 10.30-16.30. Hours of work will be 35-40 hours per week. Alternative weekend work is essential, we do not require you to work evenings or split shifts, unless for special events.

Within the Café all our food is made to order, we offer a range of cooked breakfasts, sandwiches, hot food and daily specials, in addition to this we bake all our own cakes, scones, desserts and savoury items to sell in our onsite Farm Shop.

The right candidate has proven supervisory hospitality experience in a similar role; they enjoy leading a team in a very efficient manner with excellent customer service skills, the suitable candidate has skills in team leading and time management which lead to excellent team productivity.

We want to hear from you if you can bring ideas, leadership, creativity, enthusiasm and energy to our already lively and busy Café.

The role requires you to take responsibility for the front of house at all times in line with the company guidelines.

The Café is going through exciting times, we are a growing business and we never stand still, we hope to expand, develop and build on our reputation.

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Poultry Centre Assistant

We are looking for a Poultry Centre Assistant to join our fantastic team at Bell Plantation and work in quickly expanding and exciting part of our business.:

The successful Applicant must be flexible and willing to work 30 -40 hours per week on average with weekend work required. The right person:

• Has a can-do, proactive attitude towards work.

• Has a real passion for the outdoors, loves working in the garden or working with animals.

• Is a real people person - loves customers service and working with others.

• Is practical, with some hands-on skill required.

You will be responsible for:

• Assisting people with their poultry purchases – offering knowledgeable help and advice to customers.

• Ensuring all animals are watered, fed and cleaned at the appropriate time.

• Maintaining the ongoing welfare and health of all the animals and ensuring their safety and security.

• Maintaining the high retail standards in the Poultry Centre and Garden Centre.

• Putting out stock, pricing and re-merchandising in the Poultry Centre and Garden Centre.

• Continuing the growth and development of the Poultry and Garden Centre business.

• Performing any other activities required to ensure the smooth running of the business.

If this sounds like you please apply.

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Garden Centre Manager

IF YOU’RE THE GARDEN CENTRE MANAGER WE’RE LOOKING FOR…YOU’LL BE…

Friendly, charming, and conscientious…. You’ll have high standards and be described as courteous, and relaxed team player.

We are seeking to hire a Garden Centre Manager to take full control of the day to day running of Bell Plantation Garden Centre Ltd, Towcester.

The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for all aspects of the retail operation including the delivery of a successful profit and loss account and ambitious growth targets.

The Bell Plantation is an ambitious family-run business with a strong track record over recent years. Our sales have grown 70% in the last 5 years and with the recent construction of a further 10,000sq ft of retail space, we aim to double turnover in the next 5 years. Our success is built on the fantastic culture of our team as well as the unique site ambience and unique range of goods offered. The successful candidate will be responsible for the enhancement of these key features as well as delivering on our sales and profit targets.

This role is ideally suited to an ambitious, driven but friendly team-player looking to enhance their career in a quickly growing business. Applicants must have proof of a successful Garden Centre management background especially concerning customer care, leadership, merchandising, stock control and security. A good horticultural understanding is also required. The successful applicant will be reported to by the Assistant Garden Centre Manager, Planteria Manager and Poultry Manager.

Hours of work will be a minimum of 40 per week. Full computer literacy is essential. The ability, at times, to work alone and assess the quality of your own work an imperative.

The salary paid will be above the industry standard but dependent upon previous experience and prowess, although attitude and behaviour rank higher.

If this sounds like you please apply.

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Marketing Assistant

If you’re the Marketing Assistant we’re looking for you’ll be: Friendly, charming, and conscientious….You’ll have high standards and be described as courteous, mature and relaxed team player.

We are seeking to employ a Marketing assistant as part of our quickly expanding portfolio of retail businesses. Hours of work will be between 20 & 30 hours per week. You will need to be creative, ambitious, organised, self-motivated and willing. You will be responsible for:

• Helping develop and execute the company’s Marketing plan.

• Developing and executing marketing strategies in line with the company business plan.

• Managing the company’s social media pages online including Facebook, twitter, Pinterest, Instagram.

• Updating the company’s website with new marketing material.

• Liaising with external marketing agencies to deliver coherent and effective marketing strategies.

• Learning and employing A.I.D.A techniques to all marketing campaigns and materials.

• Creating and developing internal Point of Sale material including posters and banners.

• Pulling together content: images and copy for the company’s marketing activities.

• Managing and maintaining the company’s customer database.

• Performing any other acts that and duties that the company requires.

Wages will be dependent upon previous experience and prowess although attitude and behaviour rate higher.

If this ad describes you then please get in touch by clicking apply

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Weekend Christmas Temporary Sales Assistants - Garden Centre

We are looking for temporary Weekend sales assistants to join our fantastic team at the Bell Plantation Garden Centre during the Christmas period.

The right person:

Has a can-do, proactive attitude towards work.

Is a real people person – loves customers service and working with others.

You will be responsible for:

Providing our customers with excellent service, assisting them with passion and good knowledge of the products.

Ensuring that all stock is available to buy, displayed correctly, priced and in good condition.

Manage cash and payment systems in accordance with company procedures and policies, at all times with staff and customers safety as the uppermost priority.

Adhering to the company’s stock control systems and procedures for goods inwards and replenishing the retail area.

If this ad describes you then please get in touch by clicking apply

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Poultry Centre Manager

If you are the Poultry Centre Manager we’re looking for you’ll be:

• Friendly, charming and conscientious.

• Self-motivated, organised and willing.

• Somebody looking to move their career forward quickly in a fast-growing business.

• Experienced in a similar retail and team leadership role.

We are looking for a Poultry Centre Manager as part of our busy Garden Centre. Hours of work will be circa 40 hours per week with some weekend work required.

You will be responsible for all aspects of the running of our Poultry Centre, reporting to the Retail Operations Manager. Duties include (but not restricted to): providing excellent customer care to our customers, advising them on all their Poultry needs, buying and re-ordering of all new stock, maintaining excellent retail standards at all times and managing our great team of Poultry enthusiasts to do the same.

The Poultry Centre is an exciting part of our business with bags of potential. We are looking for someone with passion and enthusiasm to take this part of the business forward.

We can offer you:

• A great environment to work in, a friendly, fun and hardworking atmosphere.

• Loads of coaching and training to help develop your skills and achieve your goals.

• Progression opportunities as the Poultry Centre grows and in the wider business.

• A competitive salary.

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Chef - No evening work required!

The Bell Plantation Café in Towcester is looking for experienced Chefs to join our kitchen team.

Located within the Bell Plantation Garden Centre at Towcester, the Cafe is open Mon-Sat 9.00-17.30 and Sunday 10.30-16.30. We have several positions available, anything from 20 to 40 hours a week. Some weekend work is required. We do not require you to work evenings or split shifts.

Within the Café all our food is made to order, we offer a range of cooked breakfasts, sandwiches, hot food and daily specials, in addition to this we bake all our own cakes, scones, desserts and savoury items to sell in our onsite Farm Shop.

The right candidate has proven kitchen experience in a similar role; they enjoy producing fresh and delicious food in a very efficient manner. We want to hear from you if you can bring ideas, enthusiasm and energy to our already lively and busy kitchen.

Why work for us:

• No evening work required.

• Competitive pay.

• Easy commute: 10 minutes from Northampton, 15 minutes from Daventry, 20 minutes from Milton Keynes.

• Flexible working hours..

The Café is going through exciting times, we are a growing business and we never stand still, we hope to expand, develop and build on our reputation. If you believe you have what we are looking for then please get in touch by clicking apply.

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Kitchen Manager/Chef

We are looking for an energetic and friendly Head Chef to lead our busy kitchen here at Bell Plantation Café.

The right candidate enjoys producing fresh and delicious food in a very efficient manner, has skills in team leading and time management which lead to excellent team productivity.

We want to hear from you if you can bring ideas, leadership, creativity, enthusiasm and energy to our already lively and busy kitchen.

The role requires you to take responsibility for the preparation and creation of a range of hot and cold dishes to order for our Café customers, you’ll follow the menu plan to a very high standard and deliver the food within agreed time periods in line with food hygiene law.

We expect our Head Chef to take responsibility for the ordering, cleanliness and tidiness of the kitchen, planning and production of all food on offer. The role offers a fantastic work life balance with the Café open 9am – 5.30pm with some weekend work required. No split shifts and no evenings required.

Within the café all our food is made to order, we offer a range of cooked breakfasts, sandwiches, hot food and daily specials, in addition to this we bake all our own cakes, scones, desserts and savoury items to sell in our onsite Food Hall.

The Café has around 140 covers with plans to expand this to 220 covers in the next 18 months with the addition of a new 150sqm kitchen. The role therefore offers excellent development opportunities for the right candidate.

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Front of House Café Manager

We are hiring an experienced and energetic Front of house Manager with proven leadership skills to join our fantastic team at the Bell Plantation Café.

Located within the Bell Plantation Garden Centre at Towcester, the Cafe is open Mon-Sat 9.00-17.30 and Sunday 10.30-16.30. Hours of work will be 35-40 hours per week. Alternative weekend work is essential, we do not require you to work evenings or split shifts, unless for special events.

Within the café all our food is made to order, we offer a range of cooked breakfasts, sandwiches, hot food and daily specials, in addition to this we bake all our own cakes, scones, desserts and savoury items to sell in our onsite Farm Shop.

The right candidate has proven supervisory hospitality experience in a similar role; they enjoy leading a team in a very efficient manner with excellent customer service skills, the suitable candidate has skills in team leading and time management which lead to excellent team productivity.

We want to hear from you if you can bring ideas, leadership, creativity, enthusiasm and energy to our already lively and busy café

The role requires you to take responsibility for the front of house at all times in line with the company guidelines.

The Café is going through exciting times, we are a growing business and we never stand still, we hope to expand, develop and build on our reputation.

We are offering this role on a salary of £18,000-£20,000 pro rata

Please get in touch if you feel you can fulfil this role.

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Café Cook/Chef

We are hiring an experienced and energetic chef who enjoys cooking fresh homemade dishes to join our fantastic team at the Bell Plantation Café.

Located within the Bell Plantation Garden Centre at Towcester, the Café is open Mon-Sat 9.00-17.30 and Sunday 10.30-16.30. Hours of work will be 20-30 hours per week. Alternative weekend work is required, we do not require you to work evenings or split shifts, unless for special events.

Within the Café all our food is made to order, we offer a range of cooked breakfasts, sandwiches, hot food and daily specials, in addition to this we bake all our own cakes, scones, desserts and savoury items to sell in our onsite Farm Shop. The right candidate has proven kitchen experience in a similar role; they enjoy producing fresh and delicious food in a very efficient manner. We want to hear from you if you can bring ideas, enthusiasm and energy to our already lively and busy kitchen. The role requires you to assist with the creation of a range of hot and cold dishes to order for our Café customers, you’ll follow the menu plan to a very high standard and deliver the food within agreed time periods in line with food hygiene law.

The Café is going through exciting times, we are a growing business and we never stand still, we hope to expand, develop and build on our reputation.If you believe you have what we are looking for then please fill in the form above.

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Poultry Centre

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