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Careers at Yarnton

Grow with Us!

Yarnton Home & Garden is fast becoming a destination garden centre and shopping store with a fresh new style and outlook! We currently have employment opportunities for people who can blossom with our vision and join us on this exciting journey.

If you think you have the passion, have a ‘can do’ attitude and are willing to go that extra mile for our customers and the team, then you’ll be just what we’re looking for!


MARKETING

Position: Events & Marketing Assistant 

We are looking for someone to confidently manage with the smooth running of in store events and assist daily marketing tasks.

Job role:

  • Posting regular and engaging social media content to enhance brand awareness. Regularly analysing data to report to management.
  • Assist with the building of our loyalty scheme with in-store POS and uploading offers through our EPOS system.
  • Confidently co-ordinate the smooth running of in-store events from start to finish.
  • Build strong relationships with suppliers and staff.
  • Support the marketing team with all areas of the department when required.

Skills:

  • Strong communication skills – verbal and written.
  • Basic to intermediate marketing knowledge.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • The ability to work with various departments as and when required.
  • Strong team player who will go above and beyond in their role.
  • We expect the right candidate to be flexible depending on job role commitments.
  • Entry level experience of working in a marketing-related role.
  • Excellent grammar, and spelling!

BUYING

Position: Supplier Relations Administrator

Job role:

  • Work closely with the department head to process chosen ranges (gift/interior/home/toy) on our EPOS system.
  • Organising meetings, calling suppliers when issues arise, booking meetings with buyers for next season orders, keeping catalogues up to date.
  • Manage your categories on EPOS. This included uploading information. Making sure supplier and product details are correct. Placing orders and raising purchase orders.
  • Managing Stock levels and reordering where necessary.
  • Working closely with Goods In, dealing with issues promptly as they arise.
  • Working with the visual merchandising team and shop floor team, letting them know of orders placed, when they are expected and about the products themselves.
  • Spotting trends or falling trends. Suggesting new products.
  • Training shop floor staff about product.
  • Assist in booking trips (hotels/transport).

Skills:

  • Strong communication skills – verbal and written.
  • Good excel knowledge and IT skills.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • The ability to work with various departments as and when required.
  • Strong team player who will go above and beyond in their role.
  • We expect the right candidate to be flexible depending on job role commitments.

CAFÉ

 

Position: CHEF DE PARTIE

The café at Yarnton Home and Garden serves fresh and seasonal home cooked style food seven days a week. It is a busy establishment providing a full breakfast, hot and cold lunch menu. The hot lunches change every day with a traditional roast dinner served on Sunday’s. The service is both plated and hot buffet. With the new addition of our bespoke soft play, we are also responsible for all food in their small café, offering the same high spec throughout.

The responsibility of the Chef de Partie will be to work between the breakfast and hot sections, ensuring that high standards are maintained at all times during food preparation and delivery. It is essential that any prospective chef has experience in working in a busy kitchen using classical cooking techniques and working within a partie system. We operate pastry, larder, breakfast and hot sections.

MAIN DUTIES

· Planning menus

· Some ordering duties

· Working with the Sous Chef to ensure all daily jobs are completed

· Delegating work to our team of kitchen porters

· Undertaking any relevant training

· Working under the guidance of the Sous Chef and Head Chef

· Liaising with the front of house team to ensure the seamless running of the restaurant

WORK BENEFITS

· 28 days annual leave per year pro rata

· In store discount card

· Brilliant and flexible working hours, no evenings and 2 weekends off per month

· Working within a tight team of professional chefs and having the scope to learn and develop as well as share good practice with others

· Generous starting salary with scope for increase if targets and job spec are met

 


MAGIC GARDEN

Position: Full Time Soft Play Assistant

Our magical little café, found in our Magic Garden play barn, is looking for a self-motivated individual to be part of our busy team.

Expect to be making delicious coffees and serving home cooked food, all whilst providing the excellent customer service we bloom in. At times, you will have to confidently work under pressure and be prepared to go above and beyond your role within the Magic Garden. We will ensure the right candidate is trained in using the equipment and tills.

This role is full time with the expectation of working every other weekend.

 


 

Now you know more about us, we would love to hear about you!

Sow the seed by dropping us an email with your CV to newjobs@yarntonhomegarden.co.uk