full time - boston, ma
This person will work intimately with the owner helping to establish Field and Vase as the premier florist in Boston using flowers grown in the USA, develop business-to-business relationships and educate customers about the local flower movement.
This person will have previously managed a florist shop and be responsible for all aspects of the business including design, customer relations, purchasing, conditioning, merchandising and staffing for multiple locations.
This person will love all things beautiful, especially flowers. This person will have a natural, fresh-from-the-garden style – no “round mounds” – and be creative designing beautiful bouquets using what is seasonally available.
You are impeccably organized.
You are patient, pleasant and customer focused and are able to execute the entire customer process from initial contact, understanding vision, developing a quote, creating a beyond expectations product and future contact.
You are a problem solver who can think on your feet whether it is a customer, product or staff issue because you know there will be issues.
You are a perfectionist or at least are able to work for one.
You are able to develop systems to make operations smoother, more efficient and more profitable.
You are innovative, curious, willing to try new things and stretch beyond your comfort zone.
3 to 5 years experience managing a floral design shop.
Proficient in Word and Excel and general computer trouble shooting skills.
Interested candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line FLORAL DESIGNER.