Jobs at Beetham Nurseries

Jobs at Beetham Nurseries

We have lots of talented people here at Beetham, and we are always looking for more great people to join us. Please see our current vacancies below. If we do not have the right opportunities available for you now, please visit again soon as this is the first page we will update when we start searching for new people.

We are currently undergoing an exciting period of expansion, and as a result a number of positions have opened up for friendly, motivated people to join our team.

Assistant Catering Manager

Do you have great organisational skills and an ability to both lead and inspire others? We are looking for an organised, positive and motivated Assistant Catering Manager to assist in the day-to-day running of our busy Garden Cafe

Working as part of a friendly team, in a fast paced environment, you will be a quick thinking decision maker with a hands on attitude.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • To assist in managing and inspiring a team of chefs and catering assistants.
  • Ensuring a consistently high quality of both food and customer service.
  • Stock taking and ordering cafe supplies.
  • Assisting in the organisation of staff rotas; training and supervising new members of staff.
  • Ensuring Health & Safety regulations are observed and recorded.
  • Greeting and serving customers.

About You

  • You will be a positive team player with a hands on approach, motivating others to achieve their fullest potential and will lead by example.
  • You will have excellent customer service and communication skills and are able to build strong relationships with both customers and staff.
  • You're able to work under pressure, in a fast paced and often changing environment.
  • You have excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • You're comfortable working as part of a team as well as on your own initiative.
  • You will have previous experience in the catering/culinary/hospitality sector, working in a supervisory/management role.
  • You will have knowledge of industry food trends and an excellent understanding of food hygiene.

Hours
8.30am - 5.30pm
42 hours per week to include some weekends on a rota basis.

If you would like to be a part of our team, please apply to:  Claire Cameron, Catering Manager. 
Please provide a covering letter with your application. N.B. Applications without a covering letter will be rejected. 
Download an application form or ask for an application form at the Information Desk, and return either by email to: enquiries@beethamnurseries.co.uk or to the following address: Beetham Nurseries, Pool Darkin Lane, Beetham, nr Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7AP

Marketing (Full & Part Time)

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for someone creative to join our small marketing team at Beetham Nurseries.

Duties of the Marketing Assistant will include:

• The production of marketing materials and literature.

• Updating the Garden Centreʼs social media accounts in line with our house style

• Taking photographs weekly for the use on social media

• Writing articles and promotional material for the company.

• Preparing interesting written copy for our website.

• Uploading marketing material to online libraries, internet groups and social media sites.

• Updating and maintaining the Marketing Department's documentation and databases.

• Managing and organising events as well as providing support for existing events as required.

• Ensuring that brand identity and consistency is adhered to at all times; both visually and through written tone of voice.

Requirements of the role:

• A degree in a related subject (creative, marketing or otherwise), not essential but an advantage.
• Experience in a similar role, not essential but an advantage.
• Personable, presentable and articulate.
• Effective project management skills.
• Sound understanding of marketing principles.
• Strong copywriting skills and the ability to communicate complex ideas.
• You will be creative as well as computer proficient with Microsoft Office, Excel and Photoshop, illustrator
• Strong administration and organisational skills.
• You will have an understanding of GDPR.

• Strong visual skills, confident photographer with knowledge of producing videos a bonus

You will be self motivated and able to work well on your own, as well as be able to follow direction as part of a team.

Salary negotiable depending on experience. Note: Applicants that don't provide a covering letter will be rejected.

If you would like to be a part of our friendly team, please apply to: Ed Abbit, Download an application form or ask for an application form at the Information Desk, and return either by email to: Ed@beethamnurseries.co.uk or to the following address: Beetham Nurseries, Pool Darkin Lane, Beetham, nr Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7AP

Assistant Visual Merchandiser

Do you have passion for visual merchandising and enjoy working with a wide range of products? We are looking for a creative, organised and positive part-time Assistant Visual Merchandiser to work in all indoor areas of our shop.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Assist the Visual Merchandiser in rolling out the merchandising schedule with eye-catching displays based on a strong commercial strategy
  • Ensure displays are maintained and updated 
  • Deliver strong customer service, uphold store standards and maintain health and safety regulations throughout every activity
  • Contribute to communicating visual merchandising updates/key points to the rest of the team

About You

  • A self-motivated team-player with a positive outlook and the ability to use one’s own initiative
  • Demonstrate great attention to detail, strong organisational skills and pride in seeing a task through to the end
  • Able to work under pressure, in a fast paced, seasonal environment
  • Demonstrate an understanding of current trends, customer profiles and brands in store
  • Experience in a similar role is preferred 
  • Salary negotiable depending on experience

If you would like to be a part of our team, please apply to: Alex Warwick, Download an application form or ask for an application form at the Information Desk, and return either by email to: management@beethamnurseries.co.uk or to the following address: Beetham Nurseries, Pool Darkin Lane, Beetham, nr Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7AP

Full Time Chef

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Chef  to join our Kitchen team at Beetham Nurseries,

an award winning, family run Garden Centre situated near Milnthorpe, Cumbria.

Roles & Responsibilities

Working closely with and reporting directly to the Catering Manager, you will be responsible for:

• Food production

• Working as part of a team.

• Maintaining high standards of hygiene, health and safety.

• Ordering and stock control.

• Maintaining high standards of presentation at all times.

About You

• You will hold a minimum level 2 food hygiene certificate.

• You will have creative flair when it comes to designing menus.

• You will have a pro-active driven attitude towards work and performance.

• You will have a real passion for producing fresh food at a high standard.

• You will be professional and approachable and work well as part of a team.

• Your communication skills will be excellent.

• You will be experienced in working in a busy kitchen.

• You will have an understanding of costings and stock control.

• You will be flexible and willing to adapt in a fast changing environment.

Hours

Full Time 

No split shifts.

Please provide a covering letter with your application

Job Type: Full-time