Planting Assistant - Plants NPD Department

Closing Date                    Monday 23 April 2018.

Pay                                     Salary dependant on experience.

Hours                                 Full time – Monday to Friday 08.30 – 17.00. However, flexibility is required to meet customer demand.

Location                            Butters Plants, Kellett Gate, Spalding, Lincolnshire.

We are looking for someone to join the team and support the Planting Manager in product preparation for both internal and external customers.

The role

  • Gathering & selecting appropriate plants from stock.

  • Planting containers and gift wrapping in preparation for customer presentations etc.

  • Understanding what our ‘best quality stage’ should look like, for different occasions.

  • Following a tight schedule.

  • Recording information accurately.

  • Plant care (specific training will be given) watering, deadheading / conditioning.

  • Clean as you go working practices.


  • Knowledge of plant names (indoor & outdoor) – not essential.

  • Maintain quality of work under pressure.

  • Follow instructions accurately.

  • Able to adapt considering individual customer requirements.

  • Willingness to learn new techniques.


  • Attention to detail.

  • Thorough and organised.

  • Able to work individually and as part of a small team.

  • Adaptability.

If you are interested in this position please submit your covering letter and CV via the link.