We are looking for a Retail Sales Assistant to work in our outdoor 0utdoor Garden Buildings department at Otter Garden Centre, Plymouth. This is a part-time role for 14 hours per week to work on Saturdays and Sundays.


With exceptional customer service skills you will enjoy working under pressure in a retail environment.

You will learn about our range of Garden Buildings and use your detailed knowledge to drive sales.

The duties will include:

  • To work with customers selling external garden buildings and related products.
  • To work on own initiative but also be part of a bigger team.
  • Discussing the technical aspects of the range of garden buildings with customers, and helping customers to choose the right building for their home.
  • To maintain high standards in this specialised product area

This role may involve some manual handling.

About You

  • Previous retail experience and ideally experience of dealing with high value product sales.
  • Excellent customer service approach.
  • Knowledge of garden buildings would be an advantage but not essential as training will be provided.
  • You will be a self motivated, energetic and enthusiastic individual, passionate about delivering the best possible experience for our customers.

Otter Garden Centres is a family-run independent business with over 50 years heritage of growing and selling plants. We pride ourselves on not only providing a high-quality customer experience in all our garden centres but also offering a high quality, wide range of garden related products to our customers.


This is a part-time temporary role, 14 hours per week, 8 hours on Saturdays and 6 hours on Sundays.

How to Apply

Please send your CV and covering letter by email to Sue Cliff sue.cliff@otterplymouth.com, please provide information in your cover letter on your suitability for this role and what interests you in working for Otter Garden Centres.



Location: Otter Garden Centres , Plymouth

Published: 28th January 2020