Perennial seeks to strengthen trading arm by recruiting new trading manager

Are you looking for a new career challenge within the garden retail sector??Then consider applying to be the next trading manager for the charity who looks after everyone working in, or retired from, the world of horticulture.?Perennial has been helping people and their families in difficulty since 1839.?Perennial provides free, confidential support and advice to people for as long as they need it, sometimes this can be for the rest of their lives.

This new role is an opportunity for an enthusiastic retailer with a ‘can do’ attitude to build the charity’s trading arm, GRBS (Enterprises) Ltd, for the future.? Currently turning over ?around ?250k, the trading arm has much more potential, not only to increase its turnover and thus donations to Perennial but also in raising the profile of Perennial in garden retail to reach out to more people who may be missing out on our help. Following a comprehensive review of the current structure, investment is being made in a new online shop, implementing new systems and changing the operational structure of the business.? Supported by a strong management team, the new trading manager would be highly involved in this exciting project.

In managing the trading arm, this role involves the buying, merchandising in the garden shops and on trade stands at garden shows, producing the catalogues and managing the online shop.?In addition the trading manager will responsible for managing the fulfilment via our in house warehouse and drop ship suppliers.

This is a fantastic time to join Perennial, for more information about the role please call John Moseley on 07740397182 or Sunita on 01372384049 for an application pack or download it from:?

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