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Job: Part Time Designer & Retail Associate

Robin Hollow is a flower farm located in Saunderstown, with an ever-growing and fast-paced studio and retail space in Providence. We produce cut flowers and plants for our Providence retail store, home deliveries, weddings, and events. This position will be an anchor for our retail operation responsible for floral design in the award-winning style of Robin Hollow for our home delivery and in-store customers, order management, customer service, and retail sales. The right candidate will also assist with the preparation and execution of events, working closely with the lead designer/owner. This position will be based in Providence. 

This position will require a minimum of two years in paid floral design (required), demonstrated retail sales and customer service experience, a strong ability to organize, and a genuine interest in working with current and potential customers.

Main Duties:

  • Retail sales and store maintenance at our flower & plant store offering sales support and daily design of phone orders, subscription bouquets, and corporate arrangements.
  • Flower ordering, processing, and collation.
  • Design, deliver, and assist with the installation of weddings, events, corporate accounts, and daily deliveries in the style of Robin Hollow.
  • Studio & Event logistics and coordination including event preparation: setting up for loading, unloading, rentals, and retrievals.
  • Studio store maintenance including cooler management, record keeping, and cleaning as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Floral retail and customer service experience is a must. 
  • Must be available to work weekends (including Saturdays) 
  • Terrific at multi-tasking and problem solving
  • Positive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Detail oriented
  • Able to work independently and in groups of workers quickly and efficiently
  • Able to learn new design skills and teach as needed – we have a small and dedicated design team
  • Able and willing to work full days of physically demanding tasks. These may be repetitive and strenuous, with occasional heavy lifting (up to 50lbs) and bending, kneeling, etc.
  • Clean driving record, and must have own reliable transportation
  • Up to date and proof of vaccination for Covid-19
  • Computer skills: must be comfortable with word processing, simple spreadsheets and databases including Google platforms
  • Inquisitive minds are strongly encouraged

Work Period and Compensation:

This is a part time position, with an average of 20 hours per week. 

Hourly wage based on experience $18-25/hour. Year end bonus based on performance and overall sales. 

Contact: Polly Hutchison: polly@robinhollowfarm.com

We will respond to emails with an attached resume and cover letter stating what you’ll bring to the team. Only resumes with paid floral experience will be considered.