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We have exciting plans for 2019 and are looking for people to join our team. See below for current opportunities

At Jekka's we aim to inspire people to grow and use herbs as well as to gain knowledge about the power of herbs. We are delighted to have had a successful 2018 with great responses to our Master Classes, Open Days and Gardens. We have exciting plans for 2019 and are looking for people to join our team. Our current positions are outlined below but if you wish to send us your CV we can keep it on file. Please note, we are a working farm and will respond as soon as possible.

 

Office Manager

We are looking for an enthusiastic Office Manager to join our team who is keen to learn and develop new skills. As the Office Manager you will work alongside a small horticultural team in an evolving role which will include:

- Customer and Supplier liaison; 
- Web management including data inputs and Social media campaigns;
- Marketing both online and assisting in the production of leaflets and other material;
- Supporting Jekka by managing her diary
- Coordinating and assisting at Open Days, Workshops and Garden tours;
- Managing mail order including postage, stock levels, invoices and payments; Packing seeds;
- Printing plant labels and seed packets.

Essential experience:

- Flexibility and the ability to work on a variety of tasks; 
- Liaising with customers in support of sales;
- Computer savvy and ability to understand/learn/operate our various software packages,  namely Microsoft Office and Outlook, Shopify (On line shop), and Xero Accounts (orders and invoices), Mailchimp (newsletters), and Social Media (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook).
- We are situated down a country lane, so own transport is essential.

Desirable experience:

- Accountancy awareness; 
- Use of Social media for marketing purposes;
- Previous experience working in a commercial nursery;
- Previous sales experience.

Working hours: 39 hours per week and must be prepared to be flexible to meet operational and visitor requirements.

Contract: Permanent position.

Interview process: Successful applicants will have a phone interview with Jekka followed by an on-site interview including meeting the team.

Salary: Pay according to experience. 

Applications: Please email a CV and cover letter to sales@jekkas.com

 

Part Time Admin Assistant

We are looking for an Admin Assistant to join our team;

The tasks will include:

- Assisting the Office Manager in day to day admin tasks; 
- Preparation of Mail Order deliveries;
- Packing seed;
- Printing plant labels and seed packets.
- We are situated down a country lane, so own transport is essential.

Working hours: 15 hours per week, hours to suit.

Contract: Seasonal position.

Interview process: Successful applicants will have a phone interview with Jekka followed by an on-site interview including meeting the team.

Salary: Pay according to experience.

Applications: Please email a CV and cover letter to sales@jekkas.com

 

Full Time Horticulturist

We are looking for an enthusiastic horticulturist to join our team. If you relate to our core values, which includes protecting the environment, maintaining the fundamental horticulture skills and being keen to learn and develop, then please get in touch. At Jekka’s you will work in a small team with a large variety of tasks including developing skills in propagation of an ever expanding collection, to working with leading landscapers growing for their Chelsea gardens.

Essential experience:

- Passion for plants and a desire to learn;
- Previous experience working in a commercial nursery;
- Experience in propagation, potting and watering;
- A good knowledge of pests and diseases;
- We are situated down a country lane, so own transport is essential.

Desirable experience:

- Working with customers in sales and support;
- RHS level 2 or equivalent.


Working hours:
39 hours per week and must be prepared to be flexible to meet operational and visitor requirements.

Contract: Permanent position.

Interview process: Successful applicants will have a phone interview with Jekka followed by an on-site interview including meeting the team.

Salary: Pay according to experience.

Applications: Please email a CV and cover letter to sales@jekkas.com