Full Time/Part Time Experenced Florist - 2 year or more as a florist
Full Time and Part Time Openings Available.
Floral Designer – Walter Knoll Florist
For five generations, (since 1883) Walter Knoll Florist has been servicing our home town in the craft of floral culture Our company consists of several neighborhood stores, Our main campus at 2765 LaSalle St Louis MO 63104 on a two-acre campus with a garden center. Along with 10 acre complex of greenhouses, landscaping yard and storage in Arnold MO.
We have an immediate opportunity for an experienced floral designer with a background in high-end retail or studio setting.
Consistently create floral designs incorporating effective and innovative use of colors, floral materials, vessels and accent materials, while meeting established criteria for Walter Knoll Florist design styles and cost of goods. Develop a working understanding of the basic Walter Knoll Styles of design and accurately create custom and gift line designs based on established standards.
Apply proper flower fundamental handling techniques. Meet and consistently maintain required standards of production. Successfully interpret clients' wishes on custom design orders and following up as applicable to ensure complete satisfaction. Responsible for providing outstanding customer service and contributing to sales volume growth, and resolving customer questions and concerns in using Walter Knoll Florist approved techniques. Daily set up and break down of store including physical transportation of outdoor and floral displays. Contribute to the consistent maintenance and refreshment of product merchandising.
2+ years hands-on custom floral design experience in a luxury high volume floral shop or design studio is required.
Ability to work effectively as a member of a team-oriented environment
Proven ability to efficiently and professionally meet client needs. The ability to learn and implement Walter Knoll Florist Sales Techniques when communicating with clients.
Strong interpersonal skills, with a high level of enthusiasm and self-motivation
Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
Full-time position; flexible schedule required, including Saturday and Sunday availability
Peak business periods will require extended work days and work weeks
Ability to lift up to 30 pounds
Walter Knoll Florist benefits are comprehensive and include competitive compensation, paid vacation and sick time, medical allowance. Company-paid life and long term disability insurance, 401(k), pre-tax reimbursement account and a generous employee discount.
Please fill out the on-line application to have a phone interview scheduled.
- Competitive pay and benefits, paid holidays and vacation.