Floral Designer - Full-Time, Concord
Winston Flowers - Concord, MA

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Floral Designer – Full-Time; Winston Flowers, Concord

Winston Flowers is a third-generation family owned florist and specialty retailer headquartered in Boston, MA. In business for nearly 70 years, we have six retail locations and a 60,000 square-foot design studio in the greater Boston area, and as of Spring 2012, our newest Greenwich, CT location. We are committed to providing the highest-quality and freshest products; importing flowers and plants directly from Holland, France, Italy, Australia, Ecuador, and California, in addition to our strong relationships with local New England growers. With design expertise and impressive, fresh style, we have a prominent client list and designs are featured in hotels, businesses and high profile events throughout the Boston area

Job Responsibilities:

  • Consistently create floral designs incorporating effective and innovative use of colors, floral materials, vessels and accent materials, while meeting established criteria for Winston Flowers design styles and cost of goods
  • Develop a working understanding of the basic Winston 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 The Winston Way
  • Perform on-site visits and client consultations to conceptualize custom floral design ideas for commercial and residential properties as needed
  • 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

Candidate Profile:

  • 5+ 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
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with a high level of enthusiasm and self-motivation
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively

Other:

  • Full-time position; flexible work schedule required, including weekend availability
  • Peak business periods will require extended work days and work weeks
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds

Winston Flowers’ benefits are comprehensive and include competitive compensation, paid vacation and sick time, medical and dental insurance, company-paid life and long term disability insurance, 401(k), pre-tax reimbursement account and a generous employee discount.

Interested candidates may submit a cover letter, resume and photos or portfolio if available for consideration.


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Winston's is as much about our longstanding relationships as it is about our designs. We are honored to be involved with many of our...