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FORTINOS ( Appleby Line 2011 ) LTD.
2515 Appleby Line
Burlington, On

CAREER OPPORTUNITY
Job Title: Full Time Floral Designer
Department: Floral

Posting Date: May 23-2017

Posting Expiry Date: May 30-2017


PASSION & COMMITMENT TO CUSTOMER SERVICE IS A KEY DRIVER FOR OUR COMPANY

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Ensuring exceptional customer service is provided in a courteous manner to maintain our reputation for friendly, effective, and personalized experience.
• To provide excellent customer relations through selling, educating and consulting in order to strengthen customer loyalty;
• To design innovative and exciting fresh, silk and dried flower arrangements;
• To assist with the merchandising within the department;
• To assist with ordering of floral products;
• To ensure that the safety, sanitation and general maintenance of the department meet with Company standards;
• To direct part-time employees when left in charge of the department;
• To respond to customer inquiries and requests, maintaining courteous customer relations at all times;
• To assist with operation of the Garden Centre;
• To perform other duties as assigned.

The Ideal Candidate Would Possess:
• Floral Design certification
• Exceptional customer service skills
• Minimum of 3 years' floral design experience in a retail environment;
• Demonstrated creativity and innovation;
• Demonstrated selling skills;
• Garden Centre experience would be an asset;
• Flexibility to work a variety of hours including days, evenings and weekends;
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
• Self starter;
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, under pressure.

Interested applicants please forward you resume to:
FRANCHISEE NAME, Frank Scornaienchi
E-MAIL ADDRESS: mon00085@loblaw.ca
Fax: 905-316-8954
Or via interoffice mail

KLEINBURG FLOWER & GIFT SHOP- BUSINESS FOR SALE

Terracotta Home & Garden has enjoyed continued growth for the past 5 years in the quaint Village of Kleinburg. The business currently employs 6 employees between full time and part time and often uses freelancers. The business is known for their quality of florals and outstanding service, and offers a selection of fresh cut flowers and potted plants, as well as custom seasonal urns. The business also enjoys servicing corporate clients, weddings, communions, baptisms, engagements, funerals and other events while maintaining a prestigious repeat and refer clientele as well as event planners. In addition, there is an exclusive gift shop with many original and handpicked décor selections.

Lease is $4,350.50 with 2 offices sub-leased to 2 small businesses offsetting the rent of $1,500.00, so primary rent is $2,850 for Florist, gift floor and basement.

No FTD or Teleflora was ever used here

6 exclusive parking spaces in own private lot and easy street parking

Two coolers and a potential area for a walk-in cooler to be built

Delivery vehicle included

New signage 2016

Computer system, website and e-commerce started in 2016

Alarm system

Located next to very busy Starbucks and other retail

The owner is more than willing to assist the new owner for an arranged period of time

The business is open from Tuesday to Sunday and can be open 7 days a week

Opportunity to expand boutiques to second and third floors

ASKING PRICE: $50,000

Business Profile and business financials are available after viewing and upon signing a confidentiality agreement. This is a turnkey business with a lot of opportunity to increase sales and a lot of new development is continually happening in this area.

SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY!

PLEASE CONTACT:

DAWNA BORG and NATASHA COLUSSI, Salespersons

RE/MAX PREMIER INC., BROKERAGE

416-987-8000

dawna@dawnaborg.com / natasha@dawnaborg.com

Flowersmart is a successful recognized business in Richmond Hill for over 24 years with great walk in clientele and excellent online exposure. Busy plaza on yonge st. Delivering to all of the GTA.

Out of school, event planner, or just love working with beautiful flowers? This could be your dream career. Email flowersmart@hotmail.ca to set up an appointment.

229,000 delivery van, inventory, all store fixtures are included in this sale. Turn key and start living your dream.

Michael-Angelos's

Looking for a florist as soon as possible. Ability to do basic arrangements is required. Contact number is 905-820-3300 ( Jina - Floral department )

Email: mississauga@michaelangelos.ca

Pistil Flowers is a fast-paced floral company nestled in the the downtown Financial core. We are currently hiring talented designers to join our innovative design team.

If you are a self motivated, design concious individual with rock star interpersonal skills, please send along your resume to: yvonne@pistilflowers.com

We look forward to meeting you.

B.H. FLOWER WHOLESALE LTD.

Operations Supervisor (NOC 1211)

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for the daily planning and execution of warehouse operations
  • Responsible for the welfare and leadership of a group of employees to ensure safe, productive and efficient operations with all shifts
  • Monitor accuracy of employees to review objectives, service levels, productivity targets and the allocation of duties
  • Assist with scheduling, and monitoring of all warehouse personnel
  • Assist with the recruitment, orientation and training of warehouse employees
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement and customer partnering initiatives
  • Ensure smooth flow of processes to ensure productivity targets are achieved
  • Maintenance of site sanitation to the highest levels
  • Performance feedback and ongoing evaluation of staff
  • Manage employees through motivation and progressive discipline
  • Responsible to assist with special projects as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned

Terms of Employment: Permanent

Wage: $25 hourly for 30 hours per week

Benefit: 12 days paid holidays

Qualifications/skills Requirements:

  • Education: Completion of Secondary School
  • Experience: Minimum of two years of supervisory experience
  • Language: Speak English, Read English, and Write English

How to apply: bhflowercanada@gmail.com

Contact Information:
BH Flower Wholesale LTD.
910 Mid-Way Blvd.
Mississauga, Ontario L5T 1T9

YORK REGION FLOWER SHOP FOR SALE

Excellent opportunity to take over an established flower shop in Newmarket, near a major hospital, two funeral homes, retirement residences and several new residential subdivisions, currently under construction in close proximity.

The store is located at a major intersection, with great visibility in a busy plaza with ample free parking, lots of foot traffic and features a large display window to capture interest. The store maintains a strong online presence and loyal repeat clientele.

All inventory and fixtures are included in the sale

  • Large walk-in cooler
  • Display cooler
  • Computer/printer, cash till
  • Website and social media
  • Custom built desks and storage
  • Display tables, shelving and merchandising pieces
  • Seasonal gift-ware, home decor
  • Vases, baskets, buckets, houseplants and floral supplies, ribbon printer, etc

Great chance for a sole entrepreneur or a partnership

Asking $45,000 - Price is negotiable for a quick sale

This is a private sale.

Interested parties can send inquiry emails to yorkregionfloristforsale@gmail .com
or call Lorraine at 647-999-6804 for details.


Downtown flower shop has an opening for a full-time floral designer. Completion of a formal training program or equivalent experience in the retail floral industry is required. Must be creative and resourceful, and be able to communicate well with customers. Working knowledge of the FTD Mercury system would be useful. Position requires weekend work.

Please fax resume to King West Flowers at (416) 203-3036 or email to: contact@kingwestflowers.com

Terrain Flowers

Looking for Shop Assistant / Junior Florist

The floral industry demands more than just knowledge of blooms – business knowledge, customer service and an eye for design are also necessary for success. We will do training for our systems, but some knowledge and skills are required. A commitment to exceptional customer service is required.

Position Summary

  • This is a sales role that entails answering telephone calls, e-mails, walk-in customers, suppliers, delivery drivers, and all unsolicited sales people! Flexible schedule, part-time and full-time during peak periods.
  • Responsible for efficient shop upkeep, restocking, wrapping, delivery co-ordination (phone, online tools, maps, city areas, logistical solutions – under promise, over delivery to clients, best method, best driver), and processing sales. Bring a willingness to learn TF Standards.
  • Experience or familiarity with: sales (up-selling), exceptional customer service, point-of-sale machines, Microsoft office suite, basic floral design and/or gardening aptitude.
  • Additionally, should have floral and/or business training - floral certificate or at least one year of floral shop experience

Required Skills:

  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills: written and verbal
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving: resolve issues before they become a problem

Send your resume to work@terrainflowers.com


Floral Merchandiser/ Rep.

Quick, timely and efficient Direct Store Delivery (DSD) of required product.

Effective maintenance of floral displays; Merchandising and cooperation with store staff to merchandise in between drops

Contribute to customer satisfaction

Safe operation of a vehicle

Inventory management and sales growth

Responsibilities (Samples Tasks)

Load and deliver product, clean and maintain stands, record loss, invoice creation and accuracy

Follow a DSD schedule and make suggestions based on data collected from stores

Resolve customer concerns and respond to customer inquiries; follow protocol from MFT and retail store staff especially with regards to safety and vehicle operation

Communicate customer feedback within Mexican Flower Trading(MFT) and provide input into customer programs

Ensure a steady, manageable increase in sales

As a Merchandising and inventory specialist, this position is also accountable for:

• Reporting store by store and growth initiatives

• Be able to work independently and as a team, continually improving processes and speed

Generic Accountabilities:

• Providing advice and recommendations for improvement

• Supporting the company's goals

• Working cooperatively with others

• Informing the direct supervisor if progress on tasks is better or worse than expected

• Requesting clarification when in doubt

Skills, Knowledge & Qualifications

a high school diploma is required

Driver licence is required;

Knowledge of flowers, including care, features, benefits is an asset, but an openness to learn and adapt is essential

Previous experience in merchandising, and floral, or sales is an asset

Previous work in the retail is an asset.

Continuous improvement mindset and general knowledge continuous improvement approaches

Demonstrated success in implementing process improvements is highly valuable

Must be at minimum, a basic user of Microsoft Office products

Savvy with technology and comfortable with adopting new technologies

Keen eye for visual placement, merchandising.

We will be looking first for 3 reps to start ASAP based from Mississauga, and then shortly thereafter be seeking reps In London, Oshawa(Pickering, Bowmanville or Cobourg), Newmarket- and within a year, a rep for the Eastern Ontario Region (Ottawa).

Please contact us at 905-670-0870- Ask for Rebecca.

www.thebouquetpeople.ca

Broadview Flower Market is looking for a part-time floral designer, willing to work on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, with some experience already.

Other responsibilities include:

- customer service for walk-in customers, phone, and online orders
- designing arrangements for display, and for orders
- assist in making wedding flowers

If you are interested, please contact us at broadviewflowermarket@gmail.com or at
416-778-0288

Forest of Flowers Franchise Corp. currently recruiting a Store Operations Manager for Full Time Position

Forest of Flowers was founded in 1996 and expanded into a successful Franchise Company in 2010 with currently 16 stores in 8 cities across Southwestern Ontario . We strive for excellence and are dedicated to satisfying and exceeding the needs and expectations of our customers and employees while we hold ourselves to the highest standards in the areas of integrity, honesty, commitment and accountability. We create a positive, team focused environment and believe in continually educating our team through training to provide superb customer satisfaction.

This position requires the following:
• Some level of previous Floral Experience
• Retail operations and the consumer sales process, ideally in a franchisee environment.
• Demonstrated experience in management best practices – documented SOP's and lean operations, training programs, staff management practices.
• Demonstrated leadership ability – training, coaching, and motivating.
• A proven understanding of retail financial metrics, and ability to correct and adjust to changing circumstances while protecting the integrity of the metrics.
• A general knowledge and appreciation of the sales and the marketing function.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Team Development and Leadership for Franchise and Corporate stores
• Research and Planning in support of the Franchise Corporation and the Brand
• Franchise education and support on a daily basis
• Assist to increase consumer awareness through planning and implementing an annual marketing strategy
• Operations support using our EST Tool, Merchandising and weekly Buy templates
Personality traits
• Excellent communication and relationship building skills
• Excellence in all professional and personal areas of life
• Detail oriented, works well within a Team environment by creating a positive and opportunistic environment for Franchisees, their staff and corporate employees
• Dedication to exceeding the expectations of our customers, Franchisee's , and staff
• Ability to work under pressure
• Character of holding ourselves to the highest standards of integrity, honesty, commitment and accountability

Compensation
This is a Full Time position working from our London Head Office. Depending on the level of experience in all areas the wage will be $50,000 to $75,000 plus a bonus structure.
Interested applicants are encouraged to send a cover letter and Resume to;
Richard Overbeek
Vice president of operations richard@forestofflowers.com

APPLEBY FAMILY FLORISTS

Our award winning flower and gift shop has been in Burlington for 34 years.

We have a loyal clientele base both domestic and international. New customers come from referrals, corporations, walk-ins, charity events and through our website. Please check our reviews online.

Our store offers a myriad of flower arrangements and many unique gift items. We have excellent designers with years of experience, who are skilled at doing weddings, baby showers, birthdays, prom/graduations, funerals and flowers for any other occasions.

Located in a large busy mall that has a variety of businesses. Rent is very reasonable!

Please contact:

Barbara Beers, Broker Of Record, B.Comm; MVA
Royal LePage
Burloak Barbara Beers

Direct Line: 905-634-2335
Office: 905-634-7755
barbara@barbarabeers.com
www.barbarabeers.com

THE GREEN PETAL

Hiring for Head Designer.
Full Time, Permanent Position.
Wage dependent on experience.
Live & work where others come to vacation!
Responsible for daily operations of a busy flower shop in the great mountain town of Fernie, BC

Duties will include, designing for everyday orders, weddings, and funerals, billing house accounts, deliveries, and some cleaning. We are a small shop and everyone share responsibilities of cleaning,etc.

Design Diva's need not apply! :)

Experience, skill and education needed for the job:

We are looking for an energetic, friendly, hardworking and creative individual who wants to join a growing team at a successful and published design shop! The right applicant will be up to date on current floral trends and techniques.

The applicant must have/be:
- minimum 2 years of floral design experience or education, or be able to prove equivalent skill through portfolio.
- Valid Driver's License
-Experience ordering and caring for large shipments of flowers.
- great customer and staff relation skills.
- be a team player and able to work alone
- Preference given to applicants with head designer or managerial experience - though willing to train in this area.
If you would love to live in the mountains, work at a thriving shop, and find a job with opportunities to grow then please send us your resume & portfolio! email to carmen@thegreenpetal.ca

Check out our shop & work at www.thegreenpetal.ca

Permanent part-time floral design position available.

Qualified candidates must have 2-3 years experience and certificate/diploma from an accredited school of floral design. Knowledge of Mercury and Dove systems an asset; have excellent command of verbal and written English skills and superb customer service. Please forward resume and 3 recent photos of work done ie. wedding, funeral, everyday to passmoresflowersinc@gmail.com

Please note only qualified candidates will be contacted

HUGE CLEARANCE SALE!!

Owner downsizing. If you're in the business or just getting started this is your lucky day!

I have a beautiful selection of decor items & accessories to choose from: Large double door flower cooler, Vases, Pedestals/urns, Drapery panels/bolts of materials, Overlays/runners, Wedding arches, Ribbons, 7 ft. Free standing tree, party lighting and many more items.

Please text or call me at 905-472-2712 or e-mail eleganzadesigns@rogers.com



Forest of Flowers in Mississauga is looking for a part time floral designer with some experience. Responsibilities will include:

  • Processing and cleaning flowers
  • Designing for the cooler, orders and walk in customers
  • Customer service for walk in customers, phone, internet and wire orders
  • Store maintenance

Must be flexible for day, evening and weekend shifts. Please contact us via email
( erinwood@forestofflowers.com ) or call 647-866-6074