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Jobs at GBC Group

The Garden Buildings Centre is a retail company for high quality outdoor garden leisure buildings and we currently have available the following positions:

  • Sales Manager - Bristol
  • Assistant Manager - Bridgemere
  • Assistant Manager - Liverpool
  • Assistant Manager - Peterborough
  • Assistant Manager - Warrington
  • Sales Manager - Preston
  • Bookkeeper/Accounts Assistant - Lincoln

Sales Manager - Bristol

Based at our established display centre in Bristol, we have a full-time vacancy for a Sales Manager.

We are looking for people with a mature and enthusiastic attitude. This vacancy combines the responsibility of running one of our first class GBC display centres with strong selling and administrative skills. We pride ourselves on offering a diverse range of first class products to our customers and we expect a top class team to run and operate our display centre. Have you got what we are looking for?

  1. Sales background
  2. Literate and numerate
  3. Good IT skills
  4. Housekeeping duties on showsite
  5. Mixed weekend work rota
  6. Drawing/technical skills an advantage
  7. Confidence, sense of humour and enthusiasm
  8. Be able to work on own initiative and in a team sometimes under pressure
  9. Confident, assertive and self motivated
  10. Resourceful and enthusiastic
  11. Commercially aware
  12. Driving licence would be an advantage

We operate from 35 of Britain's best garden centres and are expected to maintain high standards of presentation and service.

Our buildings range from sheds and greenhouses for a few hundred pounds to garden offices often worth £15,000 or more.

Can you listen carefully to our customers' requirements, translate those into sketches and estimates, and persuade them to place their orders?

If so please get in touch.

  • Basic salary £19,055 per annum, OTE £25,055 plus uncapped commission

To Apply

Please submit your CV online here.

If you are unsure whether you are suitable for this job or you wish to find out more about the role please use the link above or our contact form.

Assistant Manager - Bridgemere

Based at our established display centre in Bridgemere, we have a full-time vacancy for an Assistant Sales Manager.

We are looking for people with a mature and enthusiastic attitude. This vacancy combines the responsibility of running one of our first class GBC display centres with strong selling and administrative skills. We pride ourselves on offering a diverse range of first class products to our customers and we expect a top class team to run and operate our display centre. Have you got what we are looking for?

  1. Sales background
  2. Literate and numerate
  3. Good IT skills
  4. Housekeeping duties on showsite
  5. Mixed weekend work rota
  6. Drawing/technical skills an advantage
  7. Confidence, sense of humour and enthusiasm
  8. Be able to work on own initiative and in a team sometimes under pressure
  9. Confident, assertive and self motivated
  10. Resourceful and enthusiastic
  11. Commercially aware
  12. Driving licence would be an advantage

We operate from 35 of Britain's best garden centres and are expected to maintain high standards of presentation and service.

Our buildings range from sheds and greenhouses for a few hundred pounds to garden offices often worth £15,000 or more.

Can you listen carefully to our customers' requirements, translate those into sketches and estimates, and persuade them to place their orders?

If so please get in touch.

  • Basic salary £15,209 per annum, OTE £21,055 plus uncapped commission

To Apply

Please submit your CV online here.

If you are unsure whether you are suitable for this job or you wish to find out more about the role please use the link above or our contact form.

Assistant Manager - Liverpool

Based at our display centre in Liverpool, we have a full-time vacancy for an Assistant Sales Manager.

We are looking for people with a mature and enthusiastic attitude. This vacancy combines the responsibility of running one of our first class GBC display centres with strong selling and administrative skills. We pride ourselves on offering a diverse range of first class products to our customers and we expect a top class team to run and operate our display centre. Have you got what we are looking for?

  1. Sales background
  2. Literate and numerate
  3. Good IT skills
  4. Housekeeping duties on showsite
  5. Mixed weekend work rota
  6. Drawing/technical skills an advantage
  7. Confidence, sense of humour and enthusiasm
  8. Be able to work on own initiative and in a team sometimes under pressure
  9. Confident, assertive and self motivated
  10. Resourceful and enthusiastic
  11. Commercially aware
  12. Driving licence would be an advantage

We operate from 35 of Britain's best garden centres and are expected to maintain high standards of presentation and service.

Our buildings range from sheds and greenhouses for a few hundred pounds to garden offices often worth £15,000 or more.

Can you listen carefully to our customers' requirements, translate those into sketches and estimates, and persuade them to place their orders?

If so please get in touch.

  • Basic salary £15,209 per annum, OTE £21,055 plus uncapped commission

To Apply

Please submit your CV online here.

If you are unsure whether you are suitable for this job or you wish to find out more about the role please use the link above or our contact form.

Assistant Manager - Peterborough

Based at our display centre in Peterborough, we have a full-time vacancy for an Assistant Sales Manager.

We are looking for people with a mature and enthusiastic attitude. This vacancy combines the responsibility of running one of our first class GBC display centres with strong selling and administrative skills. We pride ourselves on offering a diverse range of first class products to our customers and we expect a top class team to run and operate our display centre. Have you got what we are looking for?

  1. Sales background
  2. Literate and numerate
  3. Good IT skills
  4. Housekeeping duties on showsite
  5. Mixed weekend work rota
  6. Drawing/technical skills an advantage
  7. Confidence, sense of humour and enthusiasm
  8. Be able to work on own initiative and in a team sometimes under pressure
  9. Confident, assertive and self motivated
  10. Resourceful and enthusiastic
  11. Commercially aware
  12. Driving licence would be an advantage

We operate from 35 of Britain's best garden centres and are expected to maintain high standards of presentation and service.

Our buildings range from sheds and greenhouses for a few hundred pounds to garden offices often worth £15,000 or more.

Can you listen carefully to our customers' requirements, translate those into sketches and estimates, and persuade them to place their orders?

If so please get in touch.

  • Basic salary £15,209 per annum, OTE £21,055 plus uncapped commission

To Apply

Please submit your CV online here.

If you are unsure whether you are suitable for this job or you wish to find out more about the role please use the link above or our contact form.

Assistant Manager - Warrington

Based at our established display centre in Warrington, we have a full-time vacancy for an Assistant Sales Manager.

We are looking for people with a mature and enthusiastic attitude. This vacancy combines the responsibility of running one of our first class GBC display centres with strong selling and administrative skills. We pride ourselves on offering a diverse range of first class products to our customers and we expect a top class team to run and operate our display centre. Have you got what we are looking for?

  1. Sales background
  2. Literate and numerate
  3. Good IT skills
  4. Housekeeping duties on showsite
  5. Mixed weekend work rota
  6. Drawing/technical skills an advantage
  7. Confidence, sense of humour and enthusiasm
  8. Be able to work on own initiative and in a team sometimes under pressure
  9. Confident, assertive and self motivated
  10. Resourceful and enthusiastic
  11. Commercially aware
  12. Driving licence would be an advantage

We operate from 35 of Britain's best garden centres and are expected to maintain high standards of presentation and service.

Our buildings range from sheds and greenhouses for a few hundred pounds to garden offices often worth £15,000 or more.

Can you listen carefully to our customers' requirements, translate those into sketches and estimates, and persuade them to place their orders?

If so please get in touch.

  • Basic salary £15,209 per annum, OTE £21,055 plus uncapped commission

To Apply

Please submit your CV online here.

If you are unsure whether you are suitable for this job or you wish to find out more about the role please use the link above or our contact form.

Sales Manager - Preston

Based at our established display centre in Preston, we have a full-time vacancy for a Sales Manager.

We are looking for people with a mature and enthusiastic attitude. This vacancy combines the responsibility of running one of our first class GBC display centres with strong selling and administrative skills. We pride ourselves on offering a diverse range of first class products to our customers and we expect a top class team to run and operate our display centre. Have you got what we are looking for?

  1. Sales background
  2. Literate and numerate
  3. Good IT skills
  4. Housekeeping duties on showsite
  5. Mixed weekend work rota
  6. Drawing/technical skills an advantage
  7. Confidence, sense of humour and enthusiasm
  8. Be able to work on own initiative and in a team sometimes under pressure
  9. Confident, assertive and self motivated
  10. Resourceful and enthusiastic
  11. Commercially aware
  12. Driving licence would be an advantage

We operate from 35 of Britain's best garden centres and are expected to maintain high standards of presentation and service.

Our buildings range from sheds and greenhouses for a few hundred pounds to garden offices often worth £15,000 or more.

Can you listen carefully to our customers' requirements, translate those into sketches and estimates, and persuade them to place their orders?

If so please get in touch.

  • Basic salary £19,055 per annum, OTE £25,055 plus uncapped commission

To Apply

Please submit your CV online here.

If you are unsure whether you are suitable for this job or you wish to find out more about the role please use the link above or our contact form

Bookkeeper/Accounts Assistant - Lincoln

A vacancy has arisen for a qualified / experienced full time bookkeeper and/or accounts assistant to work in our Lincoln office. This is an exciting time for GBC as new sites and products are being added to enhance the already exciting range. The accounts team now wishes to employ a full-time experienced bookkeeper or accounts assistant who can get straight to work.

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the successful applicant will contribute to the maintenance of accounting records, stock control and day to day financial and administrative procedures. The job could comprise work across sales and purchase ledgers to include any of the following:

  • Processing and analysing field team and management expenses
  • Posting customer receipts to customer accounts and monthly reconciliation of the debtors ledger
  • Posting supplier invoices to supplier accounts and monthly reconciliation of supplier accounts
  • Raising sales and commission invoices
  • Working on staff bonuses and commission payments to a deadline and liaising with external accountants on the same
  • Raising purchase orders and assisting in maintaining accurate stock records
  • Assist with VAT return preparation
  • Assist with monthly management accounts preparation

Who are we looking for?

You must be experienced in Sage 50 - there can be no exceptions to this.
Experienced in Microsoft Office to basic use of Excel and Word. Advanced Excel skills would be an advantage. You must be adaptable and be able to use your initiative.
Qualified by experience candidates are welcome to apply.

In return for your hard work in the accounts team we are offering a salary package of £19,500.

If you have the skills and experience required to excel in this position we want to hear from you.

To Apply

Please submit your CV online here.

If you are unsure whether you are suitable for this job or you wish to find out more about the role please use the link above or our contact form

 

How we help you develop.

At all of our show sites we aim to build positive and enthusiastic teams who will perform to our high standards. Team spirit is stimulated, developed and enhanced through the input of our passion and enthusiasm from all levels of management.

A new employee will follow a comprehensive programme aimed at allowing them to develop and gain product knowledge to make them comfortable and professional within their new role.

We truly believe that a good sales advisor should be allowed to achieve their learning objectives in a vibrant atmosphere and within a company which is moving forward in their industry.

We are moving ahead to improve our quality of service and level of approach on a day to day basis and need people who are self motivated, with drive and enthusiasm to work on our show sites.

"I began with the company many years ago as a general sales advisor and have grown with them to achieve the role of Group General Manager. I believe determination, hard work and most of all an enjoyable working atmosphere within a great team is what counts! I am now in a position to offer that same opportunity to new staff joining us and build a professional sales force to guide our buyers through the extensive range of products that we offer as the Country's largest retailer of high quality garden buildings".
Tina Potter - General Manager