Recruitment - Job Vacancies

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

  1. Assistant Sales Manager - Abingdon/Oxford
  2. Sales Manager - Oxford
  3. Sales Manager - Southampton
  4. Web Developer ASP/VBScript - West Hagley
  5. Relief Manager - Southampton/Ferndown
  6. Assistant Sales Manager - Liverpool
  7. Assistant Sales Manager - Aberdeen
  8. Assistant Sales Manager - Glasgow North/Milngavie
  9. Sales Manager - Solihull
  10. Assistant Sales Manager - Shrewsbury

Assistant Sales Manager - Abingdon/Oxford

Based at our established display centres in Abingdon and Oxford, we have a full time vacancy for an assistant sales person.

We are looking for people with a mature and enthusiastic attitude. This vacancy combines the responsibility of running two 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. 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 33 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 + attractive bonus scheme - OTE £20,766

To Apply

Please use the link below to apply for this position.

Send us your CV

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 Oxford

Based at our established display centre in Oxfordshire, 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 33 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 + attractive bonus scheme - OTE £24,500

To Apply

Please use the link below to apply for this position.

Send us your CV

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 Southampton

Based at our established display centre in West End, Southampton, 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 33 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 + attractive bonus scheme - OTE £24,500

To Apply

Please use the link below to apply for this position.

Send us your CV

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.



Web Developer ASP/VBScript - West Hagley

The Position
We are looking for an enthusiastic website developer with extensive experience in Classic ASP/VB Script. The post holder will be capable of creating complex e-commerce websites from scratch and be comfortable with hand-coding in HTML, ASP, CSS and JavaScript. Experience with frameworks such as JQuery and Foundation would be an advantage. Experience in database design is an essential requirement. As an established business, there are many systems/processes in place which we are looking to improve upon so a forward thinking individual is required.

Working within the IT department, the post holder will be expected to provide a diverse attitude towards other roles and contribute to the ongoing improvement of the department and business. This position provides exposure to a broad range of IT and sales related projects and activities.

The Department
The GBC Group IT department is responsible for supporting and maintaining the company's IT systems (hardware and software) and for providing efficient desktop support to all business users. The department resolves any IT-related faults quickly and efficiently, involving a broad range of queries. In an effort to improve efficiency across the company, the IT department work closely with the marketing department to produce marketing material for all GBC display centres. The IT department are responsible for the company 0800 number and assume a responsibility for the 'Head Office' function of the business.

Responsible to
This role reports directly to the IT Manager

Technical Skills Required

  • An excellent portfolio of ecommerce websites
  • Ability to create a full ecommerce website from scratch
  • A good level of commercial development experience (probably from a web design agency)
  • Extensive experience in HTML
  • Extensive experience in ASP/VB Script
  • JavaScript (including frameworks/JQuery)
  • CSS
  • Creative flair for design with experience with Adobe design tools
  • Have experience in database design (MySql), indexing and maintenance
  • SagePay integration
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid experience with web standards, SEO and accessibility

Hours, Location and Salary
Location: This role is based in West Hagley, Stourbridge.
Hours: Working hours are 9am 6pm, Monday to Friday.
Salary: A competitive salary is on offer, commensurate with the role.

To Apply
Please use the link below to apply for this position.

Send us your CV

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.



Relief Manager - Southampton/Ferndown

Based at our established display centres on the south coast, we have a full-time vacancy for a Relief Manager.

We are looking for people with a mature and enthusiastic attitude. This vacancy combines the responsibility of running two 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 33 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 + attractive bonus scheme - OTE £24,500

To Apply

Please use the link below to apply for this position.

Send us your CV

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 Sales Manager - Liverpool

Based at our established display centre in Liverpool, we have a full time vacancy for an assistant sales person.

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. 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 33 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 + attractive bonus scheme - OTE £20,766

To Apply

Please use the link below to apply for this position.

Send us your CV

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 Sales Manager - Aberdeen

Based at our established display centre in Aberdeen, we have a full time vacancy for an assistant sales person.

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. 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 33 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 + attractive bonus scheme - OTE £20,766

To Apply

Please use the link below to apply for this position.

Send us your CV

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 Sales Manager - Glasgow North/Milngavie

Based at our established display centre in Milngavie, we have a full time vacancy for an assistant sales person.

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. 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 33 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 + attractive bonus scheme - OTE £20,766

To Apply

Please use the link below to apply for this position.

Send us your CV

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 - Solihull

Based at our established display centre in Shirley/Solihull, 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 33 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 + attractive bonus scheme - OTE £24,500

To Apply

Please use the link below to apply for this position.

Send us your CV

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 Sales Manager - Shrewsbury

Based at our established display centre in Shrewsbury, we have a full time vacancy for an assistant sales person.

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. 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 33 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 + attractive bonus scheme - OTE £20,766

To Apply

Please use the link below to apply for this position.

Send us your CV

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.

GBC Group

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

If you are interested in any of the positions we currently have available, you may submit your CV to us by clicking on the 'Send us your CV' button.

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