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Due to phenomenal growth over recent months, we’re excited to announce new job opportunities for our Alconbury Hill site in Cambridgeshire. We’re just as passionate about our people as we are our products. Whether you are a trained Horticulturalist, a Marketing Guru, Warehouse Operative or Sales Representative you’ll be equally welcome at the Westland Group.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to join us and be part of our amazing journey, then we’d love to hear from you.

 

Finance

 

Group Financial Accountant’ –  Dungannon, Ireland

Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, this role will see you be responsible for monthly consolidated management accounts and group audit for all entities within the Westland Group. The successful candidate will be recently qualified financial accountant (Chartered ideally ACA), computer literate and proficient on all Microsoft Office programs i.e – Excel with previous experience in Audit / tax essential.

 

Sales

 

Territory Sales Manager – midlands

Essential: Experience within Pet Care

Due to high demand, we have a new opportunity for an experienced “Territory Sales Manager” to join our award-winning sales team in the Midlands. This role is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills within a fast moving, entrepreneurial business working within an exciting channel. Reporting to the Divisional Director, this role will see you build and develop customer relationships in the Pet Channel, driving in-store distribution through existing and new business. The right candidate will be energetic, pro-active with a real flair for building long-term customer relationships and show resilience, drive and commitment to achieving KPI’s. Previous experience in sales and the pet care is essential.

 

Technical Area Sales Manager – Sinclair Professional 

Region: South West of England (Bristol/Worcester) 

 

Due to phenomenal growth over recent months, we’re looking for an experienced ‘Technical Area Sales Manager‘ to join our award-winning team. This role will see you sell the full range of Sinclair professional media, bark and fertilisers to a wide range of commercial growers and distributors driving profitable growth in your designated area. Essential Skills: * 3 years’ relevant successful business experience, commercial experience preferably with professional growers, exposure or understanding of dealing with professional growers, horticulture or agriculture industry is highly desirable, graduate/diploma in horticulture or soil science, understands the professional growers market with a current driving licence/willingness to travel.

 

Marketing & Category

 

Senior Brand Manager – Bird Care Division

Locations: Driffield (Yorkshire) or Alconbury Hill (Cambridgeshire)

 

Reporting to the Head of Marketing & Category, we’re looking for an experienced Senior Brand Manager to be our brand champion for our brands which include Peckish, Gardman and Bucktons. This is a very exciting role to take ownership of a hugely successful portfolio. This role will see you develop, establish and support the delivery of the 3-year marketing plan including brand architecture, brand positioning, product offer and clear channel support. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Brand or Product Manager who is ready for their next step up in their career, or an experienced SBM who is ready to run with this incredible portfolio of brands.

 

Senior Brand Manager – Kent & Stowe (Durables)

Permanent

Reporting to the Head of Marketing & Category, this role will see you develop, establish and deliver our brand identity and oversee NPD to ensure the product range is delivered on time and ready for launch. This is a senior marketing role where you will be the brand champion and will take ownership of one of our leading heritage brands. The successful Senior Brand Manager will have full leadership of their category from day one and you will be expected to scope, design, deliver and evaluate a medium-term plan with the goal of creating and delivering compelling cross company activity, as well as growing the fame of the brand.

 

Brand Manager – Lawns and Plant Food

Permanent

This is a very exciting opportunity for an exceptional marketer to make a huge impact in our dynamic and fast-paced team. Reporting to the Head of Marketing & Category, this role will see you champion one of our most dynamic product portfolios, plus offer support across other retail categories within the group. This role would suit a Brand Manager who is looking to expand their career into a new sector, or an Assistant Brand Manager who is ready for their next step up.

 

Technical

 

Technical Officer – Product Development Team

Alconbury Hill 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented Graduate who is looking to join a UK leader in Horticulture. Reporting to the Head of Technical, your primary responsibility will be to support innovation, technical asset creation and commercial value of our products across all of our markets. The successful candidate will have experience in gardening / horticulture / biological / agricultural sciences or related subject, desire to work as part of a technical department with a horticulture​/agriculture/biology/environmental sciences degree.

 

Creative

 

Senior Graphic Designer/Artworker

 

We have a very exciting opportunity for an experienced ‘Senior Graphic Designer/Artworker’ to join our creative team in Alconbury Hill, Huntingdon. Reporting to the In-House Design Manager, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of creative projects for our key customers, working within an exciting and fast paced environment. You will also be a brand guardian, meticulous about everything you design, have passion and expertise in print and love collaborating with other teams.

 

This role would ideally suit a retail and POS creative with the ability to develop impactful, original and innovative ideas, and to then execute/design them with precision and flair.

 

Jobs at Marshalls

 

 

Marshalls  – Email Marketing Manager 

Alconbury Hill / Remote working 

Apply now – recruit@marshallsgarden.com

 

A very exciting opportunity for an experienced ‘Email Marketing Manager’ to join our growing digital marketing team in Marshalls. This is varied role working in a fast-paced environment within the world of online horticulture and gardening retail. Reporting to the Head of Marketing and eCommerce, this role will see you be responsible for the strategy and execution of the daily marketing emails, lifecycle and targeted/segmented campaigns, and take ownership of producing beautiful and engaging content to grow new and existing audiences. You will have strong experience in customer-centric and data-led CRM, be familiar with designing and implementing CRM programmes across the customer journey, focusing on customer acquisition, conversion, and retention streams. You will be an experienced CRM marketeer, with a specific interest in email marketing, online personalisation and direct mail, although not limited to these channels. You like to be curious, and working with data selections and campaign analysis to inform your next campaign which will come naturally to you.

 

How To Apply

If you would like further information on our current vacancies or apply directly, please contact Louise Jones, In-House Recruitment Manager for Westland Horticulture, Alconbury Hill, Cambridgeshire

Email: recruit@westland.com

All Recruitment enquires are kept confidential.

We do have a preferred supplier list for the provision of recruitment services and we will not accept unsolicited CVs from suppliers not currently on our PSL. Continued unsolicited approaches will affect our decision to consider your interest in working with the Westland Group in the future

 

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