Profession flower and garden specialised seller
Flower and garden specialised sellers sell flowers, plants, seeds and/or fertilisers in specialised shops.
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- Enterprising / Conventional
Cultivation of flowers and ornamental plants including houseplants and pot plants.
- Product comprehension
The offered products, their functionalities, properties and legal and regulatory requirements.
- Sales argumentation
Techniques and sales methods used in order to present a product or service to customers in a persuasive manner and to meet their expectations and needs.
- Plant care products
The variety of products used to treat and invigorate plants such as fertilizers, sprayers, etc.
- Characteristics of services
The characteristics of a service that might include having acquired information about its application, function, features, use and support requirements.
- E-commerce systems
Basic digital architecture and commercial transactions for trading products or services conducted via Internet, e-mail, mobile devices, social media, etc.
- Characteristics of plants
The varieties, characteristics and structural and functional features of plants, depending on their habitat.
- Characteristics of products
The tangible characteristics of a product such as its materials, properties and functions, as well as its different applications, features, use and support requirements.
- Floral composition techniques
The different ways of combining flowers and plants, according to ornamental techniques.
- Flower and plant products
The offered flower and plant products, their functionalities, properties and legal and regulatory requirements.
- Handle sensitive products
Properly store and present sensitive products, taking care of relevant factors like temperature, light exposure, moisture levels, etc.
- Demonstrate products' features
Demonstrate how to use a product in a correct and safe manner, provide customers with information on the product's main features and benefits, explain operation, correct use and maintenance. Persuade potential customers to purchase items.
- Maintain store cleanliness
Keep the store tidy and clean by hovering and mopping.
- Carry out order intake
Take in of purchase requests for items that are currently unavailable.
- Design floral decorations
Design and apply floral decorations such as sprays, wreaths and corsages.
- Monitor stock level
Evaluate how much stock is used and determine what should be ordered.
- Advise customers on types of flowers
Provide customers with advice on types and varieties of plants and flowers, floral arrangements and decorations for specific occasions.
- Organise product display
Arrange goods in attractive and safe way. Set up a counter or other display area where demonstrations take place in order to attract the attention of prospective customers. Organise and maintain stands for merchandise display. Create and assemble sales spot and product displays for sales process.
- Issue sales invoices
Prepare the invoice of goods sold or services provided, containing individual prices, the total charge, and the terms. Complete order processing for orders received via telephone, fax and internet and calculate the customer’s final bill.
- Guarantee customer satisfaction
Handle customer expectations in a professional manner, anticipating and addressing their needs and desires. Provide flexible customer service to ensure customer satisfaction and loyalty.
- Ensure compliance with legal requirements
Guarantee compliance with established and applicable standards and legal requirements such as specifications, policies, standards or law for the goal that organisations aspire to achieve in their efforts.
- Provide customer guidance on product selection
Provide suitable advice and assistance so that customers find the exact goods and services they were looking for. Discuss product selection and availability.
- Organise storage facilities
Order the contents of a storage area to improve efficiency with respect to the inflow and outflow of the stored items.
- Provide fertilizer recommendation for flowers
Discuss and recommend different types of fertilisers, and explain when and how they should be prepared and applied.
- Provide customer follow-up services
Register, follow-up, solve and respond to customer requests, complaints and after-sales services.
- Carry out active selling
Deliver thoughts and ideas in impactful and influencing manner to persuade customers to become interested in new products and promotions. Persuade clients that a product or service will satisfy their needs.
- Plan aftersales arrangements
Come to an agreement with the customer about the delivery, setup and service of the goods; perform appropriate measures to ensure delivery.
- Sell flowers
Sell natural and artificial flowers, potted plants, soil, floral accessories, fertilisers and seeds.
- Apply numeracy skills
Practise reasoning and apply simple or complex numerical concepts and calculations.
- Process refunds
Resolve customer inquiries for returns, exchange of merchandise, refunds or bill adjustments. Follow organisational guidelines during this process.
- Carry out products preparation
Assemble and prepare goods and demonstrate their functionalities to customers.
- Use different communication channels
Use various types of communication channels such as verbal, handwritten, digital and telephonic communication with the aim of constructing and sharing information and ideas.
- Prevent shoplifting
Identify shoplifters and methods by which shoplifters try to steal. Implement anti-shoplifting policies and procedures to protect against theft.
- Create flower arrangements
Select suitable flora and foliage to create floral arrangements and match arrangements with decorative accessories such as pieces of ceramic and vases.
- Operate cash register
Register and handle cash transactions by using point of sale register.
- Stock shelves
Refill shelves with merchandise to be sold.
- Identify customer's needs
Use appropriate questions and active listening in order to identify customer expectations, desires and requirements according to product and services.
- Examine merchandise
Control items put up for sale are correctly priced and displayed and that they function as advertised.