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Events Coordinator (Community Champion) Dobbies Edinburgh, Melville Nursery, Lasswade, EH18 1AZ

Role Overview
Here at Dobbies Garden Centres, we are looking for an experienced Events Coordinator (community champion) to join our team.

Duties will include developing a network of contacts in the local community: i.e. with local schools, charities, community centres, community groups, hospitals.  You will work with the management team to agree a programme of community activities, follow briefs from Head Office regarding community and event activity. You will manage the Here We Grow community budget, organise all community events and charitable collections, be present at all community events and presentations, oversee all community seasonal initiative issued by Head Office, eg Christmas tree donations, draft regular press releases about my store’s community activity, communicate effectively with the head office team and any other activities associated within a retail environment. 

About You
To be successful for this role you will have proven experience of planning and coordinating community and charity activities. You will have a fantastic eye for detail and have the ability and creativity to drive the community agenda forward for the store.

What we offer
This role attracts a competitive rate of dependant on experience.  We offer 30 days annual leave (pro rate for part-time colleagues, a company contributed pension scheme and fantastic staff discount.  Full training will be provided to ensure you have the knowledge and confidence to succeed in the role.

About Dobbies
For 150 years, the Dobbies name has stood for quality. During this time we've been proud to provide the very best products and expert advice to gardeners throughout the UK.

Today Dobbies is one of the UK's largest Garden Centre retailers with 34 stores across Scotland, England and Northern Ireland. Naturally, we have one of the biggest and best ranges of quality plants and gardening equipment around.  You don’t have to be an avid gardener to enjoy Dobbies because, as well as having everything to make your garden grow, we have everything you need to simply relax and enjoy your garden – and much more.

Do you think you’ve got what it takes to grow your career with Dobbies?  Are you passionate about putting customers first?  Do you thrive on being part of a successful team that consistently delivers, flourishing in a busy, fast-paced environment?  If you answered yes then we want to hear from you.  Click apply now to submit your application.

Dobbies Edinburgh
Melville Nursery, Lasswade, EH18 1AZ

  • Job Ref DO3293
  • Branch Dobbies Edinburgh
  • Location Dobbies Edinburgh, Lasswade
  • Salary/Benefits Competitive Rate of Pay
  • Contract type Temporary/Seasonal
  • Hours Part Time
  • Shift pattern Flexible shifts throughout the week including weekends
  • Hours per week 20 hours per week
  • Posted date 10/04/2019
  • Closing date 12/05/2019