Melbourne Florist - Employment Oppportunities Currently Available

Looking for a job in the creative world of floristry?

 

About Lillypad

Lillypad is a highly creative retail store consisting of in store sales, online sales and weddings and events. We pride ourselves on creating quality and creative floral pieces for every occasion in a very relaxed and supportive work environment.

We currently have the below positions available. If you're a jobseeker in the creative world of floristry reach out to us!

 

Current Positions Available:

  • Full Time Florist (Tuesday to Saturday)
  • Casual Driver
  • Work Experience

 

 

EXPERIENCED FLORAL DESIGNER – Full Time Position 5 days a week

Tuesday to Saturday

 

Role and Responsibilities

  • confident in creating bespoke flower arrangements for customers in store, online and via phone.
  • replicate online products faithful to our product images.
  • assist with ordering and visually merchandise and organise products display.
  • be available to work both weekdays and weekends as well as afterhours on occasion.
  • able to work longer hours on Valentines & Mother's Day weeks.

Skills & attitude required to apply for our full time position:

  • minimum 2 years full time retail floristry experience with confidence in all aspects of floristry.
  • Certificate 3 required
  • thrive in a busy, high impact role.
  • ability to work quickly and meet deadlines when under pressure.
  • second to none customer service skills.
  • team player with excellent communication skills
  • dedicated, organised, reliable and passionate.
  • arrange orders into delivery runs & supervise our delivery drivers
  • assist with inventory control, ensuring we neither run out nor waste stock
  • maintain clean, organised work environment
  • friendly and punctual
  • attention to detail

Pay:

  • Pay rates are above award rate and are commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

Email your CV through to [email protected] with examples of your own floristry work. The more varied the better.

Only successful applicants will be notified. 

 

 

PART TIME FLORIST

 

Role and Responsibilities:

  • confidence in creating bespoke arrangements in all styles of floristry.
  • replicate our online products/instagram feeds true to image.
  • assist with visual merchandising and product display.
  • available for longer hours during Valentines and Mother's day weeks.

 

Skills and attitude required for part time florist position:

 

  • Certificate II required
  • minimum 1 year full time experience
  • ability to complete tasks quickly, efficiently with initiative
  • quick thinker and problem solver
  • thrive in busy environment
  • team player with excellent communication skills
  • punctual and friendly.
  • arrange orders into delivery runs and assist our delivery drivers.
  • maintain clean working environment.

Pay:

Based on experience.

 

 

CASUAL WEDDING & EVENT FREELANCE FLORIST

 

Role and Responsibilities

  • Creating bespoke flower arrangements and installations for weddings and events
  • be available to work both weekdays and weekends as well as afterhours.

Skills and attitude required to apply for our Casual position.

  • minimum 3 years in design experience with confidence in all aspects of floristry including events on site.
  • confidence in event delivery/setup/pickup.
  • Certificate III requried.
  • coordinate event logistics, setup and tear down.
  • thrive in a busy, high impact role.
  • meet deadlines under pressure.
  • team player with excellent communication skills
  • dedicated, with strong organisational skills, reliable and passionate.
  • quick thinker and problem solver.
  • ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • design focused with strong attention to detail.
  • maintain clean, organised work environment.
  • always punctual.
  • have ABN, a car and drivers licence.

Pay:

  • Pay rates are above award rate and are commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

Email your CV through to [email protected] with examples of your own wedding work including feature arrangements and installations.

Only successful applicants will be notified.

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE – up to 50 hours

 

Being a florist is the most rewarding and exciting career for the creative individual. Touching the lives of others by helping them communicate through the medium of flowers.

We have proudly been supporting work education students and providing valuable hands on experience to floristry students for over 20 years from Melbourne Polytechnic, Marjorie Milner College, Bloom College and Holmesglen.

We've taken on every applicant over the years and provide hands on work experience. There is minimal vase cleaning here in our store... as our aim is to make your placement as enjoyable and full of experience as possible by getting you hands on and creating!

You will be working alongside any of our florists at any given day to learn as much as you can in all aspects of floristry.

 

Role and Responsibilities:

  • assist with and replicate product images from online store.
  • assist with visual merchandise and organise products display.
  • assist with unloading of flowers on market mornings and conditioning flowers.
  • assist in preparation with wedding and event flowers.
  • assist with wedding and onsite event setup.

To Apply:

Simply call us on 9460 2261 to arrange a time to come in for an informal meeting. Bring along any school documents which require signing.

 

 

Casual Flower Delivery Driver

 

Role and Responsilities:

  • Be a critical part to delivering joy to our valued customers. 
  • The face of our service, with the purpose to ensure a timely and professional delivery of flowers and hampers to gift recipients.
  • available to work 20-30 hours with potential for ongoing casual hours.

 

Skills and attitutude required for Flower Courier Driver:

  • organise and coordinate delivery run.
  • gently handle and package flowers carefully to avoid movement that can cause damage/breakage.
  • provide timely and excellent standard of delivery service.
  • own airconditioned car/van and current driver's licence.
  • customer service experience.
  • excellent communication skills.
  • excellent time management and ability to prioritise express deliveries.
  • skill to maintain high levels of motivation with strong problem-solving skills.

 

Pay:

Hourly rate with commision.

 

To Apply:

Please email [email protected] with your availability and contact details.

Only successful applicants will be notified.

 

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