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.
Marketing & Category
Senior Brand Manager – Kent & Stowe (Durables)
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
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.
Forecaster / Production planner role – Unwins Seed Team
The Forecasting & Supply Analyst will be responsible for a range of activities critical to the delivery of the sales forecast. You will need to take a pro-active approach to maintaining the data as well as analysing trends in the forecast. All trends and exceptions identified must be reviewed, investigated and appropriately reported. This is a highly commercial role and the successful candidate will form an integral part in the sales and operations function of the business.
Content Marketing Manager
Reporting to the Head of Digital Marketing, you will be responsible for implementing digital and social initiatives including the development of integrated campaigns, content creation and engagement optimisation, as well as maintaining their group of websites. Due to the nature of the role, you will need to have the ability to influence stakeholders and be a strong communicator with creative flair and commercial acumen. To be considered for this role we are looking for someone with at least 4 years’ experience in similar digital role that is used to working in fast paced, commercially focused business and has a strong understanding and development of current content marketing concepts, strategy, and best practice.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Ecommerce Merchandiser to join our S.E Marshall’s & Co team located in Alconbury Hill, Huntingdon. (SE Marshalls are a subsidiary of Westland Horticulture Ltd).
The successful candidate will join our growing ecommerce trading team and play a key role ensuring that all products are available on the website in time for key launches throughout the year. Considering how users navigate the website, the employee will be responsible for merchandising products accordingly, positioning them in the correct categories and creating new categories where necessary. A mix of creativity and analytical skills with a passion for all things horti is needed to excel in this role.
Middleweight Graphic Designer/Artworker
We’re looking for a Middleweight Graphic Designer/Artworker to join our to join our busy in house marketing team. Reporting to the 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 work with the brand teams to fully understand what is required, before providing creative solutions and developing a wide variety of packaging, POS, catalogues and exhibition graphics in line with brand guidelines. 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.
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
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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