Careers At BLUMZ

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Wedding and Event Planner PT/FT

The Event/Wedding Sales Associate

We are looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic and creative person able to work in a boutique/up-scale setting with world class products?  A Blumz Sales Associate will provide exceptional service to our clientele.  Will possess strong people skills with a true passion for meeting client needs while supporting business policies.

 

Primary Job Responsibilities Include but are not limited to:

  • Provide excellent service to Event and Wedding customers
  • Schedule appointments and meet with event customers/Brides to determine venue needs
  • Create overall theme of event based on clients wishes
  • Assist clients with products services selection based on client needs, over all theme and budget
    • Contact affiliated preferred vendors to acquire necessary quotes for outsourced products/services
    • Develop quotes based on needs assessed and budget provided
    • Develop event/wedding plans, set-up and delivery schedules and strike schedules
    • Contact  affiliated vendors to assess and develop necessary actions for  delivery, set-up and strike of events to insure smooth, efficient and professional operation as well as fiscal responsibility
    • Follow-up with clients to maintain necessary time schedule requirements, i.e. Finalization consultations, payments, timely ordering of required affiliate items, (tuxedos, invitations, cake, linens/chair covers, etc.) and follow up for accuracy of receive products
    • Responsible for accurate product/services pricing based on prescribed business procedures
    • Create floral order based on event requirements for purchasing of fresh product a minimum of two (2) weeks prior to event date
    • Work directly with design team to insure accurate and cost effective creation of all floral designs for event/wedding
    • Maintain good vendor relationships through periodic communication and visitation
    • Assist in development of marketing opportunities and activities designed to increase sales volume
    • Resolve customer concerns in the prescribed Blumz Procedures
    • Keep up to date with current event/wedding trends
    • Participate in networking and trade fair activities for promoting of goods and services
    • Lift and move products up to 25 pounds
    • Willingness and availability to oversee installations at event venues when necessary

Peak Business periods will require extended work days and/or work weeks (usually 12-14 hour days, 6 days per week)

 

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum two (2) years’ proven work experience working in the floral industry and prior experience with high end retail sales, interior design, floral industry or hospitality environment preferred
  • Knowledge of proper floral care and handling techniques
  • Visual merchandising skills preferred
  • Good verbal and written communication skills required
  • Proficient  math skills are necessary
  • Competent with Microsoft Office and Excel Programs with accurate typing
  • High level of enthusiasm, self-motivated and outgoing personality
  • Goal/sales oriented
  • Good organizational skills, detail oriented with excellent follow-through skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Proven teamwork skills
  • Passion to grow and learn within the organization

Please note:

Blumz does not provide health benefits

Blumz does have paid vacation for full time employees

Blumz provides discounts for all employees

Must be able to work some nights and weekends. 

We are willing to consider part time applicants but they must be available nights and weekends

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PT/FT Floral Designer
Ferndale and Holly Locations

Experienced Floral Designer/Manager

We are looking for an experienced floral designer that has a background in traditional, wedding, event, and modern floral design.  This person must have a valid drivers license and reliable transportation to travel to off-site events when needed.  

Primary Job Responsibilities Include but are not limited to:

  • Check floral shipments for damage and accuracy of orders as they arrive
  • Process and prepare for use, fresh floral products according to proper care and handling techniques and procedures
  • Prep containers for event/holiday work
  • Assist with the creation of floral designs following the lead of the head designer and incorporating effective and innovative use of colors, floral materials, vessels and accent materials within the budget prescribed according to the order and Blumz…by JR Designs pricing policies
  • Develop a working understanding of the basic Blumz…by JRDesigns styles of design and accurately create gift line designs based on established standards.
  • Apply proper flower handling fundamental techniques
  • Meet and consistently maintain required standards of production
  • Successfully interpret clients’ wishes on custom orders
  • Assist in maintaining  outstanding customer service
  • Assist with floral sales when required
  • Assist when necessary with visual merchandising of sales floor
  • Assist when necessary with off-site project/event set-up and installation

 

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with high end retail sales, interior design, floral industry or hospitality environment preferred
  • Proven and significant hands on experience in skilled professional productions of floral designs
  • Visual merchandising skills preferred
  • Good verbal and written communication skills required
  • Proficient  math skills are necessary
  • High level of enthusiasm, self-motivated and outgoing personality
  • Goal/sales oriented
  • Good organizational skills, detail oriented with excellent follow-through skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Proven teamwork skills
  • Passion to grow and learn within the organization

 Please note: This position does not offer health benefits but it may offer paid vacation, flex days and more! 

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Warehouse Support FT/PT
Ferndale Only

Warehouse Support Person

Blumz by JRDesigns is looking for a warehouse support person.  This position would be for approx. 3 to 4 days a week. Flexible schedule. Perfect for someone who wants to work while the kids are at school or a student with a flexible schedule who wants to make extra money.  

Primary Job Responsibilities:

Wash buckets and vases

Flower processing 

General clean up of warehouse 

Assist warehouse manager as needed

Skills and Qualifications:

- Prior experience in luxury brand retail, interior design or hospitality environment preferred

- Good verbal and written communication skills required

- Good math skills

- Experience working in the floral industry preferred

- High level of enthusiasm, self-motivation, and outgoing personality

- Good organization skills, detail oriented with excellent follow-through skills

- Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively

- Proven teamwork skills

- Knowledge of proper floral care and handling techniques

- Passion to grow and learn within the organization

Miscellaneous:

- Flexible work schedule 

- Ability to lift and move product weighing up to 20 pounds.

- Peak business periods may require extended work days and/or work weeks

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