Careers At BLUMZ

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Delivery Driver PT/FT
Ferndale Location ONLY

Delivery Driver

Blumz is looking for friendly people who like to deliver smiles. If you like to drive and meet new people this might be the perfect position for you! Candidate must have a valid drivers license and a working vehicle to deliver items on behalf of Blumz by JRDesigns. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to efficiently and effectively meet clients' needs
  • Support all customer questions
  • Maintain Blumz standards with product quality and service at all times
  • Ability to quickly resolve problems
  • Efficiently deliver all orders and assist in installations and maintenance programs
  • Responsible for delivering store orders and sharing delivery duties
  • Responsible for time management 
  • Assist in event set up/design/ transportation of merchandise 

Candidate Attributes:

  • Previous customer service/delivery experience preferred
  • Ability to read a map
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to multi-task
  • High level of enthusiasm and self-motivation
  • Self-directed
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team 

Miscellaneous:

  • Flexible work schedule required.
  • Peak business periods will require extended work days and work weeks 
  • Driver will provide own vehicle.  (van/ large cars preferred) 
  • Driver will provide auto insurance
  • Driver will provide cell phone
  • Driver will provide GPS
  • Attire should be neat, clean and attractive; khakis preferred.  No torn jeans or shirts with slogans, pictures or art work of any type permitted. 

Compensation

  • Compensation will be paid per package with rate determined by destination/zip code 

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Wedding and Event Planner PT/FT
Ferndale location ONLY

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 location ONLY

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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Sales PT/FT
Ferndale location ONLY

Retail Sales Associate
Full-Time|Part Time Flexible work schedule required, including weekend and holiday availability |
Competitive hourly wage 

Retail Sales Associate
To work at Blumz by JR Design you must enjoy people, be dedicated to our Metro Detroit community and have a major creative streak. Our employees are extremely talented, enjoy being super busy and possess innovative ideas. Is this you? If so, read on! The Retail Sales Associate
Is 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:
 Assist clients with product selection based on client needs
 Design floral/plant product based on associate training/skill level
 Follow-up with clients when applicable
 Responsible for product pricing
 Process register/point of sales transactions
 Daily set up and break down of store sidewalk and daily temporary interior displays
 Contribute to the consistent maintenance and refreshment of product merchandise
 Resolve customer concerns in the prescribed Blumz procedures
 Lift and move products weighing up to 20 pounds
Peak Business periods will require extended work days and/or work weeks (usually 12-14 hour days, 6 days per week)

Skills and Qualifications:
 Prior experience with high end retail sales, interior design, floral industry or hospitality environment preferred
 Working knowledge of proper floral care and handling techniques
 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

To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to employmentatblumz@gmail.com

Blumz by JR Designs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer

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