We're Hiring!
We are adding two rockstar Hanson Roadies to our team. 
 
To apply for either position, please submit a cover letter and resume to hansonroadhiring@gmail.com.  Please include the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email. 

Position 1:  Floral Designer

Our Purpose 

At Hanson Road Flower Co, we’re here to bring happiness and peace to people’s lives through fresh, beautiful and thoughtfully designed blooms.  We offer an ever changing palette of captivating colors and floral selections using contemporary, boho, garden-style design techniques.  Our aim is to provide more than just a bouquet; we try to effect positive change into the lives of our customers whether they are purchasing flowers as part of their self care routine, or giving them to a loved one for an important occasion.

 

About the Team

The Hanson Road Team is small but fierce.  We work together behind the scenes, in the shop, and on social media to curate a positive experience for our clients and for ourselves!  We prioritize creating a work environment that contributes positively to each of our team members’ lifestyles - as a small business we can choose our priorities, and as a result, happiness is number 1.  You will work closely with the owner, shop manager, administrative assistant, and delivery driver, building wonderful professional relationships along the way. 

 

About the Role

This position will begin on February 16th, 2021.  This team role is responsible for ensuring the smooth preparation, production, and delivery of all things floral at Hanson Road Flower Co.  Beginning with preparing our workspace, processing flower shipments and organizing incoming orders, you will set us up for success each week.  You will design arrangements to fulfil orders and create ready to go pick-me-up bouquets throughout the week. You will also be the face of our flower-focused social media content.  You will coordinate the delivery orders with the delivery driver each day, as well as work very closely with the shop manager to manage pick-up orders.  This role will require an average of 30 hours per week on regular weeks, and 45-plus hours per week on major floral holidays and when the owner is away. 

 

What you’ll do:

  • Take a leading role in the floral preparation and production component of the business

  • Sanitize and prepare workspaces, tools and materials required

  • Print and organize flower order forms as they come in via various platforms throughout week

  • Receive flower shipments and process flowers

  • Design floral arrangements for orders and pick-me-up bouquets

  • Display arrangements for in-store purchases

  • Coordinate with delivery driver by organizing bouquets and forms for deliveries as well as determining delivery drivers best route

  • Coordinate with shop manager to manage pickup orders (timing, quality control, order discrepancies or changes)

  • Update website with weekly color palettes, in stock items, and updating items as they sell out of stock

  • Create and post social media content throughout the week of all stages of the floral process

  • You will be required to work additional overtime hours on holidays such as Valentine’s Day, Easter, Mother’s Day, Thanksgiving, Halloween, Christmas, etc,. and on wedding weekends.

  • You will occasionally be required to  manage the floral component of the business independently with support from the shop manager with advance notice dates when the owner is away.

  • Lift heavy items and carry them long distances up and down stairs and outside in seasonal weather conditions.

 

About you

Critical competencies include:

  • Composure and efficiency: You must be able to stay calm under pressure and effectively cope with stressful situations as they can occur frequently in a perishable product industry.

  • Strong attention to detail:  You must be capable of processing a large number of flower orders from start to finish in a very fast paced, time sensitive environment.  There are many factors involved in preparing and  releasing each order and every detail must be aligned.

  • Understand the client: Enthusiasm for modern, boho style floral design that isn’t available anywhere else in our region and a passion for continuing to study and grow your design skills.

  • Building relationships: A natural tendency towards building positive relationships with close teammates who rely heavily on each other to keep all systems firing in sync.

  • Drive for results: Results driven with strong initiative and ability to work independently to design more and better arrangements and products every week. 

  • Resilience & adaptability: Capacity to learn, adapt and apply ideas in constantly growing demand and changing economic situations.

  • Hard work and efficiency: This is a tough, physically and creatively demanding job with long hours and occasionally uncomfortable temperature conditions - you must be willing to work at 100% capacity at all times, continuously striving to find ways to improve speed and maintain quality and creativity. 

 

What You’ll Bring With You 

  • Passion for design (not necessarily with flowers but colors, shapes, aesthetics, trends, etc.)

  • Proven ability to follow instructions and adapt to a specific design and presentation style

  • Thorough attention to detail regarding every component of preparation processes, production systems and completion/delivery of floral orders.

  • Social media skills: Ability to speak on video and create relevant, beautiful and positive content in the form of posts and stories.

  • Ability to manage the floral component of the business independently when necessary including every aspect of weekly flowers from start to finish. 

  • Hunger for learning and innovating - we are in a constant state of intense growth and you must be excited to innovate, react and grow with the company.

  • Experience with flowers, plants, small businesses and fast-paced, time sensitive environments considered a huge asset.

 

This position description is intended merely as a guideline of the responsibilities involved in the position. The employee is expected to perform any other duties as reasonably required by their Manager..

Position 2:  Casual Delivery Driver

Our Purpose 

At Hanson Road Flower Co, we’re here to bring happiness and peace to people’s lives through fresh, beautiful and thoughtfully designed blooms.  By offering an ever changing palette of  captivating colors and floral selections, designed in contemporary, boho, garden style arrangements, we are always offering our clients a reason to continue coming back for something different.  Our aim is to provide more than just a bouquet: we try to effect positive change into the lives of our customers whether they are purchasing flowers as part of their self care routine, or giving them to a loved one for an important occasion.

 

About the Team

The Hanson Road Team is small but fierce.  We all work closely together to provide a seamless, positive and memorable experience for our clients both behind the scenes, in the shop and on social media.  We also value enjoying our time at work and creating an environment that improves our daily life by contributing positively to each other’s days.   You will work closely with the owner, the shop manager, the administrative assistant and the delivery driver, hopefully building wonderful relationships along the way. 

 

About the Role

This position will begin on February 18th, 2021This team role is responsible for ensuring the smooth & successful delivery of all orders each week.  The role will involve up to 10 hours per week from Tuesday to Friday over the lunch hour from 11:45am to 2pm or until deliveries for the day are complete.   You will be notified by 6pm the night before if you are required for deliveries the following day.  When there are no deliveries, you will be notified that you are not required to work the following day.  You must be available every week for those four delivery windows unless you provide a full week’s notice if you will be away so that we can plan for alternate arrangements. 

 

What you’ll do:

  • Prepare arrangements for weather conditions depending on the season.

  • Load arrangements into the vehicle and secure into place for safe travel.

  • Confirm all delivery order details with the floral designer - you will be the last person to review each order before it goes to the recipient so you must ensure timing, size and contact details are correct.

  • Coordinate with the floral designer to manage the above mentioned delivery details and any discrepancies that occur during travel.

  • You may be required to work additional hours during busy floral periods  such as Valentine’s Day, Easter, Mother’s Day, Thanksgiving, Halloween, Women’s Day, Administrative Day, etc, as well as weekends when weddings are booked.

  • Lift heavy items and carry them long distances up and down stairs and outside in all weather conditions.

 

About you

Critical competencies include:

  • Understand the client: Enthusiasm for modern, boho style floral design that isn’t available anywhere else in our region and a passion for sharing our unique product with delivery recipients.

  • Building relationships: A natural tendency towards building positive relationships with recipients that you encounter - you will be the face of our company and responsible for embodying our values and positivity. 

  • Attention to detail: You must have an eye for discrepancies between order forms and products.

  • Efficiency:  You must pre-determine the most efficient delivery route and attempt to reduce extra time in between deliveries by taking the most strategic route available.

  • Resourcefulness:  Deliveries won’t always go according to plan, you must be able to problem-solve on the spot to locate recipients or contact clients to ensure deliveries are executed correctly when challenges occur.

 

What You’ll Bring With You 

  • Proven ability to follow instructions and adapt to challenges on the fly.

  • Thorough attention to detail regarding every component of the delivery process.

  • Your own reliable, all-season safe vehicle. You must use your own car and you will be paid mileage for every kilometre driven on top of your wage. 

This position description is intended merely as a guideline of the responsibilities involved in the position. The employee is expected to perform any other duties as reasonably required by their Manager.