an experienced wedding florist to join our team this year
We are looking for an experienced wedding florist to join PYRUS this year, to run our wedding studio. You will be responsible for independently delivering our weddings from initial proposal through to installation, also working as part of a team on other projects and supporting the creative studio. The role will also include general studio assistance, upkeep and some hours in the cutting garden which is integral to the PYRUS ethos and process. We are looking for a creative florist to grow and develop with the business, with excellent communication and written skills and several years of experience in the industry.
The position is based in our studio/flower garden, a 30 minute drive from Edinburgh city, in rural East Lothian. Rate of pay relative to experience.
The position will start in spring.
Please apply with your CV, send us some examples of your work and tell us a little about yourself. We would love to hear what you can bring to our small team.
Delivering PYRUS weddings from consultation and proposal, through design and installation.
Documenting work for PYRUS archive and social media channels, managing PYRUS wedding Instagram.
Managing/ordering stock and wedding materials.
Working independently with clients and part of our team on large scale events/installations.
Embracing the ethos of British flowers and using blooms from the PYRUS garden.
General studio upkeep and creative studio support, gardening work as required.
30-40 hours per week variable.
Several years creative floristry experience.
Highly organised individual, experienced in working to deadlines.
Passion for seasonal, local flowers and the wedding industry.
Keen eye for detail.
Can-do attitude and adaptability.
Willing to embrace and learn the PYRUS approach and aesthetic.
Excellent customer service, communication and written skills.
Over 25 with a full, clean UK driving licence.
Ability to work/relevant working visa, if applying from outside the UK.
Experience in independently leading and planning wedding floristry.
Excellent photography skills and an interest in marketing and social media.
Understanding of the British flower industry and seasonal, locally grown flowers.
Thrive in fast paced environments and enjoy an element of organised chaos!
Please send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org subject line ‘Wedding florist application’.
Applications open until 11th February, interviews will be held in East Lothian, Scotland in March. Successful applicants will be subject to a trial and probationary period.