AESME FLOWERS LONDON

 

STUDIO FLORIST

We are looking for a studio florist to join AESME from mid April 2019. This role is based at our studio in Shepherd’s Bush, West London.


DETAILS

30-40 hours per week (often including weekends)

Delivering weddings and events in and around London, working both independently and as part of a team

Organising wedding and event logistics

Organising and preparing flower orders at the studio

Maintaining the studio, cleaning equipment and conditioning flowers

Assisting with group workshops and private classes at the studio

Assisting with ad-hoc office admin

Pay based on experience

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ESSENTIAL

At least two years’ experience or training in floristry and/or wedding floristry

Positive and pro-active, with a can-do approach to work and ability to use initiative

Strong technical bouquet, accessory and arrangement skills

An understanding of and affinity to AESME’s approach to design and use of sustainable, seasonal materials

Organised and self-motivated

Happy to work autonomously

High attention to detail

Physically fit and energetic

Ability to work calmly and quickly in a highly pressurised environment with time constraints

A willingness to respond well to guidance and adapt existing technical skills to fulfill designs in line with AESME’s aesthetic and ethos

DESIRABLE

Full, clean driving licence

Experience in driving a medium sized van (VW Transporter or similar) and confident driving in central London

An appreciation for garden flowers and horticulture

Experience designing and implementing large-scale installations

Own vehicle

HOW TO APPLY

Email us at studio@aesme.co.uk

Send us your CV, a covering letter explaining why you are interested in the role and what you think you could bring to our team!

Portfolio images welcome

Deadline for applications 30 January 2019

Interviews week commencing 11 February 2019

 
 

 
 

GARDENER

We are looking for a part-time gardener to join AESME from mid April 2019. This is a seasonal role based at our cutting garden in Grateley, Hampshire.


DETAILS

12-18 hours per week (Tuesday and Thursday 6.00am - 12.00pm, additional hours offered tbc as required on a weekly basis)

Early morning start cutting flowers to supply the AESME studio in London

Following cutting instructions from the studio quickly and efficiently

Weeding, feeding plants, dead-heading, monitoring irrigation and maintaining equipment in the cutting garden

Assisting with seasonal changeovers – sowing seeds, planting seedlings, corms and bulbs, clearing and mulching beds, pruning etc.

Competitive rate of pay

 

ESSENTIAL

Own transport

Ability to maintain early starts and commit to required days

Happy to work outside in all weathers

Experience in growing and tending plants

DESIRABLE

An understanding of and affinity to AESME’s approach to design and use of sustainable, seasonal materials

Experience in cut flower growing and cutting

HOW TO APPLY

Send us an email to studio@aesme.co.uk and let us know your availability, gardening experience and why you are interested in the role.

Deadline for applications 30 January 2019

Interviews week commencing 11 February 2019

 
 

FREELANCERS

We are always looking for talented, experienced and reliable freelance florists to work with us on weddings and events.

Experience driving vans and a clean driving licence desirable. Self employed with own public liability insurance essential.

If you are interested in working with AESME, send us an email to studio@aesme.co.uk with your CV and some portfolio images of your floristry work!

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

If you are new to floristry and would like to gain some experience working in a floral studio and on weddings and events, we have several work experience opportunities available spring to autumn. No floristry experience is necessary but a creative mindset, interest in horticulture and pro-active approach to learning are all desirable.

If you are interested in work experience opportunities with AESME, send us an email to studio@aesme.co.uk and tell us a little bit about yourself and your availability.

 
 

020 8741 3543

london w12 7la