Careers at Countrywide Farmers

Careers and Rewards

Could you be part of Countrywide’s future?

Countrywide is the leading UK business in the supply of products, services and advice to the rural community. We are a fast expanding company with a clear vision and strategic plan to profitably expand the group.

Our number one priority is inevitably our customers. We aim to provide quality products and value for money, supported by expert knowledge and a personal service. To deliver great service to our customers we are looking for people to join our team who are passionate and enthusiastic, have an empathy with the rural community and who are highly driven in making a real difference to our customers’ experience.

Service is our passion and people are our strength which is why we invest in growing our talent and providing employees with great training and development opportunities so they can make a real contribution to our business.

If you are successful in joining Countrywide, these are some of the rewards you can expect to enjoy:

Career Opportunities

Agricultural Specialist based at Bridgend

Our Agricultural Specialists must be customer focused and have excellent knowledge of product developments and trends. You will support and manage in-store campaigns, farmer / smallholder events, and promotions. You will raise the Company’s profile at community events and build relationships with local farmers.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 3rd February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1051 to Kath Blaney at Bridgend.Store@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Agricultural Specialist based at Chipping Norton

Our Agricultural Specialists must be customer focused and have excellent knowledge of product developments and trends. You will support and manage in-store campaigns, farmer / smallholder events, and promotions. You will raise the Company’s profile at community events and build relationships with local farmers.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 19th January 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1051 to Graeme Robertson at Chippingnorton.Store@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant based at Salisbury

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternative weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 2nd February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1150 to The HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Warehouse Assistant based at Salisbury

You will be responsible for ensuring our warehouse and yard area operates efficiently and safely whilst providing a high quality service to our customers. You should be Health and Safety aware, conscientious and accurate. The role will also require heavy lifting, problem solving and effective stock rotation. A forklift licence is desirable.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternative weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 2nd February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1151 to The HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Administrator based at Salisbury

You will provide a first-class administration, clerical and secretarial service and deal efficiently with queries from customers and suppliers. This role will suit somebody with previous office experience, strong organisational and numeracy skills, good attention to detail and communicate at all levels.

Hours of work are 20 per week

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 2nd February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1152 to The HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Weekend Sales Assistant based at Salisbury

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 13.5 per week

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 2nd February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1153 to The HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Store Manager based at Salisbury

As an experienced Retail Manager you will be responsible for delivering the financial objectives for the store and developing a team that provides outstanding customer service and excellent retail standards, maintaining correct levels of stock availability and ensuring compliance with current legislation.

To be successful you will be an enthusiastic, hard working and 'hands on' person who has the ability to really drive our stores forward. You must have a desire to provide outstanding customer service and be able to motivate, lead and engage others around you. Retail management experience is essential, but more importantly candidates must be business focused, results driven, energetic and have a real passion for what you do.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 2nd February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1154 to the HR Team at HRTeam@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Deputy Store Manager based at Salisbury

You will be supporting the store manager to deliver the financial objectives for the store by recruiting and developing a team that provides outstanding customer service and exceptional retail standards.

As an experienced Deputy Manager you will be an enthusiastic, hard working and ‘hands on’ person who has the ability to really drive our stores forward.

You must have a desire to provide exceptional customer service and be able to motivate, lead and inspire others around you. Retail management experience is essential, but more importantly candidates must be business focused, results driven, energetic and have a real passion for what you do. An empathy with the rural community is desirable.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 2nd February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1155 to The HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Pet Specialist based at Salisbury

Our Pet Specialists must be customer focused and have excellent knowledge of product developments and trends. You will support and manage in-store campaigns, pet events, and promotions. You will raise the Company’s profile at community events and build relationships with local catteries, kennels, and Veterinary Surgeries.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 2nd February 2015

Please apply by email with ref. 1156 and your C.V. to The HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Equestrian Specialist in Training based at Salisbury

Our Equestrian Specialists must be customer focused and have excellent knowledge of product developments and trends. You will support and manage in-store campaigns, equestrian events, and promotions. You will also raise the Company’s profile at community events and within the equestrian world.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 2nd February 2015

Please apply by email with ref. 1157 and your C.V. to The HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Agricultural Specialist based at Banbury

Our Agricultural Specialists must be customer focused and have excellent knowledge of product developments and trends. You will support and manage in-store campaigns, farmer / smallholder events, and promotions. You will raise the Company’s profile at community events and build relationships with local farmers.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 11th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1167 to The HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant based at Banbury

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 20 per week which may include working alternative weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 11th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1168 to The HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant based at Banbury (Temp)

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 20 per week which may include working alternative weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 11th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1169 to The HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Deputy Store Manager based at Chipping Norton

You will be supporting the store manager to deliver the financial objectives for the store by recruiting and developing a team that provides outstanding customer service and exceptional retail standards.

As an experienced Deputy Manager you will be an enthusiastic, hard working and ‘hands on’ person who has the ability to really drive our stores forward.

You must have a desire to provide exceptional customer service and be able to motivate, lead and inspire others around you. Retail management experience is essential, but more importantly candidates must be business focused, results driven, energetic and have a real passion for what you do. An empathy with the rural community is desirable.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 3rd February January 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1170 to Graeme Robertson at Chippingnorton.Store@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Warehouse Assistant based at Shrewsbury

You will be responsible for ensuring our warehouse and yard area operates efficiently and safely whilst providing a high quality service to our customers. You should be Health and Safety aware, conscientious and accurate. The role will also require heavy lifting, problem solving and effective stock rotation. A forklift licence is desirable.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays. We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 11th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1172 to The HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Store Manager based at Shrewsbury

As an experienced Retail Manager you will be responsible for delivering the financial objectives for the store and developing a team that provides outstanding customer service and excellent retail standards, maintaining correct levels of stock availability and ensuring compliance with current legislation.

To be successful you will be an enthusiastic, hard working and 'hands on' person who has the ability to really drive our stores forward. You must have a desire to provide outstanding customer service and be able to motivate, lead and engage others around you. Retail management experience is essential, but more importantly candidates must be business focused, results driven, energetic and have a real passion for what you do.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 11th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1173 to The HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Pet Specialist based at Shrewsbury

Our Pet Specialists must be customer focused and have excellent knowledge of product developments and trends. You will support and manage in-store campaigns, pet events, and promotions. You will raise the Company’s profile at community events and build relationships with local catteries, kennels, and Veterinary Surgeries.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 11th February 2015

Please apply by email with ref. 1174 and your C.V. to The HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Equestrian Specialist in Training based at Shrewsbury

Our Equestrian Specialists must be customer focused and have excellent knowledge of product developments and trends. You will support and manage in-store campaigns, equestrian events, and promotions. You will also raise the Company’s profile at community events and within the equestrian world.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 11th February 2015

Please apply by email with ref. 1176 and your C.V. to The HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Deputy Store Manager based at Shrewsbury

You will be supporting the store manager to deliver the financial objectives for the store by recruiting and developing a team that provides outstanding customer service and exceptional retail standards.

As an experienced Deputy Manager you will be an enthusiastic, hard working and ‘hands on’ person who has the ability to really drive our stores forward.

You must have a desire to provide exceptional customer service and be able to motivate, lead and inspire others around you. Retail management experience is essential, but more importantly candidates must be business focused, results driven, energetic and have a real passion for what you do. An empathy with the rural community is desirable.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 11th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1177 to The HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Weekend Sales Assistant based at Shrewsbury

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 13.5 per week

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 11th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1181 to The HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant based at Shrewsbury

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 11th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1182 to The HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant based at Shrewsbury

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 20 per week

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 11th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1183 to The HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Administrator based at Shrewsbury

You will provide a first-class administration, clerical and secretarial service and deal efficiently with queries from customers and suppliers. This role will suit somebody with previous office experience, strong organisational and numeracy skills, good attention to detail and communicate at all levels.

Hours of work are 15 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 11th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1185 to The HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Pet Specialist based at Bourton

Our Pet Specialists must be customer focused and have excellent knowledge of product developments and trends. You will support and manage in-store campaigns, pet events, and promotions. You will raise the Company’s profile at community events and build relationships with local catteries, kennels, and Veterinary Surgeries.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 5th February 2015

Please apply by email with ref. 1061 and your C.V. to Ian Hall at Bourton.store@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Gardening Specialist based at Shrewsbury

We are currently seeking to recruit a Gardening Specialist to look after indoor and outdoor plant sales for our Salisbury store. Reporting to the Store Manager, you will be provide an excellent standard of customer service to all customers, in particular within the gardening department.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a confident individual to put their gardening knowledge and expertise to use within a dynamic market leading business. You will play an important role in growing the store’s profitability within the gardening section as well as supporting colleagues to develop their product expertise in this area too. Monitoring stock availability and visual merchandising is also a key requirement.

You will be confident and knowledgeable about gardening and ideally have experience of providing a high standard of customer service within a gardening role. An affinity with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 11th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1175 to the HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Gardening Specialist based at Salisbury

We are currently seeking to recruit a Gardening Specialist to look after indoor and outdoor plant sales for our Salisbury store. Reporting to the Store Manager, you will be provide an excellent standard of customer service to all customers, in particular within the gardening department.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a confident individual to put their gardening knowledge and expertise to use within a dynamic market leading business. You will play an important role in growing the store’s profitability within the gardening section as well as supporting colleagues to develop their product expertise in this area too. Monitoring stock availability and visual merchandising is also a key requirement.

You will be confident and knowledgeable about gardening and ideally have experience of providing a high standard of customer service within a gardening role. An affinity with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 2nd February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1159 to the HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Warehouse Assistant based at Banbury

You will be responsible for ensuring our warehouse and yard area operates efficiently and safely whilst providing a high quality service to our customers. You should be Health and Safety aware, conscientious and accurate. The role will also require heavy lifting, problem solving and effective stock rotation. A forklift licence is desirable.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternative weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 11th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1188 to The HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Pet Specialist based at Banbury

Our Pet Specialists must be customer focused and have excellent knowledge of product developments and trends. You will support and manage in-store campaigns, pet events, and promotions. You will raise the Company’s profile at community events and build relationships with local catteries, kennels, and Veterinary Surgeries.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 11th February 2015

Please apply by email with ref. 1190 and your C.V. to The HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Gardening Specialist based at Banbury

We are currently seeking to recruit a Gardening Specialist to look after indoor and outdoor plant sales for our Salisbury store. Reporting to the Store Manager, you will be provide an excellent standard of customer service to all customers, in particular within the gardening department.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a confident individual to put their gardening knowledge and expertise to use within a dynamic market leading business. You will play an important role in growing the store’s profitability within the gardening section as well as supporting colleagues to develop their product expertise in this area too. Monitoring stock availability and visual merchandising is also a key requirement.

You will be confident and knowledgeable about gardening and ideally have experience of providing a high standard of customer service within a gardening role. An affinity with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 11th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1191 to the HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Equestrian Specialist in Training based at Banbury

Our Equestrian Specialists must be customer focused and have excellent knowledge of product developments and trends. You will support and manage in-store campaigns, equestrian events, and promotions. You will also raise the Company’s profile at community events and within the equestrian world.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 11th February 2015

Please apply by email with ref. 1192 and your C.V. to The HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Deputy Store Manager based at Banbury

You will be supporting the store manager to deliver the financial objectives for the store by recruiting and developing a team that provides outstanding customer service and exceptional retail standards.

As an experienced Deputy Manager you will be an enthusiastic, hard working and ‘hands on’ person who has the ability to really drive our stores forward.

You must have a desire to provide exceptional customer service and be able to motivate, lead and inspire others around you. Retail management experience is essential, but more importantly candidates must be business focused, results driven, energetic and have a real passion for what you do. An empathy with the rural community is desirable.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 11th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1193 to The HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant based at Banbury (Temporary)

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 13.5 per week

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 11th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1197 to The HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant based at Banbury

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 13.5 per week

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 11th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1198 to The HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant based at Bearley (Temp)

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 4th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1202 to Sarah Battrick at Bearley.Store@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Pet Specialist based at Bridgwater

Our Pet Specialists must be customer focused and have excellent knowledge of product developments and trends. You will support and manage in-store campaigns, pet events, and promotions. You will raise the Company’s profile at community events and build relationships with local catteries, kennels, and Veterinary Surgeries.

Hours of work are 32 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 4th February 2015

Please apply by email with ref. 1203 and your C.V. to Sara Trebilcock at Bridgwater.store@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant based at Chepstow

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 24 per week

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 4th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1204 to Stuart Linnen at Chepstow.Store@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Warehouse Assistant based at Chepstow

You will be responsible for ensuring our warehouse and yard area operates efficiently and safely whilst providing a high quality service to our customers. You should be Health and Safety aware, conscientious and accurate. The role will also require heavy lifting, problem solving and effective stock rotation. A forklift licence is desirable.

Hours of work are 17 per week

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 4th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1205 to Stuart Linnen at Chepstow.Store@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Weekend Sales Assistant based at Chepstow

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 13.5 per week

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 4th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1206 to Stuart Linnen at Chepstow.Store@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Store Manager based at Crewkerne

As an experienced Retail Manager you will be responsible for delivering the financial objectives for the store and developing a team that provides outstanding customer service and excellent retail standards, maintaining correct levels of stock availability and ensuring compliance with current legislation.

To be successful you will be an enthusiastic, hard working and 'hands on' person who has the ability to really drive our stores forward. You must have a desire to provide outstanding customer service and be able to motivate, lead and engage others around you. Retail management experience is essential, but more importantly candidates must be business focused, results driven, energetic and have a real passion for what you do.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 4th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1207 to the HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant based at Gloucester

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternative weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 4th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1222 to Andy Hughes at Gloucester.Store@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant (Sundays) based at Thornbury

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 4 per week

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 4th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1225 to Jo Bracey at Thornbury.Store@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant (Saturdays) based at Thornbury

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 6 per week

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 4th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1226 to Jo Bracey at Thornbury.Store@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Merchandiser based at Evesham Head Office (Maternity Cover)

We are looking to bring on board a new merchandiser. The right candidate will be proficient at merchandising stock to achieve retail company standards on displays, within the required time scales managing stock levels and availability for stores and multichannel. The candidate will be pro-active in developing solutions in any situations, they will need to be numerate and proficient on Excel with the ability to extract and analyse data and forecasts trends. Good communication skills are a must.

The candidate will be tasked with managing stock levels in the business and ensuring regular supply and reordering where required. They will be held responsible for making timely informed business decisions and work as a team to maximise sales.

They will focus on delivering the highest quality service to customers, both external and internal; whilst maximising the long-term budgeted profitability of a specified category of products. This is essential so as to make informed business decisions in a timely and effective manner that not only benefit the customer but also delivers the company sales and profit.

Hours of work are 37.5 per week.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 4th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1209 to Daniel Greaves at DGreaves@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Designate Store Manager based at Melksham

As an experienced Retail Manager you will be responsible for delivering the financial objectives for the store and developing a team that provides outstanding customer service and excellent retail standards, maintaining correct levels of stock availability and ensuring compliance with current legislation.

To be successful you will be an enthusiastic, hard working and 'hands on' person who has the ability to really drive our stores forward. You must have a desire to provide outstanding customer service and be able to motivate, lead and engage others around you. Retail management experience is essential, but more importantly candidates must be business focused, results driven, energetic and have a real passion for what you do.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 4th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1101 to the HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Weekend Sales Assistant based at Bearley (Temp)

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 8 per week

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 10th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1228 to Sarah Battrick at Bearley.Store@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Weekend Sales Assistant based at Bearley (Temp)

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 5.5 per week

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 10th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1229 to Sarah Battrick at Bearley.Store@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Agricultural Specialist based at Carmarthen

Our Agricultural Specialists must be customer focused and have excellent knowledge of product developments and trends. You will support and manage in-store campaigns, farmer / smallholder events, and promotions. You will raise the Company’s profile at community events and build relationships with local farmers.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 10th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1232 to Robert Goodhead at RGoodhead@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Saturday Sales Assistant based at Ledbury

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 8 per week

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 10th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1233 to Andrew Easthope at Ledbury.Store@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Store Manager based at Melton Mowbray

As an experienced Retail Manager you will be responsible for delivering the financial objectives for the store and developing a team that provides outstanding customer service and excellent retail standards, maintaining correct levels of stock availability and ensuring compliance with current legislation.

To be successful you will be an enthusiastic, hard working and 'hands on' person who has the ability to really drive our stores forward. You must have a desire to provide outstanding customer service and be able to motivate, lead and engage others around you. Retail management experience is essential, but more importantly candidates must be business focused, results driven, energetic and have a real passion for what you do.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 10th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1234 to the HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Driver based at Newmarket

Our drivers will be responsible for delivering goods on behalf of Countrywide and external customers with an ability to work alone and use initiative. Candidates must have a relevant driving licence and relevant training/skills for the everyday tasks and responsibilities required of them. It will of course, be essential to comply fully with all Health and Safety Codes of Practice at all times.

Hours of work are 40 per week which may include working weekends and shifts.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 10th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1235 to Mark Hawkins at mark.hawkins@hoefeeds.co.uk

Store Manager based at Preston Capes

The main purpose of the role is to ensure that the store meets or exceeds its financial targets, while delivering excellent customer service and taking full responsibility of the management of the Store. This is a business to business store that will be heavily focused on Account sales which means you will be required to focus more towards selling and working with B2B.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to sell, negotiate and possess strong commercial skills. You would ideally be working within this industry and have extensive knowledge of our rural customer / B2B farm account business opportunities. Previous Store Management experience is also a must.

A background or interest in Equine is essential for the role as you will need to have a full understanding of the products you will be selling.

Hours of work are 40 per week.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 10th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1087 to the HR Team at Recruitment@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Warehouse Assistant based at Preston Capes

You will be responsible for ensuring our warehouse and yard area operates efficiently and safely whilst providing a high quality service to our customers. You should be Health and Safety aware, conscientious and accurate. The role will also require heavy lifting, problem solving and effective stock rotation. A forklift licence is desirable.

Hours of work are 40 per week which may include working alternative weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 10th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1088 to Mark Hawkins at mark.hawkins@hoefeeds.co.uk

Sales Assistant based at Marlborough

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 25 per week

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 11th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1236 to Martin Murray at Marlborough.Store@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Gardening Specialist based at Crewkerne

We are currently seeking to recruit a Gardening Specialist to look after indoor and outdoor plant sales for our Salisbury store. Reporting to the Store Manager, you will be provide an excellent standard of customer service to all customers, in particular within the gardening department.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a confident individual to put their gardening knowledge and expertise to use within a dynamic market leading business. You will play an important role in growing the store’s profitability within the gardening section as well as supporting colleagues to develop their product expertise in this area too. Monitoring stock availability and visual merchandising is also a key requirement.

You will be confident and knowledgeable about gardening and ideally have experience of providing a high standard of customer service within a gardening role. An affinity with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 20 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 11th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1237 to Mark Self at Crewkerne.Store@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Warehouse Assistant based at Gloucester (Temporary)

You will be responsible for ensuring our warehouse and yard area operates efficiently and safely whilst providing a high quality service to our customers. You should be Health and Safety aware, conscientious and accurate. The role will also require heavy lifting, problem solving and effective stock rotation. A forklift licence is desirable.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternative weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 11th February 2015

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1064 to Andy Hughes at gloucester.store@countrywidefarmers.co.uk