Floral Manager

Northland Special Events - Duluth, MN

Full-time$14 - $20 an hour

Job Description: Floral Manager

Reports To:

Operations Manager

Position Summary:

The floral manager oversees floral orders, flows marketing ideas, sets display windows, creates invoices & receives payments, and manages the overall needs of event and everyday floral.


Ultimately, the floral manager’s job is to manage the overall floral business, in regards to everyday floral as well as event related floral. Responsibilities include:

  • Attending company meetings and event planning meetings as requested
  • Process incoming floral orders and input invoices as well as receive payments
  • Design and implement a strategic business plan that expands company’s customer base
  • Creates purchase orders for floral & supplies
  • Build and promote strong, long-lasting customer relationships by partnering with clients and understanding their needs
  • Identify emerging markets and market shifts while being fully aware of new products and competition status
  • Participate in and facilitate NSE marketing opportunities – e.g. Wedding or event trade shows, non-profit events, speaking engagements, etc.
  • Maintaining the office by assisting with regular cleaning activities such as vacuuming and décor cleaning, as well as seasonal decorating including window displays
  • Managing work availability and communicating this to the scheduling manager
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience and Education Required:

Minimum 1 year of work with NSE or other professional event company required

3 years of previous floral experience required

Job requirements:

The floral manager position requires a desire to deliver outstanding product through management of client relationships, marketing strategy, and sales. This individual must consistently strive to improve sales and strategy. Specific Requirements include:

  • Successful previous experience as a manager, consistently meeting or exceeding sales targets
  • Commitment to continuous education
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Knowledge of basic web development & IT applications
  • Strong construction and floral design skills
  • Working knowledge of floral and supply terminology
  • Proven ability to drive the sales process from plan to close
  • Strong business sense and industry expertise
  • Maintaining a professional attitude at all times while representing NSE
  • Dressing professionally for all work related events in conjunction with NSE requirements
  • A willingness to embrace change and adapt to situations on the fly
  • An ability to send/receive phone calls and emails concerning scheduling and communication needs
  • Ability to manage and thrive on a team
  • Punctuality in all scheduled shifts/meetings and promptness in completing requests/ job tasks
  • Ability to lift, transport, and assemble items at least 30lbs
  • Proficiency in computer use including MS Office
  • Problem solving skills
  • Great organization skills
  • Calendar/Time management

This position is full-time, non-exempt status

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.00 to $20.00 /hour

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.00 to $20.00 /hour


  • Floral Design: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Management: 2 years (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

  • Employee discounts
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules

Work needed:

  • Evenings
  • Holidays
  • Weekends


  • Ops Manager


  • Day

Employees working per shift:

  • 5 or fewer