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Pet Department Sales Associate - Davidsonville

Homestead Gardens has immediate openings for Sales Associates in our Pet Department.  If you love interacting with animals and enjoy assisting customers, this is the perfect position for you! Knowledge of pet products and animal nutrition is preferred, but not necessary – we will train.  Must be willing to learn and utilize product knowledge proactively engaging and educating customers as to what may best suit their pets’ needs.  You will also assist in the care of the animals in our Homestead Barnyard.  You must be available to work a flexible schedule, including some weekends and evenings.  Supervisory experience a plus.  If you are qualified and interested, please complete our online Employment Application.

Landscape Division Design Sales Associate - Davidsonville

Homestead Gardens is seeking a full time Design Sales Associate experienced in landscape design and sales for residential and commercial clients. We offer a broad range of landscape design/build and maintenance services. If you enjoy working with a team of dedicated professionals serving clients, and possess the ability to create professional proposals that accurately estimate the cost and timeline of the project, we would love to hear from you. Horticulture knowledge, experience with Landscape Construction methods and techniques, strong customer service skills and computer skills are essential. Building professional relationships with your customers, co-workers, contractors and members of the community are an important part of this position.  If you are qualified and interested, please complete our online Employment Application.

Landscape Division Office Assistant - Davidsonville

Homestead Gardens has an immediate full time opening in our Landscape Division Office for an enthusiastic, focused, detail-oriented individual with strong customer service/computer/ bookkeeping/and data entry skills.   This position is responsible for daily office operations including answering the telephones, responding to customers’ questions regarding the Landscape Division operations, providing clerical/administrative support to the Landscape Division personnel as required, including data entry, ordering office supplies, and maintaining Landscape Conference Room calendar.  Must be professional at all levels and be able to interact with the customers in a pleasant and courteous manner at all times.  If you are qualified and interested, please complete our online Employment Application.

Online Media Specialist - Davidsonville

Homestead Gardens is looking for a full-time experienced Online Media Specialist responsible for the management and monitoring of various online media. Job responsibilities include content development for and management of our WordPress based website, various social media channels, and the design and development of regular HTML email blasts (experience with Constant Contact is desirable). Other duties will include manipulation of pre-existing graphic material and photography for use online. The ideal candidate must be able to work with managers within our retail and landscape divisions to gather information and translate it into compelling content. Candidate must also have experience with eCommerce, Adobe Photoshop®, Illustrator®, and be familiar with HTML and Google Analytics.   If you are interested, please complete our online Employment Application.

Graphic Designer - Davidsonville

Essential Responsibilities

Responsible for all areas of graphic production in the Company, including the following:

  • Prepares newspaper, magazine and other miscellaneous print and web-based ads, keeping up with deadlines and keeping consistent with the company brand.
  • Creates logos for events.
  • Create logo & packaging for any new house brands.
  • Prepare general, informational, and miscellaneous signage.
  • Assist in preparation of page layout for promotional magazines.
  • Prepare brochures, posters and banners and other miscellaneous printed material for all divisions of the Company.
  • Prepare bids for all printed material and participate in the decision-making process.
  • Serve as liaison between printing vendors and Homestead Gardens.
  • Work with outside vendors including printers, mail house and sales representatives to ensure proper and timely coordination of the projects.
  • Work in close collaboration with the web specialist in production of graphics for email blasts and the website.

Other Duties

  • Order supplies such as sign paper, ink cartridges, laminate and any other item needed to run a smooth operation.
  • Prepare purchase orders for internal items.
  • Perform duties of company photographer as requested.
  • Basic sign production.

Qualifications

  • Must be detail-oriented, well organized and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously, prioritizing them effectively.
  • Computer literate, knowledge of Google Apps is a plus (Google Drive, Docs, Sheets etc.)
  • Proficiency required in the following programs:
    • Adobe Creative Cloud – Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign
  • Familiarity of with WordPress and Constant Contact is desirable.  
  • Knowledge of photography, including how to operate a digital camera.
  • Sign production experience or willingness to learn is a plus!
  • Flexibility of schedule and the availability to work overtime as needed are required.
  • Must be a team player and be able to work in a dynamic environment in close collaboration with others.

Education/Experience

  • Bachelors Degree or 2-3 years experience in a related field preferred.

  If you are interested, please complete our online Employment Application.