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Sales Adviser

Job description

Sales Person

Radlett - Hertfordshire

40 hours/week (Mon-Fri)

Salary Up to £30,000

At its core, Civic Trees is a specialist company dealing with the supply, planting and relocation of semi-mature trees, as well as having a dedicated landscaping team operating throughout the UK.

Due to continued growth we are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable Sales Person with a landscaping or horticultural background at our location in Radlett, Hertfordshire.

We are looking for a dynamic person to join and enhance our sales team. You will be reviewing incoming enquiries, preparing, processing and estimate costs for commercial landscape contracts as well as learning about our Tree planting and relocation business.

This position offers an exciting challenge and a chance for a highly motivated team player to advance their career within a stable working environment in a successful growing company.

The Role

  • Analyse clients BOQs and technical specifications

  • Extract information from tender drawings including taking off quantities both manually and using IT software

  • Collate quotations to calculate materials, equipment and labour costs

  • Liaising with clients, suppliers and subcontractors

  • Utilise several computing packages and online tendering portals

  • Preparing and submitting compliant tenders to meet required deadlines

  • Liaise with other departments to assist in the handover of projects

  • Following up on tender submissions

The Person

  • Must have landscaping or horticulture experience

  • A strong “can do” hands on approach and a willingness to learn

  • Good awareness of tendering and the estimating process

  • A high level of IT proficiency, particularly with Google sheets

  • Excellent numerical skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong organisational skills

  • An assertive and confident manner

  • An understanding of, and an empathy with operational issues

  • The ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines

  • High levels of enthusiasm

  • Resilience

  • Flexibility. There will be a requirement to work away from the main office location as required

  • A team player

  • Able to work on own initiative and be independent but also be recognised as part of the regional team

  • Multi tasking

  • Able to promote the company in a credible and responsible manner

  • Strong in planning and time management

  • A full driving licence is essential to attend site visits on a national basis, and if you have a CSCS card this will be an advantage.


Degree-calibre education is preferable, with demonstrable strong numerical ability and written skills.

Good level of competency in Google Docs in particular a high level of proficiency in google sheets  is essential.

About Us

Glendale is the “green business” of Parkwood Holdings plc, with “green thinking” at the core of everything we do.  Glendale is one of the largest green service providers, operating throughout the UK with revenues of around £45 million forecasted.  Glendale’s core activities are the provision of grounds maintenance and arboricultural services to the public and private sectors. These services are provided under the Glendale Grounds Management and Glendale Countryside brands respectively.

The company has also diversified its range of green activities to include horticulture, golf course management, green waste recycling and environmental consultancy.


Glendale has the objective of continuing to grow whilst focusing on improved profitability.

The SouthEast region is identified as a high strategic priority for growth and development opportunities. Services currently provided by Glendale in the south east include:

  • Grounds maintenance

  • Estates maintenance

  • Tree surgery

  • Tree supply and planting

  • Woodlands and countryside maintenance

  • Landscaping

These range from one-off projects to term contracts of up to several years duration for both new and existing clients within the area.

What can Glendale offer you?

  • Competitive salary

  • Generous annual leave

  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person

  • Employee health cash plan

  • Employee discount portal - discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Pension Scheme

  • Company sick pay

  • Career progression

  • Training and development

Glendale is a well established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

Follow us on Instagram @civictrees

Glendale is an equal opportunities employer

Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.