Careers

Hard workers and plant lovers grow careers at Pleasant View Gardens.

We’re always on the lookout for new people to join our team. We like hard workers, plant lovers, and friendly people who like to smile a lot. Take a look at these openings and click Apply if you think you’d be a good fit. Or stop by our Loudon, New Hampshire facility (7316 Pleasant Street) and fill out an application. We’d love to meet you!

We’re currently looking for an R&D Manager to join our team and work with us as we continue to achieve our goals. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion for horticulture as well as the ability to generate new ideas that help us continue to grow! If you love plants and flowers as much as we do, then we want to hear from you!

The R&D Manager will provide leadership, direction and support to the R&D team. You’ll work with sales, marketing and operations to establish and implement company goals for continuous improvement in plant quality, superior genetics, new product categories and paths to new and existing markets.

Essential Responsibilities include:

  • Manage a team of R&D professionals: implement departmental policies, establish weekly planning meetings, prioritize work flow, oversee the R&D budget and provide timely and accurate training.
  • Generate ideas for new products and research feasibility in terms of profitability, resource availability and compliance with regulations.
  • Manage the direction for new plant introduction, new plant identification and program development
  • Lead the product development process through prototyping and pre-production phases, owning the transition from R&D to Marketing and Production.
  • Maintain a continual working knowledge of Operation / Growers needs/wants and feedback
  • Work in tandem with department manages to ensure successful business operations

Requirements:

  • 10 or more years of horticultural or greenhouse experience including research and sales
  • Bachelor’s degree in horticultural field; Master’s degree preferred
  • 5 – 7 years of supervisory or management experience
  • Knowledge of commercial greenhouse operations
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and switch tasks quickly
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate your vision to team members and partners
  • Strong attention to detail and accurate information management

If interested in this position, e-mail your resume or application to PaulineS@pwpvg.com or call 603-435-1719.

The Groundskeeper position will be responsible for landscaping and grounds-keeping activities for Pleasant View Gardens’ properties. This position requires the ability to anticipate work that needs to be done and attention to detail. During the Fall and Winter, the Groundskeeper will work on special projects with the Maintenance team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Mowing, watering, mulching, digging and raking on a daily basis
  • Flower bed maintenance
  • Fall clean-up
  • Snow removal, shoveling, sanding/salting
  • Daily cleanup of tools and job site
  • Assisting with other departments as needs dictate
  • Work with maintenance during the fall and winter on special projects

Required knowledge and skills:

  • Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to operate a zero turn mower, a power back blower, and power trimmers
  • Reliable and motivated to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Must possess knowledge in lawn care tools/equipment maintenance
  • Must be able to work occasional weekends as needed
  • Ability to lift and maneuver up to 50 lbs. without assistance
  • Willingness to learn how to operate heavy equipment (forklifts/tractors)
  • High school diploma or equivalent with 3-5 years of related experience

If interested in this position, e-mail your resume or application to PaulineS@pwpvg.com or call 603-435-1719.

The Product Manager at Pleasant View Gardens will be responsible for guiding the direction of the Finished Goods portion of our business.  You will work closely with R&D, Sales, Marketing, Production, and Finance to create new products and programs.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Travel within Finished sales territory to existing and potential customers to uncover trends and unmatched product needs
  • Creates long term relationships with key retailers to help with product development
  • Works with R&D to develop new packaging and container offerings that address market needs
  • Manage relationships with pertinent vendors
  • Assists in development of marketing and sales tools
  • Responsible for launch and promotion of new products
  • Analyze product specifications, review product life cycle, recommend and appraise new product ideas and/or packaging changes
  • As the product expert, the candidate will communicate product and program details to both internal staff and external customers
  • Assess market competition by comparing company products to competitors’ products
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending trade shows and events, reviewing industry publications, and establishing personal networks

Required knowledge and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Marketing (preferred) plus 2 or more years of experience in financial and/or sales analysis.
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail and ability to effectively produce results.
  • A high proficiency in extracting and mining data, project lead capabilities and a demonstrated ability to execute action plans is necessary.
  • Proficiency in computer skills such as Access, Excel, Microsoft Products (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • If interested in this position, e-mail your resume or application to PaulineS@pwpvg.com or call 603-435-1719.