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  • Soderberg's Floral and Gift
  • (612) 724-3606
  • 3305 East Lake Street Minneapolis, MN 55406

About us

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Soderberg's Floral and Gift, a local Minneapolis florist has served the Minneapolis area since 1925. Soderberg's Floral reputation is built on its dedication to customer service, quality and value. Soderberg's Floral and Gift is ready to help you send the freshest, most beautiful flowers in Minneapolis.

Soderberg's Floral and Gift offers hundreds of special occasion floral arrangements. Send birthday or anniversary greetings, get well wishes or let someone special know you're thinking of them! The professional floral designers at Soderberg's Floral and Gift specialize in creating memorable wedding flowers, touching sympathy displays and custom floral centerpieces for a wide range of special events.

Soderberg's Floral and Gift delivers exceptional live flowering and non-flowering plants year-round. Send a lovely live gift by itself or in an elegant European-style dish garden. Our flowering plants are delivered in full bloom and are guaranteed to be healthy upon receipt. You can also count on Soderberg's Floral and Gift for all of your seasonal flower needs. Ask us to design a fresh, fragrant wreath any time of the year or browse our selection of silk and dried flowers!

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Employment Opportunities

Soderberg’s Floral and Gift is a family owned and operated florist serving the Minneapolis/St Paul Twin Cities area since 1925. Our mission is to put smiles on faces with flowers, plants, great gifts and floral related products and exceed our customer's expectations in all that we do. Please fill out the form below and include which position you would be interested in and we will follow up with next steps!

Please send resume and cover letter to wecare@soderbergsflorist.com

Event Coordinator/Planner 

 

Soderberg’s Floral and Gift is a family owned and operated florist serving the Minneapolis/St Paul Twin Cities area since 1925. Our mission is to put smiles on faces with flowers, plants, great gifts and floral related products and exceed our customer's expectations in all that we do.

Our vision is to create a welcoming work community and manage the current event clientele that we have. Prior to the pandemic pause, we were producing about 30 large scale events a year. We are currently seeing the pandemic will come to an end within the next year and we expect that the customer demand for large scale events will be larger than ever before.

We are currently seeking a Floral Designer and Event Manager who is excited about showcasing their design talent and their event planning and consulting expertise. This is a newly formed position and is perfect for the type of person that likes to take an idea and run with it.

The Event Manger will have the opportunity:

  1. To create and help manage an amazing design team as well as be hands on and create amazing designs.  You must be able to create everything from a simple design to unique, out of the box designs, sympathy designs, wedding designs and large-scale exhibits.
  2. The Event Manager is asked to help advise on and create designs for our website, create daily designs for customers, train individuals to become designers, and perform some managerial duties and other various tasks in the flower shop.
  3. We require a minimum of a 2-year commitment. This position would take time to learn and develop fully. We would want you to become acclimated to how our shop runs and all that we currently offer before creating this new department. All training would be on the job and of course paid.
  4. The Events Manager is asked to keep up with current design trends as well as make suggestions on design materials, vases and containers. We currently have a huge inventory of wedding and event rentals and are investing all the time.
  5. This person will assist with marketing for all current and new events and be the shops ambassador and consultant for all things event orientated.
  6. We currently have a Wedding Manager and at times you will be asked to assist in wedding design and sets ups as well.
  7. Eventually we would like to offer event planning and day of management as part of our event services- it would be up the event manager to conventionalize, create and manage this service.

 If you would like to be a part of an amazing design team, this position is for you. The candidate must be comfortable working both alone and as part of a team. A passion for flowers and exceeding customer expectations is paramount for this position. 


Applicants must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience. You must have worked in a retail flower shop previously. Must be able to work up to a minimum of 2 Saturdays a Month. Start time is flexible. There will be opportunities for OT especially at the holidays. (Valentines, Christmas, Mother’s Day)

Qualifications:
- Must have worked at a floral shop for at least 5 years
- Must be able to stand on feet 8 hours per day- and handle many steps.
- Is a be a team player - We help each other.
- Be able to juggle multiple projects at one time
- Must have good customer service skills - phone and in store.
- Professional appearance and demeanor
- Passion for quality products and Exceptional customer service
- General knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Computers
- Ability to work within defined price ranges and budgets
- Must understand current Floral Trends
- Must be able to take phone, in store, and on site orders.
- Must be able to work in a flexible work environment - as we have many floral projects and events on and offsite.

We offer a competitive wages, possible commission for new events, PTO, Medical and Dental insurance, 401k Matching, Generous Employee Discounts, Relocation assistance, and $1000 Signing bonus after paid after 12 Months.

 

 

Front End Staff

  • Customer service background
  • Answering phones and taking orders
  • Assisting customers
  • Basic flower knowledge
  • Filling orders
  • Cleaning and refreshing the coolers
  • General cleaning around the store including dusting, sweeping, vacuuming and mopping as well as organizing vases and sanitizing work surfaces
  • Watering plants
  • Restock front of the store including boxes, newspaper, tissue paper and other everyday basics
  • Other jobs as necessary
  • Encouraged to apply if you speak Spanish!
  • Amazing Attitude 

 

Floral Designer

  • 3+ years design experience
  • Answering phones and taking orders
  • Assisting customers and clients
  • Filling orders
  • Processing flowers
  • Assist front staff as necessary

 

Delivery Driver

  • Must have a Class D driver’s license, a cell phone with a data plan, the ability to work Saturdays and a knowledge of the Minneapolis area
  • Must be available for additional hours during holiday seasons (December 15th-24th, February 10th-15th, and additional holidays and time periods throughout the year including the 10 days leading up to Mother’s Day).
  • Deliver floral arrangements in South Mpls, Southeast Mpls and Downtown
  • Monitor vehicle maintenance and problems, communicates problems to General Manager
  • Keeps truck washed and gassed
  • Courteous, presentable and friendly manner while representing the business – this includes while on the road
  • Preparing packages for delivery
  • Cleaning and organizing garage and delivery area
  • Trash removal throughout the store
  • Shovels snow and keeps front entrance clean
  • Other jobs as necessary
  • Amazing Attitude

 

Office Assistant/Customer Service 

  • Answering phones, taking orders and assisting customers through the order process
  • Basic office duties such as data entry and inventory control
  • Bookkeeping and QuickBooks experience is a plus
  • Must be able to independently handle customer complaints, delivery issues, and manage multiple projects at one time
  • Ability to retain information and problem solve quickly
  • Computer knowledge is imperative. Will train on our proprietary software. Excel knowledge is helpful
  • Prior retail and floral knowledge is helpful but we will train the right candidate
  • OT Hours are available for Mother's Day Week, Christmas, Valentine's Day and other special events
  • Encouraged to apply if you speak Spanish!
  • This is a key position within the company – we are looking for someone seeking long-term employment. As a small business we are always looking for new opportunities to expand and someone to grow with us!
  • Amazing Attitude