Funeral Arranger

Funeral Arranger

Brandsoft | Jul 26, 2019 |

Salary: £20,000 – £26,000/annum

Location: Kent (offices in Ashford)

Hours: Full time – 40 hours/week

Permanent position

Willow & Green LTD has an excellent yet challenging new position that encompasses all aspects of the funeral trade.

Duties include:

  • Meeting clients in office to take funeral instructions.
  • Completing documentation and arrangements for funerals (cremation and the interment of ashes) including liaising between ministers, families, doctors or hospitals.
  • Maintaining both manual and computerised records of funerals.
  • Invoicing clients and following up unpaid accounts.
  • General office duties including answering telephone queries, correspondence and Sage accounts.
  • Production of service sheets in Microsoft Word & Publisher.
  • Conducting mourners during ceremonies.
  • Removal of deceased from hospitals, nursing homes and private addresses during working hours.
  • Driving hearse and limousines on funerals (full clean driving licence, ability to drive manual and automatic cars).
  • Coffin finishing and Preparation of Deceased
  • General duties as directed including cleaning vehicles and maintenance of properties (during quieter periods)

Flexibility: The funeral business can be very unpredictable, and the employee will be expected to adopt a very flexible approach to their work and may be expected to work overtime with little or no warning. Performance bonuses are awarded.

Own means of transport is essential.