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£33,065
Job location: London, UK
London
Greater London
United Kingdom
17 Apr 2018
Job description:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Retail, Admissions & Membership Manager to deliver a high quality operation at WWT London Wetland Centre. By joining our team you will become part of something amazing and you will be a key contributor to providing our visitors with a warm and genuine welcome and an unforgettable experience. In this way you will make a difference by connecting people and wetlands.

Your responsibilities will include:

- The daily operation of a Retail, Admissions & Membership business
- Delivering excellent standards of customer service
- Leading and inspiring your diverse team of people to perform at their best
- The creative and seasonal merchandising of product ranges
- Driving sales and maximising profit to be invested into our conservation work


You will already be:

- An enthusiastic and highly motivated individual with a flair for presentation and delivering excellent customer service
- Experienced in managing high-quality retail visitor services and visitor centre operation
- A strong leader possessing communication, planning and organisational ability

In return for your hard work and dedication, you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
- Free parking
- Contributory company pension scheme
- Life assurance
- Free entry to all our centres plus many more


The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. We conserve, restore and create wetlands. We are pioneers in saving wetland wildlife, both in the UK and around the world. At our 10 UK sites around a million visitors, a year engage with wetland nature. We work internationally in key global wetland areas, balancing conservation with sustainable livelihoods and influencing national and international conservation policies.

For more information, and to apply, please click 'Apply Now' below.
£35,780 per annum
Job location: Lancashire, UK
Lancashire
Lancashire
United Kingdom
17 Apr 2018
Job description:
This is a two-year fixed term post (with the prospect of becoming a permanent role at the end of the two year period).

37.5 hours per week to be worked on a rota basis to include weekends and bank holidays, in line with business requirements.

Martin Mere Wetland Centre, in Lancashire is home to one of the UK’s flagship nature reserves. The centre also houses a captive collection of wetland wildlife and provides outdoor activities such as a canoe safari, adventure playgrounds and pond dipping. We are seeking someone to help us offer even more amazing, surprising, inspiring and engaging experiences for over 200,000 visitors every year. 

Are you an outgoing, creative, proactive and organised senior manager with experience of working in a large visitor attraction?  In this exciting position, you’ll be responsible for overseeing marketing, learning, events, retail and admissions teams, including volunteers.  You’ll need excellent leadership qualities, as well as customer service skills, commercial acumen and, ideally, some level of experience in all of the areas you’ll be overseeing. Crucially, you’ll be a brilliant communicator and team player, comfortably working across departments to achieve your goals.

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. We conserve, restore and create wetlands. We are pioneers in saving wetland wildlife, both in the UK and around the world. At our 10 UK sites around a million visitors a year engage with wetland nature. We work internationally in key global wetland areas, balancing conservation with sustainable livelihoods and influencing national and international conservation policies.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years
- Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
- Life assurance
- Free parking
- Childcare voucher scheme


For more information, and to apply please click 'Apply Now' below.
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