Retail, Admissions and Membership Assistant

Location
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre - Gloucestershire
Salary
£6,966 per annum (from age 18)
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
24 May 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Retail, Admissions and Membership Assistant

WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

16 hours per week to include weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis

£6,966 per annum (from age 18)

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual to work in our busy admissions and retail areas at WWT Slimbridge. As the first and often last point of contact with our visitors, the ideal candidate will be confident in providing excellent professional customer care to all visitors. This is a key role in the provision of a welcoming environment, striving to maximise both visitor enjoyment and engagement with the work of the Trust, and profits generated to go towards the vital conservation work of WWT.

The successful candidate will have sales experience in a customer facing retail environment, a friendly personality and a commitment to providing an exceptional visitor experience, including all aspects of customer care, in a professional and approachable manner.  Visual merchandising skills in a retail environment and an interest in wildlife and conservation would be beneficial to the role. 

Some lifting will be required within the role to manage and display stock effectively.

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 over 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’ service (pro-rata)
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Life assurance
  • Free parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free entry to all our centres

For more information, and to apply for the role, please visit our website by clicking apply.

Closing date: 29th May 2019

Interview date: 13th June 2019    

Registered Charity Number England & Wales, no 1030884 and Scotland, no SC039410