Retail Manager

Expiring today

Penzance, Cornwall
£19,945 per annum pro rata
01 Oct 2019
23 Oct 2019
Management, Retail
Contract Type
Full Time

Penlee House Retail Manager

32 hours per week

12-month fixed term with possibility of extension

HOURS: 32 hours per week to include alternate Saturdays on a rotational basis (plus additional hours as required)

SALARY GRADE: SCP 8 £19,945 per annum pro rata   Penlee House is a much-loved Gallery & Museum in Penzance, owned and operated by Penzance Council. We are looking to recruit a Retail Manager to run a profitable retail operation and to provide excellent customer service on the admissions desk within the reception area of Penlee House Gallery & Museum.

The Retail Manager, will be responsible for making the shop financially successful through understanding our audience and maximising profit. You will ensure the shop looks appealing and work towards making it a destination in its own right. You will select quality, relevant products and have an excellent grasp of stock control. You will get to know and understand our customer profile, making visitors feel welcome and ensure that they have a brilliant experience. You will also take responsibility for the supervision of two part-time Retail Assistants and your attention to detail will ensure that high standards are maintained at all times.

The post is being advertised as a 12-month fixed-term post, with the possibility of extension/a permanent role at the end of the 12-month period.

For an application pack, please contact:

 Penzance Council on 01736 363405;  Email:

Or download an application pack from our Vacancies page at:

Or download an application pack from our Vacancies page

Application is by completed application form only; CVs will not be accepted.

‘For an informal discussion about the role please contact 01736 363625

The closing date for receipt of all applications is noon on Wednesday 23 October 2019.  Interviews for the Retail Manager role will be held on the morning of Monday 28 October.

Penzance Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer