- Salary £18,798
- Organisation Visitor Attraction
- Job Type Full Time
Redwings the charity is a provider of everyday care for over 1,500 horses and donkeys at ten centres across the UK, including five Visitor Centres. In addition we have around 500 horses out on loan in private homes.
Visitor Centre Manager
Oxhill Visitor Centre, near Banbury, Warwickshire
37.50 hrs a week including weekends on a rota basis
Starting salary £18,798.00
Rising to £19,188.00 following successful completion of probation period.
In addition, shift workers receive a premium pay rate on Sundays (time and a half) and Bank Holidays (double time). For a full time manager, working alternate weekends, this equates to approximately circa £1,000 per annum.
The Fundraising Department at Redwings is seeking an enthusiastic, organised and motivated individual to manage its Visitor Centre in Oxhill.
The successful applicant will manage the Visitor Centre, welcoming visitors, introducing them to the charity’s work and helping to generate income through encouraging donations, promoting fundraising initiatives (including the charity’s Adoption Club), and through the effective management of a Café and Gift Shop.
The role includes a variety tasks necessary to provide a high standard of visitor experience whilst also delivering the charity’s values. This includes the management and training of staff, administration duties including financial reporting, and maintaining a general high standard of housekeeping and presentation at the site.
The successful applicant will also work under the guidance of colleagues to develop new relationships within the community and generate income through group visits and corporate events/services.
Experience in a front of house, customer care, retail or café environment is essential, as are leadership and team working skills and an enthusiasm for the charity’s cause.
Closing date: Wednesday 13th June 2018
Interviews to be held on: Thursday 21st June 2018
If you are interested in the above vacancy please contact Rachel Daines, HR Administrator, Redwings Horse Sanctuary, Hapton, Norfolk, NR15 1SP, email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01508 481061 for an application pack.
Alternatively you can download an application form and job description from our website www.redwings.org.uk
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