The Donkey Sanctuary is one of the UK’s largest international animal welfare charities; currently supporting projects in over 35 countries worldwide. We are working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering, and their contribution to humanity is fully valued. We are achieving this by transforming the quality of life for donkeys, mules and people worldwide through greater understanding, collaboration and support, and by promoting lasting, mutually life-enhancing relationships.
Managing the onsite retail shop at The Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth, as part of the Donkey World Ltd. operation, you will support the Retail Operations Manager in delivering the strategic needs of the charity and play a vital role in ensuring that every visitor’s experience of the Sanctuary is positive and memorable, helping to win over hearts and minds for the charity’s worldwide work.
Possessing a wealth of retail experience and superb leadership skills, you will be a key member of the Commercial and Onsite Activities department. Your passion and enthusiasm will inspire your team, and you will lead, manage, motivate, coach and recruit staff to ensure a smooth operation seven days a week, maximising sales and profitability whilst ensuring the highest standards of customer service are maintained.
Proven strategic planning and implementation, financial and budget management and networking and collaboration skills are essential as is the ability to lead, manage, mentor and inspire a large and diverse team.
Based in Sidmouth, Devon – “an area of outstanding natural beauty”, this is a full-time, permanent contract, starting as soon as possible.
For more information about this role please download our Application Pack.
Closing date for completed applications: 12.30pm on Monday 31 July 2017.
Please download the Word document to complete your application on the computer (preferred option) or, print the PDF form to complete your application by hand.