Centre Manager

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT)

Arundel, West Sussex
c.£38,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

www.wwt.org.uk HR Department

Reference: 148084_WW

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, environmental education, water & hydrology

Closing date: Sunday, 02 April 2017


This is an exciting career opportunity for an outstanding Centre Manager - an inspiring leader with a track record in managing operations, able to deliver a positive future for the Centre, the staff and volunteers that work there and all of its visitors and supporters.

WWT Arundel Wetland Centre is an amazing visitor attraction offering visitors the chance to discover, and get close to, a wealth of wildlife in 26 hectares of beautiful wetlands. 100,000 visitors a year come to experience the wildlife and enjoy a great day out.

Centre Manager
Location: WWT Arundel Wetland Centre, Arundel, West Sussex
37.5 Hours per week
Salary: Circa £38,000 per annum

You will manage all of your resources creatively and to maximum effect, developing the business, with a focus on achieving financial, conservation and visitor engagement strategies.

As our Centre Manager you will be required to develop a multi-talented team of highly motivated staff and volunteers, attracting a growing number of visitors and supporters through Membership recruitment and visitor marketing, providing them with an unforgettable experience on each and every visit.

You must be an experienced and professional manager, ideally with a good mix of Business/Conservation and Charity knowledge, who can deliver against ambitious and challenging targets. Your wealth of experience and proven track record will ideally have been gained within a visitor attraction and you are now looking for your next role to be part of something amazing.

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. For 70 years we have been pioneers in saving threatened wetland wildlife across the globe and are experts in wetland management and creation. We work with communities living among some of the most vulnerable wetlands in the world, providing leadership and influence to create a sustainable future for our wetlands, their wildlife and the people who depend upon them. We believe that showing people first-hand how extraordinary wetlands are can ignite their passion to help us conserve them, so we provide amazing experiences at our unique UK wetland centres for over one million visitors every year.

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
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Life assurance
  • Free parking
  • Child care voucher scheme
  • Free entry to all our centres

Closing date for applications: Sunday 2nd April 2017
First interviews will be held at WWT Arundel on Wednesday 12th April
Second interviews will be held at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (Gloucestershire) on Thursday 20th April 2017

TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:

If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please please click the 'More information about this vacancy' button to be directed to our website where you can complete your application.

Saving wetlands for wildlife and people.

WWT is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.

No agencies please.


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