Trading Assistant
Ref: VSA(23)/SL

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

WWT Slimbridge and Headquarters
Retail / Visitor Services
£4,251 per annum (£10.90 per hour)
Position type
Part Time
Working pattern
7.5 contracted hours to include weekend working and bank holidays
Job advert

We are looking for an engaging and proactive individual to join our busy trading teams at Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

The successful applicant will provide a warm and informative welcome to all our visitors and will work to maximise sales and membership recruitment. They will have a passion for exceptional customer service, and will contribute to the delivery of agreed targets, helping generate profits that support the conservation work of WWT.

This role will be working mainly in our visitor admissions area, to include; welcoming both member and non-member visitors, and promoting the highlights and key experiences at the centre.  The role also includes promoting and selling memberships.

Trading Assistants may be required to work across visitor services, retail and catering departments, depending on the needs of the organisation.

When visiting our website you will notice that the position is referred to as Trading Assistant. This is how the role is known internally within WWT.

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 around 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 car parking and secure bike storage areas
  • Free entry to all our centres

WWT is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit.

Closing date:                          27th November 2023

Interview date:                       6th December 2023

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

Job description
Closing Date

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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