General Manager

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

WWT London Wetland Centre (Barnes)
Salary competitive
Position type
Full Time
Working pattern
37.5 Hours per week
Job advert

This is an exciting career opportunity for an outstanding General 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 London Wetland Centre is an award winning visitor attraction in southwest London, offering visitors the chance to discover and get close to, a wealth of wildlife in 43 hectares of beautiful wetlands. C180,000 visitors a year come to experience the wildlife and enjoy a great day out.

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 General 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.  

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

Relocation Package provided

BarrettClark Executive Search are supporting the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust with the recruitment of this key position. For a confidential discussion or to apply for this role, please contact Harry Seymour, Head of Research on 0208 9718060 or


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