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Retail Manager

Contracted hours: 37.5 hours per week (including regular weekends)

Salary: £26,791 per annum

Location: Wild Place Project 

Reporting into: Head of Visitor Experience

Contract Type: Permanent

Are you looking to lead the retail operation for one of the leading zoological societies in the world? Do you have experience developing retail strategy both in store and online? Can you support the daily visitor operation when required acting as Duty Manager for the day? Then Bristol zoological society want to hear from you!

Bristol Zoological Society are looking to recruit a Retail Manager who has the flexibility and experience to run the retail operation while also supporting the visitor experience management team where required as Duty Manager for the day.

As a global leader in conservation, projected through the work we deliver the new Retail Manager will help develop the retail experience at our new Bristol Zoo development over at our existing Wild Place Project site.  You will need to have a background in developing product categories alongside a great eye for visual merchandising and efficient retail operations.

You will lead a team of Retail Supervisors and Hosts supporting the delivery of a world class immersive experience for our visitors, connecting them with our conservation work around the world while ensuring positive secondary spend financial development for the society.

Successful applicants will:

• Significant experience developing retail operations ideally within a leisure or gift environment both in store and online with an eye for visual merchandising and product development.

• Management experience with the ability to inspire, coach and develop teams

• A flexible approach to supporting the visitor experience team as a Duty Manager where required

We recognise the value that diversity adds to our work and organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, as we value having a diverse pool of applicants to find the best person for the role.

Please review the job description for more details:

Retail Manager Job Description

We recognise the value that diversity adds to our work and organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, as we value having a diverse pool of applicants to find the best person for the role.

If you’d like to apply, please complete the application form below, and upload with your CV and cover letter to submit. The closing date for all applications is Monday 27th June at 12 noon

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