Wild Futures Trading Manager

JOB TITLE: Trading Manager

LOCATION: Wild Futures HQ – The Monkey Sanctuary (near Looe, Cornwall)

RESPONSIBLE TO: Director of Wild Futures

RESPONSIBLE TO:  Café staff, retail and admission assistants

Date posted: 11th January 2018

Closing date: 9th February 2018

Charity and organisation overview:  Wild Futures is a leader in the field of primate welfare and conservation, environmental education and sustainable practice.  Based at our flagship project, The Monkey Sanctuary in Looe, Cornwall, Wild Futures Trading is the retail subsidiary of the charity, responsible for the café and shop and online shop, all of which serve to help fund the charity’s work, while providing an opportunity to demonstrate a practical example of the welfare and sustainability ethics of the charity.

Job Summary:  The manager is required to supervise the shop, café and admissions desk on The Monkey Sanctuary site, as well as the online shop. The Trading Manager will be striving to maximise profits for the charity while responsible for every aspect of the day-to-day supervision of the café and the shop on site, including sales, staff, stock and resource management. Catering for visitors varies through the open season, with the main café open only for the peak holiday periods.

The role requires a team player who understands and works with the Wild Futures objects, aims and ethos, with excellent attention to detail, ensuring that all visitors and staff feel valued.

Wild Futures Trading Manager Job Description

Please send CV and covering letter to
No agencies please

Closing date 9 February 2018. We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.