WMSP Retail Deputy Manager...

Hours: 37.5 Over 5 days, including weekends, evenings and bank holidays.

Salary: from £18,500 to £19,500

Description: West Midland Safari Park has an exciting opportunity for the role of Retail Deputy Manager. This varied and exciting role will require an enthusiastic and dynamic applicant, capable of assisting in the management of a diverse team to achieve both excellent customer service and profitability.

Your role will include assisting with the daily operations of the Retail Department, through the effective management of staff and stock control, actively drive sales of Retail products, assist with recruitment, induction and training, supervise completion of staff rota's ensuring accuracy and distribution and the management of allocation of Park uniform through efficient stock management.

About you

You will have gained a formal qualification in Mathematics and English. Ideally, we are looking for applicants that are highly organised, capable of assisting the Retail Manager to successfully achieve departmental goals and targets. You will have the ability to enhance staff performance, accurately planning staff distribution to maximise profitability.

A driving licence would advantageous, but not essential for candidate selection.

You will need to be flexible in your approach to work outside of standard business hours, including working weekends, bank holidays and evenings.


As well as benefiting from working in a unique and beautiful setting, you’ll also receive a range of additional perks to employment including:

* 29 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
* Annual pass which gives you and your family and friends unlimited free admission and ride wristbands
* WMSP reward scheme membership
* Discount in our retail and catering outlets
* Free onsite parking.

About us

West Midland Safari Park is home to some of the world’s most beautiful and critically endangered species, with a four-mile safari drive-through, walk-through Discovery Trail, African Village and Lemur Woods exhibiting hundreds of exotic animal species with close encounters opportunities galore. The 200-acre site includes a wide range of catering and retail outlets, and a large amusement area with over 25 rides and attractions providing the ideal venue for family days out.

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