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Visitor and Retail Manager.

Hours Mon -Fri 8.30 -5.00 with some weekend days occasionally required.

Easton Walled Gardens is part of The Easton Estate. The 400 year old gardens were revived from dereliction in 2001. Today the gardens are recognised nationally and last year received 17,500 visitors. Visitors to the gardens can enjoy 12 acres of gardens, a tearoom, two shops and toilets. Meeting rooms, outside catering and a meadow retreat are also available. As of February 2016 the site will also include a holiday cottage. For more information about the gardens please visit www.eastonwalledgardens.co.uk

Easton Walled Gardens is looking for a new manager to run the retail and visitor facilities. Up until now this job has been shared between Lady Cholmeley and her team but the growing success of the business means that she is now looking for someone to takeover the day to day running of the visitor experience and retail business.

Tasks will include running the shop including stock control, EPOS systems and staff rotas, running the online  shop and sales, developing products and producing reports, developing and managing corporate meetings and family celebrations including liasing with caterers. organising rotas for meadow retreat, running the holiday cottage, health and safety assessments and implementation and organising staff training. Other tasks include managing the maintenance of signage and visitor facilities, running the office on Mondays. Longer term goals include working on online website to improve customer experience and conversion to sales in online shop and developing CRM system. Developing and implementing strategies with Lady Cholmeley to boost sales in all areas.

Applicants  will be working in the offices at Easton surrounded by glorious gardens. You should have management experience and be very comfortable with IT. You should have a strong understanding of business principles and be happy to be part of a small team who are ready to turn their hand to anything to make the visitor experience the best it can be.

If you are interested in this job please email Mary McKinlay info@eastonwalledgardens.co.uk with your CV and a covering letter telling us more about yourself and why you would like to work with us.  Last date for applications is March 15th 2016.

 

 

Job vacancies near Colsterworth and Corby Glen for 2016 season.

We sometimes have vacancies for part time and casual staff working in the tea-room or shop serving customers from February to October. If you are interested please call Mary on 01476 530 063 or email info@eastonwalledgardens.co.uk for more information.

For more information about the gardens and our team please look around the website.