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Assistant Admissions and Retail Manager
Are you looking for a varied role where you can progress your career whilst showcasing your passion for customer service and ability to motivate and lead a team? This is an amazing opportunity to be part of a historic visitor attraction that has a vibrant community of worship, an ancient abbey, and is an architectural treasure.
During your initial 12 to 15 months at Chester Cathedral, you will take on the role of Admissions and Retail Manager to cover maternity leave, following this you will continue in the role of Assistant Admissions and Retail Manager.
Chester Cathedral – a space for everyone
Founded as a Benedictine Abbey in 1092, Chester Cathedral has a rich history and a diverse and exciting future. The Cathedral is a living community of prayer and worship, and a centre of excellence in Church Music with a rich and fascinating heritage, and visitors will find a magnificent building and an awe-inspiring place filled with beauty.
We are the largest venue in the city of Chester for performances, events and exhibitions which we host throughout the year, and from our award-winning tours to our beautiful gift shop with a carefully curated, eco-conscious collection of gifts, books and homeware – our aim is to provide each and every visitor with an unforgettable experience.
The Role – Assistant Admissions and Retail Manager
As the Assistant Admissions and Retail Manager, you will lead, develop and motivate the Admissions and Retail Team, bringing the best out of them and enabling them to deliver the highest level of service to our guests, whilst ensuring that the Cathedral is maximising income opportunities through our retail offering.
Your duties will include, although will not be limited to:
Our Requirements - Assistant Admissions and Retail Manager
As the Assistant Admissions and Retail Manager, you will benefit from:
You’ll be working 37.5 hours per week. Our opening hours to the public that need to be covered on a rota are: 10am to 6pm Monday to Saturday, and 10am to 5pm Sunday. You’ll be working approximately every other weekend, and please note that due to the nature of the business evenings and weekend work will be required to oversee events, including bank holidays.
PLEASE NOTE: To apply for this position, please click the ‘apply’ button on this page and submit your CV – we will then email you an application form which you will be required to complete in order to be considered for the role of Assistant Admissions and Retail Manager.
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