Head of Trading and Admissions (Maternity Cover)

Head of Trading and Admissions (Maternity Cover) How to apply
  • 15th Feb 2017

Head of Training and Admissions (full-time, Maternity Cover) at the National Botanic Garden of Wales

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to contribute as an important member of a lively and highly motivated team, working to promote the profile and achievements of one of the most iconic destinations in Wales.  The National Botanic Garden of Wales is making a real difference to conservation, education, sustainability, and the enjoyment of the visitor.  Find out more by exploring our web site http://www.gardenofwales.org.uk/.


This is a key income – generating role within the Commercial Management Team. You are most likely to have worked within the retail industry at management level, with evident competence at motivating staff, working proactively with a high degree of independent responsibility and accountability. The role is expected to maximise retail sales, turn – over, margins and profitability. You will have excellent written and interpersonal communication skills, preferably with fluency in written and spoken Welsh, and enjoy working with people and developing positive relationships at all levels.  Overall aptitude and attitude for the role is critical, so there is the potential for an individual with the right potential to increase their proficiency and grow into the role if they are personally committed to additional training.



Starting from the soonest date which can be arranged, this is a temporary full-time role to cover maternity leave.   The working arrangement is expected to be (flexible) 37.5 hours per week.  The salary is £23,234 (current) per annum.


Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed initially to Charlotte Lumby – Charlotte.Lumby@gardenofwales.org.uk.

Applications, as electronic copy in the form of a cover letter and CV clearly showing how you meet the criteria should be sent along with details of two referees, to Charlotte Lumby – Charlotte.Lumby@gardenofwales.org.uk by 15th February 2017.   Interviews are currently planned for 23rd February 2017.