Retail Assistant

Location: Rye Harbour Discovery Centre, East Sussex

Salary: £8.91 per hour

Contract Type: Zero hours

Hours: Part time, average of 17.5 hours per week (including shifts and weekends)

Sussex Wildlife Trust

Sussex Wildlife Trust is a conservation charity for everyone who cares about nature in Sussex. We focus on protecting the wonderfully rich natural life that is found across our towns, countryside and coast. By working alongside local people we create opportunities for us all to connect with nature and for nature to thrive in even the most unlikely places. Together we can make sure that future generations living in Sussex will be able to enjoy the sense of wonder and well-being that nature offers.

Rye Harbour Discovery Centre 

The Discovery Centre is Sussex Wildlife Trust’s first coastal visitor centre, and it opened in May. It is an accessible hub for Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, and it boasts Lime Kiln Café, a shop, lots of interesting displays offering information about the nature reserve, and fantastic views.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join the team at Rye Harbour Discovery Centre, working in our retail and visitor centre interpretation area, providing exceptional customer service to all our visitors.

Responsibilities include: assisting in the overall operation of the visitor centre aspect of Rye Harbour Discovery Centre including retail displays, stock management, cash handling and occasional responsibility for opening and closing

As the centre is open seven days a week, you need to be comfortable working varied hours and shifts including weekends, bank holidays and some evenings.  

To arrange a taster day please email [email protected]