Job Type: Customer Service / Operations / Retail / Sales
Whipley Manor Farm has been a family-owned business since 1920. Our 300-acre farm has transformed over the last 100 years and our core business is now the rapidly growing animal feed store which is located within a hub of other businesses including a farm shop and deli, wine shop, florist, photographic gallery and a soon to be café all in renovated traditional farm buildings.
We are a well-established and trusted supplier (for over 40 years) of horse and livestock feed, cat and dog food, wild bird feed, supplements, bedding, stable and grooming equipment, horse rugs and accessories and also point of lay hens.
We produce our own meadow hay, wheat, barley, oats, and oilseed rape. The hay and straw is sold through the animal feed store.
We are looking for a self-motivated person with experience and ambition to take over as our Feed Store Manager. The successful candidate must have recent and relevant experience and knowledge of animal feed nutrition and products (particularly equine-related) and also be able to maintain records and manage budgets and stock.
People are a hugely important aspect of our business and therefore we are seeking a manager who can build and maintain good relationships with customers, staff and suppliers with the ability to manage a busy operation effectively.
This is a demanding but rewarding role where you will lead the team to maintain our excellent reputation, and the opportunity to explore new avenues for our business.
About the role – what we need you to do
About the person – Skills and Experience we need from you
£30-£35k per annum, dependent on experience. Staff discounts and training
Hours 43 hours a week (average). Mon-Friday, but some weekend and evening work. 28 days holiday per year inclusive of 8 bank holidays
Responsible to General Managers
Responsible for Retail and Delivery staff
Please apply In writing with your CV and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date 30th April. Interviews will take place on 10th May at Whipley Manor Farm
Please state Equine Careers when applying for this vacancy.