Retail and Admissions Manager

Watts Gallery Trust is looking for an experienced manager to lead the Retail and Admission operations. This is an exciting time in the development of Watts Gallery Artists' Village and the successful candidate will play a key role in the development of the Pottery Building, which is the home of our commercial activities.

You will have the drive and commitment to continue our excellent track record in welcoming visitors and offering an exciting shopping experience that maximises sales and enhances our reputation. You will lead a small team of part time staff (currently six) and volunteers.

You will be commercially minded, sales driven, have an eye for detail and a flair for retail, have experience of managing retail and ticketing systems, and be passionate about delivering excellent service. You will work closely with the Commercial Manager and other senior managers and will play an influencial role in developing an outstanding front of house operation across the Artists' Village.

Please send your CV and with supporting statement to Jo Wilks, Commercial Manager

Closing date: Sunday 28th February

Interviews: Thursday 1st February at Watts Gallery – Artists' Village

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Catering Assistant

The Tea Shop at Watts Gallery - Artists' Village is looking for an energetic, hardworking and motivated individual to join our dedicated and passionate team. Our chefs use fresh, seasonal, local produce achieving unique flavours with modern and classic dishes. Candidates should have a basic level of knowledge, understanding and experience of working in a busy catering environment. Skills required: Basic cooking skills and knowledge, understanding of Basic Food Hygiene, experience of working in a professional and busy catering environment, ability to work under pressure, excellent attention to detail and a high standard of presentation, confident with good initiative and the ability to work as part of a team, occasional help with Kitchen Porter duties.

Minimum of 30 hours per week (including weekends). Day time only.

Job Type: Full-time

To apply please email with your CV.

Full Time Waiter / Waitress

The Tea Shop at Watts Gallery - Artists' Village is looking for hardworking and motivated individuals to join our dedicated and passionate front of house team. Successful candidates will be required to work 30+ hours per week, including weekends. Previous experience in a customer-facing environment would be an advantage, but not essential as training will be provided. Successful candidates will also require excellent communication skills, take pride in their appearance, be punctual and willing to work within a team.

Minimum of 30 hours per week (including weekends).

Job Type: Full-time

To apply please email with your CV.


Volunteers give vital support to the Artists' Village, contributing in many different ways from engaging with visitors as stewards in the galleries to supporting our Curatorial Team to assisting at events and workshops. Discover all the Artists' Village has to offer while acquiring new skills and meeting likeminded people.

Watts Gallery Trust is an independent charity, and we rely on the commitment of over 300 volunteers from a diverse range of backgrounds and age groups. Join us at an upcoming volunteer open morning to meet current staff and volunteers and to learn more about joining our team.

For more information, contact our Acting Visitor Services Manager on 01483 813 580 or email