West Bay Discovery Centre, West Bay, Bridport, DT6 4EN.


Discovery Centre Manager

A treasure trove of West Bay stories and information and a base for exploration and adventure”… Have you got what it takes to manage our award-winning visitor Centre?

We are looking for a personable, highly organised individual for this exciting hands-on role. Working with our team of volunteers you’ll be experienced with figures and handling cash, and confident using Microsoft office and other IT packages. You’ll ensure our small gift shop is fully stocked, presentable and achieving targets and help promote and deliver our events and activities.

Visitors outside the Discovery Centre

Friendly and engaging, you will be confident at problem-solving. You will enjoy working with the public and a general interest in local history and the local environment would be an advantage. No two days will be the same and that’s when your time management skills will come into play, as well as your ability to focus on what matters and to manage you and your volunteer team’s, energy and motivation.

The role is permanent, 26 hours per week, including Saturday working on a regular basis from 1st March – 31 October each year. 18 hours per week from 1st November to 28th February. Salary is pro-rata to £24,190 pa.  A Dorset Council flexi parking permit will be provided.

If you share our passion for West Bay – find out more by downloading the job description and application form. For any further queries please contact John West via email info@westbaydiscoverycentre.org.uk

Deadline for applications is 9am 25th March. Interviews are planned for 8th April.


See our volunteer pages for further details.