Looe, Cornwall
From £30,000 dependent on experience
Permanent, Contract, Full-time
Job description

Exciting opportunity for a Director of Operations.

We are seeking a dynamic individual for the unique role of Director of Operations to join our team at Wild Futures in Cornwall, UK.

This position will oversee a small sanctuary team including the Site Manager, Supporter Relations and Office Manager, Primate Care Team Manager and will report to the Board of Trustees.

 The Director of Operations will be instrumental, in conjunction with the Trustees, in formulating and implementing the strategic plan for Wild Futures. Accountable for the leadership, organisation administration including resources and financial management required to deliver the plan.

 They will be a lead member of the Finance Group and will act as the main point of communication between the trustees, the employees and the public.

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate a commitment to the mission and vision of Wild Futures. They will need to be motivational, positive and drive delivery of strategic and operational goals.

 Salary: from £30,000 dependent on experience



At least undergraduate degree in an appropriate discipline.

Leadership experience

Experience of managing people and resources

Passion for animal welfare and conservation


Experience managing animal sanctuary or similar organisation

Primate experience with a good working primate knowledge

Experience working in tourism sector

Post graduate qualifications in primatology

Managing finances


Appointment is full-time, five (5) days a week with some weekend work applicable and will primarily be based at the Wild Futures Sanctuary.

How to apply

Interested parties please forward your cover letter (stating the applied position) and CV to Rachel Hevesi

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Personal data collected will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purpose.

Closing date: 15th October 2021

Wild Futures is a registered primate welfare and conservation charity rescuing, campaigning, educating and providing sanctuary to primates in need. We also support projects overseas, working to protect primates and habitats worldwide.

Wild Futures registered charity no. 1102532


Application Instructions

Please include CV and application letter.

Posted on: 16 September 2021
Closed date: 15 October 2021
Tags: Senior Management

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