Beach Shop Supervisor 

Want to work at our beautiful Cornish beach location? We’re looking for a friendly, enthusiastic and capable shop supervisor with hospitality/retail experience and exceptional customer service skills. This is a permanent year-round role with a competitive salary.

Full-time (35 hrs pw)

£20,000 – 22,000 (depending on experience)

28 days holiday pro rata

Additional benefits see below

5 x 7 hour shifts pw, with varying start and finish times (between 8.30am and 7.30pm depending on season)

Typical off-season hours: 9.00-4.00

Typical peak season: 8.30-3.30 or 12.30-7.30

Own car required for occasional deliveries and stock management

 Essential characteristics:

- Exceptional communication and customer service standards (including addressing any performance issues or training requirements).

- Confident in managing a team

- An eye for detail and business development opportunities

- Must be demonstrably efficient and able to work under own initiative, reacting and responding to any issues which arise.

- Would suit someone with both catering/hospitality experience and retail experience.

- Experience with retail visual merchandising preferable but not essential

- Must have a passion for supporting local businesses, shopping small and running a sustainable business.


- Day to day smooth running of a busy beach shop (including making coffee using espresso machine, scooping ice-cream, cooking pastries) as well as preparing staff rota and working within the operational team including problem solving.

- Lone working off-season

- Key holder

- Some administrative duties

- Leading and motivating the team and managing performance

- Health, safety and welfare of staff and customers

- Understanding of social media preferable but not essential

- Cash handling and banking


28 days holiday pro rata

Free drinks on shift

Staff discount

Additional paid day’s holiday on your birthday

Stakeholder pension

Mileage paid for business journeys

To apply please send your CV and a well thought out covering letter telling us about your personal favourite small business, what you love about it and why. Applications should be emailed to

Please do not drop paper applications into the shop.

Applications should be submitted by Sunday 24th October with interviews of short-listed candidates taking place at the shop during w/c 1st November.