Shop Manager

Lobbs Farm Shop at Heligan, St Austell is a retailer of fine distinctive Cornish & West Country food & drink. We are looking for a dynamic leader to drive the business forward, working closely with other team members.

Duties include:

Management of the retail shop & website activity to drive sales, liaising with the Directors to ensure effective management of the business

Maintain the administrative accounts system including Sage & Total till systems, liaising with other team members

Negotiate & place orders for stock with input into the selection of products

Supervise other staff members ensuring productivity & confirming payroll

Maintain the business food & hygiene regulations – which are of the highest quality ensuring compliance with regulations

Participate in & continue to develop a good working environment where staff & Customers are happy to come to work & shop

(This is a general list of duties but by no means exhaustive).

This is a full time position & will include working weekends on a rota basis

Closing date for applications Friday, April 26th 2019

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £21,000.00 to £23,000.00 /year


  • Management: 1 year (Required)
  • Sage Line 50: 1 year (Required)
  • Customer service: 1 year (Required)
  • Microsoft Office: 1 year (Required)


  • St. Austell PL26 (Preferred)


  • Driving licence (Required)
  • Food hygiene (Preferred)


  • English (Required)

Vegetable Production Manager

The position will encompass all aspects of vegetable production from the very start to the point of sale in our own shop.

Duties include:

Growing vegetables & salads

Daily harvesting of produce

Planning crop selection & rotation

Communication between shop managers & directors to oversee supply

Maintenance of shop grounds

Working Tuesday to Saturday – 8:30 – 16:30 (40 hours per week)

The role will include a great deal of year round outside work & given the nature of the activities involved, a good level of general fitness is required.

Benefits: –

Generous shop discount scheme

Pension package

Great team & place to work in the heart of Cornwall’s countryside

Salary dependant on experience

Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Permanent

Salary: £9.30 to £9.50 /hour


  • Production Management: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Horticultural: 1 year (Preferred)


  • St. Austell PL26 (Preferred)


  • Driving License (Preferred)


  • English (Preferred)