Careers at the Sanctuary

We are hiring!

Marketing Manager

Fancy a job like no other? Where our vision is of a world where our oceans are healthy, properly protected and full of diverse life.

Marketing is Marketing, right? Not when it's Marketing for the SEA LIFE Trust! Prepare for a world of rescued and rehabilitated seals and other marine animals in need of help from around the Cornish coastline. We educate and inspire generations to protect our seas and amazing marine life, now and for the future.

Do you have what it takes?

You’ll have broad marketing experience, which includes everything from campaign planning, PR, digital and social media.

  • You’ll be full of ideas and fresh thinking.
  • Be an excellent communicator and influencer.
  • Have experience using Mailchimp
  • Passionate and driven individual who is guest focussed.
  • A degree in marketing, a related subject or relevant experience.
  • Strong organisational skills, with the ability to multitask. 

To find out more or to apply, visit: Marketing Manager | Merlin Careers


Operations Supervisor

In this full-time, permanent role you’ll be responsible for the efficient and detail focused management of the day to day operations of the sanctuary, ensuring the department is financially compliant as well as forward planning recruitment and staff training. You’ll work closely with the Head of Operations to manage the daily banking and revenue reporting, Duty and Crisis Management, leavers and recruitment and also support the other departmental supervisors to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the Operations department.

Whether you’re supporting with the day to day cashing up process, completing successful profit protection audits or even leading the recruitment planning and assessment centres, you’ll demonstrate that you’ve got the grit and the stamina to work in a busy, ‘every-day-is-different’ environment.

To find out more or to apply, visit: Operations Supervisor | Merlin Careers


Fundraising Manager

We’re looking for a fundraising professional, ideally with some broad sector experience including writing trust and foundation applications.

We need you to help us deliver our exciting fundraising plans!

Working with our central team at the SEA LIFE Trust as well as the team at our Beluga Whale Sanctuary in Iceland, with extra time given for the role to support fundraising at our Cornish Seal Sanctuary.

The role will be based at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary.

To find out more or to apply, visit: Fundraising Manager | Merlin Careers