Low Sizegh Barn

Low Sizergh Barn, Sizergh, Kendal, LA8 8AE

01539 560426

We milk cows at Low Sizegh Barn

Farm Shop Manager

Food, farming and people are at the heart of Low Sizergh Barn, a family business on a working dairy farm just south of Kendal. 

The manager has responsibility for food retail, customer service and staff within the farm shop. In this hands-on role on the shop floor you will work with and lead an experienced and loyal team. 

You are a doer, but reflective too, knowing when to stand back and when to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in. You will have the enthusiasm to maintain and improve upon the high standards that have seen Low Sizergh Barn listed by both The Times and The Telegraph as a top ten UK farm shop. 

The role: 

Champion the best customer service.  

Work closely with the purchasing supervisor to keep the shop stocked with an enticing array of top quality food from our kitchen, the farm, Cumbria and beyond.  

Manage the daily responsibilities of the staff, ensuring good organisation and team spirit.  

Collaborate to identify and deliver training and development needs  

Liaise with the Kitchen Manager to realise the business objective for additional retail of home made food.  

Merchandise for effective sales and aesthetic appeal, with an eagle eye on pricing, placement and stock rotation.  

Communicate enthusiasm for and knowledge of our products and their uses. 

Manage health and safety provision and required standards of food hygiene.

Essential skills and attributes:

Great communication skills. 

Successful background in a busy retail environment, preferably food 

Business acumen. 

Strong supervisory and people management experience with excellent influencing and leadership skills.

Organised, flexible and adaptable. 

Food lover.


£20000 to £22500 dependent on experience 


40 hours per week. Mondays and Tuesdays 8am – 5.30pm, Wednesdays and Thursdays 10.00am – 5.30pm, Sundays 9.00am – 5.30pm (approximately – some flexibility will be required from time to time).

Please apply in writing or by email with a cv to: Belinda Smith, Low Sizergh Barn, Sizergh, Kendal LA8 8AE Tel: 015395 60426 

We are fortunate enough to receive many applications. If you do not hear from us within one month please assume you have not been successful this time. 

Our award-winning farm shop

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We have Top Farm Shop accolades from the Times and Telegraph and we're thrilled to welcome so many customers who endorse the principle of shopping locally. 

Step through our farm shop doors and explore shelves full of local specialities and seasonal foods direct from farmers, growers, makers and producers. 

What could be better than knowing exactly where your food has come from, that it has been grown or produced with passion, and that it is going to taste good - really good? 

We're open 9.00am - 5.30pm Monday-Saturday and 10.00am - 5.30pm on Sundays

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Low Sizergh Barn is a limited company registered in England and Wales. 

Registered office: Low Sizergh Barn, Sizergh, Kendal, LA8 8AE. Registered number: 7103828