What does Nicola like about working at The BIG Sheep?

Working at The BIG Sheep | The BIG Sheep

19th June 2018

We’re aiming to be a top employer in Devon for our staff. We want to be the best attraction for both visitors and as a top place to work! We believe happy staff make the experience even better for our guests. So we asked one of our long term members of staff, Nicola, what she enjoys about working at The BIG Sheep!

What is your role?

I’m the Marketing and Events Manager, I plan and run all of the events at The BIG Sheep and help on the marketing side including social media and our email newsletters.

Why did you want to work here?

I completed a year’s work experience as part of my Events Management course, helping with different events during the year such as Farmers’ Markets and Character Days and enjoyed it so much that 6 years on, I’m still here!

What makes you happy at work?

The people I work with – The Big Sheep has such a great bunch of people working here. Everyone works together and has fun whilst doing it.

What’s your favourite event?

It’s hard to pick just one event, but I think Farmers’ Market and Wedding Show as it’s such a lovely feeling when the events all come together. There are so many great local companies with both events, and it so nice to see them all working together.

What’s your favourite part when visiting the park?

Definitely the Sheep Race….and cuddling puppies! Sometimes I get to take pictures of all the cute animals for social media as part of my role…it’s a tough job but someone has to do it!

Any top tip for visitors?

  1. Book online – you get 20% off!
  2. Buy sheep race badges on entrance to beat the queue
  3. If 12:30pm lamb feeding is busy, there is another lamb feeding session at 4:30pm which is usually quieter.