Sunday, September 8, 2013

Displays Curator

Displays Curator


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Displays Curator to join the team at the new SEA LIFE Centre in Birmingham.

SEA LIFE Birmingham takes each and every one of its visitors on a fascinating tour of freshwater and marine life. Seeing the magic of the deep up close with breathtaking displays among the fish, sharks, jelly fish and seahorses, there's so much more to SEA LIFE; We educate the next generation and we play a huge part in the conservation of some of nature's most beautiful creations.

About the role

In this role you will take responsibility for ensuring the continual development and innovation within the displays areas, leading the delivery of consistently high standards of animal husbandry and displays through the management, organisation and continued development of the team. Being an expert in your field, you’ll be able to deliver innovation creatures, concepts and systems through trials, research and working with the displays team to generate ideas as well as managing the creation/installation of new features that are key to creating compelling reasons to visit.

About you

You’ll be a dynamic, confident and a self motivated individual; a strong communicator who will be able to lead, develop and support the displays team aiming for a centre of excellence in marine management, conservation, preservation and education. Gained through significant experience working as a Display head in the aquarium industry, you will have a robust knowledge of aquatic animal husbandry, life support systems operation and maintenance, animal behaviour and acquisition of animals with the practical ability to create spectacular displays that deliver a highly immersive experience to all our visitors.  You’ll also have a good understanding of zoo licensing having been through a zoo licence in a previous role, project management experience and ideally be educated to degree level or equivalent.

About the benefits

Alongside a competitive annual salary of up to £25,500 (dependant on experience) you can look forward to a great benefits package which includes Group Personal Pension Plan, 25 days holiday and, of course, a Merlin Magic Pass which gives you free admission to all of our attractions worldwide.  Perhaps the biggest benefits of joining us, however, are the outstanding opportunities for career development.

About  us

SEA LIFE today is far more than just an aquarium. It's a living, breathing, interactive habitat that's all about immersing visitors in the experience. From London to Loch Lomond, Minnesota to Munich, and Hunstanton to Helsinki, visitors flock to get up close and personal with some of the most amazing sea life on the planet. At each and every one of our international attractions, we make sure we put on a sparkling, visually stunning display with exciting interactive features and informative surprises at every turn.

About Merlin Entertainments

Merlin Entertainments is the leading name in location based, quality family entertainment and the world’s number two visitor attraction operator. We currently have over 90 attractions spread across 22 countries and four continents, and aim to deliver unique and memorable experiences to over 54 million visitors worldwide. Here in the UK alone, we have a vast portfolio of reputable brands, from LEGOLAND and Chessington, to Madame Tussauds and EDF London Eye.

Job Curator
Work Locations : National SEA LIFE Birmingham National SEA LIFE Centre The Waters Edge, Brindleyplace Birmingham B1 2HL
Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External : 03-Oct-13, 2:59:00 AM

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