Public Engagement Officer
Join our vibrant organisation!
As an action oriented conservation charity, Marwell Wildlife’s desire is to connect people with nature. Through enthusing people about the wonders of the natural world we’re certain they’ll share our passion to conserve it. Our success relies on two key things. The impression we create through our 140 acre zoological park, Marwell Zoo, with its wide array of exotic and endangered species and the family of talented people we employ who share our passion and bring our vision to life.
We are currently looking to recruit a full time Public Engagement Officer who will be focused on delivering a wide range of animal encounter experiences, public engagement activities and visitor learning opportunities. You will be responsible for sourcing information for public engagement activities and contributing to the ongoing development and evaluation of these.
Applicants must be confident, enthusiastic and engaging with experience of working with and presenting to a variety of audiences (children and adults) in large or small groups. A degree in biological or environmental sciences and experience of animal handling would be beneficial to this role.
Excellent verbal and written communication, customer service and presentation skills are essential, as well as a commitment to education, biodiversity, conservation and environmental protection.
If you would like to join our unique and vibrant organisation and become part of our Marwell Family, please visit our website, www.marwell.org.uk for a full candidate brief and our electronic application form. This application form must be completed for you to be considered for this role.
Closing Date: Thursday 13th March 2014
Successful applicants for vacancies with Marwell Wildlife may be required to have a DBS check as a condition of employment.
Marwell Wildlife is an equal opportunities employer.
Colden Common, Winchester, Hants, SO21 1JH. Registered charity number 275433. marwell.org.uk
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