Zoos SA is a not-for-profit conservation charity that exists to save species from extinction and connect people with nature. We provide conservation education, as well as supporting and conducting many conservation, breeding and research programs. As part of our conservation efforts we run Adelaide and Monarto Zoos.
Since 1878, we’ve long been established as a treasured part of the community representing a significant part of South Australia’s heritage and social history. Since Adelaide Zoo first opened to the public in 1883, generations of South Australians have shared the wonder of our zoos.
The Presentations Manager role has been created to increase visitor engagement and interaction with animals, and foster a greater understanding of conservation issues and initiatives. This role will have the unique opportunity to lead and focus a highly experienced and capable team of presenters and keepers– with the primary purpose of evolving the development and promotion of animal presentations that form such an important part of the visitor experience at Adelaide and Monarto Zoos. A high focus will be given to the training, conditioning and welfare of those animals used in such presentations.
Zoos SA’s Presentations Manager will have:
Inspiring people leadership skills
Animal training, conditioning and presentation skills
Solid business planning and strategy based approach to building the animal presentation vision
Captivating passion for education and presenting
A detailed job and person specification outlining the full requirements of the role is available below. Applications addressing the selection criteria are to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by 23 July 2014.
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