Fixed term contract until 31st August 2016
Full Time (42.5 hours per week including one weekend day and working bank holidays)
Salary: £14,807 - £16,300 per annum dependent on experience
Tropical Wings Zoo is a small but forward-thinking and dynamic organisation with an emphasis on interaction and education. We are seeking a dynamic, confident and bubbly individual to join our team of Keeper/Presenters for the summer season.
As a keen presenter you will engage visitors about our animals, conservation and the natural world, presenting information in a lively and interesting way to large audiences and interacting with visitors during encounters. You will also be involved in certain aspects of animal care and training.
In order to be successful in this fantastic position you will have:
- Experience of delivering presentations in a similar capacity
- Excellent communication skills and be highly innovative, enthusiastic and motivated
- Fantastic customer service skills
- The willingness and ability to learn a vast amount of information about our animals
- Excellent presentation skills
- An animal related qualification would be desirable but proven confidence with a wide range of animals is more important
- Experience in the education sector would be desirable
Send CV and covering letter by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: This vacancy will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, therefore you should submit your application as soon as possible. Due to the expected number of applications we will only be contacting those shortlisted for interview.
Applications in writing please to: Erica Jones
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