Friday, September 16, 2016



Fixed Term Contract – 12 months
Tropical Wings Zoo is one of the best interactive zoo attractions in Essex.  We pride ourselves on providing a unique butterfly and animal experience with fun for all age groups.

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Education Officer to be responsible in providing entertaining, informative and interactive animal encounters throughout the zoo.

Main duties:
•        To develop and promote a formal education programme, which includes fun and interactive experiences for all age groups
•        To plan and organise events and relevant
•        To be instrumental in marketing the Zoo both through social media and communication with the general public and schools
•        Assisting other areas within the zoo as and when required
The ideal candidate should have an experience working within a similar environment and/or have a ‘passion’ in working with animals and people, together with a flexible, ‘can do’ attitude.

Excellent presentation and communication skills are essential for this role, as you will required to engage with the general public and children/young people.

Knowledge of social media and marketing is also essential so that our educational programme can be viewed by a bigger audience.

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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