Visitor Engagement Coordinator

Closing Date: 24/06/2024
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Slimbridge
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Advertising Salary
£24,405 per annum
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Engaging visitors and communities with wetlands

About The Role

We’re seeking someone who has experience in public engagement preferably within a visitor attraction and the ability to confidently develop and deliver an engagement programme here at WWT Slimbridge.

As part of the role you’ll be supervising and coordinating a large team of engagement volunteers. Along with staff, they help deliver engagements across the site to our visitors enhancing their visit, inspiring support for wetland conservation and creating deeper connections to nature.

Working with the Visitor Experience Manager, the Visitor Engagement Coordinator will develop new activities for visitors and assist with programming and evaluation. You'll also help deliver learning opportunities to a wide range of audiences including schools, uniform groups and home educators.

This position works 5 out of 7 days including weekends and bank holidays. There may occasionally be a requirement to work some evenings to meet the needs of the post. 

About You

You’ll have experience of working in public engagement, ideally in a visitor attraction and developing new opportunities for engagement for a range of audiences. You’ll need to be a strong presenter and be confident presenting to small groups and tailoring your delivery to different audience types.

About Us

We’re WWT, and we’re on a mission to restore the super-powered ecosystems we call wetlands. There’s never been a more important moment for our work, and we’ve got some phenomenal people on the case.

Whether they’re taking a new visitor under their wing, or conducting ground-breaking research further afield, our team are second to none. And there’s nothing we love more than watching them soar.

Whatever you do here, you’ll be helping to restore wetlands and unlock their power. So, the only question left is, what role will you play?

 Why you’ll love working at WWT
  • Wake up every day knowing your work is helping to restore wetlands, and our world
  • Be surrounded and inspired by our team of passionate, dedicated people
  • 33 days annual leave (which goes up to 38 days after 5 years of service) – this includes bank holidays and you have flexibility to take those days whenever you want
  • Free entry to all our wetland centres, including your family
  • Free car parking and secure bike storage areas
  • Colleague discount on shopping and memberships
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life Assurance of three times your salary, for peace of mind for your loved ones
  • Independent personal, workplace and financial advice from Care first
WWT is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit.
 
Registered Charity Number England & Wales, no 1030884 and Scotland, no SC039410

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