Animal Presentations Manager
Ref: APM/FTC/SL

Location
WWT Slimbridge and Headquarters
Department
Operations
Salary
23,950 - 25,210 per annum
Position type
Full Time
Working pattern
37.5 hours per week to be worked on a rota basis to include weekends and bank holidays
Job advert

Slimbridge Wetland Centre is working with the Heritage Lottery Fund on a major development project, which will change how we inspire our visitors. As part of the development we are creating a Living Wetland Theatre to engage audiences in free flying bird demonstrations. We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced bird trainer and presenter with the necessary managerial skills to lead and mentor a team of presenters, animal keepers and volunteers.

The successful candidate will have a rare opportunity to help create the theatre exhibit and the customer experience and will work closely with the aviculture team to deliver a successful programme of events.

This is a fixed term contract for 12 months with the potential for permanent placement upon successful funding of the Slimbridge 2020 project.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service
- Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
- Life assurance
- Free parking
- Child care voucher scheme
- Free entry to all our centres

Interview Date: 19th April 2017

 

Job description
Animal_Presentations_Manager.pdf
Closing Date
09/04/2017

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