Bradgate Park has a job vacancy for a role that will see one lucky applicant explore and work at the 1,200 acre site loved by everyone in Leicestershire.
A Learning and Engagement Manager position has been listed on the Bradgate Park Trust’s website, which will see someone become a core member of the team with a pay packet to match.
The role will see them interacting with visitors to provide them with the high-quality experience when they visit Bradgate Park and Swithland Woods.
They will be working alongside other staff members at the Trust to ensure that the 750,000 visitors who make their way to the park have an engaging and educating time while visiting.
The online job listing reads: “The Learning and Engagement Manager post will sit within the Trust’s Management Team and work closely alongside other posts to develop our visitor offer.
“With 1,200 acres of incredible green space, a Visitor Centre, amazing ruins and monuments, a café and Ranger and volunteer teams on site, we are looking for a motivated, innovative individual who can develop our offer.
“You’ll need to consider the development of the site for visitors, family and lifelong learning and events and activities to ensure that the park offers something for everyone.”
The role is 37 hours a week, which is flexible subject to discussion with the right candidate, and has a starting salary of £26,538 a year, rising up to £27,972.
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The employee will be based at Bradgate Park and will be responsible to the Director of the Trust.
The job’s role is described as “to lead on and develop the visitor experience at Bradgate Park and Swithland Woods including events, outdoor education and the Visitor Centre.”
The Trust consider it desirable to have a degree-level qualification a related field for the role, such as natural environment, heritage, culture-based subjects, or in an audience-focused subject such as tourism or hospitality.
However, the only essential knowledge you need is of visitor engagement techniques.
The applicant will also be required to have a proven track record of delivering a variety of events and activities, experience of delivering public engagement and customer-facing activities – such as outdoor education or lifelong learning programmes – and experience of creating ‘meaningful and relevant’ web and social media content to engage audiences.
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Other requirements include needing excellent verbal and written communication, including presentation skills, as well as developing and delivering programmes to engage with audiences at the park.
They will also need a proactive approach to work, working to deadlines, and have strong time and project management skills.
To apply, visit https://www.bradgatepark.org/join-our-team, download the Job Description and Person Specification form, and email it to the provided email.
The application’s closing date is at midnight on Sunday, October 10, 2021.
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