All of Eden's current vacancies are listed below.
For further information on any of these positions, or to find out about working for Eden, call our recruitment line on 01726 811967 or email us, firstname.lastname@example.org
£6.44 per hour for 18 and over, £5.75 for under 18s
Contracts from 1st April – 23rd April 2014
Minimum 20 hours, maximum 40 hours per week contracts
Our team of Workshop Facilitators will interact with our visitors and will be positive and enthusiastic in encouraging participation from everyone who visits to enjoy our workshops during the Easter school holidays.
Applicants should be confident and outgoing and able to teach others about how chocolate is made and the importance of plants and nature in this process. You will receive training before the programme begins so you will be equipped with the knowledge necessary in order to carry out the role.
Level 4 Narrators
£8.50 per hour
Contracts from 1st April – 23rd April 2014
Zero hours contract
This Easter the Eden Project is looking for Seasonal Level 4 Narrators to lead and engage with our visitors as characters in our Chocolate trading game in the Rainforest Biome.
You will interact with visitors in a lively, characterful style to share the history of chocolate and help them to participate with the trading aspect of the game.
We are looking for outgoing individuals who absolutely love to share stories, engage, talk, laugh and interact. You will be encouraging our visitors to join in, learn and experience our activities. You will need to be focused, enthusiastic, show initiative, happy to don a costume, be a good team player and enjoy working with all age ranges, but especially children. You will also need to be comfortable working in the rainforest heat and happy talking to a group for a set period of time.
Please indicate on your application form which position you are applying for
The closing date for these positions is Friday 21st March 2014 at Midday
Interviews will be held in the week beginning Monday 24th March 2014
Visitor Experience Assistants
£6.44 per hour for age 18 and over. £5.75 per hour for under 18s
Our Admissions team have a number of vacancies for seasonal staff to join them from Easter (mid March) onwards until the end of September. Each vacancy will be based around a minimum of 10 hours and a maximum of 30 hours per week.
We are looking to recruit members for the team who have a passion for Eden and can consistently deliver a warm engaging welcome suitable for our world class destination, whilst focusing on the sales of Admission tickets, Gift Aid and the Eden Guide.
You will work predominantly in our Admissions team but will also be required towork in our retail outlets when required.
Working in our very busy retail outlets will require you to provide a quick and speedy service whilst maintaining a high standard of customer service. You must be a good team player, work well under pressure and be highly motivated.
If you think you have the drive and motivation to join our sales team we would love to hear from you.
The closing date for this position is Monday 10th March 2014
Fixed Term Maternity Cover Contract for up to 1 year
£16,396 (per annum)
Full time Position
A great opportunity to work as part of the Eden Outdoor Biome Horticultural Team on a range of world class ornamental and seasonal cropping exhibits and projects and experience and learn the unique approach of Eden Horticulture
Candidates ideally should have considerable relevant experience in horticulture, Pa1 and Pa6 qualifications and a minimum of a Diploma in Horticulture. You will need to be a team player and be highly motivated and enthusiastic with good communication skills.
The closing date for this position is Sunday 16th March 2014
Narrator (Level 3)
Permanent, Annualised hours position, full time
£7.47 per hour
The Narrator Team wish to enhance the range of skills within the team and are looking to fill available positions with those who have a passion for people and plants, first class customer service and communication skills, creativity and oodles of energy to join the team at Level 3.
You will need to be keen to learn the stories of our plants and biomes and to be able, after training, to conduct a 1 hour tour of up to 30 visitors for an hour. You should also have the creative skills to devise and deliver thought provoking visitor engagements for up to half an hour that relate to the stories of our plants within the biomes or our seasonal programmes. Importantly you should be a pro-active team player happy to work on a rotation that covers positions within Eden and its Biomes supporting the full Narrator team effort. A head for heights to take visitors up our Lookout would also be a plus.
If you feel this is sounds like your skill set and energy levels and you would like to find out more please contact our HR department for an application form and further information.
The closing date for this position is Tuesday 18th March 2014
Interviews will be held during the week commencing Monday 31st March 2014