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Head of Horticulture 

Full time, permanent position 

£55,000 per annum

The Eden Project is looking for a Head of Horticulture and Gardens. We are looking for a skilled and ambitious horticulturist to lead the next phase in the development of our contemporary gardens and landscapes. Last year we opened the new West Australia Garden in the Mediterranean Biome and we will be developing several prestigious new gardens and exhibits over the next five years including a new food and agriculture garden. 

We are looking for an individual who can lead these projects and our horticultural programmes, creating gardens that delight and inspire. Ideally you will have a commitment to great design and display, a love of plants and the environment, and enjoy growing student and apprentice horticulturists. You will be joining our brilliant horticultural team, a team who see gardens as a tool for changing the world. 

The closing date for this position is Sunday 6 January 2019

Interviews for this role are scheduled to take place on Thursday 24th January. 

Job description 

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Rainforest Biome (RFB) Team Leader

Full time, permanent position 
£27,345 per annum
The Eden Project is looking for a Rainforest Biome Team Leader.  We are looking for a skilled and ambitious horticulturist who can manage the world’s largest rainforest in captivity and work with an international network of horticultural, ecologists and conservationists. 
Ideally you will have experience in tropical horticulture, a passion for rainforests and/or tropical economic botany.  You will be joining a great team of students, apprentices, horticulturists and volunteers in growing a spectacular tribute to the world’s rainforests. 
The closing date for this position is Sunday 6 January 2019

Research Manager

Full time, permanent position


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Market Research Manager to come and join the Eden Project marketing team.

The post holder will devise and manage the research and evaluation of the Eden Project providing visitor insights and generating customer-focused management information that supports various teams and functions within Eden. Responsible for the production of data that is used to make decisions regarding the destination, and also be used to evaluate the performance of various events, funded projects, bid support, potential sponsorship support, sponsorship evaluation and seasonal offers. Reporting to the Sales & Marketing Director, and working with them to devise the scope of the research programme.

Responsibility for line managing a full time market researcher, interns and other short term contracted roles required at times for funded project support. The role holder will also represent Eden from a data, trends and research perspective on forums and professional bodies such as CATA, ALVA, Visit Cornwall, Visit England and the South West Tourism Alliance. 

The ideal candidate will have several years’ experience in a similar role, preferably in tourism or the charity sector, and will be educated to degree level in a relevant subject area.

The closing date for this position is Friday 4 January 2018

Job Description

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