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Assistant Company Secretary 

£27,345 pro-rata

Permanent Contract, 24 hours per week

Would you like be part of our growing success?

Would you like to help shape your future, Eden’s future and the planet’s future?

You may know us as Cornwall’s premier tourist attraction, or our worldwide reputation as an educational charity with the vision of connecting people with the living world and each other. You may know our Eden Sessions with artists including Madness, Lionel Richie, Elton John and Bastille. We also lead the Big Lunch programme with over 7 million people taking part in an annual community lunch, plus we operate an extensive Apprenticeship and Degree education programme.

In short Eden is an exciting and inspiring place to work and we are looking for someone to join our Company Secretariat team on a permanent basis.

The purpose of this role is to provide accurate and reliable governance, company secretarial and project management support to the Group Company Secretary, Company Board Directors and Trustees , as well as providing additional detailed, analytical support as required.

The vital part of this role is the administration of Board and Trust meetings, which is likely to require flexibility on hours to support the Directors on meeting days, however apart from this requirement the 24 hours per week may be flexible to suit school hours.

Ideally you will have a minimum of three years’ experience working in a company secretary/governance environment, with extensive experience of minuting meetings and some knowledge of statutory requirements relating to company/charity law. This job involves high levels of confidentiality; you will be expected to operate with integrity, showing respect to complex and sensitive meetings. 

To apply please visit our website and complete the application form which can be found below. 

The closing date for this position is Monday 29 October at midday

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Interpretation Production Manager 

Permanent contract 

Full time position.  40 hours week  

£31,965 pa 

Reports to: Director of Interpretation

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Eden Project’s Interpretation team.  We are seeking a Production Manager to project manage the production and delivery of our Interpretation programme comprising permanent exhibits, artworks, capital arts projects, the seasonal live events and temporary exhibitions at our world class tourist destination and environmental charity in Cornwall. 

You should be experienced in delivering engaging permanent and temporary installations and programmes. You should relish, and be great at strategic planning, build specifications and project management: managing people (Eden’s Designer Makers, artists, freelance designers, specialist contractors…), money (budgets, payroll and non-payroll) and time (planning and programming). 

You will be working with, and between, designers, creatives, makers, artists, internal and external stakeholders, suppliers and the Eden teams to realise designs and installs across exhibits, artworks, seasonal events and exhibitions.  You will need to be organised, a quick thinker, good negotiator, decision maker, team leader, excellent communicator and problem solver who is adaptable, creative, patient and calm under pressure.  The role is multifaceted: from strategic planning and presentations to managing teams and builds on site.  A great opportunity for someone wishing to deliver a compelling interpretation programme which attracts visitors in large numbers and underpins Eden’s ethos and narrative.

For further information please view the job description.

The closing date for this role is Monday 12 November, 2018

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Kitchen Porter 

£5.75 per hour for age 16-17, £6.44 for 18-20 year olds and £7.83 for ages 21 and over 
There are multiple seasonal contracts starting ASAP, with various end dates up to the end of the year. 
We love to wow our visitors with our stunning architecture, our amazing horticulture and our fantastic food extravaganza.  It’s all part of the entire unique visitor experience which is only available at the Eden Project!
Hours worked will vary but shifts will be during the day, with additional hours required for our events held on site. Contracts will be based on a minimum of 10 hours per week and a maximum of 30 hour per week, with additional hours available during busier periods. There will be no split shifts. 
This is a key role within the Hospitality team and main duties will include maintaining the cleanliness of the kitchen, including washing pots, pans and dishes, cleaning the cookers, sweeping the floors and in general any other activity which is need to ensure the safe and efficient running of the kitchen. 

The closing date for this position is Monday 22 October

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Narrator Level 2

£7.93 per hour for ages 21+, £6.54 per hour for ages 18-20, £5.85 for ages 16-17; Zero hour contracts; Immediate start dates; Contracts until 31 March 2019

The Narrator Team are looking to recruit a Level 2 Narrator their team to enhance the visitor experience on site at Eden. 

You will give a warm and friendly welcome to all visitors, engaging in conversation, responding to questions and providing assistance to enhance the visitor's experience and to reinforce their relationship with Eden, its aims and ethos.

Areas of activity within the team include hosting the ice rink and the Lookout in the Rainforest Biome.

You will be a confident communicator who feels comfortable approaching people to start a conversation and you will have previous experience in a customer service role, providing a world class service to our visitors. 

If you feel that this sounds like your skill set and energy levels we would love to hear from you.

The closing date for this position is Friday 19 October 2018


Security and Safety Operative 

£7.93 per hour 

Permanent contract

Annualised Hours, 24 hours per week

Evening and Night shifts

We have a vacancy in our Security Team who are responsible for ensuring the security and safety of our world renowned visitor destination 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 

These roles will support the night shifts by working in the evening but will also be required to work full night shifts to cover holidays or other absences. Main duties include the locking and unlocking of all buildings across the site as required, security patrols, monitoring of all alarms systems site, responding to and providing support for emergencies. You will also play a key role in ensuring that the site is safe at all times for visitors and colleagues.  

We are a busy place, outside of our opening hours as well as during them; you will often be the first point contact for people before we open to our visitors each day so will need to acquire a wide knowledge of the business. 

Our ideal candidate will need to be flexible, willing to work unsociable hours and have excellent communication skills. With an increasing number of evening events this is a visitor facing role so we are looking for people who also have great customer service skills.

You will be committed to working as part of a team and keen to be involved Eden’s mission. 

The closing date for this position is Sunday 21 October 2018