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  • We are an equal opportunities employer which places a high value on diversity. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups to roles at Eden
 

Assistant Hospitality Manager

Assistant Hospitality Manager
Full time (40 hours) permanent position 
£25,500 per annum

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced front of house hospitality manager to join the team here at Eden.  

The successful candidate will be leading a team in a fast paced hospitality environment to deliver a world class dining experience across Eden Project’s range of food and beverage venues.  With a specific focus on outstanding customer service delivery through effective management and motivation of the hospitality team members.

The hospitality offer at Eden varies throughout the year and the assistant hospitality manager is key to ensuring that as the offer evolves the individual venues and teams are informed and prepared for the changes.  

The assistant hospitality manager is also operationally involved in the delivery of the Eden Sessions bars as well as food venues and will at times be involved in the delivery of food offers for separate ticketed events such as Eden Proud, Eden Beer Festival and Little Monsters ball (Eden’s Halloween event).

Most importantly, we’re looking for a strong, self-motivated and pro-active leader that can make day to day decisions seamlessly to benefit our visitors and Eden. 

The closing date is Wednesday 9th October 2019

 

Chef de Partie

Fixed term contracts with potential for extension beyond summer. Immediate start dates
£9.33 per hour 

We are looking for chefs to join our experienced and passionate team.

If you have a passion for food, a commitment to the development of staff and have experience in a role of a similar level then this is the job for you!

You will be experienced at this level, creativity is a must; as is the ability to work individually, be organised and lead by example. Duties will include preparation, cooking and presentation of all dishes as well as overseeing, coaching and training junior staff to deliver at the same level.

Hours worked will vary but shifts will predominantly be during the day, with additional hours required for our events held on site and Eden Sessions concerts.

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and Diversity Form to recruitment@edenproject.comCVs will be regularly reviewed and you will be contacted within one week of applying 

 

Commis Chef

Fixed term contracts with potential for extension beyond September
£5.85 per hour for ages 16-17, £6.54 per hour for ages 18-20, £8.31 per hour for ages 21+ 

We are looking for chefs to join our experienced and passionate team.

Our ideal candidates will have a passion for food, enthusiasm to learn and the ability to work in a demanding, fast paced environment. Duties will include preparation, cooking and presentation of all dishes in numerous venues around site.

Being able to work in a busy environment in an organised and efficient way is key to success in this role. 

Hours worked will vary but shifts will predominantly be during the day, with additional hours required for our events held on site and Eden Sessions concerts.

If you would like to be considered for this position please send your CV to recruitment@edenproject.comCVs will be regularly reviewed and you will be contacted within one week of applying 

 

Executive Assistant

£27,892pa   
Full time, permanent position

We are seeking an exceptional Executive Assistant to support and add value to our CEO of Eden Project International.

The CEO of Eden Project International spends considerable time travelling internationally so you will be responsible for extensive travel arrangements and diary management.

You will have similar experience and possess excellent ICT skills including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Excellent attention to detail, communication skills and confidentiality are very important for this role as is the ability to be pro-active and flexible to support the business needs. This role will involve regular contact with Trust and Board level stakeholders.

You will be joining an Executive Assistant team in our bright, friendly and open plan offices at Eden’s headquarters on site in Bodelva, Cornwall.

The closing date for this position is 20 September 2019 

No Agency applications will be considered

 
 

Performers for our Father Christmas Experience at Eden

Eden Project Cornwall
Full Time
£120 per day
Short-term freelance contract from 23rd November – 24th December 2019

Father Christmas and their elves will be setting up camp here at the Eden Project until Christmas Eve, where they’re busy wrapping and packing and mapping and making.  Inside our cosy tent, visitors can enjoy an immersive Christmas experience. After settling down for a story beside an open fire, each child can enjoy a special moment with the man in red.

We are looking for confident actors/performers (m/f) with excellent interactive skills, the ability to perform a Christmas story and create a magical atmosphere for our visitors to remember.
Each show will last for 50 minutes and there will be several performances each day.

If you would like to apply for this role please email Shannon Wilby swilby@edenproject.com detailing which part you wish to apply for, your reasons for applying and how your skills and experience match this role.
You may also include a CV if you wish.

The closing date for this role is  Wednesday 16 October
Auditions will be held on Friday 18 October

Kitchen Porter

£5.75 per hour for age 16-17, £6.44 for 18-20 year olds and £8.21 for ages 21 and over
Part time positions, working over 7 days, contracts until January 2020 currently 

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. 

If you would like to be considered for this position please send your CV (along with the diversity form below) to recruitment@edenproject.com.

The closing date for this position is Monday 23 September 2019, CVs will be reviewed as they come in.
 

Marketing Executive 

Full time, permanent position 
£20,834pa 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Eden Project Marketing team in the role of Marketing Executive.

We are seeking a motivated, enthusiastic and creative Marketing Executive to support the Campaigns Marketing Manager and Digital Marketing team. This is a fast-paced and varied role, which demands superb multi-tasking abilities, excellent communication skills, and lots of creative ideas. You’ll be expected to hit the ground running from day one, however, you’ll enjoy the support of working as part of the wider sales, marketing and digital team at Eden.
The successful candidate will have good knowledge of social media and digital advertising, and ideally experience of writing for a range of media, including promotional copy, social media, email and website content. You’ll have a great creative eye, meticulous attention to detail, and the confidence to give feedback and opinion to external creative and media agencies as required. Your organisational skills will be second to none, and you’ll happily absorb sudden changes to plans and priorities as the business needs dictate. Knowledge and experience of the tourism/visitor attraction or charitable sector would be advantageous.

The closing date for this position is Monday 23 September 2019 
 

Narrator Level 2 (Including Ice Rink)

£8.31 per hour for ages 21+, £6.54 per hour for ages 18-20, £5.85 for ages 16-17.
Zero Hour Contracts until 1 March 2020 (hours varied across multiple positions, please state your preference on your application)

The Narrator Team are looking to recruit a number of Narrators to their team to enhance the visitor experience on site at Eden. Applicants must be prepared to train as Ice Stewards and work on our Ice Rink. Previous ice skating experience would be desirable.

With close to a million visitors to the Eden Project each year, a Narrator will never hold two conversations which are the same; a vibrant and diverse position like no other.

This team is essential to the daily running of the Eden Project and works across a range of positions across site in differing climates. Whether it is 100ft up in the Rainforest biome or welcoming visitors on their arrival, our Narrators ensure all visitors have the best experience possible and no one leaves Eden without “getting it”.

The Narrator team works together, holding conversations with all who enter through our doors whilst keeping health and safety at the forefront of the working day. Within the Narrator Team you will share your knowledge with both colleagues and visitors, in all aspects of the role, learning just as much from our visitors as they learn from you.

If you feel you have the personality to excel within a visitor facing role, are passionate about conservation and the environment with the ambition to succeed, then this role could be perfect for you!

The closing date for this position is 20 September 2019
Interviews will take place on 25 and 26 September
The start date for this position is 30th September and candidates must be available to attend a training week in the week commencing 7th October 
 

Programme Coordinator (Administrator)

£18,720pa for full time working. We are also accepting applications for part time/job share applicants for this role
Fixed term contract to December 2021

Eden Project Communities has UK wide reach and delivers initiatives that encourage public engagement and participation in positive action and create real social capital on a mass scale. Since it began in 2009, participation in The Big Lunch, the UK’s annual get-together for neighbours, has grown continually with the number of people taking part standing at around 6 million every year.  


Alongside this we deliver initiatives that encourage connections, engage the public and help people across the UK build the skills and confidence to drive positive social action where it is needed most. Over the next two years we are growing participation in the programme to new heights and aim to increase the social impact we have on communities and neighbourhoods all over the UK.

We are looking for a new team member,  who is passionate about communities, to join our team. You’ll provide logistics and general administrative support for the Eden Project Communities programme and team to help ensure the smooth delivery of the programme. Reporting to the Community Events Manager you’ll support event coordination and delivery and will be liaising with the people who join our events from across the UK, including arranging their travel and accommodation. As part of this role you’ll also coordinate programme meetings for the team, raise purchase orders and maintain financial records within the programme.

Our ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years’ experience in a project coordination or an administrative role. Experience of organising events and an understanding of the needs of the public attending events is essential as are strong organisational and IT skills.

Working for the Eden Project (Charity number 1093070), roles within the programme are funded by the National Lottery through the National Lottery Community Fund. This is a fixed term contract until end December 2021 and is subject to funding. The post holder will be based at the Eden Project, and will be required to travel occasionally across the UK for key events and meetings. We will consider applicants wishing to work part-time and work some of their hours remotely, to be determined at interview. Please indicate on your application if this is your preference.

The closing date for applications is 20 September 2019.
We aim to hold interviews at Eden on Friday 27 September or early the following week.