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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
 

Chartered Landscape Architect

Full time, permanent position
From £32,604pa depending on experience

Eden Project International, part of the Eden Trust, are focussing their ambition of “an Eden Project on every Continent”. This fast-expanding team, based at the Eden Project in Cornwall, are now looking to recruit for the role of Chartered Landscape Architect.  This new role will work closely with the team on development, design and delivery of landscape ideas and proposals within venues. The outcome is to enhance the visitor experience by using pioneering methods with sustainability, ecology, community and education at its core.

You will help us work to set budgets by managing specific project deliverables and implementing a cost-effective methodology with the team, consultants and clients. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelors Degree of a Landscaping Institute (LI) and be a Chartered Member of the LI (CMLI) with a minimum of five years’ experience working within a multidiscipline team and knowledge of business management principles, leadership techniques, allocating and planning resource as well as strategic planning. Design and drawing skills using CAD, InDesign, Photoshop and Sketch-up alongside excellent verbal, report writing and graphic communication skills to effectively deliver the assigned projects are also a key requirement. Although your base will be Cornwall there will be a number of site visits requiring international travel as well as external meetings within London. 

Closing dates for all applications is 27 January 2020 

 

Chef de Partie

Fixed term contracts.
Immediate start dates and contracts starting in March/April for our 2020 season.
£9.33 per hour 

We are looking for chefs to join our experienced and passionate team, both now and at the end of March in preparation for our 2020 season.

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 no split shifts.  Additional hours will be 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

£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 for our 2020 season, commencing at the end of March.

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 no split shifts.  Additional hours will be 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.com.

We will be reviewing applications as they arrive.

 

England Network Team Leader

Fixed term contract up to End Dec 2021
£27,892pa

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, is growing with over 6.6million people taking part in 2019.  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.

We are looking for someone who loves working with people and communities to be part of our UK wide team.  The post holder will lead the development and delivery of Eden Project Communities activity within a specific territory within the UK (dependent on your home location) and will manage and support the England based Community Network Developers to provide coordination across the country.

This role is about increasing awareness of and participation in all aspects of the programme, including but not limited to Community Camps, Exchange Hubs and The Big Lunch. You’ll be responsible for developing national events alongside oversight of campaign responses, network activity and Exchange Hubs across England as well as in a specific territory. Ensuring a vibrant calendar of events and activities for the programme is key alongside building support networks for those who take part in all our events. You’ll work with participants to define and develop a support model that could be sustained by people within the network over time.

Our ideal candidate will have extensive experience in community development and also of organising projects with detailed theoretical knowledge of community development and engagement techniques.  You will have several years’ experience of working in the community sector and in developing networks that support individuals and organisations and encourage people to engage in our campaigns and do more in their communities year round. 

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 to the end of December 2021 subject to funding. The post holder will be based from home or our local office depending on location of the applicant and there will be significant lone working.  You will also be required to travel across your territory, the UK and to the Eden Project in Cornwall for key events and meetings.

The closing date for all applications is 24 January. We aim to hold interviews before 7 February 2020 – locations to be confirmed based on applicant location.

 

Eden Housekeeper

20 hours per week, permanent 
£8.21 per hour for ages 21, £6.44 for ages 18-20

The Eden Project is a unique visitor attraction and this is a similarly unique role. We are looking for somebody to deal with a variety of different tasks primarily looking after our accommodation at Vounder farm and cleaning duties at Watering lane nurseries, near St.Austell. However, this will occasionally require assisting the team in their normal activities here at Eden.

This will include cleaning & deep cleaning of toilets, offices, and associated areas across all of the Eden Project with use of professional cleaning equipment. In addition, you will be required at times to assist at the recycling plant based at Eden and thus an understanding of recycling streams would be useful.

You will need to be enthusiastic and prove to have a good level of flexibility. Knowledge of Health and Safety would also be an advantage however all training for the role would be given as required. A good knowledge of IT application would be an advantage, as you would be required to liaise with the Tenant liaison administrator with regards to accommodation bookings. A full driving license and use of own vehicle is essential for this role.

The closing date for this position is 31 January 2020

 

Head of Experience Development (Eden Project International) 

Full time, permanent position
Salary to be discussed, based on experience 

We are looking for a seasoned professional with a wide knowledge and experience of visitor experience, theatre, exhibit installation.  You will join the senior team within the international team at Eden, working with an amazing team of people and partners on projects in locations as diverse as Qingdao, Dubai, Melbourne, Iceland and Costa Rica.  Information is available on the Eden website… but make no mistake… these projects are genuinely trying to influence, excite and inspire huge numbers of people across the world as Eden enters its third decade. 
If you are up for a challenge and want to work in a unique and inspiring environment, we would love to hear from you. 
The closing date for this position is Monday 17 February 2020 
 
 

Exhibitions Assistant 

40 hours per week, £8.21 per hour 
Fixed term until 17th May 2020

We are looking for someone to work with our interpretation team to help with the preparation and presentation of art exhibitions and installations.  

 The role will work closely with our curatorial team to assist with planning, co-ordination and maintenance of our artistic programme. 

We are seeking passionate and ambitious individuals with a keen interest in contemporary art, who will enjoy interacting with our visitors while gaining valuable experience in arts programming and exhibitions development. 

 No previous experience or qualifications necessary as full training will be provided. An interest and good knowledge of contemporary art and artists is beneficial.

The closing date for this position is 31 January 2020

 

Graduate Landscape Architect

Full time, permanent position
£22,000pa

Eden Project International, part of the Eden Trust, are focussing their ambition of “an Eden Project on every Continent”. This fast-expanding team, based at the Eden Project in Cornwall, are now looking to recruit for the role of Graduate Landscape Architect.  This new and exciting opportunity will work closely with our Chartered Landscape Architect on the development, design and delivery of spectacular landscapes within venues. The outcome will enhance the visitor experience by using pioneering methods with sustainability, ecology, community and education at its core.

You will help us promote the key master plans by fully integrating our design philosophy with an aspect of cultural sensitivity. The ideal candidate will be a Graduate of a Landscaping Institute (LI) accredited degree and a Student member of the LI with experience of working in a professional landscape architecture practice, be independently creative with excellent design and drawing skills using CAD, InDesign, Photoshop and Sketch-up, have excellent verbal, report writing and graphic communication skills to effectively deliver the assigned projects.  Although your base will be Cornwall there will be a number of site visits requiring international travel as well as external meetings within London. 

Closing dates for all applications is 27 January 2020

 

Head of External Partnerships, London

Fixed term contract up to End Dec 2021
£40,000pa

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, is growing with over 6.6million people taking part in 2019.  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.

In order to grow awareness and engagement across the general public we need to collaborate with others and partner with a wide range of organisations to help us amplify what we do. We are looking for an exceptional Head of External Partnerships to help us do that.  The post holder will identify prospects and leads to create new opportunities and build these into a Partnership Framework.  You will build on existing relationships and account manage major brands, businesses, corporates, sponsors and other partners with the primary objective of growing participation in our flagship project, The Big Lunch, whilst also generating a commercial return. 

The role holder will have a minimum of five years’ experience in a similar senior role, where they will have developed and managed external partnerships and secured financial support and sponsorship linked to a major campaign. Experience of working within a corporate environment to deliver high value partnerships required, with third sector and charity experience desirable. The post holder will be able to evidence exceptional relationship building experience having worked and negotiated with major partners as a senior level, coupled with excellent communication 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 subject to funding. The post holder will be based in our London office, and may be required to travel across the UK and to the Eden Project in Cornwall for key events and meetings.

The closing date for all applications is Friday 24 January. We aim to hold interviews in central London before 7 February.

 

Partnership Communications Officer, London 

Fixed term contract up to End Dec 2021
32 hour per week, £26,000pa

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, is growing with over 6.6million people taking part in 2019.  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.

In order to grow awareness and engagement across the general public we need to collaborate with others and partner with a wide range of organisations to help us amplify what we do. We are looking for Partnership Communications Officer who can help us develop the right communications to maximize our partnerships.  The post holder will work across corporate, charity and third sectors to help us communicate with them about the campaign and also to develop assets and materials to support live partnerships during the campaign.

The role holder will help maintain our CRM database of partnership contacts and manage day to day enquiries from partners we are working with or who may approach us to work together.  Using creative communications across multiple channels you will help us amplify the work we do to the benefit of both the programme and our partners, developing programme assets for use across a wide range of channels.

Our ideal candidate will have several years’ experience in a similar role delivering corporate and partnership communications within the charity sector. Experience of working within both a corporate environment and the charity or third sector previously is essential, along with experience of using exceptional communications skills across a wide variety of channel sand mediums.

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 to the end of December 2021 subject to funding. The post holder will be based in our London Office in Farringdon and the part time hours are flexible.  You may also be required to travel across the UK and to the Eden Project in Cornwall for key events and meetings during the year.

The closing date for all applications is 24 January. We aim to hold interviews in Central London before 7 February 2020.