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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
 
 

Living Landscapes Educator – Rainforest Biome

Full time, permanent
Circa £20,824 - £24,000pa dependent on experience

We are looking for a horticulturist to join our team in the Rainforest Biome.

You will work alongside other horticulturalists assisting in maintaining and developing a range of ‘wild’ and cultivated plantings to the highest horticultural standards.

Essential to the role is the ability to embrace a team environment, and confidence interacting with numerous colleagues and public. We are looking for an individual with the ability and passion to support and guide horticultural students and /or volunteers. A friendly, positive outlook is essential.

Our ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, have good, all round horticultural experience and an eye for detail. Some knowledge of tropical plants and gardening, and of keeping plant records would be advantageous but is not essential. Ideally, the candidate would hold a cherry picker certificate, P1 and P6, and a rope climbing certificate. A minimum of a B.Sc. degree or many years’ experience and certificates, including teacher training to mitigate not having a BSc degree would also be advantageous. 

The position involves driving, spraying and some computer work.

You will need to be highly motivated and enthusiastic able to work under your own initiative as well as a team player and have good communications skills to work with other departments and visitors.

The closing date for this position is Monday 28th September

 

PR Officer, London

40 hours a week
Fixed term contract to end December 2021*
£24,000 per annum

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.  Millions take part in The Big Lunch each year, the initiative that’s all about people getting together to share food and have fun and get to know each other better. 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 a new PR Officer to support our busy little team in London. Over the next year we intend to try to help people in communities connect and cope with the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic and increase participation in the programme to ensure the social impact it has on communities and neighbourhoods all over the UK. 
The right individual will be able to help us by supporting the development and delivery of our busy UK wide PR campaign including working alongside print and broadcast agencies to amplify our PR campaign each year.
You will develop, grow and maintain our core PR resources and records including case studies, participant and partner contact details, associated photographs and records relating to our PR campaign history.  You’ll be the relationship management point for all media case studies and the individuals and projects involved and will regularly interview and refresh content. Our primary aim will be to upwardly drive awareness and increase participation in The Big Lunch, The Big Lunch community walk and other relevant initiatives within Eden Project Communities.
Our ideal candidate will have two years’ experience in a PR related role and hold media relations skills. You’ll be a dynamic, highly-organised press officer with strong PR experience and a journalistic nose for a story.  Good knowledge of the media landscape is required, and experience of building target media lists and developing relationships with journalists essential.  You’ll be highly organized and able to build and maintain media contacts (using Agility) and manage case studies effectively. A good network of England media contacts is highly desirable.
Working for the Eden Project (Charity number 1093070), roles within the programme are funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund.  This is a fixed term contract for 3 years subject to funding. The post holder will be based in our London office, and will occasionally 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 2 October 2020
*subject to funding

 

Stewards/Ice Rink Stewards

1 x 32 hour annualised contract
9 x zero hour contracts
£8.82 / hour

The Stewarding Team are looking to recruit a number of Stewards 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 Steward 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 Stewards ensure all visitors have the best experience. The Stewarding team works together, holding conversations with all who enter through our doors whilst keeping health and safety at the forefront of the working day. Variety is at the heart of the role, as a Steward you will manage the flow of our guests throughout site whilst supporting the wider site team.

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!

Closing date: 24th September
Interview dates: Week commencing 28th September
Start date: 5th October
There will be a required training week from 12th-17th October.