The Eden Project remains temporarily closed. We are reviewing our plans for re-opening in line with the latest Government guidelines, and will post updates here and on social media. Our online shop is open, and you can explore our Eden at home resources.

Application guidelines

  • Please download our application form in a MS Word format; we do not accept CVs as a method of application, unless stated. 
  • Save the blank application form to your desktop before inputting data – to ensure changes are saved.
  • All roles close at midday on the closing date listed, unless specified differently.
  • For more information on these vacancies, please call 01726 811963 or email You may also find the answer in our job FAQs.
  • 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


2 Year Apprenticeship Contracts
Apprentice pay rate for all vacancies is £4.30 during the first year
30 days annual leave per year (including bank holidays) plus an additional day off on your birthday!
Positions will start on: tbc
Roles are based on working 40 hours per week 

We are looking for a number of enthusiastic and committed people to take up varied Apprenticeship positions starting in September.  All apprentices will complete a national recognised Level 2 qualification during their apprenticeship and where apprentices excel there is also an opportunity to progress to a Level 3 qualification, where appropriate. 

• Horticulture Apprentice – View Job Description
• Chef Apprentice – View Job Description
• Finance Apprentice – View Job Description 

The job descriptions above will give you further information on the individual Apprenticeships offered. In order to be successful you will need to be motivated and committed to completing the 2 years. We don’t need you to have lots of previous qualifications or experience, we are looking for the right attitude and a willingness to learn and get stuck in! Our apprenticeships are open to anyone aged 16 and over. There is no upper age limit. 

If you do not have your own transport available you should consider how you will travel to work, as Eden is in a rural location and public transport is not always available. A travel bursary is available for those who live further than 3 miles away from Eden. 

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the apprenticeship positions on offer at Eden please contact Lorraine Tonkin, HR Business Partner, on 01726 818739.

The closing date for all apprenticeship positions is Friday 16 April 2021  

In order to apply for these positions please complete the application form below and return to

Application Form


Financial Controller 

£55-60k pa
Full-time, permanent position

We are seeking an experienced senior accountant to play a pivotal role within our management team and to lead our finance team into the future at the Eden Project. 
This position is responsible for managing Eden's financial control and accounting activities across several entities, in order to ensure compliance with statutory regulations and professional standards.

Our ideal candidate will hold a professional accountancy qualification (ie ICEAW, CIMA or ACCA) and have previous demonstrable experience in a senior role, including leading a professional team (6 members), making effective decisions and communicating and influencing managers and stakeholders. 

In return we offer, 30 days annual leave, increasing to 35 days after 5 years of completed service, an additional day off for your birthday, healthcare cover with Simply Health and flexible working opportunities 

Full details of the position are in the attached job description. 

The closing date for this position is Monday 22 March 2021


Steward Team Leader

Full time, permanent position
£20,834 pa

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. The Steward 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 our 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.
The Stewards Team are looking to recruit a new Steward Team Leader to their team to enhance the visitor experience on site at Eden.

The ideal candidate would have experience leading a team in a multi-skilled environment, and the ability to tackle challenges head on with a positive, can-do attitude. Importantly, you will be responsible for ensuring the team are delivering a smooth visitor journey. The Steward Team Leaders lead on aspects of the day-to-day coordination and administration of the Stewarding Team to ensure that the team is motivated, inspired and has the adequate information and training to carry out their roles for the day-to-day delivery of an excellent standard of customer service. You will inspire the team to engage with our visitors, ensuring one-team working together to deliver a consistent, world-class experience for all our visitors that inspires positive change. This is an exciting, varied and diverse role where you will use innovative and interactive leadership as an opportunity to enhance the customer experience.

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: 8 March 2021