The role: A fantastic opening has unexpectedly arisen for anyone with an interest in farm and outdoor education. You will co-ordinate and develop our school visit programme which currently caters for several thousand school pupils per year. You will be working closely with schools, organising pre-visit tours, risk assessments and tailoring bookings and education visit programmes from outdoor farm work to den building to curriculum based activities for each school. You will work with the farm park team, duty manager and business operations manager to ensure the smooth running of each school visit. You will be responsible for the farm’s programme of popular special events from Easter egg hunts to Halloween as well as managing birthday and celebration party bookings. Working with the Marketing Director and Business Operations Manager, you will run membership bookings and work creatively to develop the membership package on offer.
Hours/ rate: This is a full time vacancy (although part time applications may be considered) with weekend & holiday working an essential element of this tourism-based role. Annual salary in region of £18k.
The person: You will need:
- A keen interest and preferably practical experience in outdoor education or in the classroom together with knowledge of core curriculum requirements
- Experience of the visitor attraction/ tourism sector an advantage
- To have a mature, calm outlook and positive can-do attitude
- Strong customer service skills
- Good listening skills and the ability to understand and share the vision of the management team for the farm park and Woody’s Cafe
- Confidence at dealing with the public and working with children
- To be a hard working team player who can work well alongside Bucklebury Farm Park and Woody’s Café teams and go the extra mile to deliver a great visitor experience
- A creative and dynamic approach to bring excellence and stand out quality to Bucklebury Farm Park events
To apply: Please send CVs and letter of application to jobs(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)buckleburyfarmpark.co.uk