Kew (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew)
Job description: JP_Dec13_Engagement Executive
The job advert’s further down but here, taken from the appended job description (see second link above) is the Essential / Desirable stuff for education and experience.
• A degree in a relevant subject.
• Experience of developing and delivering public programmes at a botanic garden or similar visitor facing environment.
• Experience of writing briefs for internal and external agencies to deliver interpretive content and/or design.
• Experience of evaluating specific engagement methods using appropriate methodologies.
• Experience of managing artists and creative agencies
• Experience of contractor management including health and safety.
• Confident IT and administration skills including use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, CMS.
• Experience of working with a range of media formats both on and off line.
• Experience of managing small projects and overseeing small delegated budgets
• An informal learning, science communication or related postgraduate accreditation
• Experience of communicating science through a variety of creative methods.
ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY: Internal & External
HOURS OF WORK: Full time (36 hours)
JOB STATUS: Casual- 51 Weeks (Maternity Cover comencing February 2014)
SALARY PER ANNUM: £22,056 – £24, 052 per annum depending on experience
DIRECTORATE: Public Programmes
LOCATION: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Richmond
Kew is the world-leader in plant diversity science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a major visitor attraction, that shows the importance of plants in all our lives.
Joining our innovative and forward thinking Engagement and Interpretation team, this is an exciting opportunity to deliver public programming to inspire and entertain visitors and to engage them with the mission of the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew.
Supporting delivery of the public programme strategy, this role will devise, co-ordinate and deliver a range of installations and events.
Highly organised and creative, you will relish working across a range of projects and media. You will have strong project management skills and interpersonal skills to facilitate relationships with artists, other contractors and Kew scientists and horticulturalists.
The post holder will play a key part in the delivery of our busy 2014 festivals programme, and assist with planning for future festivals.
Benefits include 30 days holiday per year, a choice of defined benefit or stakeholder pension, a flexible benefits scheme as well as a great working environment.
CLOSING DATE: 6 Janaury 2014 10am
INTERVIEW DATE: 14 January 2014