Jobs

Jobs 2018-04-14T10:47:10+00:00

We are always looking for great people to add to our fantastic team. If you would like to be notified about upcoming vacancies, please express your interest in working at Seaton Jurassic by emailing jobapps@devonwildlifetrust.org

Seaton Jurassic is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome people from all walks of life. We will ensure that no applicant, employee or volunteer receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status or race.

All our positions will be advertised here as well as via numerous online, printed and other media.

Current Vacancies

Head of Visitor Centres

Salary: : £40,000, plus performance related bonus
Closing date: 30th April

Are you an inspirational leader with a strong commercial background? Do you relish the opportunity to make your mark by implementing our vision for Seaton Jurassic, an award winning visitor centre on the beautiful East Devon coast?

Since it was opened by HRH The Princess Royal in April 2016, Seaton Jurassic has engaged over 80,000 people with the unique marine, coastal and geological heritage of the East Devon coast. The Centre includes a café, shop, a tourist information centre and a highly innovative interpretation centre. It has won many accolades and enjoys excellent visitor feedback.

Your challenge will be to make the Centre a commercial success, increasing footfall, enhancing the café and retail space and building up the events and other income streams. You will provide inspirational leadership to the Centre’s staff, drive the sales and revenue across the commercial functions of the Centre and provide operational management, acting as spokesperson for the Centre in the press and publically. There will also be great opportunities to develop and expand the Centre, linking it to surrounding attractions such as the Seaton Wetlands.

We are looking for a dynamic, motivated individual who shares the values of Devon Wildlife Trust and who has significant, successful commercial experience in a similar sector. You will have experience of managing staff and volunteers and be attracted to the challenge of tackling problems with a supportive team. You will have considerable autonomy, but you will need to bring your colleagues, the local community and key stakeholders with you.

Seaton Jurassic is owned by East Devon District Council and operated by the Devon Wildlife Trust, via a trading subsidiary (Devon Wildlife Services). Initially the post will focus exclusively on Seaton Jurassic and will be based at the Centre. However, in future the postholder will have the opportunity to take on the management of other visitor centres run by DWT.

Interviews to be held: Thursday 10th May 2018.

For further information and to download a job application pack please follow the link below:

https://www.networxrecruitment.com/Jobs/Advert/1232189?cid=856

Seaton Jurassic Administrator

Salary: : £17,826 pro-rata, plus 5% pension
Closing date: 22 April

Are you the office champion who can keep a buzzing new visitor centre organised?

Are you the methodical safe keeper of the office realm?

Would you like to be part of an organisation that has positive impact on the local community as well as the natural world?

Seaton Jurassic, the new flagship visitor centre on the beautiful Jurassic Coast, aims to engage over 50,000 people per year with the natural environment via the story of life. The Centre is operated by Devon Wildlife Services, a trading subsidiary of the wildlife charity, Devon Wildlife Trust.

We are looking for a part-time Administrator to join our busy team. This post is being offered on a part-time basis of 3 or 4 days a week i.e. 22.5 or 30 hours per week.

You should enjoy working in a customer service environment and thrive on regular contact with a wide variety of audiences, including suppliers and stakeholders. You will have the skills and experience to manage yourself as well as supporting your colleagues around you. You are a dynamic, motivated, and analytical people-person who shares the values of Devon Wildlife Trust and who has experience in office administration.

You will be involved with a range of administration activities ranging from placing orders to event bookings and from cashing up to revenue analysis. No two days will be the same!

Reporting directly to the Head of Visitor Centres, you are able to work independently and ensure all centre administration is fulfilled in line with written policies and procedures.

The centre has been built by East Devon District Council (EDDC) as part of a regeneration project for the coastal town of Seaton, set in the stunning natural environment of East Devon.

You can download an application pack from http://www.devonwildlifetrust.org/jobs

For further details and to request an application pack directly please email jobapps@devonwildlifetrust.org or telephone 01392 279244.

Casual catering staff needed for immediate start

Are you looking for a catering opportunity that offers a good work-life balance?

Would you like to work in a newly built visitor centre with a spacious well equipped kitchen and a contemporary café?Seaton Jurassic is a new visitor attraction that engages people with East Devon’s unique geological, coastal and marine heritage.  Alongside a series of hands-on activities, Seaton Jurassic has its very own cafe serving delicious local food.

We are looking for customer friendly people to join our team at Seaton Jurassic: –

  • Chefs/Cooks: you will prepare typical café food such as light meals, sandwiches and soup showcasing your passion and enthusiasm for cooking with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Full and part time hours available.  Permanent contract preferred but seasonal contracts considered.  Hourly rate according to experience and training.
  • Café Assistant (Front of House): you will be the first point of contact for customers to the café ensuring a warm welcome. You will take orders, prepare and serve Barista style coffee, serve food and clear tables. Full time hours available or if you are looking for occasional work, without the commitment of permanent or full time hours, this could be the perfect role for you.  Hourly rate in line with min/living wage.

We offer great working conditions and sociable hours.

The Centre is in Seaton, East Devon and is owned by East Devon District Council and operated by the Devon Wildlife Trust.

Applications are welcomed on an ongoing basis with interviews available on Thurs 22 and Thurs 29 March 2018

To apply, please complete our short application form available to download from www.devonwildlifetrust.org/jobs confirming which role(s) you are interested in and your availability.

Please contact the HR team on 01392 279244 if you have any questions.