Visitor Centre Coordinator

Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust

Rutland Water Nature Reserve, Oakham, Rutland
£21,312 pa pro rata

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract 01572 720049 Rebecca Pitman

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 21st January 2019   3 days left

Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust is seeking a seasonal Visitor Centre Coordinator for 2019 to oversee operations at Lyndon Visitor Centre at Rutland Water nature reserve.

This post will be part of the Rutland Osprey Project team, coordinating operational activities at Lyndon Visitor Centre and assisting with the running of the Rutland Osprey Project, to ensure the delivery of an exceptional visitor experience.

We are looking for someone with experience in the commercial environment who has spent time on the shop floor, ideally with experience of visitor centre management. You will be highly organised, have a good head for figures, with comprehensive IT skills and pay meticulous attention to customer care. You must enjoy a busy working environment and possess great drive and initiative.

This role will also support the Rutland Osprey Project, through giving talks and leading events, therefore you will be an excellent communicator, with some experience of communications work and providing face-to-face interpretation to the public.

This seasonal post is the ideal opportunity for someone seeking a career change or an early-career starter.

A full driving licence and access to own vehicle is essential.

To apply, please submit a CV and a supporting statement of no more than two pages, explaining why you are the right candidate for this post to

Deadline for applications is 9am Monday 21st January 2019.

Interviews will be held at Rutland Water nature reserve during week commencing 28th January 2019. 

Candidates wishing to have an informal chat about the post with Rebecca Pitman, Senior Reserves Officer (Projects) at Rutland Water nature reserve, can arrange this by emailing

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