Binocular Adviser

RSPB

Bempton Cliffs, Bridlington, Yorkshire
Voluntary

Volunteer • Part Time • Temporary

www.rspb.org,uk scott.smith@rspb.org.uk 01262 422210 Scott Smith

Reference: 8363

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 01 January 2018


Why we want you

The Seabird Centre at Bempton Cliffs receives around 100,000 visitors a year. We sell a wide range of high quality optical equipment. As a volunteer Binocular Advisor you will be a valued member of our sales team advising customers about the products to ultimately close sales for the benefit of the RSPB.

What’s in it for you?

  • You may be looking for a way of putting something back 
  • Meeting and helping large amounts of visitors  
  • Knowing all the profits from your sales are going directly to conservation at home and abroad 
  • An opportunity to be part of the country's largest nature conservation charity 
  • The opportunity to become part of a friendly, supportive team 
  • Opportunities to use and develop skills and personal initiative 
  • Training in the safe use of all relevant equipment  
  • References if appropriate

The skills you need

Essential

  • Approachable, with a friendly demeanour  
  • Enjoy being part of a team 
  • Ability to communicate well and listen 
  • Enthusiasm for wildlife and conservation 
  • Having worked face-to-face with the public 
  • Ability to be on the go all day 
  • Willingness to undertake appropriate training and personal development 
  • Sales experience  
  • Fast learner   


Desirable

  • An enthusiasm for birds and other wildlife  
  • Familiarity with Bempton Cliffs 
  • Own transport 
  • Knowledge of some RSPB work 
  • Experience working in a similar role  
  • A resourceful approach 
  • An awareness of Health and Safety 
  • Experience of using binoculars and telescopes
  • Live within one hours drive of the reserve 

Your time

Minimum commitment: Minimum two days a month
Duration: Ongoing
Period: March - October

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