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Centre Assistant

Reference: MAY20211346

Location: Rainham Marshes Nature Reserve

Salary: £17,960.00 - £19,925.00 Pro Rata

Benefits: Pension, 34 days Annual leave (pro-rata), Life Assurance

Duration: 6 months

If you love talking to people and sharing your passion about nature, this may be the role for you.

Part of the Thames Estuary, not far from the bustling streets of London, Rainham Marshes is a haven for all kinds of wildlife - birds, water voles, dragonflies and more. We have a wonderful visitor centre with cafe, shop toilets, bike hire, playground and different areas to walk (ride a bike, or walk your dog). We need someone to work as part of the visitor and retail team creating and delivering an exemplar customer experience, with the aim to maximise moral support, income and profit for the RSPB.

What is the role?

You will be required to work in both the Visitor Centre and Shop at RSPB Rainham Marshes. Mainly; welcoming visitors, making members for the RSPB, helping customers in the shop, or pointing out wildlife as it dashes by!

Who are we looking for?

This is a perfect opportunity for an outgoing person with experience in customer service, and retail; with a growing passion for nature and conservation. You’ll have plenty of energy and a willingness to learn and develop as part of your role. You will be part of an enthusiastic and dynamic team of staff and volunteers with a passion for wildlife. You don’t need to be a bird or wildlife expert to apply, just a budding interest. If you're a 'people person', friendly, approachable and have good understanding of the importance of giving visitors a first-class experience, then this could be the role for you!

Although experience in a similar role is desirable, we actively encourage anybody who believes that they have the required transferrable skills to apply for this role

This job will involve working most weekends and bank holidays.

Closing date: 23:59, 01 July 2021

The RSPB reserves the right to extend or make this role permanent without further advertising dependent on business needs at the end of the contract term.

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Closing Date: 01/07/2021  Location: Rainham Marshes Nature Reserve

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