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  • Salary £35,164 per annum
  • Organisation Visitor Attraction
  • Job Type Fixed Term, Full Time

We are looking for an experienced, self-motivated, energetic, creative and highly organised individual to research, develop and deliver innovative and compelling visitor programmes which meet audience needs, drive revenue and communicate RBG Kew’s mission and purpose.

Hours of work: Full time
Contract Type: Fixed Term (FTA)
Contract end date: Up to 14 Months TBC (maternity cover)
Salary: £35,164 per annum, depending on skills and experience
Directorate: Marketing and Commercial Enterprise
Location: Kew Gardens, Richmond

Kew is the world’s leading botanic gardens, at the forefront of plant and fungal science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a major visitor attraction. We want a world where plants and fungi are understood, valued and conserved – because our lives depend on them.  We use the power of our science and the rich diversity of our gardens and collections to provide knowledge, inspiration and understanding of why plants and fungi matter to everyone.

The visitor programmes at RBG Kew is one of the key opportunities we have to engage the public in a positive way with the environmental challenges faced by the planet and how understanding plants and conserving their diversity is at the heart of helping us to live in a better balance with the world around us.

This role will have accountability for research and delivery of key events and festivals, working with stakeholders throughout the organisation.

Educated to degree level with demonstrable experience in developing and delivering engaging large scale events, preferably outdoors, the post holder will be part of a wider team of enthusiastic staff. Our programmes rely on the combined and collaborative efforts of a range of colleagues from very different areas of expertise, particularly operations, science, estates, horticulture, marketing and digital.

Interviews will take place in the afternoon of the 25th and 26th  April

The salary will be £35,164 per annum.

We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a broad range of Learning and Development opportunities, with access to the Civil Service training curriculum, generous annual leave entitlement for new starters, family friendly policies, a choice of competitive pensions and flexible benefits scheme.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application through the online portal, by clicking “Apply for this job”.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.

No agencies please.


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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew’s mission is to be the global resource for plant and fungal knowledge, building an understanding of the world's plants and fungi upon which all our lives depend. Kew is London's largest UNESCO World Heritage site offering unique landscapes, vistas and iconic architecture from every stage of the Gardens' history.
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