Visitor Learning Manager, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

  • Hours of work: Full time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: £37,177 per annum
  • Location: Kew Gardens, Richmond
  • Closing Date: 28/04/2019

We are looking for a dynamic and ambitious Visitor Learning Manager to lead a team of eight talented staff to deliver Kew’s informal learning programmes, focusing on youth, families and early years, access, tour and information guides, community allotments and projects.

Kew is one of 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.

Your in-depth experience and knowledge of informal learning will enable you to develop and sustain these successful programmes.

You will be someone who has a passion for creating high quality, science-focussed, learning opportunities for all audiences and you are constantly looking for opportunities to innovative, share best practice across the sector and champion the need to connect with hard(er) to reach audiences. This is a key role in the Learning and Participation Department.

Your exceptional communication skills, project management and strategic development experience, means you are highly accomplished in seeing the bigger picture and managing multiple programmes simultaneously.

If you have what it takes to deliver and sustain outstanding visitor learning programmes, we want to hear from you.

The salary will be between £37,177 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.

For further information and to apply: Visit the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew website

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.