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Interpretation Manager - RBG Kew, Richmond UK

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LOCATION: Royal Botanic Gardens, Richmond

HOURS OF WORK: Full-time 36 hours net

JOB STATUS: Permanent

SALARY PER ANNUM: Starting Salary £32,429

DIRECTORATE: Public Engagement and Learning


The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Kew) is the world-leader in plant diversity science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a major visitor attraction that shows the importance of plants in all our lives. Kew’s mission is to inspire and deliver science-based plant conservation worldwide, enhancing the quality of life. 

Joining our Interpretation and Engagement Department, this is an exciting opportunity to lead the Interpretation Team to deliver innovative and compelling interpretation to engage visitors with our mission.  The role will manage new projects, as well as upgrading the quality of existing interpretation throughout the glasshouses and diverse horticultural displays. 

Highly organised and creative, you will relish working across a range of projects and media, and turning complex scientific information into delightful visitor experiences. You will have excellent research and writing skills combined with complex project management experience. As well as strong interpersonal skills, you are an effective manager, able to influence and motivate a wide range of stakeholders. 

For full details of the job purpose, accountabilities and essential education, skills and experience for this role, please view the job description and person specification document online.

Benefits include 30 days holiday per year, a choice of defined benefit or stakeholder pension, a flexible benefits scheme as well as a great working environment.

CLOSING DATE: Tuesday 5th February, Noon

INTERVIEW DATE: Thursday 28th February

How To Apply

1. Download and read the Job Profile from RBG Kew jobs website here

Job Description, Person Specification and Additional Information (Word)

2. Complete an Application Form (including the Equality and Diversity Form).

Application Form (Word)

Application Form (Adobe)

3. Return your completed Application Form and Equality and Diversity Form to Please be advised that we do not accept applications by post.  If you have a disability or a special need that requires support please contact us on 020 8332 3135.


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