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Seven Jobs Available - 'Growing the Future' Project, National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire

To deliver Growing the Future we need a dynamic team of people and are hiring for seven new full-time positions at the Botanic Garden:

Project Coordinator

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, energetic and inspiring to coordinate the Growing the Future project. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual with proven project management experience, preferably on EU-funded projects, good technical knowledge of horticulture and expertise within the education sector.

Science Officer

The Growing the Future Science Officer will develop, test and evaluate a ‘Plants for Pollinators’ assurance scheme, building on the results of the Botanic Gardens Saving Pollinators programme. They will also provide scientific support in the development and delivery of horticulture courses and public engagement events.

Ecosystem Gardening Trainer

This role will provide advice and support, develop and deliver courses and public engagement on beekeeping and the incorporation of wildlife into gardens. The job is to engage people and provide training in the value of gardens for helping the environment. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced beekeeper with a good technical knowledge of wildlife gardening and proven experience in training.

Horticultural Trainer – Adults

This role will work on developing and delivering a range of horticultural courses and learning materials for adults. The aim is to engage people in horticulture and provide training in the value of gardens for growing food, keeping fit and helping the environment.

Horticultural Trainer – Children

This role will work on developing and delivering a range of horticultural courses and learning materials for children. The aim of the role is to engage children in horticulture, demonstrating that gardens can be good for health, wellbeing and fun.

Finance and Admin Officer

We are looking for someone who is highly organised, with excellent attention to detail and a high level of numeracy to provide administrative support to the Growing the Future project. They will help to ensure that the project outcomes and indicators are correctly measured and reported, collecting and summarising the metrics required to evidence this.

Marketing and Events Officer

The GTF project has a strong and crucial ‘public engagement’ strand and we are keen to recruit a marketer with experience of devising, developing and co-ordinating events, including festivals and conferences which further the aim of the project as well as aligning with the Botanic Garden’s core mission and purpose.

Closing date: 08/12/2017

For further information and to apply go to https://botanicgarden.wales/get-involved/work-for-us/

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