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Part-time Front of House Co-ordinator

Grade 5: £25,941 - £30,942 p.a. (pro rata)


We are seeking a Front of House Coordinator to provide management of a team of Front of House staff over two sites.

You will be leading a busy team at the Botanic Garden and Harcourt Arboretum who are the first point of contact for visitors. You will need to be proactive and practical and have the ability to lead a team in a customer-focused environment.

Your main responsibilities will include compiling and coordinating the rota; line-managing staff; delivering donation and Gift Aid targets; banking; working with the Buying and Merchandise Co-ordinator to ensure that Front of House staff deliver optimal customer service and reporting to the Management Committee on commercial and retail performance.

You will have proven leadership experience, excellent communications skills and experience in writing rotas and banking.

This post is part-time, ideally with a 26 hour working week, though we are able to be flexible (to a degree) with this

All applications should be made online. Please submit a CV and cover letter as part of your application.

Applications are to be made no later than 12.00 midday on 6 December 2019.



Grade 4: £22,417 - £25,941 p.a.


The University of Oxford Botanic Garden and Arboretum seeks an enthusiastic and experienced Arborist to join our team on a full-time basis. Based at the Harcourt Arboretum in Nuneham Courtenay, you will work to a consistently high standard of quality and safety to help us continue to develop the Arboretum into a world-class university collection.

You will be involved in maintaining, developing and improving the collection within the Arboretum. You should hold a minimum of NPTC CS30, CS31, CS38 and CS39, a recognised level 3 arboricultural qualification, or equivalent experience in a public arboretum or botanic garden, together with excellent team working skills. It is expected that you are able to demonstrate knowledge of a wide range of woody plants.

The post offers a unique opportunity to join a small enthusiastic team in a busy and vibrant department.

You will be required to upload a supporting statement describing how your past experience fits with the advertised position, a CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 29 November 2019.

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