Botanic Garden and Arboretum
Grade 2: £17,079 - £19,202 p.a. (pro rata)
Are you an enthusiastic, hard-working, flexible and engaging individual with a flair for sales and a passion for historic collections? Then this role could be perfect for you!
The Front of House team works together to ensure a high level of customer care in their welcome and wider communication with the Department’s 170,000 annual visitors and strives to maximise Gift Aid and donation income for the Garden and Arboretum, sales of products through the Botanic Garden Boutique and visitor satisfaction through dealing with enquiries.
The postholder must have experience of working in visitor services in a customer-focussed environment. The position requires excellent interpersonal skills, a professional attitude and a flexible approach to the role as well as a positive attitude and a desire to gain knowledge of the Garden and Arboretum and to share this with our visitors. There will be the opportunity to support events during opening hours, at evenings and weekends. Staff are expected to commit to at least one weekend and one weekday shift per week.
Applicants are required to complete the online application form on the University of Oxford website and include a CV and supporting statement addressing the selection criteria. The supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience. This may include experience gained in employment, education, or during career breaks (such as time out to care for dependants).
This position is permanent and part-time (10 hours per week).
The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on Wednesday 28 August 2019.