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Events and Commercial Officer

  • Location: Black Park / Langley Park
  • Ref: FS07042
  • Closing date: 03 April 2018
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Working hours: Full Time
  • Salary: £21,697 - £22,890

About us

The Country Parks Team manages three stunning self-financing country parks in the South of Buckinghamshire.  Covering 850 acres, we attract one million visitors a year.

About the role

As the Country Parks Events and Commercial Officer you will make exciting and fun things happen. You will lead our existing weekly pre-school Forest School sessions and shape and deliver further growth of our Forest School offer. You will develop and deliver event and activities in the country parks and produce a wide range of materials to promote the parks and events, as well as enhancing our presence on social media. You will assist with delivery of new and innovative commercial projects and support the management of location filming in the parks, which is both challenging and exciting.

About you

We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative, engaging and innovative person who can communicate effectively to both children and adults and most importantly make things fun! You will thrive on working in a busy fast paced environment and have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and an excellent working knowledge of the MS Office suite. Good interpersonal skills to supervise and support other members of staff and volunteers.

You will have, or be working towards, a Forest School Qualification to Level 3 or higher and a good general level of education. You will have gained experience working in an outdoor education/events delivery based role, and have a good all-round knowledge of countryside related subjects. 

Other Information

Where our roles are customer-facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the role.

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