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Heritage & Engagement Coordinator
Full Time - £18,870pa starting salary

37 hours a week Monday to Sunday - including evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

Working as part of the Visitor Services Team, the Heritage & Engagement Coordinator will facilitate delivery of tours, education workshops and the overall smooth running of the Clifton Suspension Bridge Visitor Centre.

The public facing side of this role involves working closely with volunteers, general visitors, school groups and adult learners, and overseeing the Visitor Centre shop. Behind the scenes the role encompasses tours and workshops bookings, marketing and public relations including social media, and helping to ensure that visitor services are delivered to the highest quality and to increasing numbers of visitors and from diverse backgrounds.

Applicants should complete CSBT’s application form – available as a PDF from the bottom of this page, as a Word document in Dropbox here or by email request. Applications should be marked ‘H&E Coordinator Application – Private and Confidential’ and emailed or sent as a hard copy to arrive by 5pm on Friday 27th July 2018.

CSBT is an equal opportunities employer.

Laura Hilton,
Visitor Services Manager
Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust
Bridge Road
Leigh Woods
Bristol
BS8 3PA

visitinfo@cliftonbridge.org.uk

It is intended to interview shortlisted candidates on the week commencing 13th August 2018.

 

Volunteering

If you are interested in Front of House or Tour Guide volunteering, please see 'Volunteer with us'.

 

Student Placements - Available 2018

"If students do not have opportunities to apply theory to practice, one result could be perceptions by employers that beginning professionals are not equipped for the world of work."

Hoy, M. (2011) Building Pathways to Working with Collections: Can Internships and Student Work Experience Help? Australian Academic and Research Libraries. 42(1) pp.29-41.

 

If you are undertaking an undergraduate or postgraduate qualification in History, Museum Studies, Archives and Records Management, Tourism or similar, you may feel that your course has equipped you with the relevant theoretical knowledge. However, our sector is very competitive and you may also benefit from some on-the-ground experience. We can offer you a short term placement behind the scenes in a busy Visitor Centre where you may be challenged to combine your knowledge with business or marketing skills to work to a deadline or a budget, lead a team of volunteers or deliver an activity to the public. Please contact Laura Hilton at visitinfo@cliftonbridge.org.uk to discuss volunteering on a self-led or office-based project which may help to build your portfolio. 

 

 

 

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