Conservation Engagement Manager

Permanent, Full Time Position

Dublin Zoo holds the prestigious position of being ‘Ireland’s Number One Fee Paying Family Attraction’ having welcomed more than one million visitors each year.

Our purpose is to save wildlife and inspire a passion for nature – one person, one family at a time.

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and passionate Conservation Engagement Manager who, under the direction of the Head of Conservation Education, will be responsible for the management and delivery of Dublin Zoo’s conservation engagement priorities in line with Dublin Zoo’s Conservation Education Masterplan.

They will be responsible for developing and delivering a community and public engagement plan and ensuring high quality delivery of conservation engagement activities via the volunteer programme, community engagement programmes, on-site public engagement and social action campaigns.

They must possess excellent team management skills, a strong ability to understand and identify visitor and learner needs, have a good knowledge of conservation, environmental education or similar.

Candidates must hold a third level qualification in education, science, conservation, community/youth work or a related field and have experience of designing and delivering learning and engagement programmes aimed at protecting wildlife and the environment. Experience of managing and developing teams in an educational or community setting is required.

This position is site-based, working predominantly Monday – Friday, plus two weekend days per month, for which time off in lieu will be given. Additional weekend days may be required to fulfil the duties of the position.

Applications should be made via the Dublin Zoo website, using the application form below, no later than 5pm on 30th July 2024.

Dublin Zoo is an equal opportunities employer.

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