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Marwell Wildlife is a registered charity dedicated to the conservation of biodiversity and other natural resources. We employ a talented team who are passionate about conservation, education, research, welfare and sustainability. Our 140 acre zoological park in the heart of Hampshire is home to over 180 exotic and endangered species in beautiful landscaped surroundings.

What does it feel like to work here, as part of the Marwell family? Well, we are committed to delivering our brand promise of connecting people to nature. How do we do that? By living the brand values and being enthusiastic and passionate in our individual roles for this special wildlife conservation charity. If you feel you have what it takes to join us in our mission then we welcome your application!

Successful applicants for vacancies with Marwell Wildlife may be required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check as a condition of employment.

Thank you for your interest in Marwell Wildlife. We welcome your application against any current vacancies. However, due to our limited resources please note if we have not contacted you within 28 days unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion. We would like to be able to write to every Marwell applicant individually, but must use our limited HR resources carefully. We hope you understand our policy on this matter, and we much look forward to receiving your completed Marwell application form. Please note we are also unable to respond to speculative enquires.


A Marwell Wildlife electronic application form must be completed to be considered for all vacancies.

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current vacancies

Assistant Conference and Functions Manager – Fixed Term, Maternity Cover

Join our vibrant organisation!

As an action oriented conservation charity, Marwell Wildlife’s desire is to connect people with nature. Through enthusing people about the wonders of the natural world we’re certain they’ll share our passion to conserve it. Our success relies on two key things. The impression we create through our 140 acre zoological park, Marwell Zoo, with its wide array of exotic and endangered species and the family of talented people we employ who share our passion and bring our vision to life.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Conference and Functions Manager to join our team on a full time basis, working 40 hours per week over 5 days to include weekends and evenings. This is a fixed term maternity cover role to commence in October 2014 and is anticipated to last approximately 10 months.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing operational and administrative support to the Conference and Functions Manager, ensuring the successful delivery of a range of booked commercial events, including wedding ceremonies, conferences and day/evening events. This role is a key contact for our conference and functions guests; ensuring all guests receive the highest level of service during their time at Marwell.

Applicants must have a proven track record of running ceremonies, events and conferences to a high standard, along with strong people management skills.  Excellent customer service and communication skills, strong attention to detail and the ability to organise and prioritise work to meet agreed deadlines are also a must.

Due to the need to drive park vehicles, candidates must also hold a full driving license valid for the UK.

If you would like to join our unique and vibrant organisation and become part of our Marwell Family, please read the full candidate brief and complete our electronic application form. This application form must be completed for you to be considered for this role.

Closing Date: Friday 15th August 2014

Successful applicants for vacancies with Marwell Wildlife may be required to have a DBS check as a condition of employment.

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Casual Roles

We have some fabulous opportunities to join the Marwell family as a casual team member in the following areas; catering, functions, retail & admissions, trains, and environmental services (cleaning). Please click apply now to complete our electronic application form.

Casual work will involve varied hours including Bank Holidays, weekends, evenings and seasonal periods.

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