Vacancies

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.

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Working at Marwell

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.

What does it feel like to work as part of the Marwell family? Well, pretty unique! Our brand values of being warm, wise, welcoming and contemporary flow through everything we do and support our brand promise of connecting people with nature. Couple that with our genuine enthusiasm for wildlife conservation and you have an organisation which is making a positive and sustained impact on people’s lives.

If you feel that you have what it takes to join our mission then we’d 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 joining our team. We welcome your application against any of our current vacancies, however, please be aware that our roles are very popular and our HR team is very small so if we haven’t contacted you within 28 days your application has unfortunately not been successful on this occasion. Sadly we will also be unable to respond to any speculative enquires.

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

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Current Vacancies

Financial controller (£40,000 to £45,000 per annum dependent on skills and experience) 

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a Financial Controller to join our Finance Team at Marwell Wildlife. This is an exciting time to join Marwell as we embark on an inspiring programme of capital investment, incorporating a series of major exhibits in accordance with our master plan. 

Reporting to the Finance Director this role will be responsible for day to day management of the finance department of the group (comprising the charity, Marwell Wildlife and trading company, Marwell Services Limited) and ensuring the financial ledgers give an accurate record of the group’s position. The successful candidate will hold a relevant professional qualification such as the ACA and have proven experience of managing and developing teams. Excellent technical skills and a good knowledge of charity accounting and VAT is a must as is the ability to work on your own initiative and to tight deadlines. 

As an organisational ambassador for Marwell’s brand values of being warm, welcoming, wise and contemporary you must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills with high levels of enthusiasm and energy that will enable you to engage with peers and colleagues at all levels. In return we will offer you support, training and continued professional development, not to mention a fantastic working environment! You can also expect free entry to the park and great event discounts. 

If you would like to join our unique and vibrant organisation and become part of our Marwell Family, please view the full candidate brief and submit your CV and covering letter to jobs@marwell.org.uk. 

Closing Date: Wednesday 8 March 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

Casual roles

Casual Retail and Guest Service Assistant Vacancies 

Are you friendly & enthusiastic? Could you wow our guests with your fabulous service? Can you work school holidays, weekends & bank holidays as well as some week days? We have some fabulous opportunities to join the Marwell family as a casual team member in our Retail & Admissions and Guest Service teams.

If you are interested in joining our team please apply by completing our application form

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

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Casual Events Assistant Vacancies 

Are you friendly & enthusiastic? Could you wow our guests with your fabulous service? Can you work school holidays, weekends & bank holidays as well as some week days? We have some fabulous opportunities to join the Marwell family as a casual team member in our Events team.

If you are interested in joining our team please apply by completing our application form. Casual work will involve varied hours including Bank Holidays, weekends, evenings and seasonal periods. 

The closing date for applications is the 28 February 2017.  

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Casual Mascot Performer Vacancies 

The events team pride themselves on providing a range of fantastic family events throughout the year.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for events mascot performers to join our team, helping to deliver various park wide events throughout the year.  Previous experience of working with children or drama/entertainment experience would be advantageous, although full training will be given. You will be required to dress up in a range characters from Taj the Tiger to Pedro the Penguin, representing our brand values whilst meeting, greeting and delighting our guests.

Due to the need to drive park vehicles a full licence valid for the UK is essential as is the ability to work various weekends and weekdays from April.

If you are interested in joining our team please apply by completing our application form. Casual work will involve varied hours including Bank Holidays, weekends, evenings and seasonal periods.
 

The closing date for applications is the 28 February 2017 

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Work Experience

If you are interested in keeper work experience please read the following carefully before contacting us.

Marwell runs an unpaid work experience keeper scheme from the beginning of March to August each year for a period of two weeks only.

Placements are limited to students over the age of 17 years and who are already studying an animal related course.

For Sparsholt College (Winchester) students - applications should be made to your tutor direct at the beginning of November of the year prior to the period of work experience required.

To be considered for a position please complete the application form , attach a copy of your CV and send to our Registrar.

All work experience students must fulfill all of the above criteria and be able to produce a letter from their tutor confirming their appropriate course and be able to attend an interview before being considered for a placement ..

Applications for 2017 have now closed.  Successful applicants for 2017 will be contacted at the end of November 2016

Applications for 2018 should be submitted no earlier than 01/11/17.   For further information please contact our Registrar

Veterinary student applications

We regret that we are not able to offer work experience at this time.

Internships

We do not offer internships at this time.

We regret that we are unable to take students from school for keeper work experience.

Work experience in our education department

We regret that we are unable to offer work experience at this time.