The Zoological Society of London (ZSL), a charity founded in 1826, is a leading international conservation, science and education charity. ZSL’s mission is to promote and achieve the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats. This is realised by carrying out field conservation and research in over 50 countries around the world and through education and engagement at our two zoos, ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, inspiring people to take conservation action.
ZSL is looking for a Community Engagement Officer to join our Community and Learning team to provide
This position will have a mixed model of working – both office based but considerable travel to the local community will be required plus programming being delivered in the Zoo. This may require working some evenings and/or weekends.
What do we offer?
You will have access to a blended program of Wellbeing initiatives, including confidential access to our 24/7 Employee Assistance Program as well as regular webinars and activities around mental, physical, social and financial wellbeing. The opportunity to be part of an organisation that is committed to improving diversity and inclusion.
Other benefits include 25 days holiday, life assurance, stakeholder pension (employer contribution is matched up to 12%), complimentary zoo tickets with a 30% discount in shops and online, subsidised canteen, enhanced paternity and maternity leave, season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership and access to a wide range of learning and development opportunities.
We encourage applications from all backgrounds and know the value of having a team of employees with diverse skills, experiences, and abilities. We actively encourage applications from those currently under-represented in Conservation including people of colour and people with disabilities.
Applicants will need to upload their CV and covering letter (detailing relevant experience and skills) via our ZSL online portal. Click the "Apply for this job online" button. If you have any questions about how your experience may meet the criteria or questions about the role, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and they will put you in touch with a member of the interviewing panel.
Closing date for applications: Midnight (23:59) Monday 30th January 2023
The Zoological Society of London is a charity registered in England and Wales: no. 208728.