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Would you like a meaningful part-time position that transforms one of South London’s most beloved landmarks?

Friends of Crystal Palace Dinosaurs are seeking an enthusiastic, well-organised person to administer the Palaeo Planting Project in Crystal Palace Park.

The famous Crystal Palace Dinosaur landscapes are missing the plants that tell the full story of the lost worlds. Working with volunteers, Friends of Crystal Palace Dinosaurs is embarking on an exciting new project which will undertake hands-on horticultural replanting of historically and scientifically relevant plants on Dinosaur Island. We want to engage the wider public in the exciting science and history of the Dinosaurs and their botanical settings, bringing the statues to life in a brand new outreach programme.

Position: Project Administrator
Location: Flexible; London, with occasional travel to Crystal Palace/Penge when required
Contract: 15 days’ work at £100 per day

Closing Date: 3rd December
Interview dates: TBC

About the role:

The purpose of this Administrator role is to provide all organisational and administrative services needed for the delivery of the Palaeo Planting Project.

This may include (but is not limited to):

  • Scheduling monthly meetings and training sessions
  • Preparing notes and Powerpoint presentations
  • Preparing volunteer documentation
  • Organisation of volunteer working days on Dinosaur Island
  • Risk assessment
  • Liaison with landscape gardener, Bromley Council and other relevant parties.

 

About you: 

You will have the ability to plan and organise your own work load. You will have excellent oral and written communication skills and will be IT literate, including the ability to make engaging Powerpoint presentations.

You will have excellent attention to detail. The ability to work outside normal working hours occasionally (including some weekend meetings) is essential.

Some knowledge of the Crystal Palace Dinosaurs and the work of Friends of Crystal Palace Dinosaurs would be helpful.

You may have experience of the following: Admin Assistant, Administrator, Administrative Assistant, Office Assistant, Office Administrator, Events Manager, Customer Services, etc.

To apply:

Send a CV and covering letter to cpdinosaurs1854@gmail.org

 
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