Binocular & Telescope Adviser, Old Moor

Are you a friendly and approachable wildlife watcher that could help people get more out of their visit by helping them choose the right binoculars? Join our friendly team!

Friday 20 July 2018
Vacancy type:
Helping visitors at our reserves, Retail and marketing
Old Moor

What we're looking for

Choosing the right pair of binoculars or the right telescope can feel overwhelming. We ne someone that can help our customers to find their perfect match. A friendly, knowledgeable person, you will make the customer feel at ease and guide them through the jargon without applying pressure to buy or being too 'salesy', We want all of our visitors to enjoy their visit to this super site and your help and advice can help make their visit a memorable one.

The skills you need

A friendly and approachable demeanour is a must. a retail background is beneficial, but not necessary. If you know about binoculars, telescopes, digital photography and wildlife and love talking about them, this is the opportunity for you. Yu will be enthusiastic about wildlife and enjoy working with the Old Moor team.

Your time

At least1 day per month.
All year round

What's in it for you?

This is the perfect chance to work with a friendly team and meet lots of people. You'll get to learn more about the reserve and see how a busy visitor centre is run while developing your knowledge of all the latest brands and developments in the optics world. You will get to work on your face to face and customer service skills through one to one work and group interactions. We can provide specialist training from our retail team and Viking optical if required.

How to apply


April Ross, Old Moor
Tel: 01226 273830
Email: April.Ross@RSPB.ORG.UK


Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be re-imbursed where necessary. The RSPB is the UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and wildlife, helping to create a better world for all of us. We belong to BirdLife International, the global partnership of bird conservation organisations. Your time and skills could make a real difference to the work of the RSPB and it would be great if you could join us.

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