Optics Adviser - The Lodge Reserve

Wednesday 15 August 2018
Vacancy type:
Office and administration, Retail and marketing
UKHQ The Lodge Reserve

What we're looking for

To ensure that the RSPB is providing first rate customer service in the provision of optical equipment and so increase opportunities for sales, all profits from which are invested in RSPB conservation projects, which directly benefit birds and other wildlife.

The skills you need

A 'people person', confident with the public, who would enjoy talking to potential customers and demonstrating binoculars and telescopes. It is not essential to possess a deep knowledge or expertise of birdwatching and optical equipment, but enthusiasm for watching wildlife and some natural history/conservation knowledge is desirable. The most important attribute is a willingness to learn (at a basic technical level) and the ability to listen and provide guidance and support to RSPB customers interested in optics.

Your time

2 -4 days per month, weekends, 10.0am - 4.0 or 5.0pm
All year round

What's in it for you?

Opportunity to be part of the Lodge reserve team and support the RSPB's work. Meet people and gain new skills. Help a wide range of people to choose the right optics for them. We can help you gain skills and give you a valuable insight into our work.

How to apply


Anne Watson, UKHQ The Lodge Reserve
Tel: 01767 680551
Email: anne.watson@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. Nature is amazing – help us keep it that way.

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