Binocular Advisor – Bempton Cliffs

Posted:
Wednesday 12 July 2017
Vacancy type:
Office and administration
Location:
Bempton Cliffs

What we're looking for

The Seabird Centre at Bempton Cliffs receives around 100,000 visitors a year. We sell a wide range of high quality optical equipment. As a volunteer Binocular Advisor you will be a valued member of our sales team advising customers about the products to ultimately close sales for the benefit of the RSPB.

The skills you need

Essential •Approachable, with a friendly demeanour •Enjoy being part of a team •Ability to communicate well and listen •Enthusiasm for wildlife and conservation •Having worked face-to-face with the public •Ability to be on the go all day •Willingness to undertake appropriate training and personal development •Sales experience •Fast learner Desirable •An enthusiasm for birds and other wildlife •Familiarity with Bempton Cliffs •Own transport •Knowledge of some RSPB work •Experience working in a similar role •A resourceful approach •An awareness of Health and Safety •Experience of using binoculars and telescopes

Your time

Minimum:
Minimum two days a month
Duration:
Ongoing
Period:
March – October

What's in it for you?

•You may be looking for a way of putting something back •Meeting and helping large amounts of visitors •Knowing all the profits from your sales are going directly to conservation at home and abroad •An opportunity to be part of the country's largest nature conservation charity •The opportunity to become part of a friendly, supportive team •Opportunities to use and develop skills and personal initiative •Training in the safe use of all relevant equipment •References if appropriate

How to apply

Contact

Scott Smith, Bempton Cliffs
Tel:
Email: Scott.Smith@rspb.org.uk

Notes

All background information, uniform and training will be provided. Travel expenses can be reimbursed (up to a 25 mile radius). Reference number: 7856 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.

Reference number 8363