Binocular Adviser

Why we want you

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.

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

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
  • Own transport and live within one hours drive

Your time

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

How to Apply

Please visit our website or contact Scott Smith by e-mail at scott.smith@rspb.org.uk or telephone on 01262 422210.

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Key Information

Organisation:

RSPB

Duration:

Temporary

Hours:

Part Time

Level:

Entry Level, Graduate

Sectors:

Nature & Wildlife

Location:

Bempton Cliffs Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Application Deadline:

25th July 2018 at 10:15am

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