Administrator Officer

Blackpool Zoo is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity to become a part-time, permanent member of our Education team as an Administration Officer.

About Blackpool Zoo Education Department:

Our Education department is a vibrant, dynamic and energetic space dedicated to providing positive visitor experiences paired with lasting educational interactions and memorable conservation messages. Our dedicated Education team works creatively and collaboratively to host multi-dimensional progammes for visitors of all ages and backgrounds.

Role Overview:

We are seeking a proactive individual with proven people skills to join our team. The Administration Officer will play a crucial role in ensuring the efficient and effective operation of the Education department. This role includes:

  • Serving as the principal coordinator for daily activities within the Education Academy.
  • Managing the administration of school, group and keeper school bookings.
  • Delivering the Wildlife Learning Programme and facilitating animal interactions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain efficient operational procedres within the Education department.
  • Coordinate and manage bookings for schools, groups, and keeper experiences.
  • Assist in the delivery of educational programs and animal interaction sessions.
  • Support the Education team in creating a memorable learning experience for all visitors. 

Candidate requirements:

  • Proven experience in an administrative role, with strong organisational skills.
  • Excellent people skills, with a background in customer service or a similar field.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Exceptional time management and planning abilities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) 

Why join us?

  • Be part of a passionate team dedicated to education and conservation.
  • Work in a dynamic and stimulating environment.
  • Make a meaningful impact on visitors' experiences and learning.
  • Free entry to Blackpool Zoo as well as other attractions in our collection 

How to apply:

Please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and interest in the role to Nichola Day, People and Organisation Manger at Blackpool Zoo, East Park Drive, Blackpool, FY3 8PP or by email to 

Application Deadline:

26th May 2024

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