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Posted: Thursday, April 8th 2021
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Job Title:     Interpretation and Design Manager (1 Year Maternity Cover / 0.8 FTE)
Organisation:     Zoological Society of London
Salary:     £33,722 p.a.
Type:     Part-Time Position (30 hours per week)
 Maternity Cover: 1 Year FTC
Location:     London, England
Closing Date:     Monday, April 26th, 2021
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Job Description:
We’re ZSL, an international conservation charity. Our vision is a world where wildlife thrives and we’re working every day to achieve this. From investigating the health threats facing animals, to helping people and wildlife live alongside each other, we are committed to bringing wildlife back from the brink of extinction. Through the work of our pioneering scientists, our dedicated conservationists and our unrivalled animal experts in our two zoos, our purpose is to inspire, inform and empower people to stop wild animals going extinct.

Role Profile
Can you inspire a creative team? Or build innovative visitor experiences? A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a talented and experienced Interpretation and Design Manager to work on zoo exhibits and a variety of creative projects at the Zoological Society of London (ZSL).

We’re looking for an experienced interpretation and design manager to work on a range of exciting zoo developments and graphics design projects. You’ll be a natural problem-solver, highly creative, love sharing and exploring ideas and have an imaginative and curious mind. You’ll lead a small but mighty creative team that believes in the power of storytelling to connect audiences, and you’ll help to deliver innovative visitor experiences that deliver exactly that.

This is a 30hr a week role and the full job description can be found on the ZSL website.
Required Skills:
You’ll need a relevant degree or equivalent experience, a wild imagination, experience managing a creative team, flawless written English, the confidence to drive projects forward and the ability to work to tight deadlines without compromising accuracy or attention to detail. You’ll have excellent communication skills, and be comfortable leading projects in a busy working environment.
Application Instructions:
Applicants will need to upload their CV plus a covering letter (detailing relevant experience and skills, stating why they want the position and including details of availability) and can do this by clicking the "Apply for this job online" button. Please also send through some examples of your work to If you have any queries regarding these positions or when applying through the system please contact Human Resources at

Please note, we do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Closing date for applications: Midnight (23:59) Monday 26 April 2021

The Zoological Society of London is a charity registered in England and Wales: no. 208728.
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