Events & Activities Coordinator

Organisation: Dalkeith Country Park

Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 (FTE) depending on experience

Location: Dalkeith

Dalkeith Country Park has been enjoyed by visitors for 120 years and its woodlands, riverside trails, cycle tracks and events calendar are valued by locals and visitors from afar. Fort Douglas is an exciting adventure park for visitors of all ages, while the stable yard houses Restoration Yard, a unique venture comprising a retail store, restaurant, and wellness space.

In this exciting role you will provide support for our Events and Activities team, providing a friendly welcome to our Fort Douglas visitors. As well as dealing with summer camping and events, you’ll be responsible for overseeing our adventure playground, including opening and closing procedures, daily safety checks and daily cash reconciliation. With an organised approach and an eye for detail, you will coordinate event and activity bookings, respond to enquiries, and provide general assistance to the wider Visitor Services team.

• Are you enthusiastic and able to use your initiative when required?
• Can you demonstrate excellent communication and customer service skills to comfortably engage with a wide range of visitors?
• Do you have a ‘can-do’ attitude and flexible approach to work?

If you are customer focused with an interest in the outdoors, events and activities then we would love to hear from you! Working hours will be 4 to 5 days per week (salary will be pro-rata for 4 days) and will include regular weekend working. Candidates should demonstrate strong admin and computer skills and will ideally have experience of booking systems.

Interested? Please email your CV and a covering letter to indicating if you are looking to work 4 or 5 days per week.

The closing date for applications is 7 August.

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Application Deadline: Monday 07/08/2023