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Admin, Outreach and Marketing Assistant

with Royal Gunpowder Mills

Opportunity Type: Short-term Commitment
Opportunity Start Date: 03/12/2021
Opportunity End Date:
Where is the opportunity located?: Indoor, Outdoor
Time of day: Weekday Afternoons, Weekend Half Days, Casual or Intermittent
Description: We offer exciting and engaging educational programmes for primary school children, all led by our highly experienced education officers who bring history to life. Our programmes allow students to step back in time with costumed educational staff to learn about life during WWII on the Home Front, discover how the Victorians lived, explore the Viking way of life or encounter the story of Guy Fawkes. Alternatively, schools can take advantage of our 170 acres of natural parkland with our outdoor Explorers programme. We are expanding our audiences and are looking for a volunteer who is interested in heritage and learning, quite confident with Microsoft Office and comfortable with speaking to new people on the phone. The task is to assist with outreach, market research, marketing and administration to promote the Royal Gunpowder Mill’s ever popular education programme. This is a great opportunity to gain experience of working in a heritage organisation.
Practical Considerations: Hours to suit, training given, short term placements considered, based at Royal Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey, EN9 1JY - Some disabled access - Insurance - Travel expenses by arrangement - Volunteers must be 16 or over - Training and support provided
Requirements:
Suitable for: 16 – 17 year olds, 18 – 25 year olds, Aged 26 and over
Suitable for volunteers interested in: Education & Training (adults), Education & Training (young people), Marketing & Communication, Museums & Heritage, Sport, Activity & Outdoor Pursuits
Wheelchair access?: No