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31st May 2018

VACANCY: National Fruit Collection Tour guide

Seasonal Fruit Collection Tour Guides

Hours required: Flexible hours from April to October Location: Faversham, Kent Start: Immediate – Full training given Salary: NMW per hour Brogdale Collections Brogdale Collections is a Charity that supports the National Fruit Collection at Brogdale Farm. We provide daily visits, group tours, events, educations visits and horticultural courses. Other fundraising efforts include the hiring of meeting rooms, team building days and parties. The Charity offers the opportunity to contribute to education in fruit and farming, sustainably and climate change. Brogdale is set in 160 acres of Kentish Orchards and provides an inspirational and pleasant working environment. This is an ideal opportunity for fruit industry, horticulturalists or farming individuals to support a specialist visitor attraction. Job Description The role will include a variety of tasks including; Daily guided walks of the fruit collections Dealing with customer fruit enquiries and offering advice Delivering talks on fruit to local clubs and societies Leading private group tours for international industry associations Supporting our season of festivals & events Skills Required This individual should have a good knowledge and understanding of fruit growing. Enthusiasm to deliver a varied and interesting tour of the collections. Customer service experience or languages would be an advantage. Training will be provided in the role. Personal Qualities A confident, professional attitude and a well presented individual. Reliability and good time keeping are essential. Other considerations Weekend work is essential and some physical work will be required inside and outside. Interested candidates should consider our location and their travel arrangements to and from work in advance of making an application. Please email CV’s to Sara Smile, Sara@brogdalecollections.org