Hestercombe is currently closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic ~ please read our updated opening information
There is an exciting opportunity at Parks and Gardens UK. We are looking for a part-time Data Manager to assist the database project, now based at Hestercombe. This role is pivotal for parksandgardens.org in enhancing the quality and integrity of data, increasing accessibility and functionality, and keeping forward momentum in the project.
The project’s aims include, among others, raising awareness of the value of historic parks and gardens and providing accurate data on sites for planners, researchers and others engaged in garden heritage and conservation.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
For a full list of responsibilities, please see the Parks & Gardens Data Manager job description.
Please note: you must be able to show experience of:
Hestercombe is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome people from all backgrounds, genders, abilities and ethnicities.
Parks & Gardens UK is the leading online resource for historic parks and gardens.
We provide freely accessible, accurate and inspiring information on the UK parks, gardens and designed landscapes and all activities concerned with their promotion, conservation and management.
The database currently holds over 10,000 records of historic designed landscapes and important people profiles.
Salary: £24,000 pro rata
Part-time, 15 hours (2 days) per week. As part of your role is to manage the team of Parks & Gardens data inputting volunteers, you will need to attend Hestercombe on one day per week (usually Friday, 9.30am - 1pm). The remainder of your hours can be worked remotely.
Incentives include retail, food and drink discounts and free Hestercombe membership ~ plus, you'll have access to the beautiful gardens here to relax in.
You'll receive 9 days' holiday per year (plus bank / religious holidays if they fall on your working days).
To apply, complete an application form and email to Hestercombe's Marketing & Communications Manager Chris White, along with a covering letter. If you’d like an informal chat, feel free to email or call 01823 410131 / 07765 856803.
Closing date: 5pm, Thursday 18th March 2021
Interviews are likely to take place remotely, w/c 29th March 2021
NB. Previous applicants need not re-apply.