Senior Interpretation Officer

Organisation: The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland

Salary: £28,343.00 - £34,379.00 Per Annum

Location: Edinburgh Zoo

The role

To act as point of contact on interpretation projects, design, deliver and maintain high quality, creative interpretation across RZSS for the enjoyment, engagement and education of visitors across both Edinburgh Zoo and the Highland Wildlife Park to the benefit of the society’s charitable aims, objectives and key messages (engaging audiences to move from empathy to action).

Some of the things you’ll do:

* Input in the development and delivery of the interpretation strategy and annual interpretation plan to meet agreed projects and targets
* Develop, design, deliver and maintain high quality, creative interpretation across RZSS including the development and delivery of creative interpretation projects.
* Be point of contact for interpretation projects
* Lead on specific interpretation projects and developments
* Carry out research, source appropriate media, write copy and liaise with relevant suppliers to deliver an end-to-end interpretation solution including signs, panels, temporary displays and interactive resources.
* Undertake appropriate quality checks to all interpretation work in terms of proof-reading

What we’re looking for:

* You’ll be educated to Degree or equivalent level of experience.
* Excellent understanding and knowledge of communicating with diverse audiences
* Excellent working knowledge of the Microsoft & Adobe Suite
* Proven graphic and interpretation skill
* Creative copywriting and proofreading, with the ability to tailor often complex messages to a wide range of audiences.
* Proven project management experience

Please see the role profile for further information on what the role involves and essential/desirable criteria.

Application Deadline: Sunday 17/10/2021