Do you want to make a difference to Milton Keynes’ green spaces and communities? The Parks Trust is a self-financing charity that cares for over 6,000 acres of green space across the city. Their aim is to provide beautiful, diverse and sustainable parks, lakes, woods and landscapes that will be loved by the people of Milton Keynes, forever.
Across the organisation there are a diverse range of roles including landscape management, finance, property management, marketing, events and outdoor learning as well as roles based at Willen Lake. The Trust are often searching for new people to join their team who have a shared passion for the outdoors, parks and the environment. They currently have a number of vacancies available, see details below.
The Parks Trust are currently recruiting a Head of Property, this role is a key member of the Management team responsible for delivering The Parks Trust’s long- term vision and strategy, business plan and annual budget. The Head of Property leads the Property and Facilities Management team and the income from the national portfolio helps to secure the long-term financial viability of the Trust.
The Trust are also looking for a creative and experienced PR and Marketing Manager to join their team on a 12-month fixed term contract starting in March 2022. This is a varied role with lots of interesting projects across different brands. The aim of this role is to help increase the usage of the parks and attendance at events whilst providing communications and marketing support across the organisation.
The Parks Trust also have some trainee roles available. They are searching for enthusiastic people to join their Landscaping team who are looking to develop a career in horticulture. As a Landscape and Forestry or Maintenance Trainee, you will complete an 18-month training scheme which includes attendance at appropriate courses.
Willen Lake also has a varied range of job roles to suit everyone. So, whether you want to be delivering sessions out on the water, scaling the heights of Treetop Extreme, or keeping children entertained at Splash ‘n’ Play, there’s a role for you. If you’re passionate about outdoor activities and delivering fantastic service to the public, then you might be interested in the variety of supervisory roles available for their 2022 season. If you have experience in leading a team and delivering high quality experiences, they’d love to hear from you.
The Parks Trust Employee Benefits:
Ongoing training and development
Excellent contributory pension scheme (up to 10% employer contribution)
Income protection and life assurance cover
Enhanced maternity and paternity allowances
Medical cash plan
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
Generous annual leave entitlement increasing with long service
Salary sacrifice schemes for Tech purchases and electric cars
Great office in a parkland setting with free parking
The Parks Trust are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
To find out more about The Parks Trust, to view full job descriptions and to apply visit their website, https://www.theparkstrust.com/our-work/work-for-us/