Plumpton College

Learning Outreach Officer

2 days left

Plumpton, Lewes
£23,131 per annum, pro rata
09 Sep 2021
20 Sep 2021
Job Function
Sales and Marketing
Contract Type
Full Time


One Garden Brighton is a newly redeveloped tourist destination, a walled garden, rediscovered, reinvented and open to the public for the first time. One Garden Brighton features expertly designed gardens, One Garden Kitchen, a place to eat and drink, One Garden Market, a retail space complete with nursery, and One Garden Events offering small and large-scale community events. One Garden Brighton is a subsidiary of Plumpton College. This is a Fixed term contract until February 2023. 

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a new organisation and team leading the development of an educational community outreach programme of activity. You will be integral to building this new business, shaping and influencing how the tourist destination will run. As Learning Outreach Officer you will work alongside the Commercial Manager, Marketing & Events Coordinator and Site Coordinator and Senior Gardener. You will be part of the wider Plumpton College Team, reporting to the Head of Marketing, Communications & Customer Experience, with close working with the school liaison team.


This role is primarily responsible for ensuring that One Brighton at Stanmer Park attracts and benefits a wide demographic both in the pursuit of individual leisure, education and enrichment but also as a means of ensuring the longer-term sustainability and operation of the gardens.

In doing so the post holder will maintain a close relationship with the Estate Manager and the Park Ranger Team as well as local community groups and schools as a key means in delivering elements of the National Lottery Heritage Fund activity plan. To begin with you will help to engage the local community in the project, bringing onboard a volunteer programme to bring the garden to life. You will be an ambassador for the Garden, promoting horticultural education as the main contact for the public, delivering an exceptional customer service, maximising user experience.


We’re looking for people who are: 

  • Passionate about horticulture and education
  • Enjoy working in all weathers 
  • Excellence people skills, enjoy liaising with the general public 
  • Enthusiastic 
  • Creative 

If you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you - to apply please complete an application form and an equality and diversity monitoring form and return them to or send it to: HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454. 

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website

Closing date for applications: Monday 20th September 2021 at 9am

Interviews will be held:  Monday 27th September 2021


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