Closing soon
Closing soon

Our Learning and Participation department seeks to inspire people to protect the natural world, train the next generation of experts, and extend our reach, ensuring that our Gardens and wider work are accessible for everyone.

This role is pivotal in maintaining the smooth operation of the Learning and Participation department, providing administrative and operational support across its activities. The position involves close collaboration with our Schools, Community & Access Learning, Family Learning, and Guided Tours teams.

About you

Our ideal candidate will be logical and methodical, with experience of planning, administering, and developing processes. They will have excellent communication skills, with a strong customer focus and ability to work well as part of a team.

They will be able to manage conflicting priorities and work at pace, being proactive in raising issues and suggesting improvements. Whilst already possessing excellent IT skills, they will be open to new ways of working, and quick to learn new processes.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

As an operational role, this job is primarily onsite with some capacity to work from home, dependent on business needs.

We expect interviews to take place in the second week of July.

About us

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (RBG Kew) is a leading plant science institute, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and major visitor attraction. Our mission is to understand and protect plants and fungi for the well-being of people and the future of all life on Earth.

We are working to end the unprecedented extinction crisis and to help create a world where nature is protected, valued by all and managed sustainably. We will achieve these goals by drawing on our leading scientific research, unrivalled collections of plants and fungi, global network of partners, inspirational gardens at Kew and Wakehurst, and our 260 years of history.

Join us on our journey as protectors of the world’s plants and fungi.


The salary will be £26,435 per annum.

Our fantastic benefits package includes opportunities for continuous learning, a generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, an Employee Assistance Programme and other wellbeing support such as cycle to work scheme and discounted gym membership. We also offer a competitive pension, an employee discount scheme and free entry into a wide range of national museums and galleries, as well as access to our own beautiful gardens at Kew and Wakehurst.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application through the online portal, by clicking “Apply for this job”.