Promotes gardening and horticulture.

Director of Learning and Public Engagement

Job Description

Applications closed: 
May 8, 2023
Posted on: 
May 13, 2023

As our Director of Learning and Public Engagement, you will be right at the heart of our new strategy, transforming the way in which we engage with our audiences leading across our professional training and school education programmes, off-site learning activities, community partnerships and developing public engagement opportunities across all our sites and beyond.

We are looking for a creative leader who can inspire and integrate a newly formed Group that will extend our reach and impact to new levels. Leading across our education and learning activity, providing opportunities for both professional and amateur gardeners, and all of our Community Outreach activity, taking us far beyond the physical boundaries of our sites to create new and impactful partnerships and develop an ambitious and innovative engagement strategy that harnesses the breadth of what we do.


You will be a strategic thinker who brings deep knowledge and experience of engaging a wide range of professional and public audiences with a strong track record of shaping innovative engagement programmes across a range of platforms. Collaborative in you approach, you will bring the skills to lead through influence across our organisation, bringing people with you internally and externally to build strong and effective partnerships. Already operating at a senior level, you will bring passion and energy with experience of leading and inspiring high performing teams and demonstrate a strong commitment to our work, to our values and to our Equity Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) principles.

Job Requirements

We are actively encouraging applications from people of all backgrounds. If you believe you offer the skills and qualities we are seeking and are motivated by our vision to enrich everyone’s life through plants and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place, we very much look forward to hearing from you.

To apply for this position please go to with the following prepared:

  • Your CV (no more than three sides)
  • A supporting statement (no more than two sides) that sets out why you think this role is the right move for you and how you meet the experience and knowledge criteria.

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