Marketing and Events Work Experience Placement

We currently have a work experience placement opportunity available at Newquay Zoo in our Marketing department to assist with our Eggstreme Easter Weekend. The placement will be for a two-week period from 3rd-17th of April.

The work placement will give the successful candidate hands on experience in the events industry, including both event organisation and live event management overseen by our events coordinator. The candidate will also be able to learn about how marketing and events are strategically used to develop the success of charitable organisations, such as Newquay Zoo.

This is an excellent opportunity for any students wishing to work within the Events industry. Please note that work experience applicants must be studying and or training as part of an education institute or organisation to apply.

Newquay Zoo hold a variety of different events throughout the year and we will be looking for additional work experience students to assist with these. If interested, but cannot work the dates currently advertised, please apply specifying your availability to be considered for future events.


To apply: Please email your CV and Covering letter to:

Zoe Pascoe-Burd, Events Coordinator : [email protected]

Closing date: Friday 24th March 2017


Year 10 Work Experience Placement 2017/18

Each year we also welcome year 10 students to come and experience life at Newquay Zoo.

We can offer you a one week placement and a chance to get hands on with the animals, experience what goes on behind the scenes in our various departments, and gain an understanding of the vital conservation work that goes on here.

We are looking for enthusiastic, polite individuals who are keen to learn - if you tthink you've got what it takes, view our placement job specifications below to apply:


Keeper Placement

Catering Placement

Business and Communications Placement

Retail Placement

Please note we only offer year 10 work experience due to our commitments with Cornwall College Newquay.

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