Media Work Experience Opportunities

  • Social Media Content Creation
  • Marketing
  • Press and Public Relations

As a popular family attraction with an exciting future, we have work experience opportunities for aspiring media professionals.

Half Term Activities

If your career plans include social media marketing and management, PR and press relations, photography and film-making, we can provide you with a comprehensive range of real world experience to give you the edge in this most competitive of job markets.

From daily admissions to special events, animal adoptions to feeding encounters, from new animal arrivals and enclosure builds to ground-breaking conservation projects and innovative scientific research, we have a huge range of unique projects on which to learn and grow your skills.

As a leading conservation charity we work with a broad range of outside agencies including wildlife trusts, government agencies and of course, other zoos and conservation organisations throughout the UK and overseas.

Working in a small team, you’ll pay a key role in helping us to maintain efficient and productive communications with a broad selection of publics ranging from our members and visitors, to international print and broadcast media, on a broad range of subjects from daily activities to award-winning conservation projects.

Half Term Activities

Social Media Content Creation

We’re looking for people with a natural flair for capturing just the right still and moving images to tell our unique, engaging stories. In addition to technical ability, you’ll need to flex your creative muscles to maximise impact.

  • Photography
  • Video production
  • Writing


We’re looking for analytical types capable of identifying and capturing the ideal audience for our diverse range of products and services. You’ll need to be on top of the latest social media trends and have a sense for picking the right content, for the right platform to be broadcast at just the right time to get the maximum traction.

  • Copywriting
  • Graphic design
  • Social media campaigns

Press and Public Relations

In press relations, we’re looking for excellent communicators capable of cultivating and maintaining valuable media relationships and conveying a broad range of stories to our publics. In this pivotal communications role you’ll learn how to identify and create stories, how to craft the perfect press release to tell them, and how, when and to whom they should be sent.

  • Press releases writing
  • Media relations
  • Blogging

Places are limited, hours are flexible and time is short.

If you are currently studying or recently graduated in these areas and looking for an opportunity to supercharge your CV, then contact us now.

To register your interest: Please send a letter of introduction and a few samples of your work to our General Manager: