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Logo: Hampshire County CouncilCommunity and Events Officer HCC12746

Salary Range: 18,426 - 19,407 per annum

Work Location: Lepe Country Park, Southampton

Hours per week: 37

Contract Type: Permanent


Lepe Country Park is one of Hampshire County Council's most popular visitor attractions hosting around 300,000 visits each year. The site has a full programme of events for the public, welcomes school visits and has a very successful Friends group which provides many volunteers to assist park staff. It's an exciting time to join the dynamic and innovative team at Lepe.


Your work, as Community & Events Officer will be to support the delivery of a wide range of activities at Lepe engaging the many different visitors to the Park with all it has to offer. You'll provide support to an agreed programme of practical, interpretive, educational, ecological and administrative works in order to provide a high-quality management of the Park, where both visitors and wildlife are kept in mind, to balance the needs of recreation and conservation wherever appropriate.


The role will be varied and much of it will be people facing throughout the year. Your role will help run and develop Lepe's exciting event portfolio and support the development of opportunities for community groups at the Park. You will develop Lepe's presence in the local community and across the New Forest where developing lasting relationships will be key. Community engagement is vital in the role, engaging with visitors to Lepe, both face to face and online supporting our social media platforms.


For further information please visit careers.newjob.org.uk/ and search under Community and Events Officer HCC12746


Contact details for an informal discussion:


Anna Bedford, Park Manager on 02380 899108


Closing Date: 4 August 2019.

Interview Date: 14 August 2019. 

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