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Project Development Officer (Community)

(£29,454 - £32,411 per annum, dependent upon experience)


This is a key role within Nene Park Trustís Development Team. Following the creation of the Nene Park Master Plan, there has been a renewed focus on delivering the Trustís charitable objectives within the wider Peterborough community. The reach of the Trust is great with a huge number of visitors, a growing number of volunteers and increasing involvement with the cityís greenspaces.  We aspire to increase engagement with our local communities through a variety of projects and the post holder will lead and champion this work.


Key objectives for this role include:

  • Overseeing the Trustís established volunteer programme and development of it;
  • Leading on the development and delivery of a series of outreach projects and events;
  • Building partnerships with local communities, organisations and wider stakeholders;
  • Developing projects identified in the Trust Masterplan and associated funding bids;
  • Representing the Trust to, and building relationships with, the diverse communities who make up the Trust beneficiaries including different cultural groups, nationalities and ages.


We are looking for an individual to bring innovation and initiative to this role that, with the appropriate support, can develop and grow the great work already undertaken, ensuring genuine involvement of local people in the future of the Trust.


You will have experience of working with communities and engaging with varied audiences at a variety of levels. With an appetite for ideas and a willingness to try, you will be solution-led and excited to take on the challenge this varied role presents.


For an informal discussion please contact Andrew MacDermott, Head of Development, on 01733 367573.  For further information and to download an application pack please see our website


Closing date for applications:  5pm on Thursday 27th June


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