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Logo: Cumbria Wildlife TrustCoastlines Development Officer


Six Month Contract - 35 hours per week.

Starting June 2018.


Salary: £25,252 plus 9% pension contribution.


Based at Cumbria Wildlife Trustís Offices, Gosling Sike, Houghton, Carlisle, CA3 0LD.


We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced individual to work alongside the Coastlines Development Manager and others to inform the development of the Coastlines project in preparation for funding applications to the Heritage Lottery Fund and Highways England. 


Focusing on Cumbriaís north and west coasts the post holder would be responsible for building relationships with local authorities, schools and other project partners (e.g. third sector conservation organisations) to put in place a community engagement programme of pollinator related activities and deliver pilot pollinator events (e.g. volunteer conservation days).


Specific experience in project development work particularly that involving partnership working, audience development, community/group consultation, event organisation and delivery is essential. Experience of working with volunteers is also vital.


Experience of using social media and a knowledge of pollinators, their habitat requirements and their ecology would also be beneficial.


Being computer literate with a working knowledge of Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel and Access is essential. The post holder will be able to communicate clearly and concisely to a wide range of audiences both verbally and in writing. The post holder must be dynamic and self-motivated with the ability to enthuse others.


For full details and how to apply visit www.cumbriawildlifetrust.org.uk/jobs  or call 01539 816300.


Closing date: 5pm on Wednesday 2 May 2018.


Logo: Heritage Lottery FundInterviews: Friday 11 May 2018.


Cumbria Wildlife Trust is devoted to the conservation of the wildlife and wild places of Cumbria.


Registered in England as Cumbria Wildlife Trust Limited, a Company limited by Guarantee No. 00724133. Registered Charity No. 218711. 



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