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Logo: National TrustLocal Partnerships Coordinator

£21,449 pa

Fixed Term p/t (30 hrs pw to 31/05/19)


Ref: IRC69743




Do you have a passion for developing and growing strong partnerships with local organisations, planning and facilitating practical conservation work and community events? You'll be involved in a great deal of small scale projects in collaboration with partners and local people, helping to maintain a strong working relationship throughout the National trust. You will be part of the national Green Academies Project, funded by our Bright Future, which is running in and around 6 National Trust places and will be accountable for the delivery of the project at Morden Hall Park.


This role is required to work with vulnerable groups including children and any offer of employment or volunteering is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.


What it's like to work here


Thriving Morden Hall Park is a tranquil former deer park at the heart of the community, offering a variety of family-friendly activities, concerts and workshops. If you are creative, sociable and have great customer service skills, Morden Hall Parkís team would love to hear from you.


Morden Hall Park is a perfectly preserved country estate in the heart of London, and you'd never know it was there! A magical oasis and wildlife haven in the centre of the capital, it offers a diverse countryside landscape. Punctuated by the River Wandle and its tributaries, and with magnificent tree-lined avenues, in autumn the grounds are ablaze with colour. Itís just a 500 metre walk from the Northern Line and it feels like you are in the middle of the countryside.


What you'll be doing


You will work with partners to develop and deliver opportunities for young people aged 11-24 to build the skills and confidence needed to take ownership of their local green spaces and become advocates for the environment. You will work with Rangers who will deliver this on the ground; working with local young people and their communities at Morden Hall Park and on partnerís land. At this stage in the project a key part of the role will be to ensure the legacy of the work by being strategic in decision-making and building confidence and capability in property teams and partners.


Who we're looking for


To deliver this role successfully, youíll need to have:

  • Knowledge of good practice in relation to youth and community engagement, including safeguarding
  • Experience of working with volunteers, communities and young people from a range of background and cultures
  • Experience of planning and delivering engagement activities and events
  • Interest in heritage and Conservation
  • The ability to network effectively and get people on board with new ideas
  • Knowledge of project management and budget management
  • Use of a initiative and ability to manage own workload
  • Good influencing skills and the ability to speak and write persuasively
  • Ability to use social media effectively
  • Confident in meeting new people and the ability to communicate with people from different sectors


The package


Looking after you

  • Health cash plan Ė from as little as £3.09 per month for you and your dependents
  • Pension contribution match up to 10%
  • EAP and proactive Health and Wellbeing
  • Discounted gym membership at over 100 leisure facilities across the country


Looking after your career

  • Grow your career through professional training courses across the Trust
  • Develop your skills with an internal secondment
  • Pay review linked to values and behaviours, commitment to progression
  • Income protection due to illness


Unique to Us

  • Work in some of the most beautiful, iconic and unique locations in the UK
  • Free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
  • 20% off in our Retail and Food & Beverage outlets
  • Discount up to 35% off a National Trust holiday cottage booking


Closing date: 12 September 2018

Provisional interview date: 17 September 2018 


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