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Logo: Kent Wildlife TrustFifth Continent Landscape Partnership Scheme Cultural Heritage Officer

Part-time: 21.5hr weekly - Fixed term to end June 2021

Closing Date: Mid-day on Monday 30th Sept 2019

Interview Date: Monday 7th October 2019

Salary: Ł25,837 FTE (Pro rata)

Based at Romney Marsh Visitor Centre, New Romney, Kent


‘the world, according to the best geographers, is divided into Europe, Asia, Africa, America and Romney Marsh……’ Rev. Richard Barham, The Ingoldsby Legends


The Job: The post holder will be responsible for delivering innovative ways to engage people in the cultural and social heritage found within the Scheme area and to oversee projects being delivered as part of the Fifth Continent Landscape Partnership Scheme funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.


This is a part time post and the FTE salary will be pro-rata’d to reflect this. 


You: will be experienced creating opportunities and activities that inspire  people to develop a greater knowledge of an area’s cultural and social heritage and celebrate the area’s characters, through art, traditions, crafts and other media; Be able to demonstrate experience  of the tourism industry and be knowledgeable about the use interpretation to enhance the visitor experience; Have experience in working with volunteers, including supporting skills training and informal learning. Able to prioritise your workload and be highly organised; have an enthusiastic, engaging,  positive ‘can do’ attitude and a creative mind set; with  a passion for sharing  cultural heritage with a wide range of communities.


The Cultural Heritage Officer will work closely with the Scheme Manager, Partner Organisation’s, Communities and other key members of staff to deliver the projects, identify additional match funding opportunities and ensure all reporting to the Scheme Manager is carried out effectively. You will be based in the heart of Romney Marsh at KWT’s Romney Marsh Visitor Centre.


If you feel you have the experience and skills to meet the challenge of this exciting role, we would be very interested to hear from you.


Kent Wildlife Trust is the leading wildlife charity for Kent and Medway, supported by its members and staffed by committed professionals.  We are all working to protect wildlife and to find better ways to run an efficient and effective organisation. Kent Wildlife Trust has a positive approach to equality and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community


Logo: Heritage FundContact details:

For an informal chat please email dawn.apcar@kentwildlife.org.uk

To apply, please visit our website to download an application pack. Applicants should read the Guidance Notes carefully before completing the applicant information form, supported by a Cover Note and CV.


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