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North York Moors National Park Authority

Project Officer (Engagement) – Linking Levisham

Project Officer (Engagement) – Linking Levisham
Helmsley, North Yorkshire (fixed term contract to 31 March 2026 with potential for extension)

About Us

The North York Moors National Park Authority looks after and promotes one of the most phenomenal parts of the British Isles. Filled with breath-taking scenery, magnificent wildlife, picture book villages and a dramatic coastline, the North York Moors boasts some of the most diverse landscapes in the UK.

Linking Levisham is an ambitious, multi-partner Landscape Recovery Project at the heart of the North York Moors National Park. It will showcase landscape recovery in the spectacular, working North York Moors landscape, balancing nature recovery, farming and archaeological and geological interests for diverse audiences to experience.

We are now seeking a Project Officer to join our team on a full-time basis, working 37 hours per week.

The Benefits

- Salary of £30,296 - £33,024 per annum
- Up to 30 days’ annual leave, plus public holidays
- Local Government Pension Scheme

This is an incredible opportunity for an enthusiastic engagement and communication professional with experience of working with farmers and land managers to join our committed organisation.

You’ll have the chance to support our ambitious landscape recovery project, nestled in the heart of the breathtaking North York Moors National Park, playing a vital role in enhancing nature recovery and climate resilience.

So, if you want to join a team dedicated to leaving a positive lasting impact on both the environment and local communities, we want to hear from you!

The Role

As a Project Officer, you will lead and co-ordinate engagement activities for our Linking Levisham Project.

Managing engagement meetings, site visits and events, you will showcase the project, highlighting the vision and plans, in order to build support and awareness.

You will also work with the Ecology and Land Management Project Officer on specialist farmer and land management engagement and develop a Citizen Science Programme.

About You

To be considered as a Project Officer, you will need:

- Experience leading engagement and communication activities in multi-partner projects
- Experience engaging and working with a broad range of stakeholder groups
- Experience designing, undertaking and evaluating consultation activities
- Experience working with farmers and land managers
- Knowledge of National Parks and protected areas
- A full, valid driving licence


Closing Date: 19/04/2024  Location: Helmsley

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