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Harrogate Borough Council

AONB Information Officer

Job description

Place Shaping & Economic Growth

Nidderdale AONB

Post Title: AONB Information Officer

Post Number: TP36

Grade: F Salary: £25,419 to £27,514 pro rata

Hours: 22 per week

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We are looking for an Information Officer who will be responsible for leading and managing all external and internal communications on behalf of Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – a nationally protected landscape on the eastern edge of the Yorkshire Dales.

As an expert in marketing and communications, you will develop our communications strategy and deliver our PR, marketing and communications to raise the profile of Nidderdale AONB and highlight the work and projects carried out by the AONB team. The role involves communicating a wide range of environment issues and is very varied. A typical day could see you liaising with partner organisations, developing new digital or print media and managing press releases.

Based in our Pateley Bridge office in the heart of the AONB, you’ll work closely with the team on communication aspects of all our projects, ensuring effective communication with a wide-ranging audience including farmers and landowners, the local community, tourism visitors, conservation organisations, Defra and local authorities. We offer flexible working options, including a comprehensive home-working setup.

A full driving license and access to a car is essential.

Additional information for applicants

Closing date for applications: 3 July 2022

Interviews to be held in person on: 12 July 2022

For an informal discussion about the role, please get in touch with Iain Mann, Nidderdale AONB Manager, on

For further information and to apply, please click here. Please call 01423 500600 and ask for the HR Support Team if you need further assistance. If you are experiencing difficulty opening the link with your current web browser, please use an alternative to access the information.

Harrogate Borough Council requires all applicants to complete the council’s application form and attach their suitability statement and CV.

Harrogate Borough Council reserves the right to close vacancies before the closing date if a high volume of applications are received.

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Closing Date: 03/07/2022  Location: Pateley Bridge

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