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Ribble Rivers Trust

Administration Officer

  • Purpose: To provide administrative support for projects and the effective running of Ribble Rivers Trust.
  • Location: Clitheroe
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week (part-time considered, minimum 25 hours per week)
  • Salary: £25,500 (pro rata)
  • Contract: Fixed term 18 months with possibility of extension

Ribble Rivers Trust (RRT) is a regional charity set up to conserve the Ribble Catchment, particularly its rivers, brooks, becks, and streams. Over the last 10 years, RRT has developed and grown into a sector leading organisation, known for getting things done, strong partnership working and a collaborative approach.

We have 5 teams, each with a particular focus (Data and Evidence, Land Management, People and Learning, River Conservation and Core Services), and each full of enthusiastic professionals with diverse skills and experience. The teams work closely on collaborative and integrated projects to improve, protect and create a mosaic of habitats and land uses that will lead to a healthy riverine environment. This is underpinned by a science driven approach that deliver multiple benefits for wildlife and people.

The Trust also works collaboratively and in partnership with a range of organisations such as the Environment Agency, United Utilities, Jamie’s Farm, Woodland Trust, Lancashire Wildlife Trust, Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust, The Forest of Bowland AONB, Local Authorities and others.

With Support from Defra’s Species Survival Fund we are launching a new programme of river improvement projects called ‘Ribble Revival: Room for Rivers’. This programme has significant amounts of on the ground habitat conservation activities, with most having elements of volunteering and community engagement. These activities include; tree planting, woodland maintenance, fencing, wetland creation, and Fish Passage, to name a few. The programme seeks to put local communities at the heart of the projects, involving them in design, monitoring and delivery.

As such, we are looking to recruit a competent and enthusiastic person who will be joining a creative and dedicated organisation. This person will have knowledge of providing administrative support to a multi-disciplinary team. The successful candidate will have an interest in rivers and conservation, and be able to demonstrate their desire to work in a mission focused organisation that is making a difference in the world.

For further details, and to apply for this role, visit

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 3rd July, with interviews on Wednesday 17th July. 

Closing Date: 03/07/2024  Location: Clitheroe, Lancashire.

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