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Cumbria Wildlife Trust

Get Cumbria Buzzing Project Officer (Community Engagement)

£26,429 plus 9% Pension Contribution

Cumbria Wildlife Trust is seeking a project officer to lead its community engagement work during the final 12 month phase of the award winning Get Cumbria Buzzing project in north and west Cumbria.

Get Cumbria Buzzing is a Cumbria Local Nature Partnership project hosted by Cumbria Wildlife Trust and funded by National Highways and the Heritage Lottery Fund. The project is based at the Trust’s offices in Houghton just outside Carlisle.

The successful applicant will work with project partners to:

  • Organise and deliver a programme of pollinator related training and events.
  • Maintain and enhance the project’s relationship with its network of partners, local communities and volunteers who will continue the work of the project in their local areas.
  • Maintain the projects online presence and producing project interpretation and promotional materials.
  • Assist with the delivery of pollinator habitat improvement works across the project area.
  • Undertake project recording, monitoring and evaluation of work delivered.

The successful candidate will ideally demonstrate significant relevant experience, ideally with a recognised conservation organisation. Experience of working with volunteers, organising and running events is essential as are excellent written and face-to-face communication skills.

They will understand the importance of connecting people with nature and have at least a basic knowledge of pollinator’s and their ecology. They must be able to work as part of a dynamic team and be personally effective with a can-do attitude.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 22nd September 2021. It is expected that interviews will be held on Friday 1st October 2021 at Gosling Sike, Houghton, Carlisle, CA3 0LD.

For further details on the role and an application form visit our website www.cumbriawildlifetrust.org.uk/jobs, contact admin@cumbriawildlifetrust.org.uk or 01539 816300.

Registered in England as Cumbria Wildlife Trust Limited, a Company limited by Guarantee No. 00724133. Registered Charity No. 218711.

Cumbria Wildlife Trust is devoted to the conservation of the wildlife and wild places of Cumbria.

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Closing Date: 22/09/2021  Location: Houghton, Carlisle

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