Engagement Officer

Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
£25,689 - £27,192 DOE

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract


Sectors: environmental education, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Sunday, 9th June 2024  

Join our West Suffolk Engagement Team and be part of our ambition to inspire 1 in 4 people in Suffolk to take action for wildlife by delivering nature-themed events and activities at our Lackford Lakes nature reserve and visitor centre.

Based at the Visitor Centre at our Lackford Lakes nature reserve - near Bury St Edmunds - this role is central to engaging local people with wildlife and inspiring communities and schools in West Suffolk to take action for nature. This role has three key areas of focus: 

  • Creating opportunities for children, young people, adults and families to connect with nature
  • Ensuring visitors have a welcoming and memorable experience at Lackford Lakes
  • Promoting and celebrating our engagement opportunities using the Trust's digital platforms

If you know how to enable others to engage with and connect to nature this could be your next career move. You will have experience of working in a customer-facing setting, excellent digital communications skills and an enthusiasm for harnessing digital opportunities to reach and engage a diverse range of people.  The ability to work effectively as part of a team is really important as is being organised and efficient, with finely honed juggling skills! 

We offer a generous holiday allowance,  9% pension contribution after 3 months and an excellent Employee Assistance Program for you and your household..  

This is fixed term contract providing maternity cover.

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