Colour in the Margins Outreach Officer


Ranscombe Farm, Kent
£23,000 - £27,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract Claire Parton

Reference: BFTB/CitMOO

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology, environmental education

Closing date: Monday, 23 October 2017

Do you want to be a part of a ground-breaking approach to saving species from extinction? Back from the Brink is a new £6.6million HLF-funded programme delivered by a partnership of England’s leading nature conservation organisations. We are building a team of enthusiastic and experienced individuals across the partnership to undertake conservation work and inspire the nation to discover, value and act for threatened species.

Plantlife are seeking an experienced Outreach Officer for the Colour in the Margins integrated project, which targets the conservation of 13 species that occur in arable habitat. You will be responsible for delivering the outreach programme, including recruiting and developing volunteers, producing information and education resources, leading and delivering events and supporting the creation of arable plant plots. You will need to have experience of delivering outreach programmes, working with volunteers and developing training activities as well as experience in conservation or natural heritage projects. You will need to demonstrate your ability to run events, and be able to communicate with a wide range of audiences. You will be working with other Back from the Brink projects and project partners. The post will be line-managed by the Plantlife Colour in the Margins Project Manager. Interviews will be held on 10th November in Salisbury.

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