Development Officer - Rivington Terraced Gardens

Groundwork Cheshire Lancashire & Merseyside

£18,617 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract 01942 821444

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, environmental education

Closing date: Monday, 5th February 2018  

Groundwork Cheshire Lancashire & Merseyside works with partners to create better neighbourhoods, build local skills & job prospects and to live and work in a greener way.

Rivington Terraced Gardens

Based in Wigan with frequent travel to the Rivington area.
36.25 hours per week
Project funded for 18 months
Salary £18,617

Primary Purpose of the job: 

To support the delivery of the Activity Plan for the Rivington Terraced Gardens Heritage Lottery project, taking joint ownership of its goals and outcomes. To support the delivery of a diverse and accessible range of events and volunteering opportunities within the Gardens.

The post holder will have experience of working with local communities to deliver conservation or heritage activities and an ability to communicate and motivate local people and community groups. Experience of working in heritage sensitive locations will be advantageous. Experience of effective partnership working and the ability to manage a number of differing and complex activities within an overall project objective would also be advantageous.

To register your interest and receive a full role description and application form please contact Catherine Birch on 01942 821444.

Completed applications by 2pm Monday 5th February 2018.

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