Partnership and Community Engagement Officer

The Royal Parks

Greenwich Park, London
£26,075 - £31,500 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: 00006

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 2nd April 2018  

About us

London’s eight Royal Parks are some of the best-loved and most beautiful spaces in the world. They are enjoyed by millions of Londoners and visitors to the city each year and provide 5,000 acres of urban parkland and unparalleled opportunities for enjoyment, exploration and healthy living in the capital.

The Royal Parks are Hyde Park, The Green Park, Richmond Park, Greenwich Park, St James’s Park, Bushy Park, The Regent’s Park and Primrose Hill, and Kensington Gardens. We also manage other important open spaces in the capital including Grosvenor Square Garden, Brompton Cemetery, Victoria Tower Gardens, Canning Green and Poet’s Corner, and we maintain the gardens of 10, 11 and 12 Downing Street.

The Royal Parks is a registered charity, number 1172042, created in March 2017 to manage 5,000 acres of historic Royal parkland across London. For further information please visit:

About the role

This is a fixed term position funded through a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and the Big Lottery Fund (BIG) for the Greenwich Park Revealed project at Greenwich Park.

Awarded development funding in January 2018 Greenwich Park Revealed is a £7.5 million project to conserve, restore and interpret London’s most historic Royal Park.

The main function of the post is to build and maintain relationships with the local community and relevant organisations. The Greenwich Park Revealed project is in the development phase and has already a number of key relationships. This project worker will be required to continue developing and increase involvement with the target audiences building upon work carried out over the past year by the project team. The person in post will be expected to deliver a programme of community activities and contribute to the preparation of the delivery phase activity plan. This post is an opportunity to ensure community engagement is integral to all aspects of the work.

About you

Passionate about parks, you will have a proven track record of delivering community engagement work in a heritage or educational environment. Experience in developing educational resources, report writing and managing project activities would make you stand out, but equally important is your ability to manage, encourage and support volunteers, develop innovative community projects and partnerships and deliver administrative requirements.

As the role involves working with young people and vulnerable adults, an enhanced DBS check will be required.

To Apply

To apply for this role candidates should apply online on The Royal Parks Careers website here.

If you have any queries, please contact

Closing Date for Applications is: Monday, 2nd April 2018.

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