Community Projects & Activities Officer

Ribble Rivers Trust

Clitheroe, Lancashire
£21,000 - £23,000 (pro rata)

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

ribbletrust.org.uk admin@ribbletrust.com 01200444452 Harvey Hamilton Thorpe

Sectors: water & hydrology, conservation & wildlife, environmental education

Closing date: Wednesday, 30th May 2018   3 days left


Job Title: Community Projects & Activities Officer 
Purpose: To support the delivery of Ribble Life Together, particularly community projects and education and engagement activities related to natural (river) heritage 
Reports to: Programme Manager 
Location: Clitheroe (base), working across the catchment 
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (negotiable) 
Salary: £21,000 - £23,000 (pro rata) 
Contract: 24 month fixed term contract

Ribble Rivers Trust (RRT) is the lead partner in the Ribble Life Together project, which as a catchment scale project is delivering a range of activities to improve the condition, management and awareness of the Ribble Catchment.

In developing the core activities of the project, the partnership identified the need to engage more widely with residents in the catchment. Ribble Life Together therefore aims to involve, educate and engage a broader range of people in practical catchment management and the importance of looking after our rivers and the natural heritage they support.

As such, RRT is looking to recruit a Community Projects & Activities Officer who will be a confident and clear communicator with experience of identifying and engaging community groups, then organising and delivering community and environmental education & engagement activities. These will include: community consultation, events and guided walks, creating walk routes and interpretation materials (including the installation of interpretation boards and signs), art projects, short films and other digital and interactive media projects.

The role will integrate into the existing Ribble Life Together team to support and expand the project’s existing community activities, particularly to maximise the change and impact (outcomes) sought through the delivery of this programme. Successful candidates will have experience of delivering similar projects and activities ensuring both the projects, activities and outcomes are communicated effectively to a wide audience.

Closing date: 12noon Wednesday 30th May 2018

Please apply by sending a completed application form and covering letter to ribblelife@ribbletrust.com by 12noon Wednesday 30th May. CVs will not be accepted.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Friday 1st June 2018 and interviews will take place during the week commencing Monday 11th June 2018. If you have not been contacted by 5pm on Friday 1st June, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

For more information and to apply for this position please visit our website here.


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