Colour in the Margins Outreach Officer

Plantlife International

Salisbury, Kent or home based in one of 6 project areas
£23,000 - £27,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract Elizabeth Cooke

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, environmental education

Closing date: Friday, 21st December 2018  

Colour in the Margins Outreach Officer

Do you want to be part of a ground-breaking approach to saving species from extinction? Back from the Brink is a £6.6million HLF-funded programme delivered by a partnership of England’s leading nature conservation organisations. We have built 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.

As part of this programme Plantlife are seeking an experienced Outreach Officer to deliver the outreach programme of 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, alongside three regional Project Officers and the Project Managers.

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, be proactive and be able to communicate with a wide range of audiences.

This is a full time, fixed term post until 31st December 2020.

Our Head Office is in Salisbury and we also have an office near our Ranscombe reserve in Strood, Kent. The nominal base for this post will be at either of these offices or, home based in or near one of the six project areas (Devon & Cornwall, Somerset, Wessex, Brecklands, Kent and Yorkshire). The role will require frequent travel across the project areas and may require travel throughout England. We work normal office hours (9-5, Monday to Friday), although this role will also require some weekend and evening working. We offer flexible working.

The reward package is based around a salary of £23,000 - £27,000 pa plus contributions to a group personal pension scheme and other benefits, including 25 days annual leave.

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