John Muir Award Officer (England)

John Muir Trust

North of England, Midlands, or North Wales border. Home working may be considered
£20,000 - £22,000 pa pro rata

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract 01796 470080 Iona Sutherland

Sectors: environmental education, conservation & wildlife, environmental policy & campaigning

Closing date: Tuesday, 29th October 2019  

The John Muir Award, the main engagement initiative of the John Muir Trust, is a leading environmental award scheme focused on wild places. We are recruiting a John Muir Officer as part of an existing staff team to support and develop the John Muir Award throughout England. This will be a fixed term full-time post until 31st July 2020.

The post-holder will have experience of supporting others to deliver their outcomes, working in partnership and of the social inclusion-related agenda in England. The John Muir Award aims to ensure that social circumstances aren’t a barrier to opportunities to experience wild places. You will provide solutions based approach and outstanding customer service.

Applicants must be able to evidence their experience in a role that has direct relevance to this post. It is essential to demonstrate understanding of the role the John Muir Award can play in supporting social inclusion audiences in England, and have experience of working effectively with internal and external stakeholders. Experience of working with volunteers and young people would be desirable.

A flexible approach, strong organisational and interpersonal skills, self-motivation and an ability to work without supervision are essential for the post.

Closing date: Midnight on 29th October 2019
Interviews: Week commencing 11th November 

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