Engagement Officer

Location: Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve, Mallard Way, Houghton le Spring DH4 6PU.

Salary: £24,000 per annum

Hours: 37 ½.

Durham Wildlife Trust

Durham Wildlife Trust is an independent nature conservation charity and part of the federation of 47 organisations that together form the Wildlife Trusts. Durham Wildlife Trust is a membership organisation operating across County Durham, Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland and Darlington. We engage our members, supporters, partners and wider society in the conservation effort by managing nature reserves and visitor facilities and delivering a range of nature conservation projects and initiatives.

Engagement Officer

The Durham Wildlife Trust area covers a wide diversity of rich wildlife habitats and local communities passionate about the area in which they live, play and work.

In the role of Engagement Officer with Durham Wildlife Trust you will be responsible for developing and delivering the Trust’s engagement activities. Connecting communities with the natural environment and encouraging positive action.

You should be able to demonstrate strong leadership and project development and delivery skills. Be a creative thinker capable of devising unique and highly engaging projects and activities. Have a sound knowledge of natural history and be passionate about wildlife and its conservation.

An ability to nurture relationships is important as you seek to develop a strong affinity amongst educational institutions, groups, communities and partner organizations for the natural world around them.

If you are interested in applying for this position then please return your completed application form along with your CV and covering letter by email to jobs@durhamwt.co.uk  no later than 9am Monday 25th February 2019.

Application documents can be download below.

Interviews for the shortlisted candidates will be held on Monday 4th March 2019 at Rainton Meadows.

Engagement Officer Job Description

Application Form

Durham Wildlife Trust Information