Community Information and Tourism Officer

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed `people person' to work for the RSPB on a 7.5 month project on Islay. This is an exciting opportunity to live amongst and promote Islay's amazing wildlife and rich heritage.

Community Information and Tourism Officer
Reference number: A3941219
Location: Loch Gruinart, Islay
Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum - Applicants should expect under normal circumstances to receive an offer at the bottom of the advertised range.
Hours: Full time
Contract: Fixed Term for 7.5 months

Main responsibilities will include welcoming visitors to the reserve and enthusing people about Islay and our work here. Duties will include managing and delivering a busy programme of walks and talks, as well as other events and activities, designed to raise awareness of our work, generate funds and memberships, as well as assisting reserve staff as required.

If you are a good communicator, are passionate about wildlife and have the ability to deliver this enthusiasm to visitors in a remote and beautiful location, this is the post for you. A flexible approach to work is required, as are excellent organisational and presentation skills and a sound knowledge of birds and other wildlife. Full driving licence essential.

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

If you would like to apply and find out more about this position, please click here to be directed to our website.

Closing date: 20 January 2020
Interview date: 30 January 2020

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