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RSPB

Manchester Community Project Officer

The RSPB has a mission to put people at the heart of our work, to harness their power and incredible ability to make a difference. This role offers an exciting opportunity to lead the front-line delivery of RSPB's innovative Saving Nature Through People strategy at a local level.

Based in Manchester's Mersey Valley and working in partnership with Manchester City Council, you will engage with members of the public and volunteer groups to effect positive change for nature and people and be the RSPB lead in the Manchester Nature Consortium and work with partners to plan and deliver Manchester Festival of Nature 2020.

Manchester Community Project Officer
Reference number: A3741219
Location: Chorlton
Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum pro
Hours: Part time, 15 hours per week
Contract: Fixed Term until December 2020 + scope for extension

Working in partnership with others is a key part of this role. We are looking for an effective and inspirational communicator, with a real passion for nature and:

  • experience of engaging with of volunteers
  • proven track record of successfully promoting volunteering opportunities
  • experience of volunteer recruitment, induction and management
  • the ability to motivate volunteers to independently deliver organisational objectives
  • a proven experience in building strong and effective partnerships that deliver against collective objectives and priorities
  • proven time management and problem-solving skills
  • the ability to work independently
  • the ability to make decisions that enable the continued delivery of key objectives and to keep the project on track
  • the ability to communicate these decisions, where applicable, with stakeholders and partners.

Experience of delivering events that successfully engage with families would be an advantage.

Closing: 26 January
Interview: 4 February

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