Active Outdoors Development Officer

National Trust
Greenway, UK
18 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
This role will help us develop our walking offer across the English Riviera, from organising guided walks to ensuring that our routes are properly way marked and everything in between.

What you'll be doing

You'll be leading the project delivery at Greenway across the English Riviera portfolio, it'll be important that you are able to work at pace and deliver a real step change in our walking offer. It will be important to bring people with you, working with our partners including local doctor's surgeries and other groups as well as working across departments and with consultants.

You will be working with volunteers to help us to offer regular guided walks and to ensure that our information is relevant and current.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who enjoys delivering inspirational outdoor participation projects.

Who we're looking for
  • A good communicator; you enjoy leading groups as well as sharing information (ie stories, history, nature or your own specialist knowledge).
  • Understand why walking is good for mental and physical health and are happy to promote its benefits.
  • Be able to adapt your approach and information to suit different situations or audiences.
  • Be keen to rise to a challenge, including learning about property and developing your skills.
  • Have a positive outlook and enjoy providing excellent service.
  • Be reasonably fit and healthy (ie can carry a small backpack up and down a variety of trails including steep and uneven)

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