Sunday, 26 March 2017

Organisation: Sea Trust CIC


Job title:     Project Coordinator
                                 
Salary:          £14,500 per annum
Location:     Goodwick, Pembrokeshire
Duration:     This is a fixed term contract from April 2017 to March 2018 (the position may be extended subject to 
                       funding). We would expect the successful applicant to work a trial period.
Hours:           35 hours per week (10 am to 5 pm), will include weekend work. Occasional evening work & travel                 
Closing date: 31 March 2017
                               
JOB OVERVIEW
Fantastic opportunity to work with Sea Trust in Pembrokeshire. We are a non-profit community interest company dedicated to marine wildlife conservation. We need a computer literate, preferably marine biologist/zoologist to work with us based in the Ocean Lab, Fishguard. The applicant must be capable of using initiative and be outgoing. You must also be practical, happy to work outdoors and be willing to get your hands dirty i.e. aquarium maintenance.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY TASKS

Initially the duties of the Project Coordinator will be:

·         Front of house, taking bookings, aquarium tours, responding to general enquiries
·         Aquarium maintenance and development
·         Volunteer recruitment and management
·         Cetacean surveys and data analysis
·         Assist with grant applications
·         Development and implementation of marketing and publicity programme e.g. website development, social media
·         Environmental education activities with school and colleges


SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE
It is essential that you have:
·         Degree in marine biology or related subject
·         Good project working skills – planning, reporting, meeting deadlines
·         Experience of marine conservation or other community environmental initiatives
·         Knowledge of local marine wildlife and habitats
·         Excellent IT skills
·         Ability to work independently and on own initiative, as well as ability to work under direction & collaboratively
·         Good interpersonal and facilitation skills - to develop effective working relationships with groups and other organisations
·         Team working skills – to effectively work alongside colleagues, sharing knowledge, providing advice and guidance when necessary to build good working relationships.
·         Good oral and written communication skills
·         Good organisational and multi-tasking skills
·         Experience as a volunteer or managing or being managed by volunteers
·         A flexible and adaptable approach to meet the needs of the organisation
·         Enthusiasm for the aims and objectives of Sea Trust
·         DBS certification or willingness to undertake one
·         Good sea legs
·         Full car driving licence and the use of a suitable vehicle for work.

It is desirable that you have:
·         Fluency in written and spoken Welsh
        Experience working in a marine aquarium
·         Experience delivering environmental education
        Knowledge on cetaceans and survey methods
·         Experience of fundraising
·         Live within a 20 mile radius


To apply, please submit a recent CV and covering letter to Cliff Benson at info@seatrust.org.uk. Closing date 31 March 2017. If you would like to discuss further please contact Cliff Benson / Anna Elliott on 01348 874737