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Appleby Heritage Action Zone Programme Officer

Contract Permanent
Hours 37 hours per week
Salary / pay £25,951 - £27,668 (subject to job-evaluation)
Closing date Monday 12 June 2017 at 10am
Interview date Wednesday 21 June 2017

Job summary

The historic town of Appleby has been chosen as one of the country’s first ten Heritage Action Zones and this new and exciting post gives a fantastic opportunity to be involved in delivering a truly unique project. Working closely with Historic England, you will be a key officer in managing the project and will be a driving force behind its success.

You will have excellent project management skills and experience of leading or contributing to multiple projects whilst maintaining quality results. A good understanding of heritage or conservation would be an advantage. You should have excellent communication skills to enable you to represent the Council professionally and build good working relationships with all of those involved.

There is a requirement for regular travel and to effectively fulfil this requirement you must be able to travel independently around the District.

Salary £25,951 - £27,668 plus an excellent benefits package which includes generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working arrangements and local government pension scheme.

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