Local Engagement Team

Local Engagement Officer (LEO) // Available positions: 6

Role: The LEOs are truly the lions of the Talking the Coast project and present a great opportunity to gain valuable experience in project management: This is a key position within the organisation which will involve liaising with local actors within a relatively small area along the coast path (approximately 5 communities). Each LEO will be responsible for approx. 5 talks, reports back to directly to the Director and will be supported by the LEO Wellbeing Officer. This work can be done remotely, so no need to be local but ties to "your" region can be helpful and willingness to travel there for an event is a plus. Duties include liaising with councils, local conservation groups, secondary schools, youth clubs, sports clubs, libraries... to make sure the local communities are aware of the event. You will act as point of contact for entities interested in becoming involved with the project in any way, like schools, scout groups, sport clubs, businesses. You will engage with local news outlets and build partnerships with small local citizen groups and councils who can then promote and facilitate our talks. You will follow up regularly with the contacts to make sure preparations for the event are going ahead as planned. You will pass on promotional material and making sure it gets to where it is supposed to be and you will liaise with the walker-talkers assigned to your area. 

We are currently still looking to fill the following positions:

North-West: Scottish border (Solway) - Barrow-In-Furness

North-East: Berwick-upon-Tweed - Blyth 

South-East: Poole/Bournemouth

South-East: Tuckton - West of Southampton (but excluding the City of Southampton)

South: Pagham Harbour - Shoreham-by-Sea

South: Dungeness - Deal

Requirements: You are extremely well organized and highly reliable. Absolute fluency in English is essential, you are comfortable communicating in writing and verbally. You are outgoing, polite and creative when dealing with obstacles. You are comfortable dealing with a diverse assortment of actors and possess good people skills.  

 

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The Plover Rovers are a charity dedicated to enhancing ocean literacy and empowering coastal communities through delivering exciting scientific talks all along the English Coast Path.

We are a registered charity in England and Wales (1189992).

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