Destination Lydney Harbour - Community Projects Leader

Destination Lydney Harbour - Community Projects Leader


  • Location: Forest of Dean
  • Salary: Up to £28,000
  • Hours: 37 p/w
  • Contract Type: 2 Year FTC
  • Closing Date: 12 November 2019

About the role…

Do you want to inspire a local community to participate in a fantastic public art project? We have what you are looking for!

You will commission a public artwork installation, a heritage walking trail and establish and run a community boat building project. You will also be meeting specific project targets/milestones to help deliver the overall ‘Destination Lydney Harbour (DLH)’ project plan. Reporting progress to Forest of Dean District Council, Lydney Coastal Community Team and Groundwork UK. Supporting the day-to-day delivery of the project and engaging with project partners, local landowners and the local community to ensure successful completion. 

You will need…

  • GCSEs (5 A-Cs or equivalent, including Maths and English)
  • A level NVQ3, or BTEC Relevant professional qualification (relevant experience can be considered as an alternative)
  • Project management – Prince 2, or other relevant professional qualification
  • Experience in Regeneration, Public Art commissioning, community and voluntary sector engagement, project design and delivery
  • Marketing & promotion, knowledge of communications media
  • You will need use of a car for work purposes

For more information about this role please see the Job Description/Person Specification.

If you have any questions or would like an informal conversation about this position please contact Wendy Jackson, Regeneration Manager on wendy.jackson@publicagroup.uk or call 01594 812645 who will be pleased to discuss the role with you.

Closing date for CV’s: Tuesday 12th November 2019 at 5:00pm

If you feel this is the role for you please email your CV and supporting statement detailing how you meet the criteria above to join-us@publicagroup.uk

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies.

Safer recruitment practices are applied to all job vacancies. Successful candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment medical questionnaire; provide references;  proof of identity; nationality and immigration status; three years’ employment or education history (if applicable) and, in some cases, verification of criminal record.


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