Project Officer

10-11 months fixed–term contract, starting 6 February 2017.                          

£24,000 - £26,000 per annum pro rata subject to experience.

Mission: Invertebrate is a one year project supported by the Players of the People’s Postcode Lottery that will research and support the grassland invertebrates living in London’s Royal Parks. The project will also inspire and educate audiences about the wonders of the invertebrate world and their habitats.

The Royal Parks Foundation, the charity that helps support the magic of London’s eight amazing Royal Parks, is looking to appoint a Project Officer for its Mission: Invertebrate initiative.

You will work closely with the Mission: Invertebrate Project Manager and Learning Officer, and support the overall co-ordination and delivery of a programme of ecological projects, entomological surveys,  and citizen science and learning initiatives. 

We are looking for a highly organised and experienced environmental professional, with proven experience in developing and supporting successful projects linking wildlife, green spaces and local communities. You will have strong conservation and habitat management skills and a passion for engaging people with nature. Above all, you will be a team player who can build and maintain positive relationships with volunteers, project partners and participants.

How to apply:

Please email an updated CV and a Cover Letter (no more than 2 A4 pages) linking your experience and skills to the Person Specification and Job Description for this role, adding contact details for two professional references (we will not contact your referees without your permission).

Email to: [email protected] with the reference “MI:PO_2017” in the subject line.

Closing date: 9 am, Monday 9th January 2017

Interviews: week commencing 16th January 2017

Start date: Monday 6th February 2017


The Royal Parks Foundation is committed to being an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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