Loch Ken Alive Officer

Role: Loch Ken Alive Officer
Salary: £27,000 Per Annum
Employer: Southern Upland Partnership
Duration: Full Time, 3 years fixed term contract
Location: Based in Castle Douglas, but flexible across the project area
Application Deadline: Midday on 17th July 2019.

Loch Ken is the largest body of fresh water in Southern Scotland and is a jewel in the local landscape, offering a range of activities including angling, watersports, swimming, wildlife watching and relaxation. In the heart of Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere, with its proximity to attractions such as Castle Douglas, the Glenkens, the Galloway Forest Park & Galloway Dark Sky Park, and being within easy reach of Scotland’s Central belt and the North of England, Loch Ken and its surrounding landscape is ideally placed to be a visitor highlight for Southern Scotland.

The Loch Ken Alive project is an exciting opportunity to work with partners including the Loch Ken Advisory Management Committee to publicise and raise the profile of this beautiful part of Dumfries & Galloway.

We’re looking for a dynamic individual with experience of partnership working, event management and tourism who can bring the businesses, communities and organisations together to develop a new Loch Ken Management Plan and deliver an exciting programme of events and activities that will really put Loch Ken and the surrounding area on the map.

The Loch Ken Alive project is one of a number of projects forming part of the Galloway Glens Landscape Partnership Scheme (http://www.gallowayglens.org/), funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund Scotland.

You will be employed by the Southern Uplands Partnership, an equal opportunities employer who supports flexible working.

For more information, or to apply for the position please view the Full Job Description Here

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