Fisheries Community Animateur, Cornwall Rural Community Council (CRCC) - £23,000 per annum
Cornwall Rural Community Council is seeking a Fisheries Community Animateur to work with the Cornwall Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG), to bring about, develop and deliver grant funding that will meet the aims of FLAG strategy, and to project a positive image to the local and identified FLAG community.
Cornwall Rural Community Council (CRCC) is a charity that was founded in 1946. It is part of a network of 38 rural community councils across England, all sharing the aim of enhancing rural communities. The CRCCs mission is to enable Cornish communities to be vibrant, sustainable and inclusive and it runs a variety of projects and offers a range of services which provide information, advice and guidance to communities, individuals and the voluntary sector as a whole. One of these projects involves working with the Cornwall Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG) to spend £2 million of funding on projects that will meet the aims of the FLAG strategy.
Assist the FLAG area/community to develop a suite of projects to the FLAG
Stimulate innovation and interest amongst the FLAG areas to bring projects forward
Ensure that proposed projects are at such a standard that they meet European Fisheries fund requirements
Effectively monitor the budget
Report to the FLAG on a timely basis progress and activity
Effectively communicate to all stakeholders
Nature of Work
Reporting to the Chief Executive, the successful candidate will work closely with the coastal community of Cornwall and FLAG to identify and develop projects which meet community need and are deliverable within a one-year timeframe. The successful candidate will assist projects to a stage where they are able to access funding and will provide progress reports into the FLAG at timely intervals. The successful candidate will complete expressions of interest forms and write business plans and will generally promote FLAG and stimulate activity within the community.
A degree in a related subject area
Experience working within a community setting
Project development/management experience
Excellent office administration and IT skills
Knowledge of funding streams, the fisheries industry and rural issues
Self starting, flexible and able to meet deadlines
Reliable, confident communicator, diplomatic with a positive attitude
Full driving licence
Innovative approach to problem solving
Able to develop ideas into reality
Experience of managing stakeholders
An understanding of what an animateur is.
This is an 18 month fixed term contract
Expected start date is June/July 2012
Vacancy Ref and How to Apply:
For a full job description and to apply visit http://www.cornwallrcc.org.uk/recruitment/ and complete the application form. Then, email application forms and additional documentation to email@example.com
Closing date for applications: 8 May 2012
Interviews week beginning: 15 May 2012
Cornwall Rural Community Council, 2 Princes Street, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2ES
Tuesday 8th May 2012