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Community and Education Manager: Groundwork East

Join a team that is changing places and changing lives

Groundwork is the community charity with a green heart. We believe that big global issues – the economy, the environment – have a big local impact. Groundwork operates throughout the UK helping communities find practical solutions to the challenges they face. 

Community and Education Manager (Cambridgeshire & Peterborough and Luton & Bedfordshire) 

Salary:  £28,808 - £32,339 plus attractive benefits

Term: full time, 37 hours per week. Two-year contract with an opportunity to extend.

Location: based at Luton, Bedfordshire and Alconbury, Cambridgeshire but working across the east of England as required.

Groundwork East has over 30 years of experience in delivering bespoke projects that use the environment as a catalyst for building a more sustainable future.  As our activities develop and our area of activity expands we are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and creative person to assist the Operations Manager with a programme of sustainable community and education projects and initiatives across Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire. The post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

As Community and Education Manager you will initiate, develop, manage and deliver transformational environmental projects, including larger programmes throughout Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire alongside partner organisations and local groups. You will have extensive experience of project management, line management, financial management and at least 3 years’ experience delivering community/educational projects. You will be able to develop effective partnerships with stakeholders and have experience of bid-writing and fundraising. We’ll make sure you’re given all the support and guidance you need and you will have the opportunity to become part of a highly successful organisation making a real and positive difference to your local area.

The role will also include some evening and weekend working as required (with time off in lieu) and a full driving license and access to a car is necessary.

The post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: Midday, Friday 6 July 2018

Interview date: Thursday 12 July 2018 to be held at the Hatfield office (AL9 5PE)

For an informal chat about the post please contact Chris Dungate or Gill Taylor on 01707 260129 or email or 

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