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Schools Products Officer

Reference number: A3791018

Location: Bedfordshire

We are looking for an enthusiastic team member with experience of project management, a good knowledge of the UK education system and experience of working within it, wildlife and proactive social media experience to support our work connecting young people to nature. You must have good interpersonal and organisational skills and a creative approach to education, wildlife activities and environmental issues. You will be expected to demonstrate initiative and have excellent communication & IT skills. This role is responsible for many of our audience focused communications.

Main responsibilities will be:
• To lead, manage and further develop centrally administered existing offers for schools - including Big Schools Birdwatch and Wild Challenge.
• To develop and deliver any centrally administered new elements of the RSPB's national schools offer.
• To manage the production of RSPB schools materials and resources, both print and digital.
• To manage and develop the communications framework for schools/teachers - including Twitter, newsletters, e-mails, etc

The RSPB is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to the appropriate safeguarding checks upon appointment.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare both spent and unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

Salary starting at

£22,073 - £25,752 per annum

Hours & contract information

Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

Closing date: 14 February 2019
Interview date: 21 February 2019

How to apply

Our role profile describes the key result areas and skills and experience needed for the role. Please make sure you include reference number A3791018 on your application.

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Who to contact

For questions about this post
Suzanne Welch
01767 693271

Send application details to
Ruth Barratt
The RSPB, The Lodge, Potton Road, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19 2DL, 3193