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Are you brilliantly organised with loads of initiative and a talent for multi-tasking? If you’re enthusiastic about green space, nature and heritage and love working in a collaborative environment, this is the ideal role for you.

Senior Project Co-ordinator

| National Trust

Location: London and the South East

Salary: £19,200 Per Annum

Part Time: 22.5 Hours Per Week (Fixed Term – April 2026)

Closing Date: 8th April 2024


Job Description

What it’s like to work here

The London Programme is part of our national Urban Places ambition to play a bigger role in cities and work with others to address unequal access to nature, beauty and history.

You’ll be part of a vibrant professional community across the National Trust who deliver millions of pounds worth of projects each year. You’ll support projects that deliver our national priorities, working with a range of brilliant people and partners.

You’ll work with operational teams and consultants in London and the South East and from other parts of the organisation. You’ll have a base at our central London offices (Savoy Hill House, Embankment) however as Osterley Park will be a key focus of your work, you’ll also spend time working at the office their and with the team at Osterley Park & House, whilst also having flexibility around your hours of work and opportunities for professional development. You’ll be able to work in a hybrid way to strike the right balance for you and the National Trust.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll provide support to green space and heritage development projects in Osterley and within the London Programme – including finance, risk management, meetings, research, engagement with a range of stakeholders (internal and external), producing materials, collating evidence and data. You may also have responsibility for specific components of projects.

You’ll monitor and report project activity to help ensure we are on track to deliver outcomes for people, nature and climate. You’ll communicate what’s happening on the project internally and externally and maintain great relationships with people we’re working with.

You’ll also help capture lessons learnt from our work and play a vital role in evaluating how we’re doing, as well as helping with fundraising bids and monitoring and reporting on funding received.

Please also read the role profile attached to this advert.

Who we’re looking for

  • Effective organisation and prioritisation skills, with a good understanding of coordinating projects or programmes
  • Ability to maintain collaborative relationships
  • Ability to present information clearly and in an interesting way
  • Effective communication and influencing skills
  • Good at research, analysis and reporting
  • Passion and interest for urban green space development

Diversifying our audiences and workforce is important to us and we value lived experience and character. If you’re excited about this role but you don’t meet every requirement in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway if you have other experience and skills which are transferrable.

The package

The National Trust has the motto ‘For everyone, for ever’ at its heart. We’re working hard to create an inclusive culture, where everyone feels they belong. It’s important that our people reflect and represent the diversity of the communities and audiences we serve. We welcome and value difference, so when we say we’re for everyone, we want everyone to be welcome in our teams too.

  • Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary
  • Free entry to National Trust places for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
  • Tax-free childcare scheme
  • Rental deposit loan scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Perks at work discounts such as gym memberships, shopping discount codes, cinema discounts
  • Holiday allowance up to 32 days relating to length of service, plus holiday purchase scheme, subject to meeting minimum criteria.
  • Flexible working whenever possible
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Free parking at most Trust places
  • Independent financial advice

How To Apply

To Apply, please follow the link below

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