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Access and Environmental Officer

  • Location: Nationwide
  • Organisation: British Orienteering
  • Salary: £25,375 pro rata
  • Contract: Fixed Term until 31 March 2023, with the intention to extend / make permanent
  • Closing Date: 30 June 2021 | Policy

British Orienteering is creating an exciting new role to address the increasing environmental, economic and regulatory challenges we face in securing access to the countryside for orienteering. This new position will be part-time for three days per week and can be carried out remotely or at British Orienteering’s National Office in Matlock.

You will be a knowledgeable, enthusiastic and passionate advocate for the sport of orienteering. You will have a professional understanding of the importance of access to the countryside, with relevant technical, legal and environmental knowledge, and experience of putting this knowledge into practice.

You will not be afraid to experiment and will develop new initiatives in partnership with a wide range of stakeholders, including landowners, environmental organisations, other NGBs, and voluntary and special interest groups. The role requires excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, with the aim of providing a modern, responsive and effective service delivering good quality access to the countryside for the sport including clubs and associations.

This is a demanding, varied and rewarding role. If you are committed to the positive benefits of sport and access to the outdoors, as well as to promoting sustainable and responsible use of the countryside, we would like to hear from you.

To apply, please request an Information Pack from deadline for applications is midnight on Wednesday 30 June 2021. 

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