RSPB • Ynys-hir

Tir Canol Cynnal - Engagement Officer

Employment type:  Contract
Salary:  £21,255 – £22,818 per annum

4 days/week at home

Fully flexible hours

Dog friendly

Job Description

About Role

Dedicated engagement role working in the Tir Canol team, focussing on connecting people and organisations and supporting them to participate in the Cynnal project hosted by RSPB and supported by Esmée Fairbairn.


  • Undertake agreed activities as directed to deliver the project outputs and objectives in
    accordance with the project plan.
  • Provide administrative and financial support to the project team as directed by the project officer
    or project manager.
  • Support the coordination of staff, partners, external contractors and volunteers as
    necessary to ensure that actions are delivered to agreed standards of cost, quality and
  • Produce relevant project documentation as directed by the project officer or project manager
  • Support the development and delivery of appropriate communication activities such as
    events, media interaction, briefings, talks and production of materials in association with
    communications colleagues to support the delivery of the project.
  • Organise project meetings as required.
  • Support project reviews.
  • Support the handover to ‘business as usual’ at the end of the project, by conducting any follow
    on actions as directed by the project officer or project manager.


• Educated to GCSE level or higher or equivalent.
• Some knowledge of the theory and practice of delivering a project.
• Competent IT user (e.g. MS packages, Outlook etc).
• The ability to communicate about the project passionately.
• An ability to produce clear written communications.
• Report writing.
• Ability to work well as part of a team.
• Financial reporting, including gathering information for claims.
• Organising training events and workshops or facilitated discussions and meetings.
• Experience of producing written materials, newsletters and similar project-related
• communications.
• The ability to speak Welsh is desirable, and an understanding of Welsh names and correct pronunciation is advantageous.

If you are excited about making a positive impact and connecting communities through the Tir Canol project, apply now to be part of this rewarding opportunity. We look forward to welcoming you to our dynamic team!

Additional Information

For the Welsh version of the advert, please see the attached.

This is a part-time role, working three days per week. Four-year contract - We reserve the right to
extend/make permanent at any time.

You will be part of a friendly, enthusiastic team, fostering a collaborative and supportive working
culture. There will be numerous opportunities to develop new skills and build on existing areas.

We are looking to conduct interviews for this position by the end of February 2024. For further
information, please get in touch with

As part of this application, you will be asked to provide a copy of your CV and complete a short form. If you wish to provide a cover letter with your application, please include this at the end of your CV document upload.

We are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse RSPB in which everyone feels supported, valued, and able to be their full selves. To achieve our vision of creating a world richer in nature, we need more people and more diverse people on nature’s side. People of colour and disabled people are currently underrepresented across the environment, climate, sustainability, and conservation sectors. If you identify as a person of colour and/or disabled, we are particularly interested in receiving your application. Contact us to discuss any additional support you may need to complete your application.

The RSPB is an equal opportunities employer. This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

This role is not eligible for UK Visa Sponsorship - the successful applicant must have a preexisting Right to Work in the UK to be offered an employment contract.

Before applying for this role, we recommend reading through the candidate guidance notes attached
to the top of this advert.

We reserve the right to close this advert at any time.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Shared parental leave
24 days annual leave + bank holidays
Enhanced sick pay

The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

First we assess the flexibility options RSPB provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure RSPB is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

We ask the hard questions so you don’t have to.

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