Communities & Heritage Sites Coordinator
Do you have a knowledge and passion for Lincolnshire’s heritage and history?
We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join our Charity as a Communities & Heritage Sites Coordinator. You will play a key role in engaging with the local community, managing our heritage sites including those at Holbeach, Old Bolingbroke and Tattershall ensuring their continued care and preservation. This position offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the promotion and protection of Lincolnshire’s rich heritage.
- Community Engagement:
– Build and maintain strong relationships with the local communities, including residents, businesses, schools, and other community organisations.
– Organise and coordinate community events, workshops, and learning programs to raise awareness and appreciation for our heritage sites.
– Collaborate with community stakeholders to develop partnerships, secure funding, and support community-led initiatives related to heritage preservation.
- Site Management and Maintenance:
– Oversee the day-to-day operations and management of our heritage sites, ensuring they are well-maintained, safe, and accessible to visitors.
– Develop and implement site management plans, including maintenance schedules, security measures, and risk assessments.
– Coordinate with volunteers, contractors, and external partners to ensure effective site maintenance, repairs, and improvements.
- Interpretation and Visitor Experience:
– Develop engaging interpretive materials, such as signage, exhibits, and audiovisual content, to enhance the visitor experience at our heritage sites.
– Recruit, train and supervise staff and volunteers in delivering high-quality guided tours, educational programs, and interactive experiences for visitors.
– Monitor visitor feedback and implement improvements to ensure a memorable and educational experience for all visitors.
- Documentation and Research:
– Conduct research on the historical and cultural significance of our heritage sites, contributing to the organisation’s knowledge base and interpretation efforts.
– Maintain accurate records and documentation related to the heritage sites, including archives, photographs, and historical documents.
– Contribute to the development of educational resources, publications, and online content that showcase the heritage sites and their stories.
– Qualification in History, Heritage Management, Cultural Studies, or a related field. Relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
– Knowledge and passion for Lincolnshire’s heritage and history.
– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to engage with diverse community members.
– Strong organisational and project management abilities to manage multiple tasks and deadlines effectively.
– Experience in site management, event coordination, or community engagement is preferred.
– Proficiency in using digital tools, social media, and content management systems.
– Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and public holidays as required by events and site operations.
– Use of own car for which mileage and an essential car user allowance will be paid.
Salary Range £22,000 to 25,000 (plus essential car user allowance)
Join our dedicated team and make a significant contribution to preserving and promoting Lincolnshire’s rich heritage for future generations.
Closing Date: Friday 25th August.