Port Sunlight Village Trust
Full Time 12 month temporary contract
From December 2015
Salary circa £22k depending on experience
Port Sunlight Village Trust is dedicated to the conservation and celebration of the extraordinary village of Port Sunlight. With ownership of most of the principal buildings, one-third of the cottages, all of the visible landscape, and restrictive covenants in force with all home owners, the Trust has a major role in securing the future of the village.
We wish to recruit an experienced Conservation Adviser to provide maternity cover for a recently established post. The successful candidate will work with the local planning authority, Historic England, village residents, contractors, and colleagues in the Trust’s Estates and Heritage departments to continue to protect the built heritage of Port Sunlight.
Under the supervision of the Heritage Manager, the job is to maintain and monitor information on the state of the architectural heritage of Port Sunlight and to share the data with relevant parties. You will provide a comprehensive support service to home owners and deliver hands-on workshops to help them care for their buildings. You will also assist in the implementation of initiatives to prevent additional erosion of architectural heritage in the Port Sunlight Conservation Area.
You will have a relevant degree in building conservation, architecture or planning and demonstrable experience in the field. You will need to have a keen interest in Port Sunlight, ability for problem solving and be able to show excellent interpersonal, negotiating and written communication skills. We are looking for a self-starter who wants to make a difference and who has the relevant experience and skills.
For an application pack, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0151 644 4800. Please note CVs will not be accepted. For an informal conversation about the role contact Katherine Lynch, Heritage Manager email@example.com 0151 644 4816. More information about Port Sunlight Village Trust is available on our website portsunlightvillage.com
The closing date for completed application forms is 10am on Friday 23rd October 2015. Interviews are likely to be held during week commencing 26th October 2015. For further information see Conservation Adviser Application Information October 2015.