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Interpretation Officer – Westmorland Dales Landscape Partnership Scheme


Starting salary: £24,353 pro rata Part Time (14 hours per week)

The Westmorland Dales is a beautiful area of Cumbria, with a rich natural and cultural heritage, lying within the Yorkshire Dales National Park. A £2.27m grant has recently been secured from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to help deliver the 4-year Westmorland Dales Landscape Partnership Scheme, for which Friends of the Lake District is the lead partner.

The Interpretation Officer will play a key role in the team. He or she will take the lead in delivering the Interpreting the Westmorland Dales project in particular, working closely with the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority, other partners, consultants, designers, and community groups. In addition they will help to ensure that interpretation is a common thread linking all the various projects together, drawing on the interpretive strategy produced during the scheme’s development phase.

The post is for a four-year period to the end of April 2023. It will be based at Tebay within the scheme area.

Closing date: Thursday 23 May 2019 9am

Please email your application to or send to Catriona James, Finance and Office Manager, at Friends of the Lake District. Please note we do not accept CVs.

Interview date: Wednesday 12 June 2019, Friends of the Lake District offices, Kendal.

See our website  for an application pack and for more information about the scheme.
For further information or an informal discussion about the post please contact David Evans or 01539 720788.