Get Cumbria Buzzing Administration and Finance Officer

Closing date:
Salary: £8,592.40 per annum (for 14 hrs per week) + 9 % pension contribution.
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Part time
Location: Gosling Sike, Houghton Road, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 0LD

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Get Cumbria Buzzing is an exciting, new project that aims to increase the number and diversity of pollinating insects such as bumblebees and hoverflies in Northwest Cumbria.

We are looking for a new staff member to provide administrative and finance support.

We are looking for a new staff member to provide administrative and finance support; including preparing and submitting funding claims, reconciling budget, procuring goods and administering expenditure, taking bookings, updating website pages and social media; and promoting the project as part of a wider National Lottery Heritage Fund and Highways England funded project.

14 hours per week. Fixed term contract to 31 March 2022. Based at our Carlisle office.

Contact details

Completed application forms should be returned with a covering letter outlining the candidate's suitability for the post, to Claire Ladell, Senior Personnel Officer, Cumbria Wildlife Trust, Plumgarths, Crook Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8LX or by email to

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard anything within 14 days of the closing date, please assume your application has not been successful.

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 29 May 2019.

Interviews will be held w/c 10 June 2019.

Any further enquiries should be directed to Tanya St. Pierre (Get Cumbria Buzzing Project Manager) of Cumbria Wildlife Trust at the above address or ring 01228 829579.

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We would like to say a massive 'thank you' to our funders:

The National Lottery Heritage Fund, Highways England, Allerdale Borough Council, Solway AONB, Cumbria Waste Management Environment Trust, and Cumbria Local Nature Partnership.

Administered by Cumbria Community Foundation, additional funders include Robin Rigg West Cumbria Fund, Fairfield Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund, Winscales Moor Community Benefit Fund, and United Utilities Legacy Fund,

Developed by Cumbria Local Nature Partnership, and delivered by Cumbria Wildlife Trust, Get Cumbria Buzzing is a partnership project that includes the following organisations:

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