Coastal Officer – Tir Canol


This is an exciting opportunity. The role is fixed-term for 20 months and will deliver the
Changing Tides—a Community Guide to a Resilient Coast project funded by the Heritage Fund. You
will focus on creating a handbook for coastal adaptation based in the Dyfi Estuary but with
wider applications. This project will use a series of co-design and co-production workshops.

Please see the attached for the Welsh version of the advert.

The workshop themes include habitats and species, blue investment opportunities and models.
They will form the basis for producing a bilingual handbook on co-designed and co-produced
coastal adaptation to build the capacity and capability to understand the effects of climate
change and participate in the conversation. The role will involve communications activities
such as media interaction, briefings, talks and production of materials in association with
RSPB communications staff.

Home-based in the Dyfi Estuary or local surroundings, you will sit within the Tir Canol
team, working together and meeting regularly with each other. You will also work closely with
Tir Canol partners.

Key activities:

  • In conjunction with the project manager organise, run and facilitate the workshops
  • Collate the information from the workshops for the production of a digital handbook
  • Promotion of the handbook in the project area

What we need from you:


  • At least 5GCSE’s, or equivalent, including Maths and English
  • Some knowledge of the theory and practice of project management
  • Competent IT user (e,g, MS packages, Outlook etc)
  • Ability to communicate about the project in a passionate and credible manner
  • An ability to produce clear written communications
  • Proven time management and organisational skills
  • Welsh speaker
  • Report writing
  • Working with project teams and stakeholders
  • Proven experience delivering actions relevant to the specific project 


  • Organising training events, workshops or facilitated discussions and meetings
  • Experience of working with contractors
  • Experience of producing written materials, newsletters and similar project related
  • Experience of managing volunteers 

Additional Information

This is a fixed-term part-time role that works four days per week. The RSPB reserves the right
to extend or make this role permanent without further advertising dependent on business needs
at the end of the contract term.

We are looking to conduct interviews for this position from 13/05/24. For further information
please get in touch with [email protected] 

As part of this application process you will be asked to complete an application form including
evidence on how you meet the skills, knowledge, and experience listed above.

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 sector. 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.

The RSPB is a licenced sponsor. This role is not eligible for UK Visa Sponsorship – the
successful applicant will need to have a pre-existing Right to Work in the UK in order to be
offered an employment contract.

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