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Jurassic Coast Trust: Digital Administrator

Part time (10 hrs / week)
1 year initial fixed term contract
Salary £18,000 pro rata
Location: West Dorset and flexible / home working

The Jurassic Coast Trust is a small organisation with big ambitions and a significant role to play in the future safeguarding, management and support of the Dorset and East Devon World Heritage coastline, the Jurassic Coast.

Managing a World Heritage Site is a complex and important task.  Having an efficient and focused range of digital platforms, and a secure and sound back office functionality are critical in ensuring that the organisation is successful. We are also determined that our digital tools are enhanced and optimised for innovative and responsive communication to a very broad range of audiences.

To oversee this we are looking for an ambitious Digital Administrator to work with us and support the range of IT systems that the Trust uses to communicate its messages.

This role will undertake a wide range of support functions, including:

  • ensuring that the Trust’s WordPress website, is functioning well, up to date with respect to software, usability and legal compliance, optimised for search engines, and fit for purpose. provide that crucial liaison between the Trust and Third party suppliers, primarily our web development agency
  • provide administrative support in respect of management of the G-Suite tools used by the Trust,
  • support the process of web integration with a CRM, particularly in respect of Mailchimp
  • oversee IT security
  • undertake a role in Social Media communications and
  • provide web-related advice and support to the Team as appropriate and as time allows

The role requires diligence, detail and exceptional organisational skills. We are looking for someone with a calm and friendly working style, with patience and commitment to ensuring that the IT behind the Trust helps supports all of its charitable objects.

For a full description of the role please see the PDF document below:

JCT Digital Admin Role Profile April 2017

If you are interested, please send a CV and letter to outlining your experience and why you feel you are best suited to the job.

The closing date for initial expressions of interest is the end of Tuesday 25th April, with interviews scheduled for Wednesday 3rd May in Dorchester.


Project Assistant – Stepping Into Nature

(This post is within the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Team hosted by Dorset County Council).

An exciting opportunity to be involved in an ambitious project to improve older people’s health and well-being, including those with dementia, using the outdoors to deliver inclusive activities.

The Stepping Into Nature Project Assistant post will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of the Stepping Into Nature project. The project will run for three years, ending 31st March 2020, and is funded by the Big Lottery. You will be within the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) team. The role will include delivering events and promotion, assisting with activity sessions and providing admin and delivery support. Outdoor and event work will be essential, as will be the ability to participate in a variety of activities. Necessary training will be provided.

Interview Date: 15th May 2017

This post has a significant travel requirement and you are contractually required to have a vehicle (or transport deemed to be suitable by the County Council) available for use as required.

Once this post has closed, the job description and person specification will no longer be available to view.

Please note Dorset County Council does not accept CV’s in place of an application form as we require the same range of information from all our candidates.

Dorset County Council uses Generic Job Descriptions and Person Specifications and therefore the job title in the attachments may differ from the job title in the Advert.  Further specific information may be provided in a Context Statement where relevant.

Stepping Into Nature Project Assistant