Jan 4, 2018

SMILE Job Opportunity

The post of SMILE Project Officer, based at Solway Firth Partnership in Dumfries, is now being advertised. 



£25,750 (Full time 35 hrs/week)

FTA: Until 31/12/20

Base: Dumfries

Solway Firth Partnership is seeking applications for the new post of Project Officer for the SMILE (Solway Marine Information Learning Education) Project.  The Project Officer will be an enthusiastic, positive and self-motivated person who will deliver the three year SMILE project, developing and using novel methodology for engaging with the public / local communities / sectoral groups around the Solway to both raise awareness of marine planning and to gather local knowledge and information on sectors within the Solway.  The successful candidate will have a relevant degree (or equivalent qualifications) and appropriate experience in a related field; a wide understanding of Dumfries and Galloway’s coastal/marine stakeholders; excellent organisational and communication skills; good IT skills; experience of using social media to engage with the public; and a flexible and enthusiastic approach. A full driving licence with use of a vehicle is required.


This post is supported by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund through the Scottish Government and the European Union.


For further information click here or to download a Vacancy pack for this post click here.  The application form can be downloaded here


The closing date for applications is 12.00noon on Monday 22 January 2018. Interviews will be held on Monday 29 January 2018. Candidates will be informed by Thursday 25 January if they are going to be called for interview.



Solway Firth Partnership