Since 1992 Buckingham Canal Society have been working on sites along the Old Stratford and Buckingham arms of the Grand Union Canal which they eventually hope to see re-opened breathing new life, recreational opportunities and environment friendly business to the area.
They are currently in need of a Publicity Officer to promote the canal restoration work including preparation and distribution of appropriate periodic press releases to an agreed list of publicity targets. The role will also include expanding on this list and building relationships with publicity organisations. Current partners working with the restoration include Buckinghamshire County Council, Inland Waterways Association, British Waterways, Aylesbury Vale District Council and Buckingham Town Council.
For this role good communication skills, both written and verbal are essential along with ability to organise and work as part of a team delivering to deadlines. Knowledge and understanding of waterways would be ideal but not essential.
Working from your own home, and with the exception of occasional meetings in the Buckingham/Milton Keynes area, this is a role which can be flexible to suit the volunteers days/times.; Volunteers are needed who have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and be god at organising.