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Title  

Project Coordinator Intern

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Nature Conservation (Terrestrial Ecology)
Location   England (London & Greater)
Town/City   Shoreditch
Type   Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status   Full Time
Level   Voluntary & Interns
Deadline   06/01/2018
Company Name   Frontier - The Society for Environmental Exploration
Contact Name  
Telephone   0207 613 2520
Fax   0207 613 2992
Email   staff@frontier.ac.uk
Website   Further Details / Applications
Directory Entry : Frontier was established in 1989 as a non-profit conservation and development non-governmental organisation (NGO) dedicated to safeguarding biodiversity and ecosystem integrity and building sustainable livelihoods.
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Description  
GENERAL OUTLINE OF THE ROLE
To assist the Volunteer Coordinator and Partner Projects Manager with the following:
- Providing information about projects, expeditions, fundraising, medical and safety issues, insurance, kit requirements, travel arrangements, and cultural issues for all volunteers;
- Developing positive relationships for Frontier through mailings, advertising, public relations, listings and the website
- Working closely with the Partner Projects Manager to help develop new and exciting conservation and research projects globally
- Help with coordinating, planning and implementing the briefing and training weekends for volunteers;
- Continually review and maintain effective marketing literature and project specific information through project feedback from the field.

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
To assist the Volunteer Co-ordinator and Partner Projects Manager with the following:
- To advise on international travel arrangements and other pre-departure queries for the volunteers;
- To help co-ordinate the quarterly deployment of all volunteers and expedition equipment;
- To manage the administration and sale of expedition kit for volunteers;
- To assist with the quarterly briefing and training weekends, including the recruitment of ex-volunteers and staff, production of briefing material, and organising the food, accommodation and briefing rooms;
- To be responsible for the continual improvement of Frontier’s photographic library;
- To provide information to country HQs overseas as and when necessary;
- To develop the debriefing process for ex-volunteers;
- To maintain databases for former volunteers, media contacts, production contacts, schools and universities, and counterpart organisations;
- To arrange mailings to schools and universities, and respond to their queries;
- To attend fairs and events, promoting Frontier to potential volunteers;
- To ensure that listing information in relevant publications and websites is current;
- To assist with advertising, press relations and website maintenance;
- To develop and co-ordinate the recruitment sessions, including organising presentation material, recruiting staff to assist;
- To send out information packs, answer general enquiries from prospective volunteers and monitor enquiry and application numbers;
- To run the administrative side of the office, including ensuring sufficient stationery and information pack supplies;
- To maintain health and safety standards;
- Any other task which the Managing Director requests.
- To assist with volunteer recruitment by attending careers fairs and giving presentations as required by the Events and Outreach Co-ordinator.
6 months, minimum of 4 days a week, 10:00 – 17:30 with possibility of extension.
Travel allowance available.
Non – salaried position. Subsidised 10-week overseas placement on a Frontier research programme (excluding return flights, visas, insurance, and dive- training) on successful completion.
 
For more information, such as requirments, please visit https://frontier.ac.uk/Recruit/ViewJob.aspx?job=7
Please send us a CV and a Cover letter expalining your suitbaility for the role.
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