Rusland Horizons Heritage Skills Course Coordinator

Please see Terms in job description.

Would you like to play a key role in supporting local traditional skills and restoring the unique wooded landscape of a wonderful part of south Lakeland?

We are looking for an experienced freelance coordinator to deliver the second year of our Skills and Swills project.  Working closely with partners and local stakeholders you will coordinate a twelve month programme of courses to encourage and support traditional crafts and sustainable land management.

Rusland Horizons is one of the first community-led Landscape Partnership Schemes to be funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.  Between 2016 and 2019 we are carrying out a range of projects to revive traditional skills, and to learn about, enhance and enjoy the heritage, habitats and wildlife of this quiet and very special place.


Freelance part time contract for the services specified will run from late May 2017 to late August 2018.  The budget for the coordinators fees and expenses is £4,000 – 6,000, excluding VAT.

Information pack including Contractor Brief

Contractor Brief

Equality of opportunity

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applicants from all sectors of society. If you are an applicant with disabilities who meets the essential requirements of the job, we will interview you.

Key dates

  • Closing date for applications is: Friday 5 May 2017 12:00pm
  • Interviews will be held at Rusland Horizons Office, Lane Ends, Haverthwaite, LA12 8AB on Thursday 18 May 2017

Next steps

Please download and read the Contractor Brief then email your quotation to

Alternatively, you can post it to:

Marian Jones

Rusland Horizons Scheme Manager

National Park Southern Office


Lane Ends


LA12 8AB