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Communications and Marketing Assistant

Salary: Starting Salary £20,997 per annum
Contract Type: Fixed Term Full Time
Contract Duration: 18 months
Working Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: East Brabourne, Ashford, United Kingdom
Closing Date: 27 June, 2021

EXPERIENCE is an exciting £23million tourism project funded by the Interreg V Channel England France Programme. Kent County Council is one of 14 partners in France and England. The project will work with businesses and partners to develop new tourism products that engage visitors in the landscape in a way that supports and enhances that landscape. 

EXPERIENCE will promote new experiential tourism products through tourism fairs, media and communication campaigns. Working closely with colleagues in a highly skilled, multi-disciplinary team of six this role will ensure that the EXPERIENCE communications work delivers the project aims and objectives for consumer, business and stakeholder audiences of the Kent Downs AONB and the North Downs Way.

You will assist the project team to efficiently and effectively deliver the activities included in the EXPERIENCE Marketing and Communications strategy and action plan. Working with external agencies, freelancers and suppliers you will coordinate and deliver requirements to facilitate Marketing, Communications and Business engagement deliverables. 

The role may involve some travel in the project pilot regions which are Brittany, Pas-de-Calais, and Compiègne in France and Norfolk, Kent, and Cornwall in the UK.

Freelance Consultant - EXPERIENCE Business Training and Resources

Kent Downs AONB/North Downs Way and Visit Kent are seeking a freelance consultant with experience with small businesses, particularly within an environmental or landscape context to deliver training and resources for the EXPERIENCE project.

Closing date: 5pm Monday 28 June
Budget: from £7,500
Contact: Rebecca Rees, Business Engagement and Tourism Manager –

Kent Downs AONB and Visit Kent are working together to help businesses develop new ‘Experiential’ tourism activities, guided by the principles of sustainable tourism and we wish to develop 3 webinars and resources based around the themes of sustainability, storytelling and diversifying into tourism. We welcome quotation submissions from individual or a partnership of consultants to help us deliver this activity.

Farmer Cluster Officer (Darent Valley)

Salary: Up to £27,800
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Flexible
Contract Duration: 12 months
Location: Tyland Barn, Sandling, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3BD, and then other sites
Closing date: Friday 25 June 2021

Our partners at Kent Wildlife Trust are seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Wilder Landscapes Team and develop new relationships with farmers and landowners in the Darent Valley, empowering them to make decisions that benefit wildlife and their long-term sustainability in the face of a rapidly changing sector.