Postie's Path © Richard Williams
Postie’s Path © Richard Williams

A new CALLP initiative, called the Coigach and Assynt Heritage Signage Project, is just about to start, and project leads Coigach Community Development Company and Historic Assynt are looking for a researcher to join the team to:

  • Investigate and agree with the project coordinators sites for signposts, interpretation panels and plinths on a new Heritage Trail route through Coigach and Assynt, in consultation with community groups and the wider community
  • Identify land ownership and agree with the project coordinators appropriate locations for potential placement of signage for approval by landowners, including seeking planning permission where necessary
  • Work with project coordinators to collate information about each agreed site for inclusion on the leaflet, panels and website pages
  • Collaborate with project coordinators on working up a detailed brief for a graphic designer for the Heritage Trail leaflet, interpretation panels and signposting.

You will…

  • Have proven experience of working on similar projects
  • Be a confident communicator, with the ability to listen and work with others
  • Have an extensive knowledge and understanding of Coigach and Assynt
  • Have an interest in the histories of people and landscapes
  • Be diligent and meticulous
  • Have the ability to work on your own initiative and to work to deadlines
  • Have an understanding of the wider CALLP project and of its vision
  • Have access to your own transport
  • Be confident using video-conferencing applications
  • Enjoy the great outdoors and photography.

A fee of £3000 (inclusive of VAT if applicable) has been allocated for this contract.

Interested? Please email Ann Marie info@coigachcommunity.org.uk for further information and details about how to apply. You can also download the Heritage Signage Project brief.

The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 22 November 2020

Coigach & Assynt Living Landscape

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