Join us for an opportunity of a lifetime as for the first time ever we sail the seven seas (Celtic Sea) from the North Devon mainland to the first marine reserve established in the UK, Lundy Island! Not only is this a great chance to explore the island, intertidally and subtidally, but we will also be participating in the Lundy Marine Festival 2022. Find out more:
Reports to: PMNHS Council members Remuneration: This is an unpaid, voluntary position Hours: Depending on time of year, around 2 days per month for quarterly Council meetings, assistance with Bulletin, conference organisation and fieldtrip planning.
No minimum or maximum term commitment, re-elections annually.
Porcupine is looking for an enthusiastic and driven person to support the Council in developing the Porcupine Marine Natural History Society’s objectives. This is a key opportunity to lead a progressive and ambitious Society, working with a dynamic and enthusiastic Council, and to play an important role in the future of the society. The role requires someone who is a strategic thinker and proactive leader with a passion for our seas and marine life.
This is an opportunity for the right person to:
Develop and practice leadership and management skills
Network across the UK with experts in all areas of marine natural history
Enhance communication skills across disciplines
You will need:
Knowledge of and an interest in marine natural history
Good organisational and communication skills
You don’t need:
Any specific expertise in marine biology
Previous experience of being Chair – however experience of committees will be beneficial
How to apply:
If you are interested in the role, please contact Natalie Hirst, the current Chairperson to discuss further. A more detailed description of what the role entails can be found on the website here: http://pmnhs.co.uk/honorary-chairperson-duties
Elections will take place at the Society’s AGM held as part of the Spring conference in April 2022.
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