The Planning Officer is responsible for researching and delivering Friends of the Lake District’s responses to all planning matters from planning applications and local and neighbourhood plan consultations, to national policy and legislation consultations, in line with our wider policy positions.

Salary: £44,698
Hours: Full-time (35 hrs per week) with at least three days a week working from our office in Kendal.
Job share or part-time may be considered for the right candidate. 

A bit about us...

Friends of the Lake District is an influential landscape conservation charity, founded in 1934 by campaigners who believed passionately in protecting the beautiful landscapes of Cumbria, and 90 years on we remain committed to this cause. Over the next three years we'll be delivering a new strategy for the charity, based on months of careful research and consultation. As a result, we're expanding and bringing new resources into many areas of the organisation to help make us fit for the next 90 years. You'll be joining us at a great time to build on our successes and help shape our future.

What about you...

Please download a Planning Officer job pack to read more about this exciting role and who we are looking for.

We will be looking for applicants who can show that they meet the requirements needed to successfully carry out this role. You should therefore use the information in the job pack to help you draft a supporting statement to accompany your CV. This information will be used as part of the shortlisting process. If you have any questions about this role please do not hesitate to contact [email protected].

To apply

Please email your C.V. and a supporting statement to [email protected].