Job Opportunity: Fishing Animateur (full-time, no fishing experience required) with Cornwall Rural Community Council (application deadline: 16 December 2022)

Cornwall Rural Community Council (CRCC) is currently seeking to recruit a Fishing Animateur to work within the fishing industry, although no fishing experience is required for the post, which comes with significant training and an opportunity to travel.

The deadline for applications is midday (12 noon) on Friday 16th December 2022. Please forward details to anyone in your networks who may be interested in finding out more or applying. Many thanks to Rob Poole FRGS FRSA, Fishing Animateur with CRCC, for sending in details.

The job advertisement reads:


o 35 hours per weeks.
o £24,000 per annum.
o Fixed term contract for 12 months (with extension subject to funding).
o Based in Newlyn, West Cornwall.

“Cornwall Rural Community Charity (CRCC) is a well established Cornish charity providing a range of services across the county supporting people and communities in need.

Do you enjoy helping people and building ideas to real projects?

“We are looking for a new Fishing Animateur to join our team. This post is based at our site in Newlyn but with the expectation of also working out of our Penzance or Looe sites, or our main office in Redruth, and occasional travel around the UK coast.

What is an Animateur?  Someone who encourages and supports people to make their ideas a reality. In this role, you will help our management team to develop projects and support them with the evidence needed to make well researched applications for funding which meets the needs and request of our communities.  Though you need not be an expert in data presentation, social return on investment or excel, a willingness to learn and shape ideas is vital. You will work alongside a small team of specialist animateurs. You need no fishing knowledge!

“It will be your job to help people through the steps to make an idea a reality.  You will develop applications by finding quotes, gathering business details and inputting this information into a business plan and application. You will use the knowledge you grow from project work to share ideas and support others.

“We are looking for someone educated to a degree level in any field.  We would like you to have good written skills and strong spreadsheet skills. We actively support diversity in the work place and encourage everyone who meets our criteria to apply.

“We encourage all staff to undertake training and we will teach you all you need to know to deliver the job.

“For an informal chat about this post, please contact Imogen Smith-Devey (Senior Fishing Animateur) on 07534 580450.  See the recruitment page of our website for further details, including a Role Profile, and how apply. We regret CVs cannot be accepted.  Application forms should be sent to”

o Closing date: 12:00 noon on Friday 16 December 2022.
o Interviews: 10-13 January 2023 in Newlyn.”

CRCC is committed to the principles of equal opportunity and welcomes diversity.
Charity Reg No 1087550.
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