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Posted 10 November 2023

Heritage Project Co-Ordinator

Rural Community Network wishes to recruit for the following post:

Heritage Project Co-ordinator – 35 hours per week

NJC Point 28 – £34,723

Using a community development approach, the post holder will manage and support the animation of rural community groups exploring their heritage across Northern Ireland with specific focus on engaging new audiences to heritage and culture. The post holder will oversee two skills development programmes to enable groups to embark on local projects.

The HEARTH (Helping, Engaging, & Amplifying Rural Through Heritage) Project will amplify and enhance the capacity, connections, resources and visibility of the Rural Heritage Sector.

Key activities of this role will be to:

  • Identify community and organisational needs in relation to heritage and developing targeted responses that focus on capacity and sustainability;
  • Build the skills of rural communities in heritage, community development and organisational practices through skills programmes;
  • Widen access and participation to rural heritage while developing greater awareness within the sector about diversity and diverse needs;
  • Establish a community of mentors and connectors that support and promote the development of rural heritage;
  • Create a sustainable network of community and voluntary rural heritage organisations;
  • Create connections between the established heritage infrastructure organisations (NMNI, PRONI, Churches Trust, NI Screen etc) and rural communities;
  • Inform research, policy, strategy and funding in relation to rural heritage;
  • Encourage the use of heritage traditions and creative arts.

Click here for the Application-Form – NLHF

Click here for the NLHF Info pack

Click here for the Monitoring-Questionnaire (2)


Applications must be received by 12pm on Friday 24th November 2023.

Applications received after this time will not be considered for shortlisting.

Applications can be sent to

Please note: CV’s will not be accepted.