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</o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--></head><body lang=EN-GB link=blue vlink=purple><div class=WordSection1><p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>RESEARCH ASSISTANT/INTERN COORDINATOR IN CARDIGAN BAY 2014<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoBodyText align=left style='text-align:left'><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif";font-weight:normal'>This position is responsible for assisting the Monitoring Officer in the running of the <i>“<a href="http://www.seawatchfoundation.org.uk/cardigan-bay-monitoring-project/">Cardigan Bay Monitoring Project</a>”</i> and coordinating the project interns. The project is based in New Quay, West Wales, and takes care of the conservation management of the bottlenose dolphin, harbour porpoise and grey seal populations of Cardigan Bay, monitoring their abundance, distribution, reproductive success and population structure using a combination of vessel-based, land-based, photo-identification and acoustic surveys.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoBodyText align=left style='text-align:left'><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif";font-weight:normal'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Start Date: April 11th 2014      End Date: October 26th 2014<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoBodyText align=left style='text-align:left'><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:6.0pt'><b><u><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p><ul style='margin-top:0cm' type=disc><li class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:6.0pt;mso-list:l4 level1 lfo1'><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Coordinate between the Monitoring Officer/Sightings Officer and the project interns – in charge of the intern shared house and the intern weekly office rota.<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:6.0pt;mso-list:l4 level1 lfo1'><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Assisting the Monitoring Officer/Sightings Officer in intern basic training of land- and boat based surveys, photo ID studies, Database entry and more.<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:6.0pt;mso-list:l4 level1 lfo1'><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Assisting the Monitoring Officer in all phases of the research.<b><u><o:p></o:p></u></b></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:6.0pt;mso-list:l4 level1 lfo1'><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Undertaking a personal research project supervised by the Monitoring Officer – research topic will be chosen according to Sea Watch Foundation requirements and applicants’ interests.<o:p></o:p></span></li></ul><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:6.0pt'><b><u><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Requirements:<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif";color:black'>The successful applicant is expected to have a BSc degree (or higher) in biology, marine biology, zoology, chemistry, or related field and able to demonstrate previous experience in marine mammal research. A strong interest and knowledge of British cetaceans and boating experience are beneficial.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif";color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><pre><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif";color:black'>The applicant must be proficient with database and word processing software and be willing to learn new software applications. Specific experience in Access and/or GIS would be advantageous.</span><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'> </span><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'><o:p></o:p></span></pre><pre><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></pre><pre><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif";color:black'>The preferred candidate should have a proven track record as a team player as the project will involve working closely with other researchers but also must be able to supervise small groups of people as they will be coordinating at least 6 interns. They must also be self-motivated with the drive and determination to work independently and responsibly. This post brings the opportunity to submit work for scientific publication.<o:p></o:p></span></pre><pre><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif";color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></pre><pre><b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif";color:black'>This position is unpaid but accommodation expenses will be covered. <o:p></o:p></span></b></pre><p class=MsoBodyText2 align=left style='text-align:left'><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif";color:black'>To apply:<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Please fill in an ‘application form’ which can be downloaded from our website by following <a href="http://www.seawatchfoundation.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/SWF_RA_application_form.doc">this link</a> and email to Daphna Feingold daphna.feingold@seawatchfoundation.org.uk<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif";color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif";color:black'>Deadline: 2nd January 2014</span></b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif";color:black'>.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif";color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif";color:black'>Please specify RESEARCH ASSISTANT/INTERN COORDINATOR into your subject title.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif";color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif";color:black'>Applicants will be notified of the outcomes by the 2nd February 2014.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif";color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoTitle><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>RESEARCH INTERN Opportunity in Cardigan Bay for 2014<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoBodyText2><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Interns are invited to assist the Sea Watch Foundation (<a href="http://www.seawatchfoundation.org.uk/">www.seawatchfoundation.org.uk</a>) with the running of the “<a href="http://www.seawatchfoundation.org.uk/cardigan-bay-monitoring-project/">Cardigan Bay Monitoring Project</a>”. The project is based in New Quay, West Wales, and supports the conservation management of the bottlenose dolphin, harbour porpoise and grey seal populations of Cardigan Bay, monitoring their abundance, distribution, reproductive success and population structure using a combination of vessel-based, land-based and acoustic surveys. Sea Watch has been monitoring these populations on behalf of the Welsh government (through funding provided by the Countryside Council for Wales, now called Natural Resources Wales) for over a decade. Cardigan Bay contains Britain’s largest coastal population of bottlenose dolphins, for which two special areas of conservation have been established under the EU Habitats Directive.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Interns will help the Cardigan Bay Monitoring Officer and the Sightings Officer by taking part in the following tasks:<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='mso-fareast-language:EN-GB'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt;text-align:justify;text-indent:-36.0pt;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo2'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>                     </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Land-based surveys<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:18.0pt;text-align:justify;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo2'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Boat-based surveys <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt;text-align:justify;text-indent:-36.0pt;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo2'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>                     </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Photo-identification studies<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt;text-align:justify;text-indent:-36.0pt;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo2'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>                     </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Database entry<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt;text-align:justify;text-indent:-36.0pt;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo2'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>                     </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Awareness raising<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt;text-align:justify;text-indent:-36.0pt;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo2'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>                     </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Education initiatives<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt;text-align:justify;text-indent:-36.0pt;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo2'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>                     </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Acoustic data collection<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:18.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo2'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Assistance with and participation in training courses and public talks.<o:p></o:p></span></p><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif";mso-fareast-language:EN-US'><br clear=all style='page-break-before:always'></span><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Interns are required from mid April until mid October 2014. The research season is split into four separate periods of 7 weeks each (the first period will consist of 6 weeks). <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><u><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Preference will be given to those applying for more than one period, including the whole 6-month field season.<o:p></o:p></span></u></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Interns will be based in New Quay, Ceredigion, West Wales. Accommodation is provided through rental of a house that interns share at a rate of around 55/person’week. <span style='color:black'>Interns are responsible for their own travel, accommodation and living expenses, but it is generally quite easy to obtain part-time </span>paid work in the area if required.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Important notes for long-term applications</span></b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'> (those applying for more than two periods):<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:21.3pt;text-align:justify;text-indent:-21.3pt;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo2'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>           </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Those applying for longer periods of time will be able to take on a personal project potentially leading to a publication<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:21.3pt;text-align:justify;text-indent:-21.3pt;mso-list:l3 level1 lfo2'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>           </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Successful applicants applying for the whole 6-month research season will receive a grant from the Sea Watch Foundation covering their rent for the entire last period (7 weeks). These grants are limited to two persons.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Period dates for summer 2014:<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><u><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Period 1:</span></u></b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'> 14/04 – 25/05, <b><u>Period 2:</u></b> 26/05 – 13/7, <b><u>Period 3:</u></b> 14/07 – 31/8, <b><u>Period 4:</u></b> 01/09 – 19/10 <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Important skills/qualifications<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Essential:<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt;text-align:justify;text-indent:-36.0pt;mso-list:l5 level1 lfo3'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>                     </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>an ability to work in a meticulous and reliable manner<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt;text-align:justify;text-indent:-36.0pt;mso-list:l5 level1 lfo3'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>                     </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>strong commitment to volunteering work<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt;text-align:justify;text-indent:-36.0pt;mso-list:l5 level1 lfo3'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>                     </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>willingness to work long hours outdoors in often changeable Welsh weather<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt;text-align:justify;text-indent:-36.0pt;mso-list:l5 level1 lfo3'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>                     </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>good IT skills (Office package)<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt;text-align:justify;text-indent:-36.0pt;mso-list:l5 level1 lfo3'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>                     </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>an ability to get on well with others in a small team and in shared accommodation<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Desirable:<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt;text-align:justify;text-indent:-36.0pt;mso-list:l5 level1 lfo3'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>                     </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>a strong interest and knowledge of British cetaceans <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt;text-align:justify;text-indent:-36.0pt;mso-list:l5 level1 lfo3'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>                     </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>a background in marine biology/environmental science or similar <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt;text-align:justify;text-indent:-36.0pt;mso-list:l5 level1 lfo3'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0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undation</a> is seeking an <b>education and awareness assistant </b>for the 2014 season. This position will suit a volunteer who has a strong interest in marine conservation and recognises the importance of educating and raising awareness by involving the public.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoBodyText2><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoBodyText2><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>The assistant will be responsible in aiding the Sightings Officer with the following duties:<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoBodyText2><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoBodyText2 style='margin-left:35.0pt;text-indent:-17.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo4'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol;color:navy'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>        </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>Promoting and organising the National Whale and Dolphin Watch 2014 event (26<sup>th</sup>July to 3<sup>rd</sup> August)<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoBodyText2 style='margin-left:35.0pt;text-indent:-17.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo4'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol;color:navy'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>        </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>Participating in presentations and creating activities to take to local schools<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:35.0pt;text-indent:-17.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo4'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol;color:navy'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>        </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>Researching and writing articles<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:35.0pt;text-indent:-17.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo4'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol;color:navy'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>        </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>Creating educational/promotional materials (posters, displays, flyers) <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoBodyText2 style='margin-left:35.0pt;text-indent:-17.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo4'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol;color:navy'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>        </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>Assisting in the organisation of training courses<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:35.0pt;text-indent:-17.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo4'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol;color:navy'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>        </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>Social networking (Facebook, Twitter, website)<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:35.0pt;text-indent:-17.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo4'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol;color:navy'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>        </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>Raising Sea Watch Foundation profile within the New Quay community (organising events, manning the Sea Watch stand on the pier at weekends etc.)<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:35.0pt;text-indent:-17.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo4'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol;color:navy'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>        </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>Representing Sea Watch at public events around the UK (boat shows etc.)<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:35.0pt;text-indent:-17.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo4'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol;color:navy'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>        </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>Liaising with the Adopt a Dolphin Coordinator for the promotion of Sea Watch Foundation and Adopt a Dolphin<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoBodyText2><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>The education and awareness assistant will also have the opportunity to be involved in the field work aspects of the “<a href="http://www.seawatchfoundation.org.uk/cardigan-bay-monitoring-project/">Cardigan Bay Monitoring Project</a>” (land-based and boat-based surveys). This project manages the conservation of a resident population of bottlenose dolphins, the largest in the UK. Monitoring of harbour porpoise and grey seal populations is also part of the project.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>The field season will run from <b>April to October 2014</b> and has been split into one period of 6 weeks followed by three periods of 7 weeks. One assistant is required for each period however preference will be given to those who can stay for more than one period, including the whole seven month field season. The assistant will be based in New Quay, West Wales. Accommodation is provided at a rate of approximately 55/week in a house sharing with the research interns. <span style='color:black'>The assistant is responsible for their own travel and living expenses, but it is generally quite easy to obtain part-time </span>paid work in the area if required.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=Default><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=Default><b><span style='font-size:11.0pt'>Intern periods for summer 2014: <o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=Default><span style='font-size:11.0pt'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><u><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'>Period 1:</span></u></b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif"'> 14/04 – 25/05, <b><u>Period 2:</u></b> 26/05 – 13/7, <b><u>Period 3:</u></b> 14/07 – 31/8, <b><u>Period 4:</u></b> 01/09 – 19/10 <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>Important skills/qualifications<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>Essential:<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><ul style='margin-top:0cm' type=disc><li class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo5'><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>a strong interest in marine conservation and education<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo5'><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>confidence to interact with the public<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo5'><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>good verbal and writing skills<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo5'><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>must have initiative and bring their own ideas and personality to the position<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo5'><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>strong commitment to volunteering work<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo5'><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>an ability to work in an organised and reliable manner and to manage a variable workload<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo5'><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>an ability to get on well with others in a small team and shared accommodation<o:p></o:p></span></li></ul><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>Desirable:<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><ul style='margin-top:0cm' type=disc><li class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;mso-list:l2 level1 lfo6'><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>a background in marine biology/environmental science or similar <o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;mso-list:l2 level1 lfo6'><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>a strong interest and knowledge of British cetaceans <o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;mso-list:l2 level1 lfo6'><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>good IT skills (Office package)<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;mso-list:l2 level1 lfo6'><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>prior experience in public speaking<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;mso-list:l2 level1 lfo6'><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>prior experience in boat-based survey work <o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;mso-list:l2 level1 lfo6'><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>willingness to work long hours outdoors in often very changeable Welsh weather<o:p></o:p></span></li></ul><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoBodyText2><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>To apply:<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>Please send your CV, covering letter reporting any relevant experience you have and <b>specifying the period(s) you would prefer to volunteer for </b>and contact details of two referees,<b> </b>to Danielle Gibas (<b><u><span style='color:blue'>danielle.gibas@seawatchfoundation.org.uk</span></u></b>)<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>Deadline: 10<sup>th</sup> January 2014. <o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>Please specify EDUCATION ASSISTANT APPLICATION into your subject title.<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>Applicants will be notified of the outcomes by the 31<sup>st</sup> January 2014.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></p></div></body></html>