October 2013 Snippets Welcome to ‘snippets’, where we showcase the photographs, short stories, feedback and quick news that we receive each month. Snippets is updated monthly and you just need to use the arrow keys on your keypad to scroll between the pages. To add to snippets, please email your photo/message to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Experience in Excel? Does this sound like the kind of skills you have? Intrigued about being part of the project? • We’re looking for someone who is an expert in using Microsoft Excel, who can set up a bespoke macro for us. • We currently use an external system to host our survey, but we want to start using Survey Monkey. • We need someone who can design a macro which will convert the downloaded data from Survey Monkey into a useable format, and will auto-analyse some of they key data elements. • This is a one off project initially to get it set up and running, but it would be great if you were happy to stay in touch with us, and provide any ad-hoc support with the macro after that. The team in the south west are looking for people who have an in-depth understanding of Microsoft Excel, and who are able to build complex macros. Access to a computer for email and internet use is essential. The ability to work independently is a must. Simply get in touch with Hannah Jefferson (email@example.com to find out more…
Christmas is Coming! How do you celebrate Christmas with visitors at your property or place? We’d love to share stories and photos from Christmas events, so drop us a line on the Have Your Say page and we’ll be back in touch! Ps we’d love to hear any stories of Christmas parties too!
Inside NT… A new 20-part series starts on ITV on Sunday 6 October, following the staff and volunteers behind six of our places. Starting Sunday 6 October at 12.25pm on ITV, journalist Michael Buerk will rediscover some of Britain's best loved landscapes, uncover hidden secrets and meet the people behind the scenes of the National Trust in a new 20 part series on ITV. The documentary series showcases six very diverse places, from the wildlife on the Farne Islands and the Lake District, to Georgian life at Wordsworth House and Garden, an insight into the Victorians at Cragside, life on a working estate at Wimpole and introduces the Strickland family who have lived at Sizergh in Cumbria for 700 years.
Our team in the South West are looking for help! • Are you or do you know anyone who… • Is an experienced professional who has delivered training/ facilitation during your career and would like to use your/their skills within a high profile national charity • Is looking to develop training skills to help with future employment and CV • Is interested in finding new ways to contribute to the training and development of staff and volunteers within the Trust This role will suit people who… Are passionate about people development; have a good grounding in designing and delivering effective and enjoyable training sessions; are effective organisers and planners; have great presentation and facilitation skills; are enthusiastic, confident communicators; have good IT skills; are willing to learn; have the ability to work effectively with a team and independently; have an understanding of the motivations and needs of volunteers; are enthusiastic about the National Trust and what it is trying to achieve. Want to know more… Simply contact Jacky Cox on 07788 300690 or firstname.lastname@example.org