Outdoor Recreation Network – Secretariat

Client: Outdoor Recreation Network

The Challenge

To provide secretariat services to the Outdoor Recreation Network – a UK and Ireland wide network of public and non-governmental organisations concerned with the sharing and promotion of good policy and practice in outdoor recreation and related fields such as tourism and health.

The Role


  • organise a minimum of 2 network meetings a year, including associated seminars open to supporters.
  • collate the information from these meetings and disseminate via an e-newsletter
  • organise and minute meetings of the ORN Executive
  • invoice members for the annual fee and provide audited accounts to show that all funds have been received and used appropriately
  • collate and disseminate member organisations updates at least twice per annum.
  • organise an annual conference, collate the presentations and disseminate via an e-newsletter
  • maintain and manage the ORN website
  • manage the publication of an annual journal – currently available as an e-version. The journal is edited by one of the ORN members.
  • maintain a members and supporters database
  • manage and report on the financial performance of the Network
  • promote the network and build its member and support base.
  • maintain ORN assets such as a laptop and promotional material
  • secure the ORN archive which is over 40 years old