Opportunities

Scottish Wildlife Trust Fundraising Officer

Status: Full Time, Permanent 

Location: Hybrid working – Harbourside House, Edinburgh/Home

Salary: c.£26,000 – £27,500 per annum

Closing date: 31 August 2022

The Fundraising Officer is a proactive fundraising role sitting within the Individual Giving Team and responsible for developing new and existing ways of attracting and engaging with individual donors in support of the Scottish Wildlife Trust.
The Fundraising Officer will maintain and develop income from a range of sources including in memoriam, community fundraising and legacy gifts, whilst – in response to a changing fundraising landscape – having a strong focus on increasing income from digital campaigns.

To apply, please complete the application form and return to recruitment@scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk by the closing date.

RSPB Parliamentary Manager

Reference: AUG20227537
Contract: Permanent, 37.5 hours/week
Location: RSPB Scotland – HQ
Salary: £33,600.00 – £37,275.00 Per Annum
Benefits: Pension, Life Assurance and Annual Leave

Closing date: 23:59, Mon, 12 September 2022

Interview date: 21 September 2022
Attachments: CandidateGuidanceNotesNov21.pdf

Working closely with our policy team, you will lead our relationship with the Scottish Parliament and our political contacts, helping ensure nature’s voice is heard. Working closely with colleagues from across the RSPB and our partner organisations, you will develop our political strategy, identify political engagement opportunities and manage our presence at external events such as party conferences and parliamentary receptions.

An effective communicator, advocate and negotiator, you will have an excellent understanding of political processes in Scotland and how they impact on, and can help tackle, the nature and climate emergency.

For any queries relating to the role, please contact Aedan.Smith@rspb.org.uk.

Please visit the vacancy website for more details and to apply.

 

RSPB Scotland Rural Surveyor

Reference: AUG20229689

Contract: Permanent 37.5 hours/week

Location: Flexible in Scotland

Salary: £28,420.00 – £40,854.00 Per Annum

Benefits: Pension, Life Assurance, 26 days Annual Leave

Closing date: Monday 26 September

Interviews: w/b 4 October

You will make a professional contribution towards overcoming the conservation challenges faced in the Scottish rural environment, often using groundbreaking techniques. There are targets, objectives and budgets to meet, but you will not have the private practice requirements of time sheets, fee targets or be expected to generate new clients.

You will need to take an innovative approach to delivering conservation objectives, with a challenging but varied, interesting and rewarding work programme.  You will be encouraged to visit reserves to provide professional advice to colleagues, minimise risk and optimise financial returns for the RSPB Scotland nature reserves. You will demonstrate initiative, motivation and flair to spot income opportunities.

You will be a motivated and talented individual who understands the needs of a modern Scottish rural land holding, and has the specialist skills to advise a diverse range of individuals at all levels up to and including Country Director.

Please visit the website to apply.

For further information please contact robbin.mitchell@rspb.org.uk 

John Muir Trust Parliamentary Officer (maternity cover)

Salary: £29,000 (pro rata)

Contract: Fixed term, 6 months, 35 hours/week

Location: Hybrid working arrangements with office space in Edinburgh

Annual leave: 34 days plus two ‘wild days’ or ‘sustainable travel days’

Closing date: noon, Friday 9 September

Online interviews: week commencing 12 September

As the Parliamentary Officer you will collaborate with a team working across Scotland and the wider UK. In this role you will lead on managing relationships with MSPs, their offices and political party researchers; target communications and resources for influence; monitor and report on parliamentary business; and communicate Trust positions.

Please visit the John Muir Trust website to view the full job description and to download the application form.

Woodland Trust Head of Tree Supply

Salary: £45,000 – £50,000 Per Annum

Contract: Permanent, 37.5 hours/week

Location: Homebased

Job Category: Woodland Management

Closing Date: Sunday, 28 Aug 2022

As our Head of Tree Supply, you will lead on all aspects of end-to-end tree supply; from ensuring seed is sourced appropriately, to delivery across all our work, including those associated with agroforestry systems. You will build relationships with the nursery sector; from large scale producers supplying high volumes of trees for forestry projects, to smaller nurseries producing specialist stock.

You’ll lead within the organisation on the entire trees supply process from assessing and forecasting demand, contributing to strategic decision making, operational management and distribution, and reporting to Directors and Trustees.

Please visit the website to download the job description and apply.

Woodland Trust UK Operations Manager - Wildlife

Salary: £38,000 – £40,000 Per Annum

Contract: Permanent, 37.5 hours/week (mornings and evenings as required)

Location: Flexible

Job Category: Woodland Management

Closing Date: Sunday, 4 September 2022

 

The Woodland Trust has acquired and manages over 1,300 sites across the UK. The composition and highly fragmented nature of our estate means it is under increasing threat from numerous animal species which threaten our aims. To help us grow effectively, we require a UK lead specialising in all aspects of wildlife management. As well as our Estate, this role will also support our Outreach teams working with third parties.

The UK Operations Manager – Wildlife will lead in all aspects of wildlife management, advising, training and supporting operational staff on wildlife management. The role will lead on assessments and planning and will be the liaison point with external partners such as eNGOs, public bodies and other stakeholders. You will be the lead for the department on public and member relations as well as keeping strategic oversight of our comprehensive wildlife management datasets. 

Please visit the website to download the job description and apply.

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