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Woodland Trust: Project Officer
Salary: 23,000 FTE
Closing Date: 25 September

The Woodland Trust is embarking on an ambitious partnership with Defra to plant 400,000 trees into schools in 4 years as part of the Trees for Schools project. The Trust is looking for four Project Coordinators on a 4-year fixed-term basis, to help deliver the project across Central, North, South East and South West England. Reporting to the Project Manager, the post holders will manage the delivery of the project engaging Defra Free Tree eligible schools, ensuring that project targets are met by schools either planting in their own grounds or helping them to find alternative land to plant. With experience of delivering projects, monitoring progress and providing reports, the post holders will be able to build effective relationships with schools to engage with the project and plant trees. Experience of working with schools and understanding the school system would be ideal.

WWF-UK: Head of Climate and Energy Policy
Salary: 50,000
Closing Date: 25 September

WWF-UK are recruiting for an individual to lead their policy work on climate and energy. This role is key to influencing decision-makers in governments, businesses, EU and global institutions. Working closely with the Chief Advisor on Climate, the post holder will play an integral part in the team, leading the development of policy positions and successfully influencing strategies to deliver WWF goals. The successful candidate will represent WWF in high profile meetings with both internal and external contacts, maintaining a high profile of the unit’s work. WWF are looking for a committed individual with proven experience in successfully advocating environmental policy; good knowledge of UK, EU and UN political institutions; and extensive experience of working on climate change or related environmental issues.

RSPB: Nature after Minerals, Project Manager
Salary: 29,507 – 31,966
Closing Date: 26 September

RSPB are seeking a dynamic individual who understands the role that business can play in biodiversity conservation, to lead a small, highly influential team working with the UK quarrying sector, to realise the potential it has for biodiversity and associated benefits to society. The post holder will lead the Nature after Minerals Programme, a partnership led by the RSPB, with the industry and with biodiversity actors. The ideal candidate will demonstrate leadership, excellent communication skills and the ability to motivate and enthuse a range of minerals industry stakeholders.

EIA: Visual Communications Coordinator
Salary: 26,000
Closing Date: 03 October

The Environmental Investigations Agency’s communications department plays a vital role within the organisation, providing hard-hitting images and video footage for reports, website and social media. It also provides training for local NGOs, to help them use these techniques in their own campaigning. Reporting to the Head of Operations, the Visual Communications Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of activities within the Communications Department and the supply of the department’s services to the rest of the organisation. The post holder will project manage campaign communication plans and assist in training local NGOs in-country in visual documentation and editing skills as required.

ZSL: Wildlife Database Technician
Salary: 33,021
Closing Date: 09 October

The Institute of Zoology (IoZ), the research arm of the Zoological Society of London, affiliated to University College London, invites applications for a Database Technician to support IoZ’s long-term, field-based research and conservation programmes and their associated individual-based data sets. The job holder will develop further and produce effective, integrated data management systems for each long-term study. It is anticipated that these systems will ensure systematic data collection in the field, effective data streaming to (on-line where necessary) appropriate databases and the efficient dissemination of data for both scientific and conservation purposes to project partners and the wider scientific and conservation communities. This is a unique opportunity to participate in some of the most detailed long-term mammal and bird studies in the world and make a significant contribution to their future continuity.

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