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RSPB: Project Manager - Nature Friendly Farmers Network
Salary: £25,463 to £27,585
Closing Date: 08 December

RSPB seek a confident individual with a passion for people and wildlife. An excellent communicator you will be able to build relationships and manage communication across a geographically dispersed project team.
Ideally an experienced project manager, you will have a good track-record in getting things done on time, be able to identify and realise new opportunities and be comfortable in making decisions. You will be skilled in organising yourself and have some experience of fundraising.

RSPB: Face to Face Membership Recruiter
Salary: £17,276 to £18,715
Closing Date: 11 December

RSPB are offering an opportunity to be part of their passionate and dedicated team, working to grow financial and moral support for the RSPB through membership recruitment.
You will work face to face with the public, mainly across the East Central Belt of Scotland, attending a range of venues and events, big and small.
The goal for you as part of their dynamic team, is to raise vital support by securing new RSPB members.

RSPB: Senior Policy Officer
Salary: £29,507 to £31,966
Closing Date: 11 December

RSPB are looking for an enthusiastic and skilled advocate in the Wales Conservation team, who will be a passionate and effective champion for the change nature needs.
You will have an initial focus on spatial planning and the sustainable management of natural resources, in particular leading RSPB Cymru’s input to the development of Area Statements under the Environment (Wales) Act, and key policy and plans – including the National Development Framework – coming forward under Wales’ reformed land use planning system, as well as the Wales National Marine Plan. Ideally, you will have experience relevant to spatial planning and knowledge of sustainable development, planning and environmental management legislation in Wales. Most of all, you will understand and care about wildlife and the potential risks and opportunities arising through these key frameworks.

WWF-UK: General Counsel
Salary: £75,000
Closing date: 12 December

The succesfful applicant will be responsible for providing practical and timely legal advice to the organisation, and will ensure compliance with all relevant legislation including company, charity, data protection and bribery laws, and thereby protect the brand of WWF. They will be responsible for governance and company secretarial matters (including management of the Board of Trustees and its Committees). They will also work closely with WWF's corporate, legacy and other teams in providing appropriate solutions to issues with existing and potential organisations, individuals and other WWF entities. The successful applicant will be Company Secretary and oversee the activities of Legal & Governance, Compliance and Internal Audit. As a key member of the Operations Department leadership team, WWF will look to General Counsel to role model new ways of working for the department.

IFAW: Animal Rescue Program Officer
Salary: €47,731 to €63,000
Closing Date: 15 December

Under the guidance of the Regional Director of the EU and in collaboration with AR Program Director and Managers, IFAW seek a Program Officer who will be responsible for the implementation and monitoring of IFAW Animal Rescue projects and initiatives in accordance with the IFAW strategic plan. Specific activities will include the development of disaster preparedness initiatives in Europe and disaster response both in Europe and worldwide in conjunction with the Disaster Response (DR) Manager, examination of potential Wildlife Rescue work associated with live animals seized in trade in conjunction with the Wildlife Rescue (WR) Manager, and the identification of potential opportunities for engagement in marine mammal issues through the Marine Mammal Rescue and Research (MMRR) Manager, and related project management as assigned.

RSPB: Conservation Advisor - Turtle Dove (Kent)
Salary: £25,463 to £27,585
Closing Date: 16 December

RSPB are looking for a dynamic, passionate and committed individual to deliver an important and exciting programme of work to protect, conserve, improve, restore and create important habitats for Turtle Doves in the UK.
Working as part of the Operation Turtle Dove project team, you will provide land management advice to farmers, landowners and other advisors; record delivery towards set targets; and liaise with partners to ensure effective conservation delivery. All applicants should have a good understanding of farmland bird ecology – specifically the lifecycle of turtle doves, agri-environment schemes and UK agricultural and associated land management practices. You will need to be a determined and enthusiastic individual with excellent communication skills. This varied and interesting post will involve on-site working throughout the South East. A full driving licence is essential.

RSPB: Senior Policy Officer - Brexit
Salary: £29,507 to £31,966
Closing Date: 19 December

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the RSPB group leading the development and co-ordination of the RSPB's policy and advocacy strategy to influence the Brexit negotiation and associated domestic policy choices. The successful candidate must be able to provide leadership within the RSPB, and with coalition partners in the EU and across the UK, on advocacy to achieve challenging objectives on the Brexit negotiation and associated legislative and policy processes (including in the devolved countries). You must be able to demonstrate excellent advocacy skills, based on highly developed policy and political judgement, strategic thinking and broad understanding of the policy and political issues facing nature conservation. Experience of working closely with partners in the EU and across the four countries of the UK would also be valuable. It is anticipated that this post will be focused on Brexit for at least the next two years, but you will need a willingness and ability to shift to work on a potentially wide range of policy areas in the future as priorities change.

European Environmental Bureau: Communications Manager
Salary: competitive, coupled with various benefits
Closing Date: 02 January

EEB seek a committed communications expert with a passion for the environment to lead their communications team.
Work will include:
- Managing the communications team
- Drafting, editing and delivering press releases, blogs, opinion pieces for national and international media
- Coordinating publications: layout, contact with printers and distribution
- Developing ideas and communication tools to strengthen membership engagement and improve the EEB’s visibility at national level in close cooperation with the Membership Coordinator
- Maintaining good relations with media contacts in and beyond Brussels and updating the media database
- Contributing to further developing the EEB’s communication strategy
The successful candidate will have at least five years experience in communications or journalism, a high level of written and spoken English and experience of managing a team.

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