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Policy and Office Volunteer
Closing date: 26 April
We are looking for a volunteer to support our small team of staff based in London, for one day per week.

Key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Internal and external meeting support
  • Report writing
  • Research
  • Contact and data management
  • Member liaison

The Policy and Office Volunteer position would be ideal for someone looking to gain experience of working within an environmental charity, with an aim to furthering their career in this exciting and varied sector. The volunteer will receive an insight into the operational aspects of our work, gain general administrative experience as well as the potential of gaining experience of working in some of the following areas of interest: policy and campaigns development, membership, communications, office and data management, and environmental policy research.

You will have a keen interest in environmental and conservation issues and a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Although the role is voluntary, an allowance will be provided for lunch and travel expenses. Up to £10 daily travel allowance plus additional £4.50 (approximate) daily lunch allowance (during full voluntary work day only). All expense claims must be accompanied by receipts.

To apply for this position, please email a covering letter and CV to: Zoe Davies

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Member Vacancies

RSPB: Regional Director - South and West Scotland
Salary: 52,395 - 56,761
Closing date: 23 April
Are you able to lead RSPB's work and give nature a home in the South of Scotland? This role provides an opportunity to represent the RSPB and be an advocate for nature conservation at all levels. RSPB are looking for an inspirational leader, able to translate high-level strategy into operational delivery. You will enjoy leading a high performing, multi-functional team, working with colleagues across the RSPB to improve the fortunes of wildlife in this RSPB Scotland region. You will also play a strategic role in the RSPB’s corporate development and with our many partners. This post requires considerable leadership and communications experience.

WWF-UK: Prospect Researcher - Corporate and Philanthropy
Salary: 26,000
Closing date: 23 April

As Prospect Researcher for the Philanthropy & Corporate Partnerships teams you will identify and research an ongoing pool of potential funders with a shared passion for conservation, and capable of giving significant support to WWF’s work. You will be responsible for developing and delivering a rolling research brief that reports on market trends and developments, and other areas of interest to the teams. You will provide research on trusts and foundations, high net worth individuals, corporates and their foundations and Boards.

WWF-UK: Philanthropy Manager
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Closing date: 23 April

The Philanthropy Manager will help develop Cases for Support, deliver an excellent stewardship programme, to build loyalty and increase the number and profile of this important donor group. You will work collaboratively with colleagues from across departments on the delivery of organisational goals and the production of inspiring fundraising applications and reports. We need a skilled Philanthropy Manager with excellent communication skills, with special attention to detail, and a good understanding of the philanthropic sector. This is an exciting time to join an ambitious and supportive team that is striving to increase income and secure vital funds for environmental projects around the world.

EIA: Wildlife Campaigner
Salary: competitive
Closing Date: 1 May

EIA has an exciting opportunity for a good communicator, with a passion for tiger and elephant conservation, to join their team as a Campaigner. EIA’s Tiger Campaign and Elephants Campaign draws on the findings of their research, investigations and analysis to advocate for a more effective law enforcement and criminal justice response to wildlife crime. EIA campaign for policy reform to end tiger ‘farming’ and close domestic markets for ivory and tiger parts.

ZSL: Senior Learning Manager (Maternity cover)
Salary: 40,768
Closing date: 3 May

ZSL is an international conservation, scientific and education charity. The ZSL Senior Learning Manager will contribute to the achievement of ZSL’s Discovery and Learning mission “to provide positive learning experiences associated with the natural world that inspire lifelong learning in, support for animals, their habitats and conservation” ZSL’s Discovery and Learning strategy covers schools and other educational institutions, community engagement, practical programmes, inclusion, social dimensions of conservation, public engagement in conservation and science, and evaluation and visitor studies.

ORCA: Marketing and Communications Officer
Salary: 20,000 - 22,500
Closing date: 4 May

ORCA is looking for a Marketing and Communications Officer to:

  • Develop and manage communications, including fundraising appeals to stakeholders via a variety of media channels
  • Maintain and strengthen relations with our members and volunteers and deliver excellent supporter services
  • Manage the ORCA membership database and expand the supporter group
  • Develop a proactive media strategy to improve communication about ORCA activity and the wider marine conservation agenda

Campaign for National Parks: Campaigns and Communications Officer
Salary: 27,258
Closing date: 7 May

CNP have a vacancy for a campaigns and communications officer to continue to develop and deliver their communications strategy and strengthen their campaigns. The successful candidate will work collaboratively to develop creative ways to inform CNP's campaigning and influencing work and secure coverage for it in the media. You will also work closely with colleagues to communicate with existing CNP supporters and seek to attract new ones.

Butterfly Conservation: Honorary Treasurer (voluntary role)
Salary: Voluntary
Closing date: 17 May

Butterfly Conservation is a leading wildlife charity working across the UK to conserve butterflies, moths and our environment.

We have an up and coming vacancy on the Board of Trustees for a new Honorary Treasurer. Along with the statutory duties of a Trustee, you will need to maintain an overview of Butterfly Conservation’s financial viability and affairs as well as ensuring proper financial records and procedures are maintained. Working with the charity’s investment managers you will closely monitor our investment activity, ensuring it complies with the legal requirements.

We are looking for candidates with financial and business planning experience including the skills to analyse proposals, interpret financial data and examine their financial consequences. Financial qualifications are desirable.

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