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Member Vacancies

Friends of the Earth: Brexit Policy Adviser Salary: £32,630 - £37,365
Location: London
Closing date: 13 May
Friends of the Earth are looking for a Brexit Policy Adviser to join our team to ensure that Brexit doesn’t threaten our environment, and help to make the case for high standards and effective legal protections for nature and our climate after the UK leaves Europe.

Friends of the Earth: Campaign Activism Adviser
£24,380 - £32,630
Location: London
Closing date: 13 May

The Campaign Activism team shape and deliver FOE's priority campaigns to ensure that they are always growing and deepening their activist network and putting people power at the heart of everything they do.

As Campaign Activism Adviser, you’ll ensure there are varied involvement opportunities for activists on FOE's campaigns, whilst also trialling new ways of mobilising and bringing people together to take action locally, nationally and internationally.

Buglife: Head of Human Resources and Organisational Development Salary: £45,000 - £47,00 pro rata
Location: Peterborough
Closing date: 14 May
Buglife is the only charity in the UK and the EU working to conserve bees, bugs, beetles and in fact all animals without a backbone. They are a cutting edge conservation organisation leading new work in the UK, EU and further afield. They are looking for a part-time Head of Human Resources & Organisational Development to help to manage the charity.

Buglife has thirty staff members spread across the UK and runs some of the nation’s biggest bee and pollinator conservation projects, they are also active in the field of freshwater conservation and look after the bugs everywhere in the UK and abroad.

The role spans all the bases of managing HR in a medium sized charity. You will be a key aide to the CEO, constantly adjusting for smooth running and coordinating organisational restructuring when needed. At the same time you will be responsible for supporting and guiding passionate and dedicated managers and for giving all staff and volunteers access to high quality HR support and development.

Butterfly Conservation: Policy Coordinator (Part-time)
£24,307 - £28,083 pa pro rata
Location: Dorset
Closing date: 16 May

Butterfly Conservation has a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic policy officer to use our evidence-base and expertise to deliver positive policy outcomes for butterflies and moths across the UK.

Through internal fora and externally with the country Links you will help develop policy responses and help staff, branches and volunteers promote those policies. The policy areas will focus on land management and biodiversity.

The Vincent Wildlife Trust: Trustee
The Vincent Wildlife Trust is a charity that has been at the forefront of techniques for wildlife conservation for over 40 years. Our specific niche is the smaller native mammals providing scientifically sound, practical solutions to conservation problems. Our work to date, has focused on the needs of British and Irish mammals, mostly mustelids (the weasel family) and the rarer bats.
Due to the upcoming retirement of a long-standing trustee, a vacancy has arisen on the Board. We need someone to complement the skills and experiences of the existing trustees and move the VWT through a new period of growth. The Vincent Wildlife Trusts are looking for a person who is enthusiastic and knowledgeable about species conservation, especially those at risk in Europe, perhaps someone who is developing their career in this sector. Preference will be given to those who are developing their network or already have good connections, can bring new perspectives and navigate the Trust through the challenges ahead.

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