Somerset Wildlife Trust

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Somerset Climate Change Adaptation Officer 

Based at Callow Rock Offices. 
Full-time, 37.5 hours per week - £23,691 - £25,750 per year


Are you passionate about Somerset, Climate Change and working with the whole community to plan a positive climate ready future for the county? Do you want to be a key part of a ground-breaking new project to identify nature-based solutions to a changing climate? Are you a natural organiser and consensus builder with excellent networking and communication skills ready to join an innovative partnership to make change happen?

Somerset Wildlife Trust is looking for an innovative, self-motivated and committed individual to get fully immersed in an exciting new role to help deliver the EU funded ‘Climate Adaptation through Co-Creation’ project. A key aspect of this role will be the ability to work across a wide cross-section of the community; so honed partnership working skills combined with the ability to communicate sometimes technical detail to a varied audience is essential.

The successful candidate will be involved in shaping the Co-Create project from its inception: developing and delivering workshops, one to one engagement and larger public events to develop climate change pathways in Somerset. They will also assist in the development of a positive vision for the delivery of natural capital based solutions to managing internationally important wetlands.

You will be a passionate advocate for tackling climate change, have an interest in Somerset, its wildlife and environment and be a real people-person full of motivation and a desire to make your mark on this exciting project.


How to apply

All applications comprising your covering letter (no more than 3 pages) and your completed application form, must be received at by 5pm Wednesday 20th March 2019.

Interview date: The interviews with take place on Thursday 28th March 2019 in our Callow office

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