Somerset Wildlife Trust

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Ecological Consultant (First Ecology)

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Are you keen to start or progress your career in ecological consultant with a company that will invest in your professional development long-term? Do you have a mature, responsible and determind work ethic, passion for wildlife and a pragmatic attitude towards land development? If so, we'd love to hear from you! 

We’re looking for someone who can work with a small team, is polite, confident, reliable and organised. You will be hardworking, a fast and enthusiastic learner and someone who is continuously aiming to increase their knowledge and perfect their skills. You will be supporting the delivery of a wide range of ecological consultancy projects across the UK and therefore commercial awareness is essential. 

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Sales Board Director (SWT (Sales) Ltd) - Voluntary

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Do you have an interest in and knowledge of environmental issues? Have you got  business development and commercial income generation experience? If so, we'd love to hear from you! 

We’re looking for someone who can work with a small team, both formally and informally, building trust and earning respect of key staff and fellow directors. You will be able to contribute and lead where required and have a genuine belief in conservation of the environment. As SWT(Sales) Ltd is a subsidiary of SWT, but operates independently, the Director should be aware of potential conflicts of interest and protect the reputation of SWT, as well as nurturing the operating independence of SWT(Sales)Ltd.

This is a voluntary role. 

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Assistant Reserves Manager - West Somerset and the Blackdowns

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Do you want to do practical estate management on nature reserves across south and west Somerset? Are you great at working independently and as part of a team? Are you happy working outside, a flexible worker and can operate a range of machinery and equipment? If this sounds like you, apply!  

We're looking for an Assistant Reserves Manager to join Somerset Wildlife Trust’s experienced team of eight dedicated and professional land managers in one of the most biodiverse counties of England. You will work across south and west Somerset on the practical estate management of a number of fantastic nature reserves as well as the implementation of reserve projects. You will be working closely with contractors and dedicated volunteers.  You should be physically fit, be willing to work flexibly and possess the necessary ‘tickets’ and/or certificates to operate a range of machinery and equipment.  You will be required to work independently and as part of a team. This will be a fantastic step on the way for someone looking to develop a great career in conservation and reserves management.

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Membership Sales - Somerset ( Permanent)

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Are you looking to take your sales ability to the next level, with excellent earning potential and varied working environments?

We're looking for people who can inspire members of the public to join Somerset Wildlife Trust and support our work.  Our teams work at a range of quality venues across Somerset (booked by our in-house team) such as shops, garden centres, county shows and events. No street fundraising.  

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Please note that under the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, all employers are required to ensure potential employees are legally permitted to work in the United Kingdom; If you are shortlisted for interview we will ask you to provide appropriate documentation.