Nature-based Solutions Manager

Closing date:
Salary: £30,000 pro-rata
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Flexible
Location: Somerset Wildlife Trust, 34 Wellington Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5AW
With the increasing awareness and challenge of the ecological and climate change emergencies now is a critical but exciting time to join Somerset Wildlife Trust. As Nature Based Solutions Manager you will be at the heart of supporting the delivery of our Wilder Somerset 2030 Strategy; a new and bold 10-year plan to tackle these major issues.

Contact details

If this sounds like the role for you, please apply by completing the Somerset Wildlife Trust Application Form.  Return this to us at recruitment@somersetwildlife.org together with a covering letter highlighting how you match the knowledge, experience, and skill requirements of the role.

4 or 5 day a week working pattern, 30 or 37.5 hours a week

£30,000 pro-rata, based remotely with some office working and requirement to travel around the County

Somerset Wildlife Trust is a local independent charity and the only organisation uniquely focused on improving the natural environment of Somerset for the benefit of wildlife and people, and one of 46 Wildlife Trusts across Britain which collectively form the Wildlife Trusts.

We champion Somerset’s stunning, diverse, and important natural environment, making the case for nature to the public and politicians. We protect wildlife and lead the recovery of the environment by example, including on our nature reserves. 

With the increasing awareness and challenge of the ecological and climate change emergencies now is a critical but exciting time to join the Wildlife Trust.  As Nature Based Solutions Manager you will be at the heart of supporting the delivery of our Wilder Somerset 2030 Strategy; a new and bold 10-year plan to tackle these major issues.

You will be at the forefront of our new approach for natures recovery; working with a variety of partners, communities and stakeholders on projects that promote and encourage nature to help store more carbon, absorb more water during extreme flood events and allowing species populations to recover, grow and move across our landscapes.

Closing date: Midday Monday 5th July 2021

Interviews: Week commencing 12th July 2021 via Zoom

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