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Director of Development, Policy and Research

Salary: £41,626 plus 5% pension
Closing date:  Friday 12 June

Do you want to lead one of the best wildlife conservation teams in the country?

Devon Wildlife Trust is a highly ambitious and effective organization with over 30,000 members and 50 nature reserves.  Current projects include England’s first licensed reintroduction of beavers and the £4 million Seaton Jurassic visitor centre on the county’s stunning east coast. We host the Northern Devon Nature Improvement Area and one of the UK’s most successful local records centres.

We are looking for an outstanding individual to lead our work in conservation advocacy, research and intelligence and to help develop new areas of knowledge and expertise.  You will be a key member of the leadership team and you will play a central role in activities ranging from developing flagship nature reserves to standing up for wildlife through the legal process.

You will be a highly motivated individual who shares our values and thrives in a friendly but professional and entrepreneurial culture.  You will be an excellent communicator, adept at developing partnerships and with a track record in horizon scanning.  Expertise in wildlife conservation would be a distinct advantage but is not essential.

For further details, please see the job application pack. To request an application pack directly please email or telephone 01392 279244.

To apply for this post please complete the application form and send, with a supporting covering letter, to Samantha Little  at or to Devon Wildlife Trust, Cricklepit Mill, Commercial Road, Exeter EX2 4AB.

Neighbourhood Fundraiser (self-employed contract)

Do you have previous fundraising or sales experience? Could you use your skills to help secure support for Devon's wildlife and wild places?

Devon Wildlife Trust (DWT) has opportunities for flexible, well-rewarded work as a house-to-house fundraiser, securing new DWT members. Working as a self-employed contractor, provided with DWT corporate clothing and promotional materials, hours and days of work are flexible and remuneration is by commission on funds raised.
Typical earnings from previous fundraisers were £65 per day, working 3 hours late afternoon/early evening.
Previous fundraising or sales experience (either event/private site, street or door-to-door) is essential to be considered for a contract.

To apply please send a covering letter detailing why you are interested in this opportunity and a copy of your CV to DWT's Membership Lead Rachael Fielder-Pine by email For further information and enquiries about this opportunity please email or phone 01392 279244.

Membership Recruiter

Good with people? Enthusiastic about local wildlife? Looking for work that is flexible and with a great rate of pay? South West Wildlife Fundraising Limited (SWWFL) is looking for self-motivated people to recruit members for Devon Wildlife Trust .

Our local wildlife is amazing and makes where we live unique and special. But 6 out of 10 UK species are under threat. Thankfully, organisations like the Wildlife Trusts are working hard to secure its future through direct conservation, education and community projects.
But we can’t do it without the support of our members.

Would you like to be part of the team of fundraisers that recruit members and help to provide vital funding for the work of Devon Wildlife Trust?
South West Wildlife Fundraising Ltd (SWWFL) is looking for Membership Recruiters to help Devon Wildlife Trust protect wildlife for the future.

Hours are flexible and earnings dependent on hours worked. A Recruiter working for 22.5 hours per week could earn up to £18,000 OTE equivalent (£8.50 - £15 per hour OTE, depending on performance). SWWFL also offers some travel expenses and a pension scheme.

Click here for further details about this role.

For more information on  South West Wildlife Fundraising Limited and the team, please see the website

To apply, please send your completed application form  to

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