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Seaton Jurassic Centre Manager

Salary:  Circa £35,000
Closing date:  21 November 2014

Are you an inspirational leader, capable of taking forward our vision for Seaton Jurassic, a thrilling new visitor centre on the beautiful East Devon coast?  This new post is a fantastic opportunity for an exceptional individual to shape one of the most exciting projects on the Jurassic Coast, the UK’s only natural World Heritage Site.

Seaton Jurassic aims to engage over 50,000 people every year with the unique marine, coastal and geological heritage of the East Devon coast.  It will include a café, shop and a highly innovative interpretation centre.

The Centre is owned by East Devon District Council and will be operated by the Devon Wildlife Trust.  It will open in summer 2015.  Principal funders include East Devon District Council, Devon County Council, the Heritage Lottery Fund and Coastal Communities Fund.

Your challenge will be to make Seaton Jurassic a highly successful and popular centre, supported by the local community, meeting the objectives of funders and true to the values of the project partners.    

You will be a dynamic, motivated, people person who shares the values of Devon Wildlife Trust and who has significant, successful commercial experience in a similar sector.  You will have experience of managing staff and volunteers and a track record or building good relationships with a wide range of stakeholders.

The post will be based at DWT’s office in Exeter initially and then move to Seaton Jurassic in Spring/Summer 2015.

For further details please see our job application pack.

To apply for this post please complete an application form and send to Wendy Fernandez at

To request an application pack directly please email or telephone 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.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to

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.

For information and enquiries about this opportunity contact DWT's Membership Team Leader Rachael Fielder-Pine on 01392 279244 or

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