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NIA Advisory Officer

Salary: Starting salary £20,595 rising to £23,207, plus 5% pension 

Closing date: 28 August 2015

Do you have a good understanding of wildlife and environmental issues on farm? Do you know and love the landscape of North Devon? Do you enjoy being on farm and looking for solutions that work for the farmer and for the environment?  

As NIA Advisory Officer you will have a varied, challenging role engaging with farmers in the Culm National Character Area, providing specialist advice and other support to improve the quality of the farmed environment.

You will have good knowledge of grassland and woodland ecology and related water quality issues, as well as previous experience in delivering advice to farmers across a range of environmental topics.

This post will play a significant role in the second phase of the Northern Devon Nature Improvement Area project which is working to deliver a step change in nature conservation, with a local partnership which has a shared vision for their natural environment. The project is driving the restoration and re-creation of habitats at a landscape scale, and securing multiple benefits for both wildlife and people through the sustainable management and use of natural resources.

This post is being offered as permanent role with DWT, but initially the secured funding for the project is until June 2020.

For further details, please download a job application pack. To apply for this post please complete an application form and send to Samantha Little at the address below or e-mail to jobapps@devonwildlifetrust.org. This should be accompanied by a covering letter of not more than two sides of A4. 

For further details and to request an application pack directly please email jobapps@devonwildlifetrust.org or telephone 01392 279244.   

Membership Sales Recruiter

(with South West Wildlife Fundraising Ltd, working on behalf of Devon Wildlife Trust)

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

Devon's wildlife is amazing and makes where we live unique and special. Hence, we’re looking for people who can inspire members of the public to support a fantastic local environmental charity through making a regular financial donation.

Our teams work at a range of quality venues across Devon (booked by our in-house team) such as shops, garden centres, county shows and events. No street fundraising.

Part & full-time roles available.  Earnings include basic pay from £7.50 p/h upwards with achievable monthly commission + bonus to £20 per hour, depending upon performance. Benefits of employment include travel expenses and pension scheme. Full training is provided through the SWWFL management team and Devon Wildlife Trust.

The ideal candidate is:
- Confident, persuasive, self-motivated
- Resilient, with a positive outlook
- Able to engage and gain commitment from prospective members
- Well-organised, reliable and trustworthy
- Competitive, loves to beat targets and be the best

You may have sales, promotions or equivalent customer-facing experience but many of our team have been recruited based on a fantastic presence, attitude and personality. Note - you must have access to a car.

If you think you have what it takes to inspire people about the work of Devon Wildlife Trust and want a job that is flexible and rewarding, contact Rachael Fielder-Pine on 01392 279244 or rfielderpine@devonwildlifetrust.org

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 approx 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 rfielderpine@devonwildlifetrust.org For further information and enquiries about this opportunity please email or phone 01392 279244.

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