Woodmeadow Officer

 Woodmeadow Officer

Position:          Contract, full-time

Region:           Yorkshire

Salary:             £30k to £33k p.a. depending on skills and experience

Location:         Escrick, North Yorkshire, with regular UK-wide travel

Start date:       September 2020

About us

Woodmeadow Trust is a pioneering charity taking practical action for nature and people by creating woodmeadow habitat and inspiring others to plant and look after these exceptional ecosystems. This will help our threatened native wildlife recover and allow people greater and easier access to the joy and beauty of nature. The charity has established Three Hagges Woodmeadow near York as an exemplar woodmeadow ecosystem for the benefit of research and public engagement. We now aim to increase the impact of our approach by extending the Woodmeadow Initiative throughout the UK, further developing and disseminating our replicable methodology.

About role

We are looking for an experienced person capable of advocacy as well as practical habitat creation in the field. You will influence current and potential stakeholders and develop our approach to biodiverse habitat creation, designing and establishing new woodmeadows across our region and further afield. This is an exciting opportunity to grow our ground-breaking and newly funded Woodmeadow Initiative across a range of environments and sectors. The position is offered as a three-year contract, with a six-month probation period. Whilst you will have the flexibility to work from home, you should expect to work regularly at Three Hagges Woodmeadow, Escrick, near York.

For a full job description, person specification and how to apply, please click Apply Now.

Deadline for applications: 5.00pm 31st July 2020