Work for Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Norfolk Wildlife Trust is the county's largest environmental charity, committed to the protection and enhancement of Norfolk's wildlife and wild places.

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If you have time on your hands and want to help Norfolk's wildlife then why not volunteer on some of our fantastic nature reserves. Find out more.
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Norfolk Wildlife Trust
Bewick House
22 Thorpe Road
Migrant hawker, photo by Peter Dent
Stoat, photo by Nick Appleton

Arboricultural Consultant

In the range of £20,000 to £23,000 per annum (depending on experience).
Full time (35 hours per week). Part-time applications will be considered.
Permanent contract (subject to probationary period)

NWS seek an Arboricultural Consultant to join our existing team and help support our tree survey and advice services for clients, working within Norfolk and surrounding counties with developers and land managers. The post would suit those passionate about offering high quality arboricultural advice alongside our existing ecology services, as well as tree professionals seeking new challenges or direction in an office environment.  Knowledge of BS5837:2012, experience of tree surveys and of the use of IT is essential. Knowledge of woodland management and/or tree planting would be advantageous.

Norfolk Wildlife Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of Norfolk Wildlife Trust  undertaking environmental consultancy work with a county and regional focus. Norfolk Wildlife Services undertakes ecological consultancy work in protected species, land management and ecological impact assessment, and profits are gift aided back to the Trust to support its core work.

Closing date for applications is midday on Monday 15th August.
Interviews will take place in Norwich in the week commencing 29th August.

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Cley and Salthouse Marshes Reserve Warden

Would you like to be the new Warden at one of the finest nature reserves in the UK?

Cley Marshes were purchased in 1926 and have more recently been extended to include Salthouse Marshes. It is regarded as one of the UK’s finest sites for birds and birdwatching.

We are able to offer the rare opportunity for someone to take on the wardening and management of this spectacular nature reserve. We need someone who can communicate with our visitors, neighbours and partners, but who is also happy to plan, organise and implement conservation management on the reserve.

The benefits we can offer you:

  • The chance to work in a beautiful and environmentally unique area of the Country at one of the UK’s best known nature reserves.
  • The opportunity to gain valuable experience in managing and working on some of the county’s most important highly designated wildlife sites.  
  • 37½ hrs per week with some out of hours work for which time off in lieu is granted.
  • 20 days annual leave per annum plus statutory holidays, rising incrementally to 25 days per annum. It is also customary for an additional 3 days to be given over Christmas and New Year.
  • Pension: employer contributes 7% of salary equivalent after completion of trial period, increasing to 8% after 3 years of continuous service.
  • Competitive salary dependent on the applicant's relevant experience.
Closing date for applications is midday on 8 August 2016
Interviews are likely to take place on 22 August 2016


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Administrator to the Chief Executive’s Office

£19,000 - £22,000 per annum

We are looking to recruit an Administrator to provide secretarial, and administrative support within the busy Chief Executive’s Office. We offer this role as a permanent full time position, with a generous package and a good occupational pension scheme.

The successful person will be adaptable, conscientious, an excellent communicator and be willing to work flexibly. They will be able to undertake a variety of tasks relating to many aspects of work within the CEO’s office, including minute taking, HR administration, organising internal and external meetings and greeting guests.

The closing date is midday Tuesday 2 August
Interviews are likely to take place on 24 or 25 August
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PR and Communications Manager (maternity cover)

We are seeking an enthusiastic, talented and experienced professional to cover for maternity leave from October 2016. You will be responsible for producing our key publications and communications and delivering a high media profile.

You will have excellent written, editorial and journalistic skills and the experience needed to manage and organise our magazine ‘Tern’ and other key publications. You will also have experience of PR and publicity including producing press releases, editorial and liaising with the media, as well as website and social media management.

Closing date for applications Monday 25 July 2016 (noon).
Interviews 5 August 2016
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Neighbourhood Membership Promoters

We are now actively seeking a Neighbourhood Membership Promoter.

Would you like to earn some extra income by doing something that you really believe in? Do you have around 16 hours a week to spare, during weekday evenings and/or weekend afternoons? Would you like to help Norfolk Wildlife Trust achieve its aim of finding 50+ new members in your area and beyond, using a simple, tried and tested formula? Definitely no selling involved! Home based, you will be working for FMR Solutions, a specialist agency, on behalf of Norfolk Wildlife Trust. The work is seasonal, typically March – October. Locations: All Norfolk areas apart from postcodes NR1-NR8 (Norwich) - Typically, you'll be working in your local area but will have the opportunity to travel up to 30mins from your home base.

Normally earnings are commission based: expect £650-£1083 per month on a freelance/self-employed basis. However, for those who don’t feel comfortable working on a commission basis, a waged option is also available.

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