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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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Norfolk Wildlife Trust
Bewick House
22 Thorpe Road
Norwich
NR1 1RY
Migrant hawker, photo by Peter Dent
Stoat, photo by Nick Appleton

Administrator to the Chief Executive’s Office

£19,000 - £22,000 per annum

We are offering the opportunity to join our Chief Executive’s team, based in our central Norwich office. This is a rare chance to facilitate the Trust’s work through providing well-organised and efficient support to the executive function.

We are seeking a competent and organised administrator with experience of taking minutes (preferably of committee meetings), diary management and the ability to follow and rationalise internal administrative procedures. Some HR/training administration will be required, prior experience of this would be desirable but is not essential.

We offer this role as a permanent full time position, with a generous annual leave package and a good occupational pension scheme.

The successful person will be adaptable, conscientious, an excellent communicator and be willing to provide cover within the team. They will have the opportunity to undertake a variety of tasks relating to many aspects of work within the CEO’s office.

The closing date is midday Monday 2 October
Interviews are likely to take place on Thursday 12 October
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Fundraising Officer - Corporate and Community

Salary in the range of £23,000 to £25,000

Would you like to make a difference to Norfolk’s wildlife and wild places?
 
Norfolk Wildlife Trust has a successful background in raising funds for our work, and we would like to develop this further by expanding the fundraising team.
 
We are looking for a Fundraising Officer with a proven track record in building and nurturing corporate and community relationships, and securing funds as a result. We already have established longstanding corporate relationships and growing community support, and this is an excellent opportunity to increase and enhance what we do. The Corporate and Community Fundraising Officer would become part of a committed and driven team that is proud to work for the UK’s oldest wildlife Trust, and the county’s largest environmental charity.
 
Demonstrable experience and significant knowledge is required for the post.
 
We offer a competitive benefits package and we are considered to have a positive work- place culture.
 
Closing date midday Friday 29 September
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Assistant Grazing Manager

Salary in the range of £21,000 to £23,000

 
NWT manages over sixty nature reserves across Norfolk, covering an area of over 4000 ha. Grazing is an essential management tool on many of the nature reserves and NWT manages its own flock of sheep, and herds of cattle and ponies, alongside working with local graziers.
 
The benefits we can offer you:
• The chance to work across a range of landscapes and habitats. The NWT grazing operations span the entirety of Norfolk, and the successful candidate will have a varied working environment from coastal dunes, through mixed heath to broadland fen.
• An NWT works vehicle for you to use to travel to and between sites.
• 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
 
In return we are looking for a person with:
• Experience of livestock management and husbandry, including in a conservation grazing and wildlife context.
• A current full driving licence is essential, with experience of towing livestock (B+E licence).
• Knowledge of Basic Payment Scheme, Agri-environment schemes.
• Experience in the use of computers for word-processing and spreadsheets.
 
Closing date: Monday 2nd October
 
Interviews likely to be held on: Monday 16th October
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Local Fundraisers

Salary: Two options available: hourly rate or commission based  
Closing date: 15/08/2017


Location: Vacancies throughout Norfolk (excluding areas in close proximity to our Visitor Centres at Cley Marshes, Hickling Broad, Holme Dunes, Ranworth Broad and Weeting Heath)

Are you passionate about the region’s wildlife and looking to earn some extra income by doing something that you really believe in? Would you like to help Norfolk Wildlife Trust achieve its aim of finding new members in your local area and beyond? If you enjoy walking and have around 16 hours a week to spare, primarily during weekday evenings, then we would love you to become a Local Fundraiser.

You will be working in your local area for FMR Solutions Ltd, a well-established specialist wildlife charity membership recruitment agency, on behalf of the Norfolk Wildlife Trust. The work is generally seasonal, from March until the end of October. However, some of our Local Fundraisers also work through the winter months. Local Fundraisers use the unique 'Soft Approach' method. There is no selling or persuading involved. Norfolk Wildlife Trust is registered with the Fundraising Regulator and adheres to its standards.

•    Outdoor work, involving walking
•    Travel by car or bicycle will be required
•    Local Fundraisers required ASAP, but start time flexible
•    No hard selling involved
•    Training given

Salary: 2 options
EITHER
1. Hourly rate + bonus (16 hours a week, primarily weekday evenings) leading to average £9.50 per hour / £659 per month (temporary, part-time employee).
OR
2. Generous commission - expect average of £64 per membership transaction on a self-employed/freelance/flexible basis. Potential earnings around £1300 per month (based on working approx. 16 hours a week/5 sign ups a week).

Contact details:
FMR Solutions Ltd is working on behalf of Norfolk Wildlife Trust, helping to raise public awareness and critical funding. If you'd like to know more about the Local Fundraiser post and apply, please visit www.fmrsolutions.co.uk  (Please note no other NWT vacancies are dealt with by FMR Solutions.  You can find information on how to apply for these roles within the Job Details for each vacancy.