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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

Director of Nature Recovery

circa £60,000 gross per annum
Norwich/Hybrid Working Policy in place

 

We are seeking an outstanding and dynamic Director of Nature Recovery. As well as providing organisational leadership as part of the Senior Management Team, you will lead all of our conservation efforts outside of our managed estate. You will oversee our work with and through partners to deliver nature’s recovery at scale in Norfolk. Currently this role oversees landowner advisory, county wildlife sites, planning, marine, advocacy and nature based solutions. You will also be the principal scientific officer of the Trust and the lead on technical ecological issues, conservation evidence, climate change and sustainability. As such you will be at the forefront of supporting the Trust deliver our exciting new strategy.

 

We are living through a climate and nature crisis. In our response to this, we are in a unique position to use our outstanding conservation work and 95 years of expertise to scale up our impact and achieve ever more for nature in Norfolk.

You will bring a passion for our cause and demonstrable expertise in high impact conservation activity, delivered principally through powerful collaborations. You will bring a strategic approach in order to develop and plan new approaches with innovation and creativity and the grit to see them through.

Excellent leadership, relationship building, collaboration and delivery skills are essential to enable you to inspire, support and empower the organisation to create greater conservation impact.

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Applications should be made through the Networx portal and include a CV and a supporting statement, detailing how you meet the person specification. norfolkwildlifetrust.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/2708523?cid=856

Closing date for applications is midday on the 4 July 2022.
First interviews will be held on 11 July.
Second interviews will be held on 18 July

Nature Conservation Support Assistant

Salary: £20,000 to £23,000 per annum depending on experience
Full time – 35 hours a week

The Wildlife Trusts are working to facilitate nature’s recovery across the nature reserves we care for and within the communities we work alongside, and we know that if nature is to be restored at scale, we need many more people on nature’s side. 
 
We are offering the opportunity to join our Nature Conservation team based in our central Norwich office. This is a real chance to support conservation work on some of the County’s premier wildlife sites.

We are seeking a competent and organised administrator with experience of a range of computer applications including use of databases, and higher level spreadsheets. 

We offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive annual leave entitlement
  • 8 % employer contribution to Aviva pension (2% employee minimum)
  • Group income protection and death in service benefits (for pension members)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption policies
  • Learning days
  • All staff are eligible for free admission to our nature reserves and visitor centres.
The post requires excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team. An understanding of nature conservation and experience of nature reserve data management would be desirable.
 
The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 25 July 2022 at 12.00 pm.
Interviews are likely to take place on Thursday 11 August 2022 at Bewick House, Norwich.

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Community Organising Officer

Salary: £25,500 to £26,500 per annum full time equivalent depending on experience
Part time or Full time option possible – 28 or 35 hours a week.

The Wildlife Trusts are working to facilitate nature’s recovery across the nature reserves we care for and within the communities we work alongside, and we know that if nature is to be restored at scale, we need many more people on nature’s side. 
 
We are looking for a talented community organiser to work with The Wildlife Trusts and the National Lottery Heritage Fund on a transformative partnership project to help reverse the nature and climate emergencies
We are seeking someone with experience of engaging diverse communities to work on a key project (Nextdoor Nature) in the Norwich area. The role will champion the Community Organising approach within Norfolk Wildlife Trust and share learnings across the organisation and the Wildlife Trust network through excellent project management and communications skills.
We offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive annual leave entitlement
  • 8 % employer contribution to Aviva pension (2% employee minimum)
  • Group income protection and death in service benefits (for pension members)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption policies
  • Learning days
  • All staff are eligible for free admission to our nature reserves and visitor centres.

The post requires excellent communication and organisation skills. The postholder will need the ability to work under their own initiative and to work as part of a team with a solution-based focus. 

The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 11 July 2022 at 12.00 pm.
Interviews are likely to take place on Friday 22 July 2022 at Bewick House, Norwich.
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Retail Sales Officer

Salary: £19,500 to £21,500 per annum full time equivalent depending on experience
Part time – 28 hours per week, 4 days or pre-agreed flexible working with possible hybrid working
 

Would you like to work in a role that uses your retail sales, administration and people skills to benefit the conservation of wildlife in Norfolk? 
 

The post holder will assist the Visitor Services and Sales Manager by coordinating the ordering and stock management of sales goods to NWT outlets. Ideally the successful candidate will have experience of overseeing displays and visual merchandising within the retail or visitor services sector. Along with experience of managing relevant recording systems and the generation of statistics to support performance measures and analysis.
 
We offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive annual leave entitlement
  • 8 % employer contribution to Aviva pension (2% employee minimum)
  • Group income protection and death in service benefits (for pension members)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption policies
  • Learning days
  • All staff are eligible for free admission to our nature reserves and visitor centres.

The post requires excellent communication and organisation skills. The postholder will need the ability to work under their own initiative and to work as part of a team with a solution based focus. 

A detailed job description and person specification are provided for information and to assist you with your application.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 4th July 2022 at 12.00 pm.
Interviews are likely to take place on Thursday 7th July 2022 at Bewick House, Norwich.

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Fundraising Supporter Care and Database Assistant

5 days (35 hours) per week – hybrid working
Salary: £19,000 - £20,500 full time equivalent per annum

We are seeking a highly motivated and organised Fundraising Supporter Care and Database Assistant to join our successful and committed Fundraising Team. This is an exciting time for Norfolk’s largest conservation charity as it journeys towards its centenary in 2026 and continues to expand its vital work for Norfolk’s wildlife and engaging people.

NWT has received considerable, generous support from Individuals, Business, Charitable Trusts and Grant giving bodies and this role is vital to sustaining and increasing NWT’s ability to and achieve our charitable aims now and in the future.

We need a committed Fundraising Supporter Care and Database Assistant with office-based administrative experience in a fast-paced and busy environment, to provide administrative support across all areas of fundraising, manage the fundraising function of NWT’s CRM system and assist with supporter stewardship whilst ensuring compliance with fundraising best practice.

Experience as a Fundraising Assistant and of CRM systems is essential. 

Deadline for applications: midday Monday 4th July 2022, with first interviews likely to be 11th July 2022.

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Catering Assistant - Cley  

4-day permanent post based at Cley Marshes
£9.82 per hour
 
Norfolk Wildlife Trust is the country’s largest environmental charity, committed to the protection and enhancement of Norfolk’s wildlife and wild places.

We are seeking a well organised, self-motivated person with experience in customer service to work alongside the team in the café at Cley Marshes. 

You will have some similar catering experience of working within the industry serving good quality food and beverages to our customers and must be willing to work weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis.

For further details contact Janine Shea,  Catering Manager, Cley Marshes Visitor Centre, Cley NR25 7SA Tel 01263 740008 or by email [email protected]

Closing date : 1st July 2022
Interview dates: 7th/8th July 2022

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Casual Catering Assistant - Cley Marshes

We have a vacancy for a Casual Catering Assistant in our Visitor Centre at Cley Marshes. This position offers the opportunity to provide refreshments and a friendly welcome to our visitors.
 
Maintaining the professional image of NWT in the presentation and delivery of soup, sandwiches, hot beverages and other food stuffs
to meet the expectations of NWT and visitors. The café focuses on using locally sourced ingredients and strives for the most sustainable approach. Previous catering experience and/or holding a current hygiene certificate would be preferred but is not essential.

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