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Reserve Manager

Rutland Water Nature Reserve

Oakham, Rutland

£35,000 per annum

Dynamic and experienced professional conservation manager required to lead Rutland Water Nature Reserve - an outstanding and internationally important wetland covering nearly 400 hectares – and further build on its excellent track record of delivering major benefits for both wildlife and people.

You will have overall responsibility for steering this flagship nature reserve in the next phase of its development, and ensuring effective and efficient operations including leadership of staff and volunteers, habitat management, wildlife surveying, recording and monitoring, projects and initiatives, visitor services, events and activities, communications, and relationships with partners and key stakeholders.

You will be a talented leader with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, able to lead change and development, and harness the commitment and enthusiasm of staff and volunteers to deliver demanding work programmes, projects and initiatives.

You will have wide experience and a proven track-record of habitat management and nature conservation delivery, particularly in relation to extensive wetland areas, plus visitor access and management on nature reserves. With a passion for wildlife, you will have excellent all-round natural history skills, including ornithology.

Click here for an application pack, including details of how to apply for the role,

Closing date: Friday 21st October 2016 at midday

Interviews: Thursday 3rd November 2016

PLEASE NOTE: We have been made aware of difficultes receiving some emails since 13th October, due to technical problems. These should now be resolved. If you have emailed us an application for this role and are not certain that we have received it then please telephone us on 0116 262 9968 to confirm safe delivery.


Membership Promoter

Fall into a new job this autumn!

The Wildlife Trust is looking for friendly, independent and self-motivated people to encourage members of the public to join the Trust.

Our Membership Promoters work at venues (booked by our in-house team) such as local county shows/events, shops and garden centres.

If you have an interest in wildlife conservation and your local environment then we would love to hear from you. This is an excellent opportunity to bring your experience to a position where you can contribute directly to a cause that you are passionate about.

  • Flexible working 3-5 days a week at local private site venues

  • Summer and permanent positions available

  • Full training and materials are provided, no experience necessary

  • Guaranteed competitive hourly rate of £8

  • Realistic commission offered meaning that the average hourly rate is £12.50, which can increase to £20 for our top promoters.

Can you say yes to the following requirements?

  • Do you have a valid UK driving licence and your own car?

  • Are you able to work across the extended weekend (Thurs/Friday to Sat/Sun)?

  • Do you love to beat targets?

  • Are you confident, friendly and self-motivated?

End date December 31st 2016.

Please contact us for more information;

[email protected]

Tel: 0333 3207 273


Membership Promoters at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016

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  • Autumn Explorers
    Rutland Water Nature Reserve: Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton, LE15 8BT
    Wednesday 26th October

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