|UK’s largest youth nature network||Deadline: Sunday 6th November|
|Since its formation in 2011, A Focus On Nature has sought to encourage and connect young people aged 16 to 30 who share a passion for the natural world. Through a combination of social media, events and mentorship, AFON has connected with over 1000 young people across the United Kingdom and beyond, including aspiring conservation professionals, wildlife enthusiasts, writers, artists, photographers and poets. It has also spearheaded the Vision for Nature campaign and report, setting out young people’s vision for the natural world.
About the role:
AFON is now recruiting for the role of Creative Director, the figurehead of the organisation, the de facto Chief Executive Officer. You will play a pivotal role in the committee, inspiring and motivating committee members to fulfil their roles to the best of their ability, support them in their roles and, in return, be supported in carrying out your own duties. You will play a key role in shaping the direction of the organisation, steering members and the committee through the coming years. You will be responsible for partnerships – existing and new – and representing AFON at national and local levels.
You must be able to demonstrate excellent managerial skills of both people and projects. This is an outstanding opportunity to develop your CV with a nationally recognised organisation, learn new skills and influence the future direction of A Focus On Nature, including campaigns, attitudes and ambitions.
Applicants must be below the age of 28 at the time of application. We ask for a date of birth to ensure this. We hope that the suitable applicant will take on the role for a period of no less than two years, and no more than three years. Please note that all roles are operated on a voluntary basis, with a small stipend available to cover expenses.
More details and application process here
|£10,000 Contract||Closing Date:
Friday 30 September 2016 12:00pm
|Rusland Horizons is one of the first community-led Landscape Partnership Schemes to be funded by Heritage Lottery Fund.
Between 2016 – 2019, we are carrying out a range of projects that involve the local community in recording, restoring, managing and celebrating the heritage, wildlife and wooded landscape of this wonderful part of South Lakeland.
Explore this website to find out more about the scheme, its component projects, the geographical area and the people who are doing the work.
We hope you like what we are doing and will lend your support to our efforts.
About the role:
Seeking Speilberg . . . or another great filmmaker to help us tell the epic Rusland Horizons story.
We are looking for a professional who can train and mentor a small team of volunteer vloggers to record how our exciting Rusland Horizons Landscape Partnership Scheme develops over the next couple of years.
For an informal discussion and to find out more about the role, please contact Marian Jones on 07990 523 265. For further information about the Landscape Partneship, please visit www.ruslandhorizons.org
Please fill in the application form and email it to HR.Services@lakedistrict.gov.uk
Alternatively, you can post it to:
Lake District National Park Authority
Kendal LA9 7RL
We are unable to accept CVs.
Bangor, Northern Ireland
|Full Time Permanent
£30,000 pa plus pension, life assurance, 25 days holiday, company vehicle
14th August 2016
|The Woodland Trust is embarking on an ambitious 10 year vision which is aimed at ‘strengthening the role of woods and trees in our landscape and communities’ with a strong focus on the connection between people, woods and trees. Part of the vision includes a focus on developing a more localised approach to engaging with our members and the wider public through our woodlands and partnerships, providing great engagement opportunities and high quality visitor experiences which will attract large numbers of visitors to our sites and generate volunteering opportunities that add value to our work.
About the opportunity
This new role will join our Woodland Operations team in Northern Ireland , delivering the Trust’s communications, engagement and events programmes, onsite visitor experience and volunteering programmes, ensuring the region’s funded projects and partnership activity is communicated appropriately, and that engagement and volunteering opportunities are identified, planned and resourced.
You’ll be experienced in engaging communities through effective events and communications, and building relationships with partners. You must have previous line management experience and the ability to motivate a team to deliver programmes of work.
Regular travel will be required to our current major projects therefore a full driving licence is essential along with the ability to undertake travel across a wide area, sometimes to remote locations.
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