Outreach Advisor - Usk & Wye

Woodland Trust

Usk & Wye, Wales
c.£28,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

www.woodlandtrust.org.uk recruitment@woodlandtrust.org.uk 01476 581111 Recruitment Team

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Sunday, 17 December 2017


ABOUT US 

The Woodland Trust is the UK's leading woodland conservation charity. We want to see a UK rich in native woods and trees, for people and wildlife. The Trust aims to engage and inspire people about woods and trees to help us meet our vision of creating, restoring and protecting woodland. We own and care for over 1,000 woodland sites across the United Kingdom and support the creation and management of woodland on land outside the Trust's own estate.

THE ROLE 

Focussing on Ancient Woodland restoration, the role will work closely with Coed Cymru and other project partners to deliver agreed elements of The Trusts offer around engaging private landowners and managers of plantations on ancient woodland sites (PAWS) in Monmouthshire and Powys and encourage them to undertake active restoration management of their woods

The role will also involve an element of facilitating owners to implement plans and carry out work to encourage active restoration of their sites through appropriate woodland management.

THE CANDIDATE 

You'll need experience in silviculture and woodland management planning, with experience of engaging with and advising landowners and partners on Ancient Woodland restoration and woodland management. You'll have the ability to achieve delivery through others, including partnerships, contracts, professional consultants and volunteers.

You'll need knowledge of land management and an ability to understand and engage with farmers and landowners from a variety of different farming practices and backgrounds. It would also be useful if you had knowledge of grants and other support mechanisms that facilitate woodland creation and management.

Please note the post holder is required to live in or around the Usk and Wye area.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT 

There's no other organisation like the Woodland Trust. Whatever you do here you will be supporting our work to protect and enhance woods and trees. In return we recognise and value our people. You'll have our full support, training and opportunities for professional development, along with a contributory pension, life assurance and good holiday entitlement.


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