BSBI Ireland Officer

Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland (BSBI)

Dublin (other locations considered)
€35,300 or £30,000 FTE

Paid • Part Time • Permanent

bsbi.org recruitment@bsbi.org

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 22nd April 2019   3 days left


About BSBI

The Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland (BSBI) is the leading charitable organisation promoting the study, enjoyment, research and conservation of wild plants in Britain and Ireland. The Society aims to provide opportunities for involvement for all, including conferences, field meetings, training programmes and outreach events; regardless of botanical ability, location and whether individuals are amateurs, professionals, BSBI members or otherwise. The Society has a long tradition of producing influential publications such as distribution atlases, county Floras and identification guides and is one of the world's largest contributors of biological records which are heavily relied on by academics, conservation organisations and government bodies for research, policy and land management purposes.

About the role

We seek to recruit an Ireland Officer to further develop the BSBI across the island of Ireland; supporting and encouraging new and existing volunteers and increasing the flow of records into BSBI’s centralised database. This includes supporting and enhancing BSBI’s Irish volunteer network, undertaking project work, representing BSBI across Ireland and seeking collaboration with others and raising the profile of botany and BSBI. The role will seek to achieve a vibrant and active network of botanists across Ireland.

The post is part time (3.2 days or 24 hours per week) and the successful applicant will receive a salary of €35,300 or £30,000 FTE (€22,592 or £19,200 gross salary for 3.2 days per week). The preferred base for the role is at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin but other locations or homeworking will be considered. The post holder will be expected to travel regularly throughout the island of Ireland and occasionally to Scotland, England and Wales.

For further details please read the job description and person specification, which is available to download at www.bsbi.org/vacancies

How to apply

Please send your CV (which should include two relevant references, which will only be contacted after interviews are held) and a supporting letter of application to recruitment@bsbi.org.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday the 22nd of April.

Interviews will be held in Dublin on Thursday the 2nd of May.

Due to the large number of applications expected, only those invited to attend an interview will be contacted.


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