Conservation Farming Manager

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Pickering, North Yorkshire
£29,800 pa plus up to 9% Employer Pension Contribution

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, food, farming & horticulture

Closing date: Tuesday, 19th November 2019   7 days left

35 hours per week

Are you a natural leader? Would you like to use your skills in conservation to help improve the wildlife and environmental value of farmland?

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is looking for a Conservation Farming Manager to join our North Team at Appleton Mill Farm near Pickering. Our ideal candidate will have experience of managing a productive farm enterprise, especially with a focus on nature conservation. The post holder will be responsible for the strategic development, management and coordination of the Trust’s livestock programme. The role holder will have excellent communication skills to advise other landowners and estate managers on conservation farming and grazing.

We are looking for someone who is personable and energetic, who has strong leadership skills and can support our Conservation Grazing staff to deliver work programmes. The post holder will have an understanding of stock welfare and best practice.

See for more details or ring the office for an application pack: 01904 615583 or e-mail

Please note we don’t accept CVs

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms and accompanying equal opportunities monitoring form is 9am Tuesday 19 November 2019. Please note that applications received after the closing deadline will not be considered.

Closing date: 9am Tuesday 19 November 2019
Interviews: Friday 29 November 2019

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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YWT Company 409650; Charity no. 210807.

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