Landowner Engagement Coordinator: Clyde Climate Forest

TCV

Glasgow
£22,500 - £24,500 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

www.tcv.org.uk

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Wednesday, 10th March 2021  


TCV is the UK’s leading practical conservation charity working with people from all sectors of the community in positive action to improve the environment.

Every day TCV works across the UK to create healthier and happier communities for everyone - communities where our activities have a lasting impact on people’s health, prospects and outdoor places.

This role will be part of an exciting new project - The Clyde Climate Forest (CCF). The Clyde Climate Forest is a partnership which will engage communities and landowners in strategic tree planting within the Glasgow City Region (GCR) for a range of climate and ecological benefits. This role will work as part of a small team working within TCV and alongside organisations such as Scottish Forestry, the Woodland Trust and the Green Action Trust and with the support of the CCF Steering group and Programme Board.

The Landowner Engagement Coordinator will take the lead on working with landowners, council officers, farmers and others to identify appropriate sites for tree-planting activity. In partnership with other organisations and the steering group they will identify potential sites and engage with landowners. They will promote the purpose and importance of the Clyde Climate Forest as well as the funding opportunities available for landowners considering woodland creation projects. The role will therefore play a key role in taking sites from potential spots on the map right through to securing, funding and planting woodland creation sites. This will be done alongside others within the partnership so we don’t expect you to be an expert in all of these elements but experience in either engaging with farmers and landowners, or funding and delivering tree planting projects would be an advantage.

Other elements of the role will include, but not be limited to - 

  • Contribute to operational plans and outputs to ensure the success of the CCF and TCV’s strategic plan and outputs.
  • Secure and manage project resources including vehicles and premises
  • Manage the success of local projects by record keeping, analysing management information, producing and providing written reports

A bit more about us: 

We recognise that each community and the people living there have different needs. Whether improving wellbeing, conserving a well-loved outdoor space or bringing people together to promote social cohesion and combat loneliness, TCV works together with communities to deliver practical solutions to the real life challenges they face.

For over 60 years we have adapted our work with volunteers to reflect the changing needs of communities in the UK and, by giving people a sense of purpose and belonging, we have empowered them to take control of their lives and outdoor spaces for the benefit of all.

Whilst our activities vary, our inclusive approach has remained consistent; bringing people and places together to create happy, healthy and connected communities for everyone.

For further information and to apply, please visit www.tcv.org.uk

Closing date for completed applications: 12 noon 10th March 2021

Please email completed applications to [email protected]

Interviews will take place across: 15th / 17th / 19th March 2021 on teams

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