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Vacancies

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Current vacancies

Senior Fundraising Officer

Do you have the passion, drive, professionalism and enthusiasm to raise funds for the RSPB? The England team is recruiting for a Senior Fundraising Officer to join our team. This is a fantastic opportunity to hone your skills in fundraising and project management.

Flexible
Closes
15/11/2019

Volunteering Operations Team Manager

One of the greatest gifts we receive as a charity is the donation of people's time. Our volunteers are really important to us and thousands volunteer for the RSPB each year.

Bedfordshire
Closes
15/11/2019

Senior International Finance Officer

Do you have excellent numeracy and financial management skills, are you highly organised, and do you have experience of administering, monitoring and reporting on high-value, grant-funded projects? We're looking for a self-motivated, confident and committed person to work on our ongoing projects and help build budgets for new projects. Working as part of a small, close-knit team within the busy Project Development and Support Unit in the RSPB's Global Conservation Directorate, you will help project managers and project partners to ensure sound management of our many high-value grants.

Bedfordshire
Closes
15/11/2019

Account Executive

Exciting opportunity for an Account Executive to join us at our HQ in Sandy. The RSPB's account management team are responsible for managing all communication projects through the creative workflow, from planning to delivery.

Bedfordshire
Closes
15/11/2019

Senior Systems Engineer - Run

The RSPB are working really hard to Save Nature. Much of that work is totally dependent on our IT Systems and we need you to help us keep those systems available, reliable and performant.

Bedfordshire
Closes
15/11/2019

Senior Conservation Planner

We are actively recruiting for a Senior Conservation Planner to join RSPB Cymru's Policy & Advocacy Team and be part of our work to influence decision-makers to drive nature's recovery in Wales. The Senior Conservation Planner will lead our engagement with development planning, environmental management frameworks and casework in Wales, seeking to ensure they are fit for the purpose of tackling the twin crises of biodiversity loss and climate change.

Cardiff or Bangor
Closes
15/11/2019

UK Overseas Territories Project Officer

A rare and exciting opportunity to join the UK Overseas Territories team, home to 94% of the UK's unique species. This externally-funded one-year post will be responsible for coordinating a UK Government project entitled 'Strengthening bio security for remote Territory communities and their World Heritage'.

Bedfordshire
Closes
17/11/2019

Conservation Action Plan Officer

Cooperation Across Borders for Biodiversity (CABB) is a €4.9m project that will be delivered across Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and the west coast of Scotland. Funding of €4.2m from the European Regional Development Fund, administered locally by the Special EU Programmes Body, and match funding from the government of Northern Ireland (NI) and the Republic of Ireland (RoI), RSPB Scotland and Mines Restoration Limited has brought six partners together to deliver a five year project ending in December 2021.

Birdwatch Ireland Letterkenny Offices or working from home in Fermanagh, within a reasonable distance
Closes
17/11/2019

Estate Worker

We are looking for an enthusiastic and practical person to help deliver a program of estate and conservation work at our Campfield Marsh reserve. The reserve comprises 360 hectares of peat bog, fen, wet grassland and saltmarsh on the south shore of the Solway Estuary.

Campfield Marsh, Cumbria
Closes
17/11/2019

Internal Communications Manager

The RSPB has always been here to save nature - from our origins as a campaign to end the use of feather in women's hats right through to our present-day ground breaking research, saving species from extinction, protecting some of wildlife's finest sites in the UK and beyond and engaging millions of people in the wonders of wildlife. We've been successful because we've always adapted.

Bedfordshire
Closes
18/11/2019

Head of Fundraising and Communications - Wales

Hoffech chi rôl arweiniol mewn codi arian a chyfathrebu i helpu achub natur yng Nghymru? Rydym yn chwilio am unigolyn dylanwadol â phrofiad o faterion cyhoeddus a/neu godi arian i ymuno â Thîm Arwain RSPB Cymru. Fel rhywun sydd wedi arfer gweithio o'i ben a'i bastwn ei hun, fe fyddwch chi'n mwynhau datblygu pobl, timau a phartneriaethau i greu cefnogaeth ar gyfer adfer byd natur a gwaith yr RSPB.

Cardiff or Bangor
Closes
18/11/2019

Orkney Native Wildlife Project - Monitoring Officer

We are looking for an enthusiastic naturalist with exceptional communication and people skills to inspire new volunteers to get involved with the Orkney Native Wildlife Project. You will be responsible for the "Citizen Science and Native Wildlife Monitoring" component of the project which aims to increase knowledge of species population trends in Orkney through coordinating native species surveys across the county (via staff and volunteers), delivering a Citizen Science Programme, and encouraging volunteer participation in wildlife surveying or monitoring remote nest camera footage.

Orkney
Closes
18/11/2019

Face to Face (F2F) Membership Area Manager - Shropshire and Mid Wales

This is a fantastic opportunity for a passionate and driven person with excellent leadership skills to be a part of the RSPB's Face to Face Membership Team. The Face to Face Area Manager role is essential to ensure that our team of roving Membership Fundraisiers are performing to the best of their ability, inspiring the public about our vital conservation work and raising vital membership income for the RSPB.

Flexible within Shropshire or Mid Wales
Closes
18/11/2019

PA to Northern Ireland Director, Director of Operations/Head of Land

If you are looking to be part of an organisation that makes a difference by tackling the major ecological and climate issues of the day, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you. RSPB NI are seeking an experienced PA with excellent planning, communication and organisational skills to provide comprehensive assistance and administrative support to the Director, RSPB NI and to the Operations Director/Head of Land.

Belfast
Closes
18/11/2019

Catering Assistant

The RSPB are looking for a Part time Catering Assistant to join the team at fantastic Arne cafe within the stunning Arne Nature Reserve in Dorset. Your role is assist in delivering a catering experience that wows the customer time after time - you must have catering experience.

Arne Reserve, Dorset
Closes
18/11/2019

Health, Safety and Environment Advisor, Wales

We are seeking a committed, outgoing and enthusiastic individual to support our health, safety and environmental management systems across RSPB Cymru. The role will involve advising staff and volunteers on health and safety matters across the full range of our operations in the region, which includes nature reserves, membership recruitment, research projects, shops, catering outlets and offices (including our Wales HQ in Cardiff).

North Wales Office
Closes
20/11/2019

Conservation Adviser - The Broads

Summary This is an exciting opportunity to help shape the future of agri-environment support in England. We are looking for a part time Conservation Advisor to support the delivery of a 14-month Defra funded project that aims to determine whether the data generated through self-assessment is of sufficient quality to complement the scientific monitoring of a new environmental land management scheme.

Norwich Office / Berney Marshes and Breydon Water
Closes
21/11/2019

Science Communications Executive

The RSPB's award-winning Conservation Science teams are brimming with amazing, ground breaking, inspirational stories and they need someone to help tell them! We're looking for a communications specialist to identify, develop and execute communications activities in support of the RSPB's Conservation Science objectives, both internally and externally. You will be responsible for the planning and management of a work programme to communicate and promote the breadth and depth of the RSPB's science work to relevant target audiences.

Bedfordshire
Closes
21/11/2019

Conservation Adviser-Cambridgeshire

Summary This is an exciting opportunity to help shape the future of agri-environment support in England. We are looking for a part time Conservation Adviser to support the delivery of a 14-month Defra funded project that aims to determine whether the data generated through self-assessment is of sufficient quality to complement the scientific monitoring of a new environmental land management scheme.

Hope Farm/The Lodge
Closes
21/11/2019

Finance Officer

This is an exciting time to join the RSPB. We have just completed a restructure to refocus our efforts to save nature and this new position was created to support financial management across RSPB NI.You will be managed by the Operations Director and on a day-day basis you will ensure spend and income are allocated properly and submit purchase orders, invoices and expenses for others.

Belfast
Closes
21/11/2019

Video Editor

As Video Editor, you will be responsible for the design and assembly of unedited media assets into engaging video content that informs and entertains our multi-channel audiences, challenges their perceptions and inspires more support for nature and the RSPB. Your creative eye and storytelling skills will be put to the test.

Bedfordshire
Closes
22/11/2019

Project Manager - Tests and Trials

Summary This is an exciting opportunity to help shape the future of agri-environment support in England. We are looking for an experienced social scientist with project management skills and experience of working in nature conservation, to lead and deliver a 14-month Defra funded project.

Norwich/Flexible
Closes
22/11/2019

Senior Administrator

This role will provide comprehensive Senior administrative support to the Office team in Norwich, including the administration of financial processes, travel and accommodation, events, organising and maintaining materials and equipment, diary bookings and fleet car administration so that staff and volunteers operate efficiently. The successful candidate will be expected to build and maintain effective relationships, both internally and externally, using diplomacy and tact, ensuring that confidential and sensitive matters are handled appropriately, so that all contact is professional and RSPB is represented in a positive manner.

Norfolk
Closes
22/11/2019

Middleweight Test Analyst

As a Middleweight Test Analyst within the Technology Services team you will work both individually and collectively to provide testing support and expertise to existing platforms and systems across our supporter facing, line of business, data and infrastructure work areas, along with new designing test programmes to support developments arising from the strategic needs of the Technology portfolio and the more tactical demands of the Communications portfolio and Technology Customer Services support requests. You will carry out basic research, analysis, development, testing and documentation of new technologies and functionality as part of a wider team.

Bedfordshire
Closes
22/11/2019

Systems Engineer, Run

The RSPB are working really hard to Save Nature. Much of that work is totally dependent on our IT Systems and we need you to help us keep those systems available, reliable and performant.

Bedfordshire
Closes
22/11/2019

Office Manager Bangor

Are you driven to help and support others to succeed? Do you have excellent organisational and planning skills. RSPB Cymru is looking for a senior administrator to mange our office at Parc Menai, Bangor.

North Wales Office, Bangor
Closes
22/11/2019

Systems Engineer, Run

The RSPB are working really hard to Save Nature. Much of that work is totally dependent on our IT Systems and we need you to help us keep those systems available, reliable and performant.

Edinburgh
Closes
22/11/2019

Assistant Catering Manager

Can you help protect one of the UK`s most unique places for nature? Do you thrive on delivering an excellent customer service? Our busy cafe is an integral part of the visitor experience at Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre. Customer service will be key in this role ensuring every visitor recieves a great welcome.

Sherwood Forest
Closes
22/11/2019

Senior Manual Tester

As part of a new dedicated technology services function within the Digital Technology team this role is vital in ensuring our technology is rigorously tested, usable and report where we have need for improvement; so the role holder must be able to demonstrate a positive can do attitude. As a Senior Manual Tester within the Quality Assurance team you will be responsible for providing creating and maintaining test data, running tests, occasionally developing scripts and overseeing the work of the Manual Testers.

Bedfordshire
Closes
25/11/2019

Learning Officer

Are you passionate about engaging with young people and delivering environmental education? Could you inspire the next generation with a passion for wildlife? We are looking for a Learning Officer to manage and deliver RSPB programmes which connect school children and young people with nature through curriculum-linked education programmes in the inspirational setting of RSPB Bempton Cliffs nature reserve. In addition to proven experience in a learning environment, you'll be a passionate communicator; able to enthuse groups of young people about nature.

Bempton Cliffs Reserve, East Yorkshire
Closes
25/11/2019

Landscape Project Officer

If you are passionate about the Landscapes of Cumbria and the Lake District and you want to play a key role in securing a vibrant future for people and nature, then this role could be for you. You will be assisting the project team to deliver a Landscape Scale Nature, farming and community inspired initiative.

Haweswater / Lowther
Closes
25/11/2019

Senior Rural Surveyor

Why work for RSPB as a Rural Surveyor in Northern Ireland ? Because you get to carry out the full range of private practice work on the land of most conservation value, in Northern Ireland and make a professional contribution towards overcoming the conservation challenges faced in the UK rural environment often using groundbreaking techniques. There are targets, objectives and budgets to meet, but you will not have the private practice requirements of time sheets, fee targets or be expected to generate new clients.

Belfast
Closes
26/11/2019

Facilities Manager

We are looking for an enthuasiastic, confident and highly organised individual to take on the management of the facilities at our Rainham Marshes nature reserve. We need someone who has a high attention to detail, the ability to negotiate and manage contracts, and the confidence to supportall our operations at this wonderful site to ensure a positive and welcoming experience for the 80,000 visitors that will come through our doors each year.

Rainham Marshes Reserve
Closes
29/11/2019

Site Manager - Nags Head and Highnam Woods

Are you ready to take on a new challenge and lead the RSPB Gloucestershire team to make an even greater impact for nature in the Forest of Dean and beyond as you take charge of two beautiful and distinct woodland reserves? You'll have vision and drive, being highly motivated and self reliant, enthusiastic, bold and outward facing with excellent communication skills. Your leadership experience will enable you to inspire and motivate your direct reports, assistant warden and administrator, and strong team of 60 volunteers.

RSPB Nags Head
Closes
29/11/2019

Product Owner - Intranet and Workspaces

Saving nature's going to take ambition, leadership, collaboration, and the ability to think strategically. Are these skills that you can bring to the role of Product Owner, Intranet and Workspaces? The RSPB's internal communications platforms are vital to our mission to give nature a home.

Bedfordshire
Closes
30/11/2019

Community and Social Media Manager

Reporting into the Product Owner for Community and Social Media, this role will play a vital part in establishing a two-way conversational relationship with our supporters, key influencers/decision makers as well as our detractors. Your understanding of the role social media has to play in engaging our online audiences and in assisting the product owner to provide the platforms, governance, standards and expertise with which the business more widely can utilise social media for communications, influencing and engagement purposes is hugely critical, as is your keen interest in the external trends of social media supporting the RSPB to develop roadmaps that enable continuous improvement and relevancy for our audiences.

Bedfordshire
Closes
30/11/2019

Income Project Manager

Do you have great project and planning skills and want an opportunity to use them to help save nature? This is an exciting opportunity to play a prominent role in supporting our income generating activities. Threats to nature are growing and you will be able to help the RSPB to work in innovative ways to drive fundraising for our conservation work.

Bedfordshire
Closes
30/11/2019

Trusts and Foundations Manager

The RSPB is looking for a Trusts and Foundations Manager to join our ambitious development team. With an attractive portfolio of diverse conservation projects that need funding (habitat creation and restoration, species recovery, and education and family engagement); you will have the opportunity to develop new income generating relationships, and present the RSPB's work in ways that inspire and allow trusts and foundations to have a major impact to help save nature.

Bedfordshire
Closes
01/12/2019

Administrator

Are you an experienced administrator with excellent organisational and communication skills and a "can do" attitude. Do you have a passion for wildife and want to be part of a team protecting one of the UK's most special places for nature.

West Sedgemoor, Somerset
Closes
01/12/2019

Visitor Experience Officer - 3 roles

The Rathlin West Light Seabird Centre is looking for three outgoing, enthusiastic and inspiring people to join our team on Rathlin Island for the 2020 season. You'll be delivering an exceptional visitor experience at the site of a unique upside-down lighthouse in the heart of Northern Ireland's biggest seabird colony.

Rathlin West Light Seabird Centre, Antrim
Closes
01/12/2019

Visitor Experience Officer Stour Estuary Reserve

Are you an outgoing people-person who loves the outdoors and is passionate about wildlife? Would you relish an opportunity to inspire people to make a difference to the wildlife in their own gardens? The RSPB's flagship wildlife garden at historic Flatford, in Suffolk, is looking for an ambassador to take the lead with our face-to-face work. Based at the garden two days per week, you will be co-ordinating your work with another Visitor Experience Officer (part-time, three days per week), and an existing team of friendly and experienced volunteers to inspire visitors about the wildlife in their own back gardens, and gain support for the RSPB's highly regarded conservation work.

Suffolk
Closes
02/12/2019

Policy Assistant - Marine

The future of our seas and oceans has never been more important, had a higher public profile, or been as prominent in Parliamentary debates across the UK. This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to start their career in environmental policy.

Bedfordshire
Closes
02/12/2019

Country Programmes Officer

The RSPB is one of the leading members of BirdLife International, a global partnership of more than 120 NGOs around the world working together to conserve birds and biodiversity. The BirdLife East Atlantic Flyway Initiative (EAFI) is a partner-led initiative that seeks to strengthen the collaboration for the conservation migratory birds in the flyway.

The Lodge, Sandy / David Attenborough Building, Cambridge
Closes
06/12/2019

Scotland Reserve Livestock and Grazing Adviser

The role will deliver an effective auditing and solutions-focused service to RSPB Scotland nature reserves throughout Scotland. It will ensure that RSPB Scotland complies with its responsibilities under the relevant agricultural and agri-environmental legislation, and agricultural compliance standards associated with the RSPB's in-hand and let out livestock management and grazing operations..

Edinburgh
Closes
06/12/2019

ONWP Eradication Project Manager

We are looking for a part time team leader with excellent organisation and communication skills to join 2 other managers to deliver a stoat eradication operation for the Orkney Native Wildlife Project. You must be an experienced people manager with proven ability to deliver projects on the ground.

Orkney
Closes
06/12/2019

Orkney Native Wildlife Project - Project Manager

We are looking for an inspiring leader and experienced project and people manager to manage the Orkney Native Wildlife Project team to deliver a ground-breaking non-native species eradication project. Experience in delivering complex projects or programmes on the ground is essential and knowledge (and ideally first-hand experience) of non-native species eradications is an advantage.

Orkney
Closes
06/12/2019

Visitor Experience Manager

We're looking for a natural leader with excellent people skills combined with a passion for connecting people with nature. Working on two of the RSPB's most important sites you'll help to explore new ways to engage with a variety of audiences and connecting them with the RSPB.

Aire Valley Reserves
Closes
08/12/2019

Welcome and Fundraising Officer

Are you passionate about protecting wildlife and saving nature? Could you inspire that passion in others, helping to raise vital funds to support the work of the RSPB? Would you like to work on one of the RSPB's most beautiful and wildlife rich nature reserves? If so, the RSPB has the perfect opportunity for you at the beautiful Arne nature reserve. We are looking for someone to be part of our visitor welcome and membership recruitment at the RSPB Arne nature reserve.

Arne Reserve, Dorset
Closes
08/12/2019

Catering Manager

We are looking for an enthusiastic, confident and highly organised individual to take on the role of Catering Manager at our Rainham Marshes nature reserve. You will be responsible for delivering the café's menu offer and driving income to support our conservation work.

Rainham Marshes Nature Reserve
Closes
09/12/2019

Retail Manager

We are looking for an exceptional Retail Manager to lead our staff and volunteer team at RSPB Leighton Moss and Morecambe Bay nature reserve. The RSPB is the UK's largest nature conservation charity and unlike other retail stores, 90% of our profit is spent on nature conservation, public education and advocacy.

Leighton Moss
Closes
09/12/2019

Orkney Native Wildlife Project - Stoat Detection Dog Handler x 3 roles

We are looking for three experienced dog handlers and trainers, ideally with mudslide tracking and/or trapping experience and an interest in conservation to join the existing, 20-strong Orkney Native Wildlife Project team. You will be supplied with trained stoat detection dogs and will be responsible for their welfare, but you will be compensated for their care and maintenance.

Orkney
Closes
09/12/2019

Conservation Scientist-Natural Climate Solutions

Climate change and biodiversity loss are affecting people and nature and land management will be key to ameliorating the effects of both. RSPB is seeking a talented conservation scientist with good GIS and analytical skills to join projects examining the spatial conservation and climate change mitigation consequences of land management and restoration in the UK and Europe.

The Lodge / Cambridge (David Attenborough Building)
Closes
11/12/2019

Lead Analyst

Are you a skilled data analyst looking for an opportunity to use your talents to help save nature? We are looking for an experienced data analyst to join our Business Planning and Strategy team. A proactive self-starter, you will enjoy working with various sources of data to advance the understanding of our audiences and build support for natures' recovery and the RSPB.

Flexible
Closes
20/12/2019

Car Park Attendant- 2 roles

RSPB Ham Wall is one of the busiest, if not the busiest, RSPB reserve in the winter due to the spectacular starling murmuations of the Avalon Marshes. We are looking for two people to join our team to help control traffic and direct new arrivals to available car parking spaces, which makes a huge difference for the visitor experience.

Ham Wall Reserve, Somerset
Closes
22/12/2019

Face to Face Membership Logistics Officer - 2 roles

Membership is crucial to the future of the RSPB, and the Face to Face Membership Logistics Officers are essential to ensure our public facing staff have everything they need to inspire the public to give nature a home. This will include physical resources and ensuring their timely distribution to the team, as well as ensuring support systems run effectively, with clear communication of any changes to working processes.

Bedfordshire
Closes
30/12/2019

Retail Assistant - 2 Roles

Are you passionate about customer care? Do you want to make a difference for nature? RSPB Old Moor are looking for a passionate and entheusiastic part time retail assistant to join our friendly team. You will have the skills and passion to deliver exeptional levels of customer service and help deliver a profit that will support the RSPB in our mission to give nature a home.

Old Moor, South Yorkshire
Closes
08/01/2020

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