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Vacancies

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Current vacancies

Prospect Researcher

The RSPB is looking for a Prospect Researcher to join our ambitious High Value Partnerships team. Based within a fast growing team, you will be responsible for leading our research in a number of areas including major donors, corporates and trusts.

Bedfordshire
Closes
24/01/2020

Mid Value Development Manager

The RSPB is looking for a mid-value manager to join our ambitious High Value Partnerships fundraising team. As the largest conservation organisation in Europe, the RSPB is uniquely placed to work on the unfolding climate and biodiversity crisis.

Bedfordshire
Closes
24/01/2020

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
26/01/2020

Manchester Community Project Officer

The RSPB has a mission to put people at the heart of our work, to harness their power and incredible ability to make a difference. This role offers an exciting opportunity to lead the front-line delivery of RSPB's innovative Saving Nature Through People strategy at a local level, inspiring people to connect with nature and empowering them to take action for it.

Chorlton, Manchester
Closes
26/01/2020

Car Park Attendant

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge? 100,000 visitors come to our stunning Bempton Cliffs nature reserve every year to enjoy nearly half a million seabirds. Thanks to the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund, we opened our brand new Seabird Centre to the public in 2015.

Bempton Cliffs
Closes
26/01/2020

Campaigner

There is nothing more powerful than helping other people realise they can change their world. As a campaigner, it's your job to help people realise they can make a difference and give them the tools to do so.

Flexible
Closes
26/01/2020

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 Our network of fantastic nature reserves covers the whole of Wales.

North Wales Office
Closes
27/01/2020

Campaigns Developer

This is a wonderful opportunity to join a great team saving nature and inspiring people in one of the most wildlife-rich counties in the UK. We are one of the largest directorates dedicated to saving nature in the UK, and we're looking for the right person to fit into our dynamic team.

Bedfordshire
Closes
27/01/2020

Campaigning Communications Officer-Nature Recovery Campaign

The RSPB's Nature Recovery Campaign (NRC) aims to secure ambitious new laws and policies that will drive nature's recovery for nature in 2020. The campaign encompasses both our existing policy and advocacy work, and fresh approaches to reaching and mobilising more people and new audiences; including through cultural campaigning and storytelling.

Edinburgh
Closes
27/01/2020

Administrator

If you're super organised, friendly and adaptable we really want to hear from you. We are looking for a capable Administrator to join our friendly Lincolnshire team.

Lincolnshire
Closes
30/01/2020

Humber Reserves Assistant Warden

Do you have a passion for wildlife and working on wetlands, well how about coming to work on one of the Europe's most important estuaries for nature conservation? The RSPB's Humber team are currently looking for an Assistant Warden to help us drive forward our ambitious conservation management vision across the Humber reserves. We are ideally looking for someone with one or more year's experience of practical reserve management, excellent survey and monitoring skills and an ability to organise and prioritise their work objectives.

East Riding of Yorkshire
Closes
30/01/2020

Learning Assistant

Are you looking to get some quality experience with Europe's largest conservation charity, engaging with young people and delivering environmental education? Could you inspire the next generation with a passion for wildlife? We are looking for 2 Learning Assistants to work with our Learning Officer and volunteers, to deliver RSPB programmes which connect school children and young people with nature through curriculum-linked education programmes in the inspirational setting of Newport Wetlands National Nature Reserve in Wales. In addition to proven experience in a learning environment, you'll be a passionate communicator, able to enthuse groups of young people about nature.

Newport Wetlands
Closes
31/01/2020

Digital Business Partner

Saving nature's going to take innovation, negotiation and flexibility, as well as the ability to spot opportunities from a mile away. Are these skills that you can bring to the role of Digital Business Partner? Digital technology is vital to the RSPB's mission to give nature a home - it's the platform from which we rally people together to speak up for nature, inspire a love of wildlife, and raise the income that pays for our conservation work in the UK and around the world.

Flexible
Closes
31/01/2020

IT Service Delivery Manager

Do you have a passion for Service Management? Do you have at least 3 years experience of managing a Service Desk within an IT environment? Can you couple this with a passion to do more for Nature and the environment we live in? If yes, we would love to hear from you. Reporting into the Head of Technology Services, this role will lead a team of Service Desk Analysts that are responsible for delivering front line support and customer service that underpin the RSPB's use of platforms, applications and hardware.

Bedfordshire
Closes
31/01/2020

Assistant Warden

This is a great opportunity for a selfmotivated individual to gain practical experience of wet grassland management. We are a small, resourceful and highly motivated team focused on creating and maintaining high quality wet grassland for breeding waders.

Cambridgeshire
Closes
31/01/2020

Senior Administrator

This role will provide comprehensive Senior Administrative support to the Norwich Office and/or Area team in the Norfolk and Lincolnshire Area. There are two part time roles available that have the potential to be one full time role combining both positions if the right candidate comes forward.

Norfolk
Closes
31/01/2020

Local Groups Officer

We are looking for a motivated and highly organised individual to join the RSPB England Engagement team as a Local Groups Officer. This is an exciting opportunity for someone and great leadership qualities who is able to motivate and inspire people.

Birmingham
Closes
31/01/2020

Assistant Catering Manager

Do you thrive on delivering exceptional customer service in a target driven, fast paced commercial environment? Our busy cafe is an integral part of the visitor experience at Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre. Experience in managing a team in a catering environment is desirable.

Sherwood Forest
Closes
31/01/2020

Visitor Experience Assistant

Would you like to work at the Uk's largest inland seabird colony and one of the RSPB's most suceessful reserves for visitor engagement? Over 100,000 visitors come to our stunning Bempton Cliffs nature reserve every year and we're looking for someone with people skills, events experience and a flair for promotoional activities to join our 2020 team. As part of a dedicated team, you will need bags of enthusiasm and initiative to plan and deliver the reserve's busy events and activities programme, particularly guided wildlife walks and the RSPB's Wild Challenge initiative; providing visitors young and old with a memorable and inspiring visit to the reserve.

Bempton Cliffs
Closes
31/01/2020

RSDP Project Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Officer to support an ambitious programme of work we are doing to develop the commercial operations on RSPB reserves. This is a key role in helping deliver our Reserves Strategic Development Programme, which is aimed at increasing the income generated from our visitor operations by improving profitability and investing in our visitor experience.

Flexible
Closes
31/01/2020

Catering Assistant - 2 roles

Do you want to be be part of a great team working for a great cause - Saving Nature? Are you hard-working and adaptable? Think ....delivering great customer care and being able to prepare good quality food safely - and cook it of course ...... all in a busy, thriving café that provides an important welcome to over 100,000 visitors a year - and puts the money generated back into Saving Nature.

Leighton Moss
Closes
31/01/2020

Environmental Management Adviser

We face unprecedented environmental challenges and the RSPB wants to do even more to address its own environmental impacts. This new role will focus initially on securing and keeping Green Dragon certification of our environmental management system.

Flexible - Interviews to be held at UKHQ - Bedfordshire
Closes
31/01/2020

Visitor Experience Officer

The RSPB are looking for a Visitor Experience Officer to join the team at one of our flagship nature reserves - Arne in Dorset. You'll contribute to the planning and day to day running of the visitor experience offer including assisting with planning and delivering an exciting programme of events for wide-ranging audiences, encouraging engagement, and footfall to the reserve, through promotional activities, including social media, as well as working with a large, inspirational team of volunteers and staff all driven to help save nature.

Arne
Closes
31/01/2020

Assistant Warden

Would you like to assist with the management of one of our flagship reserves? The RSPB team in Sussex are seeking a dynamic, resourceful and motivated Assistant Warden to join a reserves team managing over 500 hectares of nature reserves in Sussex, including Pulborough Brooks, one of the most visited RSPB reserves in the UK. These diverse nature reserves comprise of lowland wet grassland, heathland, woodland, arable land & scrub and are home to a rich array of flora and fauna.

Pulborough Brooks
Closes
31/01/2020

Campaigning Communications Officer

Are you an experienced campaigns professional, with a track record of developing and delivering successful campaigns? If you are also enthusiastic, hardworking, creative and professional - this job is for you! Our advocacy campaigns are part of the RSPB's four-country plan to save nature. We must secure policies which protect and manage our land and seas to help halt and reverse the ongoing loss to Northern Ireland's biodiversity.

Belfast
Closes
31/01/2020

Campaigning Communications Officer

Are you an experienced campaigns professional, with a track record of developing and delivering successful campaigns? If you are also enthusiastic, hardworking, creative and professional - this job is for you! Our advocacy campaigns are part of the RSPB's four-country plan to save nature. We must secure policies which protect and manage our land and seas to help halt and reverse the ongoing loss to Northern Ireland's biodiversity.

Belfast
Closes
31/01/2020

Senior International Site Safeguard Officer

This is an outstanding opportunity to work alongside our local NGO partners in the UK Overseas Territories to help safeguard their most valuable natural sites and protected areas, advance climate-smart planning regimes and ensure sustainable built developments. The Territories are home to stunning wildlife including 94% of unique British species.

Bedfordshire/Cambridge/London
Closes
02/02/2020

Senior Project Manager - Turtle Dove Tests and Trials

Want to help shape the future of agri-environment support for farmers and wildlife in England? We are looking for an exceptional senior project manager with experience working in nature conservation to lead a small team in a 34-month Defra-funded project which is trialling a novel approach to delivering land management that could help save one of our threatened species, the turtle dove. About the project You will manage two RSPB advisors as they engage and support farmers to bid to take part in a novel and innovative reverse auction and then, if successful, to implement measures to help turtle doves in East Anglia.

Norwich/Flexible
Closes
02/02/2020

Lead Market Researcher

Are you passionate about insights and putting audience at the heart of everything you do? The RSPB is looking for a Lead Market Researcher (maternity cover) to join its Strategy, Knowledge and Innovation Team. We are looking for someone with a background in client-side insight management as you will be required to hit the ground running in this exciting fast-paced role.

Bedfordshire
Closes
03/02/2020

Visitor Experience Officer Stour Estuary Reserve

Are you an outgoing people-person who loves the outdoors and is passionate about nature? Would you relish an opportunity to inspire people to make a difference for wildlife? The RSPB's flagship wildlife garden, at historic Flatford, is looking for an ambassador to help with our face-to-face work. Based at the garden two days per week, you will job share with another Visitor Experience Officer.

Suffolk
Closes
03/02/2020

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
03/02/2020

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Project Officer

We believe that, like nature, our survival depends on diversity. If you believe this too, this could be the role for you.

Flexible
Closes
04/02/2020

Warden - 2 roles - Aylesbeare and Exe Estuary

Can you help us deliver our mission to save nature? We are looking for two wardens to join our growing nature reserves team in Devon In your role as Reserves Warden, you will coordinate and lead the delivery of a busy work programme across multiple sites. Your role will be varied - in any given week you could be supervising and developing volunteers, surveying wildlife and habitats, setting up contracts, working with visitors, carrying out estate maintenance or delivering hands on habitat management.

Roles available in Aylesbeare Common or Exe Estuary - please state your location preference on your application form.
Closes
04/02/2020

Field Officer Forest-to Bog Restoration Project

The Flow Country is the largest expanse of blanket bog in Europe. It includes high quality bog habitat and associated pools, lochans and lochs.

RSPB Forsinard - Given the travelling time required to attend an interview at RSPB Forsinard, interviews may be carried out by phone if preferred.
Closes
04/02/2020

Systems Engineer, Run

Overview of the role. The RSPB are working really hard to Save Nature.

Edinburgh
Closes
06/02/2020

Warden Stour Estuary/Wolves Woods reserves

Are you're ready for a new challenge? Our team manages four excellent reserves centred on the Stour Estuary and Wolves Woods reserves in North Essex/South Suffolk (think "Constable country" and a superb and picturesque Estuary with thousands of wintering waders, ducks and geese and some of the best ancient woodlands in Suffolk, resplendent with bluebells, nightingales and a host of other specialist woodland flora and fauna) and we'd like to hear from you. We are looking for a good communicator and enthusiastic team player who already has a proven level of woodland management experience to join the Stour Estuary and Wolves Woods team to help plan and drive habitat management and wildlife monitoring there.

Stour Estuary Reserve Office
Closes
07/02/2020

Membership Venues Officer

This is a fantastic opportunity for a passionate and driven person with excellent organisational skills to join the RSPB in our nationwide membership team. The Membership Venue Team is vital to the success of our Membership Fundraisers and helps the RSPB to raise the funds it needs to reach our ambitious goals to save nature.

Nationwide
Closes
07/02/2020

Visitor Experience Assistant

Are you a great people person? Do you thrive on exceeding customer expectations? Can you inspire and enthuse others? Are you passionate about wildlife and conservation? A fantastic opportunity has been created for a full time Visitor Experience Assistant on a 2 year contract at RSPB Conwy reserve in North Wales. We are looking for an enthusiastic, organised, self motivated person to engage with visitors to our Conwy nature reserve, delivering a consistent, friendly and informative welcome to our visitors and able to actively generate income for the RSPB through membership recruitment.

Conwy
Closes
07/02/2020

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
08/02/2020

Internal Communications Manager

You'll be joining the RSPB at an exciting time as we embed new structures and ways of working across the organisation to help us be the best we can be for nature. A key focus of your role will be to lead on the internal communications and engagement for our Transition project, which is about helping to ensure our workforce share a common understanding of our new organisational structures, know how to work with each other, and have the tools and support they need.

Bedfordshire
Closes
09/02/2020

Catering Assistant

Can you help protect one of the U.K's most unique places for nature, do you thrive on delivering a top quality customer experience? We are looking for someone to support us within our Catering Department. You will be assisting along with the rest of our Catering team in our simple, but effective light refreshment offer.

Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire
Closes
09/02/2020

Retail Assistant

Are you passionate about customer care, do you want to make a difference for nature? RSPB Darts Farm are looking for an enthusiastic retail assistant to join their team. You will have the skills and passion to deliver exceptional levels of customer service, and help deliver a profit that will support the RSPB in our mission to give nature a home..

Devon
Closes
11/02/2020

Catering Assistant - 3 Roles

Our busy Café are looking to grow their catering team. Are you are able to deliver the highest standards in customer care, food preparation, cooking, presentation and delivery? You'll need to be available to work during the day (no evenings).

Minsmere
Closes
12/02/2020

Education Families and Youth Officer

Are you a dynamic and enthusiastic professional interested in connecting young people to nature? If so, you might be just what we are looking for to deliver the RSPB youth strategy in Scotland and deliver high quality activities for children and young people, connecting more children and families to nature. We are looking for someone with a collaborative approach and excellent communication skills who can provide training and support to engagement teams across Scotland to enable them to connect more young people to nature and ensure the delivery of RSPB's youth strategy vision.

Edinburgh
Closes
12/02/2020

Climate Change Youth Officer

RSPB Scotland is looking for an enthusiastic and organised individual to join the Giving Nature a Home team in Glasgow. This three day a week project officer role will lead on delivering an exciting series of climate change youth engagement events in the lead up to, and during, the Glasgow COP26 in November 2020.

Glasgow
Closes
12/02/2020

Scotland Education, Families and Youth Officer

Are you a dynamic and enthusiastic professional interested in connecting young people to nature? If so, you might be just what we are looking for to deliver the RSPB youth strategy in Scotland and deliver high quality activities for children and young people, connecting more children and families to nature. We are looking for someone with a collaborative approach and excellent communication skills who can provide training and support to engagement teams across Scotland to enable them to connect more young people to nature and ensure the delivery of RSPB's youth strategy vision.

Edinburgh
Closes
12/02/2020

Campaign Project Manager

This role presents a unique opportunity to play a major part in a genuinely groundbreaking initiative that will reach millions of people across the UK. Your role would help ensure that we build a robust delivery plan for a UK-wide campaign linked to a major nature documentary series planned for early 2023.

Flexible
Closes
13/02/2020

North Suffolk Little Tern Field Officer

Do you want to make a difference for one of the most important areas of the UK for little terns? Are you enthusiastic about and committed to biodiversity conservation? Do you have excellent communication skills and experience of working with volunteers and local communities to develop strong partnerships? If so, we need you in our conservation team. We are looking to recruit a dedicated and enthusiastic Little Tern Field Officer to oversee the on-the-ground protection and monitoring of North Suffolk's important little tern colonies.

Suffolk
Closes
14/02/2020

Assistant Warden

The RSPB are looking for an enthusiastic individual to lead on the machinery, reserve infrastructure & buildings maintenance for the RSPB's Wiltshire Grassland reserves based at Manor Farm, RSPB Winterbourne Downs. This is a fantastic opportunity to play an active part in RSPB's work in creating a new landscape with bespoke management for the stone-curlew and iconic chalk downland wildlife, from corn buntings and fragrant orchids to Adonis blue butterflies.The postholder will be responsible for the arable plot cultivations, and wild bird seed mixtures, hedge and scrub management, maintaining footpath and nature trails, fencing and livestock infrastructure.

Wiltshire
Closes
14/02/2020

Head of Internal Audit

Following an internal promotion, we are looking for a Head of Internal Audit to provide assurance and support and assistance to RSPB trustees regarding the management and control of all forms of risk at the RSPB and in its subsidiaries, including compliance with law, regulation and good practice to ensure the RSPB is protected and complies as required. The Head of Internal Audit directly manages one Internal Auditor and works closely with the Data Protection Officer.

Bedfordshire
Closes
14/02/2020

Visitor Experience Assistant

Would you enjoy working in a beautiful Scottish location at one of the RSPB's top family reserves? Are you passionate about delivering the highest standards, a great communicator able to engage and inspire people, and motivated by achieving targets? Would you like to become part of a high performing team? Are you flexible and self motivated, and have a desire to succeed? We welcome over 70,000 visitors and up to 2,500 school children each year, have a busy shop and cafe, run a programme of exciting events, and carry out important conservation work in our wetlands and woodland. We have a vacancy for a part time Visitor Experience Assistant at RSPB Scotland Loch Leven nature reserve, one of Scotland's busiest and most dynamic tourist attractions, to work with colleagues on site and to support and deliver our Business & Visitor Experience Plan vision and actions.

Loch Leven Reserve
Closes
14/02/2020

Communications Officer - Nature Recovery Campaign

The RSPB's Nature Recovery Campaign (NRC) aims to secure ambitious new laws and policies that will drive nature's recovery for nature in 2020. The campaign encompasses both our existing policy and advocacy work, and fresh approaches to reaching and mobilising more people and new audiences; including through cultural campaigning and storytelling.

Edinburgh
Closes
14/02/2020

Assistant Investigations Officer

The illegal killing of the birds of prey is a stain on the UK's reputation. It affects almost all of our raptor species, and particularly impacts those of high conservation concern such as the hen harrier and peregrine.

Bangor
Closes
14/02/2020

Senior Project Manager

Do you have the passion, skills and project management experience to lead the delivery of a range of complex projects across Central and Eastern England to help us achieve our vision to save nature? RSPB England exists to respond to the climate and nature emergency crisis we currently face with urgency and determination to save nature and to inspire and empower others to do the same. Our vision for England is a country richer in nature where wild birds and other wildlife are no longer declining.

Eastern England
Closes
16/02/2020

Sea Eagle Project Officer

This is a rare opportunity for an experienced and passionate individual to help conserve and promote the white-tailed eagle across eastern Scotland. East Scotland Sea Eagles is a partnership project between RSPB Scotland, Scottish Natural Heritage and Forestry and Land Scotland.

Perth and Kinross
Closes
16/02/2020

Finance Officer

Are you thinking of a change? Do you want to work to help save our native wildlife? Does part time work appeal to you? This is a new part-time position created to support teams across RSPB NI with their financial management. You will be managed by the Operations Director and on a day-day basis you will be the go-to person if the NI team or our Finance Business Partner at HQ have a financial query.

Belfast
Closes
17/02/2020

Finance Officer Southern England

Do you have a flair for analysing financial information, overseeing budgets and working with others to get the most from limited resources? We are looking for a Finance Officer to support the RSPB's operational managers across Southern England, delivering our mission to give nature a home. This role will be responsible for providing comprehensive business support for financial and budget processes and will be the main point of contact for the Finance Business Partner on all major budget and forecast queries.

Southern England
Closes
19/02/2020

Environmental Farming Scheme (EFS) Monitoring Officer

The post-holder will conduct surveys on breeding waders (curlews,lapwings and snipe) on upland and moorland farms in the Antrim Hills Curlew Initiative, which is a group option within the Environmental Farming Scheme (EFS) facilitated by RSPB. The main tasks will be conducting surveys of farmland/moorland birds, with a particular focus on curlew, to determine species abundance and distribution, conducting farmland/moorland vegetation surveys, liaising with farmers and landowners on-site and local RSPB staff, keeping neat field notes and inputting data on excel and GIS.

Antrim Plateau
Closes
21/02/2020

Employee Relations Adviser - Fundraising and Communications

The RSPB is looking for an Employee Relations Advisors to join their existing team to provide support advice and guidance to managers on the full range of issues including disciplinary, grievance, performance management and absence. Joining our committed team of ER Advisors you will have experience of working in HR preferably in an advisory capacity.

Bedfordshire
Closes
21/02/2020

Community Information and Tourism Officer

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed 'people person' to work for the RSPB on a 6 month project on Mull. This is an exciting opportunity to live amongst and promote Mull's amazing wildlife and rich heritage.

Isle of Mull/Mull Eagle Watch base
Closes
22/02/2020

PA to Heads of Functional Teams, England

If you're organised, efficient and proactive we really want to hear from you. We are looking for an experienced Principal Administrator to join the RSPB England team to provide PA support to the heads of our functional teams (Land, Fundraising & Communications and Policy & Advocacy) as well as lead a project to develop our administration team through the recruitment of volunteers.

Flexible (office based)
Closes
24/02/2020

Advocacy Officer

Are you an enthusiastic and persuasive advocate who will be a passionate and effective champion for the change nature needs? Are you knowledgeable about Welsh politics and keen to be nature's voice advocating for change in the Senedd? If yes, then we'd like to hear from you! We are looking for a politically-savvy individual to be part of our advocacy team at a pivotal time for environmental policy. You will be involved in our vital work with Welsh politicians, seeking to create opportunities to influence political audiences to protect and enhance the natural environment.

Cardiff
Closes
24/02/2020

Graduate Rural Surveyor

RSPB is seeking a graduate rural surveyor to join their rural surveyor team in England. This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside a team of 19 Rural Surveyors and 2 Building surveyors who between them are responsible for providing both strategic and day to day professional advice on c151,000ha and several million pounds of built estate including commercial property.

Flexible
Closes
31/03/2020

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