Director of Conservation

Director of Conservation

Closing date:
Salary: Circa £60,000 (or higher for exceptional candidates)
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time

Abbotts Hall Farm,

Abbotts Hall Farm, Maldon Road, Great Wigborough, Colchester, CO5 7RZ

Peter Bowden

We are currently looking for a Director of Conservation to join our team based in Great Wigborough.

Having overall responsibility for the delivery of the Trust’s conservation strategic objectives you will oversee the strategic delivery of existing projects, whilst leading and driving the planning and development of all future conservation work streams. Helping to position the Trust as the county’s leading conservation charity and driving a strategic approach of how best to achieve wildlife protection in Essex.

Developing and leading the conservation vision for Essex is central to this role’s success. Leading and driving a credible and evidence-led shift in thinking, you’ll raise levels of ambition within the Trust and throughout the county in relation to what needs to be achieved to tackle the climate and ecological emergencies.

Further to this you will promote the work of the Trust at a national scale, on TV, radio, at conferences and in meetings, engaging with MPs and senior decision makers to construct convincing arguments for why change is required in certain areas.

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