Sustainability Officer (2 Year Fixed Term Contract)

Closing date:
Salary: £24,500 p.a. rising to £25,000 after probation
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Full time
Location: Abbotts Hall Farm, Maldon Road, Great Wigborough, Colchester, Essex, CO5 7RZ

Sandy Miller - Wilder Essex

Are you passionate about sustainability? Are you a thorough investigator? Do you influence and communicate well? Are you solutions-led and dedicated enough to roll out our ambitious sustainability plans across our organisation?
If the answer is yes, read on… 

Essex Wildlife Trust is the county’s leading conservation charity, committed to protecting wildlife and inspiring a lifelong love of nature; and we would love you to join our new Business Support Team – a committed and enthusiastic team, enabling the organisation to meet its strategic goals.

In this role you will effectively collaborate with people across the Trust, quickly understanding our charity and key stakeholders. You will be very organised and map out action plans in the pursuit of new projects to fulfil the Trust’s sustainability objectives.

The role requires the ability to investigate and interpret technical solutions, attention to detail, numeracy skills and regular reporting. An understanding of sustainability legislation will be required.

If you have experience of achieving results and accreditation, you have built robust recording/reporting systems and you would like to work at a Sunday Times Top 100 Best Company feeling you would fit in our friendly, committed, passionate and professional organisation, then we would love to hear from you. 

Closing date: 5pm Monday the 1st February 2021

Interview dates: 10th February 2021

To apply, please complete the application form and send the completed form by e-mail to

Essex Wildlife Trust aims to employ a diverse body of people with different perspectives, values and attitudes. We seek to promote an inclusive environment where differences are shared and valued; unfair treatment or discrimination is challenged; and everyone is able to reach their full potential.

To complete our Equal Opportunities survey when applying for this role please use the link below:

 Essex Wildlife Trust Equal Opportunities Monitoring