Urban Engagement Officer

Closing date:
Salary: £22,869 per annum rising to £23,369 upon successful completion of probation
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time

Abbotts Hall Farm,

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

Hedgehog have suffered severe population decline - Photo Tom Marshall

Are you someone with a passion for urban wildlife who wants to
share this with people and inspire them to take action to protect it? If the answer is yes, read on… 

Essex Wildlife Trust are 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 committed and enthusiastic team. 

In this exciting new role within the Landscape Conservation Team, you will be responsible for delivering targeted urban wildlife engagement projects aimed at reconnecting people with nature; inspiring and empowering them to take action to protect it. In doing so you will work to address inequalities around access to nature and green spaces in urban environments.

If you have experience of wildlife and community engagement projects, and you would like to work at a Sunday Times Top 100 Best Company and you
feel you would fit in our friendly, committed, passionate and professional
organisation then we would love to hear from you. 

We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

Closing date: 5PM Thursday 25th February 2021

Interview date:  Friday 19th March 2021 via Zoom

To apply, please complete the application form and send the completed form by e-mail to jobs@essexwt.org.uk

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