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Logo: Woodland TrustSenior Woodland Outreach Manager - Scotland

Salary £35,000 - £39,000

 

About Us

 

The Woodland Trust is the UKís leading woodland conservation charity. We want to see a UK rich in native woods and trees, for people and wildlife. The Trust aims to engage and inspire people about woods and trees to help us meet our vision of creating, restoring and protecting woodland. We own and care for over 1,000 woodland sites across the United Kingdom and support the creation and management of woodland on land outside the Trustís own estate.

 

The Role

 

The Senior Woodland Outreach Manager will lead the Outreach Team in Scotland to deliver a programme of advice and support to landowners, woodland managers and partners outside the Trustís estate. This includes the creation, protection and restoration of woods and trees within prioritised landscapes as well as supporting policy and advocacy work.

 

The post will be key in developing strategic relationships across Scotland to ensure trees and woods are an integral element of plans and projects, and that the outreach team offers high standards of practical advice to deliver woodland creation and ancient woodland restoration targets.

 

The Candidate

 

Youíll need to have a good understanding, and practical experience, of effective woodland creation and management. Youíll have excellent inter-personal skills and possess the ability to build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders in the land management sector.

 

A working knowledge of agri-environment grants and other appropriate support mechanisms will be a basic requirement and youíll need experience of leading successful, focused teams.

 

What You Can Expect

 

Thereís no other organisation like the Woodland Trust. Whatever you do here you will be supporting our work to protect and enhance woods and trees. In return, we recognise and value our people. You'll have our full support, training and opportunities for professional development, along with a contributory pension, life assurance and good holiday entitlement.

 

Closing date: 18.08.2019

 

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