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Forestry England is the largest land manager and custodian of the nationís public forests. We have around 1,000 committed staff looking after more land and more trees than any other organisation. Itís a job that never stops growing. 


We are looking for an experienced and innovative Business Development Manager to join our South Forest District, which manages 46,000 hectares of forest across West Sussex, Surrey, Berkshire, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Dorset and South Wiltshire. We have over 20 million visitors to our forests each year, providing a range of different recreational activities that help support businesses and the local economy.


Youíll be a self-motivated individual who will seek, scope and explore new business and income generating opportunities. Youíll use market insight and your excellent communications and negotiation skills to work with a range of commercial partners, local authorities and national parks to help grow our business offering. Youíll also help to increase awareness of our work so that everyone who visits and works with us understands who we are and what we do. 


This is an exciting time to join the South Forest District as we look to secure and grow our economic, social and natural capital of our forests. In return, we offer an attractive salary and benefits package including generous annual leave and a government pension scheme. We also provide a range of training and learning opportunities to help you develop your skills.  


To apply and for further details about this exciting role visit: https://www.civilservicejobs.service.gov.uk or for an informal chat, please contact Richard Burke on tel: 0300 067 4621 or email on richard.burke@forestryengland.uk.


Closing date: 2 October 2019

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