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Duchy of Cornwall

Future Farming Advisor

Permanent | Full-time (35 hours)

£29,000 + £6,000 Car Allowance

Princetown, Devon

The Duchy of Cornwall has a clear vision for the future: Sustainable Stewardship – for communities, enterprise and nature.

We are looking for people to join our team who share our core values. People who can be Visionary, who will help us lead with Integrity and Responsibility and in a way that encourages Inclusivity.

We have some exciting challenges ahead. Our journey to net zero and nature enhancement will shape our estate for many years to come.

An exciting new vacancy has arisen within the Future Farming team working on the Duchy’s land holdings across Devon, extending to 71,000 acres.

You will work within the Future Farming team, and alongside the Duchy’s Land Stewards to help take forward the Duchy’s progressive work on farm and across landscapes, achieving positive impacts at scale.

You will liaise with tenants and Duchy staff in the development of integrated farm plans that integrate profitable farm businesses with nature and climate outcomes. You will assist with the delivery of the Duchy’s peatland restoration programme supporting and encouraging tenants to test and trial new techniques and technologies on farm.

As part of your role, you will represent the Duchy within a range of land and environmental management initiatives on Dartmoor and participate in collaborative projects. Stakeholder engagement with key partner organisations is key to the success of the role.

You will have a degree/diploma or equivalent experience in a relevant environmental and/or land management subject, sound knowledge of rural land use, including the provision of advice for the integrated management of a range of natural features, and a valid UK driving licence.

For further information, along with the application process, please click here

Closing date: 8th February 2023.

We conduct first interviews via video conference and hold second interviews ‘in-person’ subject to any relevant COVID 19 restrictions or guidance.

Closing Date: 08/02/2023  Location: Princetown, Devon

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