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NHBS Limited

Ecology Content Writer / Editor

Based at our office in Totnes, Devon

NHBS is looking for an Ecology Content Writer/Editor to join our Marketing team.

Our ideal candidate will have a talent for writing, great proof-reading skills and a good knowledge of natural history and ecology. A large proportion of this job will be writing high quality text - blog posts, emails, item descriptions, magazine adverts and catalogue copy - as well as proof-reading the work of others. In any given week our adverts run in magazines, our emails reach thousands of customers and our printed fliers, catalogues and newsletters land on hundreds of doormats.

The Ecology Content Writer/Editor plays a key role in producing this material.  There will also be opportunities to work alongside our busy publishing team, helping to prepare our magazines 'British Wildlife' and 'Conservation Land Management'.

Some of your responsibilities will be:

  • Writing high quality interesting and informative copy about the products and services offered by NHBS
  • Proof-reading and editing marketing copy
  • Assisting with production of the different strands of our marketing campaigns (emails, fliers, print catalogues, print advertising, online advertising and website campaigns)
  • Assisting our magazine team with editorial tasks
  • Writing blog posts and formulating author interview questions
  • Writing content for and helping to organise the production of our printed catalogues
  • Understanding our customer base and writing varied content to suit

Essential skills:

  • Outstanding writing and proof-reading skills
  • A demonstrated interest in and knowledge of ecology and conservation
  • A common-sense approach, critical thinking and a willingness to learn new skills
  • A passion for writing and love of the English language
  • Ability to modify writing style based upon end user

This permanent position is available immediately. Salary: £20,000 - £21,500 (depending on experience) based on a 37.5-hour week, 28 days holiday p.a including bank holidays, up to 3 paid days of conservation volunteering p.a., and a generous company pension.

Please send a cover letter with your CV by 14th May to Natalie Mawson, Head of Sales & Marketing,

About us:

Founded in 1985, NHBS Ltd ( is a world leader in supplying natural history, ecology and conservation books and ecological survey equipment to institutions, retailers, companies, and private customers around the world. In addition to the retail business, NHBS manufactures equipment and publishes two magazines. NHBS is passionate about making a positive environmental impact - our core purpose is to support those who work to understand, protect and conserve the natural environment.

Closing Date: 14/05/2021  Location: Totnes

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