Local Waterscape Coordinator (Somerset)
Ref: LWC(S)/CO

WWT Steart, Home Based
£30,055 per annum
Position type
Full Time
Working pattern
37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday.
Job advert

Location:   Steart (Minimum of 3 days per week)/Home-based

The Somerset Coast to Levels is one of the UK’s most important wetland landscapes – what we call a Waterscape. WWT already plays an important role in this Waterscape - through the management of WWT Steart Marshes and the Somerset Climate Resilient Coast project - and together with our conservation partners we aspire to make it bigger, better and more connected for the benefit of wetland wildlife. Could you be the perfect person to be at the forefront the efforts shape the future of this important place, and WWT’s role within it?  If so then we’d love to hear from you.

Role Outline

The core function of you role is to coordinate the development and delivery of work in the Somerset Coast to Levels Waterscape. By building and maintaining close relationships with external organisations and bringing to bear expertise from across WWT, you will identify local projects, develop partnerships and explore funding opportunities to achieve local Waterscapes objectives.

You will be a key source of knowledge and understanding on wetland landscape conservation within the organisation. You will be the trusted face of WWT to many key stakeholders within the Waterscape and work closely with our Communications, Policy and Advocacy teams to promote our work and push for wider change to help enable it.

About You

You will be an extremely committed person who cares deeply about the success and impact of your work. You’ll be enthusiastic about what you believe in and have creative ideas for how to fund and deliver sustainable landscape-scale conservation work.

You’ll be a real people person, able to nurture trusted relationships with colleagues in other teams and counterparts in other organisations. You will enjoy working in an organisation with a strong “can-do” attitude that wants to make a difference and is willing to run with good ideas.

You’ll have experience in successfully delivering projects and understand the importance of taking a professional approach to managing projects. You’ll also be a great communicator - advocating your work to wide range of stakeholders.

If this sounds like you then we would love to hear from you. Come and join us in delivering our vision of a world where healthy wetland nature thrives and enriches lives.

About Us

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. We conserve, restore and create wetlands. We are pioneers in saving wetland wildlife, both in the UK and around the world. At our 10 UK sites around a million visitors a year engage with wetland nature. We work internationally in key global wetland areas, balancing conservation with sustainable livelihoods and influencing national and international conservation policies.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Life assurance
  • Free car parking and secure bike storage areas
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free entry to all our centres

Closing date:  Thursday 27th January 2022

Interview date: Tuesday 8th February 2022

WWT is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit.

Registered Charity Number England & Wales, no 1030884 and Scotland, no SC039410

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