Conservation Officer Jobs in Glasgow
We are looking for someone enthusiastic about the care and conservation of historic buildings who will ensure the delivery of the maintenance programme at over 100 grade I and II* listed churches in the North of England. This is a home-based role, with regular travel across the North region.
Working within the national conservation team and alongside the conservation projects manager, you will be the main point of contact for all maintenance related issues, liaising closely with contractors, local groups and volunteers, and developing volunteer training programmes in church maintenance reporting and conservation cleaning.
You will have previous experience in the field of historic buildings maintenance, repair or property management. You will be an effective communicator, be able to plan and deliver your own workload and also work as part of a team. As you’ll be working on churches throughout the North of England it is essential you have a full driving licence.
We would be delighted to hear from you, if you’d like to talk to us about this role before you apply please contact Craig McHugh, Conservation Projects Manager.
How to Apply
If you would like to apply for this role, please visit our website to begin your application. You’ll be asked to submit a CV and a short supporting statement (max 2 sides A4) outlining how you fulfil the person specification for this post.
Please note direct applications via email cannot be accepted for this role; only applications submitted through our recruitment portal will be considered.
The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 15th December 2023, 12 midnight.
The interviews will take place in Manchester on Tuesday 9th January 2024.
Please note that the interview date and location have been specifically been chosen according to the availability of the panel.
We are a Disability Confident Committed Employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the job will be offered an interview.
If you have any queries about this role, or if you have a disability and wish to request a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact us.
We are an inclusive employer and offer equal opportunities to all regardless of an individual’s age, disability, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
We are not a licensed sponsor at this time. Any offer of employment will be made subject to valid right to work in the UK being provided.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Contract: Fixed Term Contract for 12 months
Hours: 37 hours per week (1fte)
Salary: Grade D, salary range £32,359 to £36,698, depending upon experience, plus 8% employer pension contribution
We are looking to hire a Senior Communications Officer to join our Communications and PR team to assist the development and delivery of the regional communications and PR strategy, ensuring Butterfly Conservation’s messages and campaigns are effective across all regions.
Working closely with regional teams and branches, you will have a passion for delivering engaging content with a good understanding of conservation and fundraising communications and PR. Proven exceptional written and oral communication skills are required, along with the ability to develop effective working relationships with both internal and external contacts.
If you are excited about the prospects of working for a leading wildlife charity, please read through the job description and person specification, to see if you have the right skills to join the team.
Candidates must have the right to work in the UK.
Closing date: Midday on Wednesday 13 December 2023
Interviews will take place on Friday 5 January 2024
We believe our work has never been more important.
Wildlife is in steep decline across the UK and over three-quarters of butterflies and two-thirds of moths are declining. We recognise it needs a great team with a wide variety of skills to tackle the problems facing butterflies, moths, and the environment.
Our staff and volunteers are proud to be part of Butterfly Conservation and are dedicated to making a difference to the environment we live in. We understand the importance of maintaining and expanding our expert and valued team of people and offer a range of roles located all over the UK, from the peat bogs in Scotland to the post room in Dorset.
You may also have experience in the following: Communications Manager, Communications Officer, Digital Officer, Membership Officer, Project Management, Internal Communications, CRM, Marketing Assistant, Marketing Executive, Marketing Officer, Communications Executive, Communications, Marketing Management etc.
The Talent Set are delighted to be working with The Butterfly Conservation to find their next Senior Legacy Officer.
The charity offers a flexible working environment, with remote working, and an expectation to attend team meetings either in London or Dorset once per quarter. The current role is part time (22.2 hours/ 0.6 FTE).
Reporting into the Head of Philanthropy, you will develop, implement and market a legacy giving programme to raise awareness of the importance of legacy income to Butterfly Conservation and secure increased legacy pledges from members, supporters and the general public.
· Develop and organise ongoing promotion of legacy giving throughout all Butterfly Conservation communication channels to increase the numbers of enquiries about leaving a gift in will and legacy pledges.
· To plan and co-ordinate annual events to engage with prospective legacy donors and existing legacy pledgers to raise awareness of the importance of gifts in will and to thank for pledges given.
· Lead on the implementation and promotion of free wills campaigns per year to encourage increased legacy pledges and develop relationships with solicitors to help raise awareness of gifts in will. Look for new avenues to engage with potential donors which may or may not be known to the charity.
· Responsible for producing and distributing direct mail legacy campaigns to existing members and supporters to encourage new enquiries and pledges.
· Responsible for stewardship of legacy pledgers and providing acknowledgements and information to next of kin where appropriate.
· To increase the understanding of the importance of legacies throughout Butterfly Conservation and where possible inspire and engage with staff and volunteers to encourage greater understanding of the importance of this income stream.
· Liaise with the Finance team to advise on all potential legacy income to be received and keep the Finance Team updated on any developments or queries that need to be addressed. Support the Finance Team in contacting solicitors and executors about wills as requested.
· To produce legacy statistics and reports as required.
· Ensure Butterfly Conservation’s website is kept updated with current information regarding legacy giving, including review and update Wills Guide.
· Input to the content of the Legacy section of the Fundraising Strategy as required. Ongoing review and evaluation of all activity to make sure that it is being delivered to achieve the objectives in the Fundraising Strategy.
· Extensive experience of legacy fundraising and marketing.
· Experience of working with a voluntary environmental organisation.
· Experience of drafting correspondence and publicity materials.
· Experience of discussing legacies with members/supporters.
· Experience of databases, ideally supporter/ fundraising/ membership.
· Experience of segmenting and analysing data.
· Experience of event planning and management.
· Experience of dealing with suppliers and contractors especially print and design companies.
· Empathy with aims and objectives of Butterfly Conservation.
To be considered for this position please apply with your CV as soon as possible, regrettably please note we may not be able to reply to each and every application.
We are committed to diverse and inclusive recruitment practises that ensure equal opportunity for everyone, regardless of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and will happily make reasonable adjustments to always ensure a fair process.
Face-to-Face Membership Operations Manager - Central England & North Wales
Location: Flexible in UK
Salary: £36,577.00 - £39,267.00 Per Annum
Hours: Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week
Benefits: Pension Scheme, Life Assurance Scheme, 26 days' Annual Leave
Our CEO, Beccy Speight, said to the whole RSPB workforce in November 2023 that "our members are the beating heart of the RSPB" and we have ambitious plans to significantly grow our membership to 1.5 million by 2030 so that we can deliver our saving nature strategy. The F2F (Face-to-Face) Membership Team is responsible for bringing in the majority of our new members, and our contribution needs to grow too. We'll achieve this by working together as one team with relentless energy and focus to deliver quantity and quality, improving our ways of working to be as efficient and effective as possible, and by creating a working environment where everyone can thrive.
This key role in the F2F Membership Team exists primarily to lead and manage a disperse team of Area Managers across the Midlands, North Wales and Mid-Wales in the successful delivery of the in-year F2F membership work plan and associated key performance indicators (KPIs). As such, the successful candidate will ideally be located within this region, for travel purposes.
As a member of the F2F membership management team, this role also supports the performance and development of the wider F2F Membership Team, our collective skills, ways of working, and culture.
What's the role about?
Using recognised management and leadership tools and working through a team of F2F Membership Area Managers, developing a culture of high performance amongst the F2F membership workforce, encouraging team members and others to meet and exceed their targets, in order to maximise RSPB income.
Leading and supporting the team to achieve performance benchmarks (compliance, standards and best practice) ensuring expectations are clearly communicated and acted on to deliver excellent customer service.
In collaboration with other F2F Membership Operations Managers and the General Manager, monitoring performance across all F2F membership KPI’s, to ensure agreed targets and budgets are met.
Implement key strategic tasks as defined by General Manager and Head of F2F Membership that will shape the future of membership recruitment at the RSPB, ensuring we deliver excellence leading to growth.
In collaboration with F2F Membership Operations Managers, Membership Venues Managers and F2F Area Managers ensure venue capacity matches operational requirements so that teams have the right opportunities available and that targets can be met.
Working with counterparts and the General Manager and F2F Membership Business Development Manager, implement strategic business initiatives and changes required for the organisation in order to adapt to changes in the operating environment (market place), and ensure smooth transition of new projects (including growth) into business as usual delivery.
Working with peers across F&C and UK Countries, share and implement tools and processes that will gain alignment and reduce duplication, to deliver the best business outcome and return on investment (RoI) for income generation.
Essential skills, knowledge and experience:
- Understanding a sales team (motivation and capabilities).
- Understanding team dynamics and what it takes to lead a team successfully - recognising competence and commitment as drivers for success.
- Proven skills in leadership and management of a successful sales or income-generating team.
- The ability to focus self and others on what is within our control and influence, bringing energy to the right areas in order to deliver business priorities.
- Able to implement change across a dispersed team.
- Experience in collaborating with colleagues across departments to achieve shared goals.
- Able to manage self to prioritise high volume of competing objectives.
- A proven sales and/or fundraising/membership recruitment track record.
- Proven experience of improving ways of working to deliver greater results.
- Able to effectively implement HR policies and processes, including performance management.
Desirable skills, knowledge and experience:
- Leading through a tier of team managers in a role with regional responsibility.
- Understanding of charity fundraising and/or membership.
Closing date: 23:59, Monday, 29th January 2024
We are looking to conduct interviews for this position from 15 January 2024.
If you would like to find out more, please click the apply button. You will be directed to our website to complete your application for this position.
As part of this application process you will be asked to complete an application form including evidence on how you meet the skills, knowledge, and experience listed above.
We are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse RSPB, in which everyone feels supported, valued, and able to be their full selves. To achieve our vision of creating a world richer in nature, we need more people, and more diverse people, on nature’s side. People of colour and disabled people are currently underrepresented across the environment, climate, sustainability, and conservation sector. If you identify as a person of colour and/or disabled, we are particularly interested in receiving your application. Contact us to discuss any additional support you may need to complete your application.
The RSPB is an equal opportunities employer. This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
This role is not eligible for UK Visa Sponsorship - the successful applicant will need to have a pre-existing Right to Work in the UK in order to be offered an employment contract.
No agencies please.