The Woodland Trust is the UK’s leading woodland conservation charity. We want to see a UK rich in native woods and trees, for people and wildlife. The Trust aims to engage and inspire people about woods and trees to help us meet our vision of creating, restoring and protecting woodland.
The Woodland Trust is transforming Smithills Estate with a fresh vision, new access routes, improved infrastructure and deeper links to the large, diverse local community. Supported through the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Woodland Trust will give Smithills Estate the boost it needs to become a sustainable and thriving place – where landscape restoration and conservation can move forward hand in hand with the many hundreds of thousands of people who know, love and feel part of the estate.
The Events & Community Co-ordinator will support the delivery of the HLF programme, providing administrative support to our volunteer programme and input into our interpretation projects. In addition the role will support with the delivery of our busy events programme and engagement activities, helping to inspire people about the landscape of Smithills and facilitating a deeper connection with woods and trees
Passionate about our aims at Smithills estate, you’ll have some experience of outdoor event delivery and be an articulate communicator with an environmental interest in trees and woods and/or nature conservation. You’ll be comfortable communicating with a variety of audiences, from the general public to our volunteers.This is a busy, hands on role, so you’ll need to be enthusiastic and proactive with a positive approach as well as being able to prioritise a busy workload.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
There’s no other organisation like the Woodland Trust. Whatever you do here you will be supporting our work to protect and enhance woods and trees. In return we recognise and value our people. You'll have our full support, training and opportunities for professional development, along with a contributory pension, life assurance and good holiday entitlement.