Woodland Creation Administrator
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. We own and care for over 1,000 woodland sites across the United Kingdom and support the creation and management of woodland on land outside the Trust’s own estate.
The North of England has significantly less woodland cover than the rest of the country, and along-side our partners, especially the Community Forests, we are establishing at least 50 million new trees and transforming the landscape of Northern England.
The Woodland Creation Administrator will provide effective administrative support to the Northern Forest Project Manager, Woodland Creation Manager (Northern Forest), and North Region Outreach Advisors in relation to the Defra Nature for Climate Fund woodland creation programme.
This will include providing targeted administrative support on woodland creations projects in the Northern Forest, including maintaining and updating relevant databases like project information on the Forestry Commission Public Register, responding to telephone and email enquiries, and liaison with the NF Project Co-ordinator as needed.
This is a great opportunity for the right person to contribute to the Northern Forest programme of work, so you’ll need to be enthusiastic about our cause and interested in the environment and in woodland creation. You’ll have previous administrative experience and excellent communication skills, including experience in professional and positive customer care. Experience using MS Office 365, including excel to a good standard is a must and experience of GIS is a distinct advantage. In additional you’ll be able to work effectively within a team to achieve smart outcomes.
This role will work both from home and from the Grantham office, so the successful candidate will need to have reasonable access to the Grantham Office.
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.
More about The Woodland Trust
Posted on: 12 January 2022
Closing date: 11 February 2022
Job ref: JAN20228722