Reporting to: Head of Business Development and Community Engagement
Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 pa depending on qualification & experience
Based: A combination of Elm Tree Court, Devizes & remote working
Hours: Permanent / Full time (37.5 hours/week)

We are pleased to be advertising for the role of Carbon Reduction Champion at Wiltshire Wildlife Trust. This exciting role will support the work of Wiltshire Wildlife Trust (WWT) and our partner community energy enterprise Wiltshire Wildlife Community Energy (WWCE) in responding to the inextricably linked climate and ecological crises.

You will lead on the Trust’s Carbon Reduction Strategy, exploring carbon sequestration opportunities as part of our nature-based solutions and leading on projects that deliver benefits for wildlife and climate; working with individuals, communities and organisations to support their carbon reduction strategies and generate their own energy from local, low carbon, community-owned generation.

This post offers significant scope to develop the response of WWT and WWCE to one of the crucial issues of our time and seek ways to reduce and avoid emissions, sequester carbon and build a community of concerned individuals, groups and organisations.

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is an exemplary employer with high staff satisfaction and multiple benefits for employees. These benefits include:
• Pension up to 7.5% non-contributory
• Group risk insurance – death in service and income protection
• 25 days annual leave plus public holidays
• Complimentary access to all WWT reserves and events
• Staff discount at WWT cafes, retail workshops and classes
• Flexible working (Office and Home based)
• Use of hybrid pool vehicle
• Free tea and coffee
• Office in central town location
• Free Parking

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Download an application form
Please submit your application to [email protected] 

If you would like to discuss this opportunity informally, please contact Damian Haasjes on 01380 725670 or [email protected] 

Closing Date for applications: 9.00 am on Monday 6th of December, 2021
Successful candidates will be notified by close of play on 8th December, 2021

Interviews: Formal interviews will be held at Elm Tree Court on Friday 10th December, 2021

Please note we are only able to accept applications via our application form and when completing the form please ensure you use the ‘supporting statement’ section to evidence how you believe you meet the essential and desirable criteria detailed in the Job Description. This information will be used in our short-listing process.