Bat Groups Officer – Part Time

  • Job Reference: HKXOG2511/HB
  • Date Posted: 4 November 2020
  • Recruiter: Bat Conservation Trust
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £24,000 to £28,000
  • Sector: Administration Manager
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Bat Groups Officer – Part Time
Vauxhall, South London (office/home based, with travel across England, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man)

(Part time, 30 hours per week)

About Us

We are the Bat Conservation Trust (BCT), the leading non-governmental organisation devoted solely to the conservation of bats and their habitats. Our vision is a world rich in wildlife where bats and people thrive together.

Through education, collaborative action and scientific research, we inspire individuals and organisations to value and speak out for bats. 

The Role

As a Bat Groups Officer, you will facilitate BCT’s relationships with bat groups, provide support to our Partner Group network and promote effective communication between local and national organisations.

You will act as a vital link between BCT and other groups that share our vision, helping to deliver a range of initiatives that support bat conservation. This will include facilitating training to bat groups, developing volunteer training capacity and supporting the delivery of our regional bat conferences. 

The position could be office or home based, subject to discussion with the successful candidate, but visits to London and other travel will be required on a regular basis.

About You

The Bat Groups Officer should have experience of working in the wildlife sector with volunteers, managing programmes of work and delivering training to a variety of audiences. 

The ideal candidate will have a good level of knowledge of bat conservation, have delivered training, be highly efficient and self-motivated, and possess excellent communication, administration and prioritisation skills. 

The Benefits

- Salary of £24,000 - £28,000 pro rata (£19,200 - £22,400 per annum)
- 25 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays (pro rata)
- Develop your career with a forward-thinking charity

Additional Information

Deadline for applications: 10am on Wednesday 25th November 2020 
Interviews: 15th December 2020
Location for interviews: to be held online

(Please note, interviewees will be required to prepare a presentation to be given as part of their interview. Further details will be provided in the invitation to interview letter if your application is successful.)

If you have the passion and experience to join our team, please select the apply button shown to go to our website. Here, you will be able to view the job description and person specification.

Other organisations may call this role Conservation Project Officer, Wildlife Conservation Officer, Wildlife Conservation Programme Co-ordinator, Volunteering Co-ordinator, or Conservation Programme Officer. 

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