We are looking for a collaborative, innovative individual to coordinate delivery of the Forest of Avon Plan: Tree and Woodland Strategy for the West of England which was launched in June 2021 across Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire as a partnership with the region’s authorities, the Woodland Trust, West of England Nature Partnership and many others.
You would be working in a truly dynamic and creative role with huge potential to create a big impact. You will be working with a diverse range of partners, landowners and communities across the region to deliver the Plan’s Goals, guided by the 5 Year Action Plan, as well as some of the flagship projects.
You will also be looking at the targets to 2050 and planning how they will be achieved and progress recorded.
The Forest of Avon Trust have secured funding for this role together with a Communications Officer role and a substantial package of communications and engagement support under the Emergency Tree Fund funded by the Woodland Trust. The Emergency Tree Fund has been created to accelerate work towards targets under the Environment Act and England’s Tree Action Plan, to address the climate change and biodiversity emergencies and to create, protect and restore our trees and woodlands
Two-year fixed term contract to start as soon as possible:
• Salary of £35,000 gross per annum
• 5 days per week (37.5 hours)
• Flexible working hours
• Main office base at Lockleaze Bristol, with some homeworking optional
• Time spent at partner offices, with some travel for site visits
• Employee Pension Scheme with 3% employer contribution
• A very friendly team with training opportunities, a flexible approach to working and an
opportunity to influence nationally through our network of England’s Community Forests and
work with Defra and national partners
A full job description, plus details on how to apply, can be found here.
Application deadline - 5 pm on Tuesday 1st November.
Forest of Avon Plan Coordinator
£35,000 gross per annum
5 days per week (37.5 hours)
Two-year fixed term contract to start as soon as possible
Main office base at Lockleaze Bristol, with some homeworking optional
Tuesday, 1 November 2022