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CPRE, the Countryside Charity, exists to promote and enhance the countryside and protect it from unsustainable development. Working alongside rural communities, the charity campaigns for good local public services, affordable homes and sustainable economic growth and leads projects to connect people with their local countryside.


The Avon and Bristol branch is looking to appoint a dynamic individual who understands the importance of good communications across media and social media; can build key partnerships with stakeholders; is an effective fundraiser and happy to oversee a project based team.


The new Director has a great opportunity to support projects that build biodiversity and mitigate climate change; influence planning decisions; improve and develop communications; widen access to the countryside to encourage cultural diversity and inclusion and ensure the branch is well managed financially.


You will oversee the 'Hedgerow Heroes' project through which volunteers are supported and trained to manage and maintain healthy hedgerows.  This builds biodiversity and ensures wildlife in our countryside is brought back from the brink.   Healthy hedgerows help to fight climate change. In Avon and Bristol, we have plans to expand the project from South Gloucestershire to Bath and North East Somerset in 2023.


Contract: Permanent

Hours: 3 days a week (rising to 4 days, subject to project funding).

Salary: £32,000 (Full Time Equivalent), depending on experience

Work place: home-based with local meetings and occasionally in London.


Applications close 14th April.  Interviews on 21st April in Bristol area.


Flexible working is fully supported across three/four days.


Diversity and inclusion:  We welcome applicants from people with diverse cultural backgrounds.  We are actively engaged in ensuring that CPRE Avon and Bristol is open and welcoming to all and staff are mentored and supported to help them reach their personal career goals.



circa £32,000 FTE


3 days per week (rising to 4 subject to project funding)

Contract Type:

Part time


Home based with regular travel in the West of England

Close Date:

Friday, 14 April 2023

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