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Ribble Rivers Trust (RRT) is a regional charity set up to conserve the Ribble Catchment, particularly its rivers, brooks, becks, and streams. Over the last 10 years, RRT has developed and grown into a sector leading organisation, known for getting things done, strong partnership working and a collaborative approach. We are a welcoming and friendly team committed to doing great work for people and nature.

We are currently recruiting three roles, please contact us if you need a more accessible version of the information provided. You can email info@ribbletrust.com, ring 01200 444452 or text 07342 935865.

Natural Capital Lead

Hours: Full-time 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £30,000 – £35,000
Contract: 2 year Fixed Term (with expectation of extension)

This new role will develop our strategy on Natural Capital and environmental markets, developing viable opportunities for private finance and funding. The strategy will explore payments for ecosystem services, such as Carbon Offsets, Woodland for Water Code, and Biodiversity Net Gain and other opportunities; embedding learning into current and developing projects. We are looking to recruit a technically competent, dynamic and enthusiastic person to lead this work, providing technical support to the RRT team with regard Natural Capital and Environmental Economics, and ensuring Ribble Rivers Trust maximises opportuniteis in this developing area of conservation.

For the full job description please read the Natural Capital Lead job description and apply through our Application Form (CVs will not be accepted). Applications should be emailed to info@ribbletrust.com.  The deadline for applications is 17:00 on the 19th August 2022 and we expect to begin interviewing between 30th August and 2nd September 2022.

Citizen Science Co-ordinator

Hours: Full-time 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £24,500 – £26,000p.a. dependent on experience
Contract: 24 months (with possibility of extension, subject to funding)

The Citizen Science Co-ordinator will help to gather data and evidence that shapes the strategic direction, and report on success, of the Trust. We are looking to recruit someone with a passion for improving the environment and working with communities. Someone who will inspire, enable and co-ordinate Citizen Scientists across the catchment to help our efforts to better understand the condition of our rivers, identify actions and report on successes.

For the full job description please read the Citizen Science Co-ordinator job description and apply through our Application Form (CVs will not be accepted). Applications should be emailed to info@ribbletrust.com.  The deadline for applications is 17:00 on the 16th August 2022 with interviews in the week commencing 22nd August 2022.

Land Management Project Officer

Full-time 37.5 hours per week
£24,500 – £26,000p.a. dependent on experience
24 months (with possibility of extension, subject to funding)

The Land Management Project Officer will support the Land Management team in delivery of projects and activities to improve the farmed environment. The successful candidate will work within the Land Management Team, supporting the Farm Advisors in achieving the aims of the Deeper Connections Project.  As such this person should have experience in habitat management and creation, from approaching landowners, to supervising contractors.  The role requires a confident and clear communicator with experience in engaging and working with farmers, landowners, partners, contractors and volunteers, as well as a proven track record in practical project delivery.

For the full job description please read the Land Management Project Officer job description and apply through our Application Form (CVs will not be accepted). Applications should be emailed to info@ribbletrust.com.  The deadline for applications is 17:00 on the 16th August 2022 with interviews in the week commencing 22nd August 2022.

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