Forester Wanted

posted on April 24, 2020

We are looking for an exceptional and early-career Forester

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Job advert

We are looking for a Forester to join our dynamic small team. The important role will focus on improving the support we provide to users of our services, including working on new developments, improving communication with users, and providing training. The successful applicant is likely to have a flair for communication, familiarity with technologies including GIS, and a passion for sustainable forest management. While based in south Oxfordshire, the work will take the candidate across Britain so a willingness to travel is essential. The role is likely to suit an early-career forester.

Apply online. CVs and letters will not be accepted.

Deadline for applications: Sunday 17th May

Full details and the online application can be found at



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We’re hiring

posted on September 5, 2018

Web Software Developer (mid-level)

Join our dynamic and creative team, working in a stunning countryside location, providing cutting-edge software solutions to help protect and improve the natural environment.

As our Web Software Developer you will play an important role in the development of online tools that benefit the natural environment, for example by improving the conditions of woodlands and the planting of more trees across the country. You will develop and maintain databases and web applications that are central to our charitable activities, supporting positive environmental outcomes.

You will have a strong selection of skills and experience in the following essential requirements:

  • Knowledge / experience of the following web development languages: HTML/CSS/Sass, PHP, Node.js, MySQL / PostgreSQL / PostGIS, frontend Javascript, jQuery / Bootstrap
  • Knowledge and practical experience of source control and build tools. We use git and gulp.
  • A solid understanding of database design and data manipulation.

Location: South Oxfordshire

Position: Full-time or part-time. Flexible working hours, and some home-working, may be agreed.

Salary: £30-35,000 dependent on experience.

Full job specification available:

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Sylva Foundation is recruiting a Fundraiser

posted on October 2, 2015

Development Officer (fundraising)

Salary: £30-35,000 p.a.

Location: Oxfordshire, OX14 4RA

Contract: Two years full time, with possibility for extension

Closing date: Sunday, October 25th.

The Sylva Foundation seeks to appoint a Development Officer, to join its small team in rural Oxfordshire. You will have proven skills, experience and a track record in fundraising, ideally with Trusts and Foundations. An excellent communicator, you are able to build and maintain good relationships with donors and grant makers. We value your exceptional social and interpersonal skills, while your enthusiastic and optimistic outlook fits well with our dynamic staff. Two year full-time post, with possibility for extension. Flexible working conditions considered, including partial homeworking. Salary £30-£35,000 p.a. dependent upon experience. To apply and for further details see:

Closing date 23:59 pm on Sunday 25th October 2015. Interviews are scheduled for the week commencing Monday 26th October 2015.

This position has been advertised previously. If you have submitted an application already there is no need to do so again.

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Education Programmes Manager with the RFS

posted on July 23, 2013

The Royal Forestry Society is inviting applications for the full-time post of Education Programmes Manager to develop and deliver educational initiatives that meet the needs of their members and other audiences. Interested candidates should have a background in forestry, arboriculture or a closely related area. This is a senior appointment and the RFS is seeking candidates of the highest calibre.

Click here for full details. Closes 30th July.

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