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Project Officer - Free Trees for Schools and Communities

Grantham, Lincolnshire
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
ABOUT US The Woodland Trust is the UK's leading woodland conservation charity. We want to see a world where trees and woods thrive for people and nature. The Trust engages and inspires people to make their difference tackling the nature and climate crisis helping protect, restore and create our vital woods and trees. THE ROLE You will lead our administration team on the delivery of our Free Trees for Schools and Communities scheme, through which we currently plant over 1 million trees each year. You will oversee the management of applications to the scheme, to ensure high quality outcomes for the thousands of organisations who take part each year. You will be supporting the team and the Trust to continually improve and grow the scheme in order to maximise engagement, impact and outcomes. THE CANDIDATE Being an excellent organiser with the ability to prioritise workloads in order to meet targets and deadlines is essential. You'll be a strong communicator, managing relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and suppliers. You'll be confident in handling data, and competent using IT systems, particularly CRM database and MS office applications. A basic understanding of woodland creation would be desirable. WHAT TO EXPECT BY JOINING A TEAM AND MAKING A DIFFERENCE There's no other organisation like the Woodland Trust. Joining the team you will be making your contribution to tackling the nature and climate crisis. In return, we recognise and value our people. You'll have our full support, training and opportunities for professional development, along with a contributory pension, life assurance, good holiday allowance and the opportunity to work flexibly from home. OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY & INCLUSION At the Woodland Trust, we want to reflect and represent the full richness of diversity in the UK. Fewer of our employees are Black, Asian or minority ethnic; disabled; from lower socio-economic backgrounds or under 25; so we are particularly keen to receive your application if you are from one or more of these groups. We can also discuss anything you may need to achieve your full potential at any stage of the process. We assess your application solely on your demonstrated suitability for the job. Nothing else. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications. If you are interested, we'd encourage you to submit your application as early as possible
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  • Job Reference: 707315948-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: The Woodland Trust
  • Location: Grantham, Lincolnshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Community & Sport
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Start Date: Sun, 04 Sep 2022 19:00:00 EST