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Heal is looking for a full-time Learning and Sharing Manager to join our small team at an exciting time for the charity, as we have recently acquired our foundation rewilding site, Heal Somerset
Salary: £31,040 per year
Contract: Full-time, 2 year contract
Hours: 37.5 hours per week with occasional evening and weekend work (if/when required, not as standard)
Location: Based at Heal Somerset, Lower West Farm Barn, Bindon Lane, Witham Friary, BA11 5HH, with the possibility of hybrid working (ideally working at the office at least one day a week)
Closing date: midnight on Sunday 20 August
Interview stage 1: online (via Zoom), 6-8 September
Interview stage 2: in-person at Heal Somerset, 11-13 September
Start date: Monday 16 October
About the role
We are looking for a dynamic, experienced events manager from a commercial or educational events background who understands the importance and power of education and shared learning whilst also having strong commercial instincts.
The primary focus for this role will be to:
Explain the impact of nature-led recovery on wildlife and climate
Disseminate findings from Heal Somerset to benefit future nature recovery project
Create opportunities for people passionate about climate action to gather and learn
In addition to connecting with experts, local communities and nature lovers to find workshop and tour leaders, you will be responsible for maximising opportunities for generating vital income from these activities to help run Heal’s 460-acre Somerset site. In this role, you will be responsible for creating a comprehensive calendar of events including tours, talks, workshops, conferences and other activities that align with the mission of Heal Rewilding.
Roles and responsibilities include:
Developing strong relationships with key experts, local partners and collaborators in the rewilding and nature recovery space to involve in our education programme
Identifying and secure speakers, facilitators and other experts to deliver tours, talks, workshops and other events. Examples could include a wildlife surveying workshop or a one-day course to share our learnings on the role of finance in nature recovery, especially natural capital
Creating a comprehensive calendar of events and identify opportunities for income generation
Strong commercial acumen
Excellent communication skills
Excellent project management skills
Excellent IT skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
How to apply
If you meet our essential criteria and would like to apply to join our team as our new Learning and Sharing Manager, please complete the form below.
Please note, all recruitment at Heal follows a name-blind application process - the purpose of this is to reduce the impact of unconscious bias. This is an important part of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusivity. All applicants are required to anonymise their application, using a random six-digit ID as an identifier instead of their name. Please see the guidance within the application pack for instructions. Any applicants who fail to comply with the name-blind process will be immediately rejected.