Colour in the Margins Outreach Officer

Do you want to be part of a ground-breaking approach to saving species from extinction? Back from the Brink is a £6.6million HLF-funded programme delivered by a partnership of England’s leading nature conservation organisations. We have built a team of enthusiastic and experienced individuals across the partnership to undertake conservation work and inspire the nation to discover, value and act for threatened species.

As part of this programme Plantlife are seeking an experienced Outreach Officer to deliver the outreach programme of the Colour in the Margins integrated project, which targets the conservation of 13 species that occur in arable habitat. You will be responsible for delivering the outreach programme, alongside three regional Project Officers and the Project Managers.

This is a full time, fixed term post until 31st December 2020.

Our Head Office is in Salisbury and we also have an office near our Ranscombe reserve in Strood, Kent. The nominal base for this post will be at either of these offices or, home based in or near one of the six project areas (Devon & Cornwall, Somerset, Wessex, Brecklands, Kent and Yorkshire). The role will require frequent travel across the project areas and may require travel throughout England. We work normal office hours (9-5, Monday to Friday), although this role will also require some weekend and evening working. We offer flexible working.

The reward package is based around a salary of £23,000 - £27,000 pa plus contributions to a group personal pension scheme and other benefits, including 25 days annual leave.

How to apply

A full job description, person specification and details of how to apply are available to download below:

The closing date for applications is 5pm 21st December. Interviews will be held in the week commencing 21st January.

Plantlife Cymru Office Volunteer

Would you like to contribute to Plantlife's efforts in saving wild plants and fungi? Or perhaps you are pursuing a career in conservation and want to gain experience and new skills.

Plantlife Cymru currently has opportunities to volunteer at their office in Cardiff. Activities are able to be shaped to your interests but could include working on projects, administration or helping with public events. An interest in wild plants/fungi and basic computer skills are essential. Time commitment is flexible but ideally you will be able to work with us for at least a day a week.

For more details about the volunteer role, please click here.

If you are interested in applying please complete the application form and return via email to

For an informal chat about the role, or if you have any queries, please call 02920 376193.

Gwirfoddolwr yn Swyddfa Plantlife Cymru

A hoffech chi gyfrannu i ymdrechion Plantlife wrth achub planhigion gwyllt a ffyngau? Neu efallai’ch bod yn dilyn gyrfa mewn cadwraeth ac eisiau ennill profiad a sgiliau newydd.

Ar hyn o bryd, mae Plantlife Cymru yn cynnig cyfleoedd i wirfoddoli yn eu swyddfa yng Nghaerdydd. Gall gweithgareddau gael eu llunio i siwtio’ch diddordebau ond gallent gynnwys gweithio ar brosiectau, gweinyddu neu helpu gyda digwyddiadau cyhoeddus. Mae diddordeb mewn planhigion gwyllt/ ffyngau a sgiliau cyfrifiadurol sylfaenol yn hanfodol. Mae’r ymrwymiad o ran amser yn hyblyg ond yn ddelfrydol, byddwch yn gallu gweithio gyda ni am o leiaf un diwrnod yr wythnos.

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