Kent Wildlife Trust

Wilder Towns Officer

Contract: Permanent, full-time

Closing Date: Midday on Friday 24th January 2020

Interview Date: Monday 3rd February 2020

Salary: £28,401

Based at Tyland Barn, Maidstone

The Job: The post holder will be responsible for managing the Trust’s approach to green and blue infrastructure, including spatial strategy, planning and policy issues, public engagement and campaigning, and project development.

You: will have an excellent understanding of current policy relating to green/blue infrastructure and the planning system, including Biodiversity Net Gain, and a good understanding of development pressures in Kent and the South East. You will bring demonstrable experience of engaging with local government, private sector, NGO and community group partners on planning matters and delivering tangible benefits for wildlife and people through the planning system.

If you feel you have the experience and skills to meet the challenge of this exciting role, we would be very interested to hear from you.

Kent Wildlife Trust is the leading wildlife charity for Kent and Medway, supported by its members and staffed by committed professionals. We are all working to protect wildlife and to find better ways to run an efficient and effective organisation.

Contact details:

For an informal chat, please contact Richard Bloor on 01622 662012 or email

To apply, please visit our website at to download an application pack. Applicants should read the Guidance Notes carefully before completing the Applicant Information Form supported by cover note and CV.

Kent Wildlife Trust has a positive approach to equality and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

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